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Binays' Makati receives governance awards despite corruption charges

Dec 25, 2015 - 6:10 PM

Makati s programs that became controversial in 2015 had in fact been recognized in past years by government agencies including Mar Roxas DILG

WHAT'S NEW? Same faces and the same controversies define the year that was for Makati.

Peña camp: Accusations vs Makati city hall official a ‘squid tactic’

Aug 28, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña s spokesperson Gilbert Delos Reyes defends Arthur Cruto who allegedly has P2 million worth of unliquidated cash advances

IN DEFENSE. The camp of Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña (right) says the allegations of the Binay camp against Makati Action Center officer-in-charge Arthur Cruto (right) is a 'vindictive move.' File photos by Rappler

Binay camp: Makati official has P2M in unliquidated cash advances

Aug 27, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña says his administration will be looking into the claims made by the Vice President s camp

DEMAND. Vice President Jejomar Binay's spokesperson Joey Salgado (middle) asks acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña (left) to demand Makati Action Center officer-in-charge Arthur Cruto (right) liquidate his outstanding cash advances. File photos from Rappler

Trillanes vs Abby Binay on PDAF, consultants

Aug 26, 2015 - 6:19 PM

Senator Trillanes says Makati Representative Abigail Binay issued 15 checks from her PDAF in the name of a Makati official defending the senior citizens program

CONSULTANTS' WORK. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says he discovered that Congresswoman Abigail Binay issued checks in the name of a Makati city official through the work of his controversial consultants. File photo by Romeo Bugante/Senate PRIB

Makati auditing 19 more barangays for 'ghost' senior citizens

Aug 25, 2015 - 8:37 PM

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña says the initial findings of the task force he authorized to audit the program are disturbing

FOR THE SENIORS. The Makati city government continues its audit of the city's Blu Card program for the elderly.

Ex-Makati official says Senate probe testimony 'flawed'

Aug 21, 2015 - 7:04 PM

Ryan Barcelo former OIC and current assistant department head of the Makati Social Welfare Program defends the city s BLU card program for senior citizens

THE TRUTH? Makati Action Center head Arthur Cruto took his oath before testifying during a Senate hearing on August 20. A former city government official, however, questions his claims. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler  Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Binay camp defends Makati program for senior citizens

Aug 20, 2015 - 6:29 PM

UPDATED Joey Salgado spokesperson for the Vice President calls Makati Action Center head Arthur Cruto s Senate testimony a demolition through PowerPoint

REBUTTAL. Joey Salgado slams Arthur Cruto's testimony, saying that Makati senior citizens receive benefits personally. File photos by Rappler

Makati losing P367M a year from ‘ghost' beneficiaries – official

Aug 20, 2015 - 6:00 PM

UPDATED Makati Action Center head Arthur Cruto tells the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee that some of Makati s elderly allegedly continue to receive their benefits two years after their death

UNDER OATH. Arthur Cruto takes oath at the Senate hearing. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler  Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler