Comelec-NBOC nearly done with senators, party-list canvassing

The Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), has already canvassed 149 of 173 Certificates of Canvass (COC) of the May 9 elections. Comelec spokesperson, Director John Rex Laudiangco, said in a press briefing on Saturday at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum Tent in Pasay City that they […]

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Poll body eyes partial proclamation of party-list winners

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking at proclaiming partial winners in the party-list race. “We may partially proclaim based on the total votes that we have right now. Of course, under consideration the areas that will be having special elections,” said Comelec spokesman lawyer John Rex Laudiangco in a press briefing. “But then again, […]

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Comelec pushes for random audit of VCMs, SD cards

An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has proposed a random manual audit of the vote-counting machines (VCMs) and secure digital (SD) cards that encountered issues during the May 9 polls. Comelec spokesman lawyer John Rex Laudiangco on Saturday said Commissioner Marlon Casquejo is pushing for the conduct of a random audit to the […]

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5K kilos of trash collected in Zambo City’s ‘BasuRun 2022’

The participants of the 3-kilometer fitness and cleanup drive dubbed “BasuRun 2022” have collected some five cubic meters or 5,000 kilos of garbage. Organized by the Office of the City Environment and Natural Resources (OCENR) in collaboration with the Zamboanga Trail Runners, some 600 runners joined the event on Saturday. Gerry Pollisco of the OCENR […]

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Former Sulu battleground transformed into habitable community

After two decades, Internally Displaced Persons relocated back to their communities that were taken away by terrorists. The military and Sulu Provincial Task Force on Ending Local Armed Conflict (PTF-ELAC) constructed infrastructures and livelihood projects on the former battleground between Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits and government troops. The PTF-ELAC is Sulu’s version of the […]

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Wage boards grant hikes for NCR, W. Visayas workers

Minimum wage earners in the National Capital Region (Metro Manila) will have a PHP33 daily hike while those in Western Visayas (Region 6) will receive an increase of up to PHP110 following the approval of their Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards, the labor department announced on Saturday. Based on Wage Order No. NCR-23 issued […]

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