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Provincial COMELEC wants city covered by gun, liquor ban during plebiscite

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Palawan has asked Puerto Princesa City to provide possible measures to implement a liquor and gun ban during...

Kalayaan plebiscite voting faces logistical in hurdles

Less than twenty-four hours before the polling starts in Kalayaan town, the election paraphernalia have not arrived in the island town at the West...

COMELEC suspends preparations for May plebiscite

In a memorandum dated March 25 addressed to Malacanang, the poll body stated that they decided to approve the recommendations to suspend its preparations "effective immediately."

COMELEC releases rules for Palawan plebiscite amid pandemic

According to Comelec Resolution No. 10687, only a maximum of five voters are allowed inside a voting center and must wear face masks and face shields.

SPM calls for Bayubay inhibition in plebiscite

The civil society group Save Palawan Movement (SPM) has renewed its call to inhibit Palawan education superintendent Natividad Bayubay from any participation in the...

Capitol allocates P80 million for incoming 3 provinces plebiscite

The plebiscite will decide whether Palaweños will agree to divide the province into three separate local government units (LGUs), namely Palawan del Norte, Palawan del Sur, and Palawan Oriental.

One Palawan petitions SC to nullify law creating 3 provinces

A petition to nullify Republic Act 11259 creating three Palawan provinces was filed Wednesday morning before the Supreme Court (SC) by the One Palawan...

Wearing of face shields in Palawan plebiscite voluntary: COMELEC

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is only encouraging voters in the March 13 plebiscite for the proposed division of Palawan province to wear face...

Plebiscite official campaign period is February 11 – Mar 12

According to the poll body's calendar of activities leading up to the March 13 plebiscite, the information and campaign will be conducted through online, virtual, televised, or radio-aired programs, symposiums, and debates.

Opposition steps up fight vs Palawan division

Civil society groups in Palawan are unfazed with the passage of the law dividing Palawan into three smaller provinces and vowed to "exhaust all...

City voters seek to join SC petition vs division of Palawan

Regina Palanca, a businesswoman and one of the signatories in a "petition for intervention", said they want to be part of the petition filed in January last year by members of a civil society group.

COMELEC-Bataraza naglabas ng alituntunin para sa boboto sa plebisito

Naglabas ng panuntunan ang municipal election office ng bayan ng Bataraza kaugnay sa nalalapit na pagdaraos ng plebisito para sa panukalang paghahati ng Palawan sa...