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CSC nullifies Kid Peña’s midnight appointments in Makati

Aug 12, 2016 - 10:12 AM

The Civil Service Commission nullifies 217 appointments saying these violated the election ban on appointments

VOIDED. The Civil Service Commission nullifies midnight appointments made by former Makati acting mayor Romulo Peña.

Abby Binay urges Comelec to dismiss Peña's electoral protest

Jun 01, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Incoming Makati mayor Abigail Binay says Kid Peña who lost the mayoral race miserably failed to support his vote buying allegations against her

DISMISS THE PETITION. Incoming Makati mayor Abby Binay wants the poll body to dismiss losing mayoral candidate Kid Peña's electoral protest against her. Photo by Rob Reyes

Kid Peña demands manual recount in Makati mayoral race

May 20, 2016 - 1:13 PM

Defeated acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña alleges massive vote buying behind the victory of his rival Representative Abigail Abby Binay Campos But Abby says it is the Peña camp that is capable of cheating not the Binays

CHEATED BY ABBY BINAY? Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña files an electoral protest before the Comelec against Representative Abby Binay, who beat him for mayor. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel/Rappler

Kid Peña cries electoral fraud, plans protest vs Abby Binay

May 19, 2016 - 7:46 PM

The camp of winning mayoral candidate Abby Binay rejects Kid Peña s claims saying that Makati held clean elections

Photo by Mara Cepeda/ Rappler

Lone supplier places bid on Makati’s cake-giving program

Aug 11, 2015 - 6:22 PM

Makati looks to replace Bakerite after the awarding of contract was put on hold

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

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

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

House hearing, sedition in SG, Roach on Mayweather history | The wRap

Apr 08, 2015 - 8:12 PM

On Mamasapano: Troops refute each other’s testimonies Singapore charges a Filipino with sedition And Roach scores Mayweather’s history of domestic abuse

Roxas defends Aquino, Arroyo plunder, MayPac ad | The wRap

Apr 07, 2015 - 8:11 PM

Interior secretary Mar Roxas defends President Benigno Aquino Plunder charges against Gloria Arroyo moves to the trial stage The Mayweather Pacquiao ad is out

Kenya massacre, Marwan dead, boxing gloves | The wRap

Apr 06, 2015 - 7:34 PM

A Kenyan official’s son one of the Garissa attackers The Philippine National Police declares Marwan dead Pacquiao and Mayweather’s preferred boxing gloves

Peña won't sign pay checks of Makati councilors, staff

Mar 25, 2015 - 8:30 PM

As acting mayor of Makati Romulo Peña says he can no longer discharge the functions of a vice mayor – which includes signing the payrolls of city councilors and staff

Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin 'Junjun' Binay greets his supporters after he a TRO from the Court of Appeals blocking the suspension order from the Ombudsman on March 16, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Senate Mamasapano report, Duterte for president, Mayweather chops wood | The wRap

Mar 17, 2015 - 7:39 PM

Senator Poe says President Aquino should take responsibility for Mamasapano Davao mayor Duterte – number 3 in a presidential poll Mayweather hacks a log during training

Lawyers on Junjun Binay TRO: DILG got it wrong

Mar 17, 2015 - 6:21 PM

The TRO issued by the Court of Appeals applies to the suspension itself not the service of the suspension order – that should be as clear as daylight

A supporter reads the suspension order for Makati Mayor Erwin "Junjun" Binay posted by DILG officers on the entrance of the city hall on March 16, 2015. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Junjun Binay stays, Usman’s coddler arrested, Murray for Mayweather | The wRap

Mar 16, 2015 - 7:18 PM

A court stops Junjun Binay s suspension Troops arrest Usman’s coddler Andy Murray says Floyd Mayweather has the edge over Manny Pacquiao

Court stops Junjun Binay's suspension

Mar 16, 2015 - 12:17 PM

UPDATED The Court of Appeals Sixth Division issues a 60 day temporary restraining order on the implementation of the Makati mayor s suspension

ORAL ARGUMENTS. The Court of Appeals will hear on March 30 and 31 oral arguments on Makati Mayor Junjun Binay’s motion questioning the legality of the preventive suspension issued by the Ombudsman against him.

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

Binay suspension, Alan Cayetano on MILF, UFC stars for Pacquiao | The wRap

Mar 11, 2015 - 10:11 PM

The Ombudsman suspends Junjun Binay Alan Cayetano asks the MILF to submit to the judicial process UFC fighters say Pacquiao can floor Mayweather

'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

Makati Mayor Binay hits 'express suspension,' appeals case

Mar 11, 2015 - 5:42 PM

The Makati mayor says the Ombudsman s quick decision to suspend him is proof of special treatment against the Binays

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

Nancy Binay: Makati mayor’s suspension part of ‘Oplan Nognog’

Mar 11, 2015 - 3:04 PM

If we have to go through this so our Vice President can serve we his children are willing to go through this says the senator whose brother has been suspended by the Ombudsman

POLITICAL PERSECUTION? Senator Nancy Binay says 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

Junjun Binay's arrest, heroes' welcome, Mayweather visits Pacquiao | The wRap

Jan 29, 2015 - 7:54 PM

The Senate arrests Makati Mayor Junjun Binay and frees him later Slain Special Forces receive a heroes’ welcome Mayweather visits Pacquiao in his hotel room

Joker: Embattled Junjun Binay like Ninoy Aquino

Jan 29, 2015 - 6:03 PM

The Senate blue ribbon subcommittee s probe into alleged corruption by the Binay family is like an inquisition harking back to Martial Law times says former Senator Rene Saguisag

OBSERVERS. Former senators Joker Arroyo (lef) and Rene Saguisag criticize the lack of due process in the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee's probe into Makati contracts. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler Mark Cristino

‘Bruised’ Binay free after Senate ‘drama’

Jan 29, 2015 - 4:55 PM

The basis for his contempt was the non appearance and this was remedied when he was brought to the session hall Senator Trillanes explains why the Makati mayor was released almost immediately after his arrest

BRUISED. Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr shows the bruise he sustained during the commotion at the Senate January 29, when he was forced to face the blue ribbon subcommittee. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler Mark Cristino

Mayor Binay: Why focus on Makati? Probe Taguig, too

Jan 28, 2015 - 9:17 PM

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay urges the Commission on Audit to probe Taguig City where Senator Alan Cayetano s pork barrel has allegedly been misused

CALLING FOR DUE PROCESS. Makati Mayor Junjun Binay addresses supporters on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, criticizing the way some senators are handling the Senate probe against his family.

Dummy for alleged Binay condo to surface

Nov 18, 2014 - 6:35 AM

UPDATED A new witness claims fronting for Vice President Jejomar Binay to hide ownership of a unit at The Peak Tower in Makati City but the Binay camp says the unit belongs to former Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado

How Binay got away from his first graft case

Oct 18, 2014 - 10:25 AM

Betrayal by former allies is not new to the Vice President

AMLC checking 'money laundering offenses' in Makati probe

Oct 08, 2014 - 10:51 AM

The Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee continues the probe after it denies with finality the jurisdictional challenge raised by Makati Mayor Erwin Jejomar Binay Jr

MONEY LAUNDERING?: AMLC executive director Julia Bacay Abad appears at the Senate probe on the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall 2 parking building. Rappler photo