Comelec Deactivates Over 300K Overseas Voters

Comelec Deactivates Over 300K Overseas Voters

Spotlight

Phoenix Introduces New FamilyMart Retail Format Through Cebu Stores

FamilyMart opens three new compact stores in Cebu, offering a unique customer experience in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Globe Introduces Mobile Health Solution With GoHealth

For just P20, you can now enjoy up to P,1000 health insurance from Pacific Cross!

SM Wins 15 Awards From HK’s CG Asia Magazine

SM Investments Corporation continues to be recognized abroad as it recently bagged 15 awards in the 10th Asian Excellence Awards 2020 of Hong Kong magazine Corporate Governance Asia.

GSIS Offers Computer Loan For Members

GSIS, ilulunsad ang Computer Loan Program upang matulungan ang mga miyembro nito at kanilang pamilya sa pagbili ng computer o laptop na gagamitin para sa kanilang mga trabaho o virtual classes ng kanilang mga anak.

Over 300,000 overseas voters have been deactivated for failure to participate in 2 electoral exercises, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) reported.

Comelec-Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV) Director Elaiza David said as of Nov. 8, a total of 313,101 voters abroad have been removed from the overseas voters list.

“After due deliberation of the list of overseas voters whose registration records were due for deactivation, the Board resolves and orders the deactivation of 313,101 overseas voters who failed to vote in the 2016 and 2019 National and Local Elections, as shown in their voting records,” said the order of deactivation signed by David, who is also chairperson of the OFOV’s Resident Election Registration Board (RERB).

The OFOV has been directed to remove from the overseas database the voting records of the overseas voters.

It was also ordered to submit the updated data to the Information Technology Department of the poll body.

She added that the deactivation of voters overseas will be until this week.

Earlier, the Comelec announced that the registration period for Filipino citizens overseas will start next month for the May 2022 presidential polls.

The registration will start on December 16 and will run until September 30, 2021.

Comelec data showed there are a total of 1,822,173 registered overseas voters in the May 2019 polls. (PNA)

Kapuso Barangayan On Wheels: Reaching Out To More Filipinos In The Regions

GMA Regional TV's Kapuso Barangayan on Wheels continues to reach out to more Filipinos across the country!

TCS Launches goIT Education Program In The PH

Tata Consultancy Services' program provides vital technology training for students to improve their communities and secure the nation's digital future.

DOLE Gives P26-M Aid To 4K Bicolanos

The grant aims to see people's lives transform from good to better, then better to best, said Secretary Silvestre Bello III.

Gatchalian Seeks Better Quality Assurance Of Distance Learning Materials

"Sa pagpapatuloy ng edukasyon sa panahon ng pandemya ng COVID-19, hindi lamang ang paraan ng pagtuturo ang dapat nating tutukan. Kailangang siguruhin din natin na tama ang mga araling itinuturo natin sa ating mga kabataan. Sa pagsuri natin sa bawat aralin, ang kaalaman ng mahigit 22 milyong mag-aaral ang nakasalalay."

Miss Cavite Billie Hakenson Comes Out As Bisexual

Another win for the LGBTQ community!

Yellow Cab Lets You Celebrate Your #SmallWins As You Do You

Celebrate your #SmallWins as you continue to #YouDoYou with Yellow Cab!

Gatchalian Files Bill Seeking Reforms To Improve Teacher Education

The Teachers Education Council will institutionalize the National Educators Academy of the Philippines, the Department of Education's professional development arm, which will provide and streamline professional development of teachers and school leaders.

Southern Leyte Town Bans Daytime Karaoke Sessions

The town of Sogod in Southern Leyte has banned the daytime use of karaoke and videoke to enable a conducive learning environment for students taking modular and online classes at home.

Visayas LGUs Urged To Adopt Cebu City’s Ops Center Concept

Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino is pushing for the institutionalization of the Emergency Operations Center in various localities in the Visayas to equip them with strategies in the fight against COVID-19.