Comelec takes down 126 illegal campaign posters in Bacolod

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:34:02 +0000

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has removed 126 illegally posted campaign materials in Bacolod City in Negros Occidental.

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Church to OFWs: Vote for ‘honest, helpful, industrious’ bets like you

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:28:02 +0000

THE Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines-Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP-ECMI) advised overseas Filipino voters to weigh the candidates in the midterm elections in May against the…READ

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Guanzon: Campaign violators list only covers those living in Metro Manila

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:14:48 +0000

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon clarified on Sunday that the list of campaign poster violators posted on her Twitter account only covered those residing in Metro Manila.

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Inday for President? Sara Duterte says ‘planning is futile’

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 06:59:45 +0000

Inday for President? Sara Duterte says 'planning is futile'

Though she claimed that she is not eyeing the presidency, Davao City mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio conceded that “planning is futile” as her life now as a politician is far from what she have envisioned.

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P2.4-billion precampaign spending stumps Comelec

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:26:32 +0000

P2.4-billion precampaign spending stumps Comelec

Close to 20 senatorial candidates in May’s midterm elections have already spent a combined P2.4 billion to prop up their respective campaigns, yet the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is powerless to determine where these aspirants obtained their funds in hopes of landing a government position that only pays around P260,000 monthly.

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Fewer excuses for pols to ‘sing and dance’

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:21:44 +0000

A new law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte last week hopes to elevate political discourse over the candidates’ cheap “vote-for-me” antics by specifying bigger discounts on political advertisements on TV, radio and print.

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Go says he’s waging campaign fairly, legally

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:09:09 +0000

Go says he’s waging campaign fairly, legally

Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go vowed to declare the sources of his campaign funds, crying foul over allegations that his camp violated election rules through excessive spending.

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Church: Reject bets backing death policies

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:07:33 +0000

Church: Reject bets backing death policies

The Church stayed true to its usual practice of not identifying candidates to reject or accept in the May elections, but issued two don’ts that appeared to target candidates being endorsed by President Duterte.

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Alejano denies spending P76-M on precampaign ads

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 12:12:55 +0000

Gary Alejano at PMA alumni homecoming

Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano, who is running for senator in the May 2019 elections, debunked on Saturday a report that he spent over P76 million in pre-campaign ads in 2018.

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Enrile on plunder case: Gov’t lucky if it can show ‘credible evidence’

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 14:14:27 +0000

Enrile on plunder case: Gov’t lucky if it can show ‘credible evidence’

Former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile said on Saturday that the government would be lucky if its lawyers can any credible evidence of his alleged connection to the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam masterminded by businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, who had been convicted of plunder because of it.

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