The Department of the Interior and Government (DILG) is elated that some one million Filipinos have filed their certificates of candidacies for around 600,000 positions that are at stake in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) this coming May 14, 2018.
DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says that the huge turnout of candidates during the eight-day filing of COCs is an indication that more and more Filipinos want to significantly contribute to President Rodrigo Duterte’s vision of change for the country.
“This is a good indication that Filipinos are now more proactive and would like to take the lead in initiating change in their respective communities,” says Ano.
A component city in the Western Visayas region is now starting to make its mark in the tourism industry with the help of a collaborative undertaking between the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and a private university in the region.
So-called “sweet city in the heart of Panay,” Passi City, a fourth class city in the province of Iloilo, has immensely benefited from the tourism development plan crafted by the Central Philippine University (CPU) funded by the DILG Technical Assistance (TA) program for Local Research Institutes (LRIs).
Implemented by the DILG’s Bureau of Local Government Supervision (BLGS), the DILG-TA program for LRIs provides a grant of P200,000 to...
Lumads residing near the foot of the mountains in a northeastern Mindanao province have now found a more profitable source of income as tour guides of mountaineers with the help of a technical assistance (TA) project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says that the lumads or the native indigenous peoples and their families of Cabadbaran City in Agusan del Norte are among the beneficiaries of the DILG’s TA project in collaboration with the Caraga State University (CSU).
Ano says that under the project, lumads who used to receive a measly amount for each big log that they carry down from Mt. Hilong-Hilong are now earning much higher as...
Alamin ang katotohanan sa iregularidad tungkol sa allowance ng Special Action Force at sampahan ng kaso ang mga dawit dito.
Ito ang mahigpit na kautusan ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC – Secretary Eduardo M. Ano kay Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde na opisyal ng manunungkulan ngayong araw.
Sinabi ni Ano na dapat bigyan ng kaukulang prayoridad at alamin ni Albayalde kung paanong napagkaitan ng kanilang daily subsistence allowance ng ilang opisyal ng SAF and mga SAF troopers ng ilang buwan mula pa noong 2016.
“Ito dapat ang kanyang pangunahing prayoridad at magsisilbing litmus test kung paano niya ipapatupad ang cleansing...
Get to the bottom of the P60-million Special Action Forces (SAF) allowance mess and file charges.
This is the first marching order of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano to new Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde as he assumes office today.
Ano says Albayalde should give outright priority in finding out how SAF officials were allegedly able to withhold and deprive SAF troopers of their daily subsistence allowance for several months since 2016.
“This should be his first priority and will serve as litmus test on how he will carry out the internal cleansing program within the police organization,” he says.
To be more effective and attuned to the challenges of settling disputes in the barangays, a two-day Skills Enhancement Training for the Lupong Tagapamayapa was facilitated by DILG Mambajao and funded by LNMB-Mambajao Chapter recently at the SB Session Hall, Mambajao, Camiguin.
Silverio T. Chan, President, Liga ng mga Barangay, in his opening remarks, expressed appreciation for the conduct of the activity as the inputs would help them improve handling of complaints filed before the barangay.
The pool of resource persons include: Municipal Local Government Operations Officer Katherine L. Pabatao who shared the activity’s rationale and training rules; DILG Camiguin Provincial...
DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano during his visit to DILG Region 2 where he enjoined regional officials and employees to help the government in the fight against corruption and illegal drugs and commended them for their good work in helping the LGUs in their journey towards good governance.
The University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) triumphed over St. Paul School of Professional Studies (SPSPS) in the 2nd match of the Preliminary Rounds (Tacloban City/Leyte leg) of the 2018 Intercollegiate Federalism Debate hosted by the DILG Region 8 at the Leyte Normal University on March 21, 2018.
DILG Regional Director Marivel Sacendoncillo said Leonardo Dimatangal of UPVTC also stood out among other debaters by bagging both the Best Debater and Best Speaker medals.
Sacendoncillo said the teams argued on the following proposition, “Resolve that the country shall adopt a unicameral legislature in a federal system of government”, with SPSPS taking the...
Aimed to capacitate Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in Kalabugao Plains on the provisions of law that concerns them as member of the local sanggunian and as representatives of the IP community, an Orientation and Capacitation of IPMRs and Indigenous Peoples (IP) Tribal Leaders on RA 8371 and other IP related issuances and RA 7160 was conducted on February 22 – 23, 2018 at Panika Tourism Center, Impasug-ong, Bukidnon.
In coordination with the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) 10, the activity included discussions on RA 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act Law, IPMR Guidelines, Indigenous Political Organization (IPO), Indigenous Political...
With the near conclusion of the Bottom-Up-Budgeting Program, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) 10 conducted an end-of-program assessment conference for the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (RPRAT) recently in Cagayan De Oro City.
“For a good three or four years, the RPRAT meetings had been a good venue for lengthy discussions on issues, suggestions and sharing of ideas that lead to the results today,” DILG 10 Assistant Regional Director Abdullah V. Matalam said in his opening remarks.
Based on the audit presented by the Regional Project Coordinating Team, a total of 862 projects had been implemented in 2015, while 798 were carried out in 2016, of...