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. More »


US: Pemberton remains under our custody

MANILA— The United States Embassy in Manila on Wednesday maintained that the suspect in the killing of a Filipino in Olongapo City remains under US custody despite being transferred to the Armed

Laude’s German boyfriend, sister go over fence, confront Pemberton’s guards

MANILA  – Tension gripped Camp Aguinaldo Wednesday afternoon after the German boyfriend of slain transgender, Jennifer Laude, and the victim’s sister climbed over the wire gate leading to the detention facility where

Aquino denies giving special treatment to Pemberton

MANILA  – President Benigno Aquino III denied on Wednesday that the Philippine government is giving special treatment to US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton. “He is not treated with kid

Aquino willing to go to jail if necessary

MANILA  — President Benigno Aquino III said Wednesday that if necessary, he is willing to be put in jail for the decisions he made during his term. Asked about his opinion on

Santiago says VFA a ‘failure’ as PH still attached to ‘former colonizer’

MANILA— Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago called the 15-year-old Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) a “failure” because it merely served to keep the Philippines attached to its “former colonizer” the United States (US). “The VFA

Senators favor review, not scrapping of VFA

MANILA  – A majority of senators want a review of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, with the objective of amending certain provisions of the treaty, particularly on criminal

Atlas president, 20 other Fil-Ams receive Bayanihan Spirit Awards

LOS ANGELES – Joel P. Longares, president and CEO of Atlas Shippers International, was awarded the Bayanihan  Spirit Award for lifetime achievement in immigrant services, joining 20 other Filipino-Americans honored by the

UNA bares Trillanes ‘pork’ deals

MANILA — The United Nationalist Alliance on Monday exposed the “highly anomalous purchases” of multicabs by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV using his  pork barrel or Priority Development Assistance Fund from 2011 to

Aquino tightens grip on Cabinet

MANILA — With just less than two years in office, President Aquino will enforce a performance check on members of his Cabinet to ensure their commitment to the Chief Executive. To make

Solon says Aquino family harassing Luisita farmers

MANILA – A lawmaker on Tuesday assailed the decision of President Benigno Aquino III’s family to fence off the Hacienda Luisita and to refuse to distribute to farm workers 2,000 hectares of

P10M payment by Binay camp to witness in exchange for silence bared

MANILA   – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay allegedly paid a witness P10 million to prevent him from appearing before the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee investigating the controversial Makati City Hall 2 parking building, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV disclosed on Wednesday. Trillanes

Binay denies Mercado rap he acquired P15M log cabin

MANILA –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)

DAP fell short of objective–COA

MANILA –The Commission on Audit (COA) has spoken: The controversial economic stimulus program of the Aquino administration fell short of its promise of accelerating spending. Contrary to the claims of the government,

House panel rejects emergency powers

MANILA  - President Aquino will not get the kind of emergency powers he wants Congress to grant him to deal with a supposed electricity shortage in Luzon in the summer of 2015,

Binay sees Roxas hand in campaign against him

MANILA –Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday night accused Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, his potential rival in the 2016 presidential election, of having a hand in what he called was a smear

Binay sees self as ‘threat’ to probers, aspiring bets

MANILA –Vice President Jejomar Binay said on  Tuesday  that  those  investigating  him are afraid they would  be held  accountable  for  their “misdeeds and  abuse of power” should  he  get  elected  president in 

Aquino denies offering help to Binay on graft raps

MANILA —“I did not offer any help.” This was the response of President Benigno Aquino III in refuting the claim of Vice President Jejomar Binay’s camp that it was the president who