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Drilon confident Bangsamoro will be passed by Senate

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Senate President Franklin Drilon on Wednesday said he was confident that the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law will be passed by Senate.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No budget for Comelec for Charter change plebiscite

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The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is apparently not interested in giving the Commission on Elections (Comelec) the budget for the poll body to hold a plebiscite for the economic Charter change next year.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cabanatuan bishop, folk back plebiscite

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The highest church official of this city appealed to authorities to allow a plebiscite on the conversion of this city into a highly urbanized city (HUC) to proceed as thousands of residents rallied on Saturday to demand that the issue be put to a vote by the people.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

It’s official: San Pedro town in Laguna now a city


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has proclaimed this town a city, following a plebiscite that ratified the city charter.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cabanatuan to hold plebiscite

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has scheduled a January 25, 2014, plebiscite for the upgrading of Cabanatuan into a highly urbanized city, which has drawn opposition from Nueva Ecija provincial officials.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »