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Senate approves postponing barangay, SK elections to 2022

Sep 30, 2019 - 3:38 PM

There are 21 senators who supported the measure seeking to postpone village and youth polls to December 5, 2022

POSTPONEMENT. The Senate and the House of Representatives have passed bills seeking to postpone the May 2020 barangay and SK elections to either December 2022 or May 2023. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Gov’t claims 9,999 barangays already cleared of illegal drugs

Jan 25, 2019 - 12:13 PM

This leaves 22,427 barangays still needing to be cleared of drugs to fulfill President Rodrigo Duterte's delayed promise of stopping illegal drugs within his term

MORE TO GO. The government claims it has cleared almost 10,000 barangays of illegal drugs since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Kadamay members camp out at housing site for cops, soldiers

Aug 30, 2018 - 6:40 PM

Informal settlers from different areas in Negros Occidental are looking to occupy the housing units which have remained mostly unoccupied for years

HOUSING WOES. Informal settlers from all over Negros Occidental at a housing site for cops and soldiers at Barangay Felisa, Bacolod City on August 30, 2018. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

Senators: Like Dengvaxia, Barangay Health Station funds 'rushed' for 2016 polls

Jul 04, 2018 - 4:45 PM

But former health secretary Janette Garin denies the allegation, saying the government has continuously funded the nationwide Barangay Health Stations project

Hearing on BHS Anomaly Senate Hearing July 4 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Basilan barangay captain caught keeping illegal drugs, firearms

Jun 30, 2018 - 3:52 PM

Adzhar Macrohon, chairman of Barangay Bato in Lamitan City, is arrested in an early morning drug raid by the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency

ARRESTED. Barangay Bato, Lamitan City chairman Adzhar Macrohon is facing illegal possession of firearms and explosives, and possession of illegal drugs charges. Photo by Richard Falcatan/Rappler

Albayalde admits re-election of barangay bets casts doubt on PDEA drug list

May 17, 2018 - 6:00 PM

'It's probably, first, the voters don't believe the list, or maybe the allegations against these officials are not true,' says the PNP chief

DRUG LIST WRONG? PNP chief Albayalde says the PDEA drug list needs further validation. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

First of 207: PDEA files drug charges vs captain in barangay drug list

May 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The PDEA accuses Barangay Captain Alvin Mañalac of Tinajeros, Malabon of failing to report a drug den and submitting incomplete drug watch lists

FIRST CASE. The PDEA presents its first case against an official in its controversial drug list. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

House committee approves postponement of barangay election

Mar 12, 2018 - 3:46 PM

(UPDATED) The committee on suffrage sets the new date to second Monday of October 2018

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Barangays ordered: Do inventory of finances, equipment ahead of polls

Feb 10, 2018 - 6:35 PM

DILG officer-in-charge Eduardo Año issues the order in preparation for the May 14 barangay elections

INVENTORY REQUIRED. The DILG orders barangays to list all its finances and equipment ahead of the delayed elections.

Gun ban for 2017 barangay, SK polls begins September 23

Sep 14, 2017 - 6:40 PM

Meanwhile the filing of certificates of candidacy for barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan bets will be from September 23 to 30

GUN BAN. The Comelec schedules a gun ban in relation to the October 23 barangay and SK elections.

De Ocampo leads TNT fourth quarter comeback over Ginebra

Nov 27, 2016 - 9:48 PM

Ranidel De Ocampo leads a fourth quarter charge to lift TNT past Ginebra

TAKE CHARGE. Ranidel De Ocampo (R) takes charge in the absence of Jayson Castro, leading TNT to a win over Barangay Ginebra. Photo courtesy of PBA Media Bureau

The winning ideas from #HackSociety

Sep 24, 2016 - 10:04 PM

A look at some of ground up projects judged to have the most potential to drive progress

Registration for 2016 barangay, SK polls set for July 15-30

Jul 07, 2016 - 8:46 PM

The village and youth council elections will be on October 31

VOTERS' REGISTRATION. Voters fill out forms as they register at a Commission on Elections office in Quezon City. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Local roads, progress, and 2016 elections: Will voters choose wisely?

May 05, 2016 - 11:59 AM

Will voters elect leaders capable of long term planning? Or will they fall for empty promises again?

How a community curbs malnutrition

Feb 08, 2015 - 12:16 AM

World Vision s Pinoy Nutrition Hub is ending malnutrition one child at a time in several barangays in the Philippines

OVERCOMING MALNUTRITION. Two-year old Daniel gains weight through the Pinoy Nutrition Hub of by World Vision. All photos by Monalinda Cadiz

How recycling trash puts food on the table

Oct 16, 2014 - 12:08 PM

On World Food Day 2014 find out how a village s organic waste management puts healthy food on the tables of the hungry

Barangay official tagged in Sulu ambush that killed women, kids

Jul 29, 2014 - 5:43 PM

Sulu has been witness to recent bloody incidents involving the Abu Sayyaf but the ambush shocked government officials and security forces especially since it happened while Muslims all over the world were observing Eid al Fitr

SURVIVOR: A government health worker attends to a survivor of the July 28 ambush that killed at least 23 in Talipao, Sulu. Photo by Ben Hajan/EPA

Poll tension in future Bangsamoro

Oct 28, 2013 - 1:50 PM

UPDATED It is the last barangay polls before the creation of the new Bangsamoro entity in 2015 The military has so far reported 12 incidents of violence in 4 provinces