By Jun Malig
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 […]
By Marlon Ramos
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.
By Christine O. Avendaño
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.
By Carmel Loise Matus
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 […]
By Carmela Reyes-Estrope
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.