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What Metro Manila mayors are doing to employ more locals

Sep 08, 2019 - 4:27 PM

Despite its reputation for being a land of employment, Metro Manila continues to register one of the highest unemployment rates in the Philippines

PASIG CHIEF. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto talks with traffic enforcers in his city. Photo from Vico Sotto's Facebook page.

Makati residents 90-99 years old to get P10,000 cash gift yearly

Jul 30, 2019 - 5:29 PM

To be qualified for this benefit, the senior citizens will also have to be Blu Card holders for at least 5 years

DILG commends 'young' new metro mayors

Jul 06, 2019 - 5:16 PM

Getting top billing from Secretary Año is Isko Moreno who scored major media mileage this week for drastic changes in Manila

NEW MAYORS. (L-R) Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, Makati City Mayor Abby Binay and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno. Photo of Sotto by Rob Reyes/Rappler, Binay and Moreno courtesy of their Facebook pages

Young metro mayors challenged to make every day World Bike to Work Day

Jun 04, 2019 - 7:19 PM

The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities urges the mayors to make a plan of cooperation linking Pasig, Quezon City, Makati, San Juan, and Manila via protected bicycle lanes

CHALLENGE. The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities participates in a World Bicycle Day event organized by Manila Moves and other groups in Ortigas on June 3, 2019. The think tank calls for elected young mayors in Metro Manila to make their cities friendly for bike commuters. All photos by AC Dimatatac

Abby Binay: I don’t feel victorious because my father lost

May 15, 2019 - 6:28 PM

(UPDATED) Reelected Mayor Abby Binay says she's hurting from the defeat of her father, former Vice President Jejomar Binay, in the congressional race

BITTERSWEET VICTORY. An emotional Makati Mayor Abby Binay  speaks during her miting de avance on May 10, 2019. Seen behind her is her father Jejomar Binay. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Makati: Mayor Abby Binay reelected with wide lead over brother Junjun

May 14, 2019 - 2:18 AM

(UPDATED) The reelected mayor of Makati says her rivalry with her brother Junjun is expected to continue even after the elections

VICTORY. Reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay shows off the indelible ink on her finger after she voted on May 13, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Malfunctioning machines delay voting for Binays in Makati

May 13, 2019 - 3:25 PM

Family patriarch Jejomar Binay and his warring children Abby and Junjun all experience delays at their polling precincts on election day

AFTER 4 HOURS. Reelectionist Senator Nancy Binay and her brother, Makati mayoral bet Junjun Binay, show off the indelible ink on their index voters after voting on May 13, 2019. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Junjun Binay to Makati: Accept bribe money, but vote for me

May 12, 2019 - 11:59 AM

Makati mayoral bet Junjun Binay says his camp has received reports of alleged vote-buying in Makati City, where he is challenging his older sister Abby Binay

ADVISE TO VOTERS. Makati mayoral candidate Junjun Binay delivers his speech during his miting de avance together with his Team Be Nice slate on May 11, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Junjun Binay: I fought for my dad, I will fight for Makati

May 12, 2019 - 9:08 AM

Makati mayoral bet Junjun Binay banks on his father's name despite the patriarch's support for his sister, rival candidate Abby Binay

FOR HIS DAD. Makati mayoral bet Junjun Binay speaks while a photo taken in 2015 was flashed on screen, showing Junjun hugging his father Jejomar when the younger Binay was suspended from office 4 years ago. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Ex-VP Binay urges Makati: Pray that I become a model congressman for you

May 11, 2019 - 7:45 PM

'Mayroon ho tayong dapat pag-ingatan – ‘yon hong respeto at dignidad na ibinigay ng buong bansa sa kinatawan ng lungsod ng Makati,' says congressional candidate Jejomar Binay

SEEKING POLITICAL COMEBACK. Former VP turned Makati congressonal candidate Jejomar Binay delivers his campaign speech on May 10, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva

Abby Binay says 'mudslinging' toughest part of reelection bid

May 11, 2019 - 2:49 PM

'I think it’s also difficult for my dad as well because our family is not together,' says reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay of her rivalry with brother Junjun

TOUGH CAMPAIGN. Reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay speaks during her miting de avance on May 10, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Ex-VP Binay hopes for Abby-Junjun reconciliation: ‘Makukuha sa dasal 'yan’

May 11, 2019 - 10:14 AM

The patriarch says the very public conflict between his two children Abby and Junjun is the toughest part of the 2019 campaign for him

A FATHER'S PRAYER. Former vice president Jejomar Binay wants his children Abby and Junjun to leave their rivalry behind after the May 13 elections. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Emotional Abby Binay tells Makati: My dad joined my team because of you

May 11, 2019 - 12:10 AM

'Makatizens, kung mahal ninyo ako, mas mahalin ninyo ang tatay ko,' reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay says of her father and former vice president Jejomar Binay

A DAUGHTER'S PROMISE. Reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay turns emotional as she talks about her father Jejomar Binay during her miting de avance on May 10, 2019. All photos by Angie de Silva/Rappler

After Binay siblings' church fight, Abby tells Junjun to 'end lies'

Apr 28, 2019 - 10:23 AM

'May masasakit na sinabi sa akin ang kapatid ko noong kami ay magkatabi sa forum,' says Makati City Mayor Abby Binay

In tears, Abby Binay says she’s ‘lone wolf’ in the family

Apr 17, 2019 - 12:08 PM

'I grew up different... So they don’t seem to accept na ‘Bakit ikaw ganyan? Bakit ‘di ka kagaya namin?’ says Makati Mayor Abby Binay on her siblings opposing her reelection bid

'LONE WOLF.' Abby Binay talks to reporters ahead of her proclamation rally at Kalayaan Avenue in Makati City on March 29, 2019. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binay siblings band together vs reelection bid of sister Abby

Mar 31, 2019 - 12:39 AM

Junjun Binay is flanked by his sisters, reelectionist Senator Nancy and Anne, at his proclamation rally as he seeks to become Makati mayor once again

SIBLINGS VS ABBY. Junjun Binay, who is seeking to become Makati mayor once more, is endorsed by his sisters reelectionist Senator Nancy Binay (L) and Anny Binay (R). Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Junjun Binay on rival sister Abby: 'She’s being driven by vengeance'

Mar 30, 2019 - 8:19 PM

Junjun Binay, who's running against older sister Abby in the Makati mayoral race, is hoping that cracks in the family caused by the elections would eventually heal

THE OTHER BINAY IN MAKATI RACE. Makati mayoral candidate Junjun Binay talks to reporters on the sidelines of a campaign rally on March 30, 2019. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The heat is on for local races

Mar 30, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Local candidates in Metro Manila sweat it out on the first day of their campaign

ALL-IN. Volunteers hoist political campaign posters in Manila on March 29, 2019, the start of the campaign period for local seats for the May 13 polls. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Tales of 3 cities: family feuds, blurred lines and old vs new

Mar 30, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Sibling rivalry in Makati, challenging a 50 year old dynasty in San Juan and the Belmontes go after Duterte loyalists

Binay family feud won't end after 2019 elections – Abby

Mar 30, 2019 - 10:06 AM

'Matatapos ang elekyson. May mananalo, may matatalo, pero hindi pa rin kami magkakaayos ng pamilya ko,' says reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay

TEAM PERFORMANCE. From (L-R) Reelectionist Vice Mayor Monique Lagdameo, former vice president and now Makati 1st District congressional bet Jejomar Binay, reelectionist Mayor Abby Binay, and reelectionist Councilr Jhong Hilario. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Abby Binay: 'I'm banking on my track record, not my surname'

Mar 29, 2019 - 6:58 PM

'Mainit lang ang panahon, ngunit mukhang 'di naman magiging mainit ang labanan,' says reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay, who is running against brother Junjun and 3 others

CONFIDENT CANDIDATE. eelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay speaks to reporters before her proclamation rally on March 29, 2019. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Makati blames Junjun Binay allies for delay in 2019 budget approval

Jan 19, 2019 - 10:32 PM

The deadlock in the city council is having 'serious consequences,' says Makati's spokesperson and legal officer

CITY HALL. A fight for the 2019 budget is brewing in Makati City Hall. Photo from Wikipedia

Jojo Binay: Abby Binay 'deserves to be reelected' | Evening wRap

Nov 15, 2018 - 7:38 PM

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Abby Binay 'deserves to be reelected' as Makati mayor, says dad

Nov 15, 2018 - 1:55 PM

(UPDATED) Abby is running against her brother Junjun in the 2019 elections. Their father, former vice president Jejomar Binay, says Abby has shown 'very good performance.'

FATHER AND DAUGHTER. Vice President Jejomar Binay joins his daughter Makati Second District Representative Abby Binay on stage as she sings him a song during her proclamation rally on March 28. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Makati City spends P30M as of September this year for free movies of seniors, PWDs

Oct 31, 2018 - 5:29 PM

All in all, Makati earmarks P40 million in 2018 for free movie tickets

FREE MOVIES. The cinemas of Century Mall is one of five partners of the Makati government in the free movie tickets program for senior citizens and PWD.

The battle is on: Makati mayor Abby Binay files for reelection

Oct 17, 2018 - 1:27 PM

(UPDATED) Incumbent Makati City mayor Abby Binay's candicacy officially marks the start of the Binay election rivalry versus brother Junjun Binay

REELECTION. Then-vice president Jejomar Binay joins his daughter Makati mayor Abby Binay and vice mayor Monique Lagdameo after filing a certificate for candidacy for the 2019 polls. Photo by Joey Salgado

Junjun Binay formalizes bid for Makati mayor vs sister Abby

Oct 16, 2018 - 10:50 AM

His running mate is Makati City 1st District Representative Monsour del Rosario

'TELENOVELA.' Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr explains why he won't attend ay Senate hearing. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

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Oct 15, 2018 - 9:37 PM

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Battle vs Junjun for Makati mayor to 'divide' Binay family, says Abby

Oct 15, 2018 - 1:25 PM

Makati City Mayor Abby Binay says her younger brother Junjun should 'give her a chance' to be reelected

A DIVIDED FAMLY? The Binay family was in full force when Abby filed her COC as Makati mayor in 2016. Will the clan remain intact after the 2019 polls? File photo from the Office of the Vice President Media Affairs

Binay allows children Abby and Junjun to slug it out in Makati

Oct 15, 2018 - 12:02 PM

(UPDATED) Declaring he's not the final arbiter in the siblings' squabble, ex-vice president Jejomar Binay says it's the 'people of Makati' who will decide who's worthy to lead the city

BINAY VS BINAY. The two children of ex-vice president Jejomar Binay, incumbent Mayor Abby Binay Campos and ex-mayor Junjun Binay, are both gunning to be the city's local chief executive in 2019.

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Oct 12, 2018 - 1:32 PM

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Junjun Binay ‘strongly considering to run’ for Makati mayor vs sister Abby

Oct 12, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Former Makati mayor Junjun Binay slams his older sister Abby, saying the incumbent local chief executive is 'not carrying the Binay brand'

RUNNING AGAIN? Former Makati mayor Junjun Binay is mulling running against his sister Abby, the incumbent local chief executive. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Jejomar Binay to run for House seat in 2019 elections

Sep 24, 2018 - 10:59 AM

Ex-vice president Jejomar Binay's daughter, Makati City Mayor Abby Binay, is going to seek reelection in 2019

BINAY IS BACK. Then-presidential bet Jejomar Binay raises the hand of his daughter Abby Binay, who ran and won for Makati City mayor in 2016. File photo by Rob Reyes/ Rappler

Comelec junks protest vs Makati Mayor Abby Binay

Sep 23, 2016 - 5:39 PM

The Comelec First Division says Romulo Kid Peña Jr did not indicate the particular precincts where voting machines wrongly scanned ballots

THANKING COMELEC. Makati City Mayor Abigail 'Abby' Binay Campos thanks the Commission on Elections for junking the 'sham' protest filed by her rival, Romulo 'Kid' Peña Jr, against her electoral victory. File photo by the Makati City government

Abby Binay takes oath as Makati mayor

Jun 27, 2016 - 9:24 PM

Abigail Binay is the 4th member of her family to become the local chief executive of the richest city in the Philippines

BINAYS OF MAKATI. Outgoing Vice President Jejomar Binay looks on as his daughter Abby Binay takes her oath as the next Makati City mayor. Photo from the Office of VP Binay

Abby Binay urges Comelec to dismiss Peña's electoral protest

Jun 01, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Incoming Makati mayor Abigail Binay says Kid Peña who lost the mayoral race miserably failed to support his vote buying allegations against her

DISMISS THE PETITION. Incoming Makati mayor Abby Binay wants the poll body to dismiss losing mayoral candidate Kid Peña's electoral protest against her. Photo by Rob Reyes

Kid Peña demands manual recount in Makati mayoral race

May 20, 2016 - 1:13 PM

Defeated acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña alleges massive vote buying behind the victory of his rival Representative Abigail Abby Binay Campos But Abby says it is the Peña camp that is capable of cheating not the Binays

CHEATED BY ABBY BINAY? Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña files an electoral protest before the Comelec against Representative Abby Binay, who beat him for mayor. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel/Rappler

Kid Peña cries electoral fraud, plans protest vs Abby Binay

May 19, 2016 - 7:46 PM

The camp of winning mayoral candidate Abby Binay rejects Kid Peña s claims saying that Makati held clean elections

Photo by Mara Cepeda/ Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Jejomar Binay's miting de avance

May 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM

During his miting de avance Vice President Jejomar Binay expresses confidence that he will be elected president

VICTORY POSE. Team Binay after their miting de avance in Makati on May 7. All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binay camp: Internal poll, ground campaign point to victory

May 07, 2016 - 6:42 PM

The campaign strategist of Vice President Jejomar Binay says there s no reason for the presidential candidate to withdraw from the race

CAMPAIGN STRATEGIST. Former interior secretary Ronaldo Puno tells reporters why he believes Vice President Jejomar Binay is not out of the presidential race yet on May 7, 2016. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

In Makati, INC endorses Abby Binay for mayor

May 06, 2016 - 11:18 AM

Other local candidates of the United Nationalist Alliance got the endorsement as well

UNA Makati mayoralty bet Abby Binay kick-off rally. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Kid Peña: Makati will be nat'l ‘laughing stock’ if you vote Binay

Mar 30, 2016 - 10:49 AM

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña also cries foul against the Binays alleging that a faction of their camp is sabotaging services at the Ospital ng Makati and other social programs of the city

BAGONG MAKATI? Acting Mayor Kid Peña promises a new brand of leadership in the city if he wins as Makati local chief executive. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Abby Binay to bring back father’s legacy to Makati

Mar 29, 2016 - 11:17 AM

In pushing for his daughter s mayoral bid the Vice President tells Makati residents that Abby is his favorite child

Emotional Abby Binay: Bring back 'Serbisyong Binay' to Makati

Mar 29, 2016 - 9:47 AM

Ano man ang sabihin ng iba ang Makati at ang pamilya Binay ay iisa Ikinararangal ko na maging anak ni Jojo Binay dahil siya ang sandigan ng serbisyong tunay the mayoral candidate says at her proclamation rally

FATHER AND DAUGHTER. Vice President Jejomar Binay joins his daughter Makati Second District Representative Abby Binay on stage as she sings him a song during her proclamation rally on March 28. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

3 bets for Makati mayor: What do Binay, Jumawan, Peña promise?

Jan 22, 2016 - 5:00 PM

A member of a political dynasty a theater director and an acting mayor bare their initial plans if they become mayor of the country s richest local government unit

MAY THE BEST MAN WIN. The candidates for Makati mayor are art instructor Jimmy Jumawan, Makati Representative Abby Binay, and acting Mayor Kid Peña.

Was Abby Binay kicked out of her Makati city hall office?

Nov 10, 2015 - 5:13 PM

UPDATED Makati Representative Abby Binay alleges that acting Mayor Kid Peña shut down her office in city hall Peña s camp claims the lawmaker voluntarily vacated the satellite office

CLOSED. The office of Makati Representative Abby Binay in city hall is already locked and empty as of November 10. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Makati's poor residents on the Binays: End of an era?

Nov 07, 2015 - 10:00 PM

Is Makati City ripe for a new set of leaders? Some poor residents debate about it

A child holds a poster with VP Binay's photo during the stand off in Makati City.

Abby Binay: Running for mayor a ‘big sacrifice’

Oct 28, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Kailangan yung ifi field mong kalaban ‘yung may ibubuga naman ‘yung may fighting chance against the sitting mayor the lawmaker says explaining why she agreed to be the opposition s mayoral bet in Makati

TANDEM. Makati second district representative Abby Binay with her running mate and Makati first district representative Monique Lagdameo as they file their certificates of candidacy on October 15. File photo by Rappler

Abby Binay runs for Makati mayor

Oct 15, 2015 - 7:46 PM

Abby takes the place of dismissed brother Junjun as mayoral candidate

Critic files malversation complaint vs Binay siblings

Sep 01, 2015 - 5:21 PM

UPDATED Renato Bondal revives allegation he made months ago that Makati congresswoman Abby Binay and Mayor Junjun Binay released funds to fake NGOs

THE ACCUSED. New allegations are thrown against suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (left) and Makati Representative Abby Binay (right). File photos by Rappler