Just another joke, Palace says of Duterte’s warning to Bicol politicians

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:47:57 +0000

Just another joke, Palace says of Duterte’s warning to Bicol politicians

Once again, President Rodrigo Duterte should not be taken seriously when he told Bicol-based politicians they would lose financial aid if…

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Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of vote

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 06:08:22 +0000

Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of vote

Bangladesh stepped up security Saturday in a bid to contain violence during a general election expected to see Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina win a record fourth term.

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Court clears Arroyo of poll sabotage

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 21:30:00 +0000

WINNING STREAK Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo emerges triumphant in a July coup at the House of Representatives. Her winning streak continued on Friday with a court exonerating her of electoral sabotage. —INQUIRER PHOTO

The Pasay City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has exonerated Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from the charge of electoral sabotage, which stemmed from accusations of ordering, when she was President, the manipulation of results of the 2007 senatorial race in Maguindanao to ensure her candidates won.

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DILG to work with Comelec in securing hotspots amid attacks

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 07:03:40 +0000

The DILG has vowed to work with the Comelec in securing election hotspots following spate of violence that resulted to deaths.

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Sotto: Enrile ‘coffee table’ legislation remark ‘obviously’ part of poll campaign

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:12:55 +0000

Sotto: Enrile ‘coffee table’ legislation remark ‘obviously’ part of poll campaign

Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Saturday hit former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile’s allegation of “coffee table” legislation in the Senate, saying such remark is “obviously” part of the veteran politician’s election campaign.

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Indian Prime Minister Modi’s party loses key state elections

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:06:34 +0000

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party has suffered a defeat in three state elections months before national elections.

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29 areas in Central Visayas declared election watch list areas

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 06:54:33 +0000

Police and military presence will be intensified in 29 towns and cities in Central Visayas that have been declared election watch list areas (EWAs)

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News Briefs

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 23:25:03 +0000

Duterte weighing pros and cons on ML extension–Palace President Rodrigo Duterte is still evaluating the recommendations of the military and the police to extend martial law in Mindanao, which is set to expire on December 31. Malacañang on Thursday said the final decision remained in the hands of Congress, and that the executive branch would […]

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