Davao City youth volunteers vow to continue fight beyond 2022

Davao City youth volunteers vow to continue fight beyond 2022

DAVAO CITY—Despite the likelihood of defeat, youth volunteers who campaigned for a challenger to President’s Rodrigo Duterte’s son and opposition presidential candidate Leni Robredo are vowing to continue the fight against dynastic politics.“We don’t need one family...
Over 750,000 poll watchers to be deployed on election day

Over 750,000 poll watchers to be deployed on election day

The Department of Education (DepEd) said that 756,083 poll watchers will be deployed for the May 9, 2022 elections. DepEd Undersecretary Alain Pascua said during a press conference that around 90% of 647,812 of the total number are personnel from the department...
1986 and 2022: Déjà vu

1986 and 2022: Déjà vu

Traditionally, Philippine elections are run by three Ms – money, machinery and muscle.Candidates must have enormous resources to build a campaign machinery and recruit supporters to secure a seat whether in a national or a local position.Political violence has...