The voters' data leak and a break-in at a Lanao town have put the Comelec, the National Privacy Commission, and the Data Privacy Act to the test
Special satellite voters' registration areas will be set up on March 8 in Metro Manila and in 22 highly-urbanized cities nationwide
A computerized system introduced in 2008 is supposed to address corruption by making processes uniform and transparent and by reducing discretion on the part of land titling personnel. But is the system effective?
The early registration – targeting incoming kindergarten up to Grade 10 students – will run until February 24
Interested parties may request for satellite registration activities in their area in preparation for the 2017 barangay and SK polls, says the Comelec
The Comelec data leak must spark new conversations on data privacy both in government and the private sector, says the Foundation for Media Alternatives
As some lawyers outline possible legal scenarios, Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez believes that adhering to the current progress of the case is the proper thing to do
The process for transferring ownership of inherited land is confusing, a netizen reports. Their application has been pending for almost two years.
After being found criminally liable by the National Privacy Commission following the voters' data leak in March 2016, the poll chief says they will file a motion for reconsideration
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Two investigations – one in Manila and another in Quantico,Virginia – on the documents related to the Ragua heirs' land claim in Quezon City yield interesting, and possibly far-reaching, results
US President-elect Donald Trump got the support of 42% of women voters, which contributed to his stunning victory
It's myopic for Pinoy Republicans to believe there is a place for them in a Trump White House
The registration period for overseas Filipino voters will be until September 30, 2018
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says the government target is to have all 1,516 cities and municipalities adopt the new scheme within 30 days, and facilitate online processing of business permits and licenses within the year
The petitioners tell the Supreme Court that the Comelec violated the SK Reform Act, which provides for an enlistment period of no less than 30 days
Instead of mandating the yearly registration of private vehicles in the country, Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto says this can be done every two years instead
The village and youth council elections will be on October 31
Players, coaches, official and even fans will be able to register for a national database this year
Proceeds from the fund-raising activity will be used mainly to refinance the group's P10-billion bond maturing in April 2017
Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim says 432,706 overseas Filipinos voted during the OAV from April 9 to May 9
'This involves a very crucial choice....Think of your loved ones and our beloved country,' Malacañang tells voters two days before the elections
Who among the 5 presidential candidates genuinely pushes for a simple, fair and equitable tax system?
Recent scandals involving the Iglesia ni Cristo cast doubt on the practice of bloc voting. Will INC members still obey their ministers on election day?
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Commissioner Christian Lim joins Commissioner Sheriff Abas in opposing a rule that allows voters to get replacement ballots
MacKeeper's Chris Vickery: "There was no password or authentication of any sort required. It was configured purely for public access."
'The weakest link in a social network is the one person who did not protect himself or herself'
Netizens express shock and anger after finding out that their birthdays, addresses, and passport info, among others, have been exposed
In a memorandum obtained by Rappler, Comelec Commissioner Sheriff Abas says the ballot replacement rule might 'eventually disenfranchise voters'
Davao is a city; Mayor Duterte is running to be president of an entire country. Name me a single all-out national drug war that has worked, and I will vote for Duterte.
Our system is more akin to that of some Latin American countries where 'split ticket' voting is allowed. The downside is we end up with the two top positions occupied by people who were not inclined to work together in the first place.
Despite the high initial turnout, the Philippine embassies in London and Seoul, among others, post a voter turnout of zero
There are at least 1.3 million registered overseas Filipino voters for the 2016 polls but voter turnout has not been high
(UPDATED) This year’s batch of overseas Filipino voters – the biggest in history – can cast their votes until 5 pm on May 9, Philippine time
The administration candidate banks on his local allies, led by the Cebu governor, to bring him votes
Some 600,000 license plates may be handed over to the LTO – duties and taxes waived – if the BOC gets approval from the DOF
EXCLUSIVE: Hackers have obtained information about voters which could allow criminals to commit identity theft. This can be considered the biggest private data leak in Philippine history.
Hindi laro ang pagpapatakbo ng isang probinsiya, siyudad, o bayan. Kung mataas ang pamantayan natin para sa mga pambansang kandidato, lalo tayong dapat maging mapili sa kampanyang lokal.
To provide Cebuano voters the opportunity to watch the debates, several sectoral groups organize viewing parties across the province
While much has been written about the prevalence of dynasties in Philippine politics and about the reservation that political dynasties are unhealthy for a democratic society, not much has been written about the profile of their voters
As the Comelec gears up for the elections, some groups are wondering: will they be able to vote?
The documents contain details like names, dates of birth and phone numbers for people from 51 countries including from Britain, northern Europe, the Middle East, north Africa, the United States and Canada
'I will not offer or give bribes or gifts to corrupt the integrity of our democratic process'
Students of Our Lady of Fatima University in Caloocan says they will support Miriam Defensor Santiago despite her low ratings