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Death toll from birthday cake fire in N. France reaches 14

Sep 02, 2016 - 9:30 AM

UPDATED It is the highest death toll in a French night spot fire since November 1970 when a blaze at a disco in the east of the country claimed the lives of 146 people

Binays' Makati receives governance awards despite corruption charges

Dec 25, 2015 - 6:10 PM

Makati s programs that became controversial in 2015 had in fact been recognized in past years by government agencies including Mar Roxas DILG

WHAT'S NEW? Same faces and the same controversies define the year that was for Makati.

Are Makati's cakes really 'overpriced'?

Oct 01, 2015 - 6:10 PM

Check the specifications and prices of cakes that two different suppliers have provided the Makati city government You decide which one is too expensive

MAKATI PERKS. Senior citizens receive a number of benefits from the Makati city government, including free cakes on their birthdays. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Duterte on Cayetano, Makati birthday cakes, tropical storm Joaquin | 12PM wRap

Sep 30, 2015 - 12:29 PM

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Still ‘overpriced’? Makati acting mayor faces graft complaint over cakes

Sep 29, 2015 - 7:16 PM

Former Makati vice mayor Bobby Brillante says the cakes approved by Kid Peña are smaller by half than the old supplies and therefore overpriced by P3M

OVERPRICING? Former Makati Vice Mayor Bobby Brillante alleges that acting Mayor Kid Peña overpriced the city's free birthday cakes for senior citizens. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Libreng sine para sa senior citizens, PWDs ng Antipolo

Aug 29, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Maaari nang manuod ng libreng sine ang mga senior citizens at persons with disabilities ng Antipolo tuwing Lunes sa SM City Masinag

LIBRENG SINE. Si Unang Ginang Andrea “Andeng” Ynares kasama ang mga konsehal, kapitan, at kawani ng Pamahalaang Lungsod, mga senior citizens at persons with disabilities (PWDs) sa ginanap na 'Launching of Free Movie for Senior Citizens and Ceremonial Distribution of the New Senior Citizens ID' nitong Agosto 17, 2015 sa SM City Masinag. Imahe galing sa Pamahalaang Lungsod ng Antipolo

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.

Balikbayan boxes, Goldilocks for Makati, SG elections | 6PM wRap

Aug 25, 2015 - 6:35 PM

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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

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

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: Makati birthday cakes bidding ‘highly questionable’

Aug 11, 2015 - 4:02 PM

2nd UPDATE Acting Makati City Mayor Kid Peña says there is no proof supporting the Binay camp s allegations against him

RIGGED BIDDING? The camp of suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay questions the bidding conference of the Makati birthday cakes that occurred as Kid Peña sits as acting mayor of the city. File photos by Rappler

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

Senate critics fear prosecution under my presidency – Binay

Oct 21, 2014 - 4:01 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay also accuses the senators conducting the probe into the alleged overpriced Makati building of violating his civil rights

ENDORSEMENT: Vice President Jejomar Binay corners the endorsement of two NPC stalwarts