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Communist rebels OK 3-month postponement of peace talks

Jun 21, 2018 - 8:31 AM

The National Democratic Front says in a statement on Thursday, June 21, that it agrees 'to continue peace negotiations and to overcome obstacles and impediments'

ALL SMILES. Government negotiator Hernani Braganza flies to Utrecht to formally relay President Rodrigo Duterte's adjustments to the timeline of talks. Photos released by government panel

House OKs postponement of barangay, SK elections to October 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 5:30 PM

(UPDATED) But the Senate is not keen on postponing the village and youth elections for a 3rd time under the Duterte administration

3RD POSTPONEMENT. Voters, shown here registering at Quezon City Hall for the May 2018 village polls, may have to wait until October to vote. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

TIMELINE: Efforts to postpone barangay, SK elections

Mar 16, 2018 - 5:40 PM

(UPDATED) Months before the May 2018 village polls, the House moves to reschedule it for the 3rd time, to October 2018

BARANGAY POLLS. Will the barangay and SK elections be postponed again? File photo by Rappler

House OKs on 2nd reading bill to postpone barangay, SK elections

Mar 14, 2018 - 6:09 PM

During an all-member caucus, House members agree to pass the measure to move the barangay polls to October

HOUSE VOTE. The House of Representatives approves another measure to postpone the barangay elections. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Malacanang on Peter Lim, Barangay & SK elections postponement, Umali on articles of impeachment | Evening wRap

Mar 13, 2018 - 8:18 PM

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Why House members want to postpone barangay, SK elections

Mar 13, 2018 - 6:56 PM

Read the full text of the House bills seeking to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections for a 3rd time

BARANGAY ELECTIONS. The House suffrage committee, chaired by CIBAC Party-List Representative Sherwin Tugna (left), approves the postponement of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections for the 3rd time. Screenshot from Rappler video

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Mar 13, 2018 - 12:02 PM

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Senate: 'Physically impossible' to OK barangay polls postponement

Mar 13, 2018 - 11:21 AM

Congress has only 5 session days left, as it is set to go on break from March 24 to May 13. The elections are scheduled on May 14.

Tensions flare as lawmakers rush to approve barangay poll postponement

Mar 12, 2018 - 8:44 PM

'Ang kapal ng mukha 'nyo para sabihin na hindi self-serving ang proposal,' a lawmaker tells a panelist supporting the bid to postpone the barangay polls again

TENSION IN THE HOUSE. Opposition lawmaker Antonio Tinio slams Liga ng Barangay president Edmund Abesamis as 'thick faced' in a House hearing on March 12, 2018, about proposals to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections for the 3rd time. Screenshot from Rappler video

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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Demand accountability for the postponement of barangay election

Oct 07, 2017 - 10:00 AM

After having spent an estimated P700 million for the preparations, what is the practical value of moving the elections, at the last minute, to 7 months after?

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Oct 04, 2017 - 12:29 PM

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Duterte postpones barangay, SK polls to May 2018

Oct 04, 2017 - 10:34 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The barangay and SK elections will be held on the second Monday of May 2018 instead of October 23 this year

BARANGAY, SK POLLS. President Rodrigo Duterte postpones the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataaan elections to May 2018. Malacañang file photo

House adopts Senate version of bill postponing barangay elections

Sep 25, 2017 - 10:23 PM

The bill consolidating the versions of the Senate and the House — seeking to move the polls to May 2018 – will be sent for President Duterte's signature

VOTERS' REGISTRATION. Old and new voters troop to the Quezon City Hall to register for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Are we postponing barangay and SK elections or not? P500M is at stake

Aug 02, 2017 - 8:02 PM

If Congress decides this at the last minute, we risk tossing down the drain about a billion pesos Comelec shall have spent on the preparations

Duterte warns Congress about 'new' ISIS plots in Mindanao

Aug 01, 2017 - 10:24 PM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte has also requested additional 20 000 soldiers in Mindanao

Malacañang file photo

Barangay elections, New York Times, Abu Sayyaf | Evening wRap

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:24 PM

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UAAP postpones games due to Typhoon Karen

Oct 15, 2016 - 6:53 PM

The UAAP will reschedule men s basketball games UE vs FEU; Adamson vs Ateneo at a later date

Replace barangay officials with OICs until next polls – House minority

Aug 31, 2016 - 1:55 PM

House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says the prevalence of drug use in barangays nationwide puts into question the local officials ability to police their own backyards

APPOINT OICs. Members of the House minority, led by Minority Leader Danilo Suarez (3rd from left), hold a press conference on August 31. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Cayetano seeks barangay, SK polls postponement

Aug 18, 2016 - 6:54 AM

This would allow the government to sustain the momentum in the war against illegal drugs and give Congress time to legislate reforms in the barangays says the senator

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano. File photo from Senate website

20-hour elections feared due to voting receipts

Mar 12, 2016 - 4:16 PM

The Comelec also says there s a 20 chance of paper jams and printer failures if it issues voting receipts as ordered by the Supreme Court

JAMPACKED PRECINCTS. Filipinos go through lists to locate their voting precincts at an elementary school used as a voting station in Manila, Philippines, on May 13, 2013. Photo by Rolex dela Peña/EPA

Comelec to cram 5 months of preparations in 60 days

Mar 11, 2016 - 11:27 PM

The Comelec says it might need to postpone the elections ‘to an appropriate date before June 30 2016’ because of the Supreme Court ruling on voting receipts

READY FOR ELECTIONS? The Commission on Elections tours the media on February 4, 2016, in its warehouse in Sta Rosa, Laguna, that stores the 97,000 vote-counting machines to be used in the May 9 elections. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

SC slams ‘lackadaisical’ Comelec over voting receipts

Mar 09, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The Supreme Court gives the Comelec a mouthful about the poll body s failure to comment on the case regarding voting receipts

TESTING THE PROCESS. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista uses a vote-counting machine as he demonstrates the voting procedure in a Metro Manila mall in October 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ballots can’t replace voting receipts – SC

Mar 09, 2016 - 7:14 PM

‘We see no reason why voters should be denied the opportunity to read the voter s receipt after casting his or her ballot ’ the Supreme Court says

ELECTION PREPARATIONS. Comelec-deployed staff test ballot papers on vote-counting machines in a warehouse in Santa Rosa, Laguna, on February 4, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Comelec to SC: Ballots serve purpose of receipts

Mar 09, 2016 - 5:41 PM

The Comelec files this comment only on Monday March 7 when the Supreme Court set the deadline last week

LIKE RECEIPTS. The Comelec says paper ballots serve the purpose of voting receipts in providing a paper trail to audit votes. File photo by Rolex dela Peña/EPA

Comelec mulls postponing polls amid emergency

Mar 09, 2016 - 11:23 AM

The Comelec is also considering holding manual elections as a ‘repercussion’ of the Supreme Court ruling on voting receipts

POSTPONING ELECTIONS? Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista on March 8, 2016, says he is now unsure if the poll body can hold the elections on May 9 as scheduled. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Kina Grannis Manila concert 'postponed indefinitely'

Sep 23, 2015 - 8:16 PM

Kina postpones some shows in Southeast Asia indefinitely

KINA GRANNIS. The singer postpones her Manila concert, as well as other stops on her Southeast Asia tour. Screengrab from Instagram/kinagrannis

Senate approves postponement of SK elections

Feb 02, 2015 - 7:18 PM

The conduct of the polls will be moved from February 21 this year to the last Monday of October 2016

Senate reschedules Mamasapano hearing

Feb 02, 2015 - 4:34 PM

The PNP leadership is requesting Senator Grace Poe s committee to allow them to first attend the wake and burial of the slain Special Action Force members

LETTER FROM PNP. Senator Grace Poe, chairperson of the Senate committee on public order, receives a letter from the PNP, which asks that its officials be given time to attend the wake of all 44 fallen SAF troopers before attending the hearings. Photo by Office of Sen. Poe

House passes bill postponing SK polls anew

Dec 01, 2014 - 7:37 PM

Passed on 3rd reading House Bill 5209 sets the next youth council polls for the last Monday of October 2016 in sync with the next barangay elections

House keen on postponing SK elections anew

Oct 28, 2014 - 1:38 PM

The House committee on suffrage and electoral reforms approves a consolidated bill that sets a new date for the youth council polls in October 2016

Congress urged to fast-track SK reform bills

Aug 09, 2014 - 7:01 PM

The National Youth Commission says it s time to pass SK reform measures to make it an effective institution and make young people partners for development

Brillantes: Let's postpone SK polls to October 2016

Jul 29, 2014 - 9:18 AM

The National Youth Commission opposes the Comelec chairman s proposal saying that the absence of SK officials since November 2013 is already a disservice to the youth

Trial postponed, Chris Brown heads back to LA

Apr 24, 2014 - 12:54 PM

After his trial on misdemeanor charges was twice postponed Brown is now due back in Washington for a status hearing on June 25

BEHIND BARS. After being booted out of rehab, Chris Brown will remain in jail

Hip-hop star Chris Brown's trial delayed to April 23

Apr 22, 2014 - 9:59 AM

The delay follow the convicition of Brown s bodyguard on related charges

FOR TRIAL. The rapper's new assault case is set to be heard on court starting Monday, April 21. AFP File Photo

SC to DBM: Submit list of DAP sources and uses

Dec 10, 2013 - 8:19 AM

The Department of Budget and Management is required to give the High Court a list of all sources of funds brought under the DAP and the uses of such funds pursuant to DAP per project or activity

NO TRO. The Supreme Court does not stop the release of funds under the controversial DAP, but will hear oral arguments on the program's constitutionality. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Barangay polls: Manual voting, yellow boxes back on Oct 28

Oct 23, 2013 - 7:29 PM

This is an election where more candidates are vying for posts more voters are expected and more voting precincts will be utilized compared to general polls

READY FOR THE POLLS. All 7 Comelec commissioners were present during the poll body's last press briefing before the 2013 barangay elections. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

Zamboanga City barangay elections postponed

Oct 08, 2013 - 9:05 PM

Clearing and normalization efforts in the conflict torn city might be affected if the elections would push through says Comelec spokesman James Jimenez

President signs law postponing SK elections

Oct 04, 2013 - 5:02 PM

The new date for the SK polls will be between Oct 28 2014 and Feb 23 2015 as determined by the Commission on Elections There will be no holdover for SK officials

Barangay elections: Know what's banned, and more

Sep 28, 2013 - 4:21 PM

3rd UPDATE The election period has started for the 2013 barangay elections Get to know what activities are banned and more information about the Oct 28 polls

House approves SK polls postponement on 3rd reading

Sep 23, 2013 - 5:30 PM

Senate and House will now reconcile their conflicting provisions on how long the postponement will be and whether incumbents will serve on hold over capacity

URGENT. Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr wants Congress to defer the SK elections before October 2013 to save money. File photo by Rappler

Aquino may certify as urgent bill postponing SK polls

Sep 16, 2013 - 9:17 PM

The President is leaning toward the House version delaying the youth polls for 3 years while the Senate approves it version for a one year postponement

REFORMS NEEDED. Senate Local Government Committee Chairman Bongbong Marcos and Sen Bam Aquino say reforms and restructuring are badly needed in the SK. File photo from Sen Aquino's office

Gordon to SC: Defer 2013 polls without code review

May 08, 2013 - 9:01 PM

The former senator who authored the election automation law says the source code review is imperative under the law

NO SOURCE CODE REVIEW? Gordon said then there should be no automated elections for 2013.Photo by John Javellana.

South Korea suspends rocket launch

Oct 26, 2012 - 11:26 AM

Parts of the Philippines were preparing for possible debris falling from the rocket

Photo courtesy of Spaceflight Now