House Speaker says Corona conviction reaffirms principle of good governance

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on House Speaker says Corona conviction reaffirms principle of good governance 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, May 29 – House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Tuesday said that the decision of the Senate, sitting as an impeachment court, to remove Chief Justice Renato Corona from his post as the chief magistrate of the Supreme Court (SC) was a result of a constitutional process and served as a reaffirmation of the principles of good governance.

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Cotabato folks laud impeachment court, agree to its decision on Corona

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Cotabato folks laud impeachment court, agree to its decision on Corona 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY, May 29 — Ordinary residents here have lauded the Senate impeachment court and the comments of majority of the senator-judges in impeaching Chief Justice Renato Corona for failing to properly declare his Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Networth (SALN).

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Aklan congressman says Corona’s impeachment a victory for the Filipino people

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Aklan congressman says Corona’s impeachment a victory for the Filipino people 

ILOILO CITY, May 29 -– Aklan Congressman Florencio T. Miraflores said that the impeachment of Chief Justice Reynato Corona is a victory for the Filipino people for it showed that justice still prevails in this country and that nobody is above the law.

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Not the end of the world for Corona yet, says Pangasinan judge

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Not the end of the world for Corona yet, says Pangasinan judge 

DAGUPAN CITY, May 29 — A Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge in Pangasinan said it is not the end of the world yet for Chief Justice Renato Corona who was convicted Tuesday by the Senate impeachment court by a vote of 20-3.

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Gunman kills barangay official in Basilan

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Gunman kills barangay official in Basilan 

ISABELA CITY, Basilan, May 29 -– A barangay official in the municipality of Sumisip, this province, was shot and killed inside his residence in this city on Tuesday afternoon.

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Corona’s conviction draws adverse reactions

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Corona’s conviction draws adverse reactions 

ILOILO CITY, May 29 – The guilty verdict promulgated by the impeachment court against Chief Justice Renato Corona gained adverse reactions from people of all walks of life in the metropolis.

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Monsignor Vicente of Dumaguete City laid to rest

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Monsignor Vicente of Dumaguete City laid to rest 

DUMAGUETE CITY, May 29 -– Some 68 priests from the Diocese of Dumaguete, the Diocese of San Carlos, and other religious congregations paid their last respects to the late Rev. Monsignor Bienvenido Antonio Escalambre Vicente Tuesday shortly before he was laid to rest.

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Baguio lawyers react on Corona's impeachment

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Baguio lawyers react on Corona's impeachment 

BAGUIO CITY, May 29 — The non-declaration of dollar deposits and assets of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona convinced 20 senator-judges the chief magistrate is guilty in his impeachment case.

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Local folks, legal experts in Pampanga agree with Corona's conviction

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Local folks, legal experts in Pampanga agree with Corona's conviction 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, May 29 – Local folks as well as legal experts in the province on Tuesday were convinced with the decision of the impeachment court to convict Chief Justice Renato Corona for betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of the Constitution.

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Sorsogueños take pride for Chiz, Gringgo verdicts

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Sorsogueños take pride for Chiz, Gringgo verdicts 

By Danny O. Calleja

SORSOGON CITY, May 29 – For thousands of Sorsogueños who attentively watched over televisions how impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona was judged by the impeachment court Tuesday afternoon, the pride was theirs for having two senator-judges who voted for conviction as their own.

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