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Namfrel favors investigation of election mishaps

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 02:50 PM | No Comments
The National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) favors a congressional investigation into reported mishaps during elections. “The unfortunate thing about the multiple mishaps in the May 13 elections is...

Proclamation of senators and partylist expected early this week—Comelec

Posted on Sunday, 19 May 2019 10:53 PM | No Comments
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) expects to carry out the proclamation of senators and partylists early this week. Comelec Director Frances Arabe said during a press briefing on Saturday (May...

Verified election returns 99.98% matched transmission results—PPCRV

Posted on Saturday, 18 May 2019 02:21 AM | No Comments
The verified election returns matched the transmission results by 99.98 percent according to the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV). PPCRV Chair Myla Villanueva said there is no significant...

PPCRV targets to finish analysis of poll audit logs this weekend

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 08:44 PM | No Comments
After receiving the audit logs from the Commission on Elections (Comelec), the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) aims to finish analyzing the poll audit logs this weekend. According...

Bong Go casts vote after queueing for three hours

Posted on Monday, 13 May 2019 04:18 PM | No Comments
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Former Special Assistant to the President and now Administration senatorial bet Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Monday cast his vote for the 2019 Midterm National and...

24 individuals arrested for vote buying—PNP

Posted on Friday, 10 May 2019 09:17 PM | No Comments
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recorded 24 individuals arrested for vote buying since January 12, 2019. In a press briefing, PNP Director for Operations Major General Mao Aplasca revealed...

Meralco on general alert during elections

Posted on Wednesday, 8 May 2019 07:55 PM | No Comments
The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) in on general alert during elections on Monday (May 13) in case there will be a power outage. Despite assurance there will be no power...

Pulse Asia says 70% of Filipinos will support candidates who will push for higher tobacco taxes

Posted on Wednesday, 8 May 2019 11:38 AM | No Comments
A Pulse Asia survey conducted in March 2019 showed that 70% of Filipinos will support candidates who will push for higher tobacco taxes. The result is higher than in 2018...

More than 4,700 apprehended for gun ban violations – PNP

Posted on Friday, 26 April 2019 05:26 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) reported a total of 4,729 incidents of gun ban violations from January to April of 2019. Among those apprehended were 38 police...

OAV in several countries encounters minor setbacks

Posted on Monday, 15 April 2019 09:01 PM | No Comments
The Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) on Saturday (April 13) drew minor setbacks in several countries. In Hong Kong Two voting machines encountered technical problems during the first day of the...