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English Publication Date: Thursday, January 14, 2016 Source: GMANetwork
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday urged voters to participate in the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates by coming up with questions that would be asked the candidates.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Source: Interaksyon
The presidential and vice-presidential debates are on following the signing of memorandums of agreement between the Commission on Elections and media organizations.
English Publication Date: Thursday, January 14, 2016 Source: PhilStar
All is set for the debates of candidates for president and vice president in the May elections.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Source: GMANetwork
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said presidential and vice presidential candidates in the 2016 elections are not required to attend the debates that it will organize with media organizations. 
English Publication Date: Monday, November 23, 2015 Source: GMANetwork
After announcing that his presidential bid is now on the table, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Monday expressed his lack of interest in joining debates with other aspirants for the country's top post.
English Publication Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015 Source: Manila Bulletin
Candidates running for president in the May 2016 elections have at least four months to prepare for the debates to be organized by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
English Publication Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Source: Business Mirror
Perhaps, the most important takeaway that the public receives from the debates is to see the candidates in situations that are unscripted and uncontrolled.
English Publication Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 Source: Inquirer
The Philippine Daily Inquirer and its election partner, GMA-7 are set to hold on Feb. 21, in Mindanao, the first presidential debate for 2016 balloting that will seek to tackle pressing issues centered on peace and order, poverty reduction,...
English Publication Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015 Source: Rappler
The Comelec plans to stage one presidential debate in Luzon, one in the Visayas, and one in Mindanao, as a senator pushes for a livestreamed event.
English Publication Date: Sunday, August 16, 2015 Source: Rappler
Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago expressed her support for the plan of the Comission on Elections (Comelec) to organize debates among those joining the presidential race.