Quarrel among thieves

The speech of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada may not be as explosive as expected but the public is benefitting from it because we are getting a bigger and more realistic picture of how rotten the system is, and how “tuwid na daan” is being drawn with crooked lines. Estrada is one of three senators (the two […]

September 26, 2013  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Graft and corruption, Malaya  50 Comments

Ombudsman probers: Corona wealth up to P677M

Corona to finally take witness stand on May 22 By TJ Burgonio Philippine Daily Inquirer Chief Justice Renato Corona may have accumulated a total of P677 million in unexplained wealth, including “more or less” $10 million, from 2001 to 2012, investigators of the Office of the Ombudsman said in a report. Corona is scheduled to […]

May 17, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: Corona Impeachment  210 Comments

Mindboggling Corona $ assets: 82 accounts in 5 banks; $12 M ‘fresh deposits’

Corona ‘fresh deposits’ more than $12M—Ombudsman By Maila Ager INQURER.net Chief Justice Renato Corona has “fresh deposits” amounting to more than $12 million, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Monday told the Senate, sitting as an impeachment court. “I think my computation which was arrived at with the assistance of a CPA (certified public accountant) lawyer is […]

May 14, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Corona Impeachment, Supreme Court  503 Comments

Ombudsman asks anti-money laundering body for Corona’s bank records

By Ellen Tordesillas, VERA Files Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has asked the Anti-Money Laundering Council for a copy of the records of impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona’s bank deposits, including dollar accounts that are the subject of a temporary restraining order issued by the Supreme Court. A highly placed source in the Office of the Ombudsman […]

March 19, 2012  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Corona Impeachment, Supreme Court  376 Comments

Corona’s latest offer: I’ll resign but I keep everything I have

I find the revelations of Chief Justice Renato Corona of the meetings that he had with President Aquino and other administration stalwarts very interesting. I just wish that he tells the complete story and not just be selective in his sharing with the public. I also expect the same from Malacañang. Corona disclosed the proposal […]

March 11, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Justice, Malaya, Supreme Court  376 Comments

Dinidiin ni Corona ang sarili

May kasabihan tayo na ang isda ay nahuhuli sa sariling bunganga. Ganyan ang nangyari kay Chief Justice Renato Corona. Itong nakaraang linggo, nag-media blitz siya. Pa-interview siya kaliwa’t kanan,mula umaga hanggang hapon. Palipat-lipat ng TV at radio stations. Siguro ay preparasyon ito sa pagpresenta ng kanyang kampo ng mga ebidensya sa impeachment court mula Lunes. […]

March 10, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: Abante, Supreme Court  41 Comments

Corona rattles the closet

Talks of meeting Aquino on TruthCom By Evangeline de Vera,Malaya Chief Justice Renato Corona yesterday accused a senator-judge in the impeachment trial of lobbying for a term-sharing agreement between him and Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio. On Day 2 of his media blitz, Corona said Sen. Teofisto Guingona III called him up sometime in […]

March 9, 2012  Tags:   Posted in: Corona Impeachment, Malaya, Supreme Court  439 Comments

Why is Malacañang vouching for authenticity of ‘fake’ bank document?

Why is Malacañang vouching for the authenticity of the documents supposedly on the bank accounts of Chief Justice Renato Corona at the Philippine Savings Bank submitted by the prosecution to the impeachment court? That document, which PSB Katipunan branch manager Annabel Tiongson, said was fake became the basis of the subpoena issued by the impeachment […]

February 14, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: Corona Impeachment, Malaya, Supreme Court  270 Comments

Transcripts of Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 hearings of Corona impeachment trial

Those who missed or want to review the Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 hearings, visit these VERA Files links: http://verafiles.org/2012/02/02/feb-1-senate-impeachment-court-record/ http://verafiles.org/2012/02/02/jan-31-senate-impeachment-court-record/

February 2, 2012  Tags:   Posted in: Corona Impeachment, Justice, Supreme Court  15 Comments

VERA Files’ Corona on trial

If you missed the impeachment trial hearings last Monday (Jan. 30) and Thursday (Jan. 26), please visit VERA FILES’ Corona Impeachment trial page. The official record of the proceedings on those days are in VERA Files Corona Impeachment section. http://verafiles.org/2012/01/31/jan-30-senate-impeachment-court-record/ http://verafiles.org/2012/01/31/jan-26-senate-impeachment-court-record/ There are also analysis of documents presented in court. Below is the manifestation of […]

January 31, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: Graft and corruption, Justice, Vera Files  46 Comments