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Ex-chairman defends Comelec from former commissioner’s criticisms

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chief Sixto Brillantes on Friday scored a former commissioner over his “continuing public statements” criticizing the poll body’s preparations for the May 9 elections. In a statement posted on Twitter, Brillantes, who...
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NBI nabs 2nd Comelec website hacker

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested the second suspected hacker of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) website. The suspect was identified as 23-year-old Jonel de Asis and was arrested in his Muntinlupa City home Thursday […]
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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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Bongbong takes solo lead in latest SWS survey; Chiz, Leni tied at 2nd

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos has taken the sole lead in the Social Weather Station’s (SWS) latest voters’ preference survey for vice president. Marcos got 26 percent in the latest survey conducted from March 30 to April 2. […]
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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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Escudero brushes off comments on his ‘robotic’ tone

SAN PEDRO, Laguna, Apr 11 (Mabuhay) – Vice presidential bet Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Monday laughed off criticisms that he has been getting from netizens that he was “robotic” or had a “monotonous” manner of speaking. “Mula’t mula ng pumasok […]
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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...