NPO - updates

Rappler's latest stories on NPO


FAST FACTS: What's in the PCOO budget?

Feb 14, 2018 - 2:53 PM

PCOO's funds in the national budget include those for attached agencies such as the Philippine Information Agency, RTVM, and the National Printing Office

Kazakh man dies in fire after Russian rocket launch

Jun 15, 2017 - 5:37 PM

The blaze reaching 15 kilometers 9 5 miles across is unleashed by parts of a rocket that fell to earth on Wednesday after a launch from the nearby Baikonur cosmodrome

Coloma denies Andanar's corruption allegations in NPO, APO

Jul 11, 2016 - 8:55 PM

It is his duty to first verify the accuracy of reports being fed to him before he discusses these publicly says former Palace Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma on his successor

Comelec prints 56.77M ballots in record speed

Apr 09, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says this should quell fears about ballot printing after it was delayed at least 3 times

BALLOTS PACKED. The Commission on Elections says it has finished printing these ballots for the May 9 elections two weeks ahead of schedule. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Comelec awards contracts for 2016 poll services

Nov 04, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The contracts for ballot printing and warehousing of vote counting machines are sealed while the contract for the transmission of election results is being finalized

More than half of Chinese see war with Japan – poll

Sep 10, 2014 - 5:38 PM

A survey conducted in both nations found that 53 4 of Chinese envisage a future conflict with more than a fifth of those saying it would happen within a few years while 29 of Japanese view military confrontation as a possibility

PROTEST. Protesters chant slogans and carry mock Japanese flags during an anti-Japan protest outside the building housing the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong, China, 27 December 2013. Jerome Favre/EPA

The party that took ballots seriously

Apr 04, 2013 - 7:07 PM

Only UNA deployed representatives to monitor the ballot printing process 24 7

Did parties care about ballot-printing?

Apr 03, 2013 - 11:43 PM

The NPO says only one political party consistently monitored ballot printing

Printing spoils less than 1% of ballots

Apr 03, 2013 - 6:49 AM

UPDATED The National Printing Office finishes printing all 52 3 M ballots for May 13

How gov't secures 'heart' of polls

Jan 30, 2013 - 11:34 PM

How will around 500 people secure ballots – the heart of elections – for over 52 M Filipinos?

Ballots '100% tested' by 2013?

Nov 08, 2012 - 6:26 PM

The National Printing Office allays fears of a widespread rejection of ballots in 2013 following reports of sample ballots rejected by PCOS machines