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COMELEC to print over 67M ballots for May polls

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to start this week the printing of the more than 67 million official ballots to be used...

COMELEC sets rules for random manual audit of 2022 polls

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has released the guidelines for the conduct of the random manual audit (RMA) for next year's elections. In Resolution 10738...

COMELEC warns poll bets anew vs. holding superspreader events

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday reiterated its earlier reminder for all aspirants in the May 2022 polls to refrain from holding mass...

Unvaccinated voters allowed in 2022 polls: COMELEC exec

Unless disqualified by law, the right to suffrage does not distinguish who is vaccinated or not. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon thus urged...

Cancellation of 2022 polls due to pandemic unlikely: Jimenez

An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday said it is unlikely that the May 2022 elections on a national scale can...

Elections commission sets rules on online campaign rallies for 2022 polls

Candidates in the May 2022 elections are allowed to conduct e-rallies and live streams during the campaign period. In Resolution No. 10730 or the Rules...

COMELEC issues rules on gun ban during election period

The gun ban will take effect from January 9 until June 8 next year, the election period for the May 9 polls, the Commission...

COMELEC sets November 8 deadline to correct names for official ballot

Aspirants for national and local positions have until the first week of November to file corrections to their names for the May 2022 polls. Commission...

DOLE releases guidelines on payment of 13th-month pay for 2021

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday released the guidelines for the computation of the mandatory 13th-month pay for private-sector workers for...

Job opportunities for OFWs in Taiwan ‘promising’: POLO

Job opportunities for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Taiwan particularly in Taichung, the central district of the host island is encouraging, the Philippine Overseas...

DOLE suspends TUPAD program in Palawan due to anomalies

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has suspended the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) program in the 2nd District of Palawan...

Nuisance candidates, final list for May 2022 known by December

Not all of the 97 presidential candidates, 28 vice-presidential candidates, and 175 senators who submitted certificates of candidacy (COCs) will be on the official...