Niel Tupas Jr - updates

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Ex-Iloilo rep Niel Tupas Jr indicted for graft over PDAF scam

Jul 20, 2017 - 12:49 PM

(UPDATED) Former Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr, a member of the Liberal Party, says his signatures were forged

House probes judiciary fund despite SC snub

Aug 05, 2014 - 4:05 PM

When we tackled amendments to the Sandiganbayan law the justices came here There is no reason for them not to cooperate when it is now the fund of the judiciary in question

ALLIES. Lawmakers start hearing proposals to amend or abolish the Judiciary Development Fund. Photo by Angela Casauay/Rappler

JBC member to Jardeleza: Why go to SC?

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:08 PM

I thought that he would ventilate his arguments first before the Judicial and Bar Council says Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr

House vs SC? Aquino allies target judicial fund

Jul 15, 2014 - 4:30 PM

Proposed bills require the Supreme Court to remit the Judiciary Development Fund to the National Treasury and allow Congress to decide how it will be used

NEW WAR: House committee on justice chairman Rep Niel Tupas Jr wants to abolish the Judiciary Development Fund

‘It's not an instruction to impeach’ – Tupas

Jul 15, 2014 - 1:07 PM

The chairman of the House committee on justice says he doesn t interpret the President s speech as a go signal for his committee to go after Supreme Court justices

EXCLUSIVE POWER: The House of Representatives has the exclusive power to initiate impeachment of public officials. Rappler photo

Palace: No role in Congress' plan to review judiciary fund

Jul 09, 2014 - 8:06 PM

After the Supreme Court declares unconstitutional parts of Malacañang s spending program administration solons prepare to scrutinize the Judiciary Development Fund

JBC defers shortlisting Sandiganbayan top post

Jul 01, 2013 - 4:15 PM

Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr requests for the postponement until after congress has resumed to resolve the matter of representation

File photo of the Sandiganbayan building in Quezon City. AFP / Romeo Gacad

Corona prosecutors closely watching CJ selection

Jun 30, 2012 - 3:48 PM

Quimbo says they are tempted to participate in the selection process but the CoronaTrial showed them that the position is so holy it should be insulated from politics

'We weren't there for blood' - Tupas #CoronaTrial

Jun 29, 2012 - 10:22 PM

Reflections of Niel Tupas Jr one month after Corona s conviction

Who will cross examine Corona? 5 candidates

May 16, 2012 - 8:36 PM

Prosecution says they will definitely ask the Chief Justice about his dollar accounts

READY: Lead prosecutor Niel Tupas says they are ready for CJ Corona

Defense: Corona will bare it all

May 08, 2012 - 8:18 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona s lawyers say he will bear all once he takes the witness stand in his own impeachment trial

Corona trial rewriting Enrile story?

Mar 28, 2012 - 9:47 PM

A look at Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile s role in the Corona trial and what this could mean for his enduring story

Basa-Guidote keeps Corona trial in suspense

Mar 23, 2012 - 5:31 AM

Basa Guidote is the cliffhanger as the impeachment trial goes on break with unresolved questions on Corona s bank deposits

Tiangco a whistleblower? Sour-graping, say peers

Mar 12, 2012 - 8:52 PM

Navotas Rep Tobias Tiangco testifies that Palace used pork to impeach the Chief Justice

Mrs Corona vs Basas in impeachment trial?

Mar 08, 2012 - 11:36 AM

The prosecution is considering presenting Mrs Corona s relatives as rebuttal witnesses

The prosecution’s original sin

Feb 29, 2012 - 11:44 AM

If the prosecution seemed unprepared for the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona it s because in reality it was

188 congressmen impeach Chief Justice Renato Corona

Miriam and the prosecution: a love-hate relationship

Feb 18, 2012 - 7:19 PM

Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago s mood meter on the prosecution shifts from angry to happy

MOOD METER. Miriam's mood meter changes.

Lingua Corona: Impeachment Lingo 101

Feb 11, 2012 - 5:39 PM

After 4 weeks of trial Rappler puts together an impeachment lexicon for your honors counsels witnesses viewers and well dummies

Dollar accounts 'not crucial' in convicting Corona - prosecution

Feb 09, 2012 - 9:46 PM

But it s still important for the public to know the truth they say

'Good day' for the prosecution

Jan 30, 2012 - 11:27 PM

We have completed the story

Prosecution: Corona bank records next

Jan 25, 2012 - 1:35 PM

Bank officials will also be summoned if the prosecution gets its way

Request for Subpoenae

12 of 23 senators are not lawyers

Jan 25, 2012 - 9:13 AM

In the end senators whether lawyer or not will exercise personal discretion when they vote

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

Is the prosecution ready for trial?

Jan 17, 2012 - 10:46 AM

On Tuesday the prosecution may start presenting evidence against Chief Justice Corona Are they read for trial?

PROSECUTION. On day 1 of the trial of CJ Corona.

[Updated] Who will argue what in CJ's impeachment trial?

Jan 03, 2012 - 6:28 PM

Panel focuses on Corona s voting record and Arroyo s appointment of his wife

Senator's son is prosecution's deputy spokesperson

Dec 28, 2011 - 3:16 PM

House prosecution panel has assigned Aurora Rep Juan Edgardo Sonny Angara as its deputy spokesperson

Cong. Sonny Angara