Barangay, SK deadline

Editorial 04/19/2018

As the countdown to the deadline for the filing of candidacies for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections ends today, we hope the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) keeps true to its word not to release…

Town hall forum for Consolacion’s SK bets

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/19/2018

Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) candidates in Consolacion town, northern Cebu will take part in a town hall meeting to unveil their platform of government to their constituencies. This came after the Commission on Election (Comelec) office in Consolacion…

Aspirants for barangay, SK posts start filing COCs

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/15/2018

At least 121 candidates for the May 14 barangay and SK election in Cebu City have already filed their Certificate of Candidacies (COCs) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu City, as of yesterday, April 14, 2018.…

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…

Reverse labeling

Editorial 10/06/2017

With President Rodrigo Duterte suspending anew the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to May next year, expect barangay officials from around the country to work double-time and do what Tagalogs would call as “pakitang gilas (strut…

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…

Postponing the barangay, SK elections

Editorial 09/22/2017

With the Senate voting to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to May next year, it’s still uncertain to declare that all’s well that ends well as far as the date of this seemingly routine…

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…

Senate to decide on fate of barangay, SK polls in August

Inquirer 06/28/2017

Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III yesterday said the Senate would decide on the postponement of the barangay and the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in August amid calls from several lawmakers to finally push through with the…

NYC Confident SK elections will push through

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/27/2017

THE Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections will push through this coming October, said an official of the National Youth Commission. “We are pushing for the SK elections this October so that our youth can have participation (in government).…