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Grab partners with Comelec for voter education

May 03, 2019 - 1:51 PM

Grab says Metro Manila and Cebu voters will also enjoy a discount on Election Day, when they head to polls

VOTER EDUCATION. Grab Philippines head Brian Cu places the "One Destination" sticker on a GrabCar that identifies the vehicle as part of the campaign on voter education. Photo from Comelec

Supreme Court stops Comelec from changing polling places in Sulu

Apr 02, 2019 - 5:35 PM

The Supreme Court's status quo ante order involves polling places in at least 5 barangays in Sulu for the May 13 elections

ELECTION PREPS. Sample vote-counting machine used in Philippine elections. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

#PHvote: How to register as voter in the Philippines

Sep 25, 2018 - 6:53 PM

Exercise your right to vote for the country's leaders, but first you have to register. Follow the steps here.

VOTER REGISTRATION. Residents of Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City on Monday, September 24, 2018, fill out forms at the barangay satellite regisration center during the first day of the last week of voters registration for the May 2019 elections. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LIVE: House hearing on the 2018 barangay, SK elections postponement

Mar 12, 2018 - 1:54 PM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler on Monday, March 12

Former Comelec janitor to lawyer – dreams come true at 2016 Bar exams

May 03, 2017 - 4:20 PM

UPDATED The Philippines new lawyers have inspiring stories of grit hard work and love for country Ramil Comendador worked as Comelec janitor while in law school

MTRCB website defaced in protest of anti-Duterte ad

May 07, 2016 - 4:06 PM

Presidential candidate Grace Poe who is a former MTRCB chairman is quoted saying the attack ad would pass her standards for truthfulness

The state of cybersecurity in the Philippines

Apr 27, 2016 - 1:22 PM

In the 3rd quarter of 2015 Kaspersky Lab reports the Philippines took the 33rd spot out of 233 countries prone to cybersecurity threats – a huge jump from the previous quarter’s 43rd rank

Outrage as voters' personal data leaked online

Apr 21, 2016 - 6:56 PM

Netizens express shock and anger after finding out that their birthdays addresses and passport info among others have been exposed

Website leaks Philippine voter data

Apr 21, 2016 - 4:39 PM

UPDATED Website: We thought that it would be fun to make a search engine of Philippine voter information

Internet security image from Shutterstock

Comelec, heat streak, royals on Star Wars | 12PM wRap

Apr 20, 2016 - 12:16 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Comelec website hacked a month before polls

Mar 27, 2016 - 11:56 PM

UPDATED The hackers group Anonymous Philippines wants the Comelec to implement the security features of vote counting machines in the May 9 polls

Vote-counting machines unreliable, says watchdog

Feb 14, 2016 - 2:17 PM

Poll watchdog Kontra Daya makes the observation after Saturday s mock elections

Mock Elections-BEI's remove election returns results after taransmitting at Bagong- Pag-asa Elementary School in Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Kabataan kicks off campaign with selfies, hashtag

Feb 09, 2016 - 10:45 PM

‎TayoAngPagasa‬ is Kabataan s campaign slogan setting the tone of their millennial campaign

How did SC justices decide key cases in 2014-2016?

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:29 PM

We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016

PLDT belies Comelec claim on transmission

May 24, 2013 - 3:08 PM

PLDT claims it was relatively easy to transmit election results from PCOS machines