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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: bworldonline bworldonlineMay 17th, 2018

Palace hits back at Sereno: She violated Constitution; Duterte did not

  Why point finger on the President?   Malacaang hit back at ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday for calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to resign after accusing him that he was behind her removal.   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Palace "have earlier refrained from commenting" on Sereno's call but said the former chief justice has been engaging in "grandstanding."   READ:Palace on Sereno's call for Duterte to quit: No comment   "However, the former top magistrate has been engaged in grandstanding and seeking media coverage, pointing an accusing finger at President Duterte for the result of the quo w...Keep on reading: Palace hits back at Sereno: She violated Constitution; Duterte did not.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Sereno dares Duterte to resign

It’s time for President Duterte to resign, ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said yesterday as she challenged him to keep his promise to step down if it would be proven that he was behind her ouster......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Sereno dares Duterte to resign

It’s time for President Duterte to resign, ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said yesterday as she challenged him to keep his promise to step down if it would be proven that he was behind her ouster......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated 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

Duterte: Prove that I’m involved in Sereno ouster and I’ll resign

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday denied involvement in the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. He vowed to resign if anyone could prove that he was behind the removal of the chief magistrate from office. "If there's one congresswoman or congressman or a single justice who will say I talked to them, I can guarantee you I will resign," the President told reporters in a press conference in Malacaang. READ: Palace distances from SC ruling on quo warranto case vs Sereno Voting 8-6, the Supreme Court has ousted Sereno by granting the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida against the chief justice. /ee READ:Sereno kicked out by fellow SC justi...Keep on reading: Duterte: Prove that I’m involved in Sereno ouster and I’ll resign.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Sereno hits Duterte: AFP benefits come from taxpayers, not you

MANILA, Philippines – Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Wednesday, September 12, lectured President Rodrigo Duterte after the latter made it appear that he was the source and reason for the soldiers’ pay and benefits hike. Duterte on Tuesday reminded soldiers that he had given a lot to the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Ompong, Sereno on Duterte, inflation | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Ompong, International name Mangkhut, enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility or PAR at 3 pm, Wednesday, September 12. Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno slams President Rodrigo Duterte for – in her words – dragging the military into his political mess. Socioeconomic planning secretary Ernesto Pernia says President Rodrigo Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Duterte, De Castro meet for first time in Malacañang

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte and newly appointed Chief Justice Teresita De Castro met for the first time in Malacañang on Friday. Duterte led the ceremonial oath-taking for De Castro whom he appointed on August 25 to replace chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno who was ousted by her colleagues after they granted the quo warranto petition filed [...] The post Duterte, De Castro meet for first time in Malacañang appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

De Castro named chief justice 6 weeks before her retirement

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte picked Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Teresita de Castro as the next chief justice. Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go and Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra confirmed that De Castro, who is set to reach the mandatory retirement on Oct. 8, replaced ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. “Her (De Castro’s)… link: De Castro named chief justice 6 weeks before her retirement.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Ayawan na : Netizens dismayed by De Castro s appointment as Chief Justice

MANILA, Philippines – Based on intial online reactions, people are not pleased with President Duterte's appointment of  Teresita de Castro as Supreme Court Chief Justice , replacing the ousted Maria Lourdes Sereno . This comes as no surprise, as De Castro has already been lambasted earlier as "rude" and "egoistic" by netizens  for her heated exchange with Sereno during the oral arguments on  the quo warranto petition for Sereno's ouster . The appointment also elicited reactions because ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

FAST FACTS: Who is Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro?

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte has picked Teresita Leonardo De Castro as the new Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice.  De Castro, who replaces ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, will be top magistrate for less than two months, since she retires on October 8. De Castro took the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

De Castro is new Chief Justice

New Supreme Court Chief Justice Teresita de Castro FILE PHOTO President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita de Castro as Supreme Court Chief Justice, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go confirmed on Saturday. De Castro will replace Maria Lourdes Sereno who was ousted via quo warranto in June this… link: De Castro is new Chief Justice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Women in a man s world: Duterte and his fiercest female critics

(Left to right) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, Vice President Leni Robredo, President Rodrigo Duterte, ousted Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, and Senator Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS T.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

SC gives Duterte 10 days to answer quo warranto petition

        The Supreme Court has ordered President Rodrigo Duterte to comment on the move to oust him via quo warranto proceeding similar with former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.   A quo warranto case was filed by Atty. Ely Pamatong saying the certificate of candidacy (COC) filed by Duterte in 2016 was illegal.   Pamatong filed the quo warranto case against Duterte after the high court granted the quo warranto petition that ousted Sereno.   In Pamatong's petition, the high court gave Duterte 10 days upon receipt of notice to submit his comment. /jpv   RELATED STORY: Pamatong asks SC to oust Duterte via qu...Keep on reading: SC gives Duterte 10 days to answer quo warranto petition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Sereno in Senate? Sarcastic Duterte says, Botohin nyo

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte was all sarcasm when asked what he thought of a possible Senate bid by ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.  "O 'di maganda, palit siya from chief justice to senator, maganda. Botohin 'nyo," said Duterte on Thursday, June 28, in Panglao, Bohol. (Then ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Sereno ‘wasted the prestige’ of the chief justice post — Duterte

Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno”wasted the prestige” of being the country’s top magistrate, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday. “She wasted the prestige of the chief justice [post]. Not everybody can be appointed as chief justice. It’s a gift from my God as I conceive him to be,” Duterte told reporters after he graced… link: Sereno ‘wasted the prestige’ of the chief justice post — Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Sereno: Duterte not God, shouldn t be worshiped as one

President Rodrigo Duterte is no deity as far as ousted chief justice and his vocal critic Maria Lourdes Sereno is concerned. Source link link: Sereno: Duterte not God, shouldn't be worshiped as one.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Ousted Supreme Court chief justice slams Duterte

The ousted chief justice of the Philippines' Supreme Court yesterday lashed out at President Rodrigo Duterte, calling him a 'self-styled saviour who is willing to kill.' ........»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Sereno: ‘Duterte weakening rule of law

By sowing division and fomenting intrigue as he had reportedly admitted doing, President Duterte is weakening the rule of law, ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said yesterday as she vowed to continue to fight the administration’s “viciousness.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Sereno takes on role as voice of the voiceless

Politician or not, ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said she does not put too much characterization on what she is currently doing making public statements against the Duterte administration.   Sereno said there more and more people whose relatives have been killed in the guise of the government's anti-crime program are coming forward and seeking her help.   "They have no one to run to and I have been finding that more and more of them are coming to me. So, what does this mean for our country? This means that there are so many things, so many problems of justice that have to be articulated," Sereno said in an interview on BBC's news program "HARDTalk" a...Keep on reading: Sereno takes on role as voice of the voiceless.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018