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Binay can’t be impeached for acts as mayor–Belmonte

Vice President Jejomar Binay  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Thursday he does not think Vice President Jejomar Binay could be impeached over the alleged overpriced Makati parking building that began construction when the latter was Makati mayor.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No sacred cows for ‘Tres Marias’

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and Commission on Audit Chair Grace Pulido-Tan. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

The powerful female triumvirate tasked to investigate and prosecute the case of the abuse of pork barrel funds by detained businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles and her cohorts emerged as the netizens’ choice for the Inquirer’s Filipino of the Year 2013.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Suspended Cebu gov gets to argue in court

Suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia reiterates that her suspension is illegal before a crowd of 1,000 supporters who staged a "Freedom March" from Fuente Osmena to the Cebu provincial capitol on Sunday. Photo by Carmel Loise Matus

Suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia did not get the temporary restraining order (TRO) she had been praying for but the Court of Appeals on Wednesday ordered oral arguments on her petition next week.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No TRO for Garcia, says De Lima

Cebu Representative Gwendolyn Garcia. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Wednesday night said she had been informed that no temporary restraining order (TRO) has been issued by the Court of Appeals on the suspension order meted out to Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Face the charges

So it has come to this. At least 188 members of the House of Representatives voted last Monday to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona for culpable violation of the Constitution, betrayal of public trust and graft and corruption. The articles of impeachment, grounded on eight charges, were transmitted to the Senate yesterday, which […]

Posted: December 14th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »