Voting 101: What to do on Philippine Election Day

Before you head to the precincts on May 13 2013, here are some friendly reminders on how to vote.

By CJ Brosas

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  • ‘Noy repeatedly lauded SAF 44’
    ‘Noy repeatedly lauded SAF 44’

    President Aquino has repeatedly hailed the gallantry of the 44 policemen killed in the bungled Mamasapano operation, contrary to the claims made by Vice President Jejomar Binay, a Palace spokesman clarified yesterday. Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. of the Presidential Communications Operations Office maintained the President has repeatedly mentioned the slain policemen in several speeches, particularly in the aftermath of the incident. He pointed out that no less than Aquino himself admitted …

  • PhilHealth stops paying 2 hospitals over alleged pneumonia fraud
    PhilHealth stops paying 2 hospitals over alleged pneumonia fraud

    The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has stopped paying two private hospitals, one in Northern Luzon and another in Mindanao, over an alleged pneumonia fraud. Minguita Padilla, head executive staff of the health secretary and chair of the Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines, said that the freeze in payment came after PhilHealth learned that the hospitals were “suspiciously admitting” patients for an overnight stay even if they do not have health problems.  She said that …

  • Phl, US demand halt to China reclamation
    Phl, US demand halt to China reclamation

    The Philippines will join the United States in calling for a stop to China’s reclamation activities in the South China Sea and West Philippine Sea during a gathering in Kuala Lumpur of foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The 48th foreign ministers’ meeting began yesterday with host country Malaysia – through foreign minister Anifah Aman – taking a swipe at Beijing’s refusal to raise the maritime issue before the regional bloc. …

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