Below is the copy of the aide memoire from a World Bank team on its assessment of the Judicial Reform Support Project (JRSP). The program, which has been in place since 2003, was tagged "at considerable risk". The World Bank has not released a denial statement on the matter.
Impeached Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, who is on trial in the Senate, tells Anthony Taberna in an exclusive "XXX" interview that only death will force him to give up his position. He also claims that the Supreme Court ruling on the Hacienda Luisita case triggered his impeachment. - XXX, ABS-CBN, January 17, 2012
ABS-CBN's veteran reporter and ANC impeachment trial co-anchor Lynda Jumilla gave her views on the first day of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona. She said the prosecution won the first round after the impeachment court rejected the defense team's request for a preliminary hearing and dismissed a motion to cite House prosecutors in contempt. -- from TV Patrol, January 16, 2012
As public servants, we took an oath to uphold the people’s will at all times. All who hold positions in the government of our Republic are accountable for their actions. For the power of the sovereign Filipino people is a power that is higher than the Executive, the Legislative or even the Judiciary.