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Outstanding BPOCs in CAR recognized

January 17, 2013

Six barangay peace and order committees (BPOCs) in Cordillera Administrative Region emerged as this year’s winners in the Search for the Most Outstanding BPOCs in the region.

Topping the list of outstanding BPOC is the BPOC of Dalupirip in Itogon, followed by  Ambassador in Tublay, both in the province of Benguet, which have already won for two consecutive years. Subusub in...

DILG, POPCOM hold training on mainstreaming PopDev, DRRM-CCA

January 17, 2013

 In partnership with the Commission on Population (POPCOM) in Region 12, the Department of Interior and Local Government in the region conducted the Trainors’ Training on the Mainstreaming of Population Development and DRRM-CCA into the Comprehensive Development Plan of the Local Government Units on December 17-20, 2012 at Villa Princessita, City of...

Roxas orders relief of more CALABARZON PNP men

January 17, 2013

Manila, Philippines -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas today announced the relief of more officials of the Philippine National Police in the Calabarzon region, including its regional director, Chief Supt. James Melad, to give way to an impartial investigation into the series of killings in the region involving policemen.

 

The relief order came after the...

Roxas tells PNP to strictly implement rules on security details

January 16, 2013

Manila, Philippines -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas today instructed the Philippine National Police to strictly implement the rules on the provision of security details to candidates as part of the overall efforts to ensure a safe and orderly mid-term elections in May.

 

He also called on the citizenry to report any incident of policemen providing...

Roxas ushers 2013 election period with unity walk, peace covenant

January 15, 2013

Manila, Philippines -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas has spearheaded a Unity Walk in Quezon City and the signing of peace covenant in Samar Province to formally mark the start of the 120-day election period.

 

Roxas led the Unity Walk and Inter-Faith Prayer Rally for Secure and Fair Elections in 2013 (SAFE 2013), which started in different parts of...

DILG R-3 assists Central Luzon LGUs to be more disaster resilient

January 11, 2013

In its humblest contribution and in an effort to develop more resilient LGUs in Central Luzon, DILG Region 3, led by Regional Director Florida M. Dijan, has been presently implementing various disaster-related projects involving all barangays of the 7 provinces and 2 Highly Urbanized Cities (HUCs) in the region.

On-going activities being undertaken by DILG include assessment of...

DILG 13 conducts Regional Forum on Local Governance

January 11, 2013

Butuan CityLocal Chief Executives in the region, Regional Line Agencies (RLAs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), academe and DILG personnel converged here for the Regional Forum on Local Governance in commemoration of the 21st year of the Local Government Code.

DILG Regional Director Lilibeth A. Famacion, in her welcome message said that collective efforts will set the...

Kabugao Road Project in Apayao

January 11, 2013

Apayao Gov. Elias Bulut, Jr. (in red polo shirt, center), Kabugao Mayor Joseph Amid (in white long sleeves polo) and DILG OIC PD Marvin Basquez (in checkered polo) pause for a prayer shortly before the cutting of the ribbon of the 20 linear meter road in Kabugao, Apayao, a completed project under the DILG’s Performance Challenge Fund project. - Cecile Eugenio/ Edward Errol Ucol

Angeles City gets more good governance awards

January 11, 2013

Angeles City – The City Government of Angeles received six prestigious awards on transparency and good governance from Secretary Manuel ‘Mar’ Roxas of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in ceremonies held Thursday at the Oxford Hotel, Clark Freeport Zone.

These are the very prestigious GawadPamanangLahi Award – Highly Urbanized City category,...

Roxas announces relief of PNP men in Atimonan shooting

January 10, 2013

Manila, Philippines -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas today announced the relief of all members of the Philippine National Police who were involved in the deadly shooting incident in Atimonan, Quezon last Sunday that led to the death of 13 men, including three PNP men and two Air Force soldiers.

The relief order came after the initial results of a PNP fact-finding...

Roxas orders deeper probe of Atimonan firefight that killed 3 cops

January 8, 2013

Manila, Philippines -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas today met with PNP Chief Alan Purisima  to receive  a briefing and thereafter ordered the PNP to look deeper into the deadly firefight in Atimonan, Quezon Sunday that led to the death of 13 alleged crime syndicate members, including a ranking police official, two other PNP personnel and an Air Force...

Four big events mark Local Gov’t Code Anniversary in Region VI

January 4, 2013

Iloilo City – Four major events marked the day-long celebration of the 21st anniversary of the Local Government Code here which was spearheaded by DILG Region VI in partnership with the German Development Cooperation and the Canadian Urban Institute.

The four major events were the Regional Land Use Forum, Development Talk, launching of Western Visayas Local Governance Resource...

Roxas to PNP, find gunmen behind fatal New Year’s Eve stray bullets

January 3, 2013

Manila, Philippines -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas today ordered the Philippine National Police to immediately find and charge those who fired the fatal stray bullets that claimed the lives of at least two persons, including a 7-year-old girl, during the last New Year’s Eve revelries.

Roxas said he personally relayed his order to PNP Director General Alan...

R3 leads HIV-AIDS Forum

January 3, 2013

DILG-3 Regional Director Florida Dijan leads the awareness and advocacy drive against HIV-AIDS during a forum participated in by around 800 students from the different schools in the City of San Fernando.  The forum, which was conducted in two batches, was initiated by the DILG regional office in cooperation with the Department of Health.