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Apolitical? Bong Go posters displayed at Liga ng mga Barangay event – Alejano

Mar 06, 2019 - 6:40 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the campaign jingle of administration senatorial bet Bong Go was also played outside the venue

'NOT APOLITICAL.' Campaign posters of administration senatorial candidate Bong Go are displayed during the Liga ng mga Barangay event held from February 25 to 27. Photo by Valerie Escalera/Presidential Photo

DILG against using gov’t funds for Bong Go shirts

Mar 05, 2019 - 3:37 PM

‘I will never allow government funds to be spent on anything not allowed by law,’ says DILG Secretary Eduardo Año

FOR NEUTRALITY. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año distances himself from the Liga ng mga Barangay, which allegedly used government funds for shirts promoting administration Senatorial bet Bong Go. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Government paid for Bong Go shirts in nationwide event – Alejano

Mar 05, 2019 - 11:12 AM

(UPDATED) Gary Alejano shows DILG documents authorizing local government units to pay for the registration fee of barangay captains, an amount which covers a kit with Bong Go t-shirts

STATE-FUNDED? Opposition senatorial candidate Gary Alejano alleges that Bong Go shirt giveaways at the nationwide Liga ng Barangay event were paid for by local government funds. Photos courtesy of Gary Alejano

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League of Barangays tells PDEA to file cases if drug list 'verified'

May 01, 2018 - 7:20 PM

'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

'VALIDATED'. PDEA chief Aaron Aquino insists that the drugs list is accurate despite a current lack of evidence to win convictions before courts. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Barangays welcome postponement of polls

Oct 04, 2017 - 10:28 PM

The Liga ng mga Barangay thanks President Duterte for rescheduling the elections, and vows to cooperate in the campaign against drugs and criminality

Barangay league wants polls held after 2019 mid-term elections

Aug 14, 2017 - 4:34 PM

The Liga ng mga Barangay has over 322,000 members – barangay captains and other village officials

POSTPONED AGAIN? The House committee on suffrage and electoral reforms meets to discuss the possible postponement of the barangay and SK elections, yet again. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Ex-barangay chief Marjorie Jalosjos is new DILG assistant secretary

Jul 12, 2017 - 11:34 AM

The new DILG official will oversee programs for cops and soldiers wounded in action

APPOINTED. President Rodrigo Duterte signed Marjorie Jalosjos' appointment papers on June 26.

Mindanao barangay officials take ‘oath’ to support ‘Daang Matuwid’

Sep 02, 2015 - 9:27 PM

Barangay officials from Mindanao say they are endorsing a program not a person – a campaign line actually thought up by the Liberal Party

'HUWAG KANG MAGNAKAW.' Village officials from Mindanao wear uniform shirts with an anti-corruption print as they pledge support for the platform of Liberal Party standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II on September 2, 2015.

Family, friends contend for barangay posts

Oct 28, 2013 - 9:55 PM

Over 800 000 candidates vie for positions in the Philippines most basic political unit – the barangay Friends family and neighbors are pitted against each other

Barangay officials want term extensions - again

Sep 27, 2012 - 9:37 PM

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