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Presidential elections are initially slated for April 20 but Afghan election officials were unprepared for a new nationwide poll so soon after October parliamentary elections
President Rodrigo Duterte's daughter wants to become president of Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod, the Davao City party led by her older brother Paolo
'Huwag po tayong magpa-epal sa mga proyekto ng gobyerno lalo na ngayong panahon ng kampanya,' the Department of the Interior and Local Government tells local officials
(UPDATED) Volodymyr Zelensky has tapped into widespread frustration over graft, poverty and a conflict with separatists that has claimed some 13,000 lives
President Rodrigo Duterte, in his Easter message, says he hopes evil 'will be swept away by our strong faith in the Almighty'
Despite protests from human rights groups, the 3-day plebiscite is expected to approve sweeping constitutional changes that will extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule until at least 2024
Trump is now digesting the report's findings that he was happy enough to benefit from Russian dirty tricks and tried repeatedly to hamper Mueller's investigation
(3rd UPDATE) US House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler is requiring Attorney General William Barr to submit to them the documents by May 1 at 10 am
US President Donald Trump, who initially celebrated the publication of the report, is in a more defensive mood on Friday, April 19, insisting that he had done nothing wrong
The debate, set to take place in Kiev's 70,000-seater Olympic Stadium Friday evening, will be the first and only policy head-to-head of the campaign between Volodymyr Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko
An Indian man says he became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine and voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party instead of its regional rival in Uttar Pradesh state
Here are some of the ways the US House of Representatives will likely follow up with more investigation
'Donald Trump has spent his entire presidency engaged in a nonstop campaign of obstruction, intimidation, and abuse of power,' says Democratic party chairman Tom Perez. 'No one is above the law.'
'I had the right to end the whole Witch Hunt if I wanted. I could have fired everyone, including Mueller, if I wanted. I chose not to,' Trump tweeted from Air Force One.
Trump's efforts to remove Mueller began after press reports indicated that the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election had widened to include whether the president had committed obstruction of justice
The report focuses on Russia's interference in the 2016 election, whether the Trump campaign helped in that effort and whether Trump tried to obstruct justice
'No collusion. No obstruction,' a triumphant President Donald Trump writes in a Game of Thrones pastiche tweet
'The president took no act that in fact deprived the special counsel of the documents and witnesses necessary to complete his investigation,' says Attorney General Bill Barr
More than 157 million of India's 900 million voters are eligible to cast ballots on the second of seven days of voting in the world's biggest election
Ana Marie Bersamin tells police that she and her team were harassed by some 40 supporters of incumbent Bangued Mayor Dominic Valera
'Government response to access issues must be holistic and decisive; Otherwise the same issues will keep resurfacing every 3 years'
While official results are not due until next month, 'quick counts' show President Joko Widodo between 9 and 11 percentage points ahead of ex-general Prabowo Subianto
Bishop Pablo Virgilio David calls on Filipino Catholics to 'bridge the anomalous gap between faith and social life' as they observe Holy Week 2019
'Young people's political choices may predict the next leaders who in turn will run the country's future'
The loss of the capital Ankara and Istanbul to the Republican People's Party is a major setback for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AKP after a decade and a half in power
Based on data collected at polling stations, Saiful Mujani Research Center, Indo Barometer, and Indikator Politik Indonesia say Widodo is holding a strong lead, although official results are not due until next month
More than 190 million voters were asked to choose between an incumbent president lauded for his infrastructure projects and a fiery nationalist with links to a brutal dictatorship
'During election time, this sickness of paranoia is very rampant,' says electiion officer Chubasco Cenen Caiña
The Supreme Court reminds judges that they should 'remain impartial' during the campaign period, amid reports that 'unscrupulous politicians' are using the courts to target their opponents
'I grew up different... So they don’t seem to accept na ‘Bakit ikaw ganyan? Bakit ‘di ka kagaya namin?’ says Makati Mayor Abby Binay on her siblings opposing her reelection bid
The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Election Tribunal, has not yet declared the official results of the Marcos-Robredo electoral protest case
More than 190 million Indonesians are set to cast a ballot
People spend 8 to 10 hours in a single PDP-Laban campaign rally, led by President Rodrigo Duterte
Reelectionist Governor Manuel Mamba, a former Liberal Party stalwart who jumped ship to PDP-Laban, hosts the campaign rally in Tuguegarao City
Kontra Daya convenor Danilo Arao also asks the Comelec hold a public forum with party-list groups with reported links to political dynasties or represent special business interests
In this election podcast, Rappler speaks with Hugpong ng Pagbabago secretary-general and Davao del Norte Governor Anthony del Rosario
Police say past elections in Lanao del Norte were marked by 'intense political rivalry' exacerbated by the rido culture in the province
Candidates who use copyrighted music without a license can be held criminally and civilly liable, says the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc
Asked by reporters on April 16 if he would run for president, Terry Gou says, 'I will have meetings today and hear (feedback). Hopefully we can talk about this tomorrow or later'
But Hugpong ng Pagbabago Secretary-General Anthony del Rosario says Sara Duterte and the party have decided to support Floirendo – aside from backing 3 other speakership bids
The takedown takes place ahead of the Indonesian presidential elections on April 17
Governor Anthony del Rosario and congressman Tonyboy Floirendo join forces to host the senatorial bets of Sara Duterte's Hugpong ng Pagbabago in Tagum City
The law prohibiting vote-buying covers not only candidates but also the voters
Less than half of senatorial bets have complied with this new Commission on Elections requirement as of Monday, April 15
Labor Win’s Ka Leody De Guzman says he wouldn’t expect the administration allies to join debates, as doing so would supposedly expose their anti-people interests and agendas
For starters, labor lawyer Allan Montaño says there is a big difference to changing the word ‘or’ to ‘and’ in the labor code definition of a contractor and sub-contractor
(UPDATED) Caloocan congressman Edgar Erice, who manages Mar Roxas' senatorial bid, says he and his candidate are 'true blue Liberals who 'stand with the party'
The Social Democrats pick 40 seats in parliament, only 0.2 percentage points ahead of far-right Finns Party
Election lawyer Emil Marañon says the task is too big for the Commission on Elections alone as some 100,000 statements of candidates' expenses are filed after elections
'So pati ba pagkatalo sa 2010 kasalanan din ni Noy?' asks Kris Aquino, lashing out at senatorial candidate Mar Roxas' campaign manager Edgar Erice