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Philippines’ Comelec ends biometrics registration for voters

The Philippines’ Commission on Elections (Comelec) denied requests for postponing the deadline for voter registration, thus ending the 17-month registration…


Philippines’ Supreme Court urged to extend biometric voter registration period

A group of students have called on the Philippines’ Supreme Court to urge the Commission on Elections to postpone the…


Philippines calls on celebrities to promote biometric enrollment for upcoming election

The Philippines’ Commission on Elections (Comelec) has called on celebrities to encourage their fans on social media to register their…


Philippines government to lease biometric voter verification system for 2016 election

The Philippines’ Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced it will lease a biometric voter verification (VVS) system for its upcoming 2016…


Philippines makes biometric voter enrollment mandatory

Philippine officials have announced that biometric voter enrollment will be mandatory in order to vote in the upcoming 2016 elections….


Comelec switches to ten-print scanners ahead of 2016 elections, 5M voters still without biometric data

Five million voters in the Philippines still do not have registered biometric data, according to the country’s Commission on Elections….


Oberthur provides 8 million ePassports and end-to-end system in the Philippines

Oberthur Technologies has announced that it has now provided over 8 million ePassports to the Philippines, as well as a dedicated…


Philippine ePassports soon to include iris scans

The Philippine government is planning to introduce iris scans as a part of its e-passport program. According to a report…


Philippines Comelec suspends biometric voter validation to build up workforce

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the Philippines has ordered that the validation of biometric voter records be stopped, but not…


9 million voters have not registered biometrics for 2016 election: Philippine Comelec

The Commission on Elections in the Philippines (Comelec) estimates that there are over 9 million voters in the country that…

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