Monthly Archives: May 2012

Aquino dared to sign waiver

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino 3rd should set an example of full transparency by signing his own unconditional waiver that would allow government agencies to pry into his bank accounts, a group

Corona won’t appeal decision

MANILA — Ousted Chief Justice Renato Corona won’t appeal the decision of the Senate impeachment court ordering his dismissal from office, one of his lawyers said Thursday. The Senate, sitting as an

Don’t appoint Carpio, Aquino told

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino 3rd on Wednesday was cautioned against appointing Associate Justice Antonio Carpio as the new Chief Justice. Sen. Francis Escudero said that appointing Carpio as the replacement of

Corona’s troubles not over

MANILA — The guilty verdict handed by the Senate impeachment court on Tuesday did not end the sufferings of Chief Justice Renato Corona. With his conviction, Corona’s benefits, retirement pay and pension

Corona family appeals for privacy

MANILA — The family of convicted Chief Justice Renato C. Corona, who remains confined at The Medical City, Wednesday appealed for privacy after the grueling five-month impeachment trial. “Let us respect the

Aquino to fly to Britain to woo investors

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III will make his first official trip to the United Kingdom on June 4 to 6, and he is expected to bring home investment pledges from some