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Jejomar Binay's impossible dream

May 22, 2016 - 9:30 AM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay s name vast political experience and formidable political machinery are not enough to make him the 16th president of the Philippines What went wrong?

THE CANDIDATE. Vice President Jejomar Binay promises a better life for Filipinos during his miting de avance on May 7.Photo by Rob Reyes/ Rappler

Binay not yet conceding, will wait for complete count

May 10, 2016 - 12:30 AM

I have repeatedly called for respecting institutions and the democratic process Once the process is completed we should always respect the outcome the Vice President says late Monday night

NOT A QUITTER. Vice President Jejomar Binay is pictured inside his home after he voted on May 9. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binay camp: No regrets about strategy vs allegations

May 09, 2016 - 1:15 AM

United Nationalist Alliance UNA spokesman Mon Ilagan maintains the Senate is not the proper venue for Vice President Jejomar Binay to respond to accusations

FULL TEXT: Jojo Binay: 'True 'silent majority' will be heard'

May 08, 2016 - 5:12 AM

Here s the full text of presidential candidate Jejomar Binay during his miting de avance in Makati City on May 7

ONLY BINAY. Vice President Jejomar Binay flashes a 'number 1' sign during his miting de avance in Makati City, May 7, 2016. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binay: Quitting is not in my vocabulary

May 07, 2016 - 11:36 PM

Wala sa bokabularyo wala sa sistema sa buhay ni Jojo Binay na nagwiwithdraw at tumatakbo sa laban says Vice President Jejomar Binay

NOT A QUITTER. Vice President Jejomar Binay says he will not give up his candidacy. Photo by Rob Reyes/ Rappler

VLOG: 3 days before elections, Binay calls for unity

May 06, 2016 - 9:25 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay calls for clean elections on May 9 2016

Binay is El Shaddai members' pick in ‘internal survey’

May 06, 2016 - 7:42 PM

Unlike the Iglesia Ni Cristo bloc vote this is not binding on the other members who prefer other bets as El Shaddai leader Mike Velarde is not endorsing any presidential candidate himself

BINAY AT EL SHADDAI.  Vice President Jejomar Binay (L) holds hands with El Shaddai leader Mike Velarde at a prayer vigil in Paranaque City on May 1, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

VLOG: Political machinery to secure Binay win in Cavite?

May 05, 2016 - 9:40 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay revisits his bailiwick as the elections draw near

CAMPAIGN NOTES: Binay’s loyal supporters

May 05, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Meet 6 people who have not lost faith in Vice President Jejomar Binay despite corruption allegations and his falling survey numbers

BINAY LOYALISTS. A crowd in Laguna smiles as Vice President Jejomar Binay's motorcade approaches them. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Binay camp: 'Ground game will spell difference on May 9'

May 05, 2016 - 2:41 PM

The campaign team of Vice President Jejomar Binay tells other candidates not to celebrate just yet

GROUND CAMPAIGN. Vice President Jejomar Binay and his senatorial candidate, Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao, in a motorcade in Bicol in April 2016

CAMPAIGN NOTES: 10 things I learned while covering Jejomar Binay

May 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Since I started covering Vice President Jejomar Binay in July 2015 I discovered a great deal about him that headlines fail to show

UNA STANDARD-BEARER. Vice President Jejomar Binay campaigns into the night during one sortie in Laguna. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Binay in Western Visayas: ‘I have many silent supporters here’

May 03, 2016 - 9:26 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay campaigns in the turf of his rival Mar Roxas less than a week before the May 9 elections

STILL OPTIMISTIC. Vice President Jejomar Binay remains positive about his chances of securing a victory in Western Visayas. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

CAMPAIGN NOTES: Binay’s ‘personal’ political machinery

May 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM

The Vice President lets vendors hug him in the public market allows senior citizens to kiss him on the cheek and holds hands with the people he meets on the campaign trail

PERSONAL TOUCH. The Vice President kisses the son of one his supporters during a sortie in Laguna. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

On Labor Day, Binay vows 12 million jobs by 2022

May 02, 2016 - 2:40 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay also says P950 billion to P1 trillion will be spent on infrastructure projects every year

Pacquiao chooses 'only Binay' in new TV ad

May 01, 2016 - 9:25 PM

Boxing champ Pacquiao a senatorial candidate under Binay s UNA says the Vice President knows how to uplift the lives of the poor

Repeat of 2010? Binay confident he will win in Sorsogon

Apr 27, 2016 - 10:27 PM

His running mate who hails from the province Senator Gringo Honasan does not show up at his rally The governor is endorsing another vice presidential bet

BINAY IN SORSOGON. Sorsogon governor Raul Lee raises the hand of Vice President and UNA Presidential contender Jejomar Binay on Wednesday afternoon political rally attended by almost 10,000 people. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia

Binay’s dream: PH where the poor get free manicure, pedicure

Apr 27, 2016 - 8:45 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay peddles his vision in vote rich Bicol a day after his voter preference rating sank to its lowest since pollsters held pre election surveys last year

BINAY IN CAMARINES SUR. Vice Pres. Jejomar Binay waves his supporters at Sagñay Sports Complex in Camarines Sur on Tuesday evening during his first salvo of political rally in Bicol. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

Is Jonvic Remulla dumping Binay?

Apr 21, 2016 - 12:13 PM

If the Remullas of Cavite pull out their support from the Vice President they will be the second political family from a vote rich province to do so after the Garcias of Cebu

SPOKESMAN NO MORE. Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla, his brother confirms, is staying away from the presidential campaign of Vice President Jejomar Binay, shown in this file photo during a motorcade in Cavite in February 2016. Rappler photo

Pacquiao: I can draw crowds for Binay, UNA

Apr 19, 2016 - 9:50 PM

The boxing champ who is running for senator says his popularity will draw people to Binay s rallies thus make them listen to the Vice President s platform

CROWD FAVORITE. Will the presence of the People's Champ, Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao, get more people to attend UNA sorties? Photo by Mara Cepeda/ Rappler

An anatomy of Jejomar Binay’s campaign speeches

Apr 14, 2016 - 2:34 PM

Who is Vice President Jejomar Binay and what can he offer to Filipinos? Listen to at least two of his campaign speeches

SI 'NOGNOG.' Who is Vice President Jejomar Binay and what can he offer to Filipinos? Listen to at least two of his campaign speeches. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

On campaign trail, Jejomar Binay shows off tan line

Apr 13, 2016 - 2:49 PM

For Vice President Jejomar Binay a tan line on his wrist proves persistence in his campaign

TAN LINE. Vice President Jejomar Binay shows off to reporters the result of his ground campaigning. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Binay: Duterte is an executioner

Apr 11, 2016 - 10:21 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay hits Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on the same day that Duterte tops a survey

Binay's birthday wish for Arroyo: Good health and freedom

Apr 04, 2016 - 10:18 PM

The former president who is detained for plunder charges celebrates her 69th birthday on April 5

In Pampanga, Binay campaign goes sectoral

Apr 04, 2016 - 5:49 PM

With the Pampanga governor and the Angeles mayor declaring support for his rivals the Vice President goes directly to the sector he has been able to help

TAX EXEMPTION. United Nationalist Alliance presidential candidate Jejomar Binay explains to Pampanga's Best factory workers on April 4, 2016, why his proposed tax exemption for those earning below P30,000 is feasible. Photo courtesy of UNA

Binay expects victory in Isabela

Mar 27, 2016 - 8:40 PM

The province s governor is endorsing Binay s rival Roxas for president but Binay is confident he will get the most votes in his mother s hometown

Photo by United Nationalist Alliance

How to win Cebu: For Binay, it’s a mix of power blocs, grassroots

Mar 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM

How exactly does Binay plan to win in Cebu where he lost in his vice presidential campaign in 2010? Just hard work says Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama

CEBUANOS FOR BINAY. Thousands attend a rally for Vice President Jejomar Binay at the at Plaza Independencia in Cebu City on March 21, 2016, even after local party One Cebu dissolved its alliance with the VP's United Nationalist Alliance. Photo courtesy of UNA

Binay's pitch for Honasan

Mar 05, 2016 - 9:10 AM

How will the United Nationalist Alliance standard bearer convince his supporters to favor his running mate who is at the bottom of surveys?

'BIN-GO TANDEM.' Senator Gregorio Honasan II teams up with Vice President Jejomar Binay for the 2016 elections. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Binay: No more gov’t underspending to raise village execs’ pay

Mar 03, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Supporters of Vice President Jejomar Binay believe he will win big in vote rich Bulacan the home province of his wife

BULACAN SORTIE. Vice President Jejomar Binay addresses supporters at the the San Rafael Municipal Gymnasium in San Rafael, Bulacan, on March 3, 2016. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Who are the people behind Team Jejomar Binay?

Mar 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM

For the dark horse of the 2010 elections it’s all about trust If Binay wants to win again in May he needs the people who know him best to help sell his name – and vision – to the masses

PARA SA KANILA, UNA SI BINAY. Most of the people behind the campaign team of Vice President Jejomar Binay are his longtime allies. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binay in Las Piñas: I helped many OFWs return home

Feb 29, 2016 - 4:50 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay also hits Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas anew over traffic MRT woes

UNA STANDARD-BEARER. Vice President Jejomar Binay campaigns in Las Piñas on February 29. Photo from the United Nationalist Alliance

Binay presidency to set up 'Malacañang in Mindanao'

Feb 23, 2016 - 4:13 PM

If Vice President Jejomar Binay is elected president there will be 3 Malacañangs – one each in Luzon Visayas and Mindanao

MOTORCADE. Vice President Jejomar Binay and his running mate, Senator Gregorio Honasan II, greets residents of Lanao del Norte on February 23, 2016. Photo courtesy of UNA

In between Pasay sorties, Binay goes shopping...

Feb 15, 2016 - 10:03 PM

for new pairs of eyeglasses

NEW SPECS. Binay squeezes in some shopping time between his Pasay and Parañaque sorties on February 15. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Binay warns gov't workers using anti-poverty fund to buy votes for LP

Feb 15, 2016 - 4:49 PM

The UNA standard bearer says his camp will sue any government worker caught electioneering

EXPANDED ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAM. Vice President Jejomar Binay, standard-bearer of the United Nationalist Alliance, tells voters in Pasay City on February 15, 2016, it's a lie that he will discontinue the Pantawid Pamilya Program of the Aquino government; in fact, he will expand its coverage. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

The return of the 'juggernaut'? What Binay needs to do to win

Feb 14, 2016 - 4:30 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay is bent on keeping his core voters who delivered his victory in 2010 through his anti poverty platform Will it be enough this time around?

A HIT AMONG THE MASSES. Vice President Jejomar Binay's platform of pro-poor governance and inclusive growth earns him the approval of the poor, his core base. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Grace Poe hits Binay anew: 'Yes, I lack stealing'

Feb 12, 2016 - 2:35 PM

Pinalaki akong wag maging mayabang Blackbelter ako sa taekwondo pero di ko pinagsisisipa ang mga nasa harap ko says a visibly irritated and feistier Poe

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

How did Binay fund his 2010 campaign?

Jan 27, 2016 - 10:56 AM

In 2010 Binay spent over P201 million on media ads during the campaign period How much can candidates actually spend?

Binay's strategy of silence

Jan 13, 2016 - 11:15 AM

From ads sorties spokespersons to the candidate himself Binay stuck to a focused campaign message on poverty Can he continue to evade corruption allegations?

'DIRECT CAMPAIGNING.' Vice President Jejomar Binay shuns the national airwaves and opts for quiet retail campaigning. File OVP photo

Binay’s campaign, Duterte’s announcement, Pope in the US | 12PM wRap

Sep 22, 2015 - 12:09 PM

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The Scrum: VP Binay should stop listening to his family

Jul 11, 2015 - 9:18 AM

Looking at the presidency Jejomar Binay allows what seasoned campaign strategists call the komite de pakialam to make major decisions for him