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'Gusto po sana naming maging priority ng gobyernong ito ang pangangalaga at pagtatanggol sa karapatang pantao,' says Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas
Government officials agree that rescheduling the polls would give barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials elected in 2018 more time to complete projects
The 30-year-old mayor caps off his last ‘Linggo ng Kabataan’ as an officially ‘young' person by urging students to storm city hall with their ideas and suggestions
The complaint mistakenly identifies Tom Villarin as Anakbayan representative. Villarin is a member of Akbayan, which is from a different faction of the Philippine Left.
Youth groups highlight the need for Filipinos to speak up against injustice, pointing out how the oppression of student rights may later lead to the oppression of citizens
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'Panahon na para sa isang Speaker na tunay na makabayan,' says the Makabayan bloc
While the government makes Filipino and Philippine Literature courses optional in college, it has railroaded the bill for mandatory ROTC. This is 'false nationalism,' a group says.
The photo is a manipulated version of Pinoyweekly's 2015 photo showing Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago and other members of the party protesting tuition hikes
The new Quezon City ordinance provides for a Sangguniang Kabataan desk where information on youth-related projects and programs can be obtained
More than a hundred activists hold a Holy Week-themed protest to highlight the suffering of the urban poor, farmers, and students
The death of Willy Amihoy, the 23-year old ROTC cadet and freshman student in Iloilo moved various organizations and groups to call for justice and oppose mandatory ROTC
As students wear black shirts and armbands for a silent protest, they find themselves under fire by the school's administration.
National Youth Commission chief Ronald Cardema urges Sangguniang Kabataan officials to report all anti-government propaganda and clean up leftist vandalism
The one-day event will feature talks, artist merchandise, live art demo, an exhibit, portrait sessions and portfolio reviews
Kabataang Barangay, headed by Imee Marcos, was established during Martial Law to develop young people according to the 'guiding philosophies of the New Society'
'How can those who were unjustly detained, tortured, and murdered move on when there is...not acceptance and recognition of wrongdoing on their part?' asks Senator Francis Pangilinan
The Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan says there are 'no amount of words to condemn the dastardly act' of Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian, whose rage was caught in a viral video
The National Youth Commission has tasked Sangguniang Kabataan officials to carry out 'small transformations' in their barangays each month, starting with eradicating vandalism
Fourteen winning SK candidates from the city will have their proclamation suspended, or will be reported by the COMELEC to the Regional Department on Interior and Local Government (DILG) for proper action
There are 39 barangays with no candidates in the Sangguniang Kabataan election 2018 according to the DILG
(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
If any of them turn out to have won in barangays in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, and Misamis Occidental, the Comelec says it will suspend their proclamation
The decorated Best Setter of the UAAP will now give back as a public servant of Imus, Cavite
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Voters as young as 15 years are able to vote in the Sangguniang Kabataan elections, the first youth polls held in 8 years
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'Political violence has no place in society,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, as he denounces the killing of former congressman Eufranio Eriguel
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Monday's elections will be the first in 5 years for the barangays and in 8 years for the Sangguniang Kabataan
The groups also see the ouster of Chief Justice Sereno as a 'degradation' of the judiciary, 'bending to the biddings' of President Rodrigo Duterte
Department of the Interior and Local Government spokesperson Jonathan Malaya says there are less than a hundred youth posts with no candidates
Candidates and local authorities hope the peace covenant would help change the reputation of Calbayog City as a hotbed of election-related violence
Rappler talks to DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya to ask how Filipinos can make the most of the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls
May 14, the date of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, is declared a non-working holiday 'to enable the people to fully exercise their right to suffrage'
'Reiteration lang 'yan ng existing labor laws that [have] been proven [to be] anti-worker,' says Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao
(UPDATED) There are also 5 barangays in the province with no candidates for the position of SK chairman
Cadmium, which is present in PVC plastics, may have dangerous effects on the kidney, and skeletal and respiratory systems
The Commission on Audit also hits non-implementation of Sangguniang Kabataan activities, and over P268,000 worth of snacks for unofficial meetings
The campaign period for the village and youth council polls is from May 4 to 12
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Members of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) are entitled to free tuition in public tertiary schools, among other privileges given by the law
The village and youth council polls will be on Monday, May 14
The law is not perfect and has exploitable loopholes, but having it in the first place, even in its diluted form, is already next to miraculous
One punong barangay, 7 kagawads, one Sangguniang Kabataan chairperson, and 7 SK members will be elected in each barangay on May 14
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DILG Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año gives the warning on the eve of the filing of certificates of candidacy for the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections
The House Makabayan bloc argues that the quo warranto petition seeking to void the Chief Justice's appointment would cause them to be 'deprived of their collective right' to bring the impeachment process to a 'logical conclusion'