In every election in the Philippines, there's a campaign period where candidates and their supporters will cover as much surface as they are allowed to with their respective posters.
There are nation-wide election every three years in the Philippines. The last elections were held in May 2013 and the upcoming elections are going to take place in May 2016.
The annual holidays in the Philippines are a mix of various political, historical and religious celebrations and there are quite a number of them in the calendar. Here is all you should know about what you can and can not do on such holidays, and how local life is in the Megacity when the offices are closed.
Are you ready for 2016? If you are spending the year in Manila and in different parts of the Philippines, take a look at the holidays, festivals, events, and concerts coming to the country this year.
Go beneath the surface and hear it here first at the largest and most-recognized University Student Council Elections Forum in UP Diliman.
Last Sunday, German expats and other Megacitizens from all over Metro Manila met in Legaspi Village to watch the country's general election, the Bundestagswahl, on TV. The German Club Manila had invited members as well as non-members to the 'Election Night'.
Our first newsletter deals with life in the Philippines between national elections and Stammtisch! Surely, a Stammtisch is a very good place to discuss politics and elections. Not so for us, as the Megacitizens in Manila discussed the more basic needs and the joy of local life.
The 2013 elections were the second ever held automated elections in the country. In the weeks leading to the elections more than 65 people became victims of election-related violence.