Local elections campaign starts: Old woes confront candidates

  MANILA, Philippines - As the official campaign period for the local polls opens on Friday, the perennial issues of poverty and the lack of social services will confront candidates, who will be questioned about their honesty, integrity, competence and track record, according to analysts and observers.   In Eastern Visayas where poverty is high, voters want their candidates to tell them how jobs can be generated so the people won't have to depend on government for their livelihood.   In Bohol, which depends to a large extent on tourism, climate change and environmental protection are of paramount concern.   While poverty and corruption remain ...Keep on reading: Local elections campaign starts: Old woes confront candidates

Disclaimer : Mytimesnow (MTN) lets you explore worldwide viral news just by analyzing social media trends. Tap read more at source for full news. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply any endorsement of the views expressed within them.