Senate hearing on Makati - updates

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MILF returns weapons, Binay allies, Tubbataha damage | The wRap

Feb 18, 2015 - 8:03 PM

MILF returns 16 firearms seized from the SAF Senators say the Vice President’s allies may be liable for money laundering The United States pays the Philippines for Tubbataha reef damages

Boy Scouts ‘so shortchanged’ in Alphaland deal – senators

Feb 18, 2015 - 7:28 PM

The BSP headed by Vice President Binay only asked Alphaland to pay rent on its property a day after the Senate announced in January that it would probe the deal

BOY SCOUTS BOARD 2011. (Left to right) BSP senior vice president Wendel Avisado, secretary general Rizal Pangilinan, international commissioner Dale Corvera, and vice president for Visayas Arthur Umbac are asked by senators on February 18, 2015, to explain why they relied on Alphaland for the valuation of the organization's one-hectare prime property in Makati. Photo by Cesar Tomambo/Senate PRIB

Binay ally ‘making excuses,’ won’t open bank accounts

Feb 18, 2015 - 6:05 PM

Senators say Mario Oreta can be held liable for money laundering tax evasion and fraud over money that he denies was used in the Vice President s campaign

VP’S DUMMY? Alphaland president Mario Oreta, who is accused of using his company to hide Vice President Jejomar Binay’s alleged 5% kickback from a land deal, faces a Senate investigation. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Mercado: 'Hacienda Binay' lot under my name

Nov 06, 2014 - 3:14 PM

Ernesto Mercado claims Vice President Jejomar Binay used him to own a parcel of land in Rosario Batangas

HIS HACIENDA? Vice President Jejomar Binay (in fatigues) tours guests around what is tagged as ‘Hacienda Binay’ in this undated photo. Photo from the Blue Ribbon subcommittee

Binay: Senate probe ‘badly written telenovela’

Aug 27, 2014 - 6:13 PM

Cayetano and Trillanes say Binay s hour long press briefing failed to justify the price of the Makati building and showed the VP is on panic mode

'DIVERSION KING.' Binay's critics Cayetano and Trillanes say he failed to explain how the Makati building was so expensive. Photo by Jonathan Vicencio/Office of the Vice President