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Overseas Filipino voters set record


Philippine foreign outposts are reaching out to Filipinos overseas to make sure they have their say on election day.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Automated voting planned for more Filipino overseas voters


More Filipino overseas voters may soon be able to choose their candidates through automated machines as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) seeks to increase the number of countries where automated voting in the coming midterm elections will be implemented.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Park pitches herself as South Korea’s ‘captain’

Ruling Saenuri Party presidential candidate Park Geun-hye speaks during a press conference at the Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club in Seoul, Thursday, November 8, 2012. Park attempts to become the country's first female president and keep the government in conservative hands in the December 19 election. AP/AHN YOUNG-JOON

South Korea’s presidential frontrunner warned Thursday of a “critically transformative” period ahead for the Korean peninsula and Northeast Asia, marked by political flux and potential instability.

Posted: November 9th, 2012 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Romney narrowly wins in INQUIRER.net poll


Mirroring the neck-in-neck electoral battle between the two US Presidential candidates, the result of the INQUIRER.net poll has Republican Mitt Romney narrowly winning the election with a 3.96-percentage edge over incumbent President Barack Obama, a Democrat.

Posted: November 6th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fewer overseas Filipinos listing up to vote–Comelec


At the rate the registration for the 2013 elections of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is going, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it might not be able to meet its target one million overseas absentee voters by October.

Posted: August 27th, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »