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Junjun Binay perpetually barred from holding office

Jun 04, 2019 - 5:52 PM

The Court of Appeals finds the former Makati mayor guilty of serious dishonesty, grave misconduct, and conduct prejudicial to the best interest of the service over irregularities in the Makati Science High School building project

BARRED FROM PUBLIC OFFICE. The Court of Appeals has affirmed the decision barring former Makati mayor Junjun Binay from holding public office. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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