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No basis to impeach SC justices over pork, lawmaker’s disqualification – lawyer

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Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The threat to impeach certain Supreme Court justices over two recent controversial actions they took would not likely prosper for lack of legal or constitutional basis, lawyer Romulo Macalintal said on Sunday.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Vilma Santos-Recto: We filed poll expenses

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Batangas Governor Vilma Santos. FILE PHOTO

Batangas Governor Vilma Santos said Thursday that she filed her poll expenses before the Commission on Elections.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poll tribunal rules Aga Muhlach protest ‘sufficient in form and substance’

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Aga Muhlach. FILE PHOTO

The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) has authorized the collection of ballots involved in the election protest filed by actor Aga Muhlach against Felix William “Wimpy” Fuentebella who defeated him for a congressional seat the fourth district of Camarines Norte.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Teachers in autonomous region demand P5,000 in poll duty pay

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Teachers, particularly those assigned to volatile and fraud-prone areas in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) are demanding higher pay for election duty.

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

LP ticket in Pangasinan says NPC using lies, dirty tricks

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Liberal Party (LP) members in Pangasinan condemned what they said is the disinformation campaign being waged by supporters of Nationalist People’s Coalition re-electionist Gov. Amado Espino Jr., saying this was a “desperate measure meant to arrest the dwindling public support for his re-election bid.”

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

With numbers in its favor, opposition calls Quezon bailiwick

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By sheer number, Quezon remains to be the bailiwick of the political opposition. According to records at the Commission on Elections (Comelec), at least 21 re-electionist mayors belong to the opposition National Unity Party (NUP) and one each from the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) and United Nationalist Alliance (UNA).

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Heart of Magsaysay

Maria Milagros B. Magsaysay, sister of Team PNoy senatorial candidate Ramon “Jun” Magsaysay, tells Philippine Daily Inquirer editors that nobody can be exactly like their father, the late president Ramon Magsaysay, but her brother has the heart for the people and he works for the people.

Posted: April 3rd, 2013 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Comelec scraps metal padlocks

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Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr.: ‘Tampo’. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is shifting from the use of metal padlocks to cheaper plastic seals to secure ballot boxes.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Senate passes early voting bill for media

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Senator Manuel Villar: From senator to businessman. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate approved on third and final reading a bill that will allow members of the media to vote earlier than other voters in the May 2013 elections.

Posted: November 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gwen to run in Vice President Binay’s party?

WILL Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia run as senator under the Vice President Jejomar Binay’s party in the coming national elections? This seems to be the question that Garcia is considering after she learned that Vice President Binay is considering the governor as a possible candidate in the PDP-Laban’s (Partido Demokratiko Pilipino- Lakas ng Bayan) senatorial [...]

Posted: April 25th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

ARMM OICs short list coming soon

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By next month, President Benigno Aquino III should have some people in mind to serve as officers in charge (OICs) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for two years or until the May 2013 elections. This after Mr. Aquino signed an executive order creating the body that would screen candidates for the elective [...]

Posted: August 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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