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MANILA (MindaNews 29/August) –Sulu residents are bent on filing an objection to the list of voting applicants, despite possible reprisals and threats to their lives, Sulu’s second district representative said.… »
COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/4 Aug) – The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) has assailed the presence of police and military personnel inside registration centers during the 10-day re-registration in… »
COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/3 Aug) – The registration of minors, flying registrants and multiple registrations have remained rampant in the 10-day registration of voters last month in the Autonomous Region in… »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 July) – The governors of the five provinces of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have taken their oath as new members of President Aquino’s Liberal… »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 July ) — A total of 1.56 million persons trooped to voters’ registration centers in the five-province, two-city Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) from July 9… »
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/20 July) – At the close of the 10-day general registration of voters for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), a total of 426,640 have registered in… »
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (MindaNews/18 July) – The Philippine government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front peace panels ended their three-day talks here Wednesday with a five-paragraph Joint Statement “expressing confidence in… »
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/17 July) — Flying registrants are getting paid more and “instant registration centers “have cropped up in Marawi City and outlying towns in Lanao del Sur as the… »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 July) – A network of peace groups has asked the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels to suspend the election of officials in the… »
DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews/14 July)—Officials are pushing for a more efficient registration process in the village with the highest number of voters here by setting different schedules of each… »
The ghosts of registrations past are back in the five-province, two-city Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), threatening the bedrock of its reform agenda and the very reason why the voters’ list in the region was annulled in the first place: girls and boys made to pretend they are 18 years old and above, hakot (hauling) of “flying” or multiple registrants in exchange for cash, and clustering of barangays that allegedly raises protests from rival politicians.
BONGAO, Tawi-tawi (MindaNews/12 July) — The general registration of voters went off to a peaceful start here, the Philippines’ southernmost province, although delays and power shortages slightly marred the event.… »
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/11 July) – Fearing for their lives, the entire team of election officers assigned in the municipality of Butig in Lanao del Sur pulled out dawn Wednesday after… »
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/10 July) — A multi-agency task force started a crackdown on vehicles ferrying “fictitious registrants” on Tuesday after Army soldiers intercepted 13 such vehicles in Saguiaran town in… »
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/09 July) — Flying registrants, the clustering of registration centers, and minors trying to register plagued the first day of the re-registration of voters in Lanao del Sur, an election official said today. Commission on Elections Commissioner Armando Velasco chanced upon a minor, a girl lining up to register at a registration center in Barangay Lower Dansalan, Marawi City on Monday, the first day of registration.
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/08July) — Election officer Tommy Macadingdang sat on the boxes containing generating sets at the motor pool of the Lanao del Sur provincial capitol Sunday, waiting for transportation. It has been hours since he started waiting but Macadingdang was not worried. He was optimistic that transportation will arrive in time for the generators to be delivered to Molundo town in Lanao del Sur.4
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY(MindaNews/7 July)– Gathered in two small hotels in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan cities, a band of election officers is honing their skills on the biometrics machines… »
ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/7 July)—Police arrested on Friday two city government project inspectors for violating the gun ban imposed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec). In an en banc session on… »
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/30 June) – The gun ban is on in preparation for the new registration of voters in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) but it will not… »
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/30 June) – OIC Governor Mujiv Hataman has warned politicians and potential “flying” registrants that cases would be filed against them should they cheat in the general registration… »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 June) – Register on July 9 to 18 or you lose your right to vote. This was the message of Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo to officials… »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 June) — Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo said he has worked out for a Commission on Elections (Comelec) gun ban during the general biometric registration of voters… »
QUEZON CITY (MindaNews/19 June) – The special registration for persons with disabilities (PWDs) nationwide set for next month will be called off following the Commission on Elections’ decision to give priority to voter registration in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).