President Rodrigo Duterte turned his back on Congressional allies who have been floating the possibility of postponing the 2019 elections to make way for amendments to the Constitution, reiterating his stand against a no elections scenario.
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Speaker Bebot Alvarez is pushing to strike off senators from the 2019 mid-term elections if the people vote for a shift to a federal form of government in May this year. Alvarez is pushing for a unicameral form of government which would…
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has spent close to P1 billion in preparation for the October 23 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls that have been postponed to May 2018.
Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista has decided to resign by the end of the year amid his ongoing domestic dispute.
Barely a month to go before the polls, the Senate and the House of Representatives finally readied the bill to postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections for signing into law by President Rodrigo Duterte.
The National Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) on Monday said the October 23 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections should push through to avoid crowding out preparations for the May 2019 polls.
A House of Representatives’ panel on Monday approved the proposal to postpone the October 2017 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.
The Duterte administration’s war on drugs must not be used to “repeatedly delay” the holding of barangay elections, Senate President Koko Pimentel said on Monday.
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Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesman James Jimenez on Wednesday urged lawmakers to decide on whether to postpone or proceed with the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) election scheduled on October 23.A bill filed in the Senate…
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday said the scheduled biddings for the acquisition of services and supplies for the October Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) will push through despite moves to postpone the electoral…
Pag-appoint sa mga lider ng barangay, kailangan ng batas - Koko
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has started the bidding process for the supplies that will be used in the October Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.
Neglect for a crucial process in preparing the national budget may be partly to blame for the rash of “insertions” of projects for funding, Sen. Panfilo Lacson lamented.
There’s a narcopolitiko in the neighborhood! Duterte admits captain of his own barangay in Davao is…
President Rodrigo Duterte has confirmed that no less than the captain of the barangay where his house in Davao City is located was involved in the illegal drug trade.
There is a high possibility that the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections will be postponed.
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez continues to make the case for the abolition of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) and Barangay kagawads, and his latest argument will surely appeal to the penny-pinchers in government.
All 42,000-plus barangays in the country may be drug-affected, if the present definition of "drug-affected barangays" is used.
Personalities with alleged links to illegal drugs--and there are many these days--could vie for positions