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Mar 8, 2016

Grace Poe Supreme Court Decision: Qualified To Run For President

Grace Poe Supreme Court Decision: Qualified To Run For President
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The Supreme Court (SC) of the Philippines decided in a landmark ruling that Senator Grace Poe is qualified to run for president in the 2016 elections. Voting 9-6, the SC en banc reversed the earlier decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to cancel Grace Poe‘s Certificate of Candidacy (COC). Senator Grace Poe Credit: Grace […]


May 14, 2013

2013 Election Results: Grace Poe still leading, Erap wins, based on partial and unofficial COMELEC count

2013 Election Results: Grace Poe still leading, Erap wins, based on partial and unofficial COMELEC count
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Manila, Philippines – Grace Poe continues the lead for the 2013 elections results in the senatorial race, based on the latest partial and unofficial count from the Commission on Elections (COMELEC). On the other hand, former Philippine President Joseph “Erap” Ejercito Estrada wins against Alfredo Lim as Manila mayor. Erap and Isko Moreno, proclaimed winners […]


May 13, 2013

2013 Election Results: Grace Poe continues to lead, based on partial and unofficial COMELEC count

2013 Election Results: Grace Poe continues to lead, based on partial and unofficial COMELEC count
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Updated: May 14, 2013 2:20 p.m. Read 2013 Election Results: Grace Poe still leading, Erap wins, based on partial and unofficial COMELEC count Manila, Philippines – Grace Poe continues to lead the 2013 elections results for the senatorial race, based on the latest partial and unofficial count from the Commission on Elections (COMELEC). Poe, 44, […]


May 13, 2013

2013 Election Results: Grace Poe leads Senatorial race, based on partial and unofficial COMELEC count

2013 Election Results: Grace Poe leads Senatorial race, based on partial and unofficial COMELEC count
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Updated: May 14, 2013 2:20 p.m. Read 2013 Election Results: Grace Poe still leading, Erap wins, based on partial and unofficial COMELEC count Manila, Philippines – Grace Poe is leading the 2013 senatorial elections results, with 4,607 votes based on the initial and unofficial count from the Commission on Elections (COMELEC). Poe, 44, is the […]


Oct 10, 2012

Ako Bicol party-list, 12 others disqualified by Comelec in the 2013 elections (Complete list)

Ako Bicol party list logo
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Manila, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced today, Wednesday, October 10, 2012, that the Ako Bicol party-list and 12 other registered party-list groups have been disqualified from participating in the 2013 elections, as listed below. Ako Bicol party-list logo Image Credit: Ako Bicol As noted at local news this Wednesday, Comelec chairman Sixto […]


Dec 13, 2011

Benjamin Abalos Sr. surrenders, after RTC issues arrest warrant vs the former Comelec Chairman

Benjamin Abalos Sr. surrenders, after RTC issues arrest warrant vs the former Comelec Chairman
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Manila, Philippines – The Pasay Regional Trial Court (RTC) issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 vs former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Benjamin Abalos. Former Comelec Chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr file photo Image Credit: ABS-CBN video As noted at local news that day, RTC issued the warrant of arrest vs Abalos Sr. […]


Dec 7, 2011

Comelec files case vs former chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr for electoral sabotage, no plans to hide

Comelec files case vs former chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr for electoral sabotage, no plans to hide
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Updated: December 13, 2011 12:10 p.m. Read Benjamin Abalos Sr. surrenders, after RTC issues arrest warrant vs the former Comelec Chairman Manila, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) filed a case on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, vs its former chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr. for allegedly being involved in the 2007 midterm election fraud. Former […]


Nov 22, 2011

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots leaked online are real, police confirms (Photo)

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots leaked online are real, police confirms (Photo)
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Updated: November 22, 2011 7:57 p.m. Read Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots leaked online are not real, PNP chief and DILG head say (Photo) Manila, Philippines – Mugshots of former President and incumbent Pampanga Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) were allegedly leaked online, as shown in the photos below. As reported by ABS-CBN on its official website on […]


Nov 19, 2011

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots and fingerprints taken, still under hospital arrest

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots and fingerprints taken, still under hospital arrest
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Updated: November 22, 2011 2:00 p.m. Read Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo mugshots leaked online are real, police confirms (Photo) Manila, Philippines – Fingerprints and mugshots of former President and incumbent Pampanga Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) were taken on Saturday, November 19, 2011. Sr. Superintendent Joel Coronel, showing to press the arrest warrant for Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Image Credit: […]


Jan 17, 2011

PNoy’s Official Statement on the appointment of Sixto Brillantes as Comelec chairman

PNoy’s Official Statement on the appointment of Sixto Brillantes as Comelec chairman
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Manila, Philippines – As earlier reported, President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III (PNoy) appointed Sixto Brillantes as the new chairman of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), to replace Chairman Jose Mello who was supposed to retire in 2015 but decided to resign on January 15, 2011. Sixto Brillantes sworn in as COMELEC Chairman Photo credit: PhilStar.com […]