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DILG pinaalalahan ang incumbent local officials na maging patas sa paggawad ng permit sa political rallies sa panahon ng kampanya

April 25, 2019

Dalawang linggo bago matapos ang kampanya, pinaalalahanan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga nakaupong alkalde ng mga lungsod at bayan na maging patas sa pagbibigay ng permit para sa mga political rally para sa eleksyon ngayong taon.

"Lumaban kayo nang patas. Huwag nating ipagkait sa mga botante ang pagkakataong lubos na makilala ang kanilang mga kandidato na makatutulong sa kanilang pagpapasya kung sino ang iboboto," ani DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año matapos ang pahayag ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na ilan sa mga pinuno ng lokal na pamahalaan ay hindi nagbibigay ng pahintulot na makapaglunsad ng policital rallies ang kanilang katunggali.

“Kung gusto kayo ng tao,...

Statement of the DILG on the dismissal of Mayor Cicero Cawaling of Malay, Aklan from office

April 25, 2019

We thank the Ombudsman, Justice Samuel R. Martires, for acting with dispatch on the complaint filed by the DILG against local government officials of Malay, Aklan for the environmental degradation and mismanagement of Boracay Island.

Let this serve as a warning to all local officials that the DILG under the leadership of Secretary Eduardo M. Año will not tolerate abuse and misconduct especially in relation to environmental negligence.

We hope that local officials will not wait for the DILG to file cases against them just like what happened in Boracay, but will take proactive steps to follow the law and protect and preserve the environment in their respective localities.

We urge local government...

DILG reminds incumbent local officials to ‘play fair’, exercise neutrality in granting permits for political rallies in 2019 elex campaign period

April 25, 2019

With only two weeks left before the campaign period wraps up, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds incumbent city and municipal mayors “to play fair” in issuing permits to conduct political rallies for the 2019 midterm election period.

“Play a fair game. Let us not deprive voters the chance to get to know their candidates to help them decide whom to vote for,” says DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, following President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark that some local officials are refusing to grant permits for political rallies to their opponents.

“Kung gusto kayo ng tao, iboboto nila kayo ulit. So let’s not resort to shenanigans and just...

DILG ipinataw ang dismissal order ng Mayor ng Malay, Aklan bunga ng krisis sa Boracay

April 25, 2019

Pinatawan ng dismissal order ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) si Malay, Aklan Mayor Cicero S. Cawaling at ang licensing officer ng bayan bunga ng grave misconduct at iba pang paglabag na nagdulot ng krisis sa Boracay.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang dismissal order ay ipinataw kasunod ng desisyon ng Ombudsman na nagpatunay na nagkasala sina Cawaling at Licensing Officer Jen F. Salsona ng gross neglect of duty, conduct unbecoming of a public official, and conduct prejudicial to the best interest of service.

Hinatid ni DILG Regional Director Ariel Iglesia ng DILG Western Visayas ang dismissal order mula Ombudsman kina Cawaling at Salsona kahapon, Abril 24.


DILG serves Ombudsman dismissal order to Malay, Aklan mayor over Boracay woes

April 25, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday served a dismissal order against Malay, Aklan Mayor Cicero S. Cawaling and the town’s licensing officer for grave misconduct and other offenses that led to Boracay’s environmental crisis.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the dismissal order was implemented in connection with an Ombudsman decision which found Cawaling and Licensing Officer Jen F. Salsona also guilty of gross neglect of duty, conduct unbecoming of a public official, and conduct prejudicial to the best interest of service.

DILG Regional Director Ariel Iglesia of DILG Western Visayas served the Ombudsman dismissal order against Cawaling by posting...

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Tangub City is first drug-free city in Normin

April 17, 2019

“Tangub City, drug-free!”

This was the resounding pronouncement of Tangubanons, as their City was officially declared drug-free on April 11, 2019, making it the first drug-cleared city in Region 10.

Held at Sinanduloy Cultural Center, Tangub City, Regional Oversight Committee on Dangerous Drugs (ROCDD) 10, composed of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Department of Health (DOH), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), and Philippine National Police (PNP), awarded the plaque to the City.

“DILG is glad that we have local chief executives who are really committed and dedicated and at the same time, very supportive to the campaign of our...

MIMAROPA Joint RDC-RPOC Special Meeting adopts EO 70

April 15, 2019

True to the principle that inclusive growth and sustainable development could only be achieved through peace and order, MIMAROPA Region composed of Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan pushed for a Joint Regional Development Council- Regional Peace and Order Council Special Meeting highlighting the adoption of Executive Order (EO) No. 70.

EO 70 signed by President Duterte institutionalizes the whole-of-nation approach in attaining inclusive and sustainable peace by creating a task force to end local communist armed conflicts, and directs the adoption of a national peace framework.

Regional Development Council (RDC) Chair Jose Alvarez, Governor of Palawan and Regional Peace and...

Normin launches book on peacebuilding, development framework and agenda

April 12, 2019

It is a step closer to peacebuilding and peacekeeping in Northern Mindanao.

Serving as a guide for the different stakeholders to be proactive in addressing peace and development issues in Northern Mindanao through a commonly agreed analysis and course of action, the Regional Peacebuilding and Development Framework and Agenda (RPBDFA) was officially launched recently at the Capitol University, Cagayan de Oro City.

“This will serve as a vital reference to unify understanding, synchronize efforts and consolidate resources in the planning and in the implementation of interventions not only in conflict-affected communities,” DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said.


DILG Quirino co-administers I PROTECT

April 11, 2019

Acknowledging the vital role of the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in a culturally rich local governance setting and cognizant of the need to apprise them of their role in local legislation and promoting peaceful co-existence, the Office of the Provincial IPMR and Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) Quirino Chapter with DILG Quirino, conducted a two-day training entitled “IPMR: PReserving Our Traditions and Empowering Culture-Sensitive Tribe (I PROTECT)” recently at Wilmer’s Hotel and Resort, Santiago City.

Attended by a total of 130 participants from the six (6) municipal and 132 barangay governments of Quirino composed of IPMRs and Punong Barangays, the...

DILG-7 now ISO 9001:2015 Certified

April 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)- Central Visayas successfully hurdled the global standards for its quality management system with the recent conferment of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification.

Director Leocadio Trovela and Assistant Director Maria Loisella Lucino formally received the certificate of registration from the officials of the Worldwide Quality Assurance (WQA) Philippines as a proof of the agency’s adherence to global standards.

During his speech, Trovela commended the process owners and employees of the regional office for their efforts which significantly contributed to the ISO certification.