JV Bautista - updates

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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

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

UNA on Poe disqualification: We're victims of politics, too

Dec 03, 2015 - 1:16 PM

Binay s party says it could not have been behind cases against Poe because it also experiences malicious prosecution

'PARTISAN POLITICS.' The Binay-Honasan tandem denies UNA had a hand in the disqualification cases against Senator Grace Poe. File OVP photo

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 party to launch in Cebu, awaits Honasan

Oct 08, 2015 - 8:10 PM

Binay will lead the oath taking of 700 local candidates from Western Visayas Central Visayas and Eastern Visayas

DOUBLE LAUNCH? Will Vice President Jejomar Binay launch his party in Cebu along with his tandem with Senator Gregorio Honasan II? File OVP photo

Honasan, Binay meet on VP offer – Sotto

Oct 05, 2015 - 10:20 AM

Binay s allies want rebel soldier turned politician Senator Gregorio Honasan II to become the anti crime czar under a Binay administration

BINAY'S VP? Senator Tito Sotto says Senator Gregorio Honasan II is considering becoming the running mate of Vice President Jejomar Binay. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

UNA open to guest senatorial candidates, but Binay cautious

Oct 02, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Less than 2 weeks before deadline for filing of candidacies the Vice President says he prefers bets who ask UNA to accommodate them not the other way around

STILL LOOKING. Days away from the filing of candidacy, the United Nationalist Alliance of Vice President Jejomar Binay continues in search for its vice presidential and senatorial candidates. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

With no VP yet, Binay party drops national convention

Sep 24, 2015 - 4:47 PM

Binay foregoes a party convention originally scheduled for September 30 and will instead hold regional launches in Baguio Cebu and Cagayan de Oro

STILL NO VP. Vice President Jejomar Binay still does not have a running mate less than a month before the filing of candidacies. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Marcos is Binay's top choice for VP

Aug 19, 2015 - 10:26 AM

Binay is willing to work with ex rivals to boost a presidential bid that a corruption controversy has weighed down and to consolidate forces opposed to the administration

MOVING ON? Vice President Jejomar Binay explains his preference for Senator Bongbong Marcos as his running mate by saying, 'Let's move on.' File photo

UNA launch, Aquino's flight plan, Ombudsman’s dare | 6PM wRap

Jul 01, 2015 - 8:47 PM

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'Binay must be his own spokesman'

Jun 28, 2015 - 1:15 PM

The Vice President is pressed to deal with his biggest communications gaffe: his refusal to directly confront the corruption scandal tainting his candidacy

Spokespersons, not Binay, field resignation questions

Jun 24, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay does not entertain questions from journalists after his 10 minute speech explaining why he resigned from the Aquino Cabinet

QUESTIONS FOR BINAY. After delivering a speech on June 24, 2015, explaining his resignation from the Aquino Cabinet, Vice President Jejomar Binay leaves his spokespersons – (from left) Mon Ilagan, Lito Atienza, Harry Roque, JV Bautista – to answer journalists' questions.

Why Binay resigned from the Cabinet

Jun 22, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Binay s camp said the Vice President has long wanted to resign feeling awkward and the odd man out in the Liberal Party dominated Cabinet

Binay's UNA to launch in scandal-hit Makati on July 1

Jun 15, 2015 - 7:17 PM

No running mate will announced however It s more important that we organize the party at the local level This is a harder job than looking for a running mate

BINAY'S 'DEBUT.' UNA officials say the party's launch in Makati on July 1 will be the Vice President's 'debut.' File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

2nd term for PH president, Binay vs Poe, Dubs over Cavs in Gm1 | 6PM wRap

Jun 05, 2015 - 6:39 PM

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Drilon to Binay camp: Who's wasting taxpayers' money?

May 30, 2015 - 7:11 PM

If there was only cooperation from the witnesses it would not reach 20 hearings Senate President Franklin Drilon says in response to criticism of the prolonged probe

SENATE PROBE. Senator Aquilino Pimentel III (left), Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano (middle), and Senator Antonio Trillanes IV lead the Senate hearing on the alleged overprices Makati City Parking Building II. File photo by Romeo Bugante/Senate PRIB

Binay on Poe, treason charges, South China Sea | 12PM wRap

May 29, 2015 - 12:02 PM

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UNA to Poe: Binay never lost an election

May 28, 2015 - 9:18 PM

Senator Grace Poe responds: Perhaps they should think before they speak because they are allied with those who are most involved in cheating

UNA'S TARGET. Senator Grace Poe suddenly draws criticism from Vice President Jejomar Binay's political party. File photo from Poe's Facebook page

Poe, 3 senators sign plunder report vs VP Binay, son

May 28, 2015 - 4:56 PM

The Senate blue ribbon subcommittee finds a system of corruption in the Makati parking building recommending plunder charges against father and son Binay

AT LAST. The Senate blue ribbon subcommittee finally releases a partial report after 10 months of hearings. Photo by Alex Nuevaespaña/Senate PRIB

Binay to launch party, ads despite freeze order

May 24, 2015 - 11:00 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay s allies complain that the freeze order on the bank accounts of the VP and his allies is meant to discourage prospective campaign donors

NEW AD. Vice President Jejomar Binay releases a new series of national ads focusing on OFWs, health, and education. Screenshot from Binay's OFW ad

VP Binay did not abandon Makati Homeville residents – spokesman

Apr 20, 2015 - 2:54 PM

The warm welcome that residents gave the Vice President over the weekend was proof he didn t abandon them contrary to a critic s claim says Binay s spokesman

THOSE WHO ARE ABLE. Residents with the means to build their own houses are encouraged to do so. Those who can’t, will move to the housing units.

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

Binay blames Cayetano, Trillanes for Senate no-show

Nov 06, 2014 - 1:29 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay in a letter to the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee gives several reasons behind his decision to permanently skip the Senate probe

Guingona on Binay snub: 'Sayang'

Nov 06, 2014 - 11:50 AM

Senator Teofisto Guingona III says it was a missed opportunity for the Vice President to air his side of the issue in the proper forum

'UNFORTUNATE.' Blue Ribbon chair Senator Teofisto Guingona III says it would have been better if Vice President Jejomar Binay appeared at the Senate probe on November 6, 2014. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Will VP Binay attend Senate hearing?

Nov 06, 2014 - 7:07 AM

A spokesman says Vice President Jejomar Binay wants to face the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee – despite the advice of party mates

Trillanes on UNA exposé: 8 luxury cars 'old issue'

Oct 14, 2014 - 7:42 PM

Vice President Binay s party says Senator Trillanes had 8 undeclared luxury cars The senator says he already explained this during the Feliciano Commission s probe into the failed Oakwood Mutiny

OLD TALK: Senator Antonio Trillanes IV calls UNA's revival of old allegations a 'desperate move'

Coup against Pimentel in Binay's party?

Aug 30, 2012 - 9:32 PM

Binay s camp says the Vice President is taking over Pimentel s duties in PDP Laban

Pimentel on leave: Where did that come from?

Aug 29, 2012 - 2:57 PM

Senator Koko Pimentel denies taking a leave of absence as president of PDP Laban

UNA may unveil full Senate slate this week

Jul 16, 2012 - 8:34 AM

UNA is likely to announce this week its final batch of senatorial bets but concedes that sharing some of them with the administration may be inevitable

Pimentel, Binay and Facebook Politics

Jun 21, 2012 - 1:20 PM

It s complicated? In a relationship? Divorced? The relationship between Pimentels and the Binays reflect Facebook status changes

Binay-Pimentel: The ties that bind

Jun 19, 2012 - 10:31 AM

Binay and the Pimentels forged ties spanning 3 decades and two generations Could Migz Zubiri damage the relationship?

Pimentel mulls next move, says he was first in UNA

Jun 11, 2012 - 5:18 PM

Sen Koko Pimentel will meet with family and supporters to decide on his next move after UNA accepted Migz Zubiri in its senatorial slate

UNA to tackle Koko-Migz rift Monday

Jun 08, 2012 - 3:58 PM

Binay Estrada and Enrile will discuss the bitter dispute between Sen Koko Pimentel and Migz Zubiri in a meeting Monday June 11

UNA vs LP: What’s the difference?

May 15, 2012 - 7:41 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay does not consider his coalition an opposition group UNA will have to draw the battle lines against LP in issues and track record

Binay and the politics of firsts

May 13, 2012 - 11:50 AM

What’s in a name? Vice President Jejomar Binay’s UNA coalition reflects his ambition leadership and politics Philippine style

'Iconoclast' is sec-gen of Erap-Binay coalition

Apr 24, 2012 - 4:20 PM

Navotas Rep Tobias Toby Tiangco is chosen to be UNA secretary general The Binay Erap coalition also named other leaders Tuesday

PNoy uncle supports Erap-Binay coalition

Apr 23, 2012 - 9:06 AM

Peping Cojuangco will be involved in UNA s 2013 preparations pitting him against his nephew s political party