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By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The mystique of technology, especially high tech or cutting-edge technology, as the silver bullet that would slay the monster of the notoriously dirty, violent and fraud-ridden elections in the Philippine setting has lost much of its allure after the 2010 presidential polls. While the intricacies of the AES is…

By the Center for People Empowerment in Governance (CenPEG) A major victim in this electoral exercise is the people’s right to know. By consistently imposing rigid guidelines and restrictions to “make available the source code for independent review,” the Comelec is actually obstructing the exercise of the citizens’ right to know that would have ensured…

NEWS RELEASE 15 January 2011 A workers’ poll watchdog dared the successor of retired Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Jose Melo to unlock the ��secrets” of the May 10, 2010 automated polls and to hold those accountable for the troubles during last elections. Workers’ Electoral Watch (WE Watch), a network of workers advocating fraud-free elections,…

By CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Streetwise/Business World Posted by Bulatlat.com Technology has always been a double-bladed tool. In the right hands and wielded properly, it is like a magic wand that can make everyday living easier, work lighter, production faster and more efficient, etc. Used improperly and in the wrong hands, it could cut a swathe of…

By CHERYLL D. FIEL / Davao Today
The City Board of Canvassers in Davao lowered the threshold of votes necessary for the winning candidates to be proclaimed winners. The Board proclaimed the winners five hours after it resumed counting of votes on Wednesday, May 12.