EU envoy impressed with generally trouble-free RP elections; lauds teachers

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on EU envoy impressed with generally trouble-free RP elections; lauds teachers 

MANILA, MAY 11 —- Pleased with what he described as “a smooth and generally trouble-free elections” on May 10, the Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Manila on Tuesday said the “high voter turnout and the admirable patience shown by the voters were an impressive proof of the resolve of the Philippine people to have their voice heard.”

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Lady councilor proud of automated polls

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on Lady councilor proud of automated polls 

ILOILO CITY, May 11 – Top ranking city councilor Perla Zulueta is happy to participate in the first automated elections and feels happy to be part of history that saw the full implementation of election automation using the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machine.

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PCOS machines' glitches stall anew canvassing of votes in Pampanga

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on PCOS machines' glitches stall anew canvassing of votes in Pampanga 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, May 11 — The actual canvassing of votes in Pampanga province has been stalled anew following the delay in the arrival of election returns in the municipal level.

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Same familiar faces, family names dominate GenSan, South Cotabato politics

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on Same familiar faces, family names dominate GenSan, South Cotabato politics 

By Allen V. Estabillo

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 11 – The political landscape here and nearby South Cotabato has not changed much following Monday’s elections as the same familiar faces and family names are again dominating the race for various top posts in the area.

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Aquino, Roxas win landslide victory in Aklan

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on Aquino, Roxas win landslide victory in Aklan 

KALIBO, Aklan, May 11 – Liberal party presidential and vice presidential candidate Noynoy Aquino and Mar Roxas won a landslide victory in the province of Aklan.

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Negros Occidental polls peaceful – PNP

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on Negros Occidental polls peaceful – PNP 

BACOLOD CITY, May 11 -– The Philippine National Police (PNP) has declared the elections in Negros Occidental as generally peaceful and orderly, with only isolated cases of violence and violations of the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) gun and liquor bans.

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Incumbents lead in Cebu governor, vice governor race

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on Incumbents lead in Cebu governor, vice governor race 

CEBU CITY, May 11 — Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and Vice Gov. Sanchez Jr. took the lead in an unofficial tally, with the ballots of about 27 percent of Cebu's voters counted.

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Noynoy thanks supporters, voters

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on Noynoy thanks supporters, voters 

TARLAC CITY, Tarlac, May 11 — Senator Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III on Tuesday expressed gratefulness to the Filipino people for the significant lead in the presidential race.

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72% of Iloilo towns canvassed; counting to resume Wednesday

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on 72% of Iloilo towns canvassed; counting to resume Wednesday 

ILOILO CITY, May 11 – Thirty-one out of 43 municipalities in Iloilo province have successfully transmitted election results Tuesday.

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Comelec proclaims congressional winners, mayors in Negros Occidental

May 11, 2010 8:01 pm· Comments Off on Comelec proclaims congressional winners, mayors in Negros Occidental 

BACOLOD CITY, May 11 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here proclaimed the winning candidates in the congressional and mayoralty bid of all the six districts in the province of Negros Occidental.

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