Augusto Lagman - updates

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Without efficient public transport, higher auto taxes 'unfair'

Jun 08, 2017 - 5:15 PM

It s not going to be fair to the commuting public that we don t have that efficient transport system and yet we are shelling out big amounts in order to buy private vehicles says the Automobile Association of the Philippines

AFP file photo

Hybrid poll system demonstrated in mock election

Jun 27, 2015 - 10:19 PM

The Comelec is present in a demo of the Precinct Automated Tallying System PATaS a semi automated system pushed as an alternative to the PCOS machines and the current fully automated polls

PATAS TEST RUN. An IT personnel prepares the equipment that will be used in Saturday's mock elections for the PATaS in Bacoor City, Cavite. Photo by Namfrel

Webcams proposed to guard 2016 ballots

May 29, 2015 - 6:54 PM

The Commission on Elections mulls the semi automated process proposed by an election watchdog

Prove PCOS can be rigged, Brillantes dares ex-poll official

Jan 07, 2015 - 5:25 PM

Former Comelec commissioner Augusto Lagman accepts the Comelec chief s challenge on one condition

Ex-Comelec Comm. Augusto Lagman and current Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr.

Watchdogs fear 'sham bidding' for addt'l voting machines

Nov 11, 2014 - 6:25 PM

The concern arises from Smartmatic s participation in the bidding process when it has yet to explain issues of technical glitches and data security in past elections

Former Comelec Commissioner Gus Lagman. File photo by Rappler

To fix or to scrap the confirmation system?

Jun 23, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Among the proposals to reform the CA are to adopt the US model to repeal the one person veto and to adopt a criteria for confirming and rejecting nominees

MORE TRANSPARENT. CA members, nominees and observers say the Commission on Appointments should make the confirmation process more transparent and less arbitrary. File photo from CA website

Beef and pork: Confirmation politics and Napoles

Jun 22, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Nominees who went through the Commission on Appointments say requests for projects appointments and lump sum funds put them in compromising situations

IN PHOTOS: 18th Annual Motorsports Awards

Apr 06, 2013 - 2:12 PM

The country s best drivers are awarded in the presence of car enthusiasts and in a hall full of gorgeous vintage cars

CLASS CHAMPIONS. Champions, first and second runner-ups of divisions 1 to 3 competitions pose with their trophies. All photos by Andrew Robles

Comelec decides to buy Smartmatic's PCOS

Mar 16, 2012 - 10:29 AM

The controversial PCOS machines will be used again for the 2013 elections