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Corona expects more attacks from Aquino, says he’s moved on


Former Chief Justice Renato Corona PHOTO BY : JUNNY ROY / DAILY TRIBUNE / SENATE POOL

CEBU CITY—Former Chief Justice Renato Corona expects to be a target of attacks when President Benigno Aquino delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 23.

Corona told reporters here on Wednesday that he was informed by his friends in Malacañang that criticisms against him were part of the President’s annual address to the country.

“Actually, this is nothing new,” Corona said, noting that he has been getting constant attacks from the President even after the Senate voted to remove him from office on May 29. “There is nothing that I can do if he wants to do that.”

Corona, who was the first Chief Justice to be removed from office through impeachment, said he has forgiven those who had worked to take him out of the Supreme Court, including officials in Malacañang.

Corona was in Cebu on invitation of his  friend Nonito Limchua, chief operating officer of Cebu Catholic Television Network.

“The more I think about the difficult months my family and I went through, the more I call on God. You can’t call on God to help you without forgiving. That’s all part of being a Christian,” he said.

Corona said he has moved on and is spending more time with his family, especially his wife Cristina.

“We have more time to go on dates now,” he said.

Corona said his time with his family was limited when he was chief justice because work always got in the way.

“But now I have all the time. We have breakfast, lunch and dinner together. We go to the mall. We go to the movies. We spend a lot of time with the children,” he said.

Corona said that with legal decisions out of the way, he has all the time to read books and watch movies from his wide collection of DVDs.

He said he’s also contemplating going back to teaching.

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Tags: Benigno Aquino , Cebu City , Corona Impeachment , Judiciary , Politics , Renato Corona , SONA 2012 , Supreme Court

  • tra6Gpeche

    Good for you, Mr Renato Corona. I agree with you that Mr. Aquino should now refrain from attacking you. Mr. Aquino should leave anything about you and your questionable wealth to the proper department like the Bureau of Internal Revenue. The Filipino people deserve to take back any of your wealth that might belong to them. Nevertheless, I salute your courage to go through the impeachment proceeding against you.

  • doublecross

    very good……extra na naman name mo.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NYGFHD364DW7G2EQAPWADY4P7I Renato

    I was wondering if he got himself his own wheel chair. He needs that to move around really after what happend to him when he testified at his impeachment.

  • TagaMlang

    Accountability for one’s actions should be the cornerstone of public service.  A public servant should never think that once he is out of government service, he is no longer accountable for his actions. 

    The Pagcor and PCSO plunder cases filed by the ombudsman regarding GMA and Party as well as Genuino and Party should serve as an example to all public servants.

    Corona should be made accountable for his un-explained wealth, and appropriate charges should be filed in court.  

  • Tranquililing

    Hala, idemanda na yan at ikulong, mandarambong at bolero! Pa awa effect ka pa, eh Nung nasa pwesto ka, ang yabang mo! Ngayon para kang isang basang sisiw na nahulog sa imburnal, peste ka! Tsupee!

    • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

       magagaling naman kayo mag imbento ng ebidensya hala cge file ng file at walang drilon sa korte..maganda cguro kung ikaw tumistigo sa pandarambong nya hane?

      • Tranquililing

        Hunghang! Lantaran na nga ang panloloko ng idol mo, nakapikit kapa, Bulag!

      • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

        e yang idol mong sira ulo ano n b nagawa kundu magkalat?

  • Hunter421

    I don’t think Mr. Corona has been attacked enough. Look what he has done, a midnight appointment and the first CJ to be impeached, ever; then his Oscar-worthy performance at the Senate riding a wheelchair after his attempted escape. What a legacy. I can only imagine how much ill-goten wealth he truly received.

  • http://twitter.com/JuanTamadachij Juan Tamadachij

    Mr Corona (de muerte), Its better for you to just shut up and enjoy your ill gotten wealth while you still can because at any time soon, Kim Henares, will have perfected her case of tax evasion against you; and if you are convicted, you will do time in jail.. There is a terrible price to pay for blind loyalty..

  • 12JEM

    Dapat ipakulong pa nga itong si Renato.

    Walang kahiya-hiya na nakakalabas pa ng bahay niya.

    Kim Henares, nasaan na ang resulta ng iyong tax investigation dito kay Renato?



    GOD?  Well, that all depends on what Boy F’s definition of a god is. If it refers to the credit entries in the bank, mauubusan na siya g god pigtapos siyang masabon at makula ng Sandiganbayan.  Kayang-kaya nyang ubusin ang lahat ng collection nya ng DVD, kahit na isama pa nya yong collection ng titsir nyang nakakulong na malamang ay sasamahan nya sa kulungan.

    Ang tanging maaawa lamang sa kay Boy F ay yong mga PAKA nya sa media.

  • akramgolteb

    Tumahimik ka na lang!

  • marionics

    move on na pala ah. well move this…! he he

    • http://twitter.com/JuanTamadachij Juan Tamadachij

      Constitutional crisis of the wrong kind? lol

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    wala naman talagang aasahan sa sona ni penoy kundi i-blame si gma, siraan si corona, at magpa cute sa love life niya.

  • poltergeist_fuhrer

    blame game lang ang alam ni corona kasi wala naman talaga siya nagagawa sa gobyerno…siyempre, sa ganitong walang nangyayari sa bansa natin…i blame lahat sa kalaban…

    blame gma

    blame corona

    blame marcos

    blame aguinaldo

    blame magellan…

    kung bakit lugmok sa kahirapan ang pilipinas….

    kung bakit sinasakop na tayo ng tsina…

    hahaha….noynoying talaga

  • lolo_Jose

    Atong sus ina ng awa, ano ba? Sabi mo marami ka ng oras sa kay Tina at sa mga anak at apo mo, paano si  kulasisi? Siya ba nabibigyan mo ng oras din?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JJQWTLMZH3NNIE2IJ46AOZAXAE Hannah Blake

    Dapat hindi titigilan hanggat di nakulong!

     ”He said he’s also contemplating going back to teaching.”

    Anong ituturo mo ugok?

  • les21reago

    Going OUT and ENJOYING his millions then calling GOD…To CORONA if GOD will answer you, HE will tell you to SHARING your wealth with those living in PAYATAS.

  • Parigi

    Bigla namang nagkaroon ng news ito. Sinong God kaya ini-invoke nito? Akala ko tutuluyan pa ito ng BIR? Ibig sabihin he gets to keep his millions? Grade 4 pa lang may dollar savings na at marunong ng mag speculate sa exchange rate! Galing talaga nito, haha!

  • sitsiritsit

    ay isa ka pang dorovo… bwisit ka magtigil ka…. nuknukan ka ng ka plastikan.. tama bang simpleng pamumuhay ka lang eh kung bumili ka ng condo.. penthouse pa.. buwisit…. hindi ka pa mamatay… paawa epek ang pho taaaaaaaa

  • sitsiritsit

    maski aso namin ayaw maniwala sa iyo…. di ba puppy!

  • billy gunner

    Aquino just can’t get over corona! lol

  • MonMayuga

    And what are you going to teach, Sir?

  • brunogiordano

    CORONA is HISTORY (passe). why bother about him????

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