Campaign Finance Unit - updates

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Part 2: Toothless laws, elections, campaign donors

Mar 24, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Is the Comelec doing enough to stop corporations from making campaign donations?

Part 1: Poe, other bets, used corporate donors for campaigns

Mar 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Philippine laws prohibit corporations from making campaign donations However the practice continues with both corporation and candidate having little or no fear of consequences

CORPORATE DONORS. Despite Philippine laws prohibiting corporations from donating to candidates and political parties, many still do.

#PHVote throwback: LP spent the most in past campaign

Feb 03, 2016 - 10:28 AM

We review the past campaign spending of political parties with presidential bets in 2016 Will parties once again spend millions hoping for a return on investment?

Some candidates dishonest in campaign spending – poll watchdogs

Feb 02, 2016 - 7:49 PM

Eric Alvia of Namfrel says that to set a level playing field among all candidates we should look at state funding admittedly a difficult push

Comelec eyes 590 bets for perpetual disqualification

Oct 24, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Prominent names who failed to report campaign expenses include ex ARMM governor Nur Misuari ex Caloocan City mayor Macario Asistio Jr and ex Quezon City congressman Ismael ‘Chuck’ Mathay III

Comelec taps council vs elections money laundering

Oct 05, 2015 - 9:01 PM

The Anti Money Laundering Council will monitor and ensure that proceeds from unlawful activities are not converted into campaign contributions and expenditures

Comelec urged: 'Watch campaign funders, too'

Nov 16, 2012 - 5:11 PM

Money from big business interests and political lobby even illegal activities may find their way to candidates war chest

PANELISTS. Ateneo's Joy Aceron, Comelec's Christian Robert Lim, LENTE's Ona  Carritos, and TAN's Vincent Lazatin talk about campaign finance. Photo by Reynaldo Santos Jr.

Comelec creates new unit to monitor campaign finances

Jun 27, 2012 - 4:51 PM

The Campaign Finance Unit will receive and examine reports submitted by candidates and their contributors during the elections