By TJ Burgonio
Senator Francis Escudero said on Sunday there shouldn’t be too much quibbling over whether senators’ allocations from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) were linked to the May 2012 conviction of Chief Justice Renato Corona.
By Michael Lim Ubac
Former Sen. Joker Arroyo on Sunday accused Malacañang of attempting to deceive the public by lumping him together with 19 senators who received additional pork barrel amounting to P1.107 billion a few months after the Senate voted to convict then Chief Justice Renato Corona last year.
, Tetch Torres
Saying it has become moot and academic, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) that sought to annul the order of the Senate sitting as impeachment court to produce the documents regarding the dollar accounts of former Chief Justice Renato Corona.
By Belen Bogado
, Pedro Servin
Paraguay’s Senate voted to remove President Fernando Lugo from office on Friday in an impeachment trial, and the former priest said he would leave even though he considered his ouster as a blow to democracy.
By Dennis Jay Santos
, Germelina Lacorte
Chief Justice Renato Corona’s ouster has become a victory for the public, the spokesperson of the National Democratic Front in Mindanao said Friday.