Philippine elections: Consulate in Dubai slams rumours of pre-shaded ballots
An article regarding the abnormality has actually been flowing on social networks
The Philippine consular office in Dubai on Monday rejected rumours of a pre-shaded tally that citizen in the emirate purportedly uncovered on the initial day of abroad absentee ballot.
An article regarding the abnormality has actually been flowing on social networks, and also the authorities– both in Dubai and also Manila– right away reacted to the concern.
” No such event or anything from another location comparable happened or was reported. Survey spectators from a minimum of 5 various political events that existed throughout the whole ballot duration the other day also saw or reported no abnormality,” a declaration from the Philippine Consulate-General in Dubai and also the Northern Emirates reviewed.
The objective cautioned the general public versus spreading out unproven claims and also incorrect info online, whether on social networks or messaging applications.
” Such acts are forbidden under UAE regulations,” it restated.
Citizens are advised that they can constantly come close to the political election board and also increase their problems regarding any type of concern or abnormality they might experience when casting their tallies, the consular office claimed.
” Any type of such irregularity/ies with respect the conduct of political election at the Consular office, if they do happen, are taped in the main OVF No. 11-A (Minutes of Ballot for AES Ballot Messages) which are sent to the Compensation on Political elections,” it included.
Comparable claims in Singapore
A comparable claims regarding a “pre-shaded tally” was published by an abroad citizen in Singapore– yet no main record was submitted, according to the Compensation on Political Elections (Comelec) in Manila.
” We really did not obtain any type of record from any type of authorities in Singapore regarding this concern, consequently it’s phony information,” Comelec Commissioner George Garcia claimed in a media rundown on Monday.
Garcia claimed the Philippines’ Job Pressure Versus Phony Information would certainly begin an examination of the cases made by the citizens in Singapore and also Dubai, according to neighborhood media records.