No transfers until after polls: Tomas

04/18/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will only entertain requests of barangay officials to transfer to the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) after the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. “Just to remind them, after the elections,…

Bam Aquino: No stopping May 2018 brgy, SK polls

Inquirer.net 03/20/2018

Nothing can stop the May 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, Senator Bam Aquino said even after a bill pushing for postponement of the polls was approved by the House of Representatives Monday night. “Tuloy na…

Putin eyes 4th term as Russians go to polls

AFP 03/18/2018

Russians voted Sunday in an election set to hand President Vladimir Putin a fourth Kremlin term, as the country is embroiled in a crisis with Britain and its allies over a spy poisoning. With the vast country…

Davide, Martinez hail village polls suspension

Morexette B. Erram 10/05/2017

CEBU Governor Hilario Davide III has welcomed the new law postponing the synchronized barangay elections from October 23, 2017 to the second Monday of May 2018. Davide was also glad that Republic Act 10953 signed into law…

It’s final: Barangay, SK polls postponed to May 2018

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Inna Gian Mejia, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle S. Semilla 10/04/2017

  IT’S now official. The barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections have been postponed to May next year. President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law on Tuesday Republic Act 10953 postponing the barangay and SK elections to the…

SENATE VOTES TO POSTPONE POLLS

Inquirer.net, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/20/2017

BARANGAY AND SK ELECTIONS The postponement of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections has moved closer to reality after the Senate on Wednesday approved on third and final reading to defer the twin polls originally set…

COMELEC IS READY FOR BARANGAY POLLS

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/17/2017

  Despite moves in Congress to postpone the barangay elections scheduled in October, it is still all systems go as far as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is concerned. Starting on Saturday, September 23, those who plan…

Bautista no-show in House hearing on barangay polls delay

Inquirer.net 08/14/2017

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairperson Andres Bautista won’t be attending the House of Representatives’ hearing on Monday on the proposal to postpone the 2017 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. In a press conference on Monday, Cibac Rep.…

Davide welcomes postponement of barangay and SK polls but says no to appointment

Intern 08/11/2017

  CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III would have wanted the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections to push through this October but nevertheless welcomed its postponement as long as there will be no appointments. Last Monday, the House…

Cebu village officials uncertain on polls’ fate

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram 07/26/2017

Cebu City barangay officials will be ready whether or not barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections will be held on Oct. 23, this year. “Whether or not it was mentioned in the President’s State of the Nation…