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Marcos overtakes Robredo in partial, official VP tally

MANILA -- Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Thursday, May 26, has overtaken Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo in the tightly-contested vice-presidential race.

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Congress may proclaim winning president, VP on May 31

THE Congress, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), may proclaim the winning president and vice president on May 31, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said Thursday.

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Duterte rivals urged to formalize concession

THE camp of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte urged Thursday the losing presidential candidates to formalize their concession to fast track the canvassing of votes by the Congress, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC).

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Comelec won't recognize proclaimed Mt. Province guv

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Thursday that it will not allow the newly proclaimed Mountain Province governor Kathy Jill Mayaen-Luis to assume her post after the poll body denied her petition for substitution last May 7.

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WHO: Some 1,000 killed in attacks on hospitals in 2 years

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 1,000 people have been killed worldwide in attacks on medical facilities in conflicts over the past two years in violation of humanitarian norms, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report Thursday.

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