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IN PHOTOS: Jejomar Binay's miting de avance

May 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM

During his miting de avance Vice President Jejomar Binay expresses confidence that he will be elected president

VICTORY POSE. Team Binay after their miting de avance in Makati on May 7. All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Kid Peña: Makati will be nat'l ‘laughing stock’ if you vote Binay

Mar 30, 2016 - 10:49 AM

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña also cries foul against the Binays alleging that a faction of their camp is sabotaging services at the Ospital ng Makati and other social programs of the city

BAGONG MAKATI? Acting Mayor Kid Peña promises a new brand of leadership in the city if he wins as Makati local chief executive. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

3 bets for Makati mayor: What do Binay, Jumawan, Peña promise?

Jan 22, 2016 - 5:00 PM

A member of a political dynasty a theater director and an acting mayor bare their initial plans if they become mayor of the country s richest local government unit

MAY THE BEST MAN WIN. The candidates for Makati mayor are art instructor Jimmy Jumawan, Makati Representative Abby Binay, and acting Mayor Kid Peña.

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

Was Abby Binay kicked out of her Makati city hall office?

Nov 10, 2015 - 5:13 PM

UPDATED Makati Representative Abby Binay alleges that acting Mayor Kid Peña shut down her office in city hall Peña s camp claims the lawmaker voluntarily vacated the satellite office

CLOSED. The office of Makati Representative Abby Binay in city hall is already locked and empty as of November 10. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Abby Binay: Running for mayor a ‘big sacrifice’

Oct 28, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Kailangan yung ifi field mong kalaban ‘yung may ibubuga naman ‘yung may fighting chance against the sitting mayor the lawmaker says explaining why she agreed to be the opposition s mayoral bet in Makati

TANDEM. Makati second district representative Abby Binay with her running mate and Makati first district representative Monique Lagdameo as they file their certificates of candidacy on October 15. File photo by Rappler

Abby Binay files COC for Makati mayor

Oct 15, 2015 - 11:09 AM

UPDATED Makati Representative Abigail Binay is the fourth member of her family to run for mayor of the country s premier financial district Her husband Luis Campos is running for representative in the 2nd District of Makati

MAYORAL BID. If Makati Representative Abigail Binay (middle, holding COC) is elected as mayor, her family will retain political control of the city which it has held since 1986. Photo by Office of the Vice President Media Affairs

Binay son-in-law running for Congress

Oct 10, 2015 - 12:37 PM

Luis Campos husband of Makati Representative Abigail Binay will run to replace her in 2016 Is this the start of an extended Binay political dynasty?

NEXT CONGRESSMAN? Luis Campos, husband of Makati 2nd District Representative Abigail Binay, is running to replace her in 2016. File photo from Representative Binay's Facebook page

Binay family on Junjun's dismissal: Why is LP so afraid of us?

Oct 09, 2015 - 8:12 PM

Hitting the latest in the series of demolition by perception against his family the Vice President says his son Junjun will still file his candidacy for re election for Makati mayor next week

POLITICAL PERSECUTION? The Vice President's family has been saying that 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

Binay camp: Makati standoff bad for Aquino's legacy

Mar 22, 2015 - 3:54 PM

The camp of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay says the leadership confusion in the city sends wrong signals to investors

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

Auditor links Mrs Binay to P72-M fraud

Sep 26, 2012 - 2:32 PM

Commission on Audit Commissioner Heidi Mendoza takes the witness stand in a graft trial against Mrs Elenita Binay