Regional News Archive


Antique vice mayors join LGPRC

March 3, 2020

DILG-Antique’s Local Governance Provincial Resource Center (ALGPRC) has found an additional partner--the Vice Mayors' League of the Philippines (VMLP)-Antique Chapter--to its expanding multi-sectoral advisory committee (MSAC).

“We are thankful that the VMLP has joined MSAC. Together with other partners, we can now conduct capability-building activities for local officials of...

2 more towns in Antique launch eBPLS

March 3, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Antique Provincial Office praises the efforts of the municipalities of Tibiao and Barbaza in becoming more business friendly and competitive during the launching of the electronic Business Permit Licensing System (eBPLS) held separately on January 27 and 28, 2020.

“I would like to congratulate the LGUs of Tibiao and Barbaza...

MisOcc town holds groundbreaking ceremony for P20.529-M worth of water supply projects

February 27, 2020

As part of efforts to provide easy access to safe and potable water to families and the entire community, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Municipality of Jimenez, Misamis Occidental recently conducted the groundbreaking ceremony of two water system projects amounting to a total of P20.529-million.

DILG Misamis Occidental Provincial Director Pablio Benitez...

‘Disiplina Muna’ Advocacy Campaign launched in Region 10

February 18, 2020

In its quest to activate the real concept of good governance where each one is aware of his/her contribution in nation-building, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 recently launched the ‘Disiplina Muna’ Campaign at Grand Caprice Restaurant and Convention Center, Cagayan de Oro City.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Ano who graced the event said that with the...

DILG, DOH, other agencies ink pact on promotion of IP health, welfare

February 5, 2020

No one should be left behind.

This was the pledge of DILG-Region 10, Department of Health (DOH), and other agencies as they recently signed the resolution on creating the Regional Inter-Agency Committee (RIAC) on Indigenous People’s Health in Northern Mindanao.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said that the covenant signing is a testament of the government’s commitment to...

Nograles leads Peace Caravan in Mt Carmel, Bayugan

January 29, 2020

With the fight for inclusive and sustainable peace in full steam, the Caraga Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) held a Peace Caravan in the remote barangay of Mt Carmel, Bayugan City on January 23, 2020.

The caravan, which was a prelude to the 4th Caraga RTF-ELCAC Meeting, was led by Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security, Cabinet Secretary...

NSA Esperon upbeat on anti-insurgency drive in Eastern Visayas

January 28, 2020

Tacloban City - The Regional Task Force on Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) is one of the most active regional task forces in the country, according to National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.

Esperon, who is also the National Task Force -ELCAC Vice Chairperson, met with the heads of the various RTF-ELCAC clusters recently at the DILG Region 8 Training Center here....

DILG 10-led task groups finalizes implementation plans to end insurgency

January 23, 2020

In its continued efforts to end local communist armed conflict (ELCAC), DILG Region 10 recently led the conduct of inter-agency task group meeting at the DILG 10 Regional Office, Cagayan de Oro City to finalize the implementation plans of two ELCAC Lines of Efforts.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe challenged the involved agencies to perform better this year, as far as their...


January 22, 2020

Davao City – DILG XI in close coordination with Peace 911 of the City Government of Davao conducted a forum entitled “Forum on Positive Peace” on January 9, 2020 at the Grand Men Seng Hotel, here. The activity is in relation to the continuing efforts of the Department to support the EO No. 70 series of 2018 known as Institutionalizing the Whole-of-Nation Approach in attaining...

DILG Central Visayas launches #DisiplinaMuna campaign in Bohol

January 3, 2020

Calling the public to practice discipline for a sustainable future for all, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Central Visayas launched the Disiplina Muna advocacy campaign, the first regional launch in the country on December 6, 2019 in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

DILG-7 Director Leocadio Trovela, CESO IV asked Boholanos to support the initiative, stressing the need to...

DILG MisOr turns over check for E-CLIP halfway house construction

December 27, 2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY– In pursuance to sustainable peace under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), the DILG Misamis Oriental turned over the check for the construction of a halfway house during the 4th Joint Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC), Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC), and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC)...

Bukidnon ex-rebels receive P4.5M assistance via E-CLIP

December 6, 2019

Government financial assistance is still up for those who are willing to give up their weapons and seek a peaceful resolution towards starting anew.

As such, 79 more former rebels from the Province of Bukidnon received a total of P4,518,825-worth of financial assistance via Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), to support efforts of finally ending the local communist armed...

DILG CAR celebrates LIS Month 2019

November 28, 2019

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- Sitio Talingguroy is no ordinary place. One of the farthest and poorest community, home to no more than 300 households also lies a school that grooms 60 pupils from kinder to sixth grade. Teachers go home once a week because one has to hike through slippery and muddy pathways to reach the school and teachers wanted to start their lessons on time.

In the pursuit of...

23 NorMin LGUs win SGLG award

November 26, 2019

From 10 awarded local government units (LGUs) in the previous year, Northern Mindanao now has 23 LGU Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) awardees this year, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Regional Office 10.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe commended the efforts of the LGUs that “beyond the recognition and incentives they get, being awarded...

DILG CAR leads CoRe Youth Congress

November 25, 2019

The DILG-Cordillera Administrative Region conducted a two-day Constitutional Reform Youth Congress through the Center for Federalism and Constitutional Reform (CFCR-PMO), participated by different schools in the Cordillera from November 21-22, 2019 at the Sen. Nene Pimentel Hall Baguio City headed by Regional Director Marlo L. Iringan and Assistant Regional Director Araceli A. San Jose.


MisOr task force bats insurgency, delivers basic services in Gingoog brgy

October 23, 2019

Whole of Nation for peace. Various government agencies join forces in delivering basic services and social development packages in Brgy. Eureka, Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental.

Delivering basic services, especially to the conflict-affected areas in the province is now one of the priority goals of the Province of Misamis Oriental as it steps up its efforts in operationalizing the Provincial...

DILG 10 launches book on conflict-sensitive Katarungang Pambarangay

October 18, 2019

Child-friendly, gender-responsive, and culture-sensitive Katarungang Pambarangay.

These are the features of the newly launched Katarungang Pambarangay Guidebook (The Regions 10 and 13 Experience) following a conflict-sensitive approach.

Rolled out on October 9, 2019, the launching oriented the participating punong barangays, lupon members, and SK chairpersons of Lanao del Norte and Bukidnon...

DILG 10 calls for support of Provincial Board Members to end insurgency

September 16, 2019

Ramping up stakeholders participation towards ending local communist armed conflict in the country, DILG Region 10 called on the active support of the Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines (PBMLP) to end insurgency during the recently concluded PBMLP 7th Regional Council Elections held at Tangub City, Misamis Occidental.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe urged Sangguniang...

DILG Region 3 spearheads 2019 Orientation Course for Central Luzon Municipal Mayors

September 16, 2019

Setting the course of Central Luzon Municipal Mayors’ three-year term, DILG Region 3spearheaded the Orientation Course: Priming Leaders for Effective Local Governance for Central Luzon Municipal Mayors at the Fontana Leisure Park, Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City.

It was the first intervention under the second component of the Program for Newly-Elected Officials (NEOs). It aims to...

Pampanga LTIA winners receive Php50K incentive

September 12, 2019

Pampanga Governor Dennis G. Pineda led the awarding of plaque and Php50,000 cash incentive to the best implementers of the Katarungang Pambarangay program of the DILG on August 19, 2019 at the Executive House, Capitol Building.

Regional winner of the Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA) for the 1st to 3rd class municipality category is Brgy. Balucuc in Apalit. It is headed by Punong...

Local Access Road Projects in Maria Aurora benefit residents

September 12, 2019

The DILG-Aurora Provincial Project Monitoring Team (PPMT) in coordination with the local functionaries of Maria Aurora conducted a final inspection of the recently completed FY 2018 Locally-Funded Projects under the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) and Assistance to Municipalities (AM) Program on August 6, 2019.

In Brgy. Diat, the team inspected the completed Gabion Type Flood Control Project...

DILG-10 eyes for PRIME-HRM Level II

August 28, 2019

Aiming for the conferment of the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) Maturity Level II, the DILG Region 10 recently underwent an onsite validation by the Civil Service Commission-10 (CSC-10).

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said that the PRIME-HRM Level II validation and assessment is part of the Region’s preparation...

DILG 10 preps brgys for possible disasters

August 27, 2019

As the Vice-Chair for Disaster Preparedness, DILG Region 10 has prepared the Northern Mindanao barangays for disasters in a recently concluded workshop on L!sto si Kap and Listong Pamilyang Pilipino at Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City.

With typhoons usually visiting Mindanao during the fourth quarter of the year, we need to intensify our effort in preparing our...

DILG Camiguin rolls-out ADAC audit guidelines, gears up functionality monitoring

August 27, 2019

Mambajao, Camiguin - In its quest to gear up functionality monitoring, the DILG Camiguin Provincial Field Office recently conducted a provincial roll-out orientation on the 2018 Anti-Drug Abuse Council (ADAC) Performance Audit at the DILG Camiguin Provincial Office here.

DILG Camiguin Provincial Director Rhona P. Abadilla emphasized the changes in the modes of verification (MOVs) per...

NegOr launches 1st “Dagyawan sa Barangay”

August 22, 2019

True to its promise to bring town hall meetings to the local level, the DILG-7 in collaboration with the Province of Negros Oriental gets down to brass tacks with the recent launching and commitment signing of the country’s first-ever “Dagyawan sa Barangay” in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.

DILG-7 Director Leocadio Trovela explained that Dagyawan sa Barangay is a localized...

DILG 10 to Misor brgys: Make people feel government, end insurgency

August 22, 2019

In a push to operationalize the “Whole-of-Nation Approach” to end insurgency, the DILG Region 10 Field Office urges punong barangays in Misamis Occidental to make the government be felt at the community level through effective service delivery.

Our barangay governments are with us because we want the government to be proximate; and our challenge to our Punong Barangays is to...

Gov’t holds Dagyaw reg’l town hall, eyes for localized dialogues with stakeholders --DILG R7

August 16, 2019

More than 500 stakeholders attended the recently concluded Open Government and Participatory Governance town hall meeting at the Social Hall of the Cebu Provincial Capitol, Cebu City, according to the DILG 7 Regional Field Office.

DILG-7 Director Leocadio Trovela said that based on the successful Dagyaw implementation, the Department is now pushing for localized dialogues with stakeholders at...

NorMin Dagyaw tackles health, violent extremism, dev’t concerns

August 16, 2019

Health, countering violent extremism, and general development.

These are the issues tackled as 850 participants from various sectors of Northern Mindanao flocked to Barangay Nazareth Gymnasium, Cagayan de Oro City for the Dagyaw 2019: Open Government and Participatory Governance Regional Townhall Meetings, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 Field...

Cebu City SK secretaries, treasurers undergo SKMT

August 15, 2019

Following their appointment to office, secretaries and treasurers of Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in Cebu City underwent the mandatory training on July 28 at the Department of Education Eco-tech Center at Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City, according to DILG Region 7 Field Office.

DILG 7 Regional Director Leocadio Trovela said that the mandatory training was administered by the Department in coordination...

CARAGA conducts rollout of guidelines on accreditation of CSOs and selection of LSBs

August 15, 2019

The DILG CARAGA Region has conducted a rollout activity in compliance with DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2019-72 on the “Guidelines on Accreditation of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Selection of Representatives to the Local Special Bodies (LSBs)” held July 18-19, 2019 at the Grand Palace Hotel in Butuan City.

DILG CARAGA Regional Director Lilibeth Famacion said the rollout...