Regional News Archive

REGIONAL NEWS ARCHIVE

DILG R1 attends dialogue with CSC on the grant of Sanggunian member, barangay official eligibilities

May 7, 2021

To discuss and resolve issues and concerns relative to granting eligibilities, the DILG Region 1 (R1) participated in the virtual Civil Service Commission (CSC)-DILG Dialogue on the Grant of Sanggunian Member Eligibility (SME) and Barangay Official Eligibility (BOE) on March 12, 2021.

The dialogue was initiated by the CSC R1, through Director Hedy Jose B. Lardizabal, to iron out concerns...

DILG R1 receives PRIME-HRM Bronze Award for HR excellence

May 7, 2021

The DILG Region 1 (R1) is now a PRIME-HRM (Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management) Bronze Awardee, a citation given by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) aiming to elevate Human Resources Management (HRM), following a conferment ceremony on March 22, 2021 at the City of San Fernando La Union.

DILG R1 Regional Director (RD) James F. Fadrilan, CESO III...

DILG R5, BIATF consult LCEs amid rising COVID-19 infection

May 7, 2021

DILG Region 5 (R5), through the Bicol Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF), consulted local chief executives (LCEs) of Bicol to discuss prompt action in deterring rising COVID-19 infection in the region in a meeting on April 6, 2021.

DILG R5 Regional Director (RD) and BIATF Chair Atty. Anthony C. Nuyda presided over the meeting with all the governors of Bicol and the Naga City Mayor where the...

DILG Antique adopts StaySafe.PH contact tracing app

May 7, 2021

Following the directive of the DILG to maximize the use of the StaySafe.PH application, DILG Antique started to adopt and use the official government contact tracing application within its jurisdiction.

StaySafe.ph engages the public on COVID-19 with up-to-date information and reminds and allows the government to oversee and respond to the people’s needs by making informed and timely...

DILG RO1 pioneering the 2020 virtual LTIA: Regional Awarding Ceremony

May 7, 2021

The DILG Region 1 (R1) hosted its maiden virtual Lupon ng Tagapamayapa Incentive Award (LTIA) Regional Awarding Ceremony, the first among the regions, with the theme ‘Lupon Paragons During the Pandemic’ on February 23, 2021 at the DILG R1 Conference Hall. This is the virtual Regional Ceremony in the entire Philippines.

The regional winner for the 4th to 6th Income Class Municipality...

DILG R1 conducts 3-in-1 book launching ceremony

May 7, 2021

The DILG Region 1 through its Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) reached another milestone anew by holding a 3-in-1 Book Launching Ceremony on March 10, 2021 at the DILG Regional Office 1 Conference Hall, City of San Fernando, La Union.

DILG Region 1 Director James Fadrilan expressed his gratitude for the hard work shown by the DILG Region 1 LGRRC Team in making this historic...

CSC accords DILG CAR with PRIME-HRM Bronze Award

May 7, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— The Civil Service Commission (CSC) recognized the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for receiving the PRIME-HRM (Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management) Bronze Award for human resource (HR) systems, practices, and competencies.

In the conferment ceremony facilitated by...

Amid the pandemic, DILG Antique tallied 100% compliance of barangays in the conduct of Barangay Assembly

May 7, 2021

Even amid COVID-19 pandemic, 100 percent or 590 barangays in the Province of Antique have conducted the Barangay Assembly for the first semester of 2021 according to DILG-Antique.

DILG Antique Provincial Director (PD) Cherryl Tacda applauded the efforts of all the barangay officials in making use of the Barangay Assembly as an opportunity to inform their constituents about the plans and...

DILG lauds Cordi community pantries, calls for coordination with LGUs

May 7, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— The Department of the Interior and Local Government – Cordillera Administrative Region (DILG CAR) commended Cordillerans for organizing community pantries and urged organizers to closely coordinate with local government units (LGUs) to prevent community transmission of COVID-19 in the region.

“We commend our Kailyans for establishing community pantries across the...

DILG exec says LGUs must intensify the PDITR strategy in CAR

May 7, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) – Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) urges all local government units (LGUs) to intensify the implementation of the Prevent, Detect, Isolate, Treat, and Reintegrate (PDITR) strategy to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease and mitigate its effects.

“We are appealing to our LGUs and everyone's...

DILG to CAR LGUs: Assist community pantries for safety of operators, beneficiaries

May 7, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— To ensure safety for its operators and beneficiaries, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has issued guidelines to local government units (LGUs) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) on how to assist and deal with community pantries.

“The operation of community pantries should also meet specific standards to avoid any accident that may...

DILG IV-A fights fake news through FB broadcasts, videos

May 7, 2021

Amid the proliferation of fake news at this time of COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region IV-A (DILG IV-A) harnessed the power of social media to spread truthful information using Facebook broadcasts and online videos.

DILG-IV Regional Director Ariel O. Iglesia said the Linawin Natin program regularly aired on its official DILG IV-A Facebook page has...

DILG-10 to 119 ELCAC brgys: List priority projects in investment planning

May 7, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 reminded the 119 insurgency-cleared barangays to include their list of priority projects in the Barangay Development Investment Program (BDIP) to ensure funding.

“We are reminding all of our Punong Barangays to make sure that your priority projects identified during the conduct of the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP)...

DILG-10 to NorMin LGUs: Use Stay Safe app in contract tracing

May 7, 2021

Cagayan de Oro City – In response to the national call to unify contract tracing efforts nationwide, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region X called on the local government units (LGUs) of Northern Mindanao to use the country’s official contact tracing application StaySafe.ph.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe urged LGUs with own contact tracing...

DILG: Five RCSP pilot barangays in Camiguin receive livelihood projects

May 7, 2021

CAMIGUIN– As part of the localized efforts towards sustainable peace, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region X revealed that five insurgency cleared barangay in Camaguin included as pilot areas under the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) received different livelihood programs.

DILG Camiguin Provincial Director Rhona Pedraza-Abadilla said these RCSP...

DILG-10 to LGUs: Ensure strict compliance of documentary requirements for P20-M worth of SBDP projects

April 22, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region X Office enjoined local government units (LGUs) to ensure strict compliance of documentary requirements for the 308 Support to Barangay Development Program (SBDP) projects in Northern Mindanao with an aggregate total of P20-million.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe called on the Project Evaluation Officers (PEOs) and...

DILG X welcomes PRRD presence on NorMin meeting to end insurgency, regional brgy development program launching

April 22, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) X welcomed the personal presence of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during the recent Joint National and Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC) in Cagayan de Oro City.

DILG X Regional Director Arnel Agabe said PRRD’s site visit despite his very busy schedule is a testament of his unwavering priority thrust...

DILG-10 holds technical consultation with Bukidnon LGUs for LGSF projects

April 21, 2021

In the quest to fast-track delivery of infrastructure projects, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 recently conducted technical consultation with the Provincial Government of Bukidnon and Municipal Local Government Unit (MLGU) of San Fernando, Bukidnon.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe said the parties threshed out issues and concerns on the preparation of the...

DILG: CDO maps out peace, dev’t strategies down to grassroots level

April 21, 2021

Cagayan de Oro - In its pursuit towards sustainable and lasting peace, the City Peace, Development and Security Council (CPDSC) of Cagayan de Oro maps out its strategies down to the barangay level during the recent 1st quarter meeting held at Rosario Pavilion, Limketkai Center, this city.

DILG Cagayan de Oro City Director Jane J. Docallos said the council has been working hand-in-hand with...

Caraga, 2nd Region to demilitarize surrendered firearms, manifests government’s sincerity in ELCAC

April 20, 2021

The DILG-CARAGA conducted the second Demilitarization of the Surrendered Firearms destroying a total of 220 firearms turned in by 88 former rebels in Agusan del Norte province and Butuan City followed by the Awarding of Assistance to the Former Rebels (FRs) on April 14, 2021 at the PNP Regional Office 13 Parade Grounds, Camp Rafael C Rodriguez, Libertad, Butuan City.

DILG Regional Director (RD)...

Caraga hosts first leg of Regional Pre-SONA Series

April 20, 2021

Local government officials, civil society organizations, and members of the media convened as Caraga hosted the first leg of “Kasama sa Pamana: Regional Pre-SONA Series” on April 15, 2021 in the Agusan del Norte Capitol Covered Court, Butuan City.

Kasama sa Pamana aimed to inform the public of the major accomplishments of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s Administration since...

DILG-8 Regional Office on work-from-home status from April 19-23, 2021

April 20, 2021

The DILG Regional Office in Eastern Visayas will be on work-from-home (WFH) status from April 19-23, 2021 as a way to prevent the spread of COVID – 19 in the office.

Regional Director Karl Caesar R. Rimando said that this decision aims to prevent the transmission of the virus which afflicted a field officer who had an interaction at the regional office. The WFH arrangement will allow the...

DILG CAR urges LGUs, other sectors in Cordillera to use StaySafe.Ph

April 16, 2021

BAGUIO CITY – The DILG Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) urges local government units (LGUs), the public, and other sectors to use the StaySafe.Ph application system to strengthen the detection and slow down the surge of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the region.

“The implementation of StaySafe.ph is a government initiative to increase efforts to track down close...

DILG VI celebrates World Water Day with ‘Knowledge Management in Motion’

March 31, 2021

In celebration of World Water Day 2021, the DILG Region VI mounted a series of activities collectively dubbed as ‘Knowledge Management (KM) in Motion’ on March 22, 2021 at Zuri Hotel in Mandurriao, Iloilo City.

“Water is a divine blessing and waking up without it is like waking up in a disaster, so it is an essential part of our lives,” said DILG VI Assistant Regional...

8 'cleared' villages in Cordi to get P20-M each from NTF-ELCAC

March 29, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— A total of eight communist terrorist groups (CTG)-cleared barangays in the Cordillera Region will receive P20 million each under the Support to Barangay Development Program (BDP) of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).

“The funds can be used by the recipient villages for farm-to-market roads, school buildings, water and sanitation...

Cordillera anti-insurgency task force endorses P160-M projects to DBM

March 29, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— On March 17, 2021, during the First Quarter Cordillera Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) meeting, a total of eight barangays in Cordillera that are already cleared of Communist Terrorist Groups (CTGs) are included in the list of identified barangays under the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Local Budget Circular No. 135, s....

DILG-7 presents best practices vs illegal drugs

March 23, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government – 7 (DILG-7) recently showcased its best practices on the continuous fight against illegal drugs even amidst the ongoing pandemic during the Barangay PDEA live interview.

DILG-7 Local Government Monitoring and Evaluation Division (LGMED) Chief Atty. Ian Kenneth Lucero presented the best practices of partner Civil Society...

DILG-7 joins 'Chikiting Ligtas' launch

March 23, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-7 joined the Department of Health (DOH) during the recent launch of the “Chikiting Ligtas” Measles, Rubella-Oral Polio Vaccination program in Consolacion, Cebu.

DILG-7 Director Leocadio Trovela expressed his full support to the program and reminded the stakeholders and partner institutions “not to lose their focus on...

RTF-ELCAC7 revs up RCSP efforts for 2021

March 23, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government-7 (DILG-7) presided over a joint meeting recently to convene the five clusters of the Regional Task Force on Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) to discuss revitalized efforts and discuss the updates and upcoming programs under the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP).

DILG-7 Director Leocadio T. Trovela commended the...

DILG-10 to LGUs: Spend P2.4-B LGSF-SBDP fund wisely

March 23, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 advised the local government units (LGUs) of the 119 identified recipients of the Local Government Support Fund-Support to Barangay Development Program (LGSF-SBDP) to wisely spend the funds amounting to P2.4 billion on the implementation of their priority programs.

DILG Undersecretary for Local Government Marlo L. Iringan,...