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Dilly-dallying by voters at polling booths may cause delays in the overall electoral process on May 9 as initially shown by the outcome of yesterday’s mock polls in selected areas in the country.  

A Filipino priest studying in Rome gifted Pope Francis with a doll that resembles the pontiff in Rome’s cathedral last Thursday.

It will be up to the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to decide on what will happen to the Marcos jewelry set under its jurisdiction, according to the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG).

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will roll out today more pink jeepneys, a project that prioritizes the elderly, women, children and persons with disabilities (PWDs).

Shots were fired this week as the campaign period for this year’s presidential elections officially began.

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Hernando Iriberri yesterday clarified he did not submit his retirement papers to President Aquino.

The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have signed the terms of reference (TOR) for the Joint Task Forces on MILF camps (JTFC) transformation.

If it were an actual election, the late King of Pop Michael Jackson would be the country’s next president.

An anti-crime group asked yesterday the Philippine National Police (PNP) to strengthen its Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) following the reported increase in kidnap-for-ransom cases during the election period.

President Aquino will leave for the United States tomorrow to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-US summit, the first meeting of ASEAN and the US as strategic partners.

Filipino businessmen and fishermen welcome the planned joint maritime patrols of Filipino and American troops in the West Philippine Sea, which United States Ambassador Philip Goldberg announced earlier.

“I don’t care what others think.”

The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) has started campaigning in vote-rich provinces, where Vice President Jejomar Binay won in 2010.