Ex-barangay chair files physical injuries,

May 10, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Ex-barangay chair files physical injuries, 

malicious mischief raps vs. Sen. Cayetano

MANILA, may 10 — A former barangay captain in Taguig City on Monday filed physical injuries and malicious mischief charges against Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and his security escorts for allegedly throwing punches at him at the height of Monday's elections at the C.P. Sta. Teresa Elementary School in Brgy. Bagumbayan.

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(Metro News) 5 PCOS malfunction in Muntinlupa

May 10, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 5 PCOS malfunction in Muntinlupa 

MANILA, May 10 –At least five precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines malfunctioned on Monday at the polling areas in Muntinlupa City. Read more

AFP says elections generally peaceful

May 10, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on AFP says elections generally peaceful 

MANILA, May 10 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines has declared that Monday's general automated elections was generally peaceful as only a few dozens of election-related violent incidents were reported on election date.

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AFP, MILF clash in Salibu town in Maguindanao

May 10, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on AFP, MILF clash in Salibu town in Maguindanao 

COTABATO CITY, May 10 – Military and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) forces clashed in the outskirts of Datu Salibu, Maguindanao, following an attempt by the rebels to disrupt elections in the area shortly before noon today.

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Armed men abduct local newsman after mauling two others in Camiguin

May 10, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Armed men abduct local newsman after mauling two others in Camiguin 

BUTUAN CITY, May 10 — Two newsmen covering the elections were allegedly mauled by the group of a powerful Camiguin politician while another one was allegedly kidnapped this morning in Catarman town in the island province of Camiguin in Northern Mindanao region.

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Army troopers clash with rebels in Albay

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LEGAZPI CITY, May 10 –Few hours before the start of the first automated election today, Army soldiers clashed with communist guerillas at dawn in a remote village in Oas town in Albay that led to the capture of one rebel, an Army official said today.

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NORECO 2 assures contingency plan vs power outage

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DUMAGUETE CITY, May 10 – The Negros Oriental Electric Cooperative 2 (NORECO 2) has assured it has contingency measures in place to prevent or immediately respond to power outages during Monday's conduct of the automated polls.

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Troops providing poll security clash with Abu Sayyafs in Basilan

May 10, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Troops providing poll security clash with Abu Sayyafs in Basilan 

ISABELA CITY, Basilan, May 10 – A firefight ensued between government forces and Abu Sayyaf bandits who wanted to disrupt the proceedings of the national and local elections in one of the towns in this province, a top military official disclosed Monday.

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Army warns MILF of offensive should it continue disrupting elections in Maguindanao

May 10, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Army warns MILF of offensive should it continue disrupting elections in Maguindanao 

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, May 10 – The Army in Maguindanao has warned the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) not to again harass poll officials in Datu Salibo town.

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Comelec sees high turnout of votes in Sarangani despite rains, PCOS glitches

May 10, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Comelec sees high turnout of votes in Sarangani despite rains, PCOS glitches 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 10 – The elections in most parts of Sarangani Province proceeded as normal despite the heavy rains since this morning that already flooded several villages in the area, an official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said.

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