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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 […]


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 […]


Jan 16, 2011

Sixto Brillantes is the New Comelec Chairman

Sixto Brillantes is the New Comelec Chairman
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Sixto Brillantes took his oath as the new Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman before Supreme Court Justice Antonio Eduardo Nachura at around 4:00 on Sunday, January 15, 2011 afternoon, according to local news sites. Photo Credit: Abs-cbnnews.com Election lawyer Sixto Brillantes will take over the chairmanship of the Comelec from outgoing Chairman Jose Melo. In […]


Oct 25, 2010

Comelec declares failed Barangay and SK Election on 1,732 villages

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Updated October 26, 12:30pm Read PNoy declares October 27, 2010 as Non-Working Holiday to Barangays with Special Election, November 2 not a Holiday. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) declares failed Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Election on 1,732 villages, as reported on today on various local news sties. According to the news, Comelec said that […]


Oct 17, 2010

Campaigning on Facebook is not Regulated by Comelec

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“For now, we still do not regulate campaigns done on the Internet and it is still very difficult for us to police that. So if people put up their pages on Facebook, that basically falls outside our radar for now,” Commission on Election (Comelec) Spokesman James Jimenez was quoted saying in Manila Bulletin. He added […]