Compendia and putting an up and comer to school

It was practically a “reality bites” scenario for young and upcoming Ronron Mejia when he met Melvin Dalangin on day two of the Philippine Scrabble Caravan last Sunday at the SM Sucat in Paranaque City. With less experience, and definitely

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The Bigger Picture

I was a half-millimeter away from having the title of


Residence is a common term in election laws. It has

Vote Counting Machine

The Vote Counting Machine or the VCM as it is now called, is still the PCOS (Precinct Count Optical Scan), the counting machine that was utilized in the first automated

Ban on Hiring

Since the election period has already started on January 9, 2022, there are several prohibitions that have set in. One of them is the ban on hiring employees, creation or

The Electoral Board

For purposes of the May 9, 2022 National and Local Elections, one of the deputized agencies of the Comelec for the administration of election laws and performance of election duties

Triumphs in sports despite the Covid-19 pandemic

It is another year with less action thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic and with surges that saw many Baguioittes and Filipinos catch the flu-like disease that has killed thousands. Despite

Voting in 2022

When Comelec Resolution No. 10727 was promulgated by the Comelec en banc on November 10, 2021, it already had in mind the integration of the IATF rules in the implementation


Christmas in the Philippines begins at ”Ber” months. Households and establishments are bringing back their colorful Christmas displays while others are preparing for the upcoming activities. At work, we know

Gun Ban

Comelec Resolution 10728 (Gun Ban), promulgated on November 10, 2021 speaks about the rules and regulations that will be applied in the bearing, carrying or transporting of firearms or other

In-Person Campaigning Under the New Normal

Another Comelec resolution was promulgated on November 24, 2021. Comelec Resolution number 10732 provides for the guidelines in the conduct of in-person campaign, rallies, caucuses, meetings, conventions, motorcades, caravans and

Pandemic Relief and Restructuring Programs

There are a lot of words to describe how we lived during the hard lockdowns brought about by this pandemic. Not only it has left us emotionally and physically drained

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