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Comelec releases 148 'initial' senatorial candidates for 2019 midterm elections
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
A total of 148 individuals comprise the initial list of senatorial bets for the May 2019 midterm polls, a report of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) showed yesterday.
DOLE to crack down on illegal aliens in casinos
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will create a task force that will lead a crackdown on illegal aliens working in casinos and other gaming facilities in the country, an official said Friday.
Duque hits back at ‘lying’ Dengvaxia critics
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has cried foul over the “lies and falsehood” that are continuously being circulated by critics of Dengvaxia vaccine, saying he was the one who ordered the program...
Comelec warns candidates of scam
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections assured the public yesterday of the accuracy and integrity of the automated election system, which will be used in the 2019 midterm polls.
Comelec to release list of party-list groups, nominees
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
In the wake of criticisms, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will publish its list of party-list organizations and their respective nominees before the May 2019 midterm polls, an official said yesterday.
P25 wage hike takes effect on November 22, 2018
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The P25 salary increase for minimum wage earners in Metro Manila will take effect on Nov. 22, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced yesterday.
Can Filipinos learn from US midterm polls?
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
On May 13 next year, Filipino voters will troop to polling precincts for the midterm elections.
Trump ally: Republican victory not an end to migrants’ dreams
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
An ally of President Donald Trump assured the public yesterday that a victory of the Republican Party will not mean the end of the dreams of non-Americans to migrate to the US, contrary to common perception.
Filipino-Americans running in 2018 US elections
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 12 Filipino-Americans are running for local office in Southern California, Southern Nevada and Arizona, according to records of the Philippine consulate here.
Analyst sees victory for Democrats in US midterm polls
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Unless the tide turns during the last few days before the Nov. 7 (Manila time) midterm polls here in the United States, the Democrats will win a majority of the seats at the House of Representatives against the Republicans...
FBI warns of foreign interference in US polls
by Sheila Crisostomo - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The United States government has warned that foreign interference and cyber attacks might influence the results of its Nov. 6 mid-term polls.
1 Billion children worldwide experience violence
by Sheila Crisostomo - October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
At least one billion children experience various forms of interpersonal violence each year across the globe, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund said yesterday.
Sergio Osmeña not worried about DQ case
by Sheila Crisostomo - October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
Former senator Sergio Osmeña III, who is seeking a return to the Senate, expressed confidence yesterday that he will not be disqualified by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
Candidates told not to campaign in cemeteries
by Sheila Crisostomo - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) yesterday asked candidates in the 2019 midterm polls to avoid campaigning in cemeteries out of delicadeza.
Comelec Campaign Finance Office: 'Disqualify Serge Osmeña III'
by Sheila Crisostomo - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Campaign Finance Office of the Commission on Elections has recommended the perpetual disqualification of comebacking senator Sergio Osmeña III from any government office for allegedly twice failing to...
Breast feeding rate still low
by Sheila Crisostomo - October 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Thirty two years after the passage of the Milk Code of the Philippines, the breastfeeding rate in the country remains low, to the detriment of Filipino children, results of a research study commissioned by non-governmental...
WHO: 9 in 10 people breathing polluted air
by Sheila Crisostomo - October 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The very air we breathe is growing dangerously polluted as the world gets hotter and more crowded, with engines continuing to pump out dirty emissions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday.
95 may be declared nuisance candidates
by Sheila Crisostomo - October 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Ninety-five individuals, including Rizalito David who attempted to run for president in 2016, are now subjects of the Commission on Elections (Comelec)’s motu proprio proceedings to determine whether they are...
Lawyer files disqualification cue vs Koko Pimentel over term limit
by Sheila Crisostomo - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Lawyer Ferdinand Topacio yesterday filed a disqualification case against re-electionist Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) over alleged violation of the two-term...
Bangsamoro plebiscite: Voters to answer up to 12 questions
by Sheila Crisostomo - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Some voters who will participate in the plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) may have to answer up to 12 questions.
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