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Comelec proclaims 55 winning party-lists

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has officially proclaimed on Thursday the 55 party-list groups that won in this year's national polls. The proclamation came a day after the Comelec, serving as the National Board of Canvassers, canvassed the last of the 173 certificates of canvass at the Philippine International Convention CenterForum Tent in Pasay City. #In60words...

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Lawyer-vlogger Trixie Cruz-Angeles is Marcos' press secretary

According to incoming Executive Secretary Atty. Rodriguez, Cruz-Angeles accepts the offer as press secretary of presumptive President Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr., on Wednesday.

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Zarate vows to help allies in 19th Congress to push

Bayan Muna failed to secure a seat in Congress for the first time in 20 years. Hence, Rep. Zarate ensures that the partylist continues to forward people's interests and resist historical revisionism from the impending Marcos administration. The said partylist will help the Makabayan bloc representatives with seats in the office.

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Marcos, Duterte officially declared as next president, VP

Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr. was formally proclaimed the next President of the Republic of the Philippines on Wednesday, May 25 which he attended with his family. #Iin60words

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Congress begins canvassing votes for president, VP

Congress has called a joint public session to sit as National Board of Canvassers for the presidential and vice-presidential races. The new rule allowed the boards of canvassers to explain discrepancies through any means of communication considered safe and reliable.

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Comelec to file charges vs those liable for discarded 2022

Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Commissioner George Garcia said on Monday, May 23, that the COMELEC will press charges against those liable for the mismanagement of 2022 poll items found in Cavite. Paraphernalia, voting receipts, and official ballot boxes containing training ballots were found.

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Senators honor Susan Roces National treasure, reachable star, kind to

The Senate adopted Senate Resolution 1002 to express their sincerest condolences on the passing of Susan Roces, 80, a Filipina veteran actress and mother of Senator Grace Poe, who died on May 20.

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Senate OKs bill seeking lifetime validity of birth, death, marriage

The Senate approved the third and final reading for the permanent validity of birth, death, and marriage certificates. With a vote of 21-0-0, the senators approved Senate Bill 2450 or the Permanent Validity of the Certificates of Live Birth, Death, and Marriage Act. Regardless of their issuance date, the certificates, as mentioned earlier, remain recognized and accepted in various government and private transaction...

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LGUs request to extend deadline for removal of election materials

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año revealed that some local government units failed to meet the May 14 deadline regarding the removal of election campaign materials as they requested that they be given more time due to their lack of resources. #In60words

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Duterte says his job now is to find beautiful women

President Rodrigo Duterte joked that his job now is to find a beautiful woman. His jest follows the imminent departure of the President from his office in June 2022. #In60words

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Marcos to decide PNP's Danao fate Año

The appointment of the Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge (OIC) Lt. Gen. Vicente Danao Jr. to the permanent position will depend on presumptive President Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr., Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said. #In60words

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PDP-Laban endorses Romualdez as next House speaker

President Rodrigo Dutertes party PDP-Laban endorsed House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez (Leyte) to be the speaker in the 19th Congress. PDP-Laban president Alfonso Cusi says Romualdez said Romualdez can unite political parties in the lower house to continue the legacy programs of the Duterte administration. #In60words

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Abalos is DILG secretary of incoming Marcos cabinet

After choosing Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio as Education Secretary, the campaign manager of the Uniteam, and former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairperson Benhur Abalos will serve as the next Interior and Local Government Secretary of the incoming Marcos administration. #In60words

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Sara tells supporters to be humble, reach out to others

Presumptive vice president Sara Duterte called on the UniTeam supporters to be humble enough to reach out to competitors backers as a way to unite the country. We have to be magnanimous because we are only 31.5 million, kailangan natin sila para tayo ay maging isang 100% na bansa. #In60words

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Robredo's thanksgiving rally moved to Ateneo

By; Catherine Cueto The thanksgiving gathering of Vice President Leni Robredo was moved to the Ateneo de Manila University after the Quezon City Government denied their request for a permit at the Quezon Memorial Circle. The local government unit cited the possible traffic it may bring, with Friday being a payday and the last...

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