Makati City Hall building 2 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Makati City Hall building 2


Antonio Tiu to Senate: Desperate to see me? I’ll go

May 19, 2015 - 9:51 AM

I do not know where the logic of citing me in contempt comes from But if they’re so desperate to see me in person then I’ll go says the controversial businessman

BACK TO THE LION'S DEN. Businessman Antonio Tiu faces the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee on October 30, 2014. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

VP Binay saddened by Roxas’ rejection of VP offer

Apr 11, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Binay s spokesman says that in making the offer the Vice President simply wanted to stress the need for healing and unity Roxas had previously said he would never ally himself with those on the crooked path

Despite losses Antonio Tiu's firms raise funds

Nov 22, 2014 - 12:18 PM

Businessman Antonio Tiu tagged as a mere front of Binay for his alleged hidden wealth is confident he can answer the issues raised by the SEC

What did Binay tell Church leaders?

Nov 19, 2014 - 5:33 PM

The Vice President s camp says he accepted the invitation of the CBCP for a meeting but a Church source says it was the other way around

COA chief: ‘Red flags’ in Makati Science HS too

Nov 18, 2014 - 11:35 AM

Commission on Audit chairperson Grace Pulido Tan also clarifies that contrary to the claim of the Binay camp her agency has not cleared the building

RED FLAGS. Commission on Audit chairperson Grace Pulido-Tan responds to queries of senators at the Senate blue ribbon committee hearing on alleged overpriced Makati City buildings on November 18, 2014. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Ceasefire for Binay?

Nov 15, 2014 - 7:31 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay veers away from political issues at a Boy Scouts of the Philippines event – a departure from his previous public fighting stance amid corruption allegations

Binay to decide at last minute on Senate invite

Nov 05, 2014 - 10:56 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay can announce his decision as late as the morning of the Senate hearing on November 6 says a spokesperson

WILL HE OR WON'T HE? His spokespersons say  Vice President Jejomar Binay will make the announcement himself. File photo from OVP

De Lima orders NBI to investigate Binay family

Oct 16, 2014 - 6:44 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima intends to pursue the investigation amid threats of disbarment saying only President Benigno Aquino III or the Ombudsman can stop her

HOT SEAT. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, in this file photo, is ordered to submit the Napoles list to the Senate. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Former official: Rigged bids in Makati under VP Binay, wife

Sep 25, 2014 - 12:42 PM

UPDATED Another former Makati employee says all of the bids in the city – during the term of Vice President Jejomar Binay and wife Elenita – were rigged

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

Trillanes: 'Blacklist' Makati building firm from gov't deals

Sep 11, 2014 - 1:50 PM

Don t be afraid to tell the truth senators tell Hillmarc s executives at the Senate probe on the alleged overpriced Makati building

HILLMARC'S REP. Hillmarc's chairman Efren Canlas testifies at the Senate probe on the alleged overpriced Makati building that his company had constructed. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Makati bidder: 'I was trapped in the elevator'

Sep 11, 2014 - 12:07 PM

Businessman Marcial Lichauco Jr corroborates the testimony of former Makati City bids and awards committee vice chairman Mario Hechanova

‘TRAPPED’ BIDDER. Marcial Lichuaco Jr testifies at the Senate blue ribbon sub-committee hearing on the alleged overpriced Makati ‘carpark’ building on September 11, 2014. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

'If I were VP Binay, I would attend Senate hearing' – Miriam

Sep 10, 2014 - 2:23 PM

If VP Binay does not attend the Senate hearing he will lose a golden opportunity to clear himself says Senator Miriam Santiago

BACK WITH A BANG: Senator Miriam Santiago says 80 percent of her cancer is gone. File photo

Remulla: Senate follows 'rules of ambition' in Makati probe

Sep 09, 2014 - 3:32 PM

Vice President Binay s spokesman alludes to Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Alan Peter Cayetano who have led the interrogation of resource persons

'RULES OF AMBITION.' Vice President Jejomar Binay's spokesman says it's unlikely that the vice president will face the Senate Blue Ribbon sub-committee. File photo

Former employee: Fixing bids 'usual practice' in Makati

Sep 04, 2014 - 12:16 PM

Former Makati City employee Mario Hechanova claims he was once forced to trap a bidder in an elevator so that the alleged Binay anointed rival bidder would bag the project

'JUST FOLLOWING ORDERS.' Mario Hechanova, former Makati City bids and awards committee vice chair, at the Senate hearing on the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall building 2 on Senate 4, 2014. Rappler photo

Teary-eyed Abigail Binay fails to 'confront' Cayetano

Aug 26, 2014 - 10:50 AM

The Makati Representative attends a Senate hearing to support her brother and to defend herself from the allegations of Senator Alan Cayetano

COA chief: No clearance for Makati building

Aug 20, 2014 - 1:02 PM

COA Chairperson Grace Pulido Tan also says dividing the project into 5 phases is a red flag

From cakes to buildings, Binays ‘overprice, chop-chop’

Aug 20, 2014 - 12:22 PM

Some senators question the relevance of the Makati government s birthday cake issue in its hearings on the controversial building though at least one senator believes it s a valid point

FROM CAKES TO BUILDINGS. Lawyer Renato Bondal presents assorted cakes to argue how the Binays allegedly overprice facilities and services. Photo by Alex Nuevaespaña/Senate PRIB