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Detained Bong Revilla wants ‘escorted voting’ in Cavite

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. has asked the Sandiganbayan First Division to allow him to leave his detention on May 9 and allow him to cast his vote in Bacoor, Cavite. In a four-page motion dated April […]
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Over 200,000 voters to cast votes inside malls

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA  (PNA) – The mall voting project in 101 barangays all over the country for the May 9 national and local polls will push through, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said. According to Comelec Chairman Juan […]
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Candidates no longer allowed to campaign abroad

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA  (PNA) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that national candidates are no longer allowed to campaign since the overseas absentee voting (OAV) has already started, With this, Comelec – Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV) […]
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Comelec to impose smoking ban in all voting precincts on Election Day

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Cigarette smoking will be prohibited in all voting precincts during the May 9 polls, the Comelec said Saturday. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista had granted the request from Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Alicia dela Rosa-Bala to make […]
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PHL Embassy tests vote counting machines

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The final testing and sealing (FTS) of COMELEC vote counting machines (VCMs) for the 2016 Philippine National Elections was held at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on Wednesday, 06 April 2016. Consul Katrina Borja-Martin led the […]
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‘Daang Matuwid’ as Mar and Leni’s nicknames on ballots questioned

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A former Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner said the inclusion of the term “Daang Matuwid” in the names of Liberal Party (LP) bets Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo on the official ballot for the 2016 elections violates […]
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SC rules with finality, Grace Poe can run

BAGUIO CITY, Apr 6 (Mabuhay) – With finality, Sen. Grace Poe can run for president in the May 9 elections. This, after the Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed its March 8 ruling that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) committed grave […]
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Comelec website hacked

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday downplayed an attack by hacker group Anonymous Philippines that defaced its website on Sunday night. Comelec chairman Andres Bautista said the hackers failed to access any confidential information which may...
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Grace Poe’s not of the woods yet

The Commission on Election (Comelec) is not giving up its legal tussle with the Supreme Court to disqualify Senator Grace Llamanzares to run in the May 9presidential elections. For many, like myself, consider the Supreme Court’s decision as a complete disregard […]
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PHL hackers siphon laundered money

The reported $81 million money laundering scandal has placed the country in a very bad light as far as the international banking community is concerned. As of this writing, the Philippine government has no idea how the huge amount of […]