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Tags: 2022 elections
Presidential candidates’ stand on the West Philippine Sea and beyond
For the fisherfolk of Zambales, this election is an opportunity to be heard of their hardships as the tension in the West Philippine Sea continues. Should these politicians win, they vow to hold them to account and make sure these are campaign jokes no more.
Bulatlat Special Coverage: People’s Agenda 2022
As Filipinos return to the polling precinct next month, Bulatlat, the Philippines’ longest-running online alternative news and authority in human rights reporting, has revisited the stand of those running for president and vice president on issues confronting the marginalized and the oppressed. This is part of Bulatlat’s commitment to truth-telling, defending press freedom, and resisting…
Release reso on Marcos Jr.’s disqualification case, Comelec urged
Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said that Marcos Jr.’s “repeated and persistent failure to file his income tax returns for 1982, 1983, 1984 and 1985 constitute an offense involving moral turpitude,” citing section 12 of the Omnibus Election Code.
Question Everything | When analysts get it wrong about the Philippine Left
Deliberate or not, the glaring error of some partisan critics of the Left is to polemicize with a distorted sense of history and improper reading of the local political landscape.
‘Credible elections need credible media’
For a credible election to occur, there needs to be credible media.
Not letting health workers join 2022 partylist polls, ‘a big injustice’
Comelec earlier denied the Nurses United Partylist the accreditation it needs to run for the partylist elections next year. This, said Makabayan chairperson and senatorial aspirant Neri Colmenares, adds to “the big injustice suffered by our pandemic heroes.”
Network to combat disinformation, electoral fraud launched
Members of the academic community from various public and private universities established an anti-disinformation and anti-fraud network to fight for fair and pro-people elections in 2022.
A second look at the disqualification case vs. Marcos Jr.
Respondents said that per the certificate of candidacy (COC) that Marcos Jr. filed, there was a deliberate intent to mislead, misinform, and deceive the electorate, saying that his knowledge of the fact that he was convicted of tax evasion charges is undeniable.
Commuters, transport sector demand better public mass transport
Filipino commuters have to wait 20 to 30 minutes to secure a ride and another one to 2.5 hours of travel time to reach their destination.
Social media giants urged to provide stricter measures vs. disinformation as PH elections draw near
“Respective managements of online platforms are not taking enough steps to address how politicians use social media apps to peddle lies to thousands and even millions of citizens. These companies should not serve as conduits for historical distortion that assists in installing tyrants to top government positions.”