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COMELEC removes DepEd’s Bayubay from Board of Canvassers

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has replaced suspended education superintendent Natividad Bayubay as a member of the board of canvassers (BOC) that will supervise...

City won’t impose gun ban as Palawan votes in the plebiscite

Puerto Princesa City is not keen to be included in the province-wide gun ban related to the March 13 plebiscite on RA 11259 dividing...

COMELEC accredits 2 oppositor groups, dismisses another

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) on Friday completed its accreditation of "oppositors" to the plebiscite, authorizing the Save Palawan Movement (SPM) and the Apostolic...

COMELEC pleased with plebiscite conduct

NARRA, Palawan — The Palawan plebiscite, the first electoral process the Philippines hosted amid a global pandemic, deciding on a three-way split of the...

Save Palawan Movement files TRO vs creation of 3 Palawan provinces

The petitioners are Cynthia Sumagaysay, Federico Virgo, Renato Baladad, Beatriz Dioso, Corazon Davila, Loreta Alsa, Hiya Hassan, and John Vincent Colili. They filed a motion and manifestation on May 8 through Atty. Julius Conception.

Brooke’s Point concedes to No, as Yes struggles overall

(UPDATED) Brooke's Point Mayor Jean Feliciano on early Sunday morning personally conceded to a No vote in the plebiscite in her municipality, acknowledging a...

PPC to serve as venue for plebiscite canvassing

Mayor Lucilo Bayron and his city legal team will hold an online meeting Monday with the provincial office of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC)...

Capitol anticipates COMELEC confirmation of plebiscite date

“Sinasadya siguro ng COMELEC na hindi pa ipadala, pero I believe COMELEC en banc approved it last week. Sadyang hindi pinadala dahil sa Pasko at New Year, maybe it will be in January. Baka March 13 nga talaga [ang] napili nilang date. Marami pang panahon [para maka-prepare para sa plebisito],” Governor Alvarez said during the Pakimanan ta si Gob on Tuesday.

Palawan environmental NGO leader declared ‘persona non grata’ by province

Chan, who heads the Palawan NGO Network Inc. (PNNI), has been involved in voluntary law enforcement campaigns going against illegal logging and fishing activities in Palawan.

COMELEC sees quick plebiscite voting in May

Provincial COMELEC spokesperson Jomel Ordas said they are expecting the voting to finish early afternoon.

Proposal to divide Palawan dead in the water

The gallery of the Legislative Hall erupted into a raucous celebration as the Provincial Plebiscite Board of Canvassers (PPBOC) proclaimed a victory for the No...

Gov. Alvarez upbeat on holding Palawan plebiscite amidst the pandemic

While the special poll, originally scheduled last May 11, has been indefinitely postponed due to the pandemic emergency, Governor Alvarez said these agencies are prepared once the poll body finally determines a date for the political exercise.