Monthly Archives: November 2017

Senators warn of constitutional crisis

MANILA — Forcing Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to attend House committee hearings on her impeachment by threatening her with detention would spark a constitutional crisis, senators warned on Monday. Senate Minority

3 justices to testify vs Sereno

MANILA — Three magistrates of the Supreme Court (SC), including a retired colleague, have expressed their intention to testify in the impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno at the House

House warns Sereno not to ignore summons

MANILA — The chairman of the House committee on justice threatened on Sunday to arrest Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno if she continues to ignore summonses to appear before her

Duterte should be wary of people around him – Aquino

MANILA — Denying involvement in an alleged destabilization plot, former president Benigno Aquino III said yesterday President Duterte should instead be wary of people around him and not be fixated on the

Sweden raises issues on human rights with PH

MANILA — Sweden has raised with the Philippine government the issues on human rights, the conduct of the war on drugs and the possible reintroduction of capital punishment. Oscar Stenstrom, deputy minister

Colmenares raises alarm over legislative powers for Duterte under federalism

MANILA — Former Rep. Neri Colmenares, who is chairman of the Bayan Muna Party-list, expressed alarm on Sunday over the move to abolish Congress and grant President Rodrigo Duterte legislative powers under