97 including Maranao vie for president, 28 for VP

By Ali G. Macabalang

BARMM communicators navigate new media thru ‘Speakers Bureau’

Officials from the information and communication department of the different ministries of BARMM participated in the Speakers Bureau Seminar headed by the Bangsamoro Information Office. (BIO Photo) COTABATO CITY: Some 76 officials and personnel from the information and communication department of different ministries and agencies of the Bangsamoro Government joined on Tuesday, the first ‘Speakers Bureau’ … Continue reading BARMM communicators navigate new media thru ‘Speakers Bureau’

Upgraded VCM demo in Lanao del Norte

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYAMarch 7, 2019MARAWI CITY: The Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the Department of Education (DepEd) recently held a vote-counting machine (VCM) roadshow in the municipality of Lala, Lanao del Norte, as part of their preparations for the May midterm polls with Comelec officer Mohammad Abdul Rashid showing how the VCM works. He told … Continue reading Upgraded VCM demo in Lanao del Norte

Comelec okays BOL petition for inclusion of 8 more NoCot villages

By EDWIN FERNANDEZ and NOEL PUNZALANKIDAPAWAN CITY: Eight more villages in North Cotabato have been given the green light by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to participate in the Feb. 6 plebiscite for the ratification of Republic Act No. 11054 or the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Taher Solaiman, chairperson of North Cotabato Composite Team of Civil … Continue reading Comelec okays BOL petition for inclusion of 8 more NoCot villages

Comelec approves 28 barangays out of 103 petitions for BOL plebiscite

MARAWI CITY: The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has approved eight more barangays in North Cotabato to join the plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), bringing the total number of barangays in the province included in the electoral process to 28.“Recently, we announced that we already approved 20 inclusions in the plebiscite … Continue reading Comelec approves 28 barangays out of 103 petitions for BOL plebiscite

No extension of COC filing for Marawi village polls

MANILA (Aug 30): The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said there will be no extension of the period of filing for Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) for those who would like to participate in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in Marawi City next month.“The latest word is there will be no extension,” said … Continue reading No extension of COC filing for Marawi village polls

Namfrel urges Comelec: Screen village poll bets carefully

MANILA, March 6, 2018 -- An election watchdog asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to screen would-be candidates in the May 14, 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls who have reportedly joined recent mass oath-taking activities by political parties.This, as the National Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) noted that village polls aspirants are barred … Continue reading Namfrel urges Comelec: Screen village poll bets carefully

Comelec commissioners ask Bautista to explain delay in the release of teachers’ honoraria

By Ferdinand G. PatinioMANILA, June 23 (PNA) -- All the six Commissioners of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) have asked Chairman Juan Andres Bautista to explain the delayed in the release of the honoraria of teachers and other election workers that served in the May 9 national and local polls.According to a radio report, the … Continue reading Comelec commissioners ask Bautista to explain delay in the release of teachers’ honoraria