Palace: Give Comelec a chance

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on Palace: Give Comelec a chance 

MANILA, May 5 — Malacañang is confident that Monday’s (May 10) elections will push through, adding it will come out as an honest, peaceful and fair political exercise.

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DepEd, Comelec and other agencies pledge for clean May 10 elections

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on DepEd, Comelec and other agencies pledge for clean May 10 elections 

MANILA, May 5 — The Department of Education (DepEd) pledged on Wednesday to remain vigilant in making the first-ever automated elections in the country honest, orderly and peaceful.

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Comelec ready to conduct special elections in far-flung areas

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on Comelec ready to conduct special elections in far-flung areas 

MANILA, May 5 — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Jose Melo said they are looking at conducting special elections in areas that will not be able to test and seal the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines in preparation for the May 10 national and local polls.

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VP Noli cites housing gains under PGMA

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on VP Noli cites housing gains under PGMA 

MANILA, May 5 — Over one million homes for poor and low-income families, and a "sustained and vibrant implementation of the housing program" are among the major accomplishments of the government in the last nine years.

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Youth groups support PNP's efforts toward credible elections

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on Youth groups support PNP's efforts toward credible elections 

MANILA, May 5 – Some 1,000 students and members of various youth organizations on Wednesday joined the National Prayer and Youth Forum for clean and credible elections organized by the Philippine National Police (PNP).

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(Update): PCG identifies 6 drowning victims in Quezon

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on (Update): PCG identifies 6 drowning victims in Quezon 

MANILA, May 5 — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) identified this afternoon the six female nursing students who drowned while swimming at a beach in Barangay Pinaglapatan, Infanta, Quezon Wednesday morning.

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Cardinal Rosales urges the people: Support the Comelec

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on Cardinal Rosales urges the people: Support the Comelec 

MANILA, May 5 – Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales urged the people on Wednesday to support the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to ensure an honest, orderly and clean May 10 elections.

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Respect constitutional independence of Comelec — Saludo

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on Respect constitutional independence of Comelec — Saludo 

MANILA, May 5 — Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Ricardo Saludo issued today the following statement on the May 10 elections:

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Secretary Saludo on May 10 polls

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on Secretary Saludo on May 10 polls 

MANILA, May 5 — Presidential Spokesman Secretary Ricardo Saludo today issued the following statement on the issue of election postponement:

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BJMP goes red alert on Friday

May 5, 2010 8:16 pm· Comments Off on BJMP goes red alert on Friday 

MANILA, May 5 — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) said Wednesday said it is raising its red alert satus on Friday for the 2010 Election Day-related activities.

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