Regional News Archive


CL's Catalysts of Excellence

December 19, 2016

As part of the overall human and social development efforts of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to invest in its people, the Local Government Academy (LGA) recognized the outstanding performance of the DILG personnel and units across regions during the Capacity Development Awards for Catalysts of Excellence (CapDev ACE) Awards Night on December 16, 2016 at the Manila...


November 21, 2016

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE – The Department of the Interior and Local Government Region III as chair of the Central Luzon Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (CL-RPRAT) spearheaded the conduct of the Central Luzon Bottom-Up Budgeting (BuB) Provincial Summits 2016 from November 16 – 18, 2016 at the Quest Hotel and Conference Center, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga.

The said activity...

Four Provinces, one city, 7 towns in Eastern Visayas bag DILG's Seal of Good Local Governance

November 4, 2016

Twelve local government units in Eastern Visayas proved that they belonged to a select group of LGUs nationwide that passed the highly coveted “Seal of Good Local Governance” of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

The 12 which include the provinces of Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte and Samar; for Cities, Calbayog City; the municipalities of General MacArthur...

DILG 13 celebrates 25 years of Local Autonomy

October 27, 2016

As the Local Government Code of 1991reaches 25 years of implementation, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) celebrates it with national government agencies (NGAs), civil society organizations (CSOs),teachers and students of the Local Resource Institutes (LRIs) and local government units (LGUs) on October 24, 2016 at Balanghai Hotel and Convention...

DILG-CAR awards over P108 M to LGUs for 22 development projects

August 17, 2016

Regional Director Marlo L. Iringan of the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Cordillera Administrative Region (DILG-CAR) awarded a total of P108.966 Million to the various Local Government Units (LGUs) for the implementation of various development projects in the region.

Dir. Iringan released P86.966 Million for 19 projects during the recently concluded Unity Gong Relay and...

More than 4,000 residents benefit from DILG water projects in Apayao town

August 17, 2016

At least 4,350 residents of five barangays, in Pudtol, Apayao are now enjoying the benefits of clean and safe water with the completion of two potable water system projects funded under the Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Regional Director Marlo L. Iringan of DILG-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said the P4.475-million Expansion of...

DILG Region 1 to hold basic orientation for LCEs

August 17, 2016

The Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 1 (DILG R1) will hold a Basic Orientation for 80 re-elected and newly-elected local chief executives (LCEs) of the region on August 30-September 1, 2016.

The Basic Orientation is Part I of the second component of the Newly-Elected Officials (NEO) Program of the Department which will introduce the NEOs to the organizational, political,...

DILG Baguio facilitates ELA planning workshops

August 17, 2016

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Baguio City Provincial Office recently facilitated the conduct of capability building activities and extended other technical interventions to ensure that the city government formulates its Executive-Legislative Agenda (ELA).

An ELA, which is a powerful vehicle for effective local governance, is an integrated plan that contains the...

RD Noval bids goodbye to DILG after 41 years

August 15, 2016

Pedro A. Noval Jr. retires as Regional Director of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Eastern Visayas after 41 years in government service.

Noval, who rose from the ranks, said that his most fulfilling accomplishment is helping the region rise from the devastation of Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) nearly three years ago. Today, nearly 100% of the first batch of projects...

14 LGUs in Ilocos Region prepare for BuB-CBMS

July 26, 2016

San Fernando City, La Union -- Fourteen local government units (LGUs) in Ilocos Region are preparing for the implementation of Community- Based Monitoring System (CBMS) funded under the Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) FY 2016, said the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

These LGUS are Laoag City, Badoc, Paoay, and Solsona of Ilocos Norte; Balaoan and San Juan of La Union; and...

ARMM has new DILG regional secretary

July 25, 2016

The DILG-Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has a new regional secretary in the person of Atty. Noor Hafizullah “Kirby” M. Abdullah.

Abdullah, the former Focal Person of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Humanitarian Emergency Action Response Team (ARMM HEART), replaced Atty. Anwar A. Malang, who was appointed as the new Regional Secretary of Department of Trade and...

R2 pioneers 1st Regional Operation LISTO and IT Center

July 21, 2016

Tuguegarao City, (July 18, 2016) - Region 2 has inaugurated the first Operation LISTO and IT Center at the DILG Regional Office 2 in Carig here.

The inaugural ceremony was spearheaded by the members of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) and Regional Management Coordinating Committee (RMCC), and by DILG Provincial Directors.

The DILG Regional Office put up a...

DILG Region 2 connects,converges,and convenes with development partners

June 24, 2016

Tuguegarao City- The Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 2 (DILG RO 2) operationalizes its new banner and strategy, #R2GETHER, which stands for Region 2 Guarantees Every Task is Harmoniously done with Excellent Result through the conduct of a three-in-one activity dubbed as “Connect, Converge, Convene” at Villa Blanca Hotel, Tuguegarao City on June 03,...

19 Mindanao LGUs conferred with SGLG

September 18, 2015

Nineteen (19) local government units from Northern Mindanao have been conferred with the much-coveted Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) during the 2015 SGLG Awarding Ceremony held at Mallberry Suites, Cagayan de Oro City recently.

The awardees, composed of 3 provinces, 2 cities and 14 municipalities, were the provinces of Camiguin,Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental; the cities of...

SILG Inspires 4Ps Parent Leaders in Baliwag,Bulacan

July 10, 2015

Amidst the preoccupied schedule of DILG Secretary Mar A. Roxas brought about by his effort to assist the victims of Tropical StormEgay in La Union, he still managed to bring smile in the faces of Bulakenyos as he attended the Parent Leaders Meeting of the PantawidPamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of Bulacan on July 07, 2015. It was held in Baliwag Gymnasium, Baliwag, Bulacan.

Said activity was...

Olongapo City Kapit-Bisig for UBAS

May 25, 2015

Olongapo City - The DILG, Liga ng mga Barangay, Catholic Church, inter-faith groups, civil society organizations, and city officials converged here recently to launch the Ugnayan ng Barangay at Simbahan (UBAS) as a way to promote transparency and good governance.

Msgr. Crisostomo A. Cacho, Vicar General of the Diocese of Iba and Olongapo and President of the Civil Society Involvement (CSI),...

DILG IV-A welcomes new Regional Director Renato Brion

May 25, 2015

Regional Director (RD) Renato L. Brion, whose roots is in San Pablo City, Laguna is back to his home region as DILG IV-A CALABARZON formally welcomes him as its new Regional Director this May 21, 2015 at the DILG IV-A Regional Office located at the CALABARZON Regional Government Center (CRGC) in the City of Calamba, Laguna.

The arrival of RD Brion is sort of a homecoming as he was greeted and...

Zambales conducts 1st PPOC Meeting for 2015

April 17, 2015

Iba, Zambales – As part of its continuing efforts to intensify interventions for the province-wide campaign against criminality and insurgency, the Provincial Peace and Order Council of Zambales, chaired by Gov. Hermogenes E. Ebdane, Jr., has recently conducted its first meeting for the year last March 24, 2015, at the Balin Sambali (Zambales Hotel) here.

The DILG Zambales Team was in...

Church, HULMA support UBAS launching in ZamBaSulta

December 10, 2014

Zamboanga City- The launching of the Ugnayan ng Barangay at Simbahan (UBAS) and Huntahan ng mga Ulama at Liga para sa Mamamayan (HULMA) in Region IX and ARMM gained support from the barangays and interfaith leaders by formally signing the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) and the Unity Statement recently at the Garden Orchid Hotel here.

An initiative of the Department of Interior and Local...

P13.8-million for reconstruction of ten damaged barangays

December 3, 2014

Bohol Gov. Edgar M. Chatto (second from left) hands over a check amounting to P13.8-million from the Bohol Earthquake Assistance Project of the DILG to Mayor Lloyd Peter Lopez of Loon (second from right) for the reconstruction of ten barangay halls in his municipality at the Governor’s Mansion, Tagbilaran City. Posing with them are BEA Admin Officer Reynaldo Tampos (left) and Vice...

DILG-10 holds 3rd batch of Training on Gender-Responsive KP Law implementation

December 3, 2014

Cagayan de Oro City - DILG Region 10 will be conducting another training on Gender-Responsive, Child-Friendly and Culture-Sensitive Implementation of the Katarungang Pambarangay for the third batch of participants on December 10-12, 2014 here.

DILG Regional Director Atty. Rene K. Burdeos said the training aims to enlighten the participants on the processes and procedures of the barangay...

22 municipalities in R9 undergo DED & Procurement Training for water projects

December 3, 2014

Pagadian City – Twenty-two (22) municipalities in the Zamboanga Peninsula who benefitted from a water project under the 2014 Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) were trained on Detailed Engineering Design (DED) Preparation and Procurement facilitated by the DILG Region IX at Hotel Guillermo here.

The 22 towns are: Godod, Gutalac, Jose Dalman, Kalawit, Labason, Liloy,...

Workshop on Strengthening Anti-Drug Abuse Councils

December 1, 2014

DILG Region III Director Florida Dijan, ARD Abraham Pascua with other representatives from DILG, PDEA and PNP during the workshop on Strengthening the Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (ADACs) at the regional office in Pampanga. The objective of the workshop was to formulate an assessment system to measure the functionality of the ADACs of all the LGUs in the region

DILG 10 to conduct Seminar-Workshop on Salintubig Project Proposal Preparation

November 27, 2014

Cagayan de Oro City - In continuing pursuit of addressing water scarcity, water-related diseases due to poor water sanitation and equal access to communal sources of potable water, the Office of the Project Development Service in partnership with the DILG Region 10 will be conducting a SALINTUBIG Project Orientation and Project Feasibility Study Preparation Seminar-Workshop for the...

11 LGUs in R-9 gear up for GIS training on Disaster Preparedness

October 16, 2014

Pagadian City – Eleven (11) LGUs in Region-9 are geared up to undergo training of trainers on Geographic Information System (GIS) for Disaster Preparedness and Response (DPR) on October 21-23, 2014 at Chandler Suites, Pagadian City.

Facilitated by the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region IX, this training of trainers (ToT) aims to multiply technical people who would...

Isabela PPOC reports peace and order gains

October 16, 2014

CITY OF ILAGAN – Member-agencies of the Isabela Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) huddled at the Balay, Provincial Capitol here for their third regular meeting to report their significant accomplishments on ensuring public safety, promoting peace and order, and countering the threats of insurgency in the province.

Temporarily residing over the meeting was DILG Provincial...

DILG R-III Completes CSIS Utilization Conference

October 15, 2014

In line with the government’s endeavor to aggressively scale up interventions towards a kind of governance that values transparency, accountability, participation and performance, the DILG has developed an assessment tool called Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS).

After the 2013 implementation of the CSIS in Region III, the department deemed it necessary to formally communicate...

DILG R3 Issues CSC Eligibility Certifications to CL Local Officials

August 28, 2014

A total of 429 Certifications on Civil Service Commission (CSC) Eligibility for Central Luzon (CL) local officials have been issued by DILG Region 3 for the First Semester of the year.

DILG Regional Director Florida Dijan said the issuance of CSC Eligibility certifications is among the frontline services being provided by the Department pursuant to Republic Act 10156 and CSC Memorandum...

DILG R9 aims for 100% LGU compliance to FDP

August 28, 2014

To help local governments comply with the Full Disclosure Policy, the Department’s regional offices has been extending technical assistance to local governments in their respective jurisdictions by assisting them in making their own websites where they can post the required documents.

In line with this, DILG Region IX recently facilitated a hands-on training to a team of technical...