29 April 2010 – We are deeply disappointed in the Commission on Elections for their outright rejection of our proposal to count just three positions in all the ballots cast on May 10, as a way to validate the count of the PCOS machines and make the historic 2010 election credible. Since the PCOS machines […]
25 April 2010 – With a strong sense of urgency, we, concerned citizens of the Philippines, respectfully request that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) consider our proposal for a simplified parallel manual count as a means to guarantee the credibility of the May 10 national elections.
9 March 2010 – The Makati Business Club notes with some satisfaction the apparent truce between the Philippine Government and Pilipinas Shell in their public disagreement over back taxes. The Office of the Solicitor General has accepted, and the Court of Tax Appeals has approved, Shell’s issuance of a bond to secure their alleged tax […]
11 February 2010 – We, the members of the business community, are dismayed and gravely concerned at the Commission on Elections’ denial of the joint petition of the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) and CBCP-NASSA for accreditation as citizens’ arm in the May 10 elections. This development is very alarming, given the crucial […]
18 January 2010 – The President’s power to appoint the members of the Supreme Court, which is mandated, under Section 4(1) of Article VIII of the Constitution, to be exercised within 90 days from the occurrence of any vacancy, ceases, under Section 15, Article VII, for the period of two months immediately before the next […]