Internet voting in the 2025 election for Filipino voters abroad has been approved by the Comelec

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has approved internet voting for Filipino voters abroad in the national and local elections in the year 2025. According to Comelec chairman George Erwin Garcia, the goal of internet voting is to reach a higher overseas voter turnout. The official said that although a 39% overseas voting turnout was recorded…

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Apostolic nuncio among those attending the 126th CBCP Plenary Assembly to be held in Aklan

KALIBO, Aklan—The Diocese of Kalibo confirmed that the leaders of the Philippine Catholic Church including the papal nuncio will go to the province of Aklan for the plenary assembly on the rare occasion that it will be held outside of Metro Manila. According to Fr. Tudd Belandres, parish priest of St. John the Baptist Cathedral…

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56 Filipinos in Sudan, requesting help from the government for their repatriation – DFA

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported that more than 150 Filipinos are requesting assistance from the government for their repatriation from Sudan amid the ongoing conflict between the Sudanese military and paramilitary groups. According to DFA Undersecretary Eduardo Jose de Vega, although only 300 Filipinos are registered living in Sudan, the Philippine Embassy has…

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