A lot of people had been crying for the ouster of Chief Justice Renato Corona brought about by the impeachment trial which has been the subject of a lot of brouhaha for the past weeks. By why impeach Chief Justice Renato Corona when he is in fact on of the most qualified person to run this country.
The earthquake-tsunami incident in Cebu and Negros last Monday, February 6, 2012 is still a hot topic and even trending for the past few days in the internet. More so because as of the time of this writing, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has recorded more than a thousand aftershocks. Some of them are quite strong especially in Negros Oriental. Relief and rescue efforts are currently under going.
Last Monday February 6, 2012 Central Visayas was hit by a very strong earthquake. The epicenter was located in the middle of Tanyon Strait which is in between Negros and Cebu. Badly damaged was Negros Oriental more specifically the town of Tayasan, Gihulngan, La Libertad, Ayongon etc. Cebu was shaken but was not damaged although some cracks has surfaced in some public infrastructures. There were no classes for the next 2 to 3 days as establishments and the government checked buildings.
Nowadays the Supreme Court has been made the center of attention in the headlines because of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Coroina. But recently another member of the Supreme Court has made headlines, not connected to the impeachment trial but because the video became and instant hit and became viral in a matter of days and has been feasted upon by Netizens.
Tropical storm Sendong has become the deadliest cyclone to hit the Philippines in the last 12 years. To date the death toll has reached more than a thousand surpassing that of 2004’s typhoon Wennie, considered to be the deadliest before Sendong with causalities of only 893.