Regional News Archive


NorMin Dagyaw tackles health, violent extremism, dev’t concerns

August 16, 2019

Health, countering violent extremism, and general development.

These are the issues tackled as 850 participants from various sectors of Northern Mindanao flocked to Barangay Nazareth Gymnasium, Cagayan de Oro City for the Dagyaw 2019: Open Government and Participatory Governance Regional Townhall Meetings, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 Field...

Cebu City SK secretaries, treasurers undergo SKMT

August 15, 2019

Following their appointment to office, secretaries and treasurers of Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in Cebu City underwent the mandatory training on July 28 at the Department of Education Eco-tech Center at Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City, according to DILG Region 7 Field Office.

DILG 7 Regional Director Leocadio Trovela said that the mandatory training was administered by the Department in coordination...

CARAGA conducts rollout of guidelines on accreditation of CSOs and selection of LSBs

August 15, 2019

The DILG CARAGA Region has conducted a rollout activity in compliance with DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2019-72 on the “Guidelines on Accreditation of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Selection of Representatives to the Local Special Bodies (LSBs)” held July 18-19, 2019 at the Grand Palace Hotel in Butuan City.

DILG CARAGA Regional Director Lilibeth Famacion said the rollout...

MisOr onboard in ending insurgency, creates ELCAC Task Force

August 5, 2019

Committing to end insurgency in the province, the Province of Misamis Oriental sets its eyes on organizing its own Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC), according to DILG Region X.

Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said that the creation of Provincial ELCAC was one of the approved resolutions during the recent conduct of the Joint Provincial Peace and Order...

DILG Mis Occ facilitates VMLP Election, assures full support to Vice-Mayors

August 2, 2019

OROQUIETA CITY- In view of the nationwide simultaneous election for Vice Mayors’ League of the Philippines (VMLP), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Misamis Occidental Provincial Field Office facilitated the conduct of chapter elections in the province on July 29 at Villa Amor Hotel and Restaurant, Oroqueta City, Misamis Occidental.

DILG Mis Occ Provincial...

Caraga prepares plan of action to end local armed conflicts

August 1, 2019

DILG 13, in coordination with NEDA 13, initiated the conduct of the Caraga Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) Clusters Orientation and Planning on July 25, 2019 in Balanghai Hotel and Convention Center, Butuan City.

The activity was seen necessary to ensure that all 12 clusters for the 12 line of efforts to efficiently converge in implementing the...

Pandan, First to Launch eBPLS in the Province of Antique

July 31, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Antique Provincial Office lauded the Municipality of Pandan for being the first Local Government Unit (LGU) to launch the electronic Business Permit Licensing System (eBPLS) in the Province of Antique.

“The automation of the BPLS using the eBPLS software is one of the efforts of DILG in guiding the LGUs to be more business...

Bulacan LGUs hailed as 2018 Manila BAYani Regional Awardees of Region III

July 15, 2019

Four (4) local governments of Bulacan were hailed as the 2018 Manila BAYani Regional Awardees under the city and municipal categories of the Environmental Compliance Audit.

Four out of six local government winners in Region III came from the Province of Bulacan, namely: the City of San Jose Del Monte as the 2nd Placer in the city category; Baliwag as the Top Performer in the municipal category;...

Baliwag bags 2018 National Manila BAYani Award for the Municipal Category

July 15, 2019

The Municipality of Baliwag, Bulacan was hailed as the 2018 National Manila BAYani Awardee for the Municipal Category under the Environmental Compliance Audit (ECA) of the Manila Bay Clean-Up, Rehabilitation, and Preservation Program (MBCRPP).

Prior to the conduct of the National ECA, the Municipality of Baliwag got the 2018 Regional Manila BAYani Award-Top Performer under the same...

Brgy. Balibago and Brgy. Mamatid are sister barangays

July 12, 2019

Barangays Balibago in Angeles City and Mamatid in Cabuyao City, Laguna are now sister barangays with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for Sister Barangay Partnership.

The sisterhood agreement aims to establish mutual beneficial cooperation, share best practices and strategies in KP and good governance, as well as to promote the barangays’ expanded government services, among...

DILG joins groundbreaking of P77-M gov’t command center in CDO

July 12, 2019

To ensure the protection and welfare of the people during disasters and emergencies, DILG Region 10 and partner agencies recently conducted the groundbreaking ceremony of P77-million Government Command and Control Center at Lumbia Airport, Cagayan de Oro City.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said that the facility includes a three-storey multi-purpose building including the...

DILG goes full throttle in Normin peace initiatives, turns over P7.5-M water system projects in Bukidnon town

July 11, 2019

As the whole-of-nation approach in attaining inclusive and sustainable peace goes full throttle in Northern Mindanao, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently turned over two water system projects with an aggregate total of P7.5-million in Barangay Iba, Cabanglasan, Bukidnon.

DILG Assistant Secretary for Peace and Order Manuel B. Felix and DILG 10 Regional Director...

DILG and City Government of Olongapo Recognize Top Performing Lupong Tagapamayapa

July 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Olongapo City and the City Government of Olongapo conducted the awarding ceremony for the 2019 Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA) implementation held recently at the Rizal Triangle, West Bajac-Bajac, Olongapo City.

The Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA) was established pursuant to Section 406 (b) of the Local...

DILG 10 eyes for more surrenderees as 24 Bukidnon ex-rebels receive E-CLIP Assistance

July 8, 2019

Banking on successful localized peace talks in the region, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 eyes for more surrenderees as 24 former rebels (FRs) in Bukidnon received financial assistance through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP).

DILG 10 Regional Director said the E-CLIP benefits were handed out to the beneficiaries during the...

MisOr performing Lupons receive award, financial grant

July 4, 2019

Seven local government units (LGUs) from Misamis Oriental with performing Lupons received recognition and cash awards through the Provincial Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA) in a simple awarding ceremony held during the Flag Raising Ceremony on June 24, 2019 at the Provincial Capitol Kiosk, Capitol Compound, Cagayan de Oro City.

DILG Misamis Oriental OIC Provincial Director Engr....

E-CLIP team, AFP service caravan brings gov’t closer to IPs in Don Vic village

June 27, 2019

DON VICTORIANO CHIONGBIAN, MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL – As part of the whole-of- nation approach in attaining sustainable peace, a visit to the mountainous area of Lake Duminagat, Don Victoriano Chiongbian by the Enhanced Comprehensive Localized Integration Program (E-CLIP) committee members and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) 10th and 15th Infantry Battalions on Monday, June 24 came as a...

DILG CDO to Punong Brgys: Get Involved in Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict

June 27, 2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Cognizant of the need for a whole-of-nation approach in ending local communist armed conflict, the DILG Cagayan de Oro City Field Office in partnership with National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) Region X briefed 80 punong barangays on their role in attaining inclusive and sustainable peace via Executive Order No. 70.

DILG Cagayan de Oro City Director...

DILG assists six Cagayan towns in crafting CDP plans

June 25, 2019

TUGUERARAO CITY- In the pursuit of capacitating local government units (LGUs) with low to medium Local Development Council (LDC) capacity, the DILG Cagayan Field Office recently conducted a Training-Workshop for the formulation of the Comprehensive Development Plan to six Cagayan municipalities at Crown Hotel and Pavilion, Tuguegarao City.

DILG Cagayan Provincial Director (PD) Ruperto B....

Brgy. West Bajac-Bajac bags bronze in 2019 Tatak Barangay Practice

June 20, 2019

Brgy. West Bajac-Bajac in Olongapo City bagged the Bronze Award in the 2019 Tatak Barangay Practice (TBP) in the recently concluded 2019 Barangay Council for the Protection of Children (BCPC) Congress held last May 29-30, 2019.

DILG Region 3 Director Julie Daquioag says the said barangay’s winning entry, “Sentrong Sanayang Teknika ng Kabataan (SSTK) sa West Bajac-Bajac” is a...

DILG Mis Occ kicks off governance transition process

June 19, 2019

OROQUIETA CITY – In preparation for the assumption of newly-elected officials, the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Misamis Occidental convened the transition teams of governor-elect Philip Tan and outgoing Misamis Occidental governor Herminia Ramiro on Monday, June 17 at the Provincial Capitol, Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental.

DILG Provincial Director Pablio Benitez,...

DILG-7 engineers, info officers undergo basic photography workshop

June 14, 2019

In its pursuit to better equip the engineers and information officers, the Project Development and Management Unit (PDMU) technical personnel and provincial information officers of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)- 7 recently went through a two-day training on the fundamentals of photography in Cebu City.

PDMU Chief Maria Thelya Oporto said that the basic photography...

DILG-7 opens new LGRC facility to the public

June 14, 2019

In the quest to provide better access to the transacting public, the Department of the Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas recently opened its new Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) facility at the ground floor of DILG-7 building at Sudlon, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City.

Local Government Academy (LGA) Executive Director Thelma T. Vecina and DILG-7 Assistant Director...

NorMin maps out peace initiatives via EO 70

June 14, 2019

Eyeing on ending local communist armed conflict, Northern Mindanao now gears up on crafting local peace initiatives through operationalizing Executive Order 70.

To complement the efforts of the National Task Force (NTF), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 recently spearheaded a City/Provincial Action Planning Workshop on building sustainable peace towards a...

DILG-7 shares aid to home for the aged in Barili

June 14, 2019

Veering away from their usual roles as capacity builders and local infrastructure development implementers, the personnel at the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-7 recently took time to extend their helping hands to the elderly people of Hospicio de San Jose in Barangay Guibuangan, Barili.

DILG-7 Regional Director Leocadio Trovela said the DILG personnel handed over gift...

DILG R12 awards top implementers during first-ever Regional PCF Summit

June 13, 2019

In its quest to share best practices in the South Cotabato Region, DILG Region XII awards the top local government units (LGUs) and Municipal Local Government Operation Officers (MLGOOs) in the region for their exemplary performance in implementing the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) during the first ever 2019 Regional PCF Summit held at EMR Convention Center, City of Koronadal, South...

DILG 10 welcomes new ARD

June 11, 2019

Yvette Tolentino-Sunga, CESO V, is the new Assistant Regional Director of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10.

Formerly assigned as the Provincial Director of Davao Oriental, the new ARD was formally introduced during the Monday Convocation of the Regional Office.

ARD Tolentino-Sunga attributed her success to both her personal efforts and team contributions...

Mis Occ E-CLIP Committee, DILG tap IPs for peace process

June 7, 2019

OROQUIETA CITY – Cognizant of the key roles of indigenous people (IPs) in the whole-of-nation approach to attain inclusive and sustainable peace, the Misamis Occidental Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) Committee and the DILG Misamis Occidental Field Office recently met with the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) at Camp Burgos, Oroquieta City to...

DILG R2 conducts organizational meeting for Regional Task Force on ELCAC

June 7, 2019

TUGUEGARAO CITY – Pursuant to the presidential directive for a whole-of-nation approach in ending local communist activities, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 2, in collaboration with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), recently spearheaded the conduct of the Organizational Meeting for the Creation of the Regional Task Force to End...

DILG 10: Hi-tech hazard, risk assessment via GIS now on final stage

May 21, 2019

Hi-tech hazard and risk assessment using Geographic Information System (GIS) at the Local Government Units (LGUs) in Northen Mindanao is coming very soon, says the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) 10.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said that the regional field office is now on the finalization of Hazard and Risk Assessment using Geographic Information System...

DILG-Bohol moves to new home

May 14, 2019

Officials and personnel of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Bohol vowed to improve their services as they moved to the newly built, single-storey provincial office building in Tagbilaran City.

DILG 7 Director Leocadio Trovela said that the P4-million newly inaugurated DILG-Bohol office is now located in a city government-owned lot at Rajah Sikatuna Avenue in Barangay...