Drilon: SK Reform Act proves anti-dynasty law ‘doable’

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Drilon: SK Reform Act proves anti-dynasty law ‘doable’ 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — The signing into law of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Reform Act by President Benigno Aquino III, which contains a landmark provision prohibiting political dynasties, proves that the passage of an anti-political dynasty law is achievable in the near future, Senate President Franklin M. Drilon said on Friday.

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Senate approves bill deferring SK elections

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate approves bill deferring SK elections 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) — The Senate on Monday passed on third and final reading a House bill postponing the elections for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) from February 21 this year to the last Monday of October 2016.

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Comelec resets SK election period from Feb. 6 to March 2 to give the Senate time to decide whether to delay or not the holding of the youth polls

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Comelec resets SK election period from Feb. 6 to March 2 to give the Senate time to decide whether to delay or not the holding of the youth polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 22 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has decided to move the election period of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from Feb. 6 to March 2, or 15 days before Election Day and nine days after.

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Comelec to suspend voter’s registration

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Comelec to suspend voter’s registration 

By R.G. Antonet A. Go

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 15 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is suspending the holding of voter’s registration in February to pave way for the conduct of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) election.

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San Jose town readies for SK elections

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on San Jose town readies for SK elections 

SAN JOSE, ANTIQUE, Jan. 5 — The Municipal Election Office of San Jose de Buenavista and the rest of the municipalities in the province of Antique are ready for the holding of the Sangguniang Kabataan elections on February 21, 2015.

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SK elections period starts this month

January 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on SK elections period starts this month 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 3 (PNA) — The 45 days election period for the Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Feb. 21, 2015, starts later this month.

Based on Commission on Elections (Comelec) Resolution No. 9905, the election period will start on Jan. 22, 2015 (Thursday) to March 2, 2015 (Monday), 30 days before election day and 15 days after.

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