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Binay denies Mercado rap he acquired P15M log cabin

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TAGAYTAY HIGHLANDS LOG CABIN  Vice President Jejomar Binay reportedly bought a Redwood-type three-bedroom unit log cabin in 1997 for P15 million at The Woodlands in Tagaytay City. Photo shows a log home in The Woodlands posted on the website of Tagaytay Highlands. Houses at The Woodlands are made of western red cedar logs.  PHOTO FROM TAGAYTAY HIGHLANDS WEBSITE

Vice President Jejomar Binay allegedly acquired a three-bedroom log cabin in the upscale Tagaytay Highlands but the property was not included in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) as it was in the name of his alleged dummy Gerry Limlingan, according to several documents furnished the Inquirer.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Scouts still owe me P22M–Mercado

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Contrary to its earlier claim, the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) still owes former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado’s construction firm, Twinleaf Group Inc., at least P22.2 million for the construction of its four-story luxury hotel on Mt. Makiling in Laguna, the Inquirer learned on Monday.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘P4B shared by Makati execs’


Binay, Jejomar Binay, Vice President Binay, Ernesto Mercado, infrastructure project, Hilmarc’s Construction Corp., Sangguninang Kabataan, Commission on Audit, bids and awards committee, technical working group, Sangguninang Kabataan, Commission on Audit, Junjun Binay, Celia Cagaanan, Makati City Hall building, Ospital ng Makati District, Elenita Binay, Charito Go, Bayani ng Bagong Ina, Edwin Nombrado, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Marjorie de Veyra, Nelson Morales, Mario Hechanova, Lorenza Amores, Pio Kenneth Dasal, Giovanni Condes, Gerardo K. San Gabriel, Ulysses Orienza, Manolito Uya

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘Binay farm 350-ha estate’

An aerial view of the 350-hectare agriculture estate in Rosario, Batangas province, that has a garden patterned after London’s Kew Gardens. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY ERNESTO MERCADO

Not nine but 350 hectares. A 350-hectare agricultural estate in Barangay Maligaya, Rosario town, Batangas province, that has a piggery, a flower orchard and a cock farm is currently owned by a corporation whose shareholders are reportedly dummies of Vice President Jejomar Binay, according to former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Naia 3 ‘bombing brains’ arrested

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Frustrated presidential candidate Ely Pamatong is arrested and bought to the NBI after he claimed that the suspects in the foiled September 1 bombing of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA-3) were only framed.Pamatong likewise presented his theory on who could be behind the frame up. 

Lawyer Ely Pamatong, who admitted ordering the retaking of the Spratlys from China but not the bombing of Manila’s international airport, was arrested as he arrived in the capital on Wednesday.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »