May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on PGMA issues EO 882 ordering MMDA to help Bacoor town
BACOOR, Cavite, May 28 President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo announced here on Friday she has ordered the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to help the town of Bacoor, Cavite in the aspects of local governance such as garbage collection, flood prevention and managing traffic.
May 27, 2010 8:36 pm· Comments Off on Comelec sets special election on June 3 for lone Sarangani precinct
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 27 The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has scheduled special elections on June 3 for a lone clustered precinct in the coastal municipality of Glan in Sarangani where a failure of elections was declared last May 10 due to problems with its assigned official ballots.
May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Congress okays rules on canvassing of votes for president, VP
By Lilybeth G. Ison
MANILA, May 25 — Both Chambers of Congress — the House of Representatives and the Senate — in a joint session on Tuesday approved the proposed rules that would govern lawmakers who will act as National Board of Canvassers in the canvassing of votes for president and vice president.
May 25, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on BEIs gets additional P500 – Comelec
MANILA, May 25 — The Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) who served in the May 10 national and local polls will be getting an additional P500.00, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Tuesday.
May 21, 2010 8:18 pm· Comments Off on Miriam inhibits self from joint Congress canvass committee
MANILA, May 21 - Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is seeking to inhibit herself from the Senate panel of the joint congressional committee to canvass the votes cast for presidential and vice-presidential candidates in the 10 May 2010 elections.
May 21, 2010 8:18 pm· Comments Off on CBCP urges individuals to show proof of their allegations on poll fraud
MANILA, May 21 — Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) president Bishop Nereo Odchomar has joined the call for individuals who claim that there were irregularities in the recently-concluded May 10 elections to show their evidence.
May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on 'We did not cheat' – Binay camp
MANILA, May 19 — The camp of vice presidential frontrunner Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay on Monday said alleged cheating during the recent automated polls came from other groups and not from their camp.
May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Lanao Sur gov-elect proclaimed, others will have to wait
COTABATO CITY, May 19 – After more than a week, the Lanao del Sur provincial board of canvassers has proclaimed reelectionist Governor Mamintal Adiong Jr. as the winner in the hotly contested May 10 gubernatorial contest in the province.
May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Another disqualification case filed against Buhay party-list
MANILA, May 19 –Another disqualification case was filed against El Shaddai-backed Buhay Hayaan Yumabong (Buhay) Party-List.
May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Adiong Jr. proclaimed as Lanao del Sur governor
COTABATO CITY, May 19 – The election board in Lanao del Sur on Tuesday proclaimed incumbent Mamintal Bombit Alonto-Adiong Jr. as governor-elect of the province in connection with the synchronized May 10 national and local polls.