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Security forces ready for active shooters despite bad weather during ASEAN Summit

November 11, 2017

Despite Typhoon Salome unleashing heavy rains in the metropolis and nearby provinces, the ASEAN Security Task Force (ASTF) has shown that security forces are ready for active shooters that may pose a threat to around 20 world leaders and heads of states arriving this week for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.

Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy of the Department of...

Air travelers urged to be early for their flights at NAIA during ASEAN holidays

November 11, 2017

The ASEAN Committee on Security, Peace and Order, Emergency Preparedness and Response (CSPOEPR) is urging air travelers going out of Metro Manila during the holidays to show up early for their flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Speaking during the recently concluded press briefing in Pasay City, Eric Apolinario, spokesperson of the Civil Aviation Authority of the...

Government urges public to make the most of ASEAN holidays

November 10, 2017

The ASEAN Committee on Security, Peace and Order, and Emergency Preparedness and Response (CSPOEPR) reiterates its call to the general public to make last minute travel and vacation plans during the five-day long weekend coming up during the 31st ASEAN Summit.

Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Chairman of the CSPOEPR, says that...

Cuy writes letter to ASEAN security forces prodding them to be at their best

November 10, 2017

With the 100 percent deployment of troops today as the 31st ASEAN Summit officially starts, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy writes a personal letter to the government’s security and public safety forces, expressing his confidence on their readiness and skills to ensure the safety and security of the delegates.

In his letter, Cuy,...

25 LGU officials stripped of police powers by Napolcom

November 9, 2017

A strong message of an unrelenting campaign against local officials suspected of abetting illegal trade and crime is made known by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) after 25 local chief executives (LCEs) are stripped off of their control over local police.

The National Police Commission (Napolcom), an attached agency of the DILG, issued resolutions revoking the...

DILG: Beware of scammers posing as DILG Usec. Año

November 9, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) issues a renewed warning to local chief executives, government officials and the public in general against an impostor posing as the newly-appointed DILG Usec. Eduardo M. Ano or his personnel.

The warning came after reports from various local officials reached the office of DILG- Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Catalino S. Cuy, outlining the...

Improved performance of 6th Convoy Dry Run expected to extend to ASEAN Summit

November 8, 2017

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee on Security, Peace and Order, and Emergency Preparedness and Response (CSPOEPR) ensures the smooth transit, security and safety of international dignitaries and guests in the 31st ASEAN Summit next week, as it concludes the 6th and final convoy dry run very early Wednesday morning.

During the debriefing this morning, ASEAN Security...

ASEAN security group prepared to handle "worst case scenarios" during summit

November 8, 2017

The ASEAN Committee on Security, Peace and Order, and Emergency Preparedness and Response (CSPOEPR) is prepared to handle even the "worst case scenarios" during the 31st ASEAN Summit that will be attended by more than 20 world leaders and heads of states this week.

Ambassador Marciano A. Paynor, Jr., the Director General for Operations of the ASEAN National Organizing Council (NOC), made the...

GOVT PREPARATIONS 'LEVELLED UP' FOR 31ST ASEAN SUMMIT

November 8, 2017

The government has levelled up its preparations for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit as compared to its handling of the 30th ASEAN Summit last April, according to the ASEAN Committee on Security, Peace and Order, and Emergency Preparedness and Response (CSPOEPR).

In a press conference earlier this afternoon, P/Chief Supt. Nestor Bergonia, head secretariat of the...

Air operations in Manila, nearby provinces restricted beginning Nov. 9 for ASEAN summit

November 5, 2017

Air operations in Manila and nearby provinces will be restricted for all types of aircrafts beginning November 9, 2017 as part of the maximum security preparations for the approaching 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.

Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Chairman of the Committee on Security, Peace...

ASEAN preps use whole-of-government approach

November 5, 2017

With just six days to go before D-Day, the national government revealed that the upcoming 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit uses whole-of-government approach in its security and emergency preparations.

Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Chairman of the Committee on Security, Peace and Order, and Emergency...

Deployment of thousands of ASEAN security force starts today - DILG

November 5, 2017

Around 15,000 uniformed security and public safety personnel converged in Quirino Grandstand, Manila on Sunday morning for the send-off of forces and resources for the upcoming ASEAN 31st Summit and related meetings next week.

The ceremony marked the beginning of deployment of police, military, air, marine and navy forces as well as traffic management officers in key areas in Metro Manila,...

No signal jamming during ASEAN summit

November 5, 2017

There will be no frequency jamming during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, according to the ASEAN Committee on Security, Peace and Order, and Emergency Preparedness and Response (CSPOEPR).

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-In-Charge Catalino S. Cuy, concurrent CSPOEPR Chairperson, says the government did not make arrangements for...

Government ready and equipped for 31st ASEAN Summit

November 5, 2017

With barely one week to go before the actual Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) Summit, the ASEAN Committee on Security, Peace and Order, and Emergency Preparedness and Response (CSPOEPR) says the government is ‘ready and equipped’ for the challenge of ensuring the safety and security of the delegates and the public during the summit.

Catalino S. Cuy, Officer-in-Charge of...

Truck ban to be imposed along SCTEX, NLEX from Nov. 12 to 15 for ASEAN Summit

November 4, 2017

From November 12 to 15, 2017, all trucks and closed vans will be prohibited from passing through the Subic–Clark–Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) from Clark to Balintawak to give way to a smooth flow of traffic for ASEAN delegates during the 31st ASEAN Summit.

This announcement was made by the ASEAN Committee on Security, Peace and Order, and Emergency...

Sea operations in Manila Bay banned on ASEAN Summit starting November 5

November 3, 2017

Sea operations within the vicinity waters of Manila Bay will be banned for all types of vessels starting November 5, 2017 as part of the security preparations for the upcoming 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.

Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Chairman of the Committee on Security, Peace and Order,...

Cuy: Asean youth forum not an official ASEAN event

November 2, 2017

Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Catalino S. Cuy, who is on top of the security preparations for the upcoming 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and other related meetings in the country, calls on the youth to be “more discerning” in joining events that are purportedly organized by a certain Asean youth organization.

Cuy, who is also the...

Send-off rites for close to 60,000 troops to be deployed during ASEAN Summit set on November 5

November 2, 2017

The government will hold a send-off ceremony on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila for a total of 59,276 security forces who will be mobilized for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this November.

Catalino S. Cuy, Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Chairman of the Committee on Security,...

Final Asean convoy drill a success but real feat lies on actual events - DILG

October 30, 2017

‘A success’ is how Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Catalino S. Cuy describes the fifth and final convoy drill in preparation for the upcoming 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit and other related meetings this November.

Compared to the four previous dry runs conducted on Sundays, the final practice completed 20...

Motorists advised of lockdown areas during ASEAN summit

October 30, 2017

Motorists and land travelers are strongly advised to refrain from passing through the designated lockdown routes in Metro Manila during the conduct of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in November 2017 to avoid prolonged traffic standstill in these areas.

Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy, who is also the concurrent chairperson of the ASEAN...

Avoid Southbound of EDSA, NLEX, SCTEX and Whole of Roxas Blvd. on Daytime of Oct. 29 Sunday for Final ASEAN Convoy Drill

October 27, 2017

The public is advised to avoid the southbound lane of EDSA, NLEX, and SCTEX as well as north and southbound lanes of Roxas Blvd. on 6 am to 3 pm of October 29, 2017, Sunday, and to instead take alternate routes to give way to the fifth and final dry run of 20 convoys in preparation for the upcoming 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit and other related meetings.

Catalino...

DILG: Heightened alert status in all fire stations starting October 27 for safe, fire-free Undas

October 26, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) assures that all fire stations under the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) are on heightened alert status starting October 27 until November 2 to ensure a fire-free observance of this year’s All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day.

DILG Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy says that he has also directed the BFP to conduct fire safety...

Over 9,300 Security Personnel Deployed For 11th ASEAN Ministers Meeting In Pampanga

October 26, 2017

Over 9,300 security personnel from Task Group (TG) Clark are now deployed in Pampanga to provide maximum security while the 11th ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting (ADMM) and 4th ADMM-Plus are on-going at the Clarkfield Special Economic and Freepost Zone in Angeles City.

Catalino S. Cuy, Officer-in-Charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Chairman of the Committee...

Cuy gives kudos to BJMP's Oplan Linis Piitan for contraband-free jails

October 25, 2017

After earning good remark from President Duterte for ‘satisfactory’ condition of jails being run by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), the Bureau gets kudos this time from Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Catalino S. Cuy for its Oplan Linis Piitan.

Cuy expressed his commendation to BJMP, an attached agency of the DILG,...

DILG showcases SALINTUBIG program in interagency anti-poverty fora series

October 25, 2017

To inform and engage the people about programs addressing their basic needs, government agencies came together for Kilos SAMBAYANAN (Sampung Batayang Pangangailangan)’s fora on “Pabahay, Lupa, at Pagkain” in Quezon City.

Kilos SAMBAYANAN is a flagship campaign of the Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cabinet Cluster (HDPRCC) which has set on a series of fora about...

Cuy lauds cops who nabbed a pistol-packing 'reporter' in hotel where ASEAN delegates usually stay

October 24, 2017

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Catalino S. Cuy commends PO1 Adrian Jack Ancheta and PO1 Rolly Ferrer, who are deployed as part of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) security, for nabbing a self-proclaimed freelance journalist who brought an unlicensed firearm in a five-star hotel in Pasay City, which is among the hotels where ASEAN...

Minimal NAIA flight disruptions during ASEAN Summit

October 24, 2017

The upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this November will likely cause minimal disruptions for arriving and departing domestic and international flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), according to the National Organizing Council (NOC).

Ambassador Marciano A. Paynor, Jr., Director General of Operations on ASEAN -NOC said that flight activities will...

ASEAN security cuts short its convoy rehearsal; still a successful dry run

October 23, 2017

The ASEAN Security Task Force (ASTF) decided to cut short the convoy dry run due to heavy traffic along Edsa near Connecticut.

ASTF Commander P/Dir. Nap Taas, riding in the second convoy that left Clark International Airport at exactly 10:30 am, encountered the tail end of the traffic at the corner of Edsa and Quezon Avenue.

It turned out that the traffic was due to a road repair along Edsa...

Bulacan cop on ASEAN duty to receive over P1.6 million assistance

October 23, 2017

The family of the Bulacan cop who was run over and killed by a van while performing ASEAN traffic duty stands to receive more than P1.6 million in financial and housing assistance, including insurance and other benefits from the Office of the President and other agencies of the government, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Officer-in-Charge Catalino...

LGUs showcase best ICT practices during National LGU ICT Summit

October 23, 2017

Doing business with local government units (LGUs) has definitely become faster, easier and more convenient with the use of information and communications technology (ICT) as several LGUs showcased their best practices in ICT during the National LGU ICT Summit held recently at the H2O Hotel in Pasay City.

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) spearheaded the summit with the...