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EXCLUSIVE: A 2004 military document shows AFP used bulk of its P101-M election funds on ‘intelligence.’

Posted on July 21, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Elections, In-Depth, Investigations, Politics

MAJORITY OF the party-list groups that vied for seats in Congress in the May 2010 elections have since dutifully filed their sworn Statements of Election Contributions and Expenditures (SECEs) with the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

Posted on July 4, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Elections, Sectors

Postponement has been “the rule rather than the exception,” insofar as the ARMM elections are concerned. Elections in the region has been postponed for 8 times now.

Posted on February 18, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Local Governments

{mosimage} He disagreed with the senator’s ‘no talk, no mistake’ policy

Posted on July 20, 2009   |   CATEGORY: Inside Track

{mosimage}Is Commission on Elections chair Benjamin Abalos capable of monitoring the phone conversations of businessman Jose “Joey” de Venecia III, as claimed by the latter in a story in the Inquirer today? (read the article here) RELATED STORY Wiretap Scandal: Was there a Basement?

Posted on September 14, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Current Events

Supporters of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV launched on August 23 a new movement to pressure the government and the court to allow the youngest senator to work in the Senate.

Posted on August 24, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Current Events

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is under orders to address the series of killings of village captains in the country as the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in October approaches. Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita said Tuesday at Camp Crame that the PNP, and even the military on the ground, is expected to do its job [...]

Posted on July 31, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security

{mosimage}President Arroyo today called for a stop to political bickering, giving assurances that she would step down in 2010 and will “not stand in the way” of anyone who wishes to replace her in 2010. In her seventh state of the nation address before Congress, the President recited a long list of government infrastructure projects [...]

Posted on July 23, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Current Events

{mosimage}Pinoys love a contest, and especially, a lopsided contest where the odds against a particular player are overwhelming. Look at voter turnouts in our notoriously violent and chaotic elections: developed countries would kill to bring back turnouts above 70 per cent! Boycott never was a popular stance except during the Marcos years, and even then, [...]

Posted on May 24, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Absurdia

{mosimage}Presidential son and first-time candidate Diosdado “Dato” Arroyo appears headed for a victory in Camarines Sur’s first congressional district amid accusations that he resorted to massive buying of votes. As of 12 noon today, Dato was leading three-time San Fernando mayor Sabas “Abang” Mabulo by over 4,000 votes from about 50 percent of the total [...]

Posted on May 15, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Elections

{mosimage} He runs a tight ship and relies on a lean staff, but on the road Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is anything but light. For one, while he drops the name of his celebrity-sister Kris Aquino when wooing voters, he nonetheless talks serious stuff—platform, issues, values. He punctuates this with a self-deprecating humor. The 47-year-old [...]

Posted on March 28, 2007   |   CATEGORY: Elections
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