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Comelec urged to rule on LPGMA partylist disqualification case

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

Exclude the LPG Marketers Association (LPGMA) from the Commission on Elections’ list of accredited partylist organizations.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Napoles daughter withdraws as nominee of party-list group


Jo Christine Napoles, daughter of Janet Lim-Napoles, the woman tagged as the brains behind the alleged P10 billion pork barrel scam, has withdrawn her nomination as the second representative of the OFW Family Partylist.

Posted: August 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Davao legislator gets sympathy but militants insist on probe

Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The involvement of Rep. Isidro Ungab in an alleged pork barrel scam only bolsters calls to scrap the fund allocations for pet projects of lawmakers for being sources of corruption, according to a militant party-list representative.

Posted: July 31st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

SC has last say on 3 vacant party-list seats—Comelec

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes. FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections on Monday said the Supreme Court has the last say on who will occupy the last three party-list seats in Congress.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec: Napoles daughter not among party list’s nominees


The daughter of Janet Lim-Napoles, who is linked to a P10-billion pork barrel, Malampaya fund and fertilizer scam, cannot replace the second nominee of the OFW Family Club (OFWFC) party-list group and take a seat in the House of Representatives, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said.

Posted: July 18th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

3 more party-listers may be proclaimed

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes: No basis. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Three more winning party-list organizations may be proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in time for the opening of the 16th Congress on July 22.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Buhay, An Waray partylists: Why us?

buhay party list-logo

Why us? The Buhay Hayaan Yumabong (Buhay), which topped the party-list election on May 13, just can’t accept the decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to take away one of the three seats in the House of Representatives that it has won and reserve it for another party that is not yet sure of making it to the House.

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

An Waray representative denies 2nd nominee was pressured to resign

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The second nominee of the party-list group An Waray has tendered his resignation from the group, which means giving up his seat in Congress.

Posted: May 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

14 partylist groups proclaimed


The Commission on Elections, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), has proclaimed 14 partylist groups that have won at least one seat at the House of Representatives.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Party-list information sought

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) on Friday reminded the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to conduct a massive information drive on the 12 party-list groups that were barred from taking part in elections Monday.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Comelec: 111 party-list groups can run

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes. FILE PHOTO

Commission on Elections chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. on Friday said that a total of 111 party-list groups can legitimately participate in Monday’s elections.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Party-list nominates retired Cebuano boxer

PUWERSA ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Rep. Mark Aeron Sambar has announced the selection of a retired Cebuano professional boxer Z. Gorres as their third nominee.

Posted: April 23rd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

What rift?–Buhay


The party-list group of El Shaddai leader Bro. Mike Velarde is downplaying rumors of a brewing rivalry among the Buhay nominees.

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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