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DILG on arrest of 3 lawyers: No one is above the law

August 22, 2018

"No one is above the law." This is the message of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año regarding the arrest of three lawyers for alleged obstruction of justice in a bar in Makati City last week.

Año says the members of the Makati police who made the arrest were just doing their jobs when they arrested the lawyers who interfered in their search...

DILG to 'ninja cops': Leave the service before it's too late

August 22, 2018

Leave the police service or face the consequences of your action.

This is the message of Department of the Interior and Local Government OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año to ninja cops as he urges them to resign before it is too late.

“Habang may panahon pa, umalis na kayo sa serbisyo at talikuran ninyo na ang maling gawain ninyo. You cannot escape the long arm of the law,” says...

Federalism to pump prime economies of 18 regions - Concom

August 16, 2018

The shift to a federal form of government is an investment that is like moving into a new home, according to the Consultative Committee that developed the draft federalism charter.

Consultative Committee (Concom) member Professor Edmund Tayao compared the shift to moving to a new house that will entail additional expenses at the start but generally improves the stature and condition of the...

DILG sa mga LGUs: Gamitin ninyo ang pondo ng DRRM para ipagpatayo ng mga evacuation centers

August 15, 2018

Inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na gawing prayoridad at gamitin ang 70% ng kanilang Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (LDRRMF), para sa pagpapatayo o pagpapaayos ng mga evacuation facilities sa kanilang mga nasasakupan.

“Upang mapaglabanan ang epekto ng kalamidad, ang mga LGUs ay dapat magpagawa ng mas matibay, ligtas at maayos ang...

DILG to LGUs: Use local DRRM fund to build evacuation centers

August 14, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging local government units (LGUs) to prioritize, using a portion of 70% of their respective local disaster risk reduction and management fund (LDRRMF), the construction or upgrading of evacuation facilities in their areas.

“In order to counter the adverse effects of disasters, LGUs are hereby directed to invest in the...

DILG sa mga tiwaling pulis: 'Clean your act or leave the service'

August 13, 2018

"Clean your act or leave the service."

Ito ang babala ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa mga tiwaling pulis ng Philippine National Police (PNP) bilang bahagi nang pagpapaigting ng internal cleansing sa pamahalaan.

"Walang makakalusot. Ang mga pulis na mapapatunayang may kaugnayan sa anumang iligal na gawain ay matatanggal sa serbisyo," ani Año na dating Chief of Staff ng Armed Forces...

Federalism to speed up Eastern Visayas infra, tourism, economic development

August 13, 2018

A change in the government system can fix the turtle-paced development of Eastern Visayas, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“When power is brought down to the region, the regional government will gain enough foothold to streamline development projects and programs to benefit the Eastern Visayas’ economy,” says DILG Assistant Secretary...

DILG warns police scalawags to 'clean their act' or leave the service

August 13, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año warns police scalawags of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to 'clean up their act' or risk being terminated out of service.

"Clean up your act or leave. No one will be spared. Police officers who will be found culpable of any criminal involvement shall be removed from the service," says Año, a former...

DILG suportado ang mga alkalde sa bagong patakaran sa kanselasyon ng klase

August 9, 2018

Suportado ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Metro Manila Council (MMC) tungkol sa bagong patakaran sa pagsuspinde ng klase sa Metro Manila kapag masama ang panahon.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang desisyon na gawing uniporme ang patakaran sa pagsuspinde ng klase ay nararapat lamang para ang mga estudyante at manggagawa na araw-araw sumasakay...

DILG supports move of mayors on guidelines for class suspension

August 9, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) supports the move of the Metro Manila Council (MMC) to draw up new guidelines for the suspension of classes in the metropolis during bad weather conditions.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the decision of the Council to agree on a uniform policy for class suspension is necessary to keep students and workers who commute daily...

DILG pinapurihan ang BJMP para sa 307 drug-free bilangguan sa bansa

August 7, 2018

Pinapurihan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) matapos madeklarang drug-free ang 307 bilangguan sa bansa sa loob nang halos isang taon pa lamang na pinaigting na 'internal cleansing' sa ahensya.

Pinahayag ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na malaki ang iniunlad ng programa ng BJMP kontra iligal na droga sa mga...

DILG lauds BJMP for 307 drug-free jails in less than a year

August 7, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauds the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) for 307 drug-free jails in less than a year of its intensified internal cleansing campaign.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that BJMP has made great leaps in ensuring that jails in the Philippines are free from illegal drugs in line with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's...

Año saludo sa katapangan ng mga sundalo ng pamahalaan, kinundena ang pambubomba sa Basilan

August 3, 2018

Saludo si Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa katapangan ng mga sundalo ng pamahalaan na ang sakripisyo at kabayanihan ay nakatulong upang makaiwas sa mas malaking trahedya at nakapagligtas ng maraming buhay sa pambubombang naganap noong Martes ng umaga sa isang checkpoint malapit sa Magkawit, Brgy. Maganda, Lungsod ng Lamitan, Basilan.

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We want federalism - Davao farmers, fisherfolks, IPs, Moro groups

August 2, 2018

“We support federalism!”

This was the cry of farmers, fisherfolks, indigenous peoples (IPs) and Muslims from all over Davao Region.

“The farmers and fisherfolks are really committed to support federalism. We are one for federalism, because in federalism, we will have equal rights and enjoy what the rich people enjoy,” said Dolores Gaceta Lazarus, vice president of the...

P76-M halaga ng Marawi water system nagsimula na - DILG

August 2, 2018

Isinasagawa na ang P76 na milyong halaga ng water system project sa Marawi City sa pamamagitan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa ilalim ng programang Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig para sa Lahat (Salintubig).

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año mahigit sa 2,156 na kabahayan sa Marawi ang makikinabang sa programang inuming tubig sa sandaling matapos ang proyekto...

Año salutes bravery of gov’t troopers, condemns Basilan bombing

August 2, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC Secretary Eduardo M. Año salutes the bravery of government troopers whose sacrifice and heroism had averted a bigger incident and saved the lives of many people during Tuesday morning’s bombing incident at a checkpoint near Magkawit, Brgt. Maganda, Lamitan City, Basilan.

The DILG chief also condemned the violent incident which...

P76-M worth of Marawi water system project under way - DILG

August 2, 2018

A P76-million worth of water system project in Marawi City is under way through the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)’s Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig para sa Lahat (Salintubig) program.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that more than 2,156 households in Marawi will have access to potable water upon completion of the project by December 2019.

Año, who was...

162 former communist rebels in Davao and Soccsksargen get P10.5-M financial assistance under E-CLIP

August 1, 2018

One hundred sixty-two former communist rebels in Davao Region and SOCCSKSARGEN received financial assistance amounting to P10.53-million through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) administered by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the amount is the sum of P15,000 immediate assistance given to each...

Faster Davao Region growth under federalism - DILG

August 1, 2018

With 40% of tax revenues remaining in the region if decentralization happens, Davao will see developments beyond the growth it’s currently experiencing, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya believes that federalism will modernize agriculture and lure businesses into the Davao Region, thereby stimulating...

BOL a historic breakthrough, a testament for the need for federalism - DILG

July 30, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) shares the optimism and vision of the Bangsamoro people with the signing into law of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) by President Duterte Thursday night.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says, “This is a historic breakthrough not just for the Moro people and Mindanaoans but for the whole nation as the BOL is a monumental...

DILG hinikayat ang mga pamahalaang lokal na subaybayan ang mga gawain sa kanilang municipal waters

July 30, 2018

Hinikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na mas maging aktibo ang mga pamahalaang lokal sa pagsubaybay at regulasyon ng mga gawain ukol sa pangisdaan sa kanilang municipal waters o maaari silang mapanagot sa hindi pagsunod sa batas.

Ipinahayag ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa mga pamahalaang lokal, partikular sa mga lungsod, munisipalidad at barangay na...

DILG sa LGUs: Maging maagap sa pagdeklara ng suspensyon ng klase, trabaho sa inyong lugar

July 30, 2018

Hinihimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang lahat ng local government units na maging maagap sa paghahayag ng kanselasyon ng klase at trabaho sa kanilang nasasakupan kapag masama ang panahon.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang local chief executives, bilang chairperson ng kanilang local disaster risk reduction and management councils (LDRRMC), ay...

DILG to LGUs: Monitor, regulate fishery activities in municipal waters

July 30, 2018

Local government units (LGUs) should be more proactive in monitoring and regulating fishery activities within their municipal waters or be held liable for non-compliance, says the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that LGUs, particularly cities, municipalities and barangays, should already “intervene” actively in...

DILG to LGUs: Be more prompt in declaring class, work suspensions in your areas

July 30, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging local government units (LGUs) to be more prompt in declaring the cancellation of classes and work in their respective areas during inclement weather conditions.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says local chief executives, as chairpersons of their respective local disaster risk reduction and management councils (LDRRMC),...

DILG hinikayat ang publiko na imonitor ang mga lokal na proyekto sa pamamagitan ng SubayBAYAN

July 27, 2018

Ang kampanya ng pamahalaan para sa tapat at hayag na mga pamahalaang lokal ay mas lalong pinaigting sa paglunsad ng SubayBAYAN o Subaybayan ang Proyekto ng Bayan, isang online na plataporma para sa implementasyon ng mga locally-funded projects (LFPs) na pinapamahalaan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Ayon kay DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año, na bukod sa pagiging...

DILG urges public to monitor local projects through SubayBAYAN

July 27, 2018

The government’s drive for transparency in local governance has been further heightened with the launching of SubayBAYAN or Subaybayan ang Proyekto ng Bayan, an online platform on the implementation of the locally-funded projects (LFPs) being administered by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that more than a repository of...

DILG suportado ang Malacanang sa paglaban sa droga, krimen at korapsyon

July 26, 2018

Sa pagpahayag ni Pangulong Duterte sa kanyang ikatatlong State of the Nation Address (SONA) na ang laban sa droga ay hindi isasantabi, sinabi ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang kagawaran ay nasa likod ng pangulo sa “pagprotekta sa buhay, kalayaan at pag-aari ng bawat Pilipino” laban sa iligal na droga,...

DILG: P7.6 M financial grants awarded to 118 rebel returnees in South Cotabato through E-CLIP program

July 26, 2018

A total of one hundred and eighteen (118) former rebels who surrendered in the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani, South Cotabato were granted a total of P7.6 million worth of financial assistance under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E- CLIP), according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Undersecretary for Peace and Order Bernardo...

DILG backs Palace in ongoing fight against drugs, crime, corruption

July 25, 2018

With President Duterte’s pronouncement during his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) that the war on drugs “will not be sidelined”, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge Eduardo M. Año says the Department is fully behind the President in “protecting the lives, freedoms and property of every Filipino” against illegal drugs,...

DILG nagpalabas ng P582.5-M financial assistance sa 2,330 benepisyaryong sugatan/nasawing pulis at sundalo

July 20, 2018

Pinangunahan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pagbibigay ng may kabuuang P582.5-milyong financial assistance sa 2,330 benepisyaryo ng pulis at sundalo na nasugatan o kaya ay napatay habang nasa military o police operation mula Hunyo 1 ng kasalukuyang taon.

"Maliban sa natupad ang pangako ng Pangulong Duterte na doblehin ang sahod ng mga uniformed personnel, naging...