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...

Aquino thumbs down call to be Mar’s VP

CEBU CITY (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday rejected an administration lawmaker’s call for him to be Interior Secretary Mar Roxas’ running mate for the 2016 polls. In a media briefing here, Aquino said running for vice president will not sit well with his family....

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...

Trillanes absent at hearing of Junjun Binay’s libel complaint

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Antonio Trillanes on Wednesday failed to both attend a preliminary investigation and submit a counter-affidavit on a libel complaint filed against him by suspended Makati Mayor Jejomar “Junjun” Binay. The lawmaker’s legal counsel...

VP Binay on PNoy SONA: Wow na wow

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Vice President Jejomar Binay is not affected by the potshots supposedly aimed at him by President Benigno Aquino III during the latter’s final State of the Nation Address (SONA). In an interview at the opening of the Security Congress APAC 2015 at...

LP in a quandary over Mar Roxas

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, the presumptive administration presidential candidate, appears to be losing his political appeal even from some key members of his own Liberal Party (LP). There are even reports that the LP is heading for a breakup as a result of their leaders’...

Lacierda lashes out at VP Binay anew, calls him liar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda on Saturday lashed out anew at Vice President Jejomar Binay, calling him a liar for his supposedly contradictory statements about the Aquino administration. Lacierda, speaking on state-run dzRB radio, also accused Binay of...

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...