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Albayalde transfers 1,900 cops with relatives running in barangay,SK polls

Posted on: May 10th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde transferred 1,900 policemen away from areas where they have relatives running in the barangay elections.  Albayalde...

PDEA to disclose names of barangay narco-politicians before May 14

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 | No Comments
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) announced Wednesday its plan to release the names of barangay officials linked to illegal drugs trade prior to the conduct of the May 14...

PDEA opposes release of lists of barangay officials on drug watch list

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 | No Comments
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has confirmed that over 500 barangay officials are included in the government’s drug watch list. However, the agency is not in favor of disclosing...

Duterte orders law enforcement agencies to ensure peaceful barangay elections

Posted on: April 16th, 2018 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte, through Memorandum Circular No. 21, has ordered the safe and peaceful conduct of the May 14 barangay polls. The Chief Executive wants all law enforcement agencies including...

Comelec fund for barangay election preps down to P5-B

Posted on: February 13th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesperson James Jimenez admitted in the program Get It Straight with Daniel Razon that the agency now has only five billion pesos budget...

Comelec assures to meet the necessary preparations in time for the local polls in October

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “We still have sufficient time. But ifWE  still see no direction, we will have no other choice but to purchase equipment, and to print ballots, and thus,...

Ballot printing rests on Congress’ approval of barangay, SK polls — COMELEC

Posted on: June 28th, 2017 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) continues to prepare for the Barangay and SK elections expected in October. But the poll body is still having doubts over...

Tax Reforms and Barangay Polls Postponement bills are set to be discussed in Congress

Posted on: May 2nd, 2017 | 1 Comment
MANILA – The Congress has resumed its sessions and several priority bills are set to be discussed. Majority Bloc member Ako Bicol Partylist Representative Alfredo Garbin said aside from  the...

No extension for registration in barangay, SK elections : Comelec

Posted on: April 19th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The poll body is continuously preparing for the October 23 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections as long as there is no law being passed to postpone the...

PRRD should contemplate on his proposal to postpone barangay polls – LP Pres. Pangilinan

Posted on: March 24th, 2017 | No Comments
Liberal Party (LP) president, Senator Francis Pangilinan urges President Rodrigo Duterte to contemplate thoroughly on his planned cancellation of the barangay elections in October, and appointing barangay leaders instead of...