cristina corona - updates

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Corona's widow asks SC to dismiss forfeiture case

May 31, 2016 - 8:27 PM

Cristina Corona files a motion asking the court to order the Sandiganbayan to dismiss the civil case filed against them and nullify a joint resolution and joint order from the Ombudsman s office

CORONAS. Former Chief Justice Renato Corona and wife Cristina Corona. File photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Few thousands left in Corona couple's bank accounts

Mar 16, 2015 - 1:18 AM

The attachment orders which effectively freeze accounts might have come a little too late

Ex-chief justice Corona joins event for Aquino ouster

Feb 26, 2015 - 3:38 PM

UPDATED Up to 1 000 people join an event organized by Arroyo allies to call for the ouster of President Benigno Aquino III

'OUST AQUINO.' Former chief justice Renato Corona and wife Cristina attend the meeting of group calling for the ouster of President Benigno Aquino II in Lipa, Batangas, on February 26, 2015. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Corona asks Sandiganbayan to dismiss P137M forfeiture case

Nov 09, 2014 - 1:26 PM

The Corona couple belies allegations they acquired their assets illegally

Sandiganbayan orders seizure of Corona's assets

May 15, 2014 - 6:56 AM

The writ was issued in connection with the forfeiture case filed against the Corona couple for over P130 59 million in alleged ill gotten wealth

P131-M forfeiture case filed vs Corona, wife

Mar 27, 2014 - 7:12 PM

The Ombudsman is asking the graft court to immediately issue a writ of preliminary attachment This will effectively freeze the couple’s assets

Ombudsman orders filing of criminal charges vs Coronas

Mar 26, 2014 - 3:28 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales finds no reason to reverse an earlier ruling that the Coronas amassed over P130 million in ill gotten wealth

Corona finally faces probers in tax case

Oct 25, 2012 - 10:34 AM

After skipping previous hearings dismissed Chief Justice Renato Corona and wife finally appear at the Department of Justice

Former Chief Justice Renato Corona arrives at the Department of Justice in Padre Faura, Manila, to attend the tax evasion case probe of the department, October 25, 2012. Photo by Purple Romero.

Spotted: ex-CJ Corona watches Ateneo basketball game

Jul 16, 2012 - 1:09 PM

Almost two months after his dismissal as the country s chief justice Renato Corona was spotted alongside his wife Cristina watching the UAAP and rooting for Ateneo

BLEEDING BLUE. Dismissed chief justice Renato Corona was spotted with his wife Cristina watching an Ateneo UAAP game, Sunday, Junly 15. Josh Albelda.

Disrobing the Chief Justice

May 31, 2012 - 11:22 PM

Who is Renato Coronado Corona before he joined the Supreme Court in 2002?

Cristina Corona reconciles with Basa relatives

May 25, 2012 - 3:59 PM

It was Cristina Corona who approached the Basas Her daughter Carla followed resulting in a dramatic family reconciliation

Behind the scenes of Corona's walk out

May 23, 2012 - 9:48 PM

Rappler traces the events of Tuesday May 22 and goes behind the scenes on the day Corona abruptly left the witness stand

What would Corona say? 10 key points

May 21, 2012 - 3:25 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona takes the last stand as he testifies before the Senate Here s a preview of his make or break testimony

Basa Guidote: Corona's double-edged sword

May 12, 2012 - 11:40 AM

Despite its ugly history the BGEI was raised by Corona s lawyers to explain his wealth Here s how this bitter family dispute has evolved through the years

READY TO POUNCE: Private prosecutors Cynthia Roxas and Renato Samonte with lead prosecutor Niel Tupas Jr. (PHOTO BY EMIL SARMIENTO)

#CoronaTrial: Day 36 LIVE BLOG

May 08, 2012 - 2:15 PM

Here are the highlights from Day 36 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

#CoronaTrial: Day 35 LIVE BLOG

May 07, 2012 - 2:22 PM

Here are the highlights from Day 35 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

COA: Basa Guidote lot worth much less

Mar 24, 2012 - 7:31 PM

In a belated report COA said the transaction was marked with irregularities

COA 'disallows' purchase of BGEI lot

The litigious Mrs. Corona

Mar 23, 2012 - 10:17 AM

Cristina has consolidated her hold over the family corporation after a series of victories in the courts

Marites Vitug

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

Corona negotiated for the Basa-Guidote property

Mar 16, 2012 - 10:03 AM

The irony is: the one thing Corona said he had nothing to do with is now appearing to be the core of his defense

Marites Vitug

It's Corona's cousin who 'buys' Corona lot

Mar 13, 2012 - 5:42 PM

Defense presents the buyer of the Coronas Marikina lot who turns out to be a cousin of the Chief Justice

10 truths according to CJ Corona

Mar 10, 2012 - 7:58 AM

Chief Justice Renato Corona testifies before the court of public opinion Here’s his version of the truth

Sister Flory Basa: I pray Cristina Corona be enlightened

Mar 08, 2012 - 8:23 PM

Sister Flory Basa denies the Coronas claim that Mrs Corona is almost the majority owner of Basa Guidote

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

Cristina Corona's relatives want her removed from post

Mar 07, 2012 - 7:52 PM

Cristina Corona s relatives say she abused her authority as administrator of their estate

Corona's mood meter: Amused at news on ‘other’ family

Mar 07, 2012 - 7:01 PM

Even his wife doesn t believe rumors on his alleged extramarital affairs Chief Justice Renato Corona says

Mrs. Corona will testify, says defense

Mar 07, 2012 - 2:11 PM

[UPDATED] Cristina Corona is expected to explain the source of their wealth: the disputed Basa Guidote Enterprises Inc

Corona couple demolished my house - caretaker

Mar 07, 2012 - 9:58 AM

The caretaker of Mrs Corona s family also said the Chief Justice pointed a gun at him

Stay with the facts

Feb 17, 2012 - 8:05 AM

Deliberately or not the public is being made to meander into outlying territory

Marites Vitug

CJ Corona: Impeachment trial now an inquisition

Feb 11, 2012 - 11:50 PM

He says his constitutional rights have been blatantly and grossly violated

CHIEF JUSTICE. 'I have everything to lose.' Photo by Emil Sarmiento

Making sense of the Coronas' income

Feb 01, 2012 - 9:05 PM

The position is not a right but a privilege; an honor vested by the people

FINANCED. How to account for net worth? Infographic by Gemma Mendoza

#CoronaTrial: Day 10

Feb 01, 2012 - 7:00 PM

Day 10: Impeachment court tackles the Basa Guidote loan by Chief Justice Corona

SEC DIRECTOR. Securities and Exchange Commission Director Benito Cataran is the first witness called to the stand on day 10.

Documents answer McKinley questions

Feb 01, 2012 - 9:20 AM

Charina Corona made her father a trustee in 2007 a year before she bought the McKinley lot

Questions for Corona

Jan 31, 2012 - 12:23 PM

The quick payments made by the Coronas for 2 condominium units give rise to inconsistencies in his assets declaration

IMPEACHED. Chief Justice Renato Corona

How did CJ get a loan from 'dead' company?

Jan 31, 2012 - 9:45 AM

On day 9 of the trial the prosecution plans to bring up the family corporation of Cristina Corona

#CoronaTrial: Day 8

Jan 30, 2012 - 9:03 PM

Day 8: Witnesses evidence related to Chief Justice Corona s Taguig Makati properties presented by prosecution

DAY 8. Senators before session starts on day 8.

Coronas paid P9-M in cash for condo

Jan 30, 2012 - 6:33 PM

Defense argues no notice of acceptance was presented

'CJ bought, paid for, McKinley property'

Jan 30, 2012 - 3:46 PM

Prosecution pursuing probity and integrity of Chief Justice Renato Corona

Did Mrs Corona skip taxes as family estate administrator?

Jan 26, 2012 - 10:08 AM

BIR Commissioner Kim Henares says Mrs Corona only became a taxpayer in 2003 2 years after she sold a family property in Manila

MRS. CORONA'S TAXES. BIR Commissioner Kim Henares tells the Senate that Cristina Corona only registered as a taxpayer in 2003. Photo by Ted Aljibe / AFP / Senate Pool

#CoronaTrial: Day 6

Jan 25, 2012 - 5:45 PM

Day 6: BIR chief Kim Henares testifies presents tax records of Chief Justice Corona and wife

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

Corona: List of 45 properties erroneous

Jan 16, 2012 - 6:42 PM

The Chief Justice refutes allegations he gobbled up properties while in office

SELF-DEFENSE. Chief Justice Renato Corona defends himself before High Court employees.

Mrs Corona sued for estafa

Jan 15, 2012 - 4:15 PM

Cristina Corona is locked in a bitter property dispute with her family

Corona properties: acquired before 2001

Jan 09, 2012 - 5:37 PM

Below are titles to properties in Quezon City that Chief Justice Renato Corona and his wife Cristina acquired prior to 2001

Corona properties: Ayala Heights

Jan 01, 2012 - 1:26 PM

This includes the titles current and previous to the Ayala Heights property acquired by spouses Cristina Renato and Cristina Corona in April 1993 and later sold to spouses Rhodel and Amelia Rivera in March 2010

CJ's wife snubs Ombudsman's letters

Dec 30, 2011 - 11:01 AM

[EXCLUSIVE] The Ombudsman sent first of 3 letters to Cristina Corona in August 2009

Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona with wife Cristina

The case against Mrs. Corona

Dec 22, 2011 - 5:21 PM

The camp of Cristina Corona wife of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona says the timing of the preliminary investigation on her case is highly suspect The investigation was conducted weeks after her husband was impeached by the Lower House

Stanley Fabito, Mrs. Corona's lawyer