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Prelim conference on petition vs. Marcos not open to public

By Ferdinand Patinio   Presidential aspirant former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (File photo) MANILA – The preliminary conference meeting of the first petition to cancel the certificate of candidacy of presidential aspirant former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., filed before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is not open to the public. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said Thursday … Continue reading

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‘There’s a presidential aspirant who used cocaine’: Duterte

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday claimed that there is a presidential candidate in the May 9, 2022 national elections who is a cocaine user. Duterte made the revelation in a speech delivered in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, as he reiterated his vow … Continue reading

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More petition seeking to disqualify Marcos filed

By Ferdinand Patinio   Presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Another petition seeking to disqualify former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. from running for president in the May 2022 polls was filed before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday. The petitioners, including labor leader Saturnino Cunanan Ocampo, claimed Marcos should … Continue reading

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PET revision of ballots in VP poll case nears completion

PET revision of ballots in VP poll case nears completion By Benjamin Pulta MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) on Tuesday announced that it has nearly completed the revision of ballots for the pilot provinces in the controversy over the 2016 vice presidential elections between former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and … Continue reading

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Robredo files reply vs. Marcos poll fraud claim over ‘wet ballots’

Robredo files reply vs. Marcos poll fraud claim over ‘wet ballots’ By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday filed a counter-manifestation before the Supreme Court (SC) sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to answer the opposition filed by former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos … Continue reading

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Marcos asks PET to junk Robredo plea on poll recount

Marcos asks PET to junk Robredo plea on poll recount By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday asked the Supreme Court (SC) sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to junk the motion for reconsideration filed by Vice President Leni Robredo seeking to uphold the … Continue reading

Comelec to look into ‘wet ballots’ in Marcos poll protest
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Comelec to look into ‘wet ballots’ in Marcos poll protest

Comelec to look into ‘wet ballots’ in Marcos poll protest By Ferdinand Patinio     MANILA(Philippines News Agency)  — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will look into the allegations of former Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., including the alleged wet ballots at the start of the recount proceedings on Monday, in connection with his election protest against … Continue reading

VP poll recount begins
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VP poll recount begins

VP poll recount begins By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan     MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Supreme Court (SC) sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) on Monday started the recount of votes for the electoral protest filed by former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. against Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo. SC spokesman Theodore Te … Continue reading

VP poll recount starts Monday
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VP poll recount starts Monday

VP poll recount starts Monday By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan     MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), will start on Monday the recount of votes for the electoral protest filed by former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. against Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo. The place … Continue reading

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Comelec starts decryption process on Marcos protest

Comelec starts decryption process on Marcos protest By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The decrypting and printing of the ballot images in the three provinces identified by former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., in his poll protest against Vice President Leni Robredo has commenced at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Manila. … Continue reading