CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) is set to launch its own election "hotspots map" on February 8.

According to Alaysa Escandor of CMFR, the hotspots map is for the upcoming 2010 elections.

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She said in a letter sent to Sun.Star Pampanga that CMFR will create an interactive hotspots map that will plot the areas the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Commission on Elections (Comelec) have classified as "hotspots" or have been included in their "election watchlist."

"We are aiming to have the hotspots map ready and uploaded in the CMFR website by Monday next week," Escandor said.

The hotspots map could be accessed at http://www.cmfr-phil.org/.

Escandor said anyone willing to contribute to the hotspots map are most welcome.

For inquiries, the following numbers may be called: (02) 840-0903/894-1326/894-1314/840-0889 (telefax) or e-mail information at alaysa@cmfr-phil.org. (JTD)