Sangguniang Kabataan Chairman And Sangguniang Kabataan Members Need Not Be Smart or Intelligent

I read this phrase earlier today on my Facebook feed which says “tatakbo ng sangguniang kabataan kahit walang alam”.   I asked myself, is there an educational qualification to run for the office of Sangguniang Kabataan chairman and Sangguniang Kabataan member?   Must one be smart or intelligent to qualify?   How about if you … Read more

Punong Barangay Powers, Functions and Responsibilities

The Punong Barangay is the highest government official in the Barangay.   Barangay is the smallest local government unit or the basic political unit in the Philippines.   Punong Barangay is akin to that of the President with respect to the national government, Governor with respect to the province and Mayor with respect to the … Read more

Beware of Bogus PNP Checkpoint

The PNP Checkpoint is established to fulfill its mandate to protect and serve the Filipino people. Perhaps you observed lately that almost all barangays, Cities, and Municipalities have checkpoints established by the PNP and the AFP. This is because the election period for the barangay has begun. The PNP and AFP are tasked to enforce … Read more

2018 Palarong Pambansa Top Performers

The 2018 Palarong Pambansa being held in the province of La Union seems to show that the National Capital Region will once again top the medal tally and continue to dominate the event. As of April 19, the national capital region already has 40 gold followed closely by region VI with 29 gold. Only two … Read more

Will There Be A Law Before May 1 Ending The Practice of Endo?

In January of this year, A bill intended to end the practice of the so-called “endo” or the system of end of contract was passed by congress. A bill becomes a law when the President of the Philippines signs it. Endo is the system of contracting workers for less than 6 months and for the … Read more