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Binay-Gate: Mayor Junjun Binay's Dasmarinas Village Scandal

Local mainstream news and social media are currently abuzz about a recorded video showing Makati Mayor Junjun Binay and his “incident” with security guards of the posh Dasmarinas Village Banyan gate weeks ago.
In that video, originally reported and uploaded by the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the mayor’s convoy appears to force its way through the closed gate despite resistance from the guards who are implementing the village’s policy of not allowing vehicles to pass through it after 10 p.m. due to security reasons.
Several netizens have dubbed the incident as the Dasmarinas Binay Gate scandal, in reference to the Watergate scandal that rocked the administration and ultimately led to the resignation of US President Richard Nixon.

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Erap did not vote for Binay as Vice President?

Media channels and blogs are currently abuzz with the latest “Erap election scandal.”
Pictures and videos of former Pres. Joseph Estrada while voting during election day are circulating showing that Erap did not vote for his running mate (and now Vice President front runner) Jejomar Binay.
Video: Erap did not vote for Jejomar Binay as VP?
The controversial scene starts at 0:55. At 1:17, Erap’s ballot was again zoomed in and one can see that the Vice President position was not filled up.

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How to deal with abusive MMDA officers

If you chanced upon some corrupt or abusive officers of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), don’t feel helpless. There is something you can do.
Here are some tips from a forwarded email entitled “What to do about abusive MMDA officers.” The email started circulating in December last year but the things mentioned here are useful even at this time.

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