VP Binay, Honasan file candidacies

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay and his running mate, Sen. Gregorio Honasan, on Monday morning filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs). Binay and Honasan were the first pair aspiring for the top posts to file their COCs on the first day of the week-long...

Ombudsman dismisses Junjun Binay over ‘overpriced’ Makati parking building

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay in connection with the alleged overpricing in the Makati parking building construction. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales confirmed this in an interview with...

Joker Arroyo’s passing a ‘shocker’

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) – Former Senator Joker Arroyo died on October 5 following an unsuccessful heart operation in the United States, former Senator Rene Saguisag confirmed. Saguisag described Arroyo’s passing as a “shocker,” noting he did not know that Arroyo was brought to...

VP Binay camp: Trillanes all talk, no proof

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday hit back at Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for saying that he will bare next week yet another multi-billion peso dummy-related scam involving the second highest elected official in the countr...

Over 900 ‘ghost’ senior citizens in Makati, says exec

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) – An official working for Makati City acting mayor Romulo Peña on Thursday said more than 900 senior citizens receiving benefits from the city government could not be found in their addresses. Makati Action Center chief Arthur Cruto said the findings are...

Kid Peña tells Binay spokesman to report for work or go on leave

MANILA, July 8 (Mabuhay) — Acting Makati Mayor Romulo “Kid” Peña Jr. does not expect the longtime chief media officer of Vice President Jejomar Binay to speak in his behalf but added the least Joey Salgado could is to report for work as an employee of the Makati...

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...

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay temporarily leaves post

MANILA, July 1 (Mabuhay) — Makati Mayor Junjun Binay on Wednesday temporarily stepped down from office pursuant to the six-month preventive suspension order issued by the Office of the Ombudsman earlier this week. In a statement read before his supporters at the Makati City...

Junjun fails to secure CA TRO

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, who faces suspension anew for alleged irregularities in the construction of a ten-storey building in Makati Science High School, failed to secure an ex-parte temporary restraining order (TRO) or writ of preliminary injunction...

Senate to gather documents in city hall vs. Binays — Trillanes

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Makati Mayor Junjun Binay’s decision to temporarily leave city hall and abide by the six-month preventive suspension of the Ombudsman will allow the Senate to gather more proof in connection with the corruption allegations his family is facing,...