Court stops Junjun Binay’s suspension

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The appellate court on Monday, March 16, temporarily stopped the preventive suspension issued by the Ombudsman against of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay. The Court of Appeals Sixth Division issued a 60-day temporary restraining order (TRO) on the...

DILG serves suspension order on Makati Mayor Junjun Binay

MANILA, Mar 16 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Interior and Local Government on Monday morning served the suspension order on Makati City Mayor Jejomar “Junjun” Binay Jr. The suspension order was posted at the facade of the Makati City Hall. Less than two hours...

Mayor Binay suspended over building scandal

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday announced that it has suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay for six months over corruption allegations concering the alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall Building II. “[The Ombudsman]...

Drilon accuser admits no evidence of overprice on Iloilo Convention Center

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former provincial administrator Manuel Mejorada admitted during a Senate hearing on Thursday that he has no evidence that the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) was overpriced. “Mr. Chairman, as the Senate President said, I have to admit that right now there’s no...

Guingona on Senate probes: Walang color coding

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chairman Teofisto Guingona III on Tuesday confirmed his committee will investigate his own party-mate, Senate President Franklin Drilon, over the alleged overpricing of the P700 million Iloilo Convention Center. Guingona said...

Drilon, Hilmarc’s face raps over ICC ‘overpricing’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon and other officials are facing graft and plunder charges over the alleged overpricing of the P700 million Iloilo Convention Center, which is being built by the same contractor that built the controversial P2.2 billion Makati...

Binay camp: Where’s evidence of rigging?

MANILA, (Mabuhay) – A spokesman of Vice-President Jejomar Binay described as a “kangaroo court” yesterday’s Senate hearing after a former Makati official accused Binay of corruption without presenting any evidence. Cavite Governor and vice presidential spokesman for political...