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Inquirer.net – Filing of COCs to begin on Oct. 1 – Comelec

By Patricia Denise M. Chiu | Inquirer.net MANILA, Philippines — In preparation for the coming May 9, 2022, elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has released the schedule for the

Manila Standard – Comelec sets 2022 poll schedule

By Manila Standard The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has set the one-week filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COC) for all elective positions for the May 9, 2022 National and Local

GMA News Online – Comelec sets new registration hours for overseas voters

By TED CORDERO | GMA News Online The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has set a new voter registration schedule for those intending to register as overseas voters in the Philippines

Philippine News Agency – 4 registration hubs to accept OFW voter application: Comelec

By Ferdinand Patinio | Philippine News Agency MANILA – Four overseas voting registration centers in Metro Manila will be open starting next week to accept applications for registration in connection

SunStar – Comelec extends operation of overseas voter registration centers

By SunStar THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) is extending the operating days and hours of overseas voting local registration centers beginning Monday, February 15. In an advisory, the Comelec –

Manila Standard – ‘2022 elections to forge ahead, COVID or not’

By Vito Barcelo and Macon Ramos-Araneta | Manila Standard The Commission on Elections gave assurances Thursday the 2022 national elections would push through even if the threat of COVID-19 remained.

Inquirer.net – Conservationists warn on environment impact of splitting Palawan

By Jhesset O. Enano | Inquirer.net Splitting Palawan into three provinces would adversely impact its unique biodiversity and already threatened wildlife, conservationists warned on Tuesday, as the clock ticks nearer

Manila Standard – Saving Leonen

By Charlie V. Manalo | Manila Standard “What’s keeping the SC from releasing Leonen’s SALN?” There’s more to it than meets the eye. While we welcome the Supreme Court’s decision

ABS-CBN News – ‘Napakalaking loophole’: Why politicians get away with premature campaigning

By Rose Carmelle Lacuata | ABS-CBN News MANILA – Premature campaigning is usually frowned upon by Filipinos, but the Commission on Elections said many politicians are able to skirt around

Manila Bulletin – March 13 Palawan plebiscite seen as a ‘dry run’ for the conduct of May 2022 polls

By Leslie Ann Aquino | Manila Bulletin For the Commission on Elections (Comelec), the March 13 Palawan plebiscite is also some sort of a “dry run” for the May 2022