VP Binay: Indictment for graft over Makati building case baseless

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Saturday insisted that the recommendation to indict him, his son Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, and other local officials in connection with the alleged overpricing of the construction of a parking building in 2007 has no...

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]...

Pimentel floats 14 anti-corruption legislative ideas a result of Binay hearings

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Following the series of hearings on the alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall Building II, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday said legislative ideas are being floated to fight corruption at the local level. Pimentel, who...

Arrest warrant issued vs Makati Mayor Jujun Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Senate on Monday ordered the body’s sergeant-at-arms to arrest Makati Mayor Erwin “Junjun” Binay and five others for their continued refusal to attend the Senate hearings on alleged corruption in the country’s premier financial district. The order came...

UNA defends Binay son for snubbing Senate

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The secretary-general of United Nationalist Alliance on Wednesday defended Makati Mayor Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. for his failure to appear before the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee investigation on the alleged overpricing of the P2.2 billion Makati City Hall...

Drilon to accuser: Show evidence ICC is overpriced

MANILA, Nov 3 (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin M. Drilon today said he was not adverse to any Senate investigation into the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) but expressed confidence that the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) will be able to defend the regularity of...

Drilon, Hilmarc’s face raps over ICC ‘overpricing’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon and other officials are facing graft and plunder charges over the alleged overpricing of the P700 million Iloilo Convention Center, which is being built by the same contractor that built the controversial P2.2 billion Makati...

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...

Miriam: What is VP Binay afraid of?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – If Vice President Jejomar Binay has truth to tell, what is he afraid of? This was the question asked by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago Wednesday as the Vice President continues to refuse to attend the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee hearings on the alleged...

NBI evidence may be used in VP Binay impeachment – De Lima

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the pieces of evidence the National Bureau of Investigation could gather may be used to initiate an impeachment complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay. “Depende kung ma-validate at makakalap ng...
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