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Reflections on Philippine elections

Reflections on Philippine elections

By Alin Ferrer-Garganera, Public service media practitioner Radio anchor/ broadcaster MANILA: We just concluded the national elections in the Philippines on May 9, 2022, and the results are in. To say it was shocking to many would be an understatement. Twelve new senators have been proclaimed. Almost 90% of the House of Representatives have also […]

Election as social contract

Election as social contract

By Rosalin Ferrer-Garganera ‘On Target Media Concept’ reporter, Radio anchor/ broadcaster Philippines MANILA: Election fever is gripping the Philippines now. With less than a month to go when an estimated 67.5 million Filipinos will troop to election precincts and choose our next political leaders. Actually, about 1.7 million Filipinos who are outside of the Philippines […]

Upshot of the July 11, 2020 General Election in Singapore

Upshot of the July 11, 2020 General Election in Singapore

By Ivan Lim, Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN  SINGAPORE: In 2020, politics in Singapore threw up some surprises. Despite misgivings, the government went ahead, in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic, to hold a general election in which conventional door-to-door campaigning and open-air party rallies had to be replaced by TV broadcasts and online debates […]

President of Uzbekistan Mirziyoyev reelected for second term

President of Uzbekistan Mirziyoyev reelected for second term

By Dilmurod Jumaboyev Editor-in-chief of Vodiymedia.uz TASHKENT: President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been re-elected for a second five-year term, winning 80.1% of the vote in Sunday’s Elections, Chairman of Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan Zayniddin Nizamkhodjaev said on Monday. According to results of the elections that took place on 24 October, a total of […]

Presidential elections kick off in Uzbekistan

Presidential elections kick off in Uzbekistan

By Dilmurod Jumaboyev Editor-in-chief of Vodiymedia.uz TASHKENT: Uzbekistan is headed to the polls on Sunday to choose its president for the next five years, with incumbent Shavkat Mirziyoyev widely expected to best four rivals to win a second term. Polling stations have opened their doors today in Uzbekistan at 8:00 AM. Candidates from five political […]

Presidential election in Uzbekistan: Shavkat Mirziyoyev nominated to run for reelection

Presidential election in Uzbekistan: Shavkat Mirziyoyev nominated to run for reelection

By Dilmurod Jumaboyev  Editor-in-chief, Vodiymedia.uz TASHKENT: The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev is nominated by Liberal Democratic Party as its candidate in the Oct. 24 Presidential elections. The achievements of the last few years in Uzbekistan, comprehensive reforms launched by Mirziyoyev to liberalize the socio-political life of the country and ensure the rule of law […]

Vietnam successfully organises parliamentary election amid COVID-19 threats

Vietnam successfully organises parliamentary election amid COVID-19 threats

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper HANOI: “It can be said that the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and the People’s Councils at all-levels for the 2021 to 2026 term has taken place successfully,” Secretary General of the Vietnamese National Assembly Bui Van Cuong announced […]

Kyrgyzstan’s rerun parliamentary elections delayed until after constitutional reform

Kyrgyzstan’s rerun parliamentary elections delayed until after constitutional reform

  BISHKEK: Acting President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov signed the constitutional law of the Kyrgyz Republic to postpone the date of repeat parliamentary elections until the constitutional reform. The press service of the acting president said that the need to adopt the constitutional law is dictated by a number of circumstances, as well as the […]

Kyrgyzstan cancels parliamentary election results; president calls for calm

Kyrgyzstan cancels parliamentary election results; president calls for calm

BISHKEK: The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Kyrgyzstan has declared invalid the voting results in the parliamentary elections held on Monday, Kabar news agency reported, quoting the press service of the CEC of the Kyrgyz Republic. In total, 16 political parties took part in the elections held every five years for the 120 seats. Kabar […]

Parliamentary elections underway in Kyrgyzstan amid strict anti-COVID measures

Parliamentary elections underway in Kyrgyzstan amid strict anti-COVID measures

  By Nurzhan Kasmalieva Reporter, Kyrgyzstan  BISHKEK: Parliamentary elections got underway on Sunday in Kyrgyzstan amid COVID-19 pandemic. Sixteen political parties are competing for the 120 seats for the new quinquennial term. A total of 2,474 polling stations have been opened throughout the country at 8 a.m. local time and will remain open until 8 […]

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