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Binays face plunder case for PH’s priciest parking building at P1.56B

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Vice President Jejomar Binay (left), his son Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (right) and 23 others face plunder case over the alleged “unconscionable overpricing” in the construction of an 11-story parking building (inset) that the city government supposedly built for P1.56 billion. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Makati City has gained the distinction of having the most expensive parking building in the country if a group of Makati City residents are to be believed.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Plunder complaint filed vs Binay, Makati officials

Photo by Ryan Leagogo/INQUIRER.net

Two registered voters from Makati City on Tuesday filed a plunder complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay and other city officials over the supposed overpricing of a parking building in Makati.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

NFA exec fails to provide figures on alleged overpriced rice imports


An official of the National Food Authority (NFA) seemed unprepared during a hearing conducted Monday by the House of Representatives on the alleged overpricing of rice importations.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rice imports overprice reached P825 million — NBI, BOC


The government’s rice imports from Vietnam in 2013—which totaled 705,700 metric tons or around 14.1 million bags of 50-kilogram long grain white rice—were allegedly overpriced by as much as $18.8 million (around P825.4 million), according to National Food Authority and Bureau of Customs insiders.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Evardone on bunkhouse controversy: ‘My conscience is clear’


Eastern Samar Representative Ben Evardone on Tuesday denied allegations that he knew anything about the supposed overpriced bunkhouses being constructed in areas devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »