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House bill postponing SK polls passes on 2nd reading


The House of Representatives has passed on second reading a bill that seeks to postpone the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to October 2016, or simultaneous with that year’s barangay (village) polls.

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

New Senate bill says SK officers must not be related to incumbent gov’t officials

Sen. JV Ejercito: Impact on UNA’s recruitment INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In a bid to insulate the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) from political dynasties, a bill introduced in the Senate seeks to bar relatives of incumbent government officials from running for a position in the youth council.

Posted: November 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Registration for Feb. 21 SK polls ends Monday, except for typhoon areas

Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Filipinos aged 15 to 17 have until Monday (Sept. 29) to register for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) or youth council elections early 2015

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec wants SK polls postponed until after 2016 polls

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Monday it would push for another postponement of the Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) elections, which has earlier been re-scheduled for February 2015.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay backs appointment of SK reps nationwide

Vice President Jejomar Binay.  FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay supported the appointment of Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) representatives in local legislative bodies, saying youth representation should continue.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »