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Sandiganbayan to pursue corruption charges vs Junjun Binay

Apr 20, 2017 - 1:34 PM

Former Makati City mayor Junjun Binay will be arraigned on May 18

JUNJUN'S BATTLES. Former Makati Mayor Junjun Binay photographed here in 2015 fiercely fighting the Ombudsman's orders against him which followed the investigations into the overpriced parking building. File photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Ombudsman urges Sandiganbayan: Junk Binay's bid to re-raffle 14 cases

Nov 24, 2016 - 12:01 PM

State prosecutors argue that raffling off the cases to different divisions would lead to a chaotic trial and unnecessary delays – contrary to the former vice president s wish for a speedy disposition of his cases

JEJOMAR BINAY. Jejomar Binay addresses the crowd during a campaign rally inside the San Rafael Municipal Gymnasium in San Rafael, Bulacan. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Trillanes enters 'not guilty' plea in Binay libel case

Sep 27, 2016 - 5:55 PM

The Binay camp says they are already looking forward to the conviction of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV prompting the senator to say Kontrolado ba nila korte sa Makati?

File photo by Rappler

Spotted in sorties: Sons campaign for presidential candidates

Apr 29, 2016 - 9:00 AM

How much do we know about Junjun Binay Baste Duterte Brian Llamanzares and Paolo Roxas? What are their roles in their parents presidential bids?

SC upholds decision on CA power to review Ombudsman orders

Apr 12, 2016 - 4:33 PM

The High Court denies the Ombudsman s motion for reconsideration against the SC s earlier decision upholding the appellate court s power to review Ombudsman orders

CA POWER. Dismissed Makati Mayor Junjun Binay sought the CA's intervention in the Ombubdsman's suspension order against him in March 2015.

Junjun Binay posts bail for graft, falsification charges

Feb 26, 2016 - 8:14 PM

The dismissed Makati mayor posted P204 000 bail for the criminal charges against him in relation to the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall Parking Building II

FACING CHARGES. Dismissed Makati Mayor Junjun Binay posts bail for the criminal charges filed by the Ombudsman against him. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Ombudsman files 8 criminal charges vs Junjun Binay, city execs

Feb 19, 2016 - 4:23 PM

UPDATED The Binay camp says the bias and partiality of the Ombudsman is showing as 2 counts of graft and 6 counts of falsification are filed with the anti graft court

BAIL SET. Dismissed Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (right), son of Vice President Jejomar Binay, face criminal charges over the allegedly overpriced Makati parking building project. The anti-graft court sets his total bail at P204,000. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Trillanes posts bail for libel case

Feb 09, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV posts bail hours after he returned from an international forum

LIBEL CASE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV posts bail for a libel case filed by Vice President Jejomar Binay

Ombudsman junks Junjun Binay's appeal on dismissal order

Feb 05, 2016 - 2:17 PM

UPDATED Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says the order to dismiss Makati mayor Junjun Binay was not premature and that he was given due process

STILL DISMISSED. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales denies former Makati mayor Junjun Binay's petition appealing his dismissal order.

Arrest warrant out for Trillanes over Binay libel case

Feb 01, 2016 - 2:06 PM

UPDATED Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is unfazed saying the Binay family cannot stop him

FOCUS ON THE ISSUE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the Binay camp's 'propaganda' can only go so far. Rappler photo

Ospital ng Makati sets up help desk for patients

Nov 03, 2015 - 4:08 PM

The help desk is tasked to address complaints of slow services in the Ospital ng Makati

IMPROVED MEDICAL SERVICES. The new help desk in the Ospital ng Makati is operational starting November 3.

Binay camp: 'OA' DILG served Junjun Binay’s dismissal order at home

Oct 14, 2015 - 2:10 PM

2nd UPDATE Malinaw na harassment ang ginawa nila says vice presidential spokesperson Joey Salgado

OVERACTING DILG? The camp of suspended Makati mayor Junjun Binay questions the decision of the DILG to serve his dismissal order at the Binay residence on October 14, 2015. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Comelec: Dismissed Junjun Binay can file COC

Oct 12, 2015 - 3:49 PM

Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says: ‘At this point he can do so The question is should Comelec accept it?’

Binay: I will bear 'suffering' for poor

Oct 12, 2015 - 7:13 AM

The Vice President speaks about the dismissal of his son Makati Mayor Junjun Binay and compares the ordeal of his family to the struggle of poor Filipinos again seeking to establish himself as the candidate of the masses

Binay family on Junjun's dismissal: Why is LP so afraid of us?

Oct 09, 2015 - 8:12 PM

Hitting the latest in the series of demolition by perception against his family the Vice President says his son Junjun will still file his candidacy for re election for Makati mayor next week

POLITICAL PERSECUTION? The Vice President's family has been saying that the ruling party seems bent on attacking the Binay family (suspended Mayor Junjun, right; Vice President Jejomar, left) in the lead-up to the 2016 elections. File photo by AFP

Ombudsman orders dismissal of Junjun Binay

Oct 09, 2015 - 5:47 PM

2nd UPDATE Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the suspended Makati mayor s perpetual disqualification from holding public office

DISMISSED. The Office of the Ombudsman orders the suspension of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay on October 9, 2015.

Trillanes invokes parliamentary immunity in Binay libel case

Sep 30, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Mayor Junjun Binay s counsel Claro Certeza says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV cannot invoke parliamentary immunity because his claims were made outside his functions as senator

AFFIDAVIT. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV files his rejoinder-affidavit in response to the libel case filed against him by suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Binay camp challenges Trillanes to reveal sources on bribery claims

Aug 06, 2015 - 5:06 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV refuses to identify the reliable sources who told him about the alleged bribery of two Court of Appeals justices to favor Mayor Binay

'VALIDATION DONE.' Senator Antonio Trillanes IV vouches for the credibility of his sources but refuses to reveal their identities. File photo from Senate PRIB

Running for Makati mayor? History shows odds will be against Kid Peña

Aug 06, 2015 - 1:34 PM

Three former vice mayors of Makati City all lost to a Binay when they ran for mayor

HIS TIME TO SHINE? The odds will be against acting Makati City Mayor Kid Peña should he decide to run as mayor in 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler  Mark Cristino

Binay camp questions transfer to DOJ of libel suit vs Trillanes

Aug 05, 2015 - 9:17 PM

The Makati prosecutor inhibits from the libel complaint filed by the mayor against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and passes it on to the justice department

The camp of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay does not believe that the Department of Justice, helmed by Secretary Leila de Lima, will be impartial in handling their libel case against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. File photos from Rappler

Kid Peña: 'I am ready to run for Makati mayor’

Aug 05, 2015 - 6:43 PM

As he celebrates his 46th birthday the acting mayor of Makati boasts of accomplishments and projects which the rival camp says are initiatives of suspended Mayor Binay

MAYOR KID IN 2016? Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña expresses his interest in the city's top post for the next elections. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler  Mark Cristino

CA summons Trillanes over bribery allegations vs 2 justices

Aug 04, 2015 - 9:59 PM

The senator has alleged that CA justices Jose Reyes Jr and Francisco Acosta received P50M from Mayor Binay to issue resolutions in favor of the Makati mayor

SUMMONED. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV will have to explain before the Court of Appeals his bribery allegations against two magistrates. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler  Mark Cristino

Mayor Binay asks CA to resolve bid for TRO vs suspension

Jul 28, 2015 - 5:33 PM

The Ombudsman and the Department of the Interior and Local Government miss the deadline to give their comments on the Makati mayor s plea for a TRO

STOP THE SUSPENSION. In a manifestation on July 23, Binay asks the Court of Appeals to decide on his plea for a TRO over his second preventive suspension. File photo by Rappler

Kid Peña to Makati city council: 'Uphold the greater good'

Jul 23, 2015 - 11:40 AM

The acting mayor calls on the city councilors to show their sincere commitment to the people of Makati by supporting his reform plans

APPEAL FROM THE ACTING MAYOR. Romulo "Kid'' Peña Jr delivering his opening remarks for the nationwide earthquake drill in Bgy Comembo the morning of July 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

TIMELINE: Binay’s plunder case, one year after

Jul 22, 2015 - 6:23 PM

Here’s a review of what has happened since the plunder complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay was filed before the Ombudsman on July 22 2014

Makati councilors skip Peña's first flag ceremony as acting mayor

Jul 13, 2015 - 4:04 PM

Makati councilors supporters of suspended Mayor Junjun Binay draw the line between real reforms and publicity attempts by Acting Mayor Kid Peña

FOR THE CITY. Acting Makati Vice Mayor Leonardo Magpantay (center, in white) is sworn in on Monday, July 13. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Makati acting mayor Kid Peña mulls replacing Binay spokesman

Jul 08, 2015 - 7:07 PM

Acting Mayor Kid Peña says it s up to Joey Salgado Makati s public information chief if he wants to keep working for the city government without suspended Mayor Junjun Binay

REPORT FOR WORK. Acting Makati Mayor Romulo Peña wants Binay spokesman Joey Salgado, also Makati City's public information head, to report for work or go on leave. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

CA justice inhibits from 2nd Binay case vs Ombudsman

Jul 08, 2015 - 6:15 PM

CA Associate Justice Celia Librea Leagogo recuses herself from handling the case filed by suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay against the Ombudsman citing her husband s affiliation with DILG Secretary Mar Roxas

2ND TIME. Suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay once again asks the Court of Appeals to stop the second suspension order issued by the Ombudsman against him.

Kid Peña suspends Makati sister-city pacts with 670 LGUs

Jul 07, 2015 - 11:09 AM

Acting Makati Mayor Romulo Peña who has ordered a review of the city s programs says city hall is open to investigators probing alleged anomalies involving the Binays

PROBE ONGOING. Acting Makati Mayor Romulo Peña has ordered investigations into the city's programs and suspended Makati's sister city agreements. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

VP Binay 'apology feelers' to Jamias proof of fault – Roxas

Jul 03, 2015 - 9:32 AM

Kung may inaareglo sila palagay ko ‘yan ang pruweba na dapat talagang may aregluhin diba? says interior Secretary Mar Roxas on the alleged scuffle between police and the Vice President s security team

SCUFFLE. Supporters of Mayor Junjun Binay clash with police at the Makati City Hall on June 30, 2015. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

VP's camp: Jamias' men roughed up Binay supporters in Makati

Jul 02, 2015 - 11:29 PM

Vice President Binay s spokesperson contradicts the Superintendent Elmer Jamias account of the June 29 scuffle outside Makati city hall

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay supporters try to break the police barricade protecting an officer from the DILG who posted the Suspension Order at the City Hall main Gate on Tuesday. Mayor Binay along with twelve other city officials was charge by the office of the Ombudsman in connection with the alleged anomalies in the bidding of the Makati Science High School building construction. Photo by JOEL LEPORADA

Kid Peña to Makati gov't workers: Be professional

Jul 02, 2015 - 3:48 PM

We are not employees of one official but of the government so we should go to work the acting Makati mayor tells city employees a day after Mayor Junjun Binay stepped down from city hall

NEW OFFICE. Acting Makati Mayor Romulo Peña says he will hold office at the lobby of the city hall building to be easily reached by his constituents. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Junjun Binay steps down from Makati city hall

Jul 01, 2015 - 11:05 AM

3rd UPDATE Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr announces what he calls his painful decision to his supporters after the Court of Appeals issues a resolution holding in abeyance its actions on his petition

DEPARTURE. Suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, (middle) with his parents, Vice President Jejomar Binay and Elenita Binay, walk away from Makati city hall after his announcement on July 1, 2015. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

2nd time: Mayor Binay runs to CA to stop his suspension

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:51 PM

Like what he did in March Makati Mayor Junjun Binay tells the appellate court the Ombudsman committed grave abuse of discretion by suspending him without strong evidence

ANOTHER CA APPEAL. Makati Mayor Junjun Binay once again asks the Court of Appeals to stop his suspension. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

VP Binay never threatened police – Binay camp

Jun 30, 2015 - 5:02 PM

Tension breaks out between police and supporters of suspended Makati City Mayor Junjun Binay but both sides claim the other started the violence

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay supporters try to break the police barricade protecting an officer from the DILG who posted the Suspension Order at the City Hall main Gate on Tuesday. Mayor Binay along with twelve other city officials was charge by the office of the Ombudsman in connection with the alleged anomalies in the bidding of the Makati Science High School building construction. Photo by JOEL LEPORADA

Roxas to Junjun Binay: ‘Makati is not your kingdom’

Jun 30, 2015 - 1:40 PM

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II urges Vice President Jejomar Binay to advise his son to follow the law

CLASH. Supporters of suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay try to break the police barricade protecting an officer from the DILG who posted the Suspension Order at City Hall on June 30, 2015.  Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

For the 2nd time, Kid Peña sworn in as acting mayor

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:29 AM

Makati Vice Mayor Romulo Peña is sworn in as hundreds mass at the city hall quadrangle in support of Junjun Binay who continues to defy his suspension order

ACTING MAYOR AGAIN. Makati Vice Mayor Romulo Peña is sworn in as the city's acting mayor on June 30, 2015. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Mayor Binay defies 2nd suspension order

Jun 29, 2015 - 5:40 PM

UPDATED It s not right that our political foes are using the Ombudsman s office for their own purposes I will not leave the city hall says the Vice President s son

SECOND SUSPENSION. Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr says his lawyers will go to the Court of Appeals again to question the second suspension order issues by the Ombudsman against him on June 29, 2015. Phot by MZ Saludes/Rappler

DILG receives 2nd suspension order vs Mayor Binay

Jun 29, 2015 - 2:14 PM

UPDATED The Ombudsman issues a second suspension order against Makati s Junjun Binay over the allegedly overpriced Makati Science High School building

Binay's Makati clams up on winning bidders

Jun 06, 2015 - 11:00 PM

Since the Senate probe in August last year the Makati city government has become shy in disclosing winning bidders for its big ticket projects

Senate panel backs plunder report vs Binay

Jun 01, 2015 - 5:50 PM

Ten senators – more than a majority of the Senate blue ribbon committee – have signed the report calling on the Ombudsman to file plunder charges against the Vice President and his son

MAJORITY. Ten senators sign the report of the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee based on an investigation into alleged dealings of Vice President Jejomar Binay led by senators Koko Pimentel (left) and Alan Cayetano. File photo by Alex Nuevaespaña/Senate PRIB

CA to Trillanes: Explain bribery claims vs 2 justices

May 19, 2015 - 9:31 AM

The Court of Appeals gives Senator Trillanes 10 days to comment on the contempt petition filed against him by Makati Mayor Junjun Binay

RELIABLE SOURCES? Senator Antonio Trillanes IV links justices to bribery. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Panel finds basis to indict Binays for graft

May 09, 2015 - 5:02 PM

UPDATED The charge sets the stage for a possible impeachment of Vice President Binay considered the man to beat in the 2016 presidential race

CA to probe Trillanes' bribery claims vs justices

Apr 21, 2015 - 3:00 PM

The CA s ethics committee will investigate Senator Trillanes claims that two of its justices received bribes to issue orders favoring Makati Mayor Junjun Binay

NEW APPOINTMENT. President Benigno Aquino III chooses a new Court of Appeals Associate Justice. Photo from the Court of Appeals website

Appeals court employees hit Trillanes' bribery claims: Show proof

Apr 20, 2015 - 4:26 PM

Employees of the Court of Appeals say the senator should stop talking to the media and damaging the institution further and present proof to the Chief Justice

RELIABLE SOURCES? Senator Antonio Trillanes IV links justices to bribery. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Binay asks CA to cite Trillanes in contempt for bribery claim

Apr 16, 2015 - 5:37 PM

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay says Senator Sonny Trillanes statements attacking the credibility of the Court of Appeals constitute indirect contempt of court

RELIABLE SOURCES? Senator Antonio Trillanes IV links justices to bribery. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Binay camp wants SC to probe Trillanes bribery claim

Apr 15, 2015 - 4:34 PM

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay s lawyer reacts to the senator ss resolution asking the Senate to investigate his own allegations of corruption in the judiciary

BRIBERY CLAIMS? The Binay camp says it will welcome a probe by the High Court on the allegations made by Senator Sonny Trillanes.

Peña back to being Makati vice mayor

Apr 15, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Vice Mayor Romulo Peña s announcement comes nearly a month after he was sworn in as acting mayor later creating a leadership confusion in Makati

Makati State Procecutor Billy Evangelista (left) administer the Oath Taking of Acting Makati Mayor Romulo Pena (right) Monday at the Old Makati Museum in Barangay Poblacion, Makati City. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Ombudsman faces former colleagues in Supreme Court

Apr 14, 2015 - 3:49 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio shares the podium with the Solicitor General to provide clarification regarding her petition

THE JUSTICE IS NOW A PETITIONER: Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales

Junjun Binay files libel case vs Trillanes for bribery claims

Apr 14, 2015 - 1:17 PM

The Makati mayor says Senator Trillanes damaging and ruinous claims were prompted by ill will and spite with no factual basis

RELIABLE SOURCES? Senator Antonio Trillanes IV links justices to bribery. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB