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Corona posts bail for tax evasion »

Former chief justice Renato C. Corona.   FILE PHOTO The Department of Justice filed last Monday a P120.5-million tax evasion case against impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona in the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA).

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Santiago asks DBM: Did I get DAP funds? »

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has formally asked the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) if she or her office has received funds from the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

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P370M for 4 senators for ‘stimulus’–Palace »

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The P370 million that went to Senators Jinggoy Estrada, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Vicente Sotto III and Ramon Revilla Jr. in March 2012, at the height of the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona, was part of a stimulus fund of the Aquino administration, Malacañang said on Thursday.

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4 senators got P370M during Corona impeachment »

Sen.Vicente Sotto III, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. FILE PHOTOS The Department of Budget and Management released a total of P370 million from the Disbursement Acceleration Program to four senators—Jinggoy Estrada, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and Vicente Sotto III—in the middle of the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona in 2012.

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Corona: Cuevas gave me strength to fight for truth »

Former Chief Justice Renato Corona: Eight counts of perjury and eight counts of violations of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees. FILE PHOTO/SENATE POOL Former Chief Justice Renato Corona said the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Serafin Cuevas was like a father to him.

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Sereno extols Cuevas as ‘brilliant teacher,’ ‘erudite gentleman’ »

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno joins the country in mourning for the death of former Supreme Court Associate Justice Serafin Cuevas whom she called as a “brilliant teacher.”

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Perjury raps vs Coronas a ‘continuation’ of impeachment »

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The filing of perjury and nondeclaration of assets charges against ousted Chief Justice Renato Corona and his wife, Cristina, was “not political persecution” but a “logical continuation” of the impeachment trial that ended with Corona’s conviction on May 29, 2012, Malacañang said on Thursday.

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What Went Before: Corona wealth »

Former chief justice Renato C. Corona.   FILE PHOTO CHIEF Justice Renato Corona was impeached on Dec. 12, 2011, and was removed from office on May 29, 2012, for failing to disclose P180 million—$2.4 million (around P100 million) in foreign exchange deposits and P80 million in “commingled funds”—in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN).

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Corona to fight forfeiture case, says truth is on his side »

Former chief justice Renato C. Corona.   FILE PHOTO Former Chief Justice Renato Corona on Wednesday branded as harassment the recent case of forfeiture and perjury against him and his family and said he will fight the case “knowing that the truth is on my side.”

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Palace meddling alarming, says Joker Arroyo »

Senator Joker Arroyo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Former Sen. Joker Arroyo on Thursday raised alarm over Palace statements downplaying President Aquino’s attempt at influencing senators in the 2012 impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Abad denies telling Revilla to convict Corona »

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad: There has always been political patronage. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Contrary to the claims of Senator Ramon Revilla Jr., Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad on Wednesday said he could not recall saying “Let’s help each other” to the senator during a meeting with President Benigno Aquino III regarding the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Gov’t groping for reason to justify DAP – petitioners »

’s session hall after his “walkout.” He’s now confined at The Medical City in Pasig. RAFFY LERMA Petitioners questioning the legality of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) accused the government of not only buying time but also groping for reason to justify its use during the impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Cor

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Revilla refutes Aquino’s claim on Palace meeting topic »

Senator Bong Revilla hugs his father Ramon Revilla, Sr., after delivering his privilege speech at the senate session hall on Monday. INQUIRER PHOTO/GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE "Tamaan ng kidlat kung sino ang nagsisinungaling (May lightning strike he who lies)." This was how Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. reacted to President Benigno Aquino III's admission Tuesday that they had met in Malacañang during the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona, not to influence the senator's decision but to ensure that he would vote based on the merits of the case.

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Aquino confirms meeting Revilla, other senators on Corona trial »

President Benigno Aquino, Senators Bong Revilla, Jr. and Jinggoy Estrada. FILE PHOTO President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday personally confirmed that he met with Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and other senators to talk about the impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Aquino violated no rules in Corona case ‘meddling’ – lawmaker »

Chief Justice Renato Corona, a longtime diabetic with two bypass surgeries in the past, was still confined at the intensive care unit of The Medical City in Pasig City due to the “hypoglycemic episode” he suffered soon after delivering a three-hour “opening statement” on Tuesday. No rules of court were violated even when President Benigno Aquino III supposedly meddled in the impeachment trial of then-chief justice Renato Corona, a congressman and then prosecution judge said Tuesday.

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