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DILG releases P582.5-M in financial assistance to 2,330 beneficiaries of injured or fallen cops and soldiers

July 19, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has facilitated the release of a total of P582.5-million in financial assistance to 2,330 beneficiaries of cops and soldiers who were wounded or killed in action or during military or police operations as of June 1 this year.

“Aside from the fulfilled promise of President Duterte to double the salary of uniformed personnel, the...

DILG magpapagawa ng mas maraming processing centers para sa mga susukong rebelde bilang paghahanda sa localized peace talks

July 19, 2018

Bilang paghahanda sa balak na localized peace talks, sinabi ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang Departamento ay magpapagawa ng mas maraming processing centers o halfway houses para sa mga susukong rebelde at para na rin sa iba pang programa para sa kanila.

Ipinaliwanag ni Año na hindi mahahadlangan ng sigalot ng gobyerno at...

DILG ikinalungkot ang mali-maling impormasyon tungkol sa pederalismo

July 18, 2018

Sa gitna ng lumalagong kaalaman sa kampanya ng administrasyon para sa reporma ng konstitusyon, ikinalungkot ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang kumakalat na mali-maling balita tungkol sa pederalismo.

“Hindi na ako nasosorpresa sa dami ng kumakalat na mali-maling impormasyon ngayon tungkol sa pederalismo. Ngayong laganap na ang kamalayan, maraming pagtatangka...

DILG laments misleading information on federalism

July 17, 2018

Amid growing awareness on the administration’s campaign for constitutional reform, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) cries foul over misleading information spreading about federalism.

“I am not surprised over the deluge of misinformation circulating today about federalism. Now that awareness is spreading, there have been attempts from some groups to...

DILG to construct more processing centers for rebel surrenderers in preparation for localized peace talks

July 17, 2018

In preparation for the planned localized peace talks, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the Department will construct more processing centers or halfway houses for rebel surrenderers as well as its other programs for former rebels.

Año explains that the conflict between the government and leftist leaders will not hinder the efforts...

DILG: 186 mayors at gobernador tinanggalan ng police powers, 156 lokal na opisyal sinuspinde o dinismis

July 13, 2018

Mayroong 186 na local chief executives ang tinanggalan ng kapangyarihan sa pulis simula ng manungkulan si Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año, ang mga lokal ng opisyal ay inalisan ng police powers dahil sa umano’y pagkakasangkot sa iligal na droga, kabiguang puksain ang mga gawain ng...

DILG: 186 local execs lost police powers, 156 local officials suspended/dismissed

July 13, 2018

A total of 186 local chief executives (LCEs) lost their supervisory powers over the police since President Rodrigo took the helm of government, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

According to DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año, the LCEs were stripped of their police powers due to alleged involvement in the illegal drug trade, failure to stop acts of...

DILG: Pondo ng Masa Masid "fully accounted for"; walang irregular sa paglilipat ng pondo sa tatlong ahensya

July 12, 2018

Lahat ng pondo ng Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA MASID) ay maitutuos at walang iregularidad sa paglipat ng P99-milyon mula sa DILG sa tatlong sangay ng pamahalaan noong huling quarter ng 2017, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang paglipat ng pondo ay kinakailangan upang makatulong...

DILG: Masa Masid Funds fully accounted for: nothing irregular with fund transfer to three other government agencies

July 11, 2018

All Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA MASID) funds are fully accounted for and there was nothing irregular in the transfer of P99-million from the DILG to three agencies of government during the last quarter of 2017, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the transfer of funds was...

DILG pangungunahan ang lokal na usapang pangkapayapaan sa mga rebelde

July 10, 2018

Pangungunahan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang lokal na usapang pangkapayapaan sa pagitan ng mga pamahalaang lokal at ground units ng National Democratic Front – New People’s Army (NDF-NPA) kung hindi magaganap ang peace talks sa Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).

Ipinahayag ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang hakbang na ito na mula mismo...

DILG pushes for localized peace talks with rebel units

July 9, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will push for localized peace talks between local government units (LGUs) and ground units of the National Democratic Front – New People’s Army (NDF-NPA) should peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) do not push through.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that this approach pronounced by...

DILG hindi tutol sa usapang pangkapayapaan, nananawagan sa CPP-NPA na maging sinsero

July 9, 2018

Nananawagan si Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa National Democratic Front – Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (NDF-CPP-NPA) na agarang itigil ang karahasan at ihinto ang plano nilang coalition government nang sa gayun ay mabuo ang tiwala sa pagitan nila at ng gobyerno at maipagpatuloy ang usapang...

DILG: Bicol region to have more budget to develop country's treasure trove of power supply

July 9, 2018

Bicol is a treasure chest of the country’s power supply and will flourish once the regional government has more budget and stake in the harnessing and distribution of its energy, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“Bicol as a federated region will have more power and funds to initiate projects that would develop the geothermal energy it sends...

DILG pinuri ang desisyon ng Korte Suprema tungkol sa patas na bahagi ng mga LGUs mula sa lahat ng national taxes

July 6, 2018

Pinuri ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Korte Suprema tungkol sa pinakahuling desisyon nito ukol sa dagdag na bahagi ng mga Local Governments units (LGUs) mula sa lahat ng national taxes, at hindi lang mula sa national internal revenue taxes.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang naturang desisyon ay makakapagbigay ng malaking dagdag sa Internal...

DILG lauds SC ruling on just share of LGUs from all national taxes

July 6, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauds the latest Supreme Court (SC) ruling that will give local government units (LGUs) an increased share from all national taxes and not just their allocation from national internal revenue taxes.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the SC's decision will spell a huge increase in Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) of LGUs...

DILG: We are not opposed to peace talks but we want sincerity from the CPP-NPA

July 6, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano calls on CPP/NDF/NPA rebels to immediately stop hostilities and drop their plan for a coalition government in order to build mutual trust between both parties so that the peace talks may proceed.

“Contrary to the propaganda of the Left, the DILG wants nothing but peace. We support the peace talks. However,...

DILG: Walang pagkakaugnay ang mga naging pagpaslang sa mga alkalde

July 5, 2018

Sinabi ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na walang pagkakaugnayan ng mga naging pagpaslang sa mga mayor at siniguro din nito sa League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) na ang Philippine National Police (PNP) ay nakahandang magbigay ng karagdagang seguridad sa mga mayor kung kailanganin nila ito.

"Wala kaming nakikitang pagkakaugnay-ugnay sa mga nangyaring...

DILG dismisses pattern in killing of mayors

July 5, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) says that there is no pattern in the killing of mayors and assures the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) that the Philippine National Police (PNP) is ready to provide additional security should they need it.

“We see no pattern in the killing of mayors. Each case has on its own facts. They are not at all related. In...

Federalismo pabibilisin ang pag-unlad ng rehiyon ng Bicol - DILG

July 5, 2018

Inaasahan ng DILG na magiging mabilis ang pag-asenso ng Bicol Region sa sandaling maging federal ang sistema ng gobyerno sa bansa.

“Maraming likas na yaman at panturistang lugar ang Bicol. Kapag ang mga ito ay nalinang ng husto, mamamayagpag ang buong rehiyon, hindi lamang ang Legazpi at Naga,” sabi ni DILG Assistant Secretary for Communication and Public Affairs Jonathan E....

DILG: Pagpaslang kay Halili at Bote hindi konektado

July 4, 2018

Walang koneksyon sa isa’t isa ang ang pagkakapaslang sa isang mayor sa syudad ng Batangas at mayor sa bayan ng Nueva Ecija, ayon sa Department of Interior and Lokal Government (DILG).

“Hindi natin masasabi na related ito kasi magkaiba naman ang kaso,” ayon kay DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano, habang itinutukoy ang pagpatay kay Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili at General...

DILG: Police pinatututukan ang tatlong anggulo sa pagkapatay kay Mayor Halili

July 4, 2018

Sinabi ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano na pinag-aaralan ngayon ng binuong task force para alamin ang posibleng dahilan sa pagpatay kay Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili ang ilang motibo sa pagpaslang sa alkalde noong Lunes ng umaga.

Ayon kay Ano, sa ulat ng hepe ng task Force, CALABARZON Director P/Chief Supt. Edward Carranza, kanilang...

DILG: Halili and Bote killings not connected

July 4, 2018

There is no connection between the recent killing of a Batangas city mayor and a Nueva Ecija town mayor, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“Hindi natin masasabi na related ito kasi magkaiba naman ang kaso,” says DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano, referring to the murder of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili and General Tinio Mayor Ferdinand Bote...

Federalism to spur fast and inclusive growth in Bicol Region - DILG

July 4, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) expects the Bicol Region to become a hotbed for progress when the country federalizes.

“Bicol is a promising region that boasts of rich natural resources and potential tourist areas. If properly developed, the whole region, not just Legazpi and Naga, could skyrocket to progress,” says DILG Assistant Secretary for...

DILG: Police narrowing down on three possible motives on Halili killing

July 4, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says that the task force created to probe the killing of Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili is still in the process of narrowing down the motives behind the broad daylight murder of the city mayor last Monday.

Ano says that based on the report from task force chief, P/Chief Supt. Edward Carranza, they are exploring...

Año kinondena ang pagpaslang sa alkalde ng Tanauan

July 2, 2018

Mariing kinondena ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano ang pagpaslang kay Tanauan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili na binaril habang nasa lingguhang flag raising ceremony ng pamahalaang lungsod Lunes ng umaga.

“Mahigpit na kinokondena ng DILG ang pagpaslang kay Mayor Halili at hindi kami titigil hanggang ang mga may kinalaman sa krimeng...

Año condemns killing of Tanauan mayor

July 2, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano strongly condemns the killing of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili who was shot dead while attending the weekly flag raising ceremony of the city government on Monday morning.

“The DILG vehemently condemns the killing of Mayor Halili and we will not rest until the perpetrators of this heinous crime is...

DILG nakita ang momentum sa pagtataguyod ng pederalismo dahil sa positibong resulta ng SWS at magandang pagdalo sa roadshows

July 2, 2018

Lalong paiigtingin ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang kampanya sa pagbabago ng konstitution kasunod ng huling ulat ng Social Weather Stations (SWS) at malaking bilang ng mga mamamayan na nagpunta Federalism roadshows na isinagawa sa Dumaguete at Baguio.

Ayon kay DILG Assistant Secretary for Communication and Public Affairs Jonathan E. Malaya, magandang senyales ang...

DILG sees momentum in Federalism push, cites positive SWS survey results, well-attended roadshows

June 29, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is more driven to push for constitutional reform following the release of the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey and the huge turnout of the Federalism roadshows conducted in Dumaguete and Baguio.

DILG Assistant Secretary for Communication and Public Affairs Jonathan E. Malaya says the Department looks at the recent SWS...

Año assures safety of CPP negotiators should peace talks be held in PHL

June 28, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano assures the safety of communist leaders should peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines be held in the country as proposed by the President.

“To hold the formal negotiations in our country will not kill or paralyze the peace talks but will, in fact, facilitate negotiations that will hopefully end...

DILG: Federated regions to include a stronger, more autonomous Cordillera Federated Region

June 27, 2018

The Cordilleras will become the Cordillera Federated Region (CFR) under federalism.

This would lead to a more progressive region according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

"What is non-negotiable to the proposal of federalism is the federated regions because federalism will ensure more resources, more powers, more autonomy for the Cordilleras and the rest of the...