Atty. Victoria Avena, a professor at the University of the Philippines College of Law, talks to Ted Failon about what happened during the 13th day of the impeachment trial. She shares her insights on Tuesday's proceedings and gives a preview on what to expect later today at the Senate. DZMM, Failon Ngayon, February 8, 2012.
MANILA, Philippines - Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago's motion for reconsideration on the impeachment court resolution ordering the issuance of subpoenas to bank officials and alleged bank accounts of Chief Justice Renato Corona "is out of order," Senator Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
MANILA, Philippines - Supreme Court Associate Justices Antonio Carpio and Ma. Lourdes Sereno have denied motions for their inhibitions from deliberations on separate petitions filed asking the high tribunal to stop the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine government has to exert more effort to ensure that structures comply with building codes to prevent massive damages and loss of lives should a strong earthquake hit Metro Manila, a renowned urban planner said Tuesday.
MANILA, Philippines - A member of Chief Justice Renato Corona's defense team on Tuesday said the Senate impeachment court could reject Corona's bank records as evidence in the impeachment trial because it is "the fruit of a poisoned tree."