Regional News Archive


DILG RO2 intensifies partnership with MSAC

June 27, 2018

The DILG Region 02 and its Local Government Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) strengthened its partnership with the members of the Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Committee (MSAC) through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement held last June 25, 2018 at Villa Blanca Hotel, Tuguegarao City.

DILG RO2 Regional Director Jonathan Paul M. Leusen Jr. said the activity, which ran under the theme...

PRRD Enjoins Region III Newly-Elected Punong Barangays to lead with Integrity

June 14, 2018

With the new set of Barangay Officials about to start their service following the May 2018 elections, an oath-taking ceremony for the newly-elected Punong Barangays in Central Luzon was conducted on June 12, 2018 at the ASEAN Convention Center, Angeles City, Pampanga.

Of the total 3,102 barangays in the region, 2,844 or 92% attended. Gracing this ceremony include high-ranking officials...

DILG RO2 declared as drug-free workplace

May 16, 2018

Tuguegarao City, Cagayan— With the theme: DILG RO2: Walang Puwang ang Droga sa Matino, Mahusay at Maaasahang Ahensya, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 02 was declared as a Drug Free Workplace by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 02 on May 11, 2018 at the DILG Regional Office 2, Carig Sur in this city.

The declaration of DILG Region 2 as...

DILG Mambajao, Liga ng mga Barangay Muncipal Chapter conduct 2018 Lupong Tagapamayapa Skills Enhancement Training

April 16, 2018

To be more effective and attuned to the challenges of settling disputes in the barangays, a two-day Skills Enhancement Training for the Lupong Tagapamayapa was facilitated by DILG Mambajao and funded by LNMB-Mambajao Chapter recently at the SB Session Hall, Mambajao, Camiguin.

Silverio T. Chan, President, Liga ng mga Barangay, in his opening remarks, expressed appreciation for the conduct of...

with Team Region 2

April 11, 2018

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano during his visit to DILG Region 2 where he enjoined regional officials and employees to help the government in the fight against corruption and illegal drugs and commended them for their good work in helping the LGUs in their journey towards good governance.

UPVTC wins over SPSPS, completes set of quarterfinalists in the DILG-led Intercollegiate Federalism Debate

March 26, 2018

The University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) triumphed over St. Paul School of Professional Studies (SPSPS) in the 2nd match of the Preliminary Rounds (Tacloban City/Leyte leg) of the 2018 Intercollegiate Federalism Debate hosted by the DILG Region 8 at the Leyte Normal University on March 21, 2018.

DILG Regional Director Marivel Sacendoncillo said Leonardo Dimatangal of...

DILG 10 eyes on empowering IPMRs as members of Local Sanggunian

March 7, 2018

Aimed to capacitate Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in Kalabugao Plains on the provisions of law that concerns them as member of the local sanggunian and as representatives of the IP community, an Orientation and Capacitation of IPMRs and Indigenous Peoples (IP) Tribal Leaders on RA 8371 and other IP related issuances and RA 7160 was conducted on February 22 – 23,...

DILG 10 holds BUB end of program conference

February 7, 2018

With the near conclusion of the Bottom-Up-Budgeting Program, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) 10 conducted an end-of-program assessment conference for the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (RPRAT) recently in Cagayan De Oro City.

“For a good three or four years, the RPRAT meetings had been a good venue for lengthy discussions on issues, suggestions and sharing...

DILG 10 Director emphasizes quality over quantity in prioritizing Assistance to Municipalities (AM) projects

January 24, 2018

As the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region X ushers another year of program implementation, Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe emphasizes quality over quantity in prioritizing projects under the Assistance to Municipalities (AM).

Agabe made this statement during the recently concluded AM Program Regional Briefing and Re-Prioritization (Project Revision) Workshop at...

DILG 10 Chief warns against "OIC Appointment Scams"

December 12, 2017

"Do not believe individuals claiming that they could appoint you as OIC-barangay and local officials."

This was the warning of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe to the local government officials as there have been reported incidents on groups who claim that they could appoint officials under a federal system of government or...

DILG R2 leads LGUs in the documentation of good practices

November 22, 2017

This was stressed by Local Government Monitoring and Evaluation Division (LGMED) Chief Digna R. Herrera of the DILG Region II in her welcome remarks during the back to back workshop conducted by the Regional Office for the LGUs.

DILG Region II through its Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC), recently conducted a two-day workshop dubbed as “Writeshop and Exchange of Ideas:...

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.


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 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...

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...

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,...

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...

LGRRC2 Manager reps the country in Iran, LGRRC KM principles take center stage

September 13, 2017

As the Local Governance Regional Resource Center Manager of DILG Region 2, Atty. Odilon Luis Pasaraba is a Knowledge Management (KM) Champion who has the ability to articulate and harmonize complex situations and challenges and is passionate for public service- both in and out of the office. These qualities, among others made him qualify to be one of the participants to the training course on...

Advocacy Forum on BUB Projects held in Antique

August 9, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government(DILG)Region 6 has taken the lead in pushing the local governments of Antique in fast tracking the implementation of all pending Bottom-Up Budgeting(BUB)projects.

DILG Regional Director Anthony Nuyda said a series of stakeholders’ forum dubbed as “Hinun-anon” was spearheaded by the DILG to engage key players in the...

DILG conducts provincial alliance building in Antique

August 7, 2017

San Jose, Antique - The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Antique recently conducted a Provincial Alliance Building at the Tuburan sang Kabuhi Training Center here to establish an alliance between the provincial government and the municipalities of the Antique and to identify specific areas of cooperation.

This two-day activity became a venue to discuss development issues...

P84M KALSADA projects in Antique to be finished by October

August 3, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today announced that two P84-million road projects in the province of Antique funded under the Department’s Konkreto at Ayos na Lansangan ang Daan Tungo sa Pangkalahatang Kaunlaran (KALSADA) Program will be completed by October this year.

Engr. Donee Ann Ruinata of DILG Antique Provincial Office, in her report to the DILG...

DILG R1 to Host 3rd LGRRC Quarterly Conference

July 28, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region I shall be hosting the 3rd Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) Quarterly Conference 2017 with the theme "LGRRC: Forward, Fast, Fierce" on July 31 to August 3, 2017 at the Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center, Laoag City.

The activity is aimed at improving the LGRRCs to effectuate better knowledge practices,...


July 7, 2017

Director Jonathan Paul M. Leusen, Jr., CESO IV has assumed as the new OIC-Regional Director of the Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 02 (DILG RO2).

In his message during his first meeting with the DILG RO2 Management Team composed of Provincial Directors and Division Chiefs, Leusen stressed the value of the data that the department has. “It is about time...

DILG launches MASA MASID in Manila

June 9, 2017

The DILG Manila Field Office, together with the City Government, led the launching of MASA MASID or Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga in the City of Manila recently.

MASA MASID is the Department’s pilot program against corruption, criminality and illegal drugs.

Former president and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada attended the launch along with other key city...

DILG-La Union, DILG-Pangasinan are best implementers for Region 1

May 16, 2017

Laoag City - Two outstanding DILG provincial offices earned the accolades of DILG Region I as they were recognized during the 1st Quarter Regional Management Committee (RMC) Meeting held at the Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center recently.

DILG Regional Director James Fadrilan identified the awardees for 2016 as DILG La Union and DILG Pangasinan.

DILG – La Union received the...

SGLG 2017 kicks off in Region 1

May 15, 2017

San Fernando City, La Union - The Department of the Interior and local Government Region 1 (DILG R1) kicked off the implementation of the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) this year with a regional orientation at the Oasis Country Resort Hotel and Restaurant, here.

The activity was aimed at orienting and familiarizing the DILG Provincial Offices and Regional Assessment Teams (RAT) on the...

DILG-10 LGOO Training Orientation starts

May 10, 2017

Commitment, self-motivation, focus and open mindedness.

According to DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe, the said values are essential to succeed in the 51st batch Local Government Operations Officers (LGOO) Training of the Department.

Scheduled from May 8-20, 2017, the General Orientation of the 51st batch LGOO Training for Region 10 officially started and is being held at the DILG 10...

DILG Region 1 to partner with LRIs for 2017 CSIS

May 10, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 1 is set to forge partnership with two local resource institutes (LRIs) in the region that will help facilitate the Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) in target municipalities.

Now on its fifth year of implementation, the CSIS is a feedback tool developed by the DILG in order to generate relevant citizens' feedback on...

DILG Full Swing with Provincial Preparedness Dialogue

April 3, 2017

To ensure that resiliency is achieved, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) is on full swing in the conduct of disaster preparedness region wide through a series of Provincial Preparedness and Partnership Dialogues.

The Provincial Preparedness and Partnership Dialogues conducted per province have engaged the participation of Local Chief Executives...