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Comelec excludes 13 new applicants from list

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Thirteen new applicants who were “mistakenly” included in the poll body’s first ever raffle for party-list slots were formally excluded in the list Monday.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PPCRV, Namfrel coordination ‘crucial’ in ensuring clean polls—Comelec

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While trying to patch up their differences, the two citizen arms’ assigned by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the upcoming elections will work together to ensure fair and clean polls.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aga Muhlach may be disqualified from joining 2013 polls—Brillantes

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Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. on Friday said that actor Aga Muhlach may be disqualified from running for Congress in the 2013 polls if the court ruling ordering his exclusion from the voters’ list of San Jose, Camarines Sur becomes final.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bro. Eddie Villanueva replaces Virgines in senatorial race

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Jesus is Lord group leader Bro. Eddie Villanueva will be running as the 33rd senatorial candidate in next year’s midterm polls, replacing his Bangon Pilipinas party-mate Israel Virgines.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec files case for temporary use of PCOS warehouse in Laguna

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said that the poll body had filed a complaint calling for an “expropriation” or temporary use of the warehouse in a town in Laguna where the machines for next year’s elections were stored.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec’s tightened poll spending rules for 2013 an ‘experiment’ for 2016 elections

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said that with its plight to tighten rules on campaign finance and spending for the 2013 elections, it hoped that the move would compel rival political parties and candidates to monitor each other’s poll spending and exercise “self-regulation.”

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DFA cancels Christmas party in deference to ‘Pablo’ victims

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has also joined other government agencies in cancelling its traditional Christmas parties to show their support and sympathy for the victims of typhoon “Pablo,” the worst storm to hit the country this year.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Raffle for party-list slots in 2013 ballots moved to Jan. 4

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has re-set its scheduled raffle for the placement of party-list groups in the May 2013 elections ballots to January 4.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Housing agencies offer moratoriums for ‘Pablo’ victims

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Two housing agencies on Monday announced that their borrowers who were victims of the devastation caused by Typhoon “Pablo” may defer payments for their housing loans.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sanlakas, 3 other partylist groups get Comelec nod for 2013 polls

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) allowed four more partylist groups to run in the 2013 elections and barred four others, Chairman Sixto Brillantes said Friday.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More groups approved, axed by Comelec for 2013 polls

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday announced that it had approved four more groups for the 2013 party-list elections.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

5 more partylists axed

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday announced that it has barred five more groups from running in the 2013 partylist race.

Posted: December 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay to fly to Davao, Compostela Valley to aid ‘Pablo’ victims

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Vice President Jejomar Binay will fly to Davao and Compostela Valley on Thursday to aid victims of Typhoon “Pablo” (international name Bopha).

Posted: December 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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