Senate votes to convict Chief Justice FINAL SCORE, 20-3: Twenty senator-judges voted to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona. Only sixteen votes were necessary to impeach the latter from office (two-thirds vote of all Senator). Corona becomes the first Philippine official to be impeached.
Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona will most likely get acquitted in Article III and VII. The first one charges that Corona flip-flopped on the case involving Flight Attendants and Steward Association of the Philippines (FASAP) and Philippine Airlines. Although it is highly irregular for
Since the prosecution and defense panels are already done giving their respective closing arguments in the 43rd and final day of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment trial, the senator-judges are now ready to hand their verdict. The decision, whichever way it goes, is bound to
American music superstar Lady Gaga’s scheduled concert in Jakarta, Indonesia will no longer push through, the singer announced via Twitter. “I’m so very sorry to the fans (and I feel) just as devastated as you if not more,” Lady Gaga said in a message posted
President Benigno Aquino III has shunned a proposal made by Senator Alan Peter Cayetano for his cabinet members to sign waivers to open their financial records to the public. This is in connection to a now-withdrawn dare made by Chief Justice Renato Corona that he
The Philippines will be marking its 114th Independence Day celebration this coming June 12, which falls on a Tuesday. Some may be asking if President Benigno Aquino III will move this holiday to June 11 to create another three-day weekend for Filipino workers, and as
I live-twitted the Day 40 of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment trial, where the accused himself took the witness stand. When Serafin Cuevas, the defense lead counsel, told Senate President and impeachment court presiding officer Juan Ponce Enrile that his client will be making an
While most of the country is fixated yesterday afternoon in the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona (where the accused himself took the witness stand), the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the list of passers in the May 2012 Certified Public Accountant licensure examinations.
Viewers across the country felt bitin when Axe Philippines released its TV commercial for Axe Anarchy two weeks ago. The advertisement for Axe Anarchy, the first fragrance from Axe for both men and women, ran for less than thirty seconds. The Movie and Television Review
“Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities” – from Ayn Rand’s “Collectived Rights” United States President