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Gunmen bombed another school building in Maguindanao’s Sultan Mastura town late Friday, authorities said.


Aside from bank accounts and transactions involving up to P2.4 billion, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte allegedly has 41 properties in his name across the country.

Nine days before the May 9 polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has not yet secured a certification that the automated election system (AES) is compliant with the poll automation law.

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The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) has not confirmed the reported claim of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. that the church group has endorsed his vice presidential bid in the May 9 elections.

Government personnel will get their mid-year bonus totalling P31 billion next month, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said yesterday.

Independent presidential candidate Sen. Grace Poe is willing to sign a bank waiver “in the interest of transparency” and in response to a challenge by her rivals in the race.

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte yesterday accepted the challenge of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV to open his bank accounts.

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. remained the top picks for president and vice president for the May 9 elections, respectively, based on the latest Pulse Asia survey commissioned by ABS-CBN.

The hacker allegedly responsible for leaking the information of voters from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) website was arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) last Thursday afternoon.

He was one of the nation’s top lawyers, capping his career with an appointment as chief justice, but fell ignominiously, becoming the first chief magistrate to be removed by impeachment.

A newly wed couple was prevented from boarding their flight to Manila last Thursday after one of their bags was found containing 14 caliber .22 bullets at the Caticlan airport.

Education officials are coordinating with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the police to ensure the safety of teachers who will serve as election inspectors following the bombing of six schools in Maguindanao to be used as polling precincts.

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has validated only 14 election-related incidents nationwide with little more than a week to go before election day on May 9.