Comelec to rule on Poe’s disqualification cases before year ends

MANILA, Oct. 28 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections will rule on the disqualification cases filed against independent presidential candidate, Senator Grace Poe, before the middle of December. “Sa palagay ko as soon as possible consistent with due process. Hindi patatagalin...

Sandiganbayan suspends lawmaker, 3 other local officials

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan anti-graft court has ordered the suspension of an incumbent lawmaker in Mindanao and three other local government officials over various cases of graft, including alleged overpricing in the purchase of supplies. Ordered suspended over...

Junjun fails to secure CA TRO

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, who faces suspension anew for alleged irregularities in the construction of a ten-storey building in Makati Science High School, failed to secure an ex-parte temporary restraining order (TRO) or writ of preliminary injunction...

De Lima: Raps will be filed vs. Junjun Binay, supporters over assault of cops

MANILA, June 30 (Mabuhay) – Makati Mayor Junjun Binay can expect fresh charges to be filed against him for defying his latest preventive suspension, the order for which was served Tuesday morning amid a violent confrontation between Binay supporters and policemen. Justice...

Junjun Binay seeks relief anew from CA over 2nd suspension order

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Makati Mayor Jejomar “Junjun” Binay has once again sought relief from the Court of Appeals over a second preventive suspension issued against him by the Office of the Ombudsman over graft charges related to alleged irregularities in the construction of a...

Ombudsman suspends BIR, BOC employees over unexplained wealth

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Two government employees were placed under preventive suspension by the Office of the Ombudsman over their alleged unexplained wealth and failure to declare real properties in their asset statements. The suspension stemmed from the cases filed by the...

Trillanes confident contempt charge will not prosper

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV expressed confidence Tuesday that the contempt charge filed against him by Makati Mayor Junjun Binay will not prosper as he just did his duty as a senator. The senator said his lawyers will be preparing within the next few days his...

Why 3 SC magistrates inhibited in Binay case

MANILA, Apr 22 (Mabuhay) – Why did three Supreme Court magistrates voluntarily inhibit themselves from hearing the Ombudsman’s petition assailing the Court of Appeals decision to stop the preventive suspension order issued against Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr?...

Abi Binay assures VP Binay will be a ‘unifying president’

MANILA, Apr 21 (Mabuhay) – Makati City Rep. Mar-len Abigail Binay on Tuesday said her father is a “unifying leader” and will become a “unifying president” if elected in 2016. The Vice President has been vocal about his plan to run for president in 2016 and said the allegations of...

CA employees wear white vs Trillanes’ ‘justice for sale’ claims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Employees of the Court of Appeals on Monday reported for work in white shirts to protest Senator Antonio Trillanes’ allegation that justice is for sale at the appeals court. The appelate court’s white-clad employees were noticeable at Monday’s flag-raising...