Regional News Archive


More LGUs to run eBPLS in Region 6

November 19, 2018

Taking up a notch in guiding local government units in Western Visayas to be more business-friendly and competitive, DILG Region VI in partnership with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) trained another batch of selected local government units (LGUs) to continuously push for the automation of the Business Permit Licensing System (BPLS) in the region using the...

DILG 10 warns anew against Federalism advocacy fees

November 7, 2018

Collection of fees from local government units or participants for the conduct of Federalism information campaign activities is highly prohibited.

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe underscored this as incidents were again reported pertaining to alleged collection of Federalism group membership fees.

“We do not allow collection of...

Normin mayors undergo Executive Course on Security, Peace and Development

October 26, 2018

Towards understanding security and its interdependence with good governance and socio-economic development, 76 mayors of Northern Mindanao participated in the 7th Executive Course on Security, Peace, and Development (ECSPD) held on October 17-19, 2018 at Mallberry Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City.

Conducted by the Department of National Defense (DND) and Department of the Interior and Local...

26 MisOcc former rebels undergo holistic reintegration intervention program, receive E-CLIP financial assistance

October 25, 2018

Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental – The Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (ECLIP) Committee of the Province of Misamis Occidental has successfully conducted the Rapid Reintegration Program for 26 Former Rebels (FRs) enrolled under ECLIP on October 15-19, 2018.

On the last day of the reintegration program, the 26 rebel surrenderers received P15,000 immediate assistance and...

DILG R02, PGI holds Federalism Roadshow

October 23, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 02 (DILG R02), in partnership with the Provincial Government of Isabela (PGI) conducted a Federalism Roadshow on October 26-27, 2018 in Cauayan City, Isabela.

Activities conducted during the two-day activity include Radio Guesting by the members of the Consultative Committee (ConCom) for Federal Constitution, Media Forum, Townhall...

MisOcc brgy hailed Most Outstanding Lupon among 1st-3rd class municipalities nationwide

October 23, 2018

Barangay Tipolo of Plaridel, Misamis Occidental tops this year’s Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Awards (LTIA) as Outstanding Lupon after exemplifying exceptional administration of barangay justice system among all the 1st-3rd class municipalities nationwide.

The winning barangay bagged a development grant of P300,000.00 as incentive.

“We are proud of Barangay Tipolo for receiving this...

10 Normin LGUs bag good governance award

October 10, 2018

Manifesting excellence in local governance, 10 local government units (LGUs) from Northern Mindanao succesfully clinched the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) for this year.

For the City Government, El Salvador City retained its spot in the list of awardees, while for Municipal Governments, the following bagged the seal for this year: Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte; Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Lanao...

DILG-10 reiterates ban of pedicabs, tricycles on major roads

October 9, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 reminded that pedicabs and tricycles are prohibited to traverse national highways unless there is no other alternative route.

With this, DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe urged Northern Mindanao municipal and city mayors to heed this call.

Nanawagan naman ta sa atong mga local chief executives, especially sa atong...

DILG 10 BNEO trainers' training focuses on Barangay Development Plan Formulation

September 17, 2018

Barangay Development Plan, Barangay Budget and Capacity Development Agenda—these are the focus areas in the recent conduct of the Training of Trainers of Barangay Newly-Elected Officials (BNEO) Training Management Team for Barangay Development Plan Formulation.

Conducted by Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10, the training aimed to capacitate the Training...

DILG Misor unveils new building

September 14, 2018

NEW DILG BUILDING. DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe officially turns over the ceremonial key to the new DILG Misamis Oriental Provincial Building to Provincial Director Edward G. Bhagwani. The DILG Misamis Oriental provincial office is now located at KM 3 Masterson Avenue, Upper Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City beside the DILG 10 Regional Office.

BNEO goes online in NCR

September 5, 2018

DILG-NCR has opened the virtual classrooms for newly elected barangay officials through the BNEO Program Online Portal.

The portal was created by the DILG-NCR, with support from the Local Government Academy to help newly-elected barangay officials learn more about barangay governance anytime and anywhere.

The portal is a component of the Barangay Newly Elected Officials towards Grassroots...

DILG 10 equips high-risk LGUs on hazard, risk assessment via GIS

August 23, 2018

Focusing on the high-risk local government units of Northern Mindanao, DILG 10 conducted hazard and risk-assessment using Geographic Information System (GIS), aimed to provide said LGUs further knowledge and hands-on skills on the advanced features of GIS as powerful hazard and risk assessment tool.

GIS allows the representation of reality and the simulation of different scenarios such as...

Shake-Share: NCR, Central Visayas exchange insights on disaster preparedness

August 22, 2018

The Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC) met with key officials of Bohol and Cebu for knowledge sharing on disaster preparedness and response, particularly during an earthquake.

Dubbed as Metro Manila-Central Visayas Shake-Share, the activity brought together Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers (DRRMOs) of NCR, Bohol and Cebu for knowledge exchange...

DILG capacitates LGU-Camiguin technical staff on basic photography, hands-on video editing

August 17, 2018

To further equip selected technical staff from Camiguin's local government units and DILG Provincial Office on the documentation skills needed to better communicate the government’s thrust, programs, projects and activities to the public, a two-day Basic Photography and Hands-on Video editing workshop was conducted on August 9-10, 2018 at DILG Camiguin Provincial Office, Mambajao,...

PRRD leads inauguration of Mindanao's largest treatment and rehab center

August 7, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte led the inauguration of the largest treatment and rehabilitation facility for victims of illegal drugs in Mindanao, known as the Northern Mindanao Wellness and Reintegration Center (NMWRC) on August 3, 2018.

Located in Barangay Casisang, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, the NMWRC is built on 50,000 sq.m lot donated by the local government of Malaybalay City. The facility...

R2 BNEO for GREAT Barangays kicks off in Saguday, Quirino

August 7, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Saguday Field Office, in partnership with the Liga ng mga Barangay Saguday Chapter and the Local Government Unit of Saguday, is the first in Region 02 to conduct a three-day Basic Orientation for the Barangay Newly Elected Officials towards Grassroots Renewal and Empowerment for Accountable and Transparent Barangays Program or BNEO...

DILG 10 conducts DRRM Trainings, focuses on high risks barangays

July 27, 2018

In line with the goal to capacitate barangays to be at the forefront of initiatives to adapt, mitigate and prepare for climate change and disaster impact, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 will train select high risk barangays in Northern Mindanao on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Management Trainings.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe says the...

DILG Grants Financial Assistance to 118 Former Rebels under E-Clip in Region XII

July 23, 2018

In two (2) separate activities, a total of one hundred and eighteen (118) former rebels who surrendered in the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani were granted financial assistance under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP).

On July 11, 2018, Sultan Kudarat 1st District Congressman Datu Suharto Mangudadatu, DILG Undersecretary for Peace and Order Bernardo...

DILG RO2 conducts orientation on federalism

July 23, 2018

Tuguegarao City, Cagayan—With the theme “Yearning Extensive Support or YES to Federalism”, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office O2 (DILG RO2) conducted an orientation to its twenty five On-the-Job Training (OJT) Students coming from the different schools in the Province of Cagayan and to its newly hired Contract of Service (COS) employees on...

DILG RO2 successfully launched its Human Resource Management System

July 20, 2018

Tuguegarao City, Cagayan— The Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 02 (DILG RO) successfully launched its Human Resource Management System (HRMS) today, July 20, 2018, at DILG RO2 Conference Hall, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan.

OIC ARD Elpidio A. Durwin, CESO V, in his opening message, commended the Information System and Technology Unit for developing...

DILG 02 orients municipalities on LGSF-AM program in Isabela

July 19, 2018

ILAGAN CITY, ISABELA -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Provincial Office of Isabela conducted an orientation on the program dubbed "FY 2018 Local Government Support Fund-Assistance to Municipalities (LGSF-AM)", July 04, 2018.

Started early this year, the program aims to assist the municipalities by providing financial subsidy to carry out the implementation of...

Agabe cites DILG's role in war against poverty, introduces Bantay-Kaagapay

July 4, 2018

“The war back then was on ensuring that we will be free from the clutches from foreign countries; but right now, there is still a war going on—the war against poverty.”

This was underscored by Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe.

“Thousands of lives were sacrificed so that we will have the kind of independence that we...

DILG Camiguin to scale up LGUs' capacity on planning, implementation of local devt projects

July 2, 2018

Mambajao, Camiguin - The DILG Camiguin Provincial Office recently conducted a provincial workshop with the Municipal Local Government Operations Officers (MLGOOs) recently to capacitate them on helping local government units plan and implement local development projects effectively and efficiently.

The said activity was tagged as Provincial Roll-Out Orientation on the Assessment Tool for...

NorMin punong barangays take oath before PRRD

June 28, 2018

Close to 2,000 Punong Barangays from Region 10 participated the mass-oathtaking administered by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on June 26, 2018 at Limketkai Atrium, Cagayan de Oro City.

"In reciting the Oath of Office, it simply says that you have to protect the people and you must see to it that the nation is preserved," the President said in his message.

Facilitated by the Department of the...

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...