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WATCH: New senators flash Duterte fist pump – except for 2

May 22, 2019 - 4:02 PM

Reelected senators Grace Poe and Nancy Binay refuse to join their fellow winners in making the trademark salute to President Rodrigo Duterte

DUTERTE'S SENATE? Winning senators in the 2019 elections, except for Senators-elect Grace Poe and Nancy Binay, make President Rodrigo Duterte's trademark fist pump. Rappler screenshot

Nancy Binay blames family feud, lack of machinery for low ranking in 2019

May 16, 2019 - 6:55 PM

'I am not part of PDP-Laban and Hugpong ng Pagbabago.... [The fight] in Makati was also a factor,' says Senator Nancy Binay, who ranks 12th based on the partial, unofficial tally

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Nancy Binay claims victory over JV Ejercito in 2019 polls

May 16, 2019 - 4:01 PM

'I think today I can claim it,' says Senator Nancy Binay

REELECTIONIST SENATOR. Senator Nancy Binay at the Miting De Avance with brother Junjun Binay. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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

Comelec: No special treatment for ex-VP Binay in ballot issue

May 13, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The Commission on Elections draws flak after one of its directors accompanied former vice president Jejomar Binay as he tried to vote again

Ex Vice President and congressman aspirant Jejomar Binay casts his vote in a precinct poll at the San Antonio National Highschool in Makati City on today’s midterm poll. After 8 attempts Binay’s ballot was rejected by the voting machine. Photo by Jay Ganzon

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

Jejomar Binay fails to vote after ballot rejected by vote-counting machine

May 13, 2019 - 8:31 AM

(UPDATED) Binay is finally able to vote after nearly 3 hours

DISAPPOINTED. Former vice president Jejomar Binay confronts personnel at a Makati polling precinct after he failed to cast his vote on May 13, 2019. Photo by Mara Cepeda/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

Family matriarch Elenita Binay backs Junjun for Makati mayor

May 11, 2019 - 9:00 PM

(UPDATED) Aside from Elenita, Junjun's older sisters Anne and reelectionist Senator Nancy Binay also show up at his miting de avance

MATRIARCH. Binay family matriarch and former Makati mayor Elenita Binay joins the Team Be Nice miting de avance at Barangay Northside, Makati, on May 11, 2019. All photos 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

Reelectionist senators join forces amid blurry political lines in 2019

May 10, 2019 - 3:53 PM

Senate leaders and other incumbent senators also lend a helping hand, in an attempt to preserve the 'camaraderie' and 'status quo' in the chamber

Reelectionists Grace Poe holds a rally together with Nancy Binay, Cynthia Villar, Kiko Pimentel, Sonny Angara, JV Ejercito, and Chiz Escudero at Tondo, Manila on February 13, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Tito Sotto endorses all 7 reelectionist senators

May 06, 2019 - 5:25 PM

'Ako po'y 27 taon nang senador. I have been with the best and the brightest,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III, as he makes a pitch for the 7 senators seeking reelection

Laguna - Senate Reelectionists with SP. Photo 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

FALSE: Nancy Binay says OFWs are not foreign workers but 'domestic help'

Apr 24, 2019 - 9:59 AM

Senator Nancy Binay's media team says it did not issue such statement. The quote is fabricated.

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

On his birthday, Gatchalian endorses 6 out of 7 reelectionist senators

Apr 06, 2019 - 11:45 PM

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian says he is endorsing the bid of his friends in Senate, whom he fully believes will serve 'with integrity'

REELECTIONIST SENATORS. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian celebrates his birthday by endorsing the bid of reelectionist senators in Valenzuela City. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Nancy Binay, 2 other Senate bets campaign at Junjun's rally

Mar 31, 2019 - 8:19 AM

Senate bets Nancy Binay, Juan Ponce Enrile, and Dan Roleda woo the votes of Makati residents

THE OTHER BINAY. Makati City mayoral candidate Junjun Binay speaks to the crowd during his proclamation rally on March 30, 2019. Photo by Jay Ganzon/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

Ex-VP Binay on political comeback: 'I still want to serve'

Mar 30, 2019 - 1:28 PM

Former vice president Jejomar Binay is running for Makati congressman, but says he is not aspiring for speakership

CONGRESSIONAL BID. Former vice president Jejomar Binay (center) is now running for congressman of Makati City's 1st district. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

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

Senate bets Enrile, Tolentino, Dela Rosa take the stage at Binays’ campaign kickoff

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:58 PM

Reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay says they invited both administration and opposition senatorial candidates to their proclamation rally

BINAY AND ENRILE. Jejomar Binay accompanies former Senate president Juan Ponce Enrile who delivered his campaign speech before Makati residents on Friday, March 29. 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

Aide of ex-Makati major Junjun Binay dies after ambush

Mar 23, 2019 - 11:29 AM

(3rd UPDATED) Monalisa Bernardo dies of multiple organ failure a day after she was shot near her home in Makati City

MONALISA BERNARDO. Monalisa 'Monette' Bernardo, the secretary of former Makati mayor junjun Binay, dies on March 22, 2019, a day after she was shot near her home in Makati city. Photo from the Facebook page of Monette Bernardo

Ex-VP Binay offers P1-M reward for mastermind behind ambush on son’s aide

Mar 22, 2019 - 4:39 PM

Former vice president Jejomar Binay also urges Makati residents not to believe any speculation surrounding the attack against the executive assistant of his son, mayoral bet Junjun Binay

FORMER VP. Ex-vice president Jejomar Binay offers reward money for the arrest of those behind the attack on Monalisa Bernardo, the executive assistant of son former mayor Junjun Binay. File photo from the Facebook page of Jojo Binay

Aide of ex-Makati mayor Junjun Binay ambushed

Mar 22, 2019 - 10:40 AM

(UPDATED) Monalisa Bernanrdo, the executive assistant of former Makati mayor Junjun Binay, survives an ambush near her home

Court allows Elenita Binay to seek outright dismissal of P72-M graft case

Mar 21, 2019 - 5:48 PM

‘There are doubts as to the sufficiency of evidence with respect to accused Binay’s criminal culpability,’ says the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan

DEMURRER. The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan grants the motion for leave to file a demurrer to evidence of former Makati City mayor Elenita Binay. File photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Court of Appeals upholds decision clearing Junjun Binay of administrative charges

Mar 21, 2019 - 5:31 PM

The appellate court maintains that former Makati mayor Junjun Binay was still covered by the condonation doctrine when the Office of the Ombudsman ordered his dismissal in 2015

CLEARED OF ADMIN CHARGES. The Court of Appeals upholds its earlier ruling clearing former Makati Mayor Junjun Binay of administrative charges. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binay to voters: Do not elect ‘unprepared, unprincipled’ lawmakers

Feb 27, 2019 - 4:29 PM

'The process of lawmaking is serious business that should not be left to the unprepared, unprincipled, and inarticulate,' says former vice president Jejomar Binay

NOW RUNNING FOR CONGRESS. Former vice president Jejomar Binay during his miting de avance as a presidential bet on May 7, 2016. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

7 reelectionist senators band together for 2019 campaign, elections

Feb 13, 2019 - 9:49 PM

Senate President Vicente Sotto III endorses all reelectionists, including opposition Bam Aquino, for 'unity'

Reelectionists Grace Poe holds a rally together with Nancy Binay, Cynthia Villar, Kiko Pimentel, Sonny Angara, JV Ejercito, and Chiz Escudero at Tondo, Manila on February 13, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/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

Makati extends work hours for business permit renewal, tax payments

Jan 04, 2019 - 11:22 AM

Makati's Business Permits and Licensing Office and other key offices will also be open on weekends until January 20

Political foes behind Batocabe killing – family, lawmakers

Dec 23, 2018 - 12:35 PM

(UPDATED) 'You know so well we were winning the race. You coward just had to take him out,' says Gertie, the wife of slain Ako Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe

CRIME SCENE. AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe and his police escort SPO1 Orlando Diaz are shot dead just under a waiting shed after completing a gift-giving program in Daraga town in Albay. Photos from Bicol Police

Pangilinan, Binay, De Lima appeal to public: Don't bully the bully

Dec 21, 2018 - 2:07 PM

(UPDATED) Some senators, however, blame the parents while others want Senator Manny Pacquiao to bring sense to the minor

‘Ano ba talaga, kuya?’ Nancy Binay hits Paolo Duterte's 'unvalidated' list

Dec 11, 2018 - 2:03 PM

Senator Nancy Binay says she wants to know the government agency that shared the list with the presidential son, as the document 'reflects the sorry state of state intelligence'

MISINFORMATION. Senator Nancy Binay says there was clearly misnformation and disinformation in the spread of Paolo Duterte's list. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Makati mayor wants abusive Turk deported

Nov 23, 2018 - 8:34 PM

Yuksel Ibrahim faces numerous charges after he assaulted a traffic enforcer in a busy Makati street

Photo courtesy of Makati police

Nancy Binay airs ‘dark’ Christmas ad ahead of 2019 campaign

Nov 21, 2018 - 8:30 AM

‘Si Nancy Binay po ito. ’Di ’nyo man ako makita sa dilim, alam kong marami sa atin, madilim ang Pasko,’ says the reelectionist senator in her paid advertisement

EARLY CAMPAIGNING? Senator Nancy Binay airs a Christmas advertisement on national television. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

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

Trillanes finds surprising ally in Binay over amnesty ordeal

Nov 14, 2018 - 2:46 PM

Former vice president Jejomar Binay says there should not have been an attempt to revoke the amnesty of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, one of his most vicious critics

NO VINDICATION. Ex-vice president Jejomar Binay counts Senator Antonio Trillanes IV as among his most vicious critics during the 2016 presidential campaign. File photo by Hensell Hebaya/Rappler

Makati subway project promises 6,000 jobs

Nov 12, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Here are the features and promises of Makati's Public Rail Transport, which is expected to be completed by 2023

Image from Shutterstock

How 7 reelectionist senators voted on key issues, bills

Nov 01, 2018 - 9:00 AM

This is how they voted on the Train Law, hero's burial for Marcos, martial law extension, Bangsamoro Organic Law, and other issues during the 17th Congress

VOTING RECORDS. Find out how the 7 reelectionist senators voted on key measures, laws, and issues during the 17th Congress.

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.

Court excludes key witness in Elenita Binay corruption case

Oct 25, 2018 - 7:29 PM

Ernesto Aspillaga says he threw out an alleged handwritten note by Binay pre-selecting a contractor

OFFICE FIXTURE CASE. A key witness is excluded in the P72 million graft case against former Makati City mayor Elenita Binay for allegedly rigged office fixture purchases. Photo by Rappler