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Ex-VP Binay returns to successfully cast his vote after repeated rejection by VCM

Philippines
Former Vice-President Jejomar Binay was finally able to cast his vote for the national and local elections, despite his earlier attempts this morning leading to his ballot being ...
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Second blast rocks Maguindanao town

Peace Philippines
By Noel Punzalan, PNA COTABATO CITY — A second blast rocked the town of Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao at 7:10 a.m. Monday, some six hours after the first blast ...
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Poll bets should strive for change: Cebu prelate

Philippines
By John Rey Saavedra, PNA CEBU CITY — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma on Easter Sunday said candidates for the May 13 elections should strive to become instruments of change. ...
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Liberal Party rally in HK snubbed, candidates heckled by Overseas Filipinos

News Philippines Politics
The Otso Diretso candidates with alleged Vice President Leni Robredo staged a support rally in Hong Kong in an attempt to entice backing from the overseas Filipino worker ...
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AFP pre-deploys troops for BOL plebiscite

Peace Philippines
Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato reported on Friday that the military has sufficiently prepared for the coming Bangsomoro Organic Law ...
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Election watchdog expresses confidence in clean polls under Duterte

News
The 2019 midterm elections are fast approaching, and the political climate is rich with rumors of a “no-election” scenario. However, these claims are seen as baseless by election ...
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Pres. Duterte Defers 2017 Barangay & SK Elections 

Malacañang, Pres. Duterte postpone 2017 barangay and SK elections to May 2018
Philippines Politics
Malacañang on Wednesday released Republic Act (RA) No. 10952 postponing this year’s Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Signed into law by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on October ...
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Senate postpones 2017 barangay, SK elections to May 2018

News Philippines Politics
MANILA — The Senate on Wednesday passed on third and final reading a bill postponing barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth) elections to May 2018 instead of holding it ...
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Cayetano pushes postponement of Barangay, SK polls to 2018

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AUGUST 17, 2016 — Senator Alan Peter Cayetano is pushing for the postponement of the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls in order to sustain government efforts ...
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