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Palace sees junta if polls collapse

Posted by akosistella on March 20, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang yesterday assured the public there would be no failure of elections this May but warned of a possible military takeover in the ensuing chaos arising from such an event.

Deputy presidential spokesperson Charito Planas said President Arroyo is definitely stepping down on June 30 and arrangements were already laid out for a peaceful turnover to the next chief executive.

Planas made the statement amid talks of a possible failure of the country’s first nationwide automated elections allegedly being orchestrated by the administration to prolong Mrs. Arroyo’s stay in power, starting with the appointment of her trusted generals to top posts in the military.

Click Philippine Star.

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AFP, PNP chiefs meet amid talk of failure of elections

MANILA, Philippines – Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Delfin Bangit and Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director-General Jesus Verzosa met behind closed doors in Camp Crame on Friday.

The two were tight-lipped about the meeting.

But observers said it may have something to do with Verzosa’s position on the possibility of having a holdover president in the event of a failure of elections.

Click ABS-CBN News

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