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Putin has no plans to congratulate Zelenskiy on inauguration – Kremlin

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 08:42 PM | No Comments
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, asked if Vladimir Putin will congratulate incoming Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his inauguration, said the Russian president had no such plans. He said on Monday...

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy says dissolving parliament

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 08:40 PM | No Comments
Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday (May 20) and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats...

NYC’s Cardema deemed resigned from post —Malacañang

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 07:01 PM | No Comments
Malacañang announced that National Youth Commission (NYC) chairperson Ronald Cardema is now considered to have abandoned his position when he filed a petition for substitution before the Commission on Elections...

Comelec hopes to proclaim winning Senators, party-list groups on Tuesday

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 03:27 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Winning senatorial bets and party-list organizations in the 2019 midterm elections may likely be proclaimed on Tuesday (May 21), the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Monday....

Names that stand out in House speakership race of the 18th Congress

Posted on Sunday, 19 May 2019 10:50 PM | No Comments
The names of Lord Allan Velasco, Martin Romualdez, Alan Peter Cayetano and Pantaleon Alvarez have been floating to be the next leader in the House of Representatives (HOR). Both Romualdez...

Knowledge and skills newbie lawmakers must acquire

Posted on Sunday, 19 May 2019 01:37 PM | No Comments
One of the hottest issues after the May 2019 polls is the entry of neophyte senators in the world of politics. Among them are Retired PNP chief Ronald “Bato” dela...

Comelec hopes to proclaim winning senators, party-list groups next week

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 08:30 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is hoping to complete the canvassing of votes on Saturday (May 18) for the immediate scheduling of the proclamation of winning senators...

Opposition supporters question Comelec over alleged anomalies

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 05:11 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Supporters of the opposition group on Friday questioned the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on alleged anomalies in the May 13 midterm elections. Members of Tindig Pilipinas and...

PPCRV: Analysis results on transparency server audit logs out next week

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 01:58 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) is looking to release next week the results of its analysis on the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) transparency server...

Malacañang expects Go, Bato, Tolentino to be independent as senators

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 08:26 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday (May 16) said it expects incoming senators, particularly those who are close allies of President Rodrigo Duterte, to be independent when it comes to...