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Timeline of the rift between COMELEC Chair Bautista and Commissioner Guanzon

The verbal tussle between Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Chair Andres Bautista and Commissioner Rowena Guanzon has been generating headlines since it erupted last January 7. This post will look back at how it all began: December 22 – Various media organizations began reporting that night

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COMELEC must let Duterte run for president – ex Chief Justice Panganiban

Retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban said the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) must not use legal technicalities stemming from a clerical error to stop Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte from running for president. In a column for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Panganiban expressed his belief

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Miriam Santiago slams budget cut against reproductive health services

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago strongly denounced the recent revelation that the P1 billion proposed by the Department of Health (DOH) for the procurement of contraceptives has been scrapped from the 2016 national budget. The defunding happened despite the mandate of Republic Act 10354 or the Responsible

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Libo-libo, maaapektuhan ‘pag dineklarang hindi natural-born citizen ang mga foundling – CJL

Hindi lang si Senador Grace Poe ang maaapektuhan kapag nagdesisyon ang Korte Suprema na hindi siya maaaring tumakbong presidente dahil sa hindi maituturing na natural-born Filipinos ang mga foundlings o iyong mga sanggol na inabandona ng kanilang mga magulang matapos isilang. Ito ay iginiit ng iba’t

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