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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.

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

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?

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Jul 14, 2016 - 7:29 PM

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Criminal charges filed vs ex-VP Binay over Makati building

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:32 AM

3rd UPDATE Former vice president Jejomar Binay faces charges of graft falsification of documents and violation of the Government Procurement Act

CRIMINAL CHARGES. Two weeks after he steps down from the vice presidency, Jejomar Binay is slapped with criminal charges before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. File photo by John Javellana

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.

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

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

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

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.

Ombudsman upholds criminal charges vs VP Binay, son

Feb 05, 2016 - 12:48 PM

UPDATED The Office of the Ombudsman junks the appeal of the Binays and 22 Makati officials saying it presented quantum of proof to find probable cause to indict them over the alleged overpriced Makati carpark building

DECISION UPHELD. The Ombudsman says it has jurisdiction to conduct a preliminary investigation on Vice President Jejomar Binay.

After Senate probe, Binay critic pushes witness protection review

Jan 30, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Former Makati vice mayor Ernesto Mercado says whistleblowers face a number of risks including death threats and failure to financially support their families

STAR WITNESS. Former Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado was a key witness during the Senate's investigation into the corruption allegations against Vice President Jejomar Binay. File photo by Rappler

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.

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

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

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.

Anti-graft group honors Ninoy Aquino in Makati motorcade

Aug 20, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The motorcade of the United Makati Against Corruption also aims to highlight the ongoing fight to end corruption in the country

WATCH: Red flags in 'overpriced' Makati infra projects

Jul 01, 2015 - 4:15 PM

UPDATED WITH VIDEO Contrary to what bid documents show one contractor denies participating in the 2007 bidding for Phase 1 of the controversial Makati City Hall parking 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

Face Senate, Binay urged amid plunder report

May 31, 2015 - 6:53 PM

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III says Vice President Jejomar Binay can appear in the Senate hearings even on the spot

NO SHOW. Vice President Jejomar Binay has shunned Senate hearings on corruption allegations against him, including this one on November 6, 2014. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Junjun Binay test case for Jardeleza

Apr 20, 2015 - 10:47 AM

As justice in charge will he stick to his old position against the doctrine of condonation?

SC partly to blame for confusion on Binay's suspension

Mar 22, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The Supreme Court has issued conflicting rulings on whether or not the Court of Appeals can stop an Ombudsman order

Amid Makati city hall drama, residents seek change

Mar 14, 2015 - 9:56 PM

Supporters of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay are prepared to keep authorities from implementing a suspension order against him but there are other Makati residents who would rather just see him go

Junjun Binay: Ombudsman abused discretion in suspending me

Mar 12, 2015 - 6:01 PM

The Vice President s son asks the Court of Appeals to stop the Ombudsman from placing him under preventive suspension over an allegedly padded building contract

‘NO CONSPIRACY.’ Makati Mayor Junjun Binay tells the Court of Appeals that his signature on the allegedly anomalous contract doesn’t necessarily mean he knew of or participated in irregularities. File photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Makati Mayor Binay: 'I'm not leaving'

Mar 12, 2015 - 12:43 PM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay spends the night with his son at the Makati City Hall and urges Mayor Junjun Binay to remain strong in fighting his suspension order

STANDING FIRM. Makati Mayor Junjun Binay says he will exhaust all legal remedies to question the Ombudsman's suspension order against him. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

'Guilt strong' vs Junjun Binay – Ombudsman

Mar 11, 2015 - 5:50 PM

The Ombudsman observes that the twin requisites for the preventive suspension have sufficiently been met

PREVENTIVE SUSPENSION. Makati Mayor Junjun Binay is ordered suspended by the Ombudsman. File photo

2nd plunder case filed vs Binays

Dec 16, 2014 - 12:51 PM

UPDATED Lawyer Renato Bondal files a second plunder complaint for alleged rigged bidding and overpricing of the Makati Science High School building

Binay: Roxas behind 'Oplan Stop Nognog 2016'

Oct 21, 2014 - 8:43 PM

The Vice President says people associated with the Liberal Party s presumptive standard bearer for 2016 are the ones supporting witnesses and funding exposés against the Binays

ONE-ON-ONE: Vice President Jejomar Binay talks to ANC's Lynda Jumilla