“The CBCP did not make any such endorsement. Bishops and priests are not allowed to do that. That is clearly partisan politics. The CBCP continues to appeal to all Filipinos: Vote wisely in the coming elections. Let us continue to pray for peaceful, credible and honest elections,” he said.
THE Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) and the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) once again joined forces and set up a command post to monitor all election-related concerns of public school teachers sitting as members of the Electoral Board (EB) and other poll workers in today’s elections.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs – Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) said that despite numerous challenges on the conduct and management of elections overseas, Philippine Embassies and Consulates General have pulled through, with the 2019 midterm elections having the highest voter turnout for any Senatorial and Party List election.
There are many other sources of tension ripe for flare-ups: US military aid to self-ruled Taiwan, Chinese territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea, US criticism of Beijing’s Belt and Road global infrastructure programme, and US security warnings against Chinese telecom champion Huawei.
Director Jeanette Cruz of the Housing and Urban Development Coordination Council (HUDCC) explained that the National Housing Authority (NHA) was not able to fully exercise their administration over the area because of a special patent that was still not provided by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-National Capital Region (DENR-NCR).
“When it is paid for by the Filipino… If the contract ends by 2040, the profit that they projected to receive until 2077 — that agreement reached some tables already. But we are the ones who are going to pay for the profit that they won’t be able to receive once the contract ends,” he added.
He is survived by his wife Rhodora Bendigo Nograles and children Dr. Kristine Elizabeth Nograles-Hugo, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei Nograles, Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) party-list Rep. Jericho Jonas Nograles, and recent bar passer Margarita Ignacia Nograles.