Vice President Jejomar Binay - updates

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Binay feels 'vindicated' after Cayetano hits 'bias' in Senate probe

Sep 20, 2016 - 7:52 PM

Alan Cayetano accuses Leila de Lima of using the Senate hearing to destroy President Duterte Nancy Binay asks: Isn t that what he did to former Vice President Binay?

VINDICATION. Senator Nancy Binay says she feels vindicated after Senator Alan Peter Cayetano himself is now criticizing the very thing he did during the Senate probe against her family. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Binay's final tweet as VP

Jun 30, 2016 - 3:58 PM

Former vice president Jejomar Binay says it was his honor to have served the Filipino people

THE END. Former Vice President Jejomar Binay tweets a message for Filipinos on June 30. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

#PugadBaboy: Anyone but

May 20, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Briones to candidates: How will you fund promised programs?

Apr 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Roxas will not have a problem funding his programs as part of Daang Matuwid But other bets will sure have

CANDIDATE WATCH. Former National Treasurer and Social Watch lead convenor Leonor Briones asks how presidential bets will fund their programs. Photo by Social Watch

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

One Cebu talking to Poe? 'Complete lie,' says Garcia

Mar 21, 2016 - 9:31 PM

The campaign manager of Grace Poe s slate Cebu congressman Ace Durano says he is talking informally with another member of the province based party congressman Benhur Salimbangon

NEW BET? One Cebu, chaired by gubernatorial candidate Winston Garcia, denies the party has picked another presidential bet after cutting ties with Vice President Jejomar Binay on March 21, 2016. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Binay to police: 'No more Mamasapanos' under my watch

Feb 27, 2016 - 6:32 PM

At the Philippine National Police Academy alumni homecoming the Vice President courts policemen with promises of better equipment and more benefits under his presidency

KEYNOTE ADDRESS. Vice President Jejomar Binay keynoted the 36th Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) grand alumni homecoming in Silang, Cavite on February 27, 2016. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

GMA-7: Binay, other bets knew debate topics beforehand

Feb 25, 2016 - 4:09 PM

The network issues a statement after Vice President Jejomar Binay questioned why his properties were brought up during the Cagayan de Oro debate

Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Netizens slam 'Binay country' banner in Cebu

Feb 02, 2016 - 2:13 PM

The controversial banner is put up just as Cebu was hosting a global Catholic event

Muslim coalition: Binay can bring 'true peace' to Mindanao

Feb 01, 2016 - 4:28 PM

1BANGSA says Vice President Jejomar Binay is the only presidential candidate who can fulfill Muslims aspirations

Arrest warrant out for Trillanes over Binay libel case

Feb 01, 2016 - 2:06 PM

UPDATED Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is unfazed saying the Binay family cannot stop him

FOCUS ON THE ISSUE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the Binay camp's 'propaganda' can only go so far. Rappler photo

Binay takes communion from Pope's envoy at IEC

Jan 24, 2016 - 7:23 PM

This comes as the local church said the International Eucharistic Congress will not become a platform for politics

PILGRIM, POLITICIAN. Vice President Jejomar Binay goes down the stage after receiving communion from the Pope's representative, Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, during the International Eucharistic Congress opening Mass in Cebu City on January 24, 2015. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Binay to APO frat brothers: Help uplift Filipinos' lives

Jan 17, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay makes a pitch to his fraternity brothers based in the United Arab Emirates

The question is not whether Binay is bad but whether he will be badder

Jan 03, 2016 - 5:44 PM

Rañeses: Binay is deeply entangled in networks of potentially destabilizing and ungovernable preferences and interests

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Dec 23, 2015 - 8:44 PM

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COA: Office of VP Binay has P102M unliquidated fund transfers

Dec 18, 2015 - 9:50 AM

UPDATED State auditors reveal that the office of Vice President Jejomar Binay has not liquidated its fund transfers to government agencies and the Makati government in 2012 and 2013

'NO EVIDENCE.' Vice President Jejomar Binay belittles all the accusations raised against him in a Senate inquiry into the allegedly overpriced Makati 'parking building.' Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Escudero: It's not logical to support VP Binay again

Dec 01, 2015 - 8:37 AM

Escudero says he can t back Binay the way he did back in 2010 since the VP has kept mum on corruption allegations

NOT 2010 ELECTIONS. Senator Francis Escudero says he can't support Vice President Jejomar Binay when the latter hasn't answered the corruption allegations he is facing. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

VP Binay wants more senior citizens included in 4Ps

Nov 21, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Vice President Binay says he wants to include senior citizens aged 60 to 64 in the Conditional Cash Transfer program which currently covers only those 65 years old and above

ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAM. The Aquino administration turned 4Ps, which began during the previous administration, into its flagship poverty alleviation program. Rappler file photo

Bin-Go and the electoral game of chance

Oct 12, 2015 - 8:43 PM

The Bin Go tandem believes the team can surmount the allegations that turn off voters despite the two politicians competence and experience

Who is running for president, vice president | 2016 Elections

Oct 12, 2015 - 10:52 AM

5th UPDATE The official list of candidates for President and Vice President in the May 9 2016 national elections

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Oct 12, 2015 - 8:56 AM

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Binay launches UNA in Mindanao

Oct 06, 2015 - 12:29 AM

Misamis Oriental is a Binay bailiwick where more than 800 000 voters are currently registered as of July 2015

Binay vows int'l airport in CDO, solution to Mindanao power woes

Oct 04, 2015 - 12:40 PM

The Vice President speaks in front of a crowd of 7 000 during the regional launch of the United Nationalist Alliance in Mindanao

'UNA.' Vice President Jejomar Binay gestures the sign of his party, the United Nationalist Alliance, during its regional launch in Misamis Oriental. Photo by 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

#BinayBwisitsUPLB: Students take to Twitter to criticize Binay

Sep 16, 2015 - 2:15 AM

UP Los Baños students roast VP Binay online after school visit

Binay files libel complaints vs Trillanes, Mercado

Sep 10, 2015 - 5:43 PM

Unscrupulous individuals have conspired to politically assassinate me by blatantly and publicly maligning my good name and reputation says the VP

NEW SUIT. Vice President Jejomar Binay (left) files libel cases against former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado (middle) and Senator Antonio Trillanes IV (right). File photos by Rappler

Binay to businessmen: We'll be partners for the country's good

Sep 03, 2015 - 9:12 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay reveals what he will continue or change among the Aquino administration s business and economic policies if elected in 2016

A CHANGE? Vice President Jejomar Binay promises the Wallace Business Forum that if elected, his administration will be different that of incumbent President Benigno Aquino III. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binay calls Ombudsman probe on DAP offenses a ‘drama’

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:56 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says the Ombudsman can only go as far as conducting a fact finding probe but cannot sue the President

JUST FOR SHOW? Vice President Jejomar Binay (left) claims that Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales' investigation on the Disbursement Acceleration Fund is just for show. File photos for Rappler

Critic files new plunder complaint vs VP Binay, Junjun Binay

Sep 02, 2015 - 10:28 AM

Lawyer Renato Bondal accuses the respondents of pocketting P500 million from the University of Makati College of Nursing

NEW COMPLAINT. Lawyer Renato Bondal files a new plunder complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay (left) and his son, Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (right). File photos by Rappler

Critic files malversation complaint vs Binay siblings

Sep 01, 2015 - 5:21 PM

UPDATED Renato Bondal revives allegation he made months ago that Makati congresswoman Abby Binay and Mayor Junjun Binay released funds to fake NGOs

THE ACCUSED. New allegations are thrown against suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (left) and Makati Representative Abby Binay (right). File photos by Rappler

Peña camp: Accusations vs Makati city hall official a ‘squid tactic’

Aug 28, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña s spokesperson Gilbert Delos Reyes defends Arthur Cruto who allegedly has P2 million worth of unliquidated cash advances

IN DEFENSE. The camp of Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña (right) says the allegations of the Binay camp against Makati Action Center officer-in-charge Arthur Cruto (right) is a 'vindictive move.' File photos by Rappler

Binay camp: Makati official has P2M in unliquidated cash advances

Aug 27, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña says his administration will be looking into the claims made by the Vice President s camp

DEMAND. Vice President Jejomar Binay's spokesperson Joey Salgado (middle) asks acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña (left) to demand Makati Action Center officer-in-charge Arthur Cruto (right) liquidate his outstanding cash advances. File photos from Rappler

Makati auditing 19 more barangays for 'ghost' senior citizens

Aug 25, 2015 - 8:37 PM

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña says the initial findings of the task force he authorized to audit the program are disturbing

FOR THE SENIORS. The Makati city government continues its audit of the city's Blu Card program for the elderly.

Makati names Goldilocks as supplier of birthday cakes

Aug 25, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Goldilocks is set to produce more than 31 000 birthday cakes for Makati senior citizens

'YOU'RE THE ONE, GOLDILOCKS.' Makati senior citizens celebrating their birthdays until the end of the year will now be receiving birthday cakes like this one from the city government. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Houseboy, drivers as consultants? Senate should 'investigate Trillanes'

Aug 24, 2015 - 6:15 PM

Senator Trillanes says the people identified by state auditors and named in a newspaper report are legitimate consultants who help in intelligence gathering

PUBLIC FUNDS FOR PERSONAL DEBTS? Lawyer Rico Quicho from the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay thinks the Senate should conduct an ethics investigation on Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Photos by Rappler

Ex-Makati official says Senate probe testimony 'flawed'

Aug 21, 2015 - 7:04 PM

Ryan Barcelo former OIC and current assistant department head of the Makati Social Welfare Program defends the city s BLU card program for senior citizens

THE TRUTH? Makati Action Center head Arthur Cruto took his oath before testifying during a Senate hearing on August 20. A former city government official, however, questions his claims. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler  Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Victor Limlingan: I don’t know where my brother is

Aug 20, 2015 - 10:00 PM

Senator Koko Pimentel calls for a national manhunt for Gerry Limlingan financial adviser and alleged dummy of Vice President Jejomar Binay

NO CALL. Victor Limlingan says he does not know where Gerry is because his brother has not reached him. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler  Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Makati losing P367M a year from ‘ghost' beneficiaries – official

Aug 20, 2015 - 6:00 PM

UPDATED Makati Action Center head Arthur Cruto tells the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee that some of Makati s elderly allegedly continue to receive their benefits two years after their death

UNDER OATH. Arthur Cruto takes oath at the Senate hearing. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler  Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Binay camp to Trillanes: Explain ‘overpriced’ consultants

Aug 19, 2015 - 8:32 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV admits his brother is one of his hired consultants but denies giving his sibling an unusually high salary

WORD WAR. Lawyer Rico Quicho, spokesperson of Vice President Jejomar Binay, hits Senator Antonio Trillanes IV over his "overpriced" consultants. File photos by Rappler

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Aug 14, 2015 - 5:35 PM

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Goldilocks lone bidder to supply Makati’s birthday cakes

Aug 10, 2015 - 8:49 PM

Goldilocks proposes a total contract price of P8 67 million lower than what the city government has approved to spend on free birthday cakes for senior citizens

LONE BIDDER. Makati Bids and Awards Committee chairperson Danilo Villas opens the bidding documents submitted by lone bidder Goldilocks Bakeshop, Incorporated. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Makati gov’t to hold bidding for cake-giving program supplier

Aug 09, 2015 - 4:00 PM

The approved budget for the contract is at P9 356 100

IN GRATITUDE. Senior citizens from some barangays in Makati gave acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña a birthday cake on his 46th birthday on August 5. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Binay SONA fact check: Total budgets of SUCs increase under Aquino

Aug 06, 2015 - 7:01 PM

However a check on the budgets of the 4 schools that Vice President Binay mentioned in his speech shows he got it right about decreases on certain years

Binay uses SAF 44 to hit Aquino

Aug 03, 2015 - 11:00 PM

The highlight of the Vice President s True State of the Nation Address was his roll call of the names of the slain SAF 44 a swipe at President Aquino s silence on the commandos in his SONA last week

Binay on MRT woes: DOTC, Aquino allies to blame

Aug 03, 2015 - 9:20 PM

In his True State of the Nation Address the Vice President says the current and former transportation secretaries are liable for the glitch ridden MRT3

OVERCAPACITY. Vice President Jejomar Binay hits the administration for failing to improve services for suffering riders of the MRT3. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler Mark Saludes Mark Saludes

FULL TEXT: ‘Yumaman ang iilan, mahirap pa rin ang bayan’

Aug 03, 2015 - 6:44 PM

Read the full text of Vice President Jejomar Binay s True State of Nation Address delivered at the Cavite State University on August 3

'True SONA.' Vice President Jejomar delivers his counter-State of the Nation Address at the Cavite State University on August 3, 2015. Serving as backdrop is a mural honoring the SAF 44, whom President Aquino excluded in his SONA. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler Joel Liporada

Aquino ally on Nancy Binay: 'No experience but baking cakes'

Aug 03, 2015 - 6:10 PM

Liberal Party stalwart Edgar Erice slams political dynasties a week after the President pushed for an anti dynasty law

NO EXPERIENCE? Liberal Party stalwart Edgar Erice hits Senator Nancy Binay's supposed lack of experience. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

SC justice: Next president can't concede PH seas

Jul 30, 2015 - 8:00 PM

A veteran China analyst believes the West Philippine Sea South China Sea dispute is poised to become an election issue in 2016

LEGAL LUMINARY. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio (2nd from right) joins the powerhouse Philippine team in The Hague from July 7 to 13. Photo courtesy of the Permanent Court of Arbitration

Who refused ATM payroll in Makati? Not the Binays

Jul 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Regular city hall employees receive their salaries through ATMs Casual and contractual workers prefer cash so they can get their pays down to the last centavo

AUTOMATED PAYROLL. Makati City Hall records show that the automation process for the payroll system has been underway for years. Photo from Wikipedia

Palace: 'Obvious motive' in VP rant vs Ombudsman over Mamasapano

Jul 25, 2015 - 11:13 PM

Malacañang says Vice President Jejomar Binay s criticism against the Ombudsman s findings on the bloody January 25 clash is expected

QUESTIONABLE? Vice President Jejomar Binay said on July 24 that the Ombudsman's decision only raises more questions on the Mamasapano incident. Graphics by Ernest Fiestan