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Fishy

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The information we’ve been getting from the Senate hearings on the corruption in Makati and the apparent unexplained wealth of Vice President and ex-Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay is mesmerizing. So I will continue to analyze and comment on it for the duration of the hearings.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Like brothers

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Ernesto Mercado has testified to a lot of things other than what he knows about the overpricing of the Makati parking building.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Binay and the court of public opinion

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Six times in the past seven weeks, this column has been devoted to issues surrounding the Makati parking building and other possible cases of corruption against Vice President Jejomar Binay, who, as mayor, and together with his wife (three years) and son (four years and counting), has ruled Makati for the past 27 years.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Can’t the same standard be used in Makati?

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It took the Office of the Ombudsman seven years to file charges against Binay, and then another seven years to withdraw them.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The ‘harassment’ of Jojo Binay

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Last week’s column (“A premature campaign speech” is the title it was assigned) must have touched a raw nerve somewhere, judging from the number, at last count, of comments (612) and shares—21.3k on Facebook and 21.9k in the inquirer.net website. There were some lively conversations in the comments section, and some very valuable suggestions.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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