Mario Hechanova - updates

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Makati court: Full-blown trial of Binay's suit vs critics 'necessary'

Jan 14, 2016 - 7:58 PM

UPDATED Judge Elpidio Calis of Makati RTC Branch 133 denies the motions of the Vice President s critics to dismiss the P200 million damage suit against them

TWO-WAY RULING? The latest decision of the Makati RTC over Vice President Jejomar Binay's damage suit against his detractors may or may not work in his favor. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

How Binay 'dummies' cornered Makati contracts for a decade

Aug 26, 2015 - 4:34 PM

The acting head of Makati s general services department found interlocking stockholders and signs of collusion in contracts alleged Binay dummies bagged

INTERLOCKING OWNERS. Lawyer Renato Bondal presents this illustration of the supposed 'Binay syndicate' of interlocking owners of companies that won Makati contracts. From Bondal's Powerpoint presentation

Binay: Signatures don't mean I approved bid rigging

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:13 PM

In a counter affidavit filed with the Ombudsman Vice President Jejomar Binay says he might question the authenticity of his signatures on the Makati Science High School documents

FAKE SIGNATURES? Vice President Binay says he might question the authenticity of his signatures on the Makati Science High School documents. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: Red flags in 'overpriced' Makati infra projects

Jul 01, 2015 - 4:15 PM

UPDATED WITH VIDEO Contrary to what bid documents show one contractor denies participating in the 2007 bidding for Phase 1 of the controversial Makati City Hall parking building

Panel finds basis to indict Binays for graft

May 09, 2015 - 5:02 PM

UPDATED The charge sets the stage for a possible impeachment of Vice President Binay considered the man to beat in the 2016 presidential race

Why Mercado surfaced to turn against Binay

Dec 03, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Two days after his second appearance in the Senate another emissary approaches Mercado with a more definite counter offer – P1 billion for his silence

‘Makati Science HS building also overpriced, chop-chop’

Nov 06, 2014 - 2:21 PM

Whistleblowers point to another alleged overpriced building project in Makati City

Binay's Makati building overshoots approved budget

Sep 20, 2014 - 5:26 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Data show that total expenses for the parking building exceeded the originally approved budget for the contract ABC

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

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