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Dismissed Renato Corona will not challenge impeachment trial ruling

The ousted Philippine chief justice has indicated that he will not challenge his removal after being convicted at an impeachment trial of failing to declare US$2.4 million (Dh8.8m) in his bank account.

MANILA // The ousted Philippine chief justice has indicated that he will not challenge his removal after being convicted at an impeachment trial of failing to declare US$2.4 million (Dh8.8m) in his bank account.

Renato Corona's dismissal by a high tribunal last week marked the first time in Philippine history a chief magistrate had been impeached.