Alan Peter Cayetano: I don’t make fun of kidnapping

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday denied making fun of kidnapping as claimed by businessman Antonio Tiu, maintaining that he always worked for the protection of the Filipino-Chinese community. “Never kong ginawang biro ang kidnapping. I’ve...

Trillanes returns to controversial Batangas farm after arrival of ‘owner’

MANILA, Oct 23 (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday decided to return to the 350-hectare property believed owned by Vice President Jejomar Binay in Rosario, Batangas, after businessman Antonio Tiu, who claimed to be the owner of the farm, arrived ther...

Antonio Tiu paid P11M downpayment for Batangas property

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Chinese-Filipino businessman Antonio Tiu told a Senate hearing on Wednesday that he paid an P11-million downpayment to buy the controversial property in Batangas province, which is being linked to Vice President Jejomar Binay. Responding to queries of Senate...

Senate panel junks Mayor Binay’s jurisdictional challenge with finality

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Senate blue ribbon subcommittee on Wednesday denied with finality the jurisdictional challenge raised by Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. In his statement before the hearing on the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall Building II, Senator Aquilino...

Minority bloc boycotts Senate probe on P2.7-billion Makati parking building

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Members of the minority bloc led by Senator Vicente Sotto III on Thursday boycotted the continuing investigation by the Senate blue ribbon sub-committee on the P2.7-billion Makati City Hall Building 2. At the fifth hearing of the Senate probe, only the same...

Trillanes wants contractor of controversial Makati building blacklisted

MANILA (Mabuhay) –Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday urged the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to put Hilmarc’s Construction Corporation, general contractor of the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall building II project, on provisional blacklist for its...

Govt’s NCR-centric policy led to traffic — Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday blamed the traffic problem in Metro Manila on the government’s National Capital Region-centric policy as he pushed for massive infusion of resources and infrastructure funds to other regions....

Former Makati exec says Binays out to harm him

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A former vice mayor of Makati City told a Senate hearing on Tuesday that Vice President Jejomar Binay should be blamed if something bad happens to him. With Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano’s prodding, former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado read...

Don’t let Janet discredit whistleblowers: CayetanoDon’t let Janet discredit whistleblowers: Cayetano

MANILA, June 5 (Mabuhay) – Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday urged Malacañang not to let Janet Lim-Napoles confuse the public and destroy the credibility of the whistleblowers in favor of her “political supporters.” “Si Ms. Napoles ang nakikinabang dahil...

Separate EDCA probes won’t violate any Senate rules – Cayetano

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) – Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano clarified on Monday that no Senate rules will be violated if there will be hearings presided separately by Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Miriam Defensor Santiago on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation...