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Ousted CJ Sereno calls for Duterte s resignation

Ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and President Rodrigo Duterte. (File photos from Philippine Daily Inquirer) Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Thursday said it is time for Presi.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesMay 17th, 2018

Ousted CJ Sereno calls for Duterte s resignation

Ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and President Rodrigo Duterte. (File photos from Philippine Daily Inquirer) Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Thursday said it is time for Presi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

FACT CHECK: No Sereno admission of order from Robredo in blog post video

Claim: Ousted Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno supposedly admitted that Vice President Leni Robredo instructed her to call for the resignation of President Rodrigo Duterte. A blog post by kantonewsph.xyz on May 20 ran the headline, "Nabuking! Bulgaran na Ito, Sereno Inaming si Leni Robredo Nag-utos sa Kanya ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Malacañang distances from UP regent’s controversy

Malacaang on Monday kept its distance from the issue surrounding University of the Philippines (UP) Regent Frederick "Spocky" Farolan following his cryptic social media post and suggestions of violence against basketball players of Ateneo de Manila University.   Calls for the resignation of Farolan mounted up after he had posted on Facebook that three Ateneo Blue Eagles will be "injured" in Game 2 of the UAAP best-of-three finals series on Wednesday. This was after the defending champions Ateneo beat UP in Game 1 on Saturday.   Asked if the Palace will support the calls for resignation against Farolan, who was appointed by President Duterte as member of the Board of Regents...Keep on reading: Malacañang distances from UP regent’s controversy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

‘Why the closeness to China?’ Sereno asks Duterte

      "Why the closeness to China?" Ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno asked this to President Rodrigo Duterte during Chinese President Xi Jinping's two-day state visit to the country. READ: Xi Jinping arrives in PH for two-day state visit "We as a nation, especially our President, should not forget what is most important to Filipinos - love of God, freedom and dignity of every human being, preservation of the Philippines for Filipinos," Sereno said in a statement. "China opposes and crushes those values. Why the closeness to China and the repudiation of our international friends who share these values? Don't negate who we are as a people, M...Keep on reading: ‘Why the closeness to China?’ Sereno asks Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Palace stands by Finance chief

MALACAÑANG on Wednesday said Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III of the Department of Finance (DoF) “continues to enjoy the trust and confidence” of President Rodrigo R. Duterte amid calls for his resignation......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Rappler Talk: Lawyer Cristina Bonoan on the Supreme Court under Duterte

Bookmark this page to watch and join the discussion live on Tuesday, October 23, at 2 pm MANILA, Philippines – In a span of 6 years, two Supreme Court (SC) chief justices, Renato Corona and Maria Lourdes Sereno, were ousted. Sereno's ouster, for one, happened on the backdrop of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 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

CJ De Castro accepts Te’s resignation

SUPREME Court Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro accepted Monday the resignation of Supreme Court spokesman Atty. Theodore Te. Te’s term as Supreme Court spokesperson is co-terminus with ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. His position was extended when Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, along with division chairpersons of the High Court including De Castro signed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 3rd, 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

ISIS, Lawmakers vs SC justices, Big Bang Theory | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Islamic State jihadist group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls on Muslims to wage ‘jihad.’ Four lawmakers will file impeachment complaints against 7 Supreme Court or SC justices who ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. The Big Bang Theory will air its final season.  {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Trillanes calls for Tugade’s resignation over traffic mess

Senator Antonio Trillanes sees no reason why Transportation Secretary ArthurTugade should stay longer in his post given his failure to solve the traffic mess in the country.   On Wednesday, Trillanes joined calls for Tugade's resignation following the latest incident at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport where a Xiamen aircraft skidded off its main runway.   "Sa akin nga si Mr. Duterte dapat nang umalis sa pwesto, lalo na ito. Ano bang output? Up to this time wala akong nakikitang magandang output dito sa departamento ni Mr. Tugade," the senator said in an interview at the Senate.   (For me, Mr. Duterte should leave his post; the more Tugade should to...Keep on reading: Trillanes calls for Tugade’s resignation over traffic mess.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 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