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  • Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona sits in a wheelchair after being forced back to court after abruptly leaving the witness stand without the permission of the Senate judges during his impeachment trial at the Senate in Manila on Tuesday. Mr. Corona denied that he stole from the country's coffers and said he would open his bank accounts for inspection if the 188 lawmakers who voted to impeach him do the same. (Associated Press)

    Philippine justice denies graft charges

    The chief justice of the Philippine Supreme Court denied Tuesday that he stole from the country's coffers and said he would open his bank accounts for inspection if the 188 lawmakers behind his impeachment do the same.


  • Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (left) addresses the National Criminal Justice Summit in Manila on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, as Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona (right) and Anti-Graft Court Presiding Justice Francisco Villaluz Jr. listen. (AP Photo/Malacanang Palace Photo Bureau, Gil Nartea)

    Philippine Supreme Court chief justice impeached

    The Philippine House of Representatives impeached the Supreme Court chief justice Monday over alleged corruption and favoritism toward the country's former president, now under hospital arrest for alleged election fraud.


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