The ANC Brief: May 14, 2018

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Posted at May 14 2018 05:08 AM

These are the top stories ANC will be covering today:

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Barangay polls

Finally, after being postponed twice, the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections are happening today. ANC will be having a special coverage in the afternoon. We will go live as President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo as they cast their vote in Davao and Naga, respectively. We will focus on the usual problems during elections: violence, incidents of vote buying and other poll violations. We will go live from the Commission on Elections for their press conferences as well as other hotspots in Metro Manila. ABS-CBN regional reporters will do live reports from all three regions.

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Duterte to Benham Rise

President Duterte is set to go to Benham Rise Tuesday to Wednesday. ANC will report on the preparations for the trip. Most of all, ANC will provide proper background and context to the trip. Why is he going there and what is the significance of Benham Rise?

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Motion for reconsideration

Ousted Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno is sure to appeal the recent Supreme Court decision on her quo warranto case by way of a motion for reconsideration. But what are the chances the decision on her ouster will be reversed? ANC will talk to her lawyers and legal experts on the matter.

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Ambush

Daanbantayan, Cebu Mayor Vicente Loot, a former police official who was named by President Duterte as a protector of the drug trade, survived an ambush. ANC will follow the investigation into the incident closely.

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Angara’s legacy

ANC will report the latest on the death and wake of former Sen. Edgardo Angara, who passed away Sunday due to a heart attack. We will also report on Angara’s profile, achievements and legacy.