Cayetano tells Binay: Reveal your ‘true’ SALN

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay’s “true” state of the nation address is nothing but a mere diversionary tactic to distract the public from the corruption allegations hounding him and his family, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano said Tuesday. Instead of criticizing the...

SC justices’ SALNs out online in the coming days – spokesman

MANILA (Mabuhay) – For the first time in its history, the Supreme Court will make the Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALNs) of its 15 magistrates available online. SC Public Information Office chief and spokesman Theodore Te on Thursday said summaries of the...

Ombudsman suspends BIR, BOC employees over unexplained wealth

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Two government employees were placed under preventive suspension by the Office of the Ombudsman over their alleged unexplained wealth and failure to declare real properties in their asset statements. The suspension stemmed from the cases filed by the...

Corona arraignment for tax cases postponed anew

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The arraignment of former Chief Justice Renato Corona in connection with his tax evasion cases has been postponed again. The Court of Tax Appeals moved to July 1 the ousted magistrate’s arraignment due to a pending motion for reconsideration filed by his...

In FOI bill, SC justices not exempted from releasing SALN

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Even Supreme Court (SC) justices will not be spared by the proposed Freedom of Information (FOI) bill once it is passed in Congress. In a press conference on Tuesday, Akbayan Representative Ibarra “Barry” Gutierrez, an author of the bill, said the bill is clear...

Customs officer dismissed over unexplained wealth

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Bureau of Customs (BOC) intelligence officer has been dismissed from her duties by the Office of the Ombudsman over unexplained wealth. The BOC said Marissa Rae Rollo Galang, Intelligence Officer II and acting chief of the BOC-Customs Intelligence and...

VP Binay camp: Go ahead, turn over evidence to Ombudsman

MANILA, Nov 7 (Mabuhay) – Agreeing with Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday said the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee should wrap up its investigation and turn over the evidence it gathered during the hearings on the Makati City...

Senate blue ribbon formally invites VP Binay to Makati Building II probe

MANILA, Oct 29 (Mabuhay) – The Senate blue ribbon committee on Wednesday formally invited Vice President Jejomar Binay to attend its hearing on the alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall Building II and corruption allegations against the former Makati...

Binay owns P15-M log cabin in Tagaytay – Mercado

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former Makati vice-mayor Ernesto Mercado claimed Wednesday that a P15.6 million log cabin in a luxurious residential community in Tagaytay belongs to Vice President Jejomar Binay. Binay’s spokesman, however, denied the claim. Speaking before the Senate Blue...

VP Binay coddling Limlingan, Trillanes claims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV accused on Thursday Vice President Jejomar Binay of coddling Gerry Limlingan, who had been described allegedly as Binay’s finance officer and supposed dummy in corporations. “Si Gerry Limlingan ay itinatago ni Vice President Binay....