VP Binay tells critics: I’m only human, I get hurt too

MANILA (Mabuhay) — “I’m also human,” said Vice President Jejomar Binay amid continued attacks against him. Binay made the remark in a radio interview Tuesday when he was likened to a mango tree, who is being hit for bearing fruits. “Pag ka ganyan ayaw ko na maging puno (If...

Roxas camp has nothing to do with Villanueva’s ‘pork’ raps – Abad

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad on Monday defended Interior Secretary Mar Roxas against allegations that his camp was behind the inclusion of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Joel Villanueva in the latest...

Trillanes: 2 more exposés vs. VP Binay this month

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV will be presenting two new allegations against Vice President Jejomar Binay when the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee resumes its investigation on the anomalies linked to the Binay family this August. “Merong dalawang bagong exposé,”...

Erap defends ‘inaanak’ Grace over ‘alcoholic’ allegations

(Mabuhay) – Manila Mayor and former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada has come to the defense of his goddaughter Senator Grace Poe amid allegations that she is an alcoholic. Estrada said the accusations against Poe are just part of the supposed black propaganda against the senator,...

Belmonte ready to resign as speaker if Bangsamoro bill ‘bribery’ proven true

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Quezon City Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr. is ready to resign as House speaker if allegations that lawmakers received bribes from a Chinese fugitive to vote in favor of the Bangsamoro Basic Law are proven true. “If there is even one centavo na nanggaling dun sa...

Grace Poe confirms signing report recommending plunder raps vs. VP Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe on Friday confirmed that she has signed the blue ribbon subcommittee report recommending the filing of a plunder complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay. Poe is one of four senators who have signed the draft partial report of the...

Aquino: VP Binay’s chances in 2016 depend on how he’ll answer corruption allegations

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay’s responses to corruption allegations being hurled against him will make or break his chances in the 2016 presidential polls, President Benigno Aquino III said Monday. Asked during an interview if he still perceives Binay as the man...

Napoles employee ordered arrested

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– The Sandiganbayan has ordered the arrest of a former employee of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles. The Sandiganbayan’s First Division, which handles the plunder and graft cases of Senator Ramon Revilla Jr., ordered the arrest of...

Drilon orders arrest of 14 resource persons in Binay probe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Tuesday signed the arrest and detention order of 14 resource persons cited in contempt for continued refusal to attend the Senate’s hearings on corruption allegations against Vice President Jejomar Binay. Included in the...

Get Binay and Aquino, Abad, allies too – Bayan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay should be prosecuted for plunder over allegations of amassing illegal wealth, but doing so “should not be used to cover-up the far bigger systemic corruption” perpetuated by the administration, the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan said...