11 May 2010 – The Makati Business Club congratulates the Filipino people for a successful election! The Comelec deserves our people’s thanks for managing an electoral process that the people believe to be credible. Despite the many delays in meeting their schedule resulting in having to make compromises on the security of the automated election […]
4 May 2010 – The reports about the failure of Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines to perform adequately in tests in several cities in Metro Manila confirm our worst fears, now egregiously manifested in local contests. The Comelec proposes that a random manual audit (RMA) can detect machine failure as well as fraud. But […]
5 May 2010 – We, the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines, Makati Business Club, Management Association of the Philippines, and Philippine Bar Association, are vehemently against any proposal to postpone elections scheduled on May 10, 2010. While proponents of postponement may argue that more time is needed to correct minor errors, we do not […]
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.