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House majority downplays DAP milk fund for 46 solons »

House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales on Sunday said Congress is swamped with too many investigations that it has too little time left for legislation. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The majority floor leader in the House of Representatives said there was nothing wrong in endorsing lawmakers for funds from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) days after the chamber impeached then Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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46 former, incumbent solons got DAP after Corona impeachment »

Members of both Houses of Congress remained the least-trusted government officials in the country, a new survey released this week showed. AP file photo At least 46 former and incumbent lawmakers received funds from President Benigno Aquino III's outlawed Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) for a milk feeding program, or just days after the chamber impeached former Chief Justice Renato Corona in December 2011, the Commission on Audit (COA) said in its latest report.

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Why filing an impeachment case vs Aquino is waste of time »

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. remains confident the impeachment moves against President Benigno Aquino III would not prosper under the House of Representatives that is packed with presidential allies.

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Court upholds Coronas’ claim to Sampaloc lot »

Cristina Corona  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld its earlier decision affirming the claim of the family of the wife of former Chief Justice Renato Corona as the rightful owner of a controversial property in Manila.

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DOJ approves tax evasion case vs Corona daughter »

The Department of Justice has approved the filing of tax evasion case against the daughter of former Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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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. 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 »

Herminio-Coloma-1211 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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