Not just buildings, Binays ‘overprice’ cakes

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Not just buildings, Binays ‘overprice’ cakes

The Senate hearing on the controversial Makati City Hall building took a different twist on August 21 when lawyer Renato Bondal accused Vice President Jejomar Binay and his son, Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay, of giving away overpriced birthday cakes to senior citizens. The Senate blue ribbon committee is investigating Building 2 of the city hall that was allegedly overpriced by at least $43 million. Two senators grilled Mayor Binay about it during the hearing. The Binays claimed the probe was meant to target the patriarch, who is the current frontrunner in the 2016 presidential race. 

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