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Gov’t urged to pursue cases vs. ‘narco-politicians’ who won in polls

Gov’t urged to pursue cases vs. ‘narco-politicians’ who won in polls By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — In the aftermath of the just concluded elections, several lawmakers at the House of Representatives on Thursday called on the government to “seriously” pursue cases against winning politicians, who were included on President Rodrigo Duterte’s … Continue reading

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Comelec optimistic to get high voter turnout in Overseas Absentee Voting

Comelec optimistic to get high voter turnout in OAV By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said it is ‘cautiously’ optimistic that overseas absentee voting (OAV) for the May 13 midterm elections will have a high voter turnout. This after Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez noted that a … Continue reading

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Comelec reveals poll bets with registered social media accounts

Comelec reveals poll bets with registered social media accounts By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday released the names of senatorial candidates and party-list groups that have so far registered the website name and web address of their official blog and/or social media pages. As of Wednesday, … Continue reading

152 senatoriables, 185 party-lists aspire in 2019 mid-term polls
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152 senatoriables, 185 party-lists aspire in 2019 mid-term polls

152 senatoriables, 185 party-lists aspire in 2019 mid-term polls By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — A total of 337 aspirants for the Senate and party-list seats have filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) and Certificates of Nomination and Acceptance (CONAs) during the five-day filing period for the May 13, 2019 mid-term polls, an … Continue reading