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What voters should bring on election day

Friday, 06 May 2016 16:25 Written by
Are you all set for the elections? Here are a few important reminders on what voters should bring on election day, May 9 (Monday). Find out more on this video.

Consider the peace process when voting on election day — Peace Adviser

Thursday, 05 May 2016 15:44 Written by
  PASIG CITY – Filipino voters should factor the stance of their candidates on peace for the country come election day on May 9, in order to preserve and continue the gains of the peace process initiatives of the current…

How to prevent cheating with the vote-counting machines

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 15:31 Written by
Know the weak features of this animal called the VCM that the unscrupulous might exploit on election dayThe Internet is the Wild Wild West of information, that searching for the right and accurate often poses a challenge. Given the approaching…

Noy: No one is indispensable in government

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 10:07 Written by
  MANILA, Philippines – Less than a week before Filipinos elect a new chief executive, President Aquino reminded people that nobody is indispensable in government.“Sometimes there are still those who tell me, ‘you should have sought reelection.’ I said, ‘that’s…

Social media play bigger role but TV ads still king

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 11:26 Written by
SOCIAL media have played a bigger role in the campaign for this year’s national elections, but they suffer from credibility issues, leaving traditional media, especially television, still the best platform for politicians to pitch their message.

PNoy declares May 9 a special non-working holiday

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 08:55 Written by
  President Benigno Aquino III has declared May 9 a special non-working holiday, Malacañang said Wednesday. “May 9, Election Day, is a special non-working holiday per Proclamation No. 1254 signed by President Aquino on April 25, 2016,” Communications Secretary Herminio…

PH not pressuring China over arbitration of maritime disputes, says Palace official

Monday, 25 April 2016 09:36 Written by
  MANILA, April 25 - A Palace official on Sunday denied that the Philippines is trying to pressure China over an arbitration of the South China Sea disputes.Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi described the Philippines’ move to present its case…

Political clans start to dominate party-list groups

Saturday, 23 April 2016 08:23 Written by
  As the passage of an antipolitical dynasty law remains doubtful, political clans try to strengthen their influence by seeking seats in Congress through the party-list system. Members of dominant political families, including former officials and those on their third…
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