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President Rodrigo Duterte says an audit of barangay captains will be conducted and those who don't meet his standards will face charges for 'incompetence'
Vice President Leni Robredo says allowing barangay captains to carry firearms is not a guaranteed way to bring about peace and order
Vice President Leni Robredo says extending the terms of barangay officials would 'distance them from too much politics'
PRESS RELEASE: The Civil Service Commission encourages former barangay officials to apply for Barangay Official Eligibility
After he was ambushed by alleged private armed groups on April 26, Christopher Branzuela's name was still listed as a candidate in Barangay Catabunan in Calbayog City
'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
'[Hindi] porke nanalo na sila ay excused na sila sa ilegal na droga,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
Bago natin ihalal ang tambay na kapitbahay o ang bagitong ambisyoso sa Mayo 14, alamin muna kung gaano kalaking kapangyarihan at pondo ang ipagkakatiwala natin sa kanila
(UPDATED) Police say Antonio Guatno, captain of Barangay Pangyan in Davao City, was shot after he aimed a gun at the raiding team
The PDEA accuses Barangay Captain Alvin Mañalac of Tinajeros, Malabon of failing to report a drug den and submitting incomplete drug watch lists
The call for the barangay officials' surrender and rehabilitation comes amid possible oversights in PDEA's intelligence work
Before we elect the neighborhood 'tambay' or the ambitious political startup on May 14, know how much funds and powers we're entrusting them with
(UPDATED) Barangay councilor Lauro Vicencio has been dead for over a year already and was not part of the local police's drug watchlist
'If there are no evidence yet sufficient even for the filing of cases, releasing names of barangay officials may result in constitutional and legal challenges,' says league president Edmund Abesamis
'Kung nagkataon talagang mali, eh siyempre lahat naman tayo ay tao lang at nagkakamali, 'di ba? We will try to ask [for] an apology,' says PDEA chief Aaron Aquino
'Tungkulin ng [Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency] na maghanap ng long-term, sustainable solution... imbis na maglabas ng mga pangalan na kapos sa ebidensya,' says the Commission on Human Rights
(UPDATED) Here is a summary of how many barangay officials are on PDEA's list per province and Metro Manila city.
The PDEA admits, however, they don't hold enough evidence to prove their public allegations before the courts – at least not yet
'There's no truth that it will serve as a hit list. It will not,' says PDEA chief Aaron Aquino
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'Dahil sa protesta ni Bongbong na napakatagal, baka mapilitan 'yung isa sa amin na tumakbo para sa national office,' Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos tells Cagayan barangay officials
‘We want to go back to our peaceful and happy life. We are appealing to our authorities to do something to stop these killings.’
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?
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
Robert Ace Barbers' House Bill 5359, seeking to postpone village and youth polls and allowing the President to appoint OICs, contravenes the Constitution on at least 5 fronts
UPDATED Senate President Aquilino Koko Pimentel III says he would discuss the proposal of President Rodrigo Duterte with his fellow senators
DILG Secretary Ismael Sueno says the authorities know the locations and will apprehend the extortionist He asks those who have fallen victim to testify
Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr says Binay s proposal to give regular compensation to barangay officials must be carefully studied
To double its real property tax collection Iloilo province gives barangay officials this incentive: the higher a barangay s collection the more funds it gets as share
In their national convention the Liga ng mga Barangay pushes for benefits and term extension from national leaders in exchange for their support in the 2013 elections