Tags: Lanao del Sur
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA / Kodao Productions / Bulatlat.com
I was caught in the middle of a gunfight that lasted hours in Tugaya, Lanao del Sur while covering the country’s first-ever automated elections. I don’t know if being ‘caught in the middle’ is a correct description because I was there as a journalist and had prior knowledge that that town is a poll hotspot. But I use it nonetheless because I did not want the gunfight to happen, much less witness it up close.
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
Nothing seems to have changed in the conduct of elections in Lanao.
By CARLOS H. CONDE
Despite the promise of order that computerization brings, the conduct of the elections in Maguindanao province and other areas in Mindanao leaves much to be desired.
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
The May 10 elections have officially began. As expected, the first five hours were far from smooth.
BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat ELECTION WATCH/BREAKING NEWS May 28, 2007 – 5:01 pm MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur – Were the voters from Barangay (village) Kadigilan, Lumbayanage town in Lanao del Sur not aware of the national elections? In precinct number 0010-A, the counting area in one of the classrooms in Amai Pak Pak Central…
BY EMILY VITAL BULATLAT May 25,2007 – 3:46 p.m. Election watchdog Kontra Daya has sent a team to Lanao del Sur to observe the special elections on Saturday. Led by Emmie de Jesus, one of the Kontra Daya convenors, the six-person team left for Lanao del Sur early morning, Friday. Nitz Mahinay serves as the…