The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) defended its directive to the Philippine National Police (PNP)'s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to investigate at least 37 municipalities and cities for alleged irregularities in their disbursement of public funds or alleged corrupt practices.
DILG Spokesperson, Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya, said on Tuesday that the Department exercises general supervision over local government units and thus has the power to do fact-finding and case build-up on corruption complaints against local government officials.
Malaya said that the directive of DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo Año to PNP to investigate some local government...
In ensuring the protection of the people and safeguarding the environment against man-made disasters, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is reminding all local government units (LGUs) to secure an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) from the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) before operating any environmental project.
In Memorandum Circular 2018-152, DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that projects that pose possible environmental risk or impact are required to secure an ECC from the DENR-Environmental Management Bureau. Among such projects are mining, agriculture projects, and golf course construction.
Kailan ka huling bumisita sa inyong barangay hall? Kilala mo ba ang mga bagong opisyal ng inyong barangay? Nakadalo ka na ba sa Barangay Assembly sa inyong komunidad?
Ito ay ilan sa mga katanungan ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa publiko sa pagnanais na mapataas ang bilang ng mga mamamayang makikilahok sa darating na Barangay Assembly sa buong bansa sa Linggo, Oktubre 14, 2018.
“Karapatan ng mamamayan na malaman ang estado ng pamamahala sa kanilang barangay, kung magkano ang pondo ng barangay at saan ito ginamit at gagamitin, kung ano ang mga programa’t ordinansa sa komunidad, at iba pang isyung nakakaapekto sa kanila,”ayon...
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the decision of the House of Representatives to return to the Committee on Constitutional Amendments its version of the federal constitution for "perfecting amendments" and urges Congress to retain the political and electoral reforms provided in the Consultative Committee’s (Concom’s) draft federal constitution.
"In the process of undertaking perfecting amendments, we ask Congress to strengthen the federal character of the proposed charter and consider retaining the innovative justice and electoral features of the Concom ’s draft federal charter because these would strengthen our justice and electoral system in the...
If you are involved in a neighborhood squabble, do not rush to the court immediately to file a case against your unfriendly neighbor but seek the assistance of the Lupong Tagapamayapa in your barangay.
This is the advice given by DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año as he extols the barangay justice committees or lupong tagapamayapa nationwide for amicably settling a total of 332,469 community-based conflicts in 2017.
“Saludo ako sa ating mga lupong tagapamayapa sa buong bansa dahil sa kanilang simpleng paraan ay nagkakaroon ng hustisya at nabibigyan nila ng solusyon ang mga alitan ng mga magkakapitbahay,” says Año.
The Lupong Tagapamayapa is composed of the punong barangay as chairman...
Manifesting excellence in local governance, 10 local government units (LGUs) from Northern Mindanao succesfully clinched the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) for this year.
For the City Government, El Salvador City retained its spot in the list of awardees, while for Municipal Governments, the following bagged the seal for this year: Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte; Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Lanao del Norte; Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte; Sapad, Lanao del Norte; Maramag, Bukidnon; Pangatucan, Bukidnon; Sagay, Camiguin; Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental; and Lugait, Misamis Oriental.
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)- 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe commended the said LGUs...
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 reminded that pedicabs and tricycles are prohibited to traverse national highways unless there is no other alternative route.
With this, DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe urged Northern Mindanao municipal and city mayors to heed this call.
“Nanawagan naman ta sa atong mga local chief executives, especially sa atong mayors, nga pag-abot sa pagpaagi sa atong mga pedicabs and tricycles sa atong mga national highways, this should be regulated [We already urged our local chief executives to regulate the pedicabs and tricycles along national highways],” he said.
Barangay Development Plan, Barangay Budget and Capacity Development Agenda—these are the focus areas in the recent conduct of the Training of Trainers of Barangay Newly-Elected Officials (BNEO) Training Management Team for Barangay Development Plan Formulation.
Conducted by Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10, the training aimed to capacitate the Training Management Team per City/Municipality per Province on planning for development in their barangays.
This was participated by Training Management Team composed of City/Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator (C/MPDC) and City/Municipal Budget Officer (C/MBO).
NEW DILG BUILDING. DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe officially turns over the ceremonial key to the new DILG Misamis Oriental Provincial Building to Provincial Director Edward G. Bhagwani. The DILG Misamis Oriental provincial office is now located at KM 3 Masterson Avenue, Upper Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City beside the DILG 10 Regional Office.
DILG-NCR has opened the virtual classrooms for newly elected barangay officials through the BNEO Program Online Portal.
The portal was created by the DILG-NCR, with support from the Local Government Academy to help newly-elected barangay officials learn more about barangay governance anytime and anywhere.
The portal is a component of the Barangay Newly Elected Officials towards Grassroots Renewal and Empowerment for Accountable and Transparent (GREAT) Barangays Program or BNEO for GREAT Barangays, which has been designed to empower newly-elected officials by providing information to help them understand and fulfill their mandate effectively. It is open for Punong Barangays, Sangguniang...