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  1. Estrada's unlikely sequel

    Posted Oct 18th 2009, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Aquino, later apologised to Estrada for unseating him instead of letting his impeachment trial take its course. However, Estrada will have to overcome a significant legal hurdle first: ... pointed to evidence that he was innocent: his refusal to flee abroad and decision to stand trial. He also got his wife and son elected to the Senate even while under house arrest. The same ...

  2. Lawmakers file impeachment complaint against president

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... first deciding it had sufficient grounds to put Ms Arroyo on trial. ...

  3. Long line of rogue politicians is lament of a nation

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... election, while her spouse, son and brother-in-law are accused of receiving payoffs from illegal gambling operators. Estrada is on trial for amassing more than 4 billion pesos ($554 million) ... and claiming illness. Estrada, whose plunder trial is now in its fourth year, is luxuriously quartered in a rustic villa- feeding ducks. Last week Mrs Arroyo became the first Philippine head of state ...

  4. Murder suspect slips through net

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... was indicted by his own footprint [which is being used as evidence against him].' Helmut Rausch, Germany's deputy consul-general to Hong Kong, said it was possible Friesl could face trial in Germany. 'Germany normally claims extradition of a German who has committed a crime in another country to put him on trial in our own country,' Mr Rausch said. Nicole Schoeni, daughter ...

  5. Alleged mutineer 'offered to kill Estrada'

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... acquitted during his impeachment trial on charges of unexplained wealth. Mr Honasan's alleged reply was: 'The reason why we voted for acquittal is to build a revolutionary situation where ...

  6. Estrada flies home to fight 'conspiracy'

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Raissa Robles

    ... was ousted in a January 2001 revolt, is on trial for allegedly amassing 4.1 billion pesos ($560 million) in unexplained wealth during his 31-month presidency. Estrada, his personal doctor Lorenzo ...

  7. Arroyo is likely to share my fate, predicts Estrada

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... gambling payoffs and pocketing commissions from state transactions. Efforts by his lawmaker allies to stop his impeachment trial triggered a military-backed, popular revolt after barely three years in office. Today his successor is fighting to stop her own impeachment. President Arroyo was recently accused of committing nearly the same offences Estrada is now standing trial for. ...

  8. Asia's drug central

    Posted Feb 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... that the agents had undermined numerous cases through serious procedural lapses during operations and failing to appear as vital witnesses during trials. The agents claim prosecutors drop or lose cases ...

  9. Arroyo allies crush impeachment bid, clearing way for reforms

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... House Speaker Jose de Venecia, announced the moves as he cast his vote rejecting an attempt to compel Mrs Arroyo to face an impeachment trial. After 19 hours of deliberations, the lower house ... a trial by the Senate that Mr de Venecia said was 'inclined' to convict her, he added: 'My dear friends, ladies and gentlemen, let me say that on Friday again, thank God, the nation ...

  10. Marine's jailing unlikely to affect US-Philippine ties

    Posted Dec 05th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... of the Makati City Regional Trial Court, said that 'pending agreement [on where the convict should serve his sentence] accused Lance Corporal Daniel Smith is hereby temporarily committed ... committed by American soldiers because not one ever went to trial,' he said. But he doubted any discord could really sour Filipino attitudes towards the US. 'Filipinos love America. Many ...




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