Posts Tagged by impeachment

Hanging wash on cyberspace

Juan Mercado

  By Juan Mercado    MANILA A less-than transparent Judicial and Bar Council emerged  from  the 1987 Constitution. Impeachment of the 23rd Supreme Court chief justice, however, pried open once… Read More

Impeachment Cliffhanger

By Leandro DD coronel

 By Leandro DD Coronel MANILA The chief justice’s impeachment trial here has put the nation in suspended animation after taking a break as Filipinos observe Lent. The Senate serving as… Read More

Impeachment Blues

J. G. Azarcon, Esq.

By J.G. Azacon, Esq. What promised to be an attention grabbing TV spectacle reminiscent of the impeachment trial of deposed former president Erap Estrada is slowly turning into a tedious and… Read More

Brawling fishwives

cartoon manila times 2-29

There are plenty of reasons to be concerned about the public insults being hurled against each other by the two highest officers of the land – Philippine President Benigno Aquino… Read More

Impeachment turns nasty

By Leandro DD coronel

Leandro DD coronel MANILA Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment here has taken a nasty turn. President Benigno Aquino III and Corona have stooped low, calling each other names. In an… Read More

Stars of the impeachment

By Leandro DD coronel

MANILA In the continuing impeachment trial here of the country’s Chief Justice, the prosecuting panel has been soundly routed by the courtroom-savvy private lawyers of the defense. It’s been a… Read More

A no reply from Ombudsman will hasten impeach hearings

MANILA, Philippines?The justice committee in the House of Representatives is bent on pushing through with a hearing next week to vote if the impeachment complaint against Merceditas Gutierrez has grounds, Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr., the chairman of the committee said. Gutierrez indicated over a television… Read More

House must concur with amnesty proclamation first?Belmonte

MANILA, Philippines ? The House of Representatives will still deliberate on President Benigno Aquino III’s amnesty proclamation for 300 soldiers and junior officers involved in at least three uprisings against the Arroyo government before it could concur with the order, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Wednesday. Read More

Solon in Ombudsman impeach rap won’t inhibit from case

MANILA, Philippines ? (UPDATE) The chairman of the committee at the House of Representatives tasked to tackle the impeachment complaint against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez won’t inhibit himself from the proceedings despite a motion for him to do so out of ‘propriety.’ Davao del Sur Representative Marc… Read More

Ombudsman impeach case up in House plenary agenda

MANILA, Philippines — Congressmen are expected to put the final nail in the coffin of the impeachment case against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez when they vote on it in plenary later today, Wednesday. The report of the committee on justice that deliberated on… Read More

Ombusman hopes critics to stop after impeach dismissal

MANILA, Philippines – Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez said she hoped her critics would finally put to rest allegations that she had been remiss in her duties and had been the protector of the First Family, a day after the impeachment complaint against her was dismissed at the House of Representatives…. Read More

New impeachment filed against Philippine President Arroyo

Opponents on Monday filed another impeachment against Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, the fourth one during her presidency over the past years.The case was filed by a group led by Joey… Read More

Philippine Congress junks impeachment against Arroyo

Philippine House of Representatives on Monday threw out the impeachment complaint filed against Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, citing insufficiency in form. The full plenary of House voted 184 with one… Read More

Philippine House committee junks impeachment complaint against president

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