Regional News Archive

REGIONAL NEWS ARCHIVE

DILG CAR urges LGUs to observe Joint Memo Circular of DILG, DOJ, and PNP on stricter health protocols

June 9, 2021

BAGUIO CITY—The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Philippine National Police (PNP) have issued a memo requiring local government units (LGUs) to implement stricter health protocols.

“Under the guidelines of Joint Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2021-001, LGUs are required to identify and designate appropriate places that...

DILG CAR urges LGUs in Cordillera to fast-track COVID-19 vaccination, adopt best practices

June 8, 2021

BAGUIO CITY—The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) urges local government units (LGUs) in the region to fast-track their vaccination process in order to help meet the target of the national government.

“The LGUs can fast-track their vaccination process by simplifying existing mechanisms and adopting faster ways of...

DILG 10: NorMin SBDP-recipient LGUs strategize project implementation

June 7, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Region 10 met with local chief executives from Bukidnon, Misamis Occidental, and Misamis Oriental to strategize and expedite the compliance of the technical documentary requirements for the Support to Barangay Development Program (SBDP) projects.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said the local government units (LGUs) play a...

DILG 10, EO 70 PMO maps out SBDP project implementation in NorMin

June 7, 2021

In the pursuit of bringing barangay development in Northern Mindanao, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 10 (DILG 10) and Executive Order No. 70 Project Management Office (EO 70 PMO) recently mapped out the implementation of the 306 projects funded under the Support to Barangay Development Program (SBDP).

Now is the time for us to fast track things so that these...

DILG-10: Over 800 homes in remote Bukidnon barangay receives level III water system

June 2, 2021

Over 800 households of Barangay Hagpa, the farthest village in Impasugong, Bukidnon benefitted from the recently turned over Level III potable water system funded by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Assistance to Municipalities (AM) program.

DILG Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe encouraged the barangay residents to take responsibility for the maintenance of the...

DILG-10 wins PRIME-HRM Bronze Award

June 2, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Region 10 has won the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) Bronze Award Maturity Level II.

“The regional management congratulates the men and women of DILG Region 10 for this award. This accomplishment proves that we can reach greater heights if we put our heart in all...

DILG 10 strengthens vaccine monitoring system

June 2, 2021

In the quest to fast track vaccine rollout in Northern Mindanao, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 strengthened the local government unit (LGU) preparedness component in the Department’s Vaccine Monitoring System (VMS).

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe urged the DILG field officers to reflect real time reports required by the Central and Regional Offices...

DILG maps out CMGP plans for 2021

May 26, 2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 through the Project Development and Management Unit (PDMU) recently held a two-day consultative workshop to to formulate strategic plans for the Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) programs and activities for the year 2021.

DILG Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Yvette Tolentino-Sunga said the...

DILG: Regional ELCAC group harmonizes 2020 plans

May 26, 2021

The Local Government Empowerment (LGE) cluster of the Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) recently convened and discussed the operationalization of their implementation plans for FY 2021, said the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe stressed the need to continue delivering LGE mandates, particularly...

306 barangay development projects get funding—DILG 10

May 26, 2021

Three hundred six (306) new development projects in conflict-affected barangays may now be implemented with the release of funds the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe said over P2 billion funds were recently downloaded to the respective local government units (LGUs)...

DILG to CAR LGUs: Set up CSOs Desk, institutionalize People's Council

May 24, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— The DILG Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said that all local government units (LGUs) in the region have been tasked to establish a Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Desk and to institutionalize a People's Council (PC) in each LGUs to provide a mechanism for citizens' views and opinions in various areas of governance to be heard and considered.

DILG CAR Local...

DILG: 3 former rebels in Lanao del Norte get cash aid under E-CLIP

May 24, 2021

Three former rebels (FRs) recently received P346,000 worth of assistance through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), said the Department of the Interior and Local Government Lanao del Norte Office.

DILG Provincial Director Bruce Augusto Colao extended his appreciation to the municipal government of Kapatagan for their support to the operationalization of Executive...

DILG Bukidnon, NCIP join hands to expedite FPIC issuance

May 24, 2021

BUKIDNON – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the Province of Bukidnon recently joined hands with the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) to expedite the issuance of the Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC).

DILG Provincial Director Carmelo Enrique B. Libot FPIC is one of the technical documentary requirement for the Support to Barangay...

DILG CAR urges LGUs in Cordillera to automate business registration

May 21, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) urges all local government units (LGUs) in the region to establish an electronic Business One-Stop Shop (eBOSS) following the issuance of a Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) by the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) in line with the President’s directive to bring government...

DILG Pampanga, Local Health Officers meet to strengthen contact tracing in the province

May 20, 2021

DILG Pampanga leads the scaling up of the Contact Tracing (CT) program through a coordination meeting on May 14, 2021 to discuss issues and concerns relative to the implementation of CT activities and further strengthening of the COVID-19 response program in the province.

DILG Provincial Director (PD) Myrvi Apostol-Fabia, in her message, recognized the efforts and hard work of the Local Health...

DILG R3: Peace and order initiatives active in R3 amid COVID-19 pandemic

May 20, 2021

Peace and order initiatives are active and alive within Central Luzon following the conduct of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) III’s 2nd Quarter Regular meeting via Zoom Cloud Platform on May 14, 2021 according to DILG Region 3 (R3).

DILG R3 said that accomplishments, latest issues, as well as interventions pertaining to internal peace and security, criminality, illegal drug...

DILG R3 holds online roll-out on the repeal of policies for LGUs

May 20, 2021

The DILG Region 3 (R3), in partnership with the DILG-Bureau of Local Government Development (BLGD) and the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), spearheaded the conduct of the Online Roll-Out on the Repeal of Policies for Local Government Units (LGUs) on May 12, 2021 via Zoom platform.

DILG Regional Director (RD) Julie J. Daquioag said that the main objective of the activity is to orient the LGUs...

DILG-CAR urges gov’t agencies, establishments in Cordillera to use StaySafe.ph

May 20, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— DILG-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) urged government agencies and establishments in the region to adopt the use of the StaySafe.ph application in accordance with the Inter-Agency Task Force Against COVID-19 (IATF) Resolution No. 109, series of 2021.

The StaySafe.ph application is the official social distancing system, COVID-19 health condition reporting, and the...

77 CAR LGUs, PSA ink MOA on Nat’l ID registration

May 20, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— A total of 77 local government units (LGUs) from the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA ) to strengthen and support the region's roll-out of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or National ID.

DILG CAR Statistician I Allan Franco Ocal said that of the 77 LGUs, 27 are from...

P40-M LGSF-SBDP barangay projects receive go signal in Antique

May 20, 2021

Two proposed projects for two barangays in Antique will soon commence following the release of P40-million worth of Local Government Support Funds (LGSF) from the national government under the Support to Barangay Development Program (SBDP).

DILG Antique Provincial Director (PD) Cherryl P. Tacda said that Bulan-bulan in San Remigio and Cabladan, Sibalom are the two barangays to utilize LGSF...

CSBP: Keeping the promise to care for families of troop, police casualties – DILG R8

May 20, 2021

In a recent meeting of the Regional Working Group (RWG) on the Comprehensive Social Benefit Program (CSBP), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - 8 Regional Director (RD) Karl Caesar R. Rimando said that the continued delivery of services proves that the government has kept the vow of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to care for the families of soldiers killed or wounded in...

DILG-10: Higaonon reclaims ancestral domain through Claveria MTF-ELCAC

May 14, 2021

Higaonon tribes Sito Kalhaan of Branagy Minalwang, Claveria, Misamis Oriental got a new lease of life after they reclaimed their ancestral domain, thanks to the Claveria Municipal Task Force- Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF-ELCAC), reported the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe said Kalhaan is once again a vibrant...

DILG Bukidnon eyes on settling land conflicts

May 14, 2021

In the quest towards attaining peace, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Bukidnon recently conducted Bukidnon Task Force in Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (BUK TF-ELCAC) Update Meeting at Loiza’s Pavilion, Barangay Casisang, Malaybalay, Bukidnon to possibly settle the existing land conflicts in the province.

DILG) Bukidnon Provincial Director Carmelo Enrique...

DILG-10 spearheads anti-illegal drug policy roll-out to LGUs

May 14, 2021

OROQUIETA CITY—The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG-10) recently spearheaded the Roll-out Orientation on the Philippine Anti-Illegal Drug Strategy (PADS) Policies for Misamis Occidental at Costa del Sol Resort Hotel, Oroquieta City.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe said the PADS rollout is part of the national government’s quest to address illegal drugs.

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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...