Regional News Archive



July 7, 2017

Director Jonathan Paul M. Leusen, Jr., CESO IV has assumed as the new OIC-Regional Director of the Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 02 (DILG RO2).

In his message during his first meeting with the DILG RO2 Management Team composed of Provincial Directors and Division Chiefs, Leusen stressed the value of the data that the department has. “It is about time...

DILG launches MASA MASID in Manila

June 9, 2017

The DILG Manila Field Office, together with the City Government, led the launching of MASA MASID or Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga in the City of Manila recently.

MASA MASID is the Department’s pilot program against corruption, criminality and illegal drugs.

Former president and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada attended the launch along with other key city...

DILG-La Union, DILG-Pangasinan are best implementers for Region 1

May 16, 2017

Laoag City - Two outstanding DILG provincial offices earned the accolades of DILG Region I as they were recognized during the 1st Quarter Regional Management Committee (RMC) Meeting held at the Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center recently.

DILG Regional Director James Fadrilan identified the awardees for 2016 as DILG La Union and DILG Pangasinan.

DILG – La Union received the...

SGLG 2017 kicks off in Region 1

May 15, 2017

San Fernando City, La Union - The Department of the Interior and local Government Region 1 (DILG R1) kicked off the implementation of the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) this year with a regional orientation at the Oasis Country Resort Hotel and Restaurant, here.

The activity was aimed at orienting and familiarizing the DILG Provincial Offices and Regional Assessment Teams (RAT) on the...

DILG-10 LGOO Training Orientation starts

May 10, 2017

Commitment, self-motivation, focus and open mindedness.

According to DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe, the said values are essential to succeed in the 51st batch Local Government Operations Officers (LGOO) Training of the Department.

Scheduled from May 8-20, 2017, the General Orientation of the 51st batch LGOO Training for Region 10 officially started and is being held at the DILG 10...

DILG Region 1 to partner with LRIs for 2017 CSIS

May 10, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 1 is set to forge partnership with two local resource institutes (LRIs) in the region that will help facilitate the Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) in target municipalities.

Now on its fifth year of implementation, the CSIS is a feedback tool developed by the DILG in order to generate relevant citizens' feedback on...

DILG Full Swing with Provincial Preparedness Dialogue

April 3, 2017

To ensure that resiliency is achieved, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) is on full swing in the conduct of disaster preparedness region wide through a series of Provincial Preparedness and Partnership Dialogues.

The Provincial Preparedness and Partnership Dialogues conducted per province have engaged the participation of Local Chief Executives...

DILG 10 celebrates World Water Day 2017

March 28, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10, in cooperation with Xavier University- Ateneo de Cagayan, and SM celebrated 2017 World Water Day Celebration at SM Event Center, Cagayan de Oro City on March 22, 2017.

“The World Water Day emphasizes the importance of water in our lives. This will also remind us that fresh water is a finite resource and therefore it...

DILG initiates Regional Disaster Preparedness Planning

March 22, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) initiated the conduct of Regional Disaster Preparedness Planning recently at the Prince Hotel, South Montilla Blvd., Butuan City.

Regional Director Lilibeth A. Famacion, CESO III stressed the need to take action by crafting the RDPP based on the premise that “preparedness saves lives and avert the loss /...

DILG R1 engages BuB Stakeholders in Provincial Forum

March 22, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government – Region 1 conducted the Provincial Stakeholders’ Forum in the provinces of Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur on February 15-16, February 17, February 22-23 and February 24, 2017 respectively.

The forum aimed to update all stakeholders on the implementation of Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) projects, and provide an...

Lanao del Norte launches MASA MASID Program

January 31, 2017

“When we talk about the MASA MASID Program, we are talking about institutionalizing volunteerism,” stressed DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe during the provincial launching of the Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga or MASA MASID in Lanao del Norte on January 26, 2017.

“The idea is that we will be involving everyone against illegal drugs,...

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...