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DILG honors Bulacan cop who was hit, killed by van while on ASEAN traffic duty

October 23, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) honors the dedication and commitment to service of a newbie cop who died while on duty to ensure the smooth traffic flow during the recently concluded 2nd Advance ASEAN Briefing at the Royce Hotel in Clark, Pampanga.

DILG Acting Secretary Catalino S. Cuy says Police Officer 1 (PO1) Mark A. Mendoza, a member of the Marilao Municipal...

Heavier traffic expected on southbound lanes of SCTEX and NLEX, other areas during longer ASEAN convoy dry run on Sunday, October 22

October 20, 2017

Motorists and travelers are advised to take alternate routes and refrain from passing through the southbound lanes of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) as well as several other areas in Metro Manila on Sunday, October 22, 2017 as “more vehicles and a much longer convoy” will be involved in the fourth convoy dry run in preparation for the...

Engaging with Students

October 20, 2017

The DILG Region 2 through the Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) recently hosted the knowledge sharing forum with 70 senior Public Administration students from Isabela State University held at the Regional Government Center in Tuguegarao City. During the event, LGCDD Chief Elma M. Urbina shared insights on how the different technical divisions of the regional office work...

Four LGSF projects turned over to Baroy, LDN

October 20, 2017

"Back then, our barangay was inaccessible because of the condition of our roads; even motorcycles cannot pass in our areas when it rains. Now, we are pleased that our requests have been acted upon by being one of the recipients of road concreting projects," said Riverside Punong Barangay Lino P. Paalisbo as to the situation of their barangay before concreting the road in their area.

The...

Pandan is Region 1's showcase barangay on SBAD

October 19, 2017

Barangay Pandan, Bacnotan, La Union conducted its barangay assembly day on October 8, 2017, 4:00 PM at the Barangay Hall with the theme “Nagkakaisang Barangay Lakas ng Kampanya Kontra sa Illigal na Droga, Krimen at Katiwalian! Makiisa! Makilahok! Makialam.”

Punong Barangay Sheri D. Dienzo and the Sangguniang Barangay Members spearheaded the conduct of the assembly participated by...

DILG supports transparency in Marawi rehab efforts

October 18, 2017

With the “liberation” of Marawi from terrorist influence as pronounced by President Duterte, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) says that the government will be transparent and would endeavour to continuously update the public on the rehabilitation of the torn City.

DILG Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Catalino S. Cuy says that even ahead of the awaited close of the...

3rd ASEAN convoy dry run still successful despite bad weather

October 18, 2017

The 3rd convoy dry run for the ASEAN Summit earlier this morning was declared a success despite the bad weather condition as the entire convoy run from Clark International Airport in Pampanga to designated hotels in Metro Manila was completed in just about one hour and forty-five minutes with zero accident incidence.

Said convoy dry run tested three different scenarios all passing through the...

Cuy: DILG is open to suggestions on MASA MASID drop box

October 18, 2017

Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy said today that the DILG is “open to suggestions” regarding the drop boxes for the Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA MASID) and that there is no need to scrap the budget allocated for the purpose altogether.

Cuy made the pronouncement after the MASA MASID, along with the “drop...

DILG 10 awards 2017 LTIA winners

October 13, 2017

“Our region needs to have functional and dynamic Lupong Tagapamayapas, and the lupons who are with us today are the ones who are serving as role models in the implementation of the Katarungang Pambarangay in our respective LGUs and barangays.”

This was the statement of the DILG Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe, as he lauded the achievement of the Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives...

Cuy warns Marawi 'donation' scammers: You'll be exposed

October 13, 2017

Less than a month after its warning, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) raises alarm again over scammers soliciting money for Marawi evacuees.

This time, DILG Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Catalino S. Cuy sternly warns that suspects will be dealt with accordingly.
“It’s only a matter of time for you to be exposed. Our police information technology (IT) experts...

Motorists advised of heavier traffic disruptions during 3rd ASEAN convoy dry run on Oct 15

October 12, 2017

Motorists and travelers are advised anew of possible heavier traffic disruptions on Sunday morning,October 15, 2017 during the 3rd convoy dry run to be conducted by the ASEAN Security Task Force (ASTF) which will affect more routes in Metro Manila.

The 3rd convoy dry run is part of the intensified security preparations for the upcoming 31st ASEAN Summit in November this year.

At a recently...

Local Government Code's 26th anniversary celebration highlights LGU best practices

October 11, 2017

In line with the 26thanniversary of the Local Government Code (LGC),the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) opened today a two-day event that will highlight the best practices of local government units(LGUs) that are worthy of emulation.

Dubbed as the “Festival of Best Practices”,the market-place and fiesta-themed event,which is ongoing at the Novotel Manila in...

DILG to LGUs: Support drug war via community-based rehab program

October 9, 2017

Amid unceasing crackdown on illegal drug trade leading to the ballooning of inmate population in jails, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Catalino S. Cuy is rallying governors and mayors to do community-based rehabilitation program.

He issued a directive to all local chief executives (LCEs) prodding them to adopt and implement a community-based...

Motorists advised of traffic disruptions during convoy dry run on Oct 8

October 6, 2017

Motorists and travelers are advised of possible traffic disruptions from Clark Airport in Pampanga to Conrad Hotel Manila in Pasay City on Sunday morning, October 8, 2017 due to a convoy dry run to be conducted by the ASEAN Security Task Force.

The said convoy run is part of the heightened security preparations for the upcoming 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in...

DILG: MASA MASID Drop boxes are for citizen feedback, not to fish out names of drug suspects

October 4, 2017

Interior and Local Government OIC-Secretary Catalino S. Cuy today said putting up drop boxes in communities (LGUs) is meant to elicit feedback and suggestions from the residents on the government’s drive against illegal drugs, criminality, corruption and violent extremism, and not to fish for names of alleged drug suspects.

Cuy made the clarification as several sectors have questioned the...

DILG 10 Chief to LGUs: Cater only accredited federalism-related info campaigns

October 4, 2017

“As much as we want to propagate the idea of Federalism to the general public, our local government units (LGUs) must ensure that their Federalism-related info campaigns are within the standards and parameters set by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).”

This is according to DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe, as he encouraged LGUs, together with the...

DILG: Police, fire and jail trainees should learn not just skills but patriotism

October 4, 2017

More than the skills, those who are aspiring to become cops, firefighters and jail personnel should be able to imbibe a strong sense of patriotism while training under the auspices of the Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC).

According to Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Catalino S. Cuy, the PPSC should put great emphasis on patriotism in its curriculum,...

Over 300 respondents complete Clarin's CBRP

September 29, 2017

In response to the strengthened campaign against illegal drugs in the country, 333 respondents from 10 barangays of Clarin, Misamis Occidental completed the Community-Based Rehabilitation Program (CBRP) and were officially recognized during the Moving Up Program held on September 22, 2017 at the Municipal Gym of the said municipality.

Involved 10 barangays are namely: Cabunga-an, Dalingap,...

DILG to barangay chiefs: Conduct barangay assembly in October or face sanctions

September 29, 2017

Amidst brewing deliberations over the postponement of the barangay elections and the possible holdover by current barangay officials, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds village chiefs to conduct barangay assembly on October 8, or else face sanctions.

“Barangay officials who fail to conduct a barangay assembly may face corresponding administrative complaints...

Municipality of Aloran produces 140 CBRP graduates

September 28, 2017

Out of the 143 respondents who underwent Community-Based Rehabilitation Program (CBRP) in Aloran, Misamis Occidental, 140 of which completed the program and were recognized during the graduation rites held at Don Mariano Farmers’ Training Center on September 21, 2017.

Respondents were under barangays of Casuan, Dalisay, Ibabao, Labo, Lawaan, Lobogon, Lumbayao, Ospital, Palayan, and...

DILG to accredit CSOs, resource speakers on federalism

September 26, 2017

Recognizing that the proposed big shift from a unitary presidential to a federal form of government is no easy task, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is leading a sure-fire campaign to ensure maximum awareness and understanding of the benefits and advantages of federalism.

The campaign, dubbed as “One Nation, One Government: Transition to Federalism...

ASEAN+3 Meeting strengthens regional cooperation on combatting transnational crime

September 25, 2017

Pasay City, Philippines - ASEAN Member States (AMS), China, Japan and South Korea (ASEAN+3) Ministers gathered in Conrad Manila on 18-21 September for the 11th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (AMMTC) and the 2nd Special ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Rise of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism (SAMMRRVE) in order to reinforce the region's efforts in countering and...

ASEAN ministers' meet gets serious on radicalisation, violent extremism; adopts Manila Declaration

September 25, 2017

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will not take the continuous rise of radicalisation and violent extremism in the region sitting down as ASEAN ministers and officials on transnational crime recently adopted the Manila Declaration to Counter the Rise of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism to deepen regional cooperation against these emerging threats.

The document was adopted...

Fighting in Marawi also a cause for concern among ASEAN, dialogue partners

September 22, 2017

MANILA --- The more than three-months fighting in Marawi City has caused concern among ASEAN member states and its dialogue partners.

This was stressed by Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) officer-in-charge Catalino S. Cuy during the press briefing on the highlights of the 11th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crimes (AMMTC) and the 2nd Special ASEAN Ministerial...

Myanmar will host the next AMMTC meeting in 2018

September 22, 2017

MANILA – The Myanmar will be host the Twelfth ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crimes (11th AMMTC) in 2018.

This was bared by Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) officer-in-charge Catalino S. Cuy, who is the Philippine government go-to-person in the 11th AMMTC.

The official said the Philippines is honored to host the four-day event as it is taking an active part in...

Cuy: Beware of scammers asking money for Marawi victims

September 22, 2017

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Catalino S. Cuy has issued a stern warning to local chief executives, government officials and the public in general against scammers posing to be him or any of his staff or personnel.

Cuy's action came after reports from various local officials reached his office, outlining the scheme being perpetrated by certain individuals...

Cuy: PHL chairmanship of ASEAN's 50th year a huge milestone

September 20, 2017

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) officer-in-charge Catalino S. Cuy said that the country’s chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' (ASEAN) 50th anniversary is “a historical milestone which will be remembered as one of the significant events in our country's timeline”.

Cuy made the remarks during the welcome dinner hosted by the DILG...

Pre-dry run of traffic mgt plans for 31st ASEAN Summit set on Sept 24

September 20, 2017

In anticipation of heavy traffic with the upcoming 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Summit come November this year, the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Traffic Management has set the pre-dry run on Sunday (Sept. 24) from Clark Airport in Pampanga to Balintawak, Caloocan City.

During the said pre-dry run, TWG action officers will have an initial assessment on...

Radicalisation, violent extremism top agenda of ASEAN ministers' meet

September 19, 2017

Cognizant of the existence of radicalization and violent extremism in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), ASEAN ministers today further reaffirmed their commitment to work together to prevent and counter these twin concerns that are becoming huge challenges in the region.

The ASEAN ministers and other official delegates are in the country for the Second Special ASEAN Ministerial...

ASEAN ministers, senior officials to foster greater cooperation vs transnational crimes

September 18, 2017

Ministers, senior officials and delegates from the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will converge from September 18 to 21 at the Conrad Manila for the Eleventh ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crimes (11th AMMTC) to strengthen regional strategies and cooperation to combat transnational crimes.

One of the highlights of the four-day event is the...