Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay (right) faces his supporters at the Makati city hall grounds on Monday after being cited for contempt by the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee for snubbing its hearings. Binay said he is willing to face the arrest. Photo: ABS-CBN News
Members of the Philippine National Police carry the body of one of the members of the Special Action Force slain in fighting Mamasapano town, Maguindanao on Monday. More than 30 have been reported killed from the government side following a clash with Muslim rebels.
Senate chairman of the Blue Ribbon Committee Senator Teofisto Guingona III (center) holds the decision Monday citing Makati Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay and five other people of contempt for snubbing the committee's hearings. Listening are committee members Senators Antonio Trillanes (left) Aquiliino Pimentel III.
Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com
Miss Colombia Paulina Vega (center) beams as she is crowned by last year's Miss Universe, Venezuela's Gabriela Isler at the 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant in Miami Florida on Sunday (Monday in Manila. The Philippines' MJ Lastimosa failed to land in the last five after making it to the top ten.
Photo by Andrew Innerarity, Reuters
Muslims rally outside the Senate in Pasay City on Monday for the immediate passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Senator Bongbong Marcos, chair of the Senate Committee on Local Government, ordered the temporary suspension of hearings related to the law following the clash in Maguindanao.
MANILA – Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin ''Junjun'' Binay still has no plans of facing the Senate, even as the upper chamber has already ordered his arrest for his continued snubbing of a Blue Ribbon subcommittee probe.
A swath of the U.S. East Coast from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine was bracing for a potentially historic blizzard on Monday that is expected to dump as much as 3 feet (90 cm) of snow and snarl transportation for tens of millions of people.