A sneak peek into the UST Quadricentennial Pavilion, where all 6 vice presidential bets are set to battle it out on Sunday for the Comelec-organized event
The April 10 vice presidential debate follows a 'dual moderator and town hall' format, with the candidates answering queries from two moderators, a 3-person panel, and pre-selected audience members
The presidential debate on February 21 is the first one happening outside Metro Manila, and the first time that the public will see all the 2016 presidential bets on one stage
The Comelec's national media partner, GMA-7, is giving more slots to local journalists in the Cagayan de Oro event, but will not let them bring cameras and other equipment
The debate 'should be beyond corporate media's quest for higher ratings and wider readership,' says the Cagayan de Oro Press Club
The Vice President offers an apology to the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) for withdrawing from a debate that he himself proposed
(UPDATED) GMA Network and TV5 protest the Comelec's airtime limits for candidates before the Supreme Court. Unlike them, no political party has protested this rule.
The new rule tries to reflect the 'spirit' of the Fair Elections Act, say poll officials
Journalists ask Comelec to junk its rule requiring 'prior approval' for interviews with candidates. | A petition seeks to disqualify 3 families in the May polls for violating the constitutional ban on political dynasties. | US Ambassador Harry Thomas apologizes for the damage done by a US vessel to the Tubbataha reef.
Journalists blast the Comelec's 'right to reply' rule, which candidates may abuse; poll body says safeguards are in place
Broadcasters, whose businesses thrive during campaigns, ask the Comelec to bend its airtime limits for candidates