7 MManila cities eyed by police as poll hot spots
Posted by akosistella on March 30, 2010
(Updated 7:10 PM) Seven of Metro Manila’s 17 cities were identified as possible election hot spots because of tough competition among local candidates, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief said.
Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Taguig, Makati, Pasay, Manila, and Quezon cities “are hotly contested areas,” NCRPO head Director Roberto Rosales said.
“So far these are the areas where competitions are tight,” Rosales added in Filipino when he was interviewed by reporters at the National Police headquarters in Camp Crame.
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Philippine Army launches ‘text hotline’ for elections
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Army has stepped up its campaign to protect and safeguard the credibility of the coming May 10, 2010 polls by using the most popular mode of communication: the mobile phone.
The army recently launched a project called the “Info-Text for Credible Elections” that allows them to receive and respond to voters' poll-related concerns.
Citizens can send a text or SMS (short messaging system) to a special number, 0917-500-ARMY (2796).
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