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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...

DILG hinimok ang mga Punong Barangay na maghalal ng 'reform-oriented' na mga pinuno ng Liga ng mga Barangay; nilatag ang mga skedyul para sa Hulyo 30 Liga eleksyon

June 26, 2018

Matapos ang panunumpa ng mga bagong halal na opisyal ng barangay kay Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte, pinaalalahanan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga punong barangay (PB) na bumoto ng ‘reform-oriented’ na kandidato para sa eleksyon ng Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) na nakatakda sa Hulyo 30, 2018.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano na kailangang...

DILG, DND to conduct joint inquiry on Samar "misencounter"

June 26, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of National Defense (DND) will conduct a joint inquiry regarding the alleged “misencounter” between Army troopers and police operatives in Samar province on Monday morning.

“This is a very unfortunate event that nobody wanted to happen. Together with the DND, we will form a board of inquiry to...

DILG urges barangay captains to vote for reform-oriented Liga ng mga Barangay leaders, sets timeline for the July 30 Liga elections

June 26, 2018

Following the oath taking of newly-elected barangay officials before President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds punong barangays (PBs) to vote for reform-oriented candidates in the Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) election scheduled on July 30, 2018.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says that PBs must be mindful in electing their Liga officials....

Matatag na otonomiya ng Cordillera at ancestral domain kabilang sa pederalismo at panukalang pagbabago ng konstitusyon - DILG

June 25, 2018

Magiging mas matatag ang otonomiya sa Cordillera at magkakaroon ng mahusay na mga polisiya ukol sa lupaing nununo (ancestral domain) sa sandaling maisailalim ang bansa sa pederalismo, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“Ang pederalismo ay pagpapalakas sa mga rehiyon at ito ay magbibigay ng kaukulang antas ng otonomiya hindi lamang sa Cordillera kundi maging sa...

Strong Cordillera autonomy and ancestral domain key features of federalism and constitutional reforms - DILG

June 25, 2018

Cordillera will have stronger autonomy and better policies on ancestral domain if the country decides to federalize, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“Federalism, in essence, is about empowering the regions and this, I believe, would give a certain level of autonomy not just to the Cordillera Region, but to the other regions in the...

DILG sa LGUs: Kumilos na para maging zero-casualty sa panahon ng kalamidad

June 21, 2018

Kasunod ng pa ulit-ulit na pag-ulan sa ibat-ibang bahagi ng bansa, inalerto ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga gobernador, alkalde at punong barangay na magsagawa ng kaukulang paghahanda upang maging zero-casualty tuwing panahon ng bagyo o matinding pag-ulan.

“Ang kaligtasan ng tao sa hinaharap ay nakadepende sa kung ano ang ginagawa natin sa kasalukuyan....

DILG to LGUs: Act now to achieve zero-casualty during disasters

June 21, 2018

With intermittent rain pouring in different parts of the country, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is alerting governors, mayors, and punong barangays to adopt necessary disaster preparedness measures and aim for zero-casualty during typhoons or heavy rainfall.

The safety of people tomorrow relies on what we do today. Make use of times of sunshine to mitigate...

DILG: LGUs suportado ang direktiba ni PRRD patungkol sa mga "tambay"

June 20, 2018

Umani ng suporta mula sa local government units (LGUs) lalo na sa mga barangay ang direktiba ng Pangulong Rodrigo R. Duterte na higpitan ang mga tambay sa barangay, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“Tumanggap kami ng feedback mula sa ilang LGUs na nagsasabing pabor sila sa pinakabagong direktiba mula sa Presidente na anila ay malaking tulong para masugpo ang...

DILG: Negrenses push for Negros Island Federated Region under a Federal System of government

June 19, 2018

Around 8,000 people representing different sectoral groups converged at the Lamberto Macias Sports Complex in Dumaguete City to push for a separate Negros Island Federated Region once the Philippines shifts to a federal system of government.

Leaders from both Negros provinces and Siquijor aired their positions to the members of the Consultative Committee to Review the 1987 Constitution led by...

DILG: LGUs support PRRD directive on "tambays"

June 19, 2018

President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s directive to be strict with loiterers or “tambays” has gained the support of local government units (LGUs), especially the barangays, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“We have received feedback from some LGUs and they welcome this recent directive from the President, which they say, is actually a big...

DILG suportado ang pagbibigay ng armas sa mga kapitan bilang self-defense

June 18, 2018

Sinusuportahan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang panukala ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte na armasan ang mga punong barangay bilang proteksyon sa kanilang sarili depende sa bigat ng banta sa kanilang sariling kaligtasan.

Ipinaliwanag ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano na ang pag-aarmas sa mga punong barangay ay mainam na plano lalo na kung madalas silang...

Año pinuri ang mabuting pulis na hindi tumanggap ng tip mula sa mag-asawang tinulungan

June 18, 2018

Pinapurihan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pulis trapiko na umaktong mabuting samaritano na tumulong sa mag-asawang nasiraan ng sasakyan sa Edsa at tumangging tumanggap ng tip kapalit ng kanyang pagtulong.

Tinukoy ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano na karapat dapat tularan si PO1 George Salvador Viernes, Jr. na nakatalaga sa PNP Traffic Enforcement Unit,...

Future of Negros Islands up for discussion during federalism roadshow today, June 17

June 17, 2018

The future of the Negros Islands will be up for discussion during the first of a series of federalism roadshows that is launched today, June 17 in Dumaguete City, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“Let us all be informed about the issues surrounding the regions, particularly the Negros Islands, and how federalism will help us surpass our current...

Año lauds good Samaritan cop for refusing tip from couple he helped

June 14, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauds a traffic cop who acted as a good samaritan when he assisted a couple whose car got stalled in Edsa and then refused to get the tip offered to him for his help.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says PO1 George Salvador Viernes, Jr. assigned at the PNP Traffic Enforcement Unit, Regional Highway Patrol Unit (RHPU) in Metro Manila...

DILG supports arming village chiefs as form of self-defense

June 14, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) supports President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's proposal of arming barangay captains as a form of self-protection depending on the gravity of existing threats for their personal safety.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano explains that arming village chiefs is a viable plan depending on the gravity of threat the barangay captain is receiving...

Newly-elected Central Luzon brgy chiefs vow to free their barangays from illegal drugs during mass oath taking before PRRD

June 13, 2018

Some 3,102 newly-elected punong barangays in Central Luzon has vowed to free their respective barangays from the evils of illegal drugs, criminality, corruption, and terrorism during the mass oath taking ceremony held in time for the celebration of the 120th Philippine Independence Day in Pampanga.

The Central Luzon barangay chiefs formally took their oath of office and signed a manifesto of...

DILG nanawagan sa mga Filipino na lumahok sa federalism roadshow at consultations

June 13, 2018

Nananawagan ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa mga Filipino na lumahok sa nalalapit na Federalism Roadshows at konsultasyon para sa isinusulong na pagbabago ng konstitusyon patungo sa sistemang federal na pamahalaan.

“Nananawagan kami sa ating mga kababayan na lumahok sa mga talakayan at konsultasyon na isasagawa ng Consultative Committee (Concom) tungkol sa mga...

DILG itinakda ang Hulyo 31 deadline para sa short film proposals sa CineMarya

June 11, 2018

Hanggang Hulyo 31, 2018 ay puwedeng magsumite ang mga gumagawa ng pelikula ng kanilang film proposals para sa kauna-unahang film festival para sa kababaihan sa Pilipinas na binansagang "CineMarya" na pinangungunahan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa pakikipagtulungan ng Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) at Philippine Commission on Women...

745 na pulis na lumaban sa Marawi, na-promote; DILG hinikayat ang PNP na isabuhay ang kanilang dedikasyon sa tungkulin

June 11, 2018

Buong pagmamalaking binati ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano ang 745 pulis na na-promote bunga ng kanilang tagumpay sa giyera sa Marawi at hinikayat ang kapulisan ng Philippine National Police (PNP) na isabuhay ang kanilang katapangan at dedikasyon sa tungkulin.

Ipinahayag ni Ano na ipinagmamalaki niya ang bawat babae at lalakeng pulis ng PNP...

DILG calls on Filipinos to participate in federalism roadshow and consultations

June 11, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is calling on Filipinos to participate in the upcoming Federalism Roadshows and consultations on proposed changes to the Constitution towards a shift to a federal system of government.

“Nananawagan kami sa ating mga kababayan na lumahok sa mga talakayan at konsultasyon na isasagawa ng Consultative Committee (Concom) tungkol sa mga...

DILG report on Davao mall fire submitted to DOJ

June 11, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has forwarded to the Department of Justice (DOJ) the report and recommendations made by an interagency task force that probed the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) mall fire in Davao City that claimed 38 lives last December.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says the Department is working closely with the DOJ on the review of the...

DILG reminds poll candidates to file poll expenses until June 13

June 11, 2018

Winners or losers in the May 14 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections still have a few more days or until June 13, 2018 to file their Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) before the Commission on Elections (Comelec), reminds the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“For purposes of transparency and accountability, all candidates, whether they won or...