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Binay: Some media men were paid to destroy me

Jejomar Binay

CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines — Vice President Jejomar Binay has described the ongoing “smear campaign” against him as a well-funded media attack that included paying off journalists to churn out negative reports about him.   “The media bought the lies that my enemies had peddled. I’m sorry to say this, but what they spent in this […]

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Luy warned parts of testimony vs Estrada speculative

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Justices of the Sandiganbayan division trying detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada for plunder and graft for allegedly receiving kickbacks from his pork barrel allocations warned principal whistle-blower Benhur Luy on Monday against “speculating” on how the senator supposedly received the payoffs.

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

Binay slams DOJ for ‘hiding Mercado’

Former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado.  INQUIRER file photo.

Vice President Jejomar Binay has accused the Department of Justice (DOJ) of hiding former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado, a state witness in the impending plunder case of the government against the vice president, after the DOJ refused to disclose Mercado’s whereabouts.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay to sue those who called him thief

Vice President Jejomar Binay

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Vice President Jejomar Binay will not take name-calling against him lightly as he vows to file charges against those who branded him a “thief (magnanakaw).”   He, however, didn’t name names during a news conference on Tuesday night here that capped the first of a three-day sortie in Cebu City.   “Hindi ko […]

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay will seek presidency despite corruption scandal

Vice President Jejomar Binay. FILE PHOTO

Despite the corruption allegations arising from the Senate blue ribbon committee hearings hounding him, Vice President Jejomar Binay reaffirmed his commitment to pursue the presidency in 2016.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »