Philippines-US relations

He’s got euros too?

An ally of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has submitted to the office of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile purported “transaction records” of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s dollar and euro accounts. The move was made by Kaya Natin lead convenor Harvey Keh on Monday, May 7, when the Coronal trial resumed after a long break. Keh is one of the complainants in a forfeiture case filed against Corona before the Ombudsman. The latter has ordered Corona to respond to allegations he has amassed US$10-M in various banks which are “grossly disproportionate” to his income. Senators said they want the trial to end by May 31.

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