Regional News Archive

REGIONAL NEWS ARCHIVE

DILG-Camiguin trains LGU info officers in basics of social media content creation

July 9, 2021

Recognizing the importance of promoting truthful and relevant information to the public amidst the pandemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Camiguin Communications and Information Committee (CIC) spearheaded a seminar on the Basics of Content Creation in Social Media on June 22.

“This initiative by our office aims to encourage LGUs to post and share accurate...

DILG-7 lauds 52 LGUs in Cebu for completing NEO orientation course

July 9, 2021

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-7 lauded 52 local government units (LGUs) from Cebu for their continued pursuit to genuine local development during the recent conduct of Newly-Elected Officials (NEO) Orientation Course Cum Seminar on Mental Health, Legislation and Philippine Government New Normal System at the Maayo Resort in San Remigio, Cebu.

DILG-7 Regional Director...

DILG-7: Civic orgs unite in regional confab for peace and development

July 9, 2021

Different civic organizations in Central Visayas recently convened Regional Conference for Peace and Development (RCPD) at the Cebu Technological University -Danao Campus in Danao City, Cebu to discuss peace-related concerns and plans with the government, said the Department of the Interior and Local Government- Region 7.

DILG Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III, who graced the event, stressed...

DILG-7 gets Safety Seal Certification

July 9, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government-7 is now a safety seal-certified establishment—the first government office in Cebu City—following the recent inspection and conferment of the certification.

DILG-7 Director Leocadio Trovela said the certification serves as recognition that the office abides by the minimum public health standards.

“This is the start of the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Anti-insurgency TF ground breaks P20-M infra projects in Kalinga

June 9, 2021

Rizal, Kalinga-- The Cordillera Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) holds the first groundbreaking ceremony for Support to Barangay Development Projects as part of the country's whole-of-nation approach to ELCAC on May 24, 2021.

The National Task Force (NTF) -ELCAC allocated P20-million to Barangay Babalag East, Rizal Kalinga for three Support to Barangay...

DILG CAR urges LGUs to observe Joint Memo Circular of DILG, DOJ, and PNP on stricter health protocols

June 9, 2021

BAGUIO CITY—The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Philippine National Police (PNP) have issued a memo requiring local government units (LGUs) to implement stricter health protocols.

“Under the guidelines of Joint Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2021-001, LGUs are required to identify and designate appropriate places that...

DILG CAR urges LGUs in Cordillera to fast-track COVID-19 vaccination, adopt best practices

June 8, 2021

BAGUIO CITY—The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) urges local government units (LGUs) in the region to fast-track their vaccination process in order to help meet the target of the national government.

“The LGUs can fast-track their vaccination process by simplifying existing mechanisms and adopting faster ways of...

DILG 10: NorMin SBDP-recipient LGUs strategize project implementation

June 7, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Region 10 met with local chief executives from Bukidnon, Misamis Occidental, and Misamis Oriental to strategize and expedite the compliance of the technical documentary requirements for the Support to Barangay Development Program (SBDP) projects.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said the local government units (LGUs) play a...

DILG 10, EO 70 PMO maps out SBDP project implementation in NorMin

June 7, 2021

In the pursuit of bringing barangay development in Northern Mindanao, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 10 (DILG 10) and Executive Order No. 70 Project Management Office (EO 70 PMO) recently mapped out the implementation of the 306 projects funded under the Support to Barangay Development Program (SBDP).

Now is the time for us to fast track things so that these...

DILG-10: Over 800 homes in remote Bukidnon barangay receives level III water system

June 2, 2021

Over 800 households of Barangay Hagpa, the farthest village in Impasugong, Bukidnon benefitted from the recently turned over Level III potable water system funded by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Assistance to Municipalities (AM) program.

DILG Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe encouraged the barangay residents to take responsibility for the maintenance of the...

DILG-10 wins PRIME-HRM Bronze Award

June 2, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Region 10 has won the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) Bronze Award Maturity Level II.

“The regional management congratulates the men and women of DILG Region 10 for this award. This accomplishment proves that we can reach greater heights if we put our heart in all...

DILG 10 strengthens vaccine monitoring system

June 2, 2021

In the quest to fast track vaccine rollout in Northern Mindanao, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 strengthened the local government unit (LGU) preparedness component in the Department’s Vaccine Monitoring System (VMS).

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe urged the DILG field officers to reflect real time reports required by the Central and Regional Offices...

DILG maps out CMGP plans for 2021

May 26, 2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 through the Project Development and Management Unit (PDMU) recently held a two-day consultative workshop to to formulate strategic plans for the Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) programs and activities for the year 2021.

DILG Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Yvette Tolentino-Sunga said the...

DILG: Regional ELCAC group harmonizes 2020 plans

May 26, 2021

The Local Government Empowerment (LGE) cluster of the Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) recently convened and discussed the operationalization of their implementation plans for FY 2021, said the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe stressed the need to continue delivering LGE mandates, particularly...

306 barangay development projects get funding—DILG 10

May 26, 2021

Three hundred six (306) new development projects in conflict-affected barangays may now be implemented with the release of funds the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe said over P2 billion funds were recently downloaded to the respective local government units (LGUs)...

DILG to CAR LGUs: Set up CSOs Desk, institutionalize People's Council

May 24, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— The DILG Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said that all local government units (LGUs) in the region have been tasked to establish a Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Desk and to institutionalize a People's Council (PC) in each LGUs to provide a mechanism for citizens' views and opinions in various areas of governance to be heard and considered.

DILG CAR Local...

DILG: 3 former rebels in Lanao del Norte get cash aid under E-CLIP

May 24, 2021

Three former rebels (FRs) recently received P346,000 worth of assistance through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), said the Department of the Interior and Local Government Lanao del Norte Office.

DILG Provincial Director Bruce Augusto Colao extended his appreciation to the municipal government of Kapatagan for their support to the operationalization of Executive...

DILG Bukidnon, NCIP join hands to expedite FPIC issuance

May 24, 2021

BUKIDNON – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the Province of Bukidnon recently joined hands with the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) to expedite the issuance of the Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC).

DILG Provincial Director Carmelo Enrique B. Libot FPIC is one of the technical documentary requirement for the Support to Barangay...

DILG CAR urges LGUs in Cordillera to automate business registration

May 21, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) urges all local government units (LGUs) in the region to establish an electronic Business One-Stop Shop (eBOSS) following the issuance of a Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) by the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) in line with the President’s directive to bring government...

DILG Pampanga, Local Health Officers meet to strengthen contact tracing in the province

May 20, 2021

DILG Pampanga leads the scaling up of the Contact Tracing (CT) program through a coordination meeting on May 14, 2021 to discuss issues and concerns relative to the implementation of CT activities and further strengthening of the COVID-19 response program in the province.

DILG Provincial Director (PD) Myrvi Apostol-Fabia, in her message, recognized the efforts and hard work of the Local Health...

DILG R3: Peace and order initiatives active in R3 amid COVID-19 pandemic

May 20, 2021

Peace and order initiatives are active and alive within Central Luzon following the conduct of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) III’s 2nd Quarter Regular meeting via Zoom Cloud Platform on May 14, 2021 according to DILG Region 3 (R3).

DILG R3 said that accomplishments, latest issues, as well as interventions pertaining to internal peace and security, criminality, illegal drug...

DILG R3 holds online roll-out on the repeal of policies for LGUs

May 20, 2021

The DILG Region 3 (R3), in partnership with the DILG-Bureau of Local Government Development (BLGD) and the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), spearheaded the conduct of the Online Roll-Out on the Repeal of Policies for Local Government Units (LGUs) on May 12, 2021 via Zoom platform.

DILG Regional Director (RD) Julie J. Daquioag said that the main objective of the activity is to orient the LGUs...

DILG-CAR urges gov’t agencies, establishments in Cordillera to use StaySafe.ph

May 20, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— DILG-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) urged government agencies and establishments in the region to adopt the use of the StaySafe.ph application in accordance with the Inter-Agency Task Force Against COVID-19 (IATF) Resolution No. 109, series of 2021.

The StaySafe.ph application is the official social distancing system, COVID-19 health condition reporting, and the...

77 CAR LGUs, PSA ink MOA on Nat’l ID registration

May 20, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— A total of 77 local government units (LGUs) from the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA ) to strengthen and support the region's roll-out of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or National ID.

DILG CAR Statistician I Allan Franco Ocal said that of the 77 LGUs, 27 are from...

P40-M LGSF-SBDP barangay projects receive go signal in Antique

May 20, 2021

Two proposed projects for two barangays in Antique will soon commence following the release of P40-million worth of Local Government Support Funds (LGSF) from the national government under the Support to Barangay Development Program (SBDP).

DILG Antique Provincial Director (PD) Cherryl P. Tacda said that Bulan-bulan in San Remigio and Cabladan, Sibalom are the two barangays to utilize LGSF...