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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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Nancy Binay files COC, escorted by brother amid sibling rivalry

Oct 12, 2018 - 10:05 AM

(UPDATED) Asked who between siblings Junjun and Abby she is closer to, reelectionist Senator Nancy Binay replies, 'Sino ba ang kasama ko ngayon?'

REELECTION BID. Senator Nancy Binay shows her Certificate of Candidacy. She is with brother former Makati mayor Junjun Binay (left) and husband Jose Benjamin Angeles. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

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

COA demands refund of P45M Makati intel funds under Junjun Binay

Sep 10, 2018 - 1:54 PM

Binay and 3 other former city officials are held liable by the auditors

Mayor Junjun Binay during a presscon inside their home in Makati. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binays stand trial for graft over P1.3-B Makati Science High School

Jun 26, 2018 - 3:24 PM

Sandiganbayan Fifth Division denies the motions to quash by father and son, former vice president Jejomar Binay and former Makati mayor Junjun Binay

GRAFT TRIAL. The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan denies the motion to quash filed by former vice president Jejomar Binay sustaining the probable cause to hold him on trial over the allegedly anomalous construction of the P1.3 billion Makati Science High School. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

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Jun 05, 2018 - 12:12 PM

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COA to Binays: Refund P2.29B used for Makati parking building

Jun 04, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The Binay camp says they will appeal these 'belated but not surprising' Commission on Audit findings on the Makati City Hall Parking Building II

FORMER VP. In this file photo, then Vice President Jejomar Binay speaks at a media forum at the Luneta Hotel on June 10, 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

CA overturns Ombudsman's dismissal of Junjun Binay in 2015

May 07, 2018 - 5:42 PM

The Court of Appeals says the condonation doctrine still covers former Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin 'Junjun' Binay Jr in September 2015

Mayor Junjun Binay during a presscon inside their home in Makati. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

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Apr 03, 2018 - 12:00 PM

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Binays post bail for Makati Science High School charges

Apr 02, 2018 - 4:16 PM

The Binay camp slams Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales for a 'baseless case'

MAKATI SCIENCE. Former vice president Jejomar Binay and son Junjun post bail for graft charges over the alleged anomalous construction of the P1.3 billion Makati Science High School. File photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Calida rehashes Binay issue to defend Carandang suspension

Feb 02, 2018 - 7:49 PM

But are they the same? Not exactly because one involves a doctrine and the other, a statute.

IN DEFENSE. Solicitor General Jose Calida defends Malacañang's suspension of Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang despite a Supreme Court ruling taking away the President's power to discipline a Deputy Ombudsman. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Junjun Binay asks court to drop charges in Makati parking cases

Jan 04, 2018 - 3:46 PM

'All he did was pay the obligation already incurred by the City of Makati under a contract that was entered into even before he became Mayor,' says Binay Jr's motion to quash

DOJ approves another libel case vs Trillanes filed by ex-VP Binay

Oct 23, 2017 - 5:54 PM

The case covers media statements by Trillanes that there is a "P100 million racket a year" in Makati City

NEXT LIBEL CASE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is charged for another libel case that stemmed from the complaints of Jejomar and Junjun Binay for media statements made at the height of Senate investigations in 2015 into alleged corruption in Makati City.

Sandiganbayan finds probable cause to try ex-VP Binay for graft

Sep 05, 2017 - 3:41 PM

The anti graft court also affirms the regularity of the Ombudsman s preliminary investigation which is questioned by Binay

GRAFT CASE. Former Vice President Jejomar Binay is conditionally arraigned before Sandiganbayan on May 10, 2017 for his graft charges over the bidding anomalies of the Makati City Parking Building. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Makati Science High School

Aug 05, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Former Vice President Jejomar Binay and his son both ex Makati mayors have been charged with graft over the alleged anomalous bidding process of the school s 10 story building

MAKATI SCIENCE. Exterior photo of the 'overpriced' Makati Science High School building in Cembo, Makati City. File photo by Rappler

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Aug 03, 2017 - 7:21 PM

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Jejomar Binay, son face more graft charges over Makati Science High School

Aug 03, 2017 - 3:46 PM

UPDATED The plunder complaint is still alive as the Ombudsman continues to investigate the overpricing allegation

MORE GRAFT CHARGES. Former vice president Jejomar Binay submits himself to conditional arraignment on May 10, 2017 before the Sandiganbayan for his graft charges over the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall Parking Building. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

A year after defeat, Jejomar Binay back to what he loves most

May 09, 2017 - 10:09 AM

UPDATED Take a glimpse of the life of Jejomar Binay a year after he lost in the presidential race

WHERE IS BINAY NOW? Former vice president Jejomar Binay inside his home after casting his vote on May 9, 2016. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Prosecutors make it hard for Binays to go on a trip to Israel

Apr 27, 2017 - 5:51 PM

Elenita has a good chance to get travel authority but her husband Jejomar faces trickier issues in his motion

THREE HEARINGS IN A DAY. Former Makati City mayor Elenita Binay attends three hearings from morning to afternoon on April 27, 2017 all on her motion to travel to Israel for the Binay family's pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

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Apr 20, 2017 - 8:39 PM

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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

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Apr 12, 2017 - 1:28 PM

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Binays seek court nod for spiritual travel to Holy Land

Apr 12, 2017 - 10:36 AM

Binay family members who are facing corruption charges seek the court s permission to join a faith filled journey to the Holy Land

Court denies Jejomar Binay's motion for separate trial from son

Feb 01, 2017 - 9:38 PM

The former vice president former Mayor Junjun Binay and some Makati City officials are accused of irregularities in connection with the city hall parking building

Tracking Sandiganbayan: Who's who in PH's biggest corruption cases?

Jan 22, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Which corruption cases are still pending before the anti graft court and what are their statuses in the judicial process?

SC affirms constitutionality of AMLC provision to look into bank accounts

Jan 06, 2017 - 7:40 PM

It allows the AMLC upon approval from the Court of Appeals to check the movement of money and history of the account Banks could then waive their confidentiality agreement without having to notify the account owners

A law firm associated with the Binays petitioned the Supreme Court to stop AMLC from looking into bank accounts without noticing its owners.

How did SC justices vote on major political cases?

Nov 12, 2016 - 2:15 PM

Besides the Marcos burial and cases involving former presidents the Supreme Court has also decided on major cases involving key politicians

EN BANC. The Supreme Court during its oral arguments on the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on August 31, 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/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

Court allows Junjun Binay to travel to US

Aug 11, 2016 - 11:14 AM

The Sandiganbayan s Third Division grants the request of the former Makati mayor to travel to Los Angeles for his daughter s appointment with immunologist Ricardo Tan on August 19 and 20

LA-BOUND. Former Makati mayor Junjun Binay gets the court's permission to go to Los Angeles for his daughter's medical treatment. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Court issues hold departure order vs ex-VP Binay, 11 others

Jul 19, 2016 - 9:53 PM

The Sandiganbayan Third Division orders the Bureau of Immigration to prevent former vice president Jejomar Binay his son Junjun and several others from leaving the country

JEJOMAR BINAY. Vice President and presidential candidate 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

Ex-VP Binay posts bail, 'eager' to prove innocence

Jul 15, 2016 - 1:51 PM

UPDATED Former Vice President Jejomar C Binay is eager to go to court to prove the grave abuses of the Ombudsman and have these frivolous cases dismissed says lawyer Daniel Subido

READY TO GO TO COURT. Vice President Jejomar Binay is ready to defend himself against corruption allegations in court, says his camp. File photo by Hensell Hebaya/Rappler

CA ruling on Trillanes reminder vs abuse of lawmaker's privileges – Binay camp

May 24, 2016 - 4:01 PM

The Binay camp says the Court of Appeals decision shows that even a senator like Antonio Trillanes IV cannot abuse his powers to malign and bully others

GUILTY TRILLANES. Dismissed Makati mayor Junjun Binay is victorious on the contempt case he filed against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.

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.

VLOG: Kid Peña claims sabotage by Binays

Mar 30, 2016 - 12:18 PM

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña promises a Bagong Makati during his proclamation rally

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Mar 22, 2016 - 7:00 PM

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CA junks Junjun Binay’s case vs Roxas, Ombudsman

Mar 22, 2016 - 3:33 PM

The appellate court says the respondents including former justice secretary Leila de Lima and 5 others were just performing their duty in implementing the suspension order against the dismissed Makati mayor

A LOSS IN COURT. Former Makati mayor Junjun Binay loses the contempt case he filed against former Interior secretary Mar Roxas, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, ex-Justice secretary Leila de Lima, and acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña.

Ombudsman gets threat; still no COA report

Mar 11, 2016 - 11:02 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says It is doubly malicious to charge that a group was hired to demolish any candidate In fact it is the candidate’s team that has been trying to demolish me

FIGHTING CORRUPTION. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales says fighting corruption has been the 'reason' for her life. Rappler file photo

Binay camp: COA violated own rules in Makati building probe

Mar 10, 2016 - 6:22 PM

UPDATED UNA president Toby Tiangco says had the report been about the Aquino administration s PDAF or DAP COA and the Ombudsman would have hesitated to proceed with the special audit

DEMOLITION JOB? The UNA camp claims the COA's special audit report on the Makati City Hall Parking Building II is part of detractors' plan to derail Vice President Jejomar Binay's presidential bid. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

VP Binay liable for graft and corruption – COA

Mar 10, 2016 - 2:20 PM

The Vice President s son says he finds the investigations highly questionable considering that Binay is seeking the presidency

ME? Vice President and presidential candidate 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

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Mar 09, 2016 - 7:10 PM

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Court issues hold departure order vs Junjun Binay, ex-Makati execs

Mar 09, 2016 - 12:13 PM

UPDATED Sandiganbayan Third Division Presiding Judge Amparo Cabotaje Tang says the court issued the HDOs on March 2

HOLD DEPARTURE ORDER. Dismissed Makati mayor Junjun Binay says he's not going anywhere. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Ernesto Mercado: I was in a hotel-casino for a meeting, not to gamble

Mar 07, 2016 - 5:15 PM

The Binay ally turned foe admits he gambles from time to time but says he only uses his own money

ACCUSER. Former Makati vice mayor Ernesto Mercado appears before the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee on January 22. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Makati building probe: Binay camp denies pressuring Ombudsman

Mar 06, 2016 - 7:00 PM

The Binay camp says the accusation of pressure is a diversionary tactic by the Ombudsman

Nancy Binay to ask DOJ: Why is Ernesto Mercado at casinos?

Mar 06, 2016 - 4:51 PM

UPDATED The senator says she herself saw the ex Makati vice mayor leaving a casino and wants a clarification from the DOJ

Who's pressuring who on Makati building COA report?

Mar 05, 2016 - 6:33 PM

Binay s camp accuses the Ombudsman of exerting pressure The Office of the Ombudsman says Binay pleaded with a COA official not to release the audit report on the Makati City Hall building II until after elections