BOL plebiscite: North Cotabato under Comelec control mulled

    MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said that it is considering placing North Cotabato under its control in the wake of a recent bombing incident. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said the poll body is awaiting reports from its field officials regarding the situation in the province. "We are awaiting for reports from our field officials there, and we expect that they will be the ones recommending any future actions that we should take," Jimenez said in press briefing. "The elections of North Cotabato and Lanao del Norte will be happening Wednesday next week, so we have a very short of time," Jimenez added. Last Monda...

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