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Sereno won’t comment on Alvarez’s remarks on probable cause to remove her from post

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Thursday declined to comment on Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’s view that developments in the impeachment proceedings at the House of Representatives would show there is probable cause to remove her from office. Source link link: Sereno won’t comment on Alvarez’s remarks on probable cause to remove her from post.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerDec 7th, 2017

Alvarez backs SC justices’ testimony vs Sereno

By Andrea Louise E. San Juan House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez yesterday, Dec. 12, has emphasized that he believes that the testimony of four Supreme Court (SC) justices were ‘damning’ enough to establish probable cause against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno. “Sa tingin ko sobra-sobra [I believe it’s more than enough],” […] The post Alvarez backs SC justices’ testimony vs Sereno appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Speaker calls on Chief Justice to attend House impeachment hearing

SPEAKER Pantaleon D. Alvarez called on Chief Justice (CJ) Maria Lourdes P. A Sereno before the House justice committee investigation on her impeachment, instead of defending herself in the media. Mr. Alvarez made these remarks after the chief magistrate attended public engagements including a mass at the Parish of Holy Sacrifice in Quezon City and […] The post Speaker calls on Chief Justice to attend House impeachment hearing appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

Former Senate leader maintains stand on Sabah

Former Senate president Aquilino Q. Pimentel Jr. on Thursday maintained the Philippines’ long-standing claim over the state of Sabah, when sought for comment about a statement last Wednesday by Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman over the matter. The statement, in turn, was issued, following what it said were “remarks by Mr. Aquilino Pimentel Jr., a member […] The post Former Senate leader maintains stand on Sabah appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2018

More court justices speak up in Sereno impeachment case

THE HOUSE committee on justice resumed its hearings for finding of probable cause on the impeachment case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno with members of the Supreme Court (SC) and the Court of Appeals (CA) in attendance. SC Associate Justice Teresita J. Leonardo-De Castro said that the members-in-charge were not able to immediately […] The post More court justices speak up in Sereno impeachment case appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 29th, 2018

Iloilo lawmaker mum on Cha-cha rift

REP. Raul Tupas (5th district, Iloilo) refused to comment for now on the rift between the House of Representatives and the Senate on Charter change (Cha-Cha). Tupas said he cannot comment on the claim of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that congressmen can continue amending the 1987 Constitution sans the participation of the Senate. While the […] The post Iloilo lawmaker mum on Cha-cha rift appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Alvarez, Pimentel move up, Sereno dips in SWS survey

THE two leaders of Congress saw an increase in their ratings, while that of the Chief Justice dipped, according to the Social Weather Stations’ fourth quarter survey on the country’s top officials. The Fourth Quarter 2017 Social Weather Survey, fielded on December 8-16, found 63% satisfied and 21% dissatisfied with the performance of Vice-President Ma. […] The post Alvarez, Pimentel move up, Sereno dips in SWS survey appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Alvarez finds overwhelming probable cause to impeach Sereno

He made the declaration, a day after four magistrates testified against Sereno, one of whom accused the chief magistrate of treason for illegally obtaining a classified government document in an attempt to exclude him from the Supreme Court (SC) short list in 2014. #BeFullyInformed Alvarez finds overwhelming probable cause to impeach Sereno Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez… link: Alvarez finds overwhelming probable cause to impeach Sereno.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Probable cause in Sereno complaint? Sobra-sobra, says Alvarez

MANILA, Philippines – Although the House committee on justice will still hold more hearings to determine probable cause in an impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez thinks it's there, as clear as day. "Sa tingin ko, sobra-sobra (In my opinion, it's very obvious)," ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Alvarez sees probable cause to impeach Sereno

Alvarez sees probable cause to impeach Sereno.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

House hearing on Sereno impeach complaint bordering on actual trial

THE House justice committee hearing to determine the existence of probable cause in the impeachment complaint filed by lawyer Lorenzo Gadon against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, shifted to a high gear last Wednesday. Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro testified on that day confirming without doubt some of the allegations in the [...] The post House hearing on Sereno impeach complaint bordering on actual trial appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

YouTube to delete comments, remove videos promoting child endangerment

Taking a tougher stance against predation on minors, video-sharing site YouTube announced that it will delete unwanted comments and videos that promote child endangerment. In a post on its official blog, YouTube said that starting this week, if one comment that is deemed predatory involving minors is detected, the comments section for that video will be disabled altogether. The video-sharing site has partnered with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to report on child endangerment and abuse to law-enforcement agencies. A report by The Verge detailed how some comments found in videos that were kid-friendly or featured minors displayed sexual predation towa...Keep on reading: YouTube to delete comments, remove videos promoting child endangerment.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2017

Sereno complainant admits ‘no personal knowledge’ of charges

THE main complainant in the impeachment case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno admitted that he did not have personal knowledge of the charges that he filed against her. Gadon made the admission at the resumption of the hearing on Wednesday by the Justice Committee of the House of Representatives to determine probable cause. Sereno [...] The post Sereno complainant admits ‘no personal knowledge’ of charges appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017

Sereno says Alvarez possibly out for revenge over PIATCO case

CHIEF JUSTICE Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno is not discounting the possibility that her testimony against House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez in relation to the epic case of the Philippine International Air Terminals Co. (PIATCO) could have prompted the filing of an impeachment complaint against her. Mr. Alvarez, on the other hand, says Ms. Sereno […] The post Sereno says Alvarez possibly out for revenge over PIATCO case appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

BIR finds discrepancies in Sereno’s tax filings

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has found discrepancies in the tax declarations of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. BIR Deputy Commissioner Arnel Guballa made the disclosure during the resumption of the hearing of the House Committee on Justice on the impeachment complaint against Sereno. “The investigation is ongoing. We noticed discrepancies in the figures. [...] The post BIR finds discrepancies in Sereno’s tax filings appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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2 SC justices no-shows in Sereno impeach hearing

TWO Supreme Court justices were no-shows at the resumption of the impeachment hearing against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno at the House of Representatives on Monday. Justices Marvic Leonen and Estela Perlas Bernabe were requested to shed light on the hiring of one Helen Macasaet as information technology consultant for P250,000 a month as members [...] The post 2 SC justices no-shows in Sereno impeach hearing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

BIR finds discrepancies in Sereno tax declarations 

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) found discrepancies in the tax declarations of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno but did not disclose details because of a prohibition in the Tax Code, an official said on Monday. BIR Deputy Commissioner Arnel Guballa cited Section 270, which said: “Any officer or employee of the Bureau of Internal [...] The post BIR finds discrepancies in Sereno tax declarations  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

Chief justice talks of reform hopes amid uncertainty

By Ricky S. Torre Associate Editor A MODERNIZED, more efficient judiciary should result from reforms that Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno hopes will come to fruition in her time at the helm of the country’s highest court, her uncertain tenure notwithstanding in the face of congressional impeachment proceedings. The impeachment committee at the House […] The post Chief justice talks of reform hopes amid uncertainty appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

Tears, exuberance as ‘Black Panther’ opens across Africa

JOHANNESBURG --- "Black Panther" has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald Trump. As the red carpet in South Africa swirled with stunning outfits and exclamations in the local Xhosa language used in the film's Wakanda kingdom, cast member John Kani laughed at the U.S. president's views, which several African nations have openly scorned. (Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o said simply: "No comment.") The South African actor Kani, like many at Friday night's Johannesburg premiere, expressed pride at seeing an Afro-futuristic society that celebrates traditional cultures and dreams of what t...Keep on reading: Tears, exuberance as ‘Black Panther’ opens across Africa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

Sereno on impeachment, Cayetano on Manalo, Quiboloy denies detention | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says she is looking forward to a trial in the Senate which she thinks is ‘highly probable.'  Foreign Secretary Alan Cayetano says President Rodrigo Duterte named Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo special envoy for overseas Filipino concerns because of the INC's 'very organized' system of coordinating with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Duterte can fire Sereno? Up to Congress, says Palace

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte can remove Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno by recalling the appointment issued to her by his predecessor, the vice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018