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DILG awards 74 LGUs, regional personnel for exemplary PCF performance, challenges awardees to uplift lives of people

November 12, 2018

As part of its continuing harvest of good local governance, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) awards a total of 74 local government units (LGUs) and key DILG Regional Field Personnel nationwide for their exemplary performance in championing their respective Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) projects during the PCF Summit held recently at The Sulu Riviera Hotel in Quezon...

DILG asks Manila barangay chairman who mauled teenager to surrender

November 9, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año urges a Manila barangay chairman and his personnel who were allegedly involved in mauling a 16-year-old youth in Sta. Cruz, Manila to surface and yield to authorities.

Año says Chairman Felipe Jr. Falcon of Barangay 350, City of Manila should be “man enough to face the consequences of his actions.”

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DILG lauds PNP/AFP for the arrest of Vic Ladlad

November 9, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauds the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the arrest of CPP Central Committee Member Vicente 'Vic' Ladlad, and two other suspects, for illegal possession of firearms.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the arrest proves that no one, whatever your status is in the society, is...

DILG: Creation of IATF signals strong commitment of PRRD to federalism

November 8, 2018

The birth of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Federalism and Constitutional Reform signals President Rodrigo Duterte’s full commitment to federalism, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“As the head agency tasked by President Duterte to advocate for federalism, we are happy with the creation of the interagency task force. This is clear...

Federalism will give MIMAROPA region bigger responsibilities in protecting El Nido and other tourism sites

November 7, 2018

Under a federal setup, the regional government of MIMAROPA (Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) will have bigger responsibilities in protecting and developing its own tourist attractions, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya says the region and local government units (LGUs)...

More college graduates under federalism - Concom

October 31, 2018

There will be more college graduates in the Philippines once the country federalizes, according to the members of the Consultative Committee (Concom).

In the Concom’s draft Bayanihan Federal Constitution, basic education is a demandable right which all Filipinos are entitled to.

Tuition fees, school infrastructures, books, teachers’ salaries, and electricity will be shouldered by...

DILG hinikayat ang mga pamahalaang lokal, attached agencies na gamitin ang buong puwersa para sa Undas 2018

October 30, 2018

Ilang araw bago ang Undas, hinikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga pamahalaang lokal at mga ahensya sa ilalim nito na gamitin ang buong puwersa upang matiyak ang payapa at ligtas na taunang paggunita sa mga namayapa.

Ayon kay DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año, ang dagsa at dami ng mga taong uuwi sa probinsya at dadalaw sa mga sementeryo para sa Undas ay...

DILG to LGUs, attached agencies: 'All hands on deck' in the observance of Undas 2018

October 30, 2018

A couple of days prior to the observance of the All Saints' Day holidays or Undas, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges local government units (LGUs) and its attached agencies to place "all hands on deck" to ensure a peaceful and safe conduct of the annual tradition for the departed.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the influx of people going home to...

DILG to governors and mayors: Stay in your posts to prepare for Typhoon Rosita

October 29, 2018

With the expected landfall of Typhoon Rosita on Tuesday morning, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año reminds all local chief executives of Regions 1, 2, 3 CAR, CALABARZON, V, and Metro Manila to stay in their posts before, during, and after the calamity.

“As leaders of your localities and chairpersons of your respective local disaster...

DILG: Federalism can unlock Soccsksargen's chest of natural wealth

October 29, 2018

Federalism can be the key to unlocking Soccsksargen’s untapped abundance of natural and mineral resources, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“The people of Soccsksargen are literally sitting on gold, copper, and iron, but are still living in poverty because of unequitable distribution of wealth under the present system of government,”...

DILG conducts nationwide performance audit of local anti-drug abuse councils

October 29, 2018

To ensure the continued performance of all local anti-drug abuse councils (ADACs) in the campaign against illegal drugs, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has commenced the conduct of performance audit of all provincial, city, and municipal ADACs across the country.

“Ang kampanya laban sa iligal na droga ay hindi lang laban ni Pangulong Duterte, ng DILG, PNP,...

DILG sinusubaybayan ang lahat ng island resorts sa bansa para maiwasan ang pagsara katulad ng Boracay

October 26, 2018

Upang maiwasan ang pagsasara tulad ng nangyari sa Boracay, inatasan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na subaybayan ang mga island resorts at beach tourism destinations sa buong bansa.

Upang makasiguro na ang kagawaran ay makakasunod sa direktiba ng Pangulo, inatasan ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang lahat ng regional offices...

Año sinibak ang PNPA Director dahil sa isyu ng 'oral sex punishment'

October 25, 2018

Sinibak ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang pinuno ng Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) dahil sa umano’y "oral sex punishment" at hazing na ipinataw sa mga underclassmen mula sa kanilang mga senior cadets, ayon sa tagapagsalita ng DILG.

“Ipinag-utos ni OIC-Secretary Ano ang agarang pagsibak kay PNPA Director, Chief...

DILG now monitoring all island resorts in PH to avoid à la Boracay closure

October 25, 2018

To avoid a scenario similar to the temporary closure of Boracay, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has been instructed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to monitor all island resorts and beach tourism destinations in the country.

To ensure the Department’s compliance with the President’s directive, DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año has directed all...

Año sacks PNPA Director over 'oral sex punishment' issue

October 24, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano has ordered the relief of the head of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) over the alleged "oral sex punishment" and hazing imposed on underclassmen by senior cadets, according to the DILG Spokesperson.

“OIC-Secretary Año has ordered the immediate relief of the PNPA Director, Chief...

Calabarzon ready for federal shift, seen to help weaker regions during the transition - DILG

October 23, 2018

Calabarzon is fully equipped to handle its own shift to a federal form of government, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“Given the region’s expanding and highly competitive economic environment, the local government units (LGUs) of Calabarzon can walk gracefully through the transition into federalism,” says DILG Assistant Secretary...

DILG hinimok ang mga pamahalaang lokal na gamitin sa makabuluhang proyekto ang P980-M insentibo ng PCF

October 22, 2018

Gamitin sa makabuluhang proyekto ang insentibo mula sa Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) sa pamamagitan nang paglalaan nito sa mga inisyatibong higit na makatutulong sa inyong mga kababayan.

Ito ang mensahe ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año kasunod ng paglalabas ng kautusan ukol sa pagkakaloob ng insentibo ng PCF 2018 na higit sa P980-M sa...

Muling pagbukas ng Boracay sa Oktubre 26 tuloy na, isla magiging standard ng mga resort sa Pilipinas - DILG

October 22, 2018

Matapos ang inspeksyon sa Boracay, sinabi ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na gusto nilang gawing pamantayan ang pamosong isla ng lahat ng mga resorts sa Pilipinas.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC Secretary Eduardo M. Año na bagama’t maaari na muling bumisita ang mga lokal at banyagang turista sa Boracay sa pagbubukas nito sa Oktubre 26, aabutin pa ng dalawang (2) taon para...

Federalism and BOL go hand in hand - DILG

October 22, 2018

Shifting to a federal form of government perfectly aligns with the Bangsamoro’s hope for local autonomy, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“Federalism will cement in the Constitution the asymmetric relationship between the autonomous region of Bangsamoro and the federal government,” says DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya.

He...

DILG urges LGUs to "make good use" of P980-M PCF incentive

October 22, 2018

Make good use of the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) incentive through effective utilization of the grant on projects that will benefit the general majority of your constituents.

This is the message of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año following the issuance of the directive for the release of PCF 2018 grant of more than P980-M to deserving...

Ambush of cops in Camarines Sur shows the futility of talking to Joma

October 22, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) condemns the ambush of the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and her police escorts in Camarines Sur saying that such acts show the futility of peace negotiations with Joma Sison.

“We condemn the killing of three police officers during the ambush of a PNP convoy escorting FDA Director General Nela Charade Puno. This...

Pagpapalabas ng CIDG ng subpoena sa mga lokal na pamahalaan legal at nararapat upang makapag-imbestiga laban sa korapsyon

October 19, 2018

Idinepensa ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang direktiba ng Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) na imbestigahan ang 37 munisipyo at syudad dahil sa diumano’y iregularidad sa pagpapalabas ng pondo ng bayan o mga gawaing nabahiran ng korapsyon.

Sinabi ni DILG Spokesperson, Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya na ang Kagawaran na siyang may...

Boracay October 26 reopening a go, island to be the standard for all resorts in PH - DILG

October 19, 2018

After conducting inspections in Boracay for the past 2 days, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said that they want to make the world-famous island the gold standard for all resorts in the Philippines.

DILG OIC Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that while local and foreign tourists will be welcome again to visit Boracay during the soft reopening on October 26, it will...

Joma is wrong, gov't not giving up on peace - Año

October 19, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) assures the people that the government “is not giving up on peace” and is “going all out on localized peace talks” contrary to the claims of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) chairman Joma Sison that the government closed its doors on peace negotiations.

“Joma is mistaken. The government has always...

DILG spox says CIDG's issuance of subpoena to LGUs legal and necessary to investigate corruption

October 16, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) defended its directive to the Philippine National Police (PNP)'s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to investigate at least 37 municipalities and cities for alleged irregularities in their disbursement of public funds or alleged corrupt practices.

DILG Spokesperson, Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya, said on...

DILG to LGUs: Get environmental compliance certificate before starting any environmental project

October 15, 2018

In ensuring the protection of the people and safeguarding the environment against man-made disasters, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is reminding all local government units (LGUs) to secure an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) from the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) before operating any environmental project.

In Memorandum...

DILG hinikayat ang publiko na dumalo sa Barangay Assembly sa Linggo, Oktubre 14

October 12, 2018

Kailan ka huling bumisita sa inyong barangay hall? Kilala mo ba ang mga bagong opisyal ng inyong barangay? Nakadalo ka na ba sa Barangay Assembly sa inyong komunidad?

Ito ay ilan sa mga katanungan ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa publiko sa pagnanais na mapataas ang bilang ng mga mamamayang makikilahok sa darating na Barangay Assembly...

DILG to Congress: Retain political and electoral reforms in Concom's proposed charter

October 12, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the decision of the House of Representatives to return to the Committee on Constitutional Amendments its version of the federal constitution for "perfecting amendments" and urges Congress to retain the political and electoral reforms provided in the Consultative Committee’s (Concom’s) draft federal constitution.

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DILG urges public to go to the Lupong Tagapamayapa for neighborhood spats, awards 12 outstanding lupons today (October 12)

October 12, 2018

If you are involved in a neighborhood squabble, do not rush to the court immediately to file a case against your unfriendly neighbor but seek the assistance of the Lupong Tagapamayapa in your barangay.

This is the advice given by DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año as he extols the barangay justice committees or lupong tagapamayapa nationwide for amicably settling a total of 332,469...

DILG Chief urges people to attend the Barangay Assembly on October 14

October 12, 2018

When was the last time you visited your barangay hall? Do you know your new barangay officials? Have you ever attended a Barangay Assembly in your community?

These are questions posed by Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año to the public in a bid to increase people’s participation in the forthcoming Barangay Assembly nationwide this coming...