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DILG: Until a law is passed postponing the barangay elections, preparations will continue

March 13, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo Ano said today that the DILG is full blast in its preparations for the Barangay and SK Elections until a law is passed postponing it. Nonetheless, the DILG is hoping that the Barangay and SK elections will not be postponed for a third time in order to allow the public to cleanse the ranks of barangay officials of the...

Año to newly-promoted DILG officials: Check for Boracay-like symptoms in your areas

March 13, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano directed the newly-promoted directors and other DILG officials to check for violations of environmental and other laws in their respective areas to prevent a Boracay-like crisis from happening.

Speaking during the first-ever mass oath-taking held at the DILG central office, Ano said that the current problem in...

DILG tututukan ang pagpapatupad ng gun ban, pagbababawal sa paggamit ng police bodyguards sa barangay at SK elections

March 13, 2018

Makikipagtulungan ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa Commission in Elections (Comelec) sa pagpapatupad ng gun ban, paggamit ng police bodyguards o confidential agents, at iba pang ipinagbabawal na gawain na saklaw ng halalang Pambarangay at Sangguniang Kabataan sa Mayo.

Ayon kay DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano, nagbigay na siya ng direktiba sa Philippine National...

DILG hinimok ang barangay, SK candidates na gawing prayoridad ang tubig sa kanilang plataporma

March 12, 2018

Dalawang buwan bago idaos ang Barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE), hinimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government ang mga nagbabalak kumandidato na gawing prayoridad ang programa sa tubig sa kanilang agenda para sa kanilang mga barangay.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC Secretary Eduardo M. Ano na ang tubig ay pangunahing pangangailangan ng mga tao sa komunidad at nahaharap ang mga...

DILG urges barangay, SK candidates to prioritize water in their platform

March 12, 2018

With just barely two months to go before the the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) elections, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges aspiring candidates to prioritize water programs in their platform agenda for their respective barangays.

DILG OIC Secretary Eduardo M. Ano said that water is a basic necessity and as wannabe leaders in their respective...

DILG: Processing of death benefits for barangay officials now online

March 12, 2018

Beneficiaries of deceased barangay officials can count on a more timely settlement of death and burial claims now that the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has made the processing online.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano issued revised rules and regulations to facilitate an interactive online processing of death benefits through the Barangay Information System (BIS), a...

Pahayag ng DILG sa listahan ng Barangay officials na sangkot sa iligal na droga

March 12, 2018

Ang desisyon sa paglalabas ng listahan ng pangalan ng mga barangay officials na sangkot sa iligal na droga ay nasa kamay ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Susuportahan namin anuman ang magiging desisyon ng PDEA sa bagay na ito.

Nais rin naming linawin na hindi ang DILG ang gumagawa at nagpapanatili ng "narco list" kundi ang PDEA. Ang ginagawa ng DILG at ng aming attached agencies ay...

Statement of the DILG on the list of Barangay officials implicated in illegal drugs

March 12, 2018

The decision whether or not to release to the public the names of Barangay officials involved in illegal drugs is the call of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Whatever the decision of PDEA in this matter has our full support.

We wish to clarify that the "narco list" is not prepared and maintained by DILG. It is prepared and maintained by PDEA. What the DILG and its attached...

DILG to strictly enforce gun ban and prohibition on use of police bodyguards for Barangay, SK candidates

March 12, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says the DILG will work closely with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in strictly enforcing the gun ban, the use of police bodyguards or confidential agents, and other prohibited acts during the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in May.

Ano says he has already given instructions to the...

DILG to women: Run for elective posts in barangay and SK polls

March 9, 2018

This Women’s Month, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging women to let their voices be heard during the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this May not just by voting but by running for elective posts.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says that the coming barangay and youth polls provide a perfect opportunity for qualified women voters to show...

DILG nakatutok sa brgy officials na nasa ikatlong termino at 'di na puwedeng kumandidato sa parehong posisyon

March 7, 2018

Bago pa dumating ang petsa ng paghahain ng certificates of candidacy (COC) para sa Barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, nakatutok na ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa mga opisyal ng barangay na nasa ikatlong termino na at hindi na pinapayagan ng batas na muling pang kumandidato sa parehong posisyon.

Inatasan ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano ang DILG...

DILG on lookout vs three-termer brgy officials who are prohibited from running in the Barangay polls

March 6, 2018

Ahead of the filing of certificates of candidacy (COC) for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is on the lookout for three-termer barangay officials who are prohibited by law to run for the same post.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano has ordered DILG Regional Offices to submit the names of incumbent Punong Barangays...

DILG: Mag-ingat sa mga manloloko na nag-aalok ng pwesto sa rebolusyonaryong gobyerno

March 5, 2018

Muling nagbabala ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa mga local chief executives, mga opisyales ng gobyerno at publiko laban sa isang grupo na nagsasabing may basbas sila ng pamahalaan na magbigay ng pwesto sa isang “rebolosyunaryong gobyerno”.

Ayon kay DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano, ang grupong tinatawag na “People’s Congress” ay...

DILG suportado ang panukalang magpasumite ng resumé sa Barangay, SK candidates

March 5, 2018

Suportado ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang panukala ng isang election watchdog group na ipasumite ang kahit isang pahinang resume sa mga kakandidato sa Barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.

Ayon kay DILG Assistant Secretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya, ang rekomendasyon ng National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) ay akma sa kasalukuyang...

DILG supports move requiring Barangay, SK candidates to submit resumé

March 5, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) supports the proposal of an election watchdog to require candidates of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to submit at least a one-page resume.

DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya says the recommendation of the National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) will complement the ongoing...

Año bumuo ng grupo na magsisiyasat sa mga opisyal na sangkot sa 'Boracay crisis'

March 5, 2018

Bumuo ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ng 12-kataong special investigating team na magsisiyasat at magsasampa ng kaso laban sa ilang kawani ng gobyerno at pribadong indibidwal na mapapatunayang may pananagutan sa environmental crisis sa isla ng Boracay.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo Ano na magsasagawa ng agarang pagsisiyasat ang Boracay Investigating Team (BIT)...

DILG: Beware of scammers 'promising' appointments for revgov

March 5, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has renewed its warning to local chief executives, government officials and the public against a certain group claiming to have the authority to appoint local officials for a supposed “revolutionary government”.

According to DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano, the group called “People’s Congress” continues...

Año to public: Fire safety is every Filipino's responsibility

March 1, 2018

Fire safety is every Filipino's responsibility.

This is the rallying message of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Ano to the public as the nation observes Fire Prevention Month this March.

DILG Secretary Ano said that while the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has already come a long way in its fire prevention and safety program, fire safety isn’t...

DILG: Proposal to place Boracay under state of calamity is to hasten rehabilitation efforts

February 28, 2018

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano clarified that the DILG's proposal to declare a state of calamity in Boracay is for the purpose of hastening the mitigation response and rehabilitation efforts of the national government including the private sector and could warrant international assistance as may be deemed necessary.

"It's one of the options we're considering because there is concern that the...

DILG welcomes Malacañang's pronouncement that barangay, SK polls is a go

February 27, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano welcomes the pronouncement of Malacanang that the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections will push through as scheduled on May 14, 2018.

“Malacanang’s pronouncement that the polls will proceed as scheduled should put to rest speculations that it will be postponed again. The DILG and the...

DILG sa barangays: Ireport ang paggamit ninyo ng pondo ng SK bago mag-Marso 15

February 19, 2018

Bilang paghahanda sa nalalapit na Barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections sa Mayo 14, 2018, pinaaalalahanan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang lahat ng barangay na isumite ang kanilang annual report hinggil sa naging paggamit nila sa pondo ng SK bago mag-Marso 15, 2018.

Sinabi ni DILG Officer-in-Charge Eduardo M. Ano na dapat masiguro na ang pondong nakalaan...

Año sa LGUs: Ipakita ang pagmamahal sa kultura sa pamamagitan ng local culture and arts council

February 19, 2018

Ngayong National Arts Month at panahon ng mga puso, nananawagan si Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano sa mga lalawigan, lungsod at munisipalidad na palawigin ang pagtangkilik sa lokal na kultura at sining sa pamamagitan ng pagtatag o pagpapalakas ng kani-kanilang mga local culture and arts councils.

"Ang kultura at sining ang puso at kaluluwa ng...

Año sa LGU ng Boracay: Makipagtulungan kayo sa imbestigasyon ng DILG

February 19, 2018

Hinikayat ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Malay, Aklan na nakakasakop sa Boracay na makipagtulungan sa imbestigasyong ginagawa ng DILG at DENR matapos na magbabala si Pangulong Duterte na ipasasara nito ang isla kapag hindi ito nalinis sa loob ng anim na buwan.

"May pananagutan ang Local Government sa krisis na...

DILG itinatag ang Federalism campaign management office

February 15, 2018

Bilang tugon sa direktiba ni Pangulong Duterte sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na palakasin ang kamalayan ng mga tao ukol sa pederalismo, bumuo ang DILG kamakailan ng tanggapan na mangangasiwa at mangunguna sa malawakang public information at education drive sa pederalismo.

Ang project management office, na tinawag na Center for Federalism and Constitutional Reform...

Año to LGU in Boracay: Cooperate with the investigation being conducted by DILG

February 15, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano enjoined the local government of Malay, Aklan which has jurisdiction over Boracay Island to cooperate with the investigation being conducted by the DILG and DENR after President Duterte’s warning to close Boracay if it is not cleaned up within six months.

"The Local Government is accountable for the crisis...

DILG to barangays: Submit report on use of SK funds by March 15

February 15, 2018

In preparation for the forthcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on May 14, 2018, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds all barangays to submit their annual reports on the utilization of their SK funds last year not later than March 15, 2018.

DILG Officer-in-Charge Eduardo M. Ano says that there is a need to ensure that the funds allocated for the...

Año to LGUs: Show love for culture thru a local culture and arts council

February 14, 2018

This National Arts Month and Valentine’s season, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano calls on all provinces, cities, and municipalities to promote appreciation for their local culture and arts by creating or strengthening their local culture and arts councils.

“Culture and arts are the heart and soul of our nation. They preserve our...

DILG creates Federalism campaign management office

February 14, 2018

Responding to President Duterte's directive for the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to intensify the federalism awareness campaign, the DILG recently created a dedicated office that shall oversee and spearhead the nationwide public information and education drive on federalism.

The project management office, which is called the Center for Federalism and Constitutional...

DILG Freedom of Information (FOI)-compliant na

February 13, 2018

Makakasiguro na ngayon ang publiko na magiging mas madali ang pagkuha ng official records at dokumento sa Department of the Interior and Local Government matapos na masertipikahan itong Freedom of Information compliant ng Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).

Sinabi ni DILG Assistant Secretary at FOI Focal Person Epimaco Densing III na ang pagkilala sa departamento bilang FOI...

Año sa mga kadete ng PNPA: Isabuhay ang halimbawa, kabayanihan ng SAF 44 alumni

February 13, 2018

Sa paghahangad na humubog ng mga huwarang public safety officers na magsisilbi sa bansa ng may dangal at pananagutan, hinimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga kadete ng Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) na isabuhay ang halimbawa at kabayanihan ng PNPA alumni na kabilang sa Special Action Force (SAF) 44.

Sa kanyang talumpati sa testimonial parade at...