Seven administration candidates made it to the top 12 based on first 41 COC canvassed by the NBOC

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Seven administration candidates made it to the top 12 based on first 41 COC canvassed by the NBOC 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Seven senatorial candidates of the ruling party, Liberal Party (LP) made it to the top 12 positions in the senatorial race.

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29 COCs canvassed Tuesday

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on 29 COCs canvassed Tuesday 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — The National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) initially canvassed a total of 29 Certificate of Canvass (COC) from cities and municipalities in the country and posts overseas absentee voting (OAV) at the start of the official counting of the votes on Tuesday at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.

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SC junks MRs of Pamatong, 2 party-list groups for lack of merit

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on SC junks MRs of Pamatong, 2 party-list groups for lack of merit 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Feb. 3 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc has dismissed for lack of merit the motions for reconsideration (MRs) of Elly Pamatong and two party-list groups, respectively.

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Poe confident of swift action from SC

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Poe confident of swift action from SC 

MANILA, Dec. 26 — Independent presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe on Saturday expressed confidence that the Supreme Court (SC) would decide in favor of genuine democratic elections that allow foundlings like her to run once it sees the evidence to be presented by her camp.

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Duterte still won't run as prexy even with Diño’s COC withdrawal, says aide

October 30, 2015 by · 53 Comments 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 30  – Nothing has changed with the decision of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte not to run for president in the 2016 polls even with the withdrawal of Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) standard bearer Martin Diño from the presidential race.

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3rd Palawan District hopeful wants namesake proclaimed as nuisance candidate

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3rd Palawan District hopeful wants namesake proclaimed as nuisance candidate 

By Leila Bingco-Dagot

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) — A congressional hopeful here wants the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to declare a lady namesake as nuisance candidate before the May 2016 polls.

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72 bets vie for 23 posts in Cebu province in 2015 polls

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on 72 bets vie for 23 posts in Cebu province in 2015 polls 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 18 — A total of 72 candidates are vying for 23 positions in Cebu province, the Commission on Elections (Comelec)-Cebu provincial office said.

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Comelec eyes controlling number of nat'l candidates' companions in COC filing

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Comelec eyes controlling number of nat'l candidates' companions in COC filing 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Oct. 6 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is considering the imposition of a control on the number of companions by national candidates who will be filing their Certificate of Candidacy (COC) at the Comelec Main Office in Intramuros, Manila next week.

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Politicians' streamers expected to dominate in free-showing venues of Pacquiao-Mayweather fight on Sunday

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Politicians' streamers expected to dominate in free-showing venues of Pacquiao-Mayweather fight on Sunday 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, April 29 (PNA) — Streamers and tarpaulins of politicians are expected to be displayed in places where there will be free showing of the much-awaited boxing match between Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and American Floyd Mayweather on Sunday in different parts of the country.

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EDC clarifies receipt of Certificate of Compliance for Burgos Wind Project from ERC

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on EDC clarifies receipt of Certificate of Compliance for Burgos Wind Project from ERC 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Feb. 20 (PNA) – – The Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has clarified it has not yet received the Certificate of Compliance (COC) for the 150-Megawatt (MW) Burgos Wind Project (BWP) from the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).

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