Regional News Archive


Region 2 supports NO to Vote Buying and Vote-Selling campaign

May 10, 2019

TUGUEGARAO CITY, May 10, 2019 – Around 250 participants gathered at the Saints Peter and Paul Metropolitan Cathedral Covered Gym, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan on May 10, 2019 to affirm their strong support and commitment against vote-buying and vote-selling for the 2019 National and Local Elections also called Midterm Elections. The participants were composed of regional directors and heads...

DILG-7 joins fight vs vote buying, selling

May 10, 2019

In a unified commitment to clean and honest 2019 Midterm National and Local Elections, the DILG Region 7 together with the religious sector and other government offices in Central Visayas joined the first ever interagency caravan in the province of Bohol.

DILG-7 Director Leocadio Trovela said that over 300 people from the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines, and...

DILG R-3 spearheads Campaign against Vote-Buying and Vote-Selling

May 10, 2019

As part of the government’s advocacy to ensure clean and honest elections this coming May 13, 2019, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region III through the leadership of Regional Director Julie Daquioag has spearheaded the conduct of “Election Motorcade against Vote-Buying and Vote-Selling” on May 3, 2019 in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga.


DILG 10 to LGUs: Prepare for the worst; strengthen earthquake preparedness measures

April 29, 2019

After major earthquakes that jolted areas of Luzon and Visayas this week, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 strongly encouraged local government units to strengthen their efforts in preparing for earthquakes.

“We do not want Region 10 LGUs to be caught off guard to the possible impacts of earthquake that might strike our areas as the recent earthquakes...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

LGUs told to step up for SGLG 2019

April 8, 2019

The DILG in Central Visayas is now gearing up for the search for the 2019 Seal of Good Local Governance awardees draws nearer, with some preparatory works already in place.

This, as DILG 7 Director Leocadio Trovela urged the field officers and local government to work hand in hand and step up in their performance to be able to bag the seal.

As part of the preparation, he convened on April 3...

DILG 10 Supports 2019 World Water Day Celebration

April 5, 2019

With the local theme “Hawak Kamay, Tubig Kaagapay,” the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10, through Project Development and Management Unit (PDMU), participated in the celebration of World Water Day 2019.

The activity, conducted on March 29 at De Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City, was intended to promote the conservation and sustainable use of water...

Stakeholders vow for a more disaster-resilient DILG Region 2

April 4, 2019

Intensified strength was ensured in building a more disaster-resilient Cagayan Valley Region.

Around 600 participants composed of Local Chief Executives (LCEs), Philippine National Police (PNP) Chiefs of Police (COPs), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Fire Marshalls (FMs), Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers (LDRRMOs), Representatives from National Government Agencies (NGAs)...

Region 10 PCL, DILG award performing Sanggunians

March 28, 2019

Recognizing exemplary performance of Sanggunians – cities and municipalities – in legislating measures that help build the foundation of meaningful local legislation and development, the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) 10, in partnership with DILG Region 10, conducted the Local Legislative Awards (LLA) Regional Awarding on March 15, 2019 at Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City.


DILG funds halfway house in Cagayan

March 28, 2019

PENABLANCA, CAGAYAN - The DILG-Cagayan awarded this morning, March 25, 2019, the financial assistance for the “Construction of Halfway House” amounting to P5-million to the Provincial Government of Cagayan during the Flag Raising Ceremony at the Capitol Grounds.

Dir. Ruperto B. Maribbay, Jr. of the DILG-Cagayan, emphasized in his message that the fund for the halfway house is...

DILG-Isabela personnel undergo Basic Life Support training

March 21, 2019

Personnel of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Isabela underwent a Basic Life Support (BLS) Training recently at the Piazza Zicarelli Hotel and Restaurant, Upi, Gamu, Isabela.

DILG-Isabela initiated the training in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Isabela Chapter and DILG-Isabela Employees’ Union.

The training was a comprehensive first aid course where...

PRRD attends first 2019 NPOC-RPOC in Davao

March 15, 2019

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte released the names of the politicians included in the narco list and discussed election campaigns and the Cebu rape-slay case during the Joint National Peace and Order Council (NPOC) – Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) Clusters’ Meeting and AFP-PNP Command Conference on March 14, 2019 at Arcadia Active Lifestyle Center, Davao City.


ComVal awards SGLG to Outstanding Barangays

March 14, 2019

In celebration of the 21st Founding Anniversary and the 12th Bulawan Festival, the Provincial Local Government Unit of Compostela Valley, through the initiative of Gov. Jayvee Tyron Uy and in partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government, conducted a province-wide competition for the Most Outstanding Barangay in Compostela Valley, participated by a total of 11 barangays...

Locally-Funded Projects Inaugurated in the Province of Batanes

March 12, 2019

Basco, Batanes – On February 13-14, 2018, DILG Regional Director Jonathan Paul M. Leusen, Jr. of DILG Region 02 together with Engr. Maria Loida M. Urmatam, CESE, OIC-PD of DILG Batanes, graced the Inauguration, Turnover and Groundbreaking Ceremonies of Projects under the Bottom-up Budgeting, Performance Challenge Fund and Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipalities in the Municipalities...

DILG6 trains more coaches on climate change disaster assessment

March 8, 2019

The DILG Region 6 in collaboration with Central Philippine University (CPU) continues to monitor the status of the LGUs’ enhanced feasibility study and project proposals for the Local Government Unit-Public Private Partnerships for the People (LGU P4) in a Consultation Workshop held last February 20, 2019 at Smallville 21 Hotel, Iloilo City.

This is part of DILG’s...

DILG R6 Conducts On-site Coaching on Streamlining of Building Permits, Certificates of Occupancy

March 6, 2019

To make government transactions accessible and efficient to the people, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), and the Department of the Trade and Industry (DICT) issued a Joint Memo Circular 2018-01 on Streamlining Processes in the Issuance of Building Permits...

More LGUs in Region 6 train on SUC-Assisted Approach in CDP Formulation

March 5, 2019

DILG R6 OIC-RD Engr. Ariel O. Iglesia highlights the importance of the SUC–Assisted Approach in Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) Formulation Project of DILG in partnership with the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) as one of the higher learning institutions in the region. This was during the Orientation on the SUC-Assisted Approach in CDP Formulation held recently at...

DILG 10 urges more rebels to surrender as 31 FRs in MisOr receive E-CLIP financial aids

February 22, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) X Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe urged more rebels to surrender as each of the 31 former rebels (FRs) who took their oath at a pre-Valentine ceremony at Casa de Canitoan, Cagayan de Oro City is set to receive financial aids through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP).

Through this (E-CLIP) program, our...

DILG R-3 seals partnership with Central Luzon MSAC

February 18, 2019

DILG Region 3 Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) has sealed its partnership with the Multi-Sectoral Advisory Committee (MSAC) members through the forging of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on February 15, 2019.

The MOA Signing was participated in by the Department’s partner National Government Agencies, Local Resource Institutes, and Private Sectors, among others to...

DILG-8, PCL recognize outstanding sanggunians at regional awards ceremony

February 18, 2019

“The sanggunian is the brain of the local government and the sanggunians who are present today are doing a great job at providing the brains of the local government; that is, being the source of ideas and innovations translated into policies and programs.”

This was the pronouncement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Marivel C....

DILG road, evacuation center projects turned over to Initao, Misamis Oriental

February 12, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region X has officially turned over the Municipal Evacuation Center in Barangay Jampason and concreted Balanaga, Sinalac Road to the Municipality of Initao, Mismis Oriental on January 30, 2019.

Said projects were funded through the DILG Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipality (ADM) and Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) program in year 2016...

DILG Region 6 advocates for good governance in the barangays

February 11, 2019

A team headed by the new OIC Regional Director of DILG Region 6, Engr. Ariel O. Iglesia, has been hopping from province to province to conduct a Barangay Summit on Good Governance around the region from January 15-24, 2019.

Napakalaki po ng role ng mga barangay officials. Kayo po ang mga development managers, program implementers at service providers. Sana po ang lahat ng inyong...

DILG XII crafts 2019 strategic plan in first MANCOM meeting of the year

February 7, 2019

There is much to be done in DILG XII.”

This was the challenge posed by the new DILG 12 Director Josephine C. Leysa as she led the 1st Management Committee (MANCOM) meeting for CY 2019 recently. The message was well received by the MANCOM members who were present during the two-day activity, which was highlighted by a strategic planning workshop.

Leysa, who had just finished...

Strengthening private sector participation in LGUP4: A Forum for Business Consortium

January 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has successfully launched the Public-Private Partnership for the People Initiative for Local Governments (LGU P4) in 2016. Since then, the project has successfully advocated public-private partnerships (PPPs) to local government units (LGUs) through the conduct of regional roadshows and consultations, capacity building activities, as...

DILG R6 rolls out back-to-back activities for LGC Celebration

November 21, 2018

In commemoration of the passage of the Local Government Code of 1991, October has been declared as the Local Government Month by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 63, series of 1992. This year’s theme “Nagmamalasakit na Pamahalaang Lokal: Sandigan ng Maunlad at Ligtas na Pamayanan”, reflects the vitality of the local government units being the building blocks of...

Region 6's Most Outstanding Barangay Tanods and Lupong Tagapamayapa recognized

November 21, 2018

Western Visayas’ most outstanding Barangay Tanods and Lupong Tagapamayapa were awarded for their invaluable contribution as agents of peace and order at the barangay level during the kick off activity for the 27th Local Government Code Celebration, the “Anti-Illegal Drugs, Criminality and Violent Extremism Forum and Awarding of the 2018 Search for the Outstanding Barangay Tanod and...