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Comelec sets up checkpoints in Baguio City - Sun.Star

THE Commissions on Elections (Comelec), together with Baguio City Police Office (BCPO), implemented the setting up of checkpoints in the city, coinciding with the nationwide election gun ban which started on Sunday, October 1. BCPO Community Relations ...and more »

Election period starts; gun ban takes effect - Sun.Star

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) set up checkpoints nationwide for the implementation of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) gun ban that started Sunday, October 1. The Comelec continued to impose the gun ban because President Rodrigo Duterte has ...and more »

Gun ban starts today - Manila Bulletin

By Leslie Ann G. Aquino. Carrying of guns and other deadly weapons is banned effective today, October 1, 2017, as the election period for Barangay and SK elections starts. The Senate has already passed on third and final reading a bill postponing the ...and more »

PNP sets up checkpoints -

Beginning today, expect more police visibility in public areas in Cebu, with more checkpoints set up by Philippine National Police (PNP) units across the province in compliance with the ban on the carrying of firearms and other deadly weapons. As the ...and more »

4 men fall on 1st day of Comelec gun ban - Sun.Star

FOUR people were arrested in Cebu during the first day of the nationwide gun ban. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) implemented a gun ban starting yesterday as part of its preparations for the Oct. 23, 2017 barangay elections. While no persons were ...and more »

Comelec completes printing of 59M ballots -

Even as it awaits the signing of the law postponing the barangay and youth polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has completed the printing of more than 59 million official ballots. Data from the poll body show that the National Printing Office ...and more »

Comelec deputizes DILG, Napolcom -

As the country awaits the signing of the law postponing the barangay and youth elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has deputized the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the National Police Commission (Napolcom) to ...and more »

Comelec deputizes Napolcom, other agencies for gun ban - Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has deputized the National Police Commission (Napolcom) and other law enforcement agencies to enforce the gun ban and other election rules in connection with the coming barangay and ...and more »

PNP chief to cops: Enforce election gun ban - Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa ordered policemen nationwide to enforce the gun ban in preparation for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections scheduled on Oct. 23, until ...and more »

Luczon: A little longer for Mindanao barangay officials - Sun.Star

OCTOBER has come, and in local politics, it means this is the season of the long-awaited barangay elections. Many times this have been postponed, and barangay officials and other hopeful candidates themselves, most of them, are already anxious for it ...and more »