DHSUD’s Del Rosario finally gets CA nod

MANILA, Nov 20 (Mabuhay) — Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario finally secured the approval of the Commission Appointments (CA) on Thursday after appearing four times before the bicameral body since September. “I...

Junjun defends Nancy, blasts ‘inexperienced’ Grace

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay on Thursday said there is nothing wrong with his sister, Sen. Nancy Binay, becoming a lawmaker while saying Sen. Grace Poe cannot be president because she lacks experience. The mayor on Thursday defended his sister from...

Binay did not promise they would not steal from gov’t – Chiz

MANILA, July 2 (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero found something lacking from Vice President Jejomar Binay’s speech where he attacked the Aquino government: He never promised that he would not steal public funds. “Sa dami ng sinabi nya. Wala syang sinabi na hindi sya o...

LP stalwarts say Mar Roxas should stay in the Cabinet

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Liberal Party stalwarts have criticized calls for Interior Secretary Mar Roxas to follow Vice President Jejomar Binay’s move and similarly resign from the Cabinet, saying his expertise is still needed in helping the Aquino administration carry out the necessary...

Palace laments VP Binay’s ‘unfortunate choice’ to hit PNoy

MANILA, June 24 (Mabuhay) — “An unfortunate choice.” This was how Malacañang on Wednesday called Vice President Jejomar Binay’s combative speech enumerating supposed shortcomings of President Benigno Aquino III. In a statement shortly after the vice president’s speech,...

VP Binay’s daughter, other UNA stalwarts to remain in House majority

MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least for now, members of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) will stay with the majority coalition in the House of Representatives even with the resignation of its standard bearer, Vice President Jejomar Binay, from the Cabinet. The Vice President’s...

Delfin Lee links VP Binay to P200-M extort try, attempts to implicate ex-VP De Castro

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Detained businessman Delfin Lee has linked Vice President Jejomar Binay to a P200-million extortion attempt supposedly in exchange for dropping the P6.6-billion syndicated estafa case against him. In a sworn statement read by his lawyer during a Senate blue...

Senate expands Binay probe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday revealed that he has filed a resolution expanding the scope of the Senate Blue Ribbon sub-committee probe on the corruption allegations against Vice President Jejomar Binay. Trillanes said he filed last Tuesday, January...

Aquino on Binay criticisms: You can leave Cabinet if you’re unhappy

MANILA, Nov 3 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III said Monday if Vice President Jejomar Binay is unhappy with the decisions taken by the administration, he is free to leave the Cabinet. But if Binay will not resign, he is obligated to give advice and offer solutions to the...

Is Binay a Palace friend or foe?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Is Vice President Jejomar Binay still a friend of the Aquino administration? Secretary to the Cabinet Jose Rene Almendras said Binay fills an important role in government as head of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council. “As far as I am...
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