6 months Duterte advises Comelec to ‘dispose’ of Smartmatic MB
By Argyll Geducos TOKYO, Japan – Despite Malacañang lauding the result of the recent elections, President Duterte is advising the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to dispose of Smartmatic as election technology provider as it has been susceptible to fraud. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the meeting with the Filipino community at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 30, 2019. (TOTO LOZANO / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) President Duterte made the statement after a Filipino in Japan asked him to ask the Comelec why it was still using Smartmatic despite the glitches in its servers ... more