Rep. Binay dares Mercado to do a ‘Ruby Tuason’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Controversial Senate witness, former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado, should do a Ruby Tuason and return to the National Treasury whatever kickbacks he unlawfully amassed from government projects, House Deputy Majority Leader and Makati City Rep. Mar-Len...

Binay got P200-M kickback for Alphaland-BSP deal – Trillanes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes is accusing Vice President Jejomar Binay of accepting P200 million in kickbacks from a joint venture between Alphaland and the Boy Scouts of the Philippines for the development of a prime property in Makati City. Trillanes said the...

Whistleblower admits receiving Innova from Napoles

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A whistleblower in the pork barrel scam told the Sandiganbayan on Friday that accused mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles gave her an Innova that was allegedly purchased using proceeds from the scam. During Napoles’ bail hearing from plunder, Marina Sula, who worked...

Loi Estrada is ‘Inay’ in pork scam – Luy

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Who are “Inay” and “Kris Yen” in the pork barrel scam? Principal whistleblower Benhur Luy told the Sandiganbayan on Monday that the mother of Senator Jinggoy Estrada, former Senator Loi Estrada, was also a client of accused pork barrel scam mastermind Janet...

Sandiganbayan affirms suspension orders vs. Revilla, Cambe

MANILA, Sept 25 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has upheld its decision to suspend Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. and his former staff Richard Cambe for 90 days over the plunder and graft charges they are facing in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel...

Expand DAP probe; Include other lawmakers and officials

The current probe being conducted by the Senate on alleged corruption among elected public officials should be expanded to dispel public perception that the Aquino government is only after its perceived political enemies. So far only Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jingoy Estrada and...

Binay insists no corruption in Makati projects

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday insisted that there is no corruption in Makati projects, including the alleged overpriced Makati parking building, and said those who testified in the Senate hearing have been rejected by Makati residents many times as...

Senate invites VP Binay to testify on ‘overpriced’ Makati building

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It’s now official. The Senate blue ribbon committee has formally invited Vice President Jejomar Binay to attend the panel’s subcommittee hearing regarding the alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall building II. The letter signed by...

Binays’ supporters stage ‘black protest’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Employees and supporters of Vice President Jejomar Binay and Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay staged a protest on Monday to condemn the ongoing Senate investigation on the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall 2 parking building. Binays’ supporters,...

Trillanes wants ex-Makati vice mayor under WPP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV wants former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado to be placed under the Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the Department of Justice (DOJ) because of his knowledge on the construction of the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall...