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Comelec stops Sunday registration of voters in provinces

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will no longer hold voters’ registration in the provinces during Sundays.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Villages enlisted in PWD registration

Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr.: At least 400,000 PWDs INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has called on barangay (village) officials to continue providing assistance to persons with disabilities (PWDs) who may want to register for the 2016 polls even after the National Registration Day for Voters with Disabilities ended on Sunday.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Group wants Comelec execs cited in contempt over PCOS transfer


An antigraft group with members based in Laguna province is asking the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to cite in contempt Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. and five other poll commissioners in relation to the transfer of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines to the new warehouse in Cabuyao City, Laguna.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Escudero on tandem with Poe: We have neither party nor money


While saying anything is possible, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero said both he and Senator Grace Poe have neither political group nor money to run a campaign in 2016.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Indonesia deadlock: Court may decide new president

Supporters display a banner bearing a portrait of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, left, and his running mate Hatta Rajasa during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are both claiming victory in Indonesia's presidential election based on unofficial "quick counts," raising the specter of prolonged political instability in Southeast Asia's largest economy. The writings on the banner reads "Congratulations on the victory of Prabowo-Hatta." AP/Dita Alangkara

A day after Indonesia’s presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta’s police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely. With both candidates continuing to claim victory, the next leader of the world’s third-largest democracy could be decided in court.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »