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COMELEC DECLARES ENTIRE MINDANAO AND OTHER AREAS AS ELECTION HOTSPOTS

The Commission on Elections has declared the entire Mindanao Island Group as a Category Red Election Hotspot, for purposes of[...]

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COMELEC TO ENFORCE “BAKLAS” OPS IN CALABARZON

March 19, 2019 - 3:46 PM

CAMP GEN. VICENTE LIM, Calamba City – The regional election director of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Calabarzon (Region 4) vowed to fully enforce their “Baklas Operation” on March 29, to rid both public and private areas of illegally posted campaign materials. Comelec Region 4 Director lawyer Gloria R. Petallo disclosed to PNA over the […]

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QC EXEC THANKS SUPPORTERS FOR LATEST POLL SURVEY RESULTS

March 19, 2019 - 3:33 PM

MANILA — Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte on Tuesday thanked her supporters following the latest Metro Manila mayoral survey, “Halalan 2019 NCR Survey”, released by RP-Mission and Development Foundation, Inc. where she was the top choice for Quezon City’s next mayor. The non-commissioned survey, dated March 1-10, shows that 75 percent of registered voters in […]

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1K NAT’L CANDIDATES’ POSTERS REMOVED IN ILOILO CITY

March 19, 2019 - 3:06 PM

ILOILO CITY — More than 1,000 campaign posters that did not conform with the size and locations imposed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) were taken down during ‘Oplan Baklas’ here.    The number was recorded by the Comelec, together with Task Force Anti-Squatting and Illegal Structures (ASIS) and the Philippine National Police (PNP), since the […]

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2 CAVITE LGUS MONITORED AS ELECTION ‘HOTSPOTS’

March 19, 2019 - 3:04 PM

Cavite Provincial Police Director Col. William Segun leads the pack of participants from the police, government, religious sector, academe and non-government organizations (NGOs) during the “Ugnayan ng Simbahan at Pulis” Solidarity Walk and Peace Covenant at the Imus City Plaza on March 16, 2019. (Photo by Dennis Abrina)  IMUS CITY, Cavite — Trece Martires City and Maragondon […]

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MAYOR SARA, ADMIN BETS BACK RELEASE OF NARCO LIST

March 18, 2019 - 5:15 PM

DAVAO CITY — Mayor Sara Duterte and senatorial bets of the ruling Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) backed the exposé of local officials in the narco list, saying it would help voters choose their right leaders. Mayor Sara believes that a vote for a candidate should be a personal decision based on a voter’s […]

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W. VISAYAS INTENSIFIES CLEAN POLL DRIVE VIA OPLAN BAKLAS

March 17, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Commission on Elections  personnel under the ‘Oplan Baklas’ remove out-of-place campaign posters in Iloilo City. The Comelec in Western Visayas on Saturday (March 16, 2019)  told political aspirants that they should first follow ‘simple rules’ such as abiding designated poster areas. (File photo) ILOILO CITY — Politicians running for a government seat in the May mid-term elections […]

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BACOLOD SECURITY FORCES UNITE FOR SAFE POLLS: POLICE CHIEF

March 17, 2019 - 5:56 PM

Participants of the Unity Walk and Covenant Signing led by the Bacolod City Police Office, in coordination with the Commission on Elections-Bacolod, gather at the Bacolod public plaza on Saturday morning (March 16, 2019). (Photo by Nanette L. Guadalquiver)  ACOLOD CITY — The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) has ensured the safe conduct of the May 13 […]

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LEYTE SOLON QUESTIONS INCLUSION ON ‘NARCO-LIST’

March 16, 2019 - 5:28 PM

Leyte 3rd District Rep. Vicente Veloso answers questions from the media during a press briefing Friday night (March 15, 2019) at his residence in Tacloban City. Veloso has vowed to quit if it is proven that he is a narco-politician. (Photo by Sarwell Meniano) TACLOBAN CITY — Leyte 3rd District Rep. Vicente Veloso has vowed to step down if […]

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PANGASINAN SOLON IN ‘NARCO-LIST’ DISMAYED, WELCOMES CASE FILED

March 16, 2019 - 5:14 PM

OUT TO CLEAR HIS NAME. Pangasinan’s First District Rep. Jesus Celeste expresses dismay to the inclusion anew of his name in the Presidential narco-list, but welcomes the filing of case against him in court as it is the proper forum for him to defend and clear his name.  (Photo by Liwayway Yparraguirre)  BOLINAO, Pangasinan — First District Rep. Jesus […]

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COMELEC TO CALL OUT LOCAL BETS WITH ILLEGAL CAMPAIGN POSTERS

March 15, 2019 - 4:13 PM

MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to issue notices to all local candidates to take down their campaign posters and tarpaulins before the start of the campaign period on March 29. “We will be coming out with a ‘notice’ by the end of the week for local candidates to start taking down their […]

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NARCO LIST RELEASED, MORE NAMES TO BE EXPOSED

March 15, 2019 - 4:08 PM

The list of narco politicians has been released by President Rodrigo Duterte during the National and Regional Peace and Order Council meeting in Davao City. The list was composed of 46 local government officials who were allegedly connected to the illegal drug trade. Duterte said the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) verified the […]

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DILG FILES CASES VS. 46 ‘NARCO POLITICIANS’

March 15, 2019 - 3:59 PM

MANILA — Acting upon orders of President Rodrigo Duterte, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday filed complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman against 46 incumbent government officials for their alleged involvement in illegal drug trade and activities. DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said the initial list of “narco politicians” facing […]

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46 NAMED IN NARCO LIST

March 15, 2019 - 3:44 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte released the list of 46 local government officials who are allegedly linked to illegal drug trade. Ahead of the May 13 mid-term elections, Duterte bared the drug list during the National and Regional Peace and Order Council meeting at Arcadia in Davao City. “My decision to unmask these drug personalities was anchored […]

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COMELEC READY FOR POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF EL NIÑO IN MAY POLLS

March 14, 2019 - 4:23 PM

MANILA — An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Wednesday that it is ready for the possible effects of the El Niño or prolonged dry spell to the May 13 mid-term elections, such as power interruptions. “While we cannot do anything about the weather, what we can control is the response to any […]

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DAVAO CITY POLICE GEARS UP FOR MAMMOTH PDP-LABAN RALLY

March 12, 2019 - 6:04 PM

DAVAO CITY — The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) said it will deploy the maximum number of personnel for the campaign rally of the Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) rally at the Crocodile Park Grounds in Barangay Ma-a here on Friday. Col. Alexander Tagum, DCPO director, said a series of coordination meetings with police […]

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DEPED-W. VISAYAS REMINDS TEACHERS NOT TO ENGAGE IN POLITICS

March 12, 2019 - 5:57 PM

KEEP AWAY FROM POLITICS. Victor De Gracia, Jr., Assistant Regional Director of the Department of Education (DepEd) 6 (Western Visayas) on Tuesday (March 12, 2019) reminds teachers they are barred from campaigning for poll bets. (Photo by Gail Momblan) ILOILO CITY — The Department of Education (DepEd) 6 (Western Visayas) reminded teachers and school heads to refrain from […]

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