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Comelec cannot disqualify aspirants in Barangay, SK polls for supposed link to illegal drug ops

MANILA, Aug. 10 (PNA) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) cannot disqualify aspirants in the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls for their supposed link to illegal drug operations. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista said Tuesday such accusations are not […]
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Leni: Bongbong poll protest not my top priority

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The election protest filed by former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is not the top priority of Vice President Leni Robredo at the moment. Robredo, who won against Marcos by a slim margin, said she is busy […]
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Bongbong Marcos asks SC to order protection of poll documents

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to issue an order ensuring the safety and integrity of the ballots, documents and equipment related to his poll protest against Vice President Leni […]
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Mark Villar’s wife appointed ‘caretaker’ rep of Las Piñas

MANILA, Aug 2 (Mabuhay) – The wife of Public Works Secretary Mark Villar is set to take on a new role as the “caretaker” representative of Las Piñas City following her husband’s resignation from the House of Representatives. In a […]
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Duterte’s party asks SC to revoke SOCE deadline extension

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte’s political party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), filed on Thursday with the Supreme Court (SC) a petition that seeks to nullify and revoke the extension of deadline for the filing of Statement of...
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Bautista says he’s not resigning

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA  (PNA) – Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Juan Andres Bautista has no intention of quitting his position, shrugging off claims of all six poll commissioners of a “failure of leadership.” He noted that there are […]
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Comelec can run village polls sans 3 commissioners — Bautista

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chief Andres Bautista said Tuesday that the poll body can successfully run the barangay elections even without the help of its three top commissioners. This, after Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said that she […]
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Incoming Aggie Sec. Pinol shows glimpse of future productivity

After the smoke has cleared up on the May 9 general elections in the Philippines, an air of hope has pervaded the political arena with more than 30 percent of the more 45 million qualified voters breathing an air of […]
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Roxas finally files SOCE

MANILA, June 22 (Mabuhay) – Defeated presidential candidate Manuel “Mar” Roxas II finally submitted his statement of contributions and expenditures (Soce) on Wednesday–exactly on the last day of the extended deadline after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) granted his...
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Commissioner quits as head of Comelec campaign finance office

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) senior Commissioner Christian Robert Lim has formally stepped down as head of the poll body’s campaign finance office. In a letter filed Monday afternoon, Lim tendered his “irrevocable”...