What are the grounds for impeachment?

Days ago, I wrote an article titled, IS THE PRESIDENT THE ONLY IMPEACHABLE PUBLIC OFFICER IN THE PHILIPPINES? (August 14, 2014). In that article, I enumerated the impeachable public officers in the Philippines aside from the President, namely: 1. The Vice-President; 2. The Members of the Supreme Court; 3. The Members of the Constitutional Commissions; and, … Continue reading What are the grounds for impeachment?

Is the President the only impeachable public officer in the Philippines?

By now, it is already of common knowledge that the Philippine President may be removed from office by impeachment and conviction for culpable violation of the Constitution, treason, bribery, graft and corruption, other high crimes, or betrayal of public trust. In fact, just recently, several impeachment complaints were filed against the President. But is the … Continue reading Is the President the only impeachable public officer in the Philippines?

Non-imprisonment for credit card debts

The question that is frequently asked, as far as credit cards are concerned, is whether one may be imprisoned for failure to pay credit card debts. This has often been posed by no less than the credit card holders, who, for some reasons, failed to pay their credit card debts. In order to obtain the desired … Continue reading Non-imprisonment for credit card debts