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Weather on Election Day

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 4 a.m., 13 May 2013

Northern and southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms. Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will be partly cloudy with isolated rains and thunderstorms, mostly in the afternoon.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Mindanao businesses say no to shutdowns

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Business groups in Mindanao said it would be “business as usual” on Election Day, ignoring the government’s call to shut down their operations for a day to ensure enough power to conduct the midterm elections.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Votes for sale: From P100 to P3,500 per person

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Namfrel

How much is a Filipino’s vote worth these days? According to the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel), candidates are offering up to P3,500 for a single vote in Ilocos Norte, P3,000 in neighboring Ilocos Sur, P2,000 in Zamboanga Sibugay, and P100 in Tawi-Tawi.

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Teachers on poll duty may not be able to vote

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Teachers acting as election officers sit on ballot boxes as they wait at the treasure's office in Isabela, north of Manila on October 24, 2010. AFP FILE PHOTO

Public school teachers who will man the elections on Monday may themselves not be able to vote. A teachers’ group posed this ironic scenario to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) based on the teachers’ experience in the last automated elections in 2010.

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PNP, military beefed up for Election Day

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FILE PHOTO

The police and military have begun to augment their forces on the ground to counter election-related violence less than two weeks before the May 13 midterm elections.

Posted: May 4th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

PNP launches ‘Oplan Last Two Weeks’ ; tightens security ops for elections

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police launched Tuesday “Oplan Last Two Weeks” in a bid to signify a tightened enforcement of nationwide security operations for the upcoming midterm elections.

Posted: April 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UNA candidates hope Estrada win his ‘final battle’ as mayor of Manila

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una-makati

Opposition candidates on Thursday said that they were hopeful that deposed President Joseph Estrada will win in his “final battle” for the post of Manila City mayor.

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Serving ‘lechon, pancit’ could be vote-buying

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cartoon, february 16, 2013

The way to a man’s—or woman’s—heart may be through the stomach but candidates should be forewarned that serving the voting public food and drink on the eve of Election Day may well be construed as vote-buying.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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