Regional News Archive


Pampanga POC Summit

February 27, 2013

DILG Pampanga Provincial Director Myrvi Apostol underscores the role of barangay councils in attaining peaceful communities during the peace and order summit organized by the Pampanga Police Provincial Office recently.  - Renalyn D. Iglesias

Santiago City bags 11 Regional Awards

February 27, 2013

It rained and poured for Santiago, an independent component city in Isabela province, as the city bagged 11 plaques of recognition from DILG Region 2 during the recent LGU recognition rites for 2012.

Santiago City emerged as the regional winner of the Gawad Panama ng Lahi (GLP), under the city category, and its legislative body was also the regional winner of the Local Legislative,...

DILG IV-A convenes 1st RPRAT meeting

February 27, 2013

Taguig City - The DILG-Region IV-A has jumpstarted the year with the 1st Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (RPRAT) Meeting held recently at the regional office here.

Being the RPRAT Chair, Regional Director Josefina Castilla-Go said the meeting was called in order to address the 2013 Bottoms-Up Budgeting Project Implementation wherein 26 of the 595 Focus LGUs in the country are in...

DILG Pampanga conducts BuB Workshop

February 26, 2013

To assist local poverty reduction action teams to come up with their action plans, DILG Pampanga conducted a Workshop on the Formulation of Local Poverty Reduction Action Plan (LPRAP) at EuroAsia Hotel in Angeles City recently.

The activity was conducted in two batches to include Apalit, Candaba, City of San Fernando, Masanto, Mexico and San Simon for the first batch and Guagua, Lubao,...

CALABARZON Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team TWG

February 26, 2013

DILG IV-A ARD Ariel Iglesia (center with microphone) welcomes the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team Technical Working Group (RPRAT-TWG) members during its first meeting recently at the regional office in Taguig City. Tackled during the meeting by RPRAT Regional Focal Person Engr. John M. Cerezo (at the center table) were the menu of projects per agency which must be submitted to the...

Nine LGUs in Central Luzon to get P47-M in PCF

February 26, 2013

City of San Fernando, Pampanga - A total of P47-million in Performance Challenge Fund will be awarded to nine more  provinces and cities of Central Luzon upon completion of documentary requirements.

DILG Region 3 Director Florida Dijan named the additional PCF recipients belonging to the 3rd tranch as the provinces of Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga and Tarlac; and the cities...

Trainors’ training on Sanggunian Info System held

February 25, 2013

City of San Fernando, Pampanga -  A trainors’ training was recently conducted by DILG Region 3, through its regional Sanggunian Information System (SIS) focal persons, for the Provincial Technical Assistance Teams at DILG Regional Office III Conference Room here.

Regional Director Florida Dijan said   the objective of the activity was to ensure the implementation of...

TWG on Pasig-Laguna de Bay Riverbasin formed

February 25, 2013

The Department’s regional offices in Region IV-A and in the National Capital Region recently spearheaded the formation of the Technical Working Group (TWG) for the Pasig-Laguna De Bay Riverbasin, which covers Metro Manila and the CALABARZON region.

The creation of the TWG is in line with RA 10121, otherwise known as the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of...

DILG3 holds clean-up, tree-planting activities in Meycauayan

January 22, 2013

The Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office III (DILG RIII) led the Clean-up and Tree-planting activity held recently in the City of Meycauyan, Bulacan in its effort to save the Marilao-Meycauayan-Obando River System (MMORS) and to institutionalize regular clean up activity conducted every first Saturday of the month.

The activity is in line with the Supreme...

RPOC-3 TWG finalizes public safety plan

January 18, 2013

Olongapo City – Putting peace on top of its priority, the DILG Regional Office 3, together with the members of the Technical Working Group of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC), convened for a second workshop on the Integrated Area/Community Public Safety Plan (IA/CPSP) for CY 2013-2016 at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone here. 

Regional Director Florida Dijan said the...

DILG R-3 holds V2V:PIPELOG workshop

January 18, 2013

Clarkfield, Pampanga -- In order to further strengthen the engagement of civil society organizations in local special bodies, the DILG Region 3, in partnership with the Local Government Academy (LGA), recently convened CSOs in the region for a Seminar-Workshop on Vigilance to Volunteerism: A Program Intensifying People’s Engagement in Local Governance (V2V: PIPELOG). 


LGUs to audit infrastructure in their AORs

January 18, 2013

Baguio City - Local government units (LGUs) have committed to appraise their buildings and other structures in their areas of responsibility on safety as a step towards disaster preparedness.

This commitment was made by the 48 participants, composed of municipal and provincial engineers, planning and development coordinators and local government operations officers, to the Seminar...

Outstanding BPOCs in CAR recognized

January 17, 2013

Six barangay peace and order committees (BPOCs) in Cordillera Administrative Region emerged as this year’s winners in the Search for the Most Outstanding BPOCs in the region.

Topping the list of outstanding BPOC is the BPOC of Dalupirip in Itogon, followed by  Ambassador in Tublay, both in the province of Benguet, which have already won for two consecutive years. Subusub in...

DILG, POPCOM hold training on mainstreaming PopDev, DRRM-CCA

January 17, 2013

 In partnership with the Commission on Population (POPCOM) in Region 12, the Department of Interior and Local Government in the region conducted the Trainors’ Training on the Mainstreaming of Population Development and DRRM-CCA into the Comprehensive Development Plan of the Local Government Units on December 17-20, 2012 at Villa Princessita, City of...

DILG R-3 assists Central Luzon LGUs to be more disaster resilient

January 11, 2013

In its humblest contribution and in an effort to develop more resilient LGUs in Central Luzon, DILG Region 3, led by Regional Director Florida M. Dijan, has been presently implementing various disaster-related projects involving all barangays of the 7 provinces and 2 Highly Urbanized Cities (HUCs) in the region.

On-going activities being undertaken by DILG include assessment of...

DILG 13 conducts Regional Forum on Local Governance

January 11, 2013

Butuan CityLocal Chief Executives in the region, Regional Line Agencies (RLAs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), academe and DILG personnel converged here for the Regional Forum on Local Governance in commemoration of the 21st year of the Local Government Code.

DILG Regional Director Lilibeth A. Famacion, in her welcome message said that collective efforts will set the...

Kabugao Road Project in Apayao

January 11, 2013

Apayao Gov. Elias Bulut, Jr. (in red polo shirt, center), Kabugao Mayor Joseph Amid (in white long sleeves polo) and DILG OIC PD Marvin Basquez (in checkered polo) pause for a prayer shortly before the cutting of the ribbon of the 20 linear meter road in Kabugao, Apayao, a completed project under the DILG’s Performance Challenge Fund project. - Cecile Eugenio/ Edward Errol Ucol

Angeles City gets more good governance awards

January 11, 2013

Angeles City – The City Government of Angeles received six prestigious awards on transparency and good governance from Secretary Manuel ‘Mar’ Roxas of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in ceremonies held Thursday at the Oxford Hotel, Clark Freeport Zone.

These are the very prestigious GawadPamanangLahi Award – Highly Urbanized City category,...

Four big events mark Local Gov’t Code Anniversary in Region VI

January 4, 2013

Iloilo City – Four major events marked the day-long celebration of the 21st anniversary of the Local Government Code here which was spearheaded by DILG Region VI in partnership with the German Development Cooperation and the Canadian Urban Institute.

The four major events were the Regional Land Use Forum, Development Talk, launching of Western Visayas Local Governance Resource...

R3 leads HIV-AIDS Forum

January 3, 2013

DILG-3 Regional Director Florida Dijan leads the awareness and advocacy drive against HIV-AIDS during a forum participated in by around 800 students from the different schools in the City of San Fernando.  The forum, which was conducted in two batches, was initiated by the DILG regional office in cooperation with the Department of Health.