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Kid Peña’s staff now using Junjun Binay’s 21st floor office in city hall

Nov 24, 2015 - 10:32 PM

If it were up to acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña he would drop the acting tag and consider himself as the city mayor for the remaining months until the elections

THE MAYOR'S OFFICE. Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña emerges out of the mayor's office on the 21st floor, once used by dismissed Mayor Junjun Binay, after performing a wedding on November 24. All photos by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Abused by elected officials? How SC struck down condonation doctrine

Nov 16, 2015 - 7:30 PM

From July 2013 to December 2014 more than 100 cases filed by the Ombudsman were dismissed because the officials in question invoked the condonation doctrine

DOCTRINE NO MORE. The Supreme Court rules to abandon the 56-year-old doctrine of condonation, which elected officials has been using to protect themselves from administrative offenses. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

SC upholds CA power to review Ombudsman orders

Nov 11, 2015 - 6:47 PM

2nd UPDATE The Supreme Court decides to abandon the condonation doctrine which was used by Junjun Binay to defend himself but says the nullification applies only to future cases

SC RULING. The High Court upholds the power of the Court of Appeals to review and stop suspension orders issued by the Ombudsman to elected officials like dismissed Makati Mayor Junjun Binay. File photos by Rappler

Binay camp: Ombudsman’s order vs Junjun Binay a ‘calculated attack’

Oct 31, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The Binay camp alleges that the Ombudsman s dismissal order was meant to preempt the Court of Appeals

REBUTTAL. The camp of Makati mayor Junjun Binay slams the latest decision of Ombudsman Carpio-Morales to dismiss him from public office. File photos by Rappler

CA junks Junjun Binay's petition vs 2nd suspension order

Oct 30, 2015 - 4:10 PM

The appellate court deems Binay s petition as overtaken if not superseded by his recent dismissal order from the Ombudsman

JUNKED. Will this CA ruling mark the end of dismissed Makati mayor Junjun Binay's chances to return to city hall? File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Are Makati's cakes really 'overpriced'?

Oct 01, 2015 - 6:10 PM

Check the specifications and prices of cakes that two different suppliers have provided the Makati city government You decide which one is too expensive

MAKATI PERKS. Senior citizens receive a number of benefits from the Makati city government, including free cakes on their birthdays. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Makati city hall workers to receive cash incentive

Sep 16, 2015 - 6:29 PM

Councilor King Yabut says that acting Mayor Kid Peña unfairly accused the city council of delaying the process to grant the incentive to employees

SALARY BONUS. The cash incentive that Makati city hall workers will be receiving is also mandated by Executive Order No 181. Photo from Wikipedia

Critic files new plunder complaint vs VP Binay, Junjun Binay

Sep 02, 2015 - 10:28 AM

Lawyer Renato Bondal accuses the respondents of pocketting P500 million from the University of Makati College of Nursing

NEW COMPLAINT. Lawyer Renato Bondal files a new plunder complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay (left) and his son, Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (right). File photos by Rappler

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

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

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.

Makati names Goldilocks as supplier of birthday cakes

Aug 25, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Goldilocks is set to produce more than 31 000 birthday cakes for Makati senior citizens

'YOU'RE THE ONE, GOLDILOCKS.' Makati senior citizens celebrating their birthdays until the end of the year will now be receiving birthday cakes like this one from the city government. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Trillanes: Binay dummy firms cornered P1B in Makati contracts

Aug 24, 2015 - 10:21 PM

The Vice President s camp fires back saying Senator Antonio Trillanes is a sham who bullies people and destroys institutions to cover up his own web of lies

MORE CORRUPTION? Senator Antonio Trillanes says new evidence will be presented during the Senate hearing on August 26 proving that Vice President Jejomar Binay cornered P1 billion worth of contracts in Makati City. File photos by Rappler

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

Binay camp: Makati birthday cakes bidding ‘highly questionable’

Aug 11, 2015 - 4:02 PM

2nd UPDATE Acting Makati City Mayor Kid Peña says there is no proof supporting the Binay camp s allegations against him

RIGGED BIDDING? The camp of suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay questions the bidding conference of the Makati birthday cakes that occurred as Kid Peña sits as acting mayor of the city. File photos by Rappler

Goldilocks lone bidder to supply Makati’s birthday cakes

Aug 10, 2015 - 8:49 PM

Goldilocks proposes a total contract price of P8 67 million lower than what the city government has approved to spend on free birthday cakes for senior citizens

LONE BIDDER. Makati Bids and Awards Committee chairperson Danilo Villas opens the bidding documents submitted by lone bidder Goldilocks Bakeshop, Incorporated. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Makati gov’t to hold bidding for cake-giving program supplier

Aug 09, 2015 - 4:00 PM

The approved budget for the contract is at P9 356 100

IN GRATITUDE. Senior citizens from some barangays in Makati gave acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña a birthday cake on his 46th birthday on August 5. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Senate hearing on 'overpriced' Makati parking building | Jan 29, 2015

Jan 29, 2015 - 8:39 AM

What happened in the Senate after the arrest of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay?

HIGHLIGHTS: Senate hearing on 'overpriced' Makati parking building | Jan 22, 2015

Jan 22, 2015 - 8:46 AM

How will the hearing affect Vice President Binay s standing? Will the probe be successful this time?

HIGHLIGHTS: Senate hearing on overpricing of parking building

Aug 20, 2014 - 10:32 AM

Senate hearing on the alleged overpricing of the 11 storey new Makati City Hall II Parking Building

CONTROVERSIAL BUILDING. The Makati City Hall Building 2 is just like any office building with parking floors, the Makati City government says on Twitter. Photo from Makati City government Twitter page

Binay: Building just ‘high quality,’ not overpriced

Jul 23, 2014 - 3:45 PM

The Vice President compares the building with the construction of a house and the printing of T shirts – the cost depends on the quality of materials and designs used

OFFICE BUILDING. Vice President Jejomar Binay says the subject of a plunder complaint is actually a Makati City office building, not a mere parking building. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler