ABS-CBN News positions hearsay ‘report’ from Raissa Robles as top headline

Journalistic standards are in a spiral in the Philippines as hearsay “news” gets greater mileage in the biggest media network in the land. Recently, ABS-CBN News plumbed new lows as it positioned as its top headline a highly-speculative blog article by “investigative journalist” Raissa Robles on properties allegedly owned by Chief Justice Renato Corona in […]

The prosecution’s violations should compel the senators to call for a mistrial

The impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona goes on a break for five weeks for the Lenten season. You have to wonder why the Senate cannot even be flexible enough to delay the schedule of their regular hiatus considering the country is gripped with a matter that is of utmost importance that does not […]

Prosecution misled the public when they alleged CJ Corona had 45 properties

Just when most people thought it was going to be another boring day of presentation of documents by the defense counsels, a bombshell hit the impeachment court during the trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona. Even with the absence of defense lead counsel Serafin Cuevas, crushing the allegations of the prosecution was just a walk […]

Day of infamy for the Lower House as impeachment prosecution team betrays the public trust

From non-newsworthy boring to the biggest explosive drama yet. That was today’s session in the on-going impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona. And despite this and the last several sessions being the turn of the defense team to present their case to the tribunal, the drama still revolved around the already evident […]

Serafin Cuevas: Why Filipinos think he is the new role model

Being “cool” is not about wearing the right clothes or having the latest gadgets. Being cool is about having the right attitude. Take the case of former Supreme Court associate justice, Serafin Cuevas. Cuevas is not what most people would consider a poster boy for GQ magazine. If you bumped into Cuevas on the streets […]

A milestone in the transformation of Philippine society to true democratic institutional governance

Things are looking more like a dull peachy orange rather than a bright Yellow mango for the camp of erstwhile Son-of-Heroes Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. A shell of its former self is what is so far left of the once mighty juggernaut that railroaded through the hollow heads of 188 House “representatives” and […]

Reality bites for prosecution as evidence gets thrown out

Defective. Trash. These are the words that the prosecution cannot seem to understand. They are the words Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile uttered in anger after the prosecution desperately pleaded for the testimony of Philippine Air Lines (PAL) vice president for sales Enrique Javier to be accepted as part of Article III in the impeachment […]

Is Noynoy Aquino turning Malacañang into an organised crime syndicate?

New revelations emerging in yesterday’s court session in the on-going impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona shed further light into the true priorities of the governement of Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. Senator-Judge Joker Arroyo in a speech before the court last Monday (the 20th February) encapsulated this disturbing character of […]