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No Number Coding Scheme on Philippine Elections, May 9


The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be lifting the Number Coding Scheme in ALL cities and municipalities in Metro Manila on May 9, 2016 for the Philippine Elections in an advisory they released last Saturday, April 29.

In line with coming elections, Department of Education Secretary Armin Luistro has created an Election Task Force to assist 240,000 public school teachers who will render services in the election precincts as Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) during the May elections.

The 146-man Election Task Force is said to be composed of eight sub-groups covering operations, communication, call center monitoring, logistics, legal defense, secretariat, external communication and even a medical unit.

In his order, issued Thursday, Luistro said, “The DepEd Election Task Force shall ensure that teachers shall be provided with adequate information, technical and legal assistance in their performance of duties as members of the board of election inspectors (BEI), as well as principals, supervisors, schools division/city superintendents and other employees of DepEd who will serve during the May 13 automated national and local elections.”

Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/390105/deped-task-force-to-assist-teachers#ixzz47T3bLrOg

According to Comelec Resolution No. 10031, the chairperson and members of the BEIs shall receive a total allowance of Php 4,500, covering the three days of work.

Credits: CNN Philippines and Philippine Daily Inquirer

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