Trillanes says he ‘validated’ bribery claim

MANILA, Apr 15 (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is willing to reveal his sources to prove his allegation that two Court of Appeals (CA) justices were bribed to stop the suspension order against Makati Mayor Junjun Binay. “I got the information, validated it and found it...

Mayor Binay reminds police of duty to enforce the law, not break it

MAKATI CITY, Mar 30 (Mabuhay) – Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay on Monday decried what he described as the apparent “misuse” of the Philippine National Police (PNP) force in the implementation of “selective suspension” of government officials not allied with the ruling party....

Junjun Binay wants Roxas et al cited for contempt over city hall ‘commotion’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “JunJun” Binay is set to file a petition to cite certain parties for contempt Tuesday afternoon. Claro Certeza, Binay’s lawyer, said the filing at the Court of Appeals at 2 p.m. was in connection with Monday’s incident which saw...

De Lima: TRO on Binay has no legal effect , Peña is acting Mayor

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Makati Vice Mayor Romulo “Kid” Peña should start exercising his duties as acting Mayor, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Wednesday. De Lima explained that while the temporary restraining order (TRO) stopping the implementation of the suspension order...

Junjun Binay asks CA to cite in contempt DOJ secretary, Ombudsman

MANILA (Mabuhay) – After going after Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and several police officials, Makati Mayor Junjun Binay has set his sights on Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales and Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. In an amended petition filed on Thursday, Binay has asked the...

PNP defends ‘overkill’ deployment in Makati

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government has already served the Ombudsman’s suspension order on Makati Mayor Junjun Binay. Binay’s suspension stems from the graft and plunder complaint filed against him and father, Vice President Jejomar Binay, over...

Court stops Junjun Binay’s suspension

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The appellate court on Monday, March 16, temporarily stopped the preventive suspension issued by the Ombudsman against of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay. The Court of Appeals Sixth Division issued a 60-day temporary restraining order (TRO) on the...

Trillanes taunts Binay over drama at Makati City Hall

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Stop this drama, Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV said of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay, who has been holed up in his office despite the six-month preventive suspension order by the Office of the Ombudsman. “Itong si Mayor Junjun, itong dramang...

Mayor Binay suspended over building scandal

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday announced that it has suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay for six months over corruption allegations concering the alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall Building II. “[The Ombudsman]...

Berberabe as Binay running-mate?

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Makati Mayor Erwin “Junjun” Binay on Wednesday floated the possibility of a coalition between the United Nationalist Alliance and the Liberal Party, with his father, Vice-President Jejomar Binay, as the standard-bearer for both parties in the...