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Comelec extends voter registration until October 30

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 29, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday (September 29) announced that it will extend voter registration until October 30. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said the extension was “unanimously” approved...

Senate approves bill extending voter registration for 1 month

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Senate on Monday (September 27) approved on third and final reading a bill extending voter registration by 30 days. Senate Bill No. 2408, an Act Extending the Registration...

Makabayan bloc to question martial extension before SC

admin   •   December 14, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc plan to elevate to the Supreme Court the third extension of martial law in Mindanao which Congress approved on Wednesday. The...

Progressive groups in Davao, Butuan slam martial law extension in Mindanao

admin   •   December 14, 2018

Some progressive groups in Mindanao have denounced Congress’ move to approve the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend the implementation of martial law in the region for the third...

Solicitor general defends one-year extension of Mindanao martial law

admin   •   January 18, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Solicitor General Jose Calida defended the year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao. Calida argued, there was no grave abuse of discretion on the part of Congress...

Duterte requests Congress to extend on-going martial law for one more year

admin   •   December 11, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) submitted last week a recommendation to President Rodrigo Duterte regarding the martial law in...

Duterte wants martial law in Mindanao extended until December 31, 2017

admin   •   July 18, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has formally submitted his letter of proposal to Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez asking Congress to extend martial law...

House likely to support martial law extension – Deputy Speakers

admin   •   July 18, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Deputy Speakers Gwendolyn Garcia of Cebu and Fredenil Castro of Capiz believe the Lower House will likely approve an extension if the president requests for it. Castro...

Mindanao troops to support Congress’ decision on martial law extension

admin   •   July 11, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Since President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao, the military’s 10th Infantry Division and Task Force Haribon have already conducted 3,320 checkpoint inspections and 1,922 patrols...

AFP likely to submit recommendation on martial law extension next week

admin   •   July 7, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has begun its assessment on the situation in Marawi City, This is to determine if there is a need to...

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