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                    [ArticleID] => 1534140
                    [Title] => Ombudsman urged to rule on Comelec, Smartmatic cases
                    [Summary] => 

Reform Philippines Coalition (RPC) chairman and independent senatorial candidate Greco Belgica yesterday led the filing of a “citizen’s appeal” urging Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to resolve the cases against the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and Smartmatic-TIM over the alleged “deliberate disablement of various technical and manual safeguards” in the conduct of the automated elections in 2010 and 2013.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-18 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097363 [AuthorName] => Michael Punongbayan [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1526759 [Title] => Political parties urged to check source code for flaws [Summary] =>

Political parties are being urged to actively participate in the source code review to show how the vote counting machines are programmed for use in next year’s polls.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-27 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804896 [AuthorName] => Sheila Crisostomo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1510227 [Title] => Winston is playing it right, but... [Summary] =>

So finally, former Government Service Insurance System General Manager Winston Garcia has formally announced his candidacy to run for governor of the Province of Cebu.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-12 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135522 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805274 [AuthorName] => Bobit S. Avila [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1501544 [Title] => EDITORIAL - Comelec and the poll sabotage yarn [Summary] =>

One of the most preposterous stories to emerge in the run-up to the 2016 elections is the one peddled by, of all sources, the Comelec itself. In deliberations on the poll body's P16 billion election budget, the Comelec told congressmen that China may be out to sabotage the political exercise meant to elect a new Philippine president next year.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-18 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-freeman/opinion/20150919/freetoon.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1488234 [Title] => Commissioner says Smartmatic forced Comelec’s hand [Summary] =>

An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has accused the joint venture of Smartmatic-Total Information Management (TIM) Corp. of taking advantage of the tight timeline of the poll body for the 2016 polls.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-14 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804896 [AuthorName] => Sheila Crisostomo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150815/PCOS-machine-2.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1487142 [Title] => ‘Comelec forced to deal with Smartmatic for PCOS machines supply’ [Summary] =>

Election automation service provider Smartmatic-Total Information Management Corp. is likely to bag another huge contract from the Commission on Elections (Comelec), Isabela Rep. Rodolfo Albano III said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-11 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097047 [AuthorName] => Jess Diaz [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1439449 [Title] => Who is afraid of manual vote count? [Summary] =>

The Commission on Elections last week warned of a possible return to manual elections following the Supreme Court's temporary restraining order against the P268.8 million extended contract with Smartmatic-Total Information Management which stopped this "midnight" appointment by outgoing Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-30 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135522 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805274 [AuthorName] => Bobit S. Avila [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1439009 [Title] => Comelec eyes alternative voting machines [Summary] =>

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is eyeing the use of other computerized voting machines in the May 2016 elections should the Supreme Court decide against reusing the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-29 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097338 [AuthorName] => Mayen Jaymalin [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150126/Pcos-machine.jpg ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1437607 [Title] => Comelec warns of return to manual polls in 2016 [Summary] =>

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) warned yesterday of a possible return to manual elections in 2016 following the Supreme Court (SC)’s temporary restraining order (TRO) against the P268.8-million extended contract with Smartmatic-Total Information Management (TIM).

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-26 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804896 [AuthorName] => Sheila Crisostomo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150319/comelecofficeintramuros.jpg ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1432694 [Title] => Lim gets CA nod for Comelec post [Summary] =>

Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner Arthur Lim, lawyer of Sulpicio Lines that figured in various ship accidents, finally got the nod of the Commission on Appointments (CA) yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096615 [AuthorName] => Christina Mendez [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) ) )
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