The Department of Interior and Local Government deferred the implementation of a preventive suspension order issued by the Office of the Ombudsman against Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay. Had the plan pushed through, it could have been the first ever miting de avance organized by a staunch oppositionist with an administration representative in attendance.
Re-electionist Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay says he’s not leaving his office despite the Ombudsman’s preventive suspension order. He will only give up his post after… forever.
Binay supporters who gathered at the Makati City hall grounds were reportedly disappointed by the DILG’s decision to defer the implementation of the suspension order. It ruined their “party mode.” (Libreng pagkain na, nawala pa!)
Congressional candidate Manny Pacquiao belied reports that he died in an ambushed. The People’s Champ explained that his security was very tight and he was not afraid. Unless it’s an ambush interview – in English.
The Commission on Elections has a new text line for the May 14 polls. The number is 2898. Using the letters in the keypad, 2898 reads BUY U! Hmmm… interesting.
Doctors at the St. Luke’s Heart Institute advised First Gentleman Mike Arroyo to avoid fights and arguments to avoid stress. The advice was contained in a letter sent to the First Gentleman – cc the President.