DOJ to probe alleged communication between Mercado, Reyes brothers

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the Department of Justice (DOJ) is looking into a possible violation of former Makati City Vice-Mayor Ernesto Mercado of his undertaking with the WPP. This, after reports came out that Mercado allegedly communicated...

Whistleblowers urge DOJ to expel Mercado from Witness Protection Program

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) – An organization of whistleblowers urged the Department of Justice (DOJ) to remove former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado from its Witness Protection program (WPP). Whistleblowers Association of the Philippines headed by Sandra Cam added that there...

VP Binay files libel suit vs. Mercado over Makati condo units

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday filed a libel complaint against former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado over the latter’s supposed malicious accusations that Binay extorted units from condominium developers in Makati City. The nine-page complaint was...

VP Binay camp shrugs off Bondal’s latest plunder complaint

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday said the latest plunder complaint filed by lawyer Renato Bondal was “just another nuisance suit” paid for by his critics. In a statement, Binay’s spokesperson for political affairs lawyer Rico Quicho said...

Defendants in P200-M damage suit filed by VP Binay ask court to junk case

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) — The personalities facing the P200-million damage suit filed by Vice President Jejomar Binay from alleged libelous statements are asking the court to junk the case. Filing a motion to dismiss the civil case before the Makati Regional Trial Court...

Trillanes: VP Binay earned P2B in kickbacks from service deals

MANILA  (Mabuhay) –Vice President Jejomar Binay pocketed some P2 billion from the salaries of alleged ghost personnel in Makati City and contracts entered into by firms owned by his supposed dummies, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Wednesday. At the resumption of the...

VP Binay spokesman: Trillanes’ bullying must be stopped

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The spokesman of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday defended the filing of a P200-million libel suit against his political detractors, as it singled out Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for supposedly “bullying” Binay. “The complaint...

VP Binay files P200-M damage suit vs. Trillanes, Cayetano, Mercado

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday filed a P200-M libel suit against Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Alan Peter Cayetano, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado, and eight others. The complaint was filed before the...

Toby Tiangco: VP Binay’s affidavit enough to answer allegations before Senate

MANILA, July 1 (Mabuhay) — The affidavit is enough. UNA interim president and Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco on Wednesday said that while Vice President Jejomar Binay did not appear before the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee, he had submitted a sworn statement in which he told...

VP Binay attacks Senate sub-panel in newspaper ad

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice-President Jejomar Binay continued its offensive on Monday, releasing a newspaper ad attacking the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee on the same day that a spokesman said the vice-president shunned the Senate probe because he has a lot of respect...