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Mayor Binay defies 2nd suspension order

Jun 29, 2015 - 5:40 PM

UPDATED It s not right that our political foes are using the Ombudsman s office for their own purposes I will not leave the city hall says the Vice President s son

SECOND SUSPENSION. Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr says his lawyers will go to the Court of Appeals again to question the second suspension order issues by the Ombudsman against him on June 29, 2015. Phot by MZ Saludes/Rappler

DILG receives 2nd suspension order vs Mayor Binay

Jun 29, 2015 - 2:14 PM

UPDATED The Ombudsman issues a second suspension order against Makati s Junjun Binay over the allegedly overpriced Makati Science High School building

Binay apologizes to KBP for backing out of debate

Nov 13, 2014 - 4:58 PM

The Vice President offers an apology to the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas KBP for withdrawing from a debate that he himself proposed

'I'M SORRY.' Vice President Jejomar Binay aplogizes to the KBP for backing out of a debate he himself proposed. Rappler file photo

Binay camp still silent on 'hidden' dollar accounts

Nov 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM

One of the Vice President’s spokesmen says there’s a ‘deeper story’ to the accounts and that an explanation is ‘coming’

NO EXPLANATION YET. Vice President Jejomar Binay's camp has yet to explain allegations that he owned several foreign bank accounts in the 80s and 90s but his spokesman says it's 'coming.' Rappler file photo

Why VP Binay proposed, then backed out of Trillanes debate

Nov 12, 2014 - 6:08 PM

Despite the criticism from Binay s detractors other politicians and Netizens Cavite Governor Juanito Victor Remulla insists the Vice President is not hiding from the truth

DEBATE OFF. Vice President Jejomar Binay announces he’s backing out of the same debate he proposed against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV in an interview with media on Tuesday, November 11. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Did Binay announce 2016 plans too early?

Nov 12, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay says the wave of corruption allegations against him have convinced him it was a good idea to announce his 2016 plans as early as 2010

NO REGRETS. Vice President Jejomar Binay (center) says he does not regret announcing his 2016 plans as early as 2010. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Snubs and secrets: A guide to the Nov 6 Binay probe

Nov 07, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Here’s a quick guide to what happened during the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee’s Thursday November 6 hearing on corruption allegations against Vice President Jejomar Binay

‘HACIENDA BINAY.’ Senator Aquilino Pimentel III (standing) helps navigate through the land titles of the so-called ‘Hacienda Binay’ in Rosario, Cavite during the subcommittee’s November 6, 2014 hearing. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Miriam: Binay's snub of Senate hearing sign of guilt

Nov 06, 2014 - 5:39 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago says the Vice President forfeited his chance to belie the allegations against him before senators Now the chamber may subpoena him

TOO LATE IN THE DAY: Senator Miriam Santiago says Vice President Jejomar Binay may no longer question the jurisdiction of the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee

Binay’s challenge to Trillanes: One-on-one debate

Oct 22, 2014 - 9:34 AM

UPDATED The Vice President challenges Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to a one on one debate outside the Senate and the senator accepts it

DEBATE. Vice President Jejomar Binay challenges Senator Antonio Trillanes IV (R) to a debate outside the Senate; Senator Alan Peter Cayetano (R) is also welcome. Rappler file photo

VIDEO: Sen Miriam on cops with estates, a ‘haunted’ Senate

Oct 10, 2014 - 3:30 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago delivers another round of her trademark jokes in a press conference in Muntinlupa City

COPS WITH REAL ESTATES. Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago hits at PNP chief Alan Purisima during a press conference in Muntinlupa city. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Miriam to Binay: Blanket denials not enough, face Senate probe

Oct 10, 2014 - 2:32 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago says the presumption of innocence in the case of Vice President Jejomar Binay has been eclipsed by the whistleblowers testimonies

TESTIFY OR… Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago again urges Vice President Binay to air his side of the story before the Senate, and insists ‘presumption of innoncence’ no longer applies in his case. Photo by Rappler

Mayor Binay questions Senate jurisdiction over building issue

Sep 25, 2014 - 10:36 AM

Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay says he won t attend any of the Senate hearings on the alleged overpriced Makati building until the jurisdiction issue is resolved

'PREJUDGED.' Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay says he won't attend any of the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee's hearings as he questions its jurisdiction. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Rappler Newscast | September 18, 2014

Sep 18, 2014 - 11:43 PM

VP Binay: Allegations against me can t stand in court Drilon: No time to tackle Aquinop s 2nd term Polls open in Scotland independence vote

VP Binay: Allegations won't stand up in court

Sep 18, 2014 - 2:46 PM

2nd UPDATE Vice President Jejomar Binay s 21 minute speech fails to impress his critics who again challenged him to attend the Senate hearing on the alleged overpriced Makati building

VP Binay to speak on 'state of the country,' kickback claims

Sep 13, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay is set to hold an event on Monday September 15 where he will give a general overview of what’s going on in the country

ENOUGH. Vice President Jejomar Binay says he'll address the allegations against him and give 'a general overview' of the country in a scheduled event. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

3 Makati witnesses now under gov't protection

Sep 12, 2014 - 7:54 PM

Cited for the justice department s decision is the gravity of the corruption allegations of former Ernesto Mercado Renato Bondal and Nicholas Enciso VI against Vice President Jejomar Binay

Photos by Nuevaespaña/Senate PRIB, screenshot from YouTube, and Mark Cristino/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Senate hearing on 'overpriced' Makati parking building | September 11, 2014

Sep 11, 2014 - 10:42 AM

The Senate Blue Ribbon committee continues its investigation on the alleged overpriced Makati city hall building

Congressman to VP Binay: Answer questions on overpricing

Aug 28, 2014 - 7:54 PM

Akbayan Representative Walden Bello an ally of President Aquino says he first thought the accusations against the Vice President was ‘simply politics leading up to 2016’

Ex-Binay aide: VP, Nancy earned from building, cakes

Aug 26, 2014 - 11:23 AM

UPDATED Former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado says that if he earned from the alleged overpriced Makati carpark office building what more then mayor Jejomar Binay?

EX-BINAY AIDE. Former Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado testifies at the Senate hearing on the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall Building 2 on August 26, 2014.

Complainants: Binay building overpriced by higher amount

Aug 18, 2014 - 8:27 PM

Critics of the Vice President file a supplemental complaint with the Ombudsman supposedly showing the Makati building is more scandalously overpriced than they initially thought