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Congress to probe 2016 polls

Senator Binay files resolution to convene congressional oversight committee MASSIVE cheating allegations in the 2016 polls will now be put under the spotlight as Sen. Nancy Binay pressed her colleagues over the weekend to immediately convene the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee and start its mandate of reviewing how the Automated…

Andy’s ‘hidden wealth’

Fruit of a poisonous tree, says DuterteYouth THE Duterte Youth, a youth organization supporting the current administration, believes the allegedly nearly P1 billion worth of ill-gotten wealth of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista may have come from Smartmatic. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The alleged ill-gotten wealth of…

77M ballots for barangay, SK polls

THE Commission on Elections would have to print at least 77,658,205 ballots should the October 31 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections push through. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Director James Jimenez, Comelec spokesman, said this is based on the report of the Election and Barangay Affairs Department to the En…
  • Published in Nation

‘Bautista will quit’

Embattled Comelec chief would rather resign than face impeachment, says Palace legal counsel BELEAGUERED Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista will resign if he is impeached by the House of Representatives. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo made this fearless forecast yesterday. "The Comelec chair…

House panel okays polls’ resetting

DESPITE the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) spending of at least P200 million for the village poll preparations, the House committee on suffrage and electoral reforms approved yesterday a consolidated bill seeking to reset the scheduled October 23, 2017 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to May 14, 2018 with a…
  • Published in Nation

House panel okays polls’ resetting

DESPITE the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) spending of at least P200 million for the village poll preparations, the House committee on suffrage and electoral reforms approved yesterday a consolidated bill seeking to reset the scheduled October 23, 2017 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to May 14, 2018 with a…
  • Published in Nation

‘Chiz’ sets own quiz on Comelec head issue

ASIDE from the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, the committee on banks, financial institutions and currencies might conduct a separate probe into the allegations of ill-gotten wealth against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista that his own wife earlier made public. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sen. Francis "Chiz" Escudero,…

Poe and Sotto are right -- Bautista must be probed asap

THE shocking revelations recently made by Patricia, the estranged wife of Comelec Chair Andres Bautista, have also inevitably brought out into the open some side issues which may have far-reaching effects, including the possibility that Chair Bautista may face impeachment if proven he used his position to gain wealth illegally…
  • Published in Opinion

Cheaper to keep her

WHAT happened to Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista reminded me of a song by Johnnie Taylor way back in 1973. The song is entitled ‘Cheaper to Keep Her’. I guess there’s no more explaining why the song could mean a lot to Bautista now. * * * Owing…
  • Published in Opinion

Family feud swak sa pulitika?

MAY mabentang telenobela ngayon: ang umaatikabong banatan sa pagitan nina Comelec chief Andres “Andy” Bautista at asawang Patricia “Tisha” Cruz. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Hango sa totoong buhay, klasikong halimbawa raw ito ng pagsasamantala ng mga personal na isyu para sa pulitikal na interes at pera. Ayon sa mga…
  • Published in Opinion
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