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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

Binay’s last days as VP

Jun 29, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Here s a wrap of outgoing Vice President Jejomar Binay s activities in his last 7 days in office

FAREWELL. Vice President Jejomar Binay bids the vice presidency goodbye on June 30. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

What’s next for VP Binay?

Jun 29, 2016 - 4:36 PM

The outgoing Vice President and his daughter Senator Nancy Binay share what he plans to pursue after he steps down on June 30

Binay cries in last boodle fight with security detail

Jun 29, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Outgoing Vice President Jejomar Binay bids farewell to the men and women who kept the Binay family safe in the past 6 years

GOODBYE LUNCH. Outgoing Vice President Jejomar Binay delivers a speech in front of his security detail on June 28. Photo from the Office of Senator Nancy Binay

Binay prays OVP staff will continue helping the poor

Jun 24, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Lord we are grateful for the guidance throughout the years as we strived to serve the Filipino people ” outgoing Vice President Jejomar Binay says in a prayer he wrote for his staff members

Vice President Jejomar Binay attends a Thanksgiving Mass with his wife Dra Elenita, their friends, and the staff of the Office of the Vice President. Photo from Binay's Facebook page

Binay's last days as VP: Courtesy calls, a Balesin trip, and a ToyCon

Jun 23, 2016 - 9:24 PM

What keeps Jejomar Binay busy in his last week as vice president?

Vice President Jejomar Binay accommodates a courtesy call with former Finance Secretary Gary Teves (3rd from left) and his staff on June 21. Photo from Cesar Bitong

With or without Cabinet post, I'll fulfill duty as VP – Robredo

May 31, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Preparations for Vice President elect Leni Robredo s coming term are underway – with or without a Cabinet post

VP ELECT. Leni Robredo is proclaimed the country's next vice president. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

The Bandit King

Mar 31, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Lord of the city thief in the night the barefaced bandit who ll take what he can get and pawn what he can’t Watch your back check your pockets – and wash your hands after he leaves

Binay evades questions on Poe's SC decision

Mar 09, 2016 - 7:26 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay focuses on campaign as rival Grace Poe is allowed to run for president by the Supreme Court

Friends and foes to propel Binay's victory in Central Luzon?

Mar 07, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Will Jejomar Binay win the Kapampangan vote?

The Imagined President

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:15 AM

Rappler s presidential profile series maps the narratives presented by both candidates and critics in the campaign for 2016

Cinderella Man

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

His name is a benediction Jesus and Joseph and Mary rolling off the tongue He is Jojo to his friends He is Binay to the press He is the defender of the downtrodden and the persecuted hero of the common man Jojo Binay is family and family looks out for family ”

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

Meet the women who spoke for Binay

Jul 04, 2015 - 8:30 AM

While allegations of corruption abound against the Vice President what those who received medical assistance from him see is his pagmamalasakit a genuine concern for the others

'UNA SI JOJO BINAY!' Many of Binay's supporters came to the official launch of UNA on July 1. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Netizens express doubts on Binay, UNA

Jul 02, 2015 - 9:19 AM

They want an open minded transparent and incorruptible leader for 2016

Graphics by Ernest Fiestan

PNP: Charges to be filed vs Binay, security over June 29 scuffle

Jul 01, 2015 - 5:08 PM

Both camps claim they exercised ‘maximum tolerance’ the night of June 29

BINAY VS PNP. The PNP says Vice President Jejomar instigated an confrontation between the police and his security forces. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

VP's Coconut Palace residence a non-issue – Binay camp

Jun 27, 2015 - 7:18 PM

Vice presidential spokesman Joey Salgado responds to the petty issue raised by Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda

WORD WAR. Binay's spokesperson Joey Salgado said Aquino should just focus on answering questions about his administration's failures. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

#AnimatED: Jojo Binay’s unexplained wealth

May 25, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Binay wants our vote in 2016; we expect him to give us straight and factual answers nothing less

AMLC: Binay et al moved large sums of US dollars

May 14, 2015 - 1:15 AM

UPDATED Considerable amounts of US dollars were transferred from the Philippines to Canada during the years that two controversial buildings were being constructed in Makati City says the Court of Appeals resolution

QUESTIONABLE TRANSACTIONS? Five of Vice President Jejomar Binay's accounts are slapped a freeze order by the Court of Appeals, citing an Anti-Money Laundering Council report. Rappler file photo

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

Binay whistleblower leaves for US

Nov 21, 2014 - 12:32 PM

UPDATED Former Makati vice mayor Ernesto Mercado says he will come back to fulfill his ‘obligation’

VLOG: Binay celebrates 72nd bday, unfazed by corruption scandals

Nov 11, 2014 - 10:00 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay faces the biggest corruption scandal to hit him to date But on his 72nd birthday he seemed unfazed by exposé after exposé

Cayetano: Binay's former firm pays for 'Hacienda Binay' electric bills

Nov 06, 2014 - 4:01 PM

But Antonio Tiu says the electric bills don t prove anything

UNCOOPERATIVE? Businessman Antonio Tiu, allegedly the dummy of Vice President Jejomar Binay, says his businesses are suffering because he refuses to ‘cooperate’ with senators probing allegations of corruption against Binay. Photo by Ben Nabong/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 skips Senate Blue Ribbon hearing

Nov 06, 2014 - 10:27 AM

The Vice President shuns the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee invitation to address the corruption allegations against him and opts to go to Cebu instead

NO SHOW. Vice President Jejomar Binay's empty chair at the Senate probe on November 6, 2014. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Binay: 'I will continue to be a team player'

Nov 03, 2014 - 2:46 PM

The Vice President issues a short statement of support hours after President Aquino hit him for being critical of the administration

Trillanes: Antonio Tiu 'part of Binay cover-up'

Oct 30, 2014 - 4:01 PM

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano tries to make Antonio Tiu say that Laureano Gregorio is a Binay dummy

MAKATI PROBE. Businessman Antonio Tiu responds to questions at the Senate probe on the alleged overpriced Makati building on October 30, 2014. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Grace Poe for 2016? 'No plans at all,' she says

Oct 28, 2014 - 5:32 PM

Is she or isn t she? Senator Grace Poe s privilege speech on October 27 fuels political chatter about her presidential ambitions

PERILS OF HUNGER. Senator Grace Poe delivers a privilege speech on the need for a comprehensive action against hunger. Photo from Grace Poe's official Facebook page

Binay: Makamasa kuno

Oct 27, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Sa mga salita ni Binay lumilikha siya ng hidwaan sa pagitan ng mahirap at mayaman Tila inuudyukan niya ang masa na makipaglaban Nguni t sino ang lalabanan?

IN PHOTOS: The 'hacienda' that Antonio Tiu says he owns

Oct 23, 2014 - 8:34 PM

Antonio Tiu opens Hacienda Binay to Senator Trillanes and members of the media He insists it s his hacienda not Binay s

Trillanes, media allowed to enter 'Hacienda Binay'

Oct 23, 2014 - 2:02 PM

Businessman Antonio Tiu earlier said he would open the controversial Batangas farm to members of a Senate subcommittee

The anatomy of corruption, Part 1

Oct 23, 2014 - 8:42 AM

Before the 2010 presidential election corruption was not an important issue to the masses

PHOTOS: Binay and wife tour guests in 'Hacienda Binay'

Oct 22, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano shows photos of Vice President Jejomar Binay and his wife with guests at the 350 hectare farm in Batangas

Farm 'owner' a huge Binay campaign donor

Oct 22, 2014 - 11:37 AM

Businessman Antonio Tiu faces the Senate to say he owns the 350 hectare farm in Batangas that critics say actually belong to the Binays

Binay camp: Senate a 'kangaroo court,' futile to attend probe

Oct 20, 2014 - 9:54 AM

Reacting to an SWS survey the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay insists that appearing before a Senate probe is a waste of time

'NOT US.' Malacañang denies any hand in the attacks against Vice President Jejomar Binay. File photo from OVP

The Binays and crude class analysis

Oct 13, 2014 - 10:18 AM

Vice President Binays evocation of their class origins doesn t speak well of him or his family It speaks of class betrayal

Miriam to Binay: Blanket denials not enough, face Senate probe

Oct 10, 2014 - 2:32 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago says the presumption of innocence in the case of Vice President Jejomar Binay has been eclipsed by the whistleblowers testimonies

TESTIFY OR… Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago again urges Vice President Binay to air his side of the story before the Senate, and insists ‘presumption of innoncence’ no longer applies in his case. Photo by Rappler

'Toxic’ political atmosphere pulled down VP ratings

Oct 07, 2014 - 2:51 PM

The Vice President’s spokesperson cites another survey which shows that Vice President Binay would win by a landslide against two leading ‘contenders’ if elections were held today

'TOXIC ATMOSPHERE.' Vice President Jejomar Binay and Sarangani Representative Emmanuel Pacquiao engage residents of General Santos on Monday, October 6, 2014. File phot from the OVP

Senate invites AMLC to next hearing on Makati building

Oct 02, 2014 - 7:26 PM

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano receives information on supposed heavy bank withdrawals by people linked to alleged corruption in Makati

COA: Red flags, undue haste in Makati building

Oct 02, 2014 - 12:24 PM

UPDATED A COA official reads the report verbatim after senators assure him that he will not face legal questions for revealing the report to the Senate Blue Ribbon sub committee

Binay turns UNA into political party for 2016

Sep 24, 2014 - 1:27 PM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay mobilizes for 2016 amid a corruption scandal hounding him and his family

UNA IN 2016. Vice President Jejomar Binay gathers his allies on Sept 24, 2014. Photo by Albert Victoria/Rappler

One step ahead: VP Binay lays out 2016 campaign message

Sep 20, 2014 - 11:10 AM

Vice President Binay stands by the campaign message that made him win in 2010 the same message that his critics are trying to destroy

Binay's new party and chaleco politics

Mar 16, 2014 - 11:30 AM

Vice President Binay opted for the easier and pragmatic way to build his political machinery

Binay: Umali not only one ‘influencing’ Lee case

Mar 10, 2014 - 1:58 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay also says the Philippine National Police should explain a document stating it was in the process of delisting Delfin Lee from the list of wanted persons

POWERFUL BACKERS. Jailed businessman Delfin Lee has powerful backers, says Vice President Jejomar Binay. Photo courtesy of PNP-PIO

VP MVP? Binay considering him in 2016

Mar 03, 2014 - 8:20 PM

The Vice President however clarifies he has not had formal talks with the businessman

FEELERS? Vice President Jejomar Binay admits he's considering businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan as his running mate in 2016. Photo by AFP

‘Are you black or white?’

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:57 AM

PNoy and VP Binay are in an awkward minuet each one careful not to step on the other’s toes

Peping: No bad blood with PNoy

May 25, 2012 - 1:56 PM

President Benigno Aquino III s uncle Jose Peping Cojuangco says his problem is with Liberal party candidates

Palace mum on Binay letter

Apr 25, 2012 - 2:48 PM

Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said he cannot comment on Vice President Jejomar Binay s letter to President Aquino in connection with the plea bargain deal between the Ombudsman and former military comptroller Carlos Garcia

PNoy tours VP's Coco Palace for the 1st time

Apr 19, 2012 - 3:20 PM

Binay is the first VP to occupy the Coconut Palace

FIRST TIME: President Aquino visits the Coconut Palace