MANILA (UPDATE) - The Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee is set to recommend plunder charges against Vice-President Jejomar Binay, his son, Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, and other Makati officials over the overpricing of the Makati City Hall Building 2 and other anomalies.
Senator Sergio Osmeña III believes the House bill proposing changes to economic provisions of the Constitution has a good chance of passing at the Senate.
MANILA -- The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay is not surprised by the findings of a Senate subcommittee investigating him for various corruption issues, which reportedly recommended plunder charges against him, his son, and several others.
TOKYO/MANILA - Japan and the Philippines are set to bolster security ties when President Benigno Aquino visits Tokyo next week, the latest move by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to beef up cooperation with Southeast Asian nations facing China's growing naval ambitions.
MANILA (UPDATE) - Vietnamese and Philippine troops played soccer and sang karaoke on a South China Sea island on Wednesday in a sign of the growing security ties between the two Southeast Asian nations most at odds with Beijing over the contested waterway.