Regional News Archive


DILG-Isabela gets commendation during DRRM Day

August 28, 2014

The Isabela provincial office of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has been commended “for its whole-hearted cooperation and immense support to the trimming of trees and clean-up activities” during the observance of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Day recently.

DILG Provincial Director Elpidio A. Durwin received the Certificate of Special...

35 NorMin LGUs to undergo BPLS workshops

August 27, 2014

Thirty-five (35) cities and municipalities in Northern Mindanao will undergo a series of workshops on streamlining Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS) to assess and monitor their efficiency in the issuance of permits and licenses to business establishments.

DILG Region X Director Rene Burdeos said the workshops, which began last August 20, 2014, will also serve as a venue for DILG to...

20 LGUs to undergo GIS training on Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction

June 24, 2014
Twenty towns from the four (4) provinces of Northern Mindanao were trained on Risk Map preparation through the utilization of Geographic Information System (GIS) for Climate Change and Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction.
          The week-long training  helped capacitate the local government units in coming up with...

Region 3 Director Dijan enjoins Central Luzon LCEs to prepare for El Nino

June 23, 2014

Department of the Interior and Local Government Central Luzon headed by Regional Director Florida Dijan, in support to DILG Secretary Mar Roxas’ issuance of Memorandum Circular No, 2014-70 dated June 10, 2014, has enjoined all Provincial Governors, City and Municipal Mayors to take pro-active actions in preparation for the adverse effects of El Niño phenomenon that is reduced...

SILG Mar Roxas leads the distribution of RAY and PCF for Region VI

June 5, 2014

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The National Government, through the Department of the Interior and Local Government distributed its financial assistance to the Yolanda affected local government units in Region VI on April 11, 2014 at the Capiz Convention Center (La Hacienda Hotel), Roxas City. A total of Php201.9M fund has been allotted to the 67 Yolanda affected LGUs.

The financial...

DILG Secretary Mar Roxas visits Nueva Ecija

May 21, 2014

Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas visited the Province of Nueva Ecija on April 25, 2014 to personally witness how the residents of the province benefited  from the different DILG projects implemented in the locality.  He, being known as Mr. Palengke during his stint as Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry also spent time for a simple...

DILG-Isabela bats for all LGUs to pass 2014 SGLG

May 8, 2014

CITY OF ILAGAN – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Isabela province is pinning its hope that all of the province’s three cities and 34 municipalities, including  the Isabela  provincial government,  will pass this year’s Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) with flying colors.

Elpidio A. Durwin, DILG Isabela Provincial...

DILG Guimaras conducts training on local legislation

May 7, 2014

ILOILO CITY - Public governance is increasingly getting complicated and the expectations of the people from their local government service delivery are generally more than what the newly elected municipal and provincial officials can possibly deliver.  In order to cope with the demands and expectations of the public, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Office in...

Yolanda casualties in Capiz receive financial assistance

May 7, 2014

ROXAS CITY, Capiz- The National Government, through the Office of the National Defense, released its financial assistance to the families of the casualties of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Capiz on March 28, 2014. The distribution took place at the Conference Hall of the DILG Capiz Provincial Office.

Each of the fifty beneficiaries from the Province of Capiz received Php10,000.00 financial...

Water Projects in Bukidnon under the GPBP completed and operational

May 5, 2014

Two (2) water projects implemented by the officials and functionaries of the municipality of San Fernando, Bukidnon were completed in the first quarter of this year. The projects were funded under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), and intended for the two waterless barangays of said...

DILG awards Performance Challenge Fund to the Municipality of Paombong

May 5, 2014

The Municipality of Paombong, the sole recipient of Performance Challenge Fund in the Province of Bulacan, received its monetary incentive in the amount of Php1 Million on April 7, 2014 during the Flag Raising Ceremony held at the covered court of the municipal hall.

               DILG Bulacan OIC-Provincial Director...

Dy vows support to GPBP LGU-Beneficiaries

April 4, 2014

CITY OF ILAGAN – Isabela Provincial Governor Faustino ‘Bojie’ Dy III  promised to extend full support to the 37 component cities and municipalities of the province in the implementation of their respective anti-poverty programs and projects at the grassroots level.

“Asahan nyo ang tulong ng probinsiya (provincial government) at sana samahan nyo kami na...

18 LGUs in Isabela Province to receive 2013 PCF subsidy

February 21, 2014

City of Ilagan -  A total of 18 local government units in the Province of Isabela composed of  one city and 17 municipalities will be receiving their Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) subsidy from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) after having qualified to be eligibles thereof.

According to Elpidio A. Durwin, DILG-Isabela Provincial Director, this...

DILG-Isabela launches ‘SHAPE UP’ program

February 19, 2014

CITY OF ILAGAN  – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) provincial office here officially  launched yesterday its ‘SHAPE UP’ program which aims to promote a healthy and productive lifestyle among workers of the department in the province.

Elpidio A. Durwin, DILG Provincial Director, said, considering the nature and rigors of their job,...

DILG 6 joins in the nation’s unified prayer

February 7, 2014

ILOILO CITY – Supporting the President’s call for a unified prayer, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 6 personnel gathered together to join the “One Nation in Prayer – Isang Bansa, Isang Panalangin,” a unified prayer presided by different heads of religious denominations in the country on January 20, 2014 at 5:00PM.

DILG 6 joined...

NORMIN LGUs to avail of Salintubig 2014 projects

February 4, 2014

Fifty-three (53) municipalities and three (3) cities of Northern Mindanao are target beneficiaries of the Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig sa Lahat (SALINTUBIG) project this 2014.

            SALINTUBIG is a project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Health (DOH) and the National Anti-Poverty...

DILG awards best performing LGUs

January 9, 2014

ILOILO CITY--- The annual awarding of the Search for Excellence in Local Governance or popularly known as the EXCELL Awards of the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 6 was held last December 19, 2013 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.  

The EXCELL Awards is a continuing project of DILG Region 6 which recognizes the best managed local governments in the region...

President Aquino graces the Rizal Day celebration in Tarlac City

January 6, 2014

In commemoration of the 117th death anniversary of our National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, President Benigno Simeon Aquino led the successful Rizal Day rites in the City of Tarlac on December 30, 2013.

            The activity, themed as “Rizal: Inspirasyon, Noon, Ngayon at Bukas”,  began with the entrance of the...

DILG info officers attend new media seminar

November 29, 2013

With the objective of developing the capabilities of DILG Central Office Information Officers coming from the Public Affairs and Communication Service (PACS), as well as the designated DILG Regional Information Officers (RIOs) from the 17 regions, a “Seminar-Workshop on New Media for Effective Communication and Networking Among DILG Central and Regional Information Officers” was...

Region IV-A peace and order council (RPOC) reorganization meeting held

November 27, 2013

With the mandate of ensuring peace and order, the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) of the CALABARZON Region (Region IV-A) convened last October 25, 2013 at the Century Park Hotel in Malate, Manila to discuss the reorganization as well the preparations for the 2013 Barangay Election.

This was attended by 29 members with former Rizal Governor and now Antipolo City Mayor Casimiro A....

DILG IV-A on air

November 26, 2013

DILG Regional Director Josefina E. Castilla-Go (left) discusses the DILG’s programs, projects, and activities as well the Department’s preparation for the 2013 Barangay Election during an interview for the “KaBarangay” segment over radio station DZJV 1458 (right) based in Calamba City. Go also shared some information about the barangay on how it is created, its...

DILG R-3 takes on Google cloud computing and LGU database system

November 25, 2013

In line with the Department’s program outcome to strengthen internal governance in terms of Communication Systems Development and LGU Database Development, DILG R-3initiated a One-Day Orientation and Hands-on Training on Google Cloud Computing and LGU Database System on November 19, 2013 at DILG R-3, Local Governance Regional Resource Center, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.  It...

DILG Region 3 culminates the 22nd Local Government Code Anniversary Celebration

November 8, 2013

Clarkfield, Pampanga - As a culminating activity of the Local Government Code 22nd Anniversary Celebration, DILG Region 3 conducted a Regional Congress at the  Oxford Hotel here recently which was  participated in by 267 DILG R-3 organic personnel from the regional and field operating units.

In her message, RD Florida M. Dijanexpressed overwhelming thanks and appreciation to...


October 24, 2013

DILG IV-A officials and technical staff join Manila Water officials led by Mr. Edgar Santos (2nd from left), and the municipal officials of San Mateo, Rizal led by Vice Mayor Cristina Diaz (center) during the launching of the Dislodging Caravan of Manila Water held last September 27, 2013 in San Mateo. The Toka-Toka program of the Manila Water is in line with the goals, and objectives of...

Rizal Greening Program

October 24, 2013

DILG IV-A CALABARZON Regional Director Josefina E. Castilla-Go (4th from right) joins the Rizal Provincial Government headed by Gov. Rebecca “Nini” A. Ynares (3rd from left) during the launching of the Ynares Eco System (YES) to Green Program which was held last September 26, 2013 at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City. The YES program which is in line with the National Greening...

General Nakar, Quezon benefits from the DILG’s SALINTUBIG Program

October 24, 2013

With the objective of ensuring adequate, safe and sustainable water access to the public, the Municipality of General Nakar in the province of Quezon as well as the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region IV-A CALABARZON unveiled to the public last October 1, 2013 the municipality’s New Municipal Water Supply...

DILG R-3 Introduces Regulatory Simplification Process on New Business Registrations

September 23, 2013

The Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 3 conducted an Orientation-Briefing on Regulatory Simplification Process for its Business Permit and Licensing System (BPLS) Provincial Focal Persons on September 17, 2013 at the DILG LGRRC, Maimpis City of San Fernando, Pampanga.

Regulatory Simplification for new business permitting and licensing is the enhanced version of...

Antique-Guimaras cluster holds workshop on BuB Monitoring and Evaluation

September 19, 2013

SAN JOSE, Antique – In line with the implementation of Bottom Up Budgeting (BuB), the DILG Provincial Office in Antique and Guimaras conducted a workshop on BuB Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for 2013 projects at Adelaide Tourist and Travelers Inn here recently.

Highlighting Empowerment of the Poor Program, BuB mobilizes national government agencies to become more responsive...

Region 6 stands for reform of SK system

September 5, 2013

ILOILO CITY - Views have been raised on the existence of Sangguniang Kabataan such as to institute reforms to the structure and delivery systems or to abolish the SK.  These issues brought the Department of the Interior and Local Government to spearhead a public consultation to obtain opinions and generate consensus.

The public consultation held on August 23, 2013 at the Iloilo...

DILG R2 to newly-minted LCEs: Perform your duties to the hilt

August 30, 2013

TUGUEGARAO CITY  -   OIC-Regional Director Marlo L. Iringan of DILG Region 2 has exhorted the region’s newly-minted local chief executives (LCEs) to perform their duties and responsibilities to the hilt because “people will look at you as their savior.”

In his message to the 26 first-time LCEs attending the DILG-organized “Orientation-Seminar for...