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The Philippine Commission on Elections is holding a national election in the country.
"Halalan" is Filipino for "elections." People are tweeting updates related to the National Election in the Philippines held today, May 10, 2010. The hashtag #halalan started as a reference to Halalan 2010, the special TV Coverage of ABS-CBN and the ABS-CBN News Channel, but has since been used in general for the entire elections.
Jejomar Binay the Newly elected Vice-President of the Philippines.Binays votes totaled 14,645,574, which is 727,084 over the votes received by closet rival and Aquinos runningmate, Sen. Manuel Mar Roxas II, who got 13,918,490.He was proclaimed as the Vice-President today at the Batasan Pambansa
Aquino opens up commanding lead in Philippine vote.
He is currently the second leading presidential candidate in the on-going elections in the Philippines. He was a former president who was ousted in 2001, jailed, pardoned and then ran again in the elections.
Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, president-elect of the Republic of the Philippines is having his inauguration today at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila.
A bomb from a passenger bus exploded on EDSA, an avenue in Manila, which resulted to 20 casualties.
Philippines advanced to the group stages for the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup after defeating Mongolia 3-2 on aggregate following a 2-0 win at home and a 2-1 defeat in Ulaanbaatar.
former Philippine Secretary of National Defense Angelo Reyes has died at the age of 66 of an apparent suicidal shot to the chest after visiting his mother's tomb.
Southern China braces for deadly typhoon.