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Will climate become an ‘election issue’ in 2025?

Reversing longstanding sociopolitical trends would not take mere months. Yet the climate crisis does not care about these trends

Akbayan hits Dutertes’ Senate bid as desperate attempt to cling to...

"In their panic, they're trying to bluff through this crisis, but their old tricks are worn out. The public sees through their theatrics"

Philippines’ high court overturns ban on vote machine firm

Smartmatic, which was involved in the last five Philippine national elections between 2010 and 2022, went to court to challenge the ban

PPCRV voices concerns over Cha-cha plebiscite in 2025 polls

The poll body said that holding the twin electoral exercises could save the Philippine government as much as P13 billion.

Examine how Comelec deals with petitions vs Smartmatic

A week before election day, it replaced all 76,000 PCOS SD (secure digital) and the same number of backup cards, unreviewed

Good governance should begin in the barangays — bishop

“Fill (your ballots with people) with integrity, those who can really help in our barangays and our nation,” he said.

Philippines prepares for 3 elections in next two years; 10 urgent...

The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) sits down with election watchdogs to identify urgent tasks before the 3 elections

Unresolved allegations of election fraud

This underhanded manipulation of electoral process strikes at the heart of democratic principles, where transparency and fairness are of paramount importance

Retired colonel preparing to remove Comelec brass

Odoño believes that voters have a right to such logs as proof of accurate ballot count and that the Truth and Transparency petitioners, TNT Trio, were doing right

One family, five candidates: dynasties rule rural Thailand

Rural Thailand is threaded with the influence of rich, powerful clans and part of their local support rests on political interventions

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