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Draft Senate resolution urges SC review of Sereno ouster - Inquirer.net

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Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte lifts Kuwait deployment ban, Senators on Sereno ouster, Trump on North Korea | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte orders the total lifting of the deployment ban on overseas Filipino workers to Kuwait.  Thirteen senators , or more than half of the Senate, sign a draft resolution urging the Supreme Court to review its decision to oust former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

13 Senators sign draft resolution asking SC to review Sereno ouster

  MANILA, Philippines – Thirteen senators, or more than half of the Senate, have already signed a draft resolution  urging the High Court to review its decision to oust former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, also president of the Liberal Party, said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

2 nix senate reso vs Sereno ouster

TWO senators refused to sign a draft resolution urging the Supreme Court to review its decision ousting Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto said he would “not support any resolution to that effect because I don’t want to interfere with the judiciary.” However, if a majority….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

13 senators support SC review of Sereno ouster

THIRTEEN senators coming from both sides of the political fence signed a draft resolution urging the Supreme Court (SC) to review its earlier decision on the quo warranto petition against ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno. “Now therefore, be it resolved, as it is hereby resolved to express the sense of the Senate of […] The post 13 senators support SC review of Sereno ouster appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Failed adoption of Senate resolution on Sereno ouster elates Umali

House justice committee chair Rep. Reynaldo Umali said on Friday he is elated that the Senate failed to adopt the resolution urging the Supreme Court (SC) to review its decision to oust Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno through a quo warranto petition, saying it could be a "violation of separation of powers" of the three branches of government.   "Natutuwa ako na hindi po ipinasa o napagbotohan at walang action ang Senado. And if they did (adopt the resolution), that is a a violation of separation of powers of the State kasi clearly, may jurisdiction ang SC dito sa quo warranto kasi it is also allowed in the Constitution," Umali said at the News and Nuances Kapihan at Almusan...Keep on reading: Failed adoption of Senate resolution on Sereno ouster elates Umali.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

Sotto doubts impeachment is the only way to remove an impeachable official

  Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III remains neutral on the Senate resolution urging the Supreme Court to review itsruling on a quo warranto petition that led to the ouster of former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. However, at the Kapihan sa Senado on Thursday, Sotto expressed doubts that impeachment was the only way to remove impeachable government officials. He cited the case of Vice President Leni Robredo, the subject of an election protest filed by former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. "Kung sinasabi natin, ini-insist natin, ang impeachable officer para maalis lang lang ay by impeachment lang, papaano kung ang protesta ni Senator Marcos nanalo...Keep on reading: Sotto doubts impeachment is the only way to remove an impeachable official.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Palace Respects Senate Reso Calling for Review of Sereno Ouster

Malacañang on Thursday said that it respects the Senate resolution asking the Supreme Court to review its decision to nullify Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno’s appointment. “The senators are free to sign such a resolution,” Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing, noting that it was part of the Senate’s inherent legislative powers. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Ousted Chief Justice to Duterte: ‘Resign’

OUSTED Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno on Thursday called on President Rodrigo R. Duterte to resign in fulfillment of his promise to step down should his involvement in her ouster be proven. Also on Thursday, 14 senators formally filed Senate Resolution No. 738 urging the Supreme Court to review its decision on the quo […] The post Ousted Chief Justice to Duterte: ‘Resign’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

More senators urged to sign quo warranto appeal

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon urged yesterday other senators to approve the resolution calling on the Supreme Court (SC) to review its decision ousting chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in a quo warranto case filed against her by Solicitor General Jose Calida......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Sereno on Duterte, Senate leadership, Trump on Mueller probe | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno demands President Rodrigo Duterte's resignation.  A draft resolution signed by majority of the senators circulates, supporting the installation of Majority Floor Leader Tito Sotto as the new Senate president.  United States President Donald Trump fumes at what he calls a 'witch hunt' investigation into his campaign's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Senate to tackle resolution vs quo warranto on Monday

The Senate will take up next Monday a resolution signed by 14 of its members, including the outgoing president of the chamber, seeking review of the Supreme Court’s decision to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice through a quo warranto petition......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

14 sign draft resolution electing Sotto Senate chief - Inquirer.net

14 sign draft resolution electing Sotto Senate chief - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Palace: Senators may sign reso asking SC to review decision on Sereno ouster

Senators are free to sign the resolution asking the Supreme Court to review its decision to unseat former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno through a quo warranto petition, Malacanang said on Thur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Villanueva urges House to proceed with Sereno impeach bid

  Senator Joel Villanueva still wants Congress to proceed with the impeachment bid against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno despite her ouster by the Supreme Court through a quo warranto petition.   In a statement on Friday, Villanueva urged the House of Representatives to transmit to the Senate the articles of impeachment against Sereno.   "I urge the House of Representatives to forward the impeachment article to the Senate. We should respect the Constitution and the rule of law," he said.   The House's committee on justice had already approved the articles of impeachment against Sereno but it has yet to be adopted by the plenary before it coul...Keep on reading: Villanueva urges House to proceed with Sereno impeach bid.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Recto seeks Senate probe into DILG s China-funded CCTV project

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto filed a resolution seeking an investigation into the surveillance system project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) funded by the Chinese government. "It is imperative that the Philippine government review and evaluate government programs and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Recto calls for probe on China-assisted ‘Safe Philippines Project’

    MANILA, Philippines --- Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has sought an inquiry into the Chinese government-assisted P20-billion "Safe Philippines Project," saying there is a need to mitigate potential risks to national security or public interest. In Senate Resolution No. 990 filed on Wednesday, Recto said the project, which includes the installation of an initial 12,000 closed-circuit television (CCTV) security cameras in public areas in Metro Manila and Davao City, should be reviewed and evaluated by the government. "It is imperative that the Philippine government review and evaluate government programs and projects and their impact on national sec...Keep on reading: Recto calls for probe on China-assisted ‘Safe Philippines Project’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Andaya justifies review of draft spending bill

The worsening budget deficit of the government should prompt lawmakers to recognize that the proposed P3.8-trillion national budget for 2019 is "out of touch with reality," House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. said on Monday. At the same time, the Camarines Sur representative said Congress should "reexamine" the draft spending bill, which was still pending in the Senate after Andaya and other House members questioned "insertions" in the expenditure program submitted by Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno. Economic pinch "We are walking on a tightrope and we need a really good balancing act ... The numbers for 2018, as far as the country's fiscal deficit is concerned, do not loo...Keep on reading: Andaya justifies review of draft spending bill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Senate urges Malacañang to stop release of funds from road user’s tax

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Thursday, December 13, approved a resolution urging the Office of the President and the Office of the Executive Secretary not to release funds from the road users’ tax because Congress has, “in effect,” passed a bill that will abolish the Road Board. No senator ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Tañada urges Senate’s ‘independence’ amid House approval of charter change

MANILA, Philippines ---Opposition bet Lorenzo "Erin" Taada III on Wednesday urged the Senate to maintain its independence amid the House of Representatives' approval of charter change. "It is high time that we bring in an independent Senate that is free from any form of influence, follows their wisdom and their heart in fulfilling their promises, and more than anything, faithful to the mandate and obligations bestowed upon them when they got elected by the people," Taada said in a statement. READ: House approves charter change Taada issued the statement after the House approved on third and final reading the controversial federal charter or the Resolution of Both Houses No. 15 l...Keep on reading: Tañada urges Senate’s ‘independence’ amid House approval of charter change.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

[ANALYSIS] Deep Dive | Draft constitution: Surgical precision, not blunt force

The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a draft federal constitution benignly called “Resolution of Both Houses No 15” (RBH15). Under the respective Rules of the Senate and the House of Representatives, a “joint resolution,” which is what RBH 15 actually is, undergoes the same procedure ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018