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...

Sandigan rejects recusal request of justices in Jinggoy cases

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) — The Sandiganbayan has unanimously refused the request for recusal of the three justices handling the graft and plunder cases of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang said Wednesday. Tang said the anti-graft court, in a...

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...

Solon seeks stricter SALN filing rules

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker from Sorsogon has proposed a bill to strengthen existing anti-corruption laws in the country. Sorsogon 1st District Representative Evelina Escudero recommended in House Bill 4783, or the “Enhanced Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public...

UNA: Extended Senate probe to be ‘in aid of demolition’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday said it expects the extended Senate hearings into alleged irregularities involving the VP would be “in aid of demolition” instead of in aid of legislation. United Nationalist Alliance interim president 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....

Binay camp hits spy in the sky

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay said they received reports of a helicopter seemingly hovering above a piggery and flower farm in Rosario, Batangas, where he used to have a stake. In a statement, media affairs chief Joey Salgado said: “Employees at a...