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Village, Youth Polls Generally Peaceful: PNP

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday declared the conduct of the nationwide barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) elections as “generally peaceful.” “The 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections had been relatively peaceful and orderly in all regions of the country as the polls closed at 3 p.m.,” Chief Supt. John Bulalacao, head […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuMay 15th, 2018

Roxas City Liga polls peaceful

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS City, Capiz – The Liga ng mga Barangay election here on July 16, 2018 was generally peaceful due to the “no contest” scenario. Punong Barangay Virgilio “Yoyo” Santos Jr. of Talon got a fresh term as Liga president as not one of the 46 other village chiefs challenged him during their […] The post Roxas City Liga polls peaceful appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Comelec: All systems go for village, youth council polls

IT’S all systems go for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on Monday, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Sunday, as it hoped that the polls would be peaceful and orderly. “Interestingly, the overall level of peace and order situation is really good because the number of election-related violence is not increasing. We [...] The post Comelec: All systems go for village, youth council polls appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Duterte orders military, police to ensure peaceful village, youth polls

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military and police to help ensure peaceful and orderly barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK)  or youth elections in May. Duterte signed Memorandum Order 21 concurring with the deputation of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police, and other law enforcement agencies in connection with the [...] The post Duterte orders military, police to ensure peaceful village, youth polls appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Comelec: Aug. 30 is last day of COC-filing for special polls in Marawi City

Aspiring village and youth leaders in Marawi City have until this day, August 30, to submit their certificates of candidacy (COCs) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the special village a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Cases of ‘focus crimes’ down by 81.1% in 2018 village, youth polls

THE recent Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) posted a big decline in the number of eight focus crimes that happened in Western Visayas. Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) records showed that there were only 477 cases involving the eight focus from April 14 to May 14, 2018. PRO-6 noted that there was a whopping […] The post Cases of ‘focus crimes’ down by 81.1% in 2018 village, youth polls appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Barangay, SK polls vote canvassing, proclamation now 100% – Comelec

All villages were finally finished canvassing votes and have proclaimed their respective winners in the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced on Thursday.   Comelec spokesman James Jimenez disclosed that proclamations for the village and youth polls were finally at 100% three days after the election day.   "Regarding the proclamations, we're at 100% as of 4:30 a.m. today," Jimenez said in a text message to reporters. /kga...Keep on reading: Barangay, SK polls vote canvassing, proclamation now 100% – Comelec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Palace hails peaceful barangay, SK polls

MALACAÑANG yesterday hailed the generally peaceful conduct of the first ever electoral exercise under the Duterte administration. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. in a Palace press briefing congratulated the duly elected officials who won the recently concluded Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. “[W]e thank everyone for the full support….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Comelec Defers Proclamation of 1,000 Village Poll Bets

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday suspended the proclamation of some 1,000 candidates in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls who are facing disqualification cases. According to Comelec acting chairman Al Parreño, the proclamation of these candidates has been deferred after they have been found to be overage for the youth candidates or are […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

NCRPO: Metro Manila polls ‘generally peaceful’

The barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in Metro Manila yesterday was generally peaceful, according to a National Capital Region Police Office official......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Polls generally peaceful – PNP

But vote-buying, harassment, other non-violent incidents reported YESTERDAY’S synchronized Sangguniang Kabataan and Barangay elections were generally peaceful nationwide although there were reports of vote-buying, harassment, overcrowded polling centers, missing voters’ list and other incidents which typically happen when Filipinos cast their votes. PNP chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde said….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Vote buying, violence mar polls

REPORTS OF vote buying and election violence marred the long-delayed Barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) elections held Monday, May 14, but officials qualified the reports and said the incidence of violence was lower compared with previous elections. Assessments on voter turnout also varied as of Monday afternoon’s press briefing by the agencies keeping […] The post Vote buying, violence mar polls appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Hot lines for village and youth polls activated

VOTERS in today’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections can text or call in their concerns, complaints and other feedback to several hot lines set up by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and volunteer groups. The Legal Network for Truthful Elections (Lente) — a nationwide group of lawyers, law students, paralegals and other trained volunteers — […] The post Hot lines for village and youth polls activated appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Comelec, other agencies all set for village, youth polls

By Minde Nyl R. dela Cruz Reporter and Gillian M. Cortez LAW ENFORCEMENT agencies together with the Commission on Elections and other agencies are on alert with the holding today, May 14, of the village (barangay) and youth council (Sangguniang Kabataan or SK) elections. The Comelec reminds voters that voting will be manual, with voters […] The post Comelec, other agencies all set for village, youth polls appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

28 villages in Leyte watched due to intense political fights

TACLOBAN CITY --- The Philippine National Police has identified 28 barangays in Leyte as potential "flash points" during the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. The number of villages tagged as areas of concern had gone down from 32 identified during the 2013 elections, said Ma. Corazon Montallana, Leyte provincial election supervisor. Peaceful polls She said the drop in the number of villages considered as areas of concern, representing less than 1 percent of 1,641 barangays, was a good development, giving the Commission on Elections (Comelec) hope that the conduct of the barangay and youth polls in the province would be peaceful. Intense political rival...Keep on reading: 28 villages in Leyte watched due to intense political fights.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Baguio candidates in village polls sign covenant

Some 2,612 candidates in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections signed on Thursday a peace covenant here, as commitment for a peaceful and orderly voting this May 14......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

Bishops offer prayer for polls

Catholic bishops on Thursday issued a prayer to be recited by churchgoers for village and youth council elections set on May 14.   The campaign period for the elections start on Friday.   Fr. Marvin Mejia, Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) secretary general, said the prayer would be recited in Masses from May 6 until May 13, the eve of the voting.   In the prayer, bishops sought divine intervention to grant wisdom to voters so that they would elect candidates "who will work for truth, justice and the upliftment of human dignity."   It pleaded for the "gift of discernment" so that voters would elect those who would "give ...Keep on reading: Bishops offer prayer for polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

Duterte Declares May 14 Special Non-Working Day

President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed on Wednesday a proclamation declaring May 14 as a special non-working day throughout the country to allow the people to vote in the barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) polls. “Monday, 14 May 2018, should be declared a special (non-working) day to enable the people to fully exercise their […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Teachers serving in polls assured of more benefits

EDUCATION Secretary Leonor Briones has reaffirmed that teachers’ critical role and experience in ensuring an orderly and a credible conduct of the barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (Youth Council or SK) elections next month aptly warrant increased honoraria and benefits and improved legal assistance. “It has been almost three years since the law took effect [...] The post Teachers serving in polls assured of more benefits appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Village bets file CoCs

CANDIDATES for the barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK or youth council) polls on May 14 began filing their certificates of candidacies as the election period kicked off on Saturday. The office of the Commission on Elections in Arroceros, Manila was flooded with barangay hopefuls, a scene replicated in towns and cities across the nation, [...] The post Village bets file CoCs appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

2K cops to secure Masbate village, youth polls

2K cops to secure Masbate village, youth polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018