youth councils - updates

Rappler's latest stories on youth councils


Kabataang Barangay: Get to know the forerunner of the Sangguniang Kabataan

Aug 30, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Kabataang Barangay, headed by Imee Marcos, was established during Martial Law to develop young people according to the 'guiding philosophies of the New Society'

SCHEDULE: Mandatory training for new SK officials 2018

May 15, 2018 - 7:33 PM

(UPDATED) Required under the Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act, the training will cover SK history, decentralization and local governance, meetings and resolutions, planning and budgeting, and ethics

Youth groups want 15 more days for SK registration

Aug 04, 2016 - 8:28 PM

The petitioners tell the Supreme Court that the Comelec violated the SK Reform Act which provides for an enlistment period of no less than 30 days

Sangguniang Kabataan logo gets a new look in time for fresh elections

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:39 AM

After some 20 years the youth organization gets a new symbol

Senate panel okays SK polls postponement

Jan 23, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The Senate committee on local government is set to sponsor at the plenary a measure postponing the youth polls to October 2016

COMMITTEE HEARING. Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr chairs a hearing by the committee on local government on January 23 regarding the postponement of the SK elections. Michael Bueza/Rappler.

Calendar of activities for February 2015 SK polls

Oct 22, 2014 - 7:15 PM

The election period for the February 21 Sangguniang Kabatan elections will be from January 22 to March 2 Filing of certificates of candidacy begins February 7

SK registration: The youth came, but not in droves

Sep 29, 2014 - 8:01 PM

There will be no extension of the registration period says Comelec except in the 4 areas where it has been reset due to recovery efforts from Tropical Storm Mario

BEATING THE DEADLINE. SK poll registrants line up outside the Comelec-Manila District 6 Office during the last day of registration on Monday, September 29. Jose Del/Rappler

Registration for 2015 SK polls set

Sep 05, 2014 - 7:49 PM

From September 20 to 29 Filipinos aged 15 to 17 years old may register for the village based youth council The election will be on February 21 2015

Senators push probe of MRT-3 operations, PH public transport

Aug 14, 2014 - 3:25 PM

Senators call for a probe not only on the derailed train but also on the MRT 3 maintenance and the country s public and mass transport system

‘UNACCEPTABLE.’ Filipino rescuers assist wounded passengers after a train overshot a terminal in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 13 August 2014. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Kenneth Cobonpue launches ‘First Light’ for Yolanda relief

Dec 17, 2013 - 1:39 PM

The industrial designer launches a new piece for the benefit of building homes for families affected by typhoon Yolanda

Abolish SK? Pols just want to get their IRA – youth rep

Jul 05, 2013 - 9:10 PM

Based on Rappler computation the youth councils in 42 000 barangays will get a total of P6 05 billion in internal revenue allotment share this year