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Binay: Political rival behind plunder raps


Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday said the allegation that he and his son allowed the construction of an overpriced P1.56-billion parking building beside Makati City Hall had “no factual or legal leg to stand on.”

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Who’s afraid of Poe-Escudero team in 2016? Not Binay

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Who’s afraid of a Poe-Escudero or an Escudero-Poe tandem in 2016? “Let’s just see,” Vice President Jejomar Binay told reporters on Thursday, reacting to news reports of the possible candidacies and partnership of Senators Grace Poe and Francis “Chiz” Escudero in the 2016 presidential election.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Jinggoy Estrada still in as Binay running mate in 2016

Jejomar Binay with Jinggoy Estrada

Don’t count him out yet. Despite being arrested and jailed on plunder charges, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada remains on the opposition’s vice presidential list for 2016, Vice President Jejomar Binay said on Tuesday.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Nominees for SC justice shortlisted; Jardeleza out

Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Despite efforts by Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza to stop Monday’s vote on the final nominees for the last seat on the Supreme Court (SC), the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) pushed through with the voting and picked four of the 13 nominees.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sandiganbayan justice tied to Napoles faces ax

Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong: Untruthful and misleading reports. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A recommendation for the dismissal of Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong has been made to the Supreme Court after an investigation ordered by the high tribunal confirmed his close ties with Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged brains behind the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »