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Mar 8, 2016

Grace Poe Supreme Court Decision: Qualified To Run For President

Grace Poe Supreme Court Decision: Qualified To Run For President
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The Supreme Court (SC) of the Philippines decided in a landmark ruling that Senator Grace Poe is qualified to run for president in the 2016 elections. Voting 9-6, the SC en banc reversed the earlier decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to cancel Grace Poe‘s Certificate of Candidacy (COC). Senator Grace Poe Credit: Grace […]


Mar 13, 2012

Corona impeachment update: CJ Renato Corona salary, benefits in 10 years at SC reached over P21 million

Corona impeachment update: CJ Renato Corona salary, benefits in 10 years at SC reached over P21 million
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Updated: May 22, 2012 5:30 p.m. Read CJ Corona Impeachment Trial: SC Chief Justice Renato Corona faces Senate hearing, denies all accusations Manila, Philippines – Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona reportedly received more than P21 million in salaries and benefits, including fringe benefits, within 10 years from 2002 to 2011. SC Chief Justice […]


Mar 1, 2012

Bar Exams Topnotchers Signed With Law Firm Before The November 2011 Bar Exam

Bar Exams 2011 Topnotchers
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Bar Exams 2011 Topnotchers Image Credit: ABS-CBNNews The Bar exams 2011 top two examinees from the Ateneo de Manila University, both signed up with the Puno & Puno Law firm even before taking the 2011 Philippine Bar Examinations last November 2011, according to reports by several local news sites on Thursday, March 1, 2012. Bar […]


Feb 29, 2012

Flood rider Christopher ‘Chris’ John Lao passes 2011 Bar exams

Flood rider Christopher 'Chris' John Lao passes 2011 Bar exams
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Manila, Philippines – Flood rider Christopher John P. Lao, or commonly known as Chris Lao passed the 2011 Bar exams and his name is included in the list of Bar exams passers released by the Supreme Court. Chris Lao (in white shirt) being interviwed by GMA 7 reporter Jun Veneracion in 2011 Image Credit: GMA […]


Feb 29, 2012

Bar Exam Results: Complete List of 2011 Bar Exams Passers Released on Feb 2012

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The Bar exams results of the Philippine Bar Examinations held last November 2011 was released by the Supreme Court today, February 29, 2012. The high court reportedly posted the Bar exam results outside its building at Padre Faura, Manila. A wide screen was also used to display the list of topnotchers and complete list of […]


Feb 28, 2012

Bar Exam Results 2011: 31.9% Passing Rate in the 2011 Philippine Bar Exams

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Update: List of Bar Exam 2011 Topnotchers The result of the 2011 Philippine Bar Examinations was announced by the Supreme Court today, February 28, 2012, as reported by several local news sites. There are 1,913 examinees out of 5,990 who passed the 2011 Bar exams or a passing percentage of 31.9%. Philippine Supreme Court logo […]


Dec 14, 2011

SC Chief Justice Renato Corona impeachment: Senators take oath for impeachment trial on January 16, 2012

SC Chief Justice Renato Corona impeachment: Senators take oath for impeachment trial on January 16, 2012
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Manila, Philippines – Local senators took oath on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, as preparation of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona next year. Senators of the Philippines Image Credit: ABS-CBNNews.com As noted at local news that day, the Senate convened in the late afternoon as an impeachment court that will […]


Dec 14, 2011

SC Chief Justice Renato Corona speech: “I will not resign and will fight impeachment case”

SC Chief Justice Renato Corona speech: "I will not resign and will fight impeachment case"
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Manila, Philippines – Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona made a speech in front of the SC building on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, as shown in the video below, and noted that he will not resign and will face the impeachment trial. SC Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, making his speech on December 14, […]


Nov 19, 2011

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots and fingerprints taken, still under hospital arrest

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots and fingerprints taken, still under hospital arrest
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Updated: November 22, 2011 2:00 p.m. Read Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots leaked online are real, police confirms (Photo) Manila, Philippines – Fingerprints and mugshots of former President and incumbent Pampanga Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) were taken on Saturday, November 19, 2011. Sr. Superintendent Joel Coronel, showing to press the arrest warrant for Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Image Credit: […]


Nov 18, 2011

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo arrest warrant issued over electoral sabotage cases

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo arrest warrant issued over electoral sabotage cases
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Updated: November 19, 2011 6:25 p.m. Read Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots and fingerprints taken, still under hospital arrest Manila, Philippines – An arrest warrant was issued to former President and incumbent Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) on Friday, November 18, 2011. “Bantay Gloria” rally, urging SC not to allow Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to leave the country Image […]