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English Publication Date: Friday, February 19, 2016 Source: Rappler
It will be the first time that the public will see all the 2016 presidential candidates on one stage.
English Publication Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 Source: Rappler
The Cagayan de Oro Press Club maintains government should make sure the national event is 'equally covered' by mass media, free from any monopoly. CenterLaw, meanwhile, supports the suit against the Comelec chair.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Source: Sun Star
THE first presidential debate initiated by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will be held in Cagayan de Oro (CDO) this Sunday. 
English Publication Date: Monday, February 15, 2016 Source: The Manila Times
Davao City mayor and PDP-Laban standard-bearer Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to boycott the first presidential debates sponsored by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) following allegations of discrimination in media coverage.
English Publication Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016 Source: Rappler
Journalists from Cagayan de Oro City in Mindanao are crying foul over alleged discrimination in the media coverage for the presidential debate organized by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Sunday, February 21.
English Publication Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016 Source: Sun Star
PRESIDENTIAL candidate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he is now ready to join presidential debates after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) 1st division on Thursday denied all four disqualification (DQ) petitions against him.
English Publication Date: Monday, January 25, 2016 Source: Inquirer
From the start, the Comelec said it did not want to force candidates to join the presidential debates for the 2016 elections.
English Publication Date: Monday, January 25, 2016 Source: Manila Bulletin
Through the said partnership, Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista said the presidential debates will be more accessible to millions of Filipinos via the social media among others.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Source: Inquirer
Duterte, in a press conference late Monday night, said he was puzzled why the Comelec included him in the list of those invited to the Feb. 21 presidential debate in Cagayan de Oro, when it still has not resolved the disqualification cases filed...
English Publication Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016 Source: Inquirer
Every one of the six presidential candidates on Wednesday committed to participate in a series of debates being organized by the Commission on Elections (Comelec)  and various media entities.