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Sereno is first woman Philippines chief justice

Maria Lourdes Punzalan Aranal-Sereno was appointed over the weekend as the new chief justice of the Philippines in a move local commentators predict will focus attention on a judicial reform agenda in the country.

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Philippines chief justice search gathers pace

Philippines President Benigno Aquino has begun the interview process to appoint a new chief justice following the removal of Renata Corona, who was convicted by a senate impeachment court in May.

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Thriller in Manila

Trying to find a legitimate reason as to why there is an extra $12 million floating around in your bank account is enough to give anyone a headache, but for the most senior judge in the Philippines it seems to be enough to bring on a heart attack.

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