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DILG officials and employees get vaccinated

June 17, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) began Wednesday its vaccination of 759 central office officials and personnel under the A4 category, which includes frontline personnel in essential sectors, including uniformed personnel.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said the vaccination of DILG employees and their families is a milestone in the quest towards achieving population protection against Covid.

“Sa wakas dumating na ang pinakahihintay ng bakuna ng ating mga kasamahan sa DILG. Magkakaroon na ng peace of mind ang ating mga matitino, mahuhusay at maaasahang mga kawani para patuloy na makapagbigay sa serbisyo para sa bayan,” Año said.

He said the Department’s...

DILG: Three more punong barangays under probe for super spreader events

June 17, 2021

Three (3) more punong barangays (PBs) are now in hot water for violations of the prohibition against mass gathering in their respective areas, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año identified them as PB Ireneo H. Cabahug of Barangay Matabungkay, Lian, Batangas; PB Bobby Daquioag of San Mariano, Sta. Marcela, Apayao; and PB Franklyn O. Ong of Kasambangan, Cebu City.

He said that Cabahug is being probed on why he failed to enforce minimum public health standards (MPHS) to tourists who did not observe physical distancing and did not wear face masks in a beach resort in Barangay Matabungkay in Batangas.

Meanwhile, Año said Daquoag is under...

Economic reforms a wake-up call for PH products to be more reliable

June 16, 2021

The flow of more foreign investments into the Philippines will help the economy to shape up and force local businesses to offer more reliable products to make them at par with the competition.

Dr. Thomas Aquino, Chairperson of the Research, Education, and Institutional Development (REID) Foundation Inc., said that opening up the economy to foreign investors through constitutional reforms would promote efficiency and competitiveness in local enterprises and industries.

“Can you imagine what if these enterprises had greater access to inputs, a variety of them, buyers and components, to improve the product offerings that they offer abroad, and a system of rules of doing business in the country that...

DILG to LGUs, public: Use PhilID card as sole ID for all transactions

June 14, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today urged all local government units (LGUs), private entities, and the transacting public to use and accept the Philippine Identification (PhilID) card as a single official government-issued identification card for all types of transactions within the country.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that presenting and using the PhilID card as a single requirement without the need to present any other identification document is a big step in streamlining information and easier transactions in all government offices and private establishments.

“Malaking tulong sa pagpapabilis ng mga proseso ang ating PhilID dahil dati dalawa o higit pang ID...

The Philippines is the most oligopolistic country in the region and one of the Asian countries with the worst fixed capital formation -- Salceda

June 14, 2021

The Philippines is most oligopolistic country in the region and opening up the economy to foreign investors is needed to break the monopolies and oligopolies that are currently dominating Philippine business and slowing down the economic competition and investments, a veteran lawmaker said on Friday.

Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Salceda, chair of the House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, said that monopolies and oligopolies further reduce the investment appetite resulting in the Philippines’ low investment and slow competitiveness rate due to the heavily restrictive rules on foreign direct investments (FDIs) in the country.

“Operating as monopolies and oligopolies, the...

Regional News More

DILG 10 ELCAC provincial levelling session seeks peace amid pandemic

June 15, 2021

To fully understand the operations of left-leaning groups, the Region X office of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG-10) and the regional Joint Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (JRTF ELCAC) recently organized a levelling session with the ELCAC task forces of the Provincial and Highly Urbanized Cities.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe said the levelling session aimed to disseminate the government’s Executive Order No. 70 or the ‘whole-of-nation’ approach in ending local insurgency to the barangay level.

“Ang atong tumong mao ang pagpakaylap ngadto sa mga ka-baranggayan ang mga programa gikan sa EO 70 nga unta...

DILG R3 tackles COVID-19 situation, LGU response in Talakayan Central Luzon episode

June 9, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 3 (R3) tackles the latest updates in COVID-19 situation in the region and the local government units’ (LGUs’) response in the latest episode of Talakayan Central Luzon (TCL) aired via the DILG Central Luzon official Facebook page and Zoom online platform.

The TCL is a program aiming to inform and educate the public on the various programs of the DILG in maintaining and strengthening good local governance including the government’s efforts against COVID-19.

Bearing the theme, “Gitnang Luzon COVID 19 Update, Ating Alamin, Pagtugon ng Lokal na Pamahalaan, Ating Talakayin”, the second offering of...

DILG R3 orients 51 Central Luzon LGUs on streamlining BPCO

June 9, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 3 (R3) leads the conduct of an online training roll-out on streamlining Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy (BPCO) for local government units (LGUs) cum integration of barangay clearance for 51 target LGUs on May 20, 2021 via Zoom platform.

The activity was conducted to capacitate the remaining 51 target LGUs in Central Luzon in the adoption and implementation of the Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) 2018-01 dated January 4, 2018 of the DILG, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of information and Communication Technology (DICT), and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on guidelines in...

DILG CAR, LGUs to inspect gov't, biz establishments in Cordillera for ‘Safety Seal’ cert

June 9, 2021

BAGUIO CITY--In accordance with the implementation of the Safety Seal Certification Program, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and local government units (LGUs) will inspect government agencies and business establishments to ensure compliance with Minimum Public Health Standards (MPHS).

The certification of the Safety Seal ensures that agencies and private establishments comply with the MPHS, including the adoption and use of the StaySafe.ph application.

The DILG, as the Issuing Authority, will bestow the "Safety Seal" on compliant government establishments such as city and municipal halls, provincial capitols, and all...

DILG R6, BFP, PNP, ANTECO ink pact to ensure safety and continued delivery of electric services

June 9, 2021

San Jose, Antique – Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 6, its attached agencies, and the Antique Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ANTECO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on June 07, 2021 at the Antique Police Provincial Office in order to ensure public safety and continued delivery of electric services in the province.

The signatories are DILG Antique Provincial Director (PD) Cherryl Tacda, Philippine National Police (PNP) PD Roy Parena, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) - Antique Provincial Fire Marshal Randy Pudadera, and ANTECO General Manager Ludovico Lim.

Provincial Fire Marshal Pudadera said that signing the MOU made it easier for the four...

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