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Año to LGUs: Show love for culture thru a local culture and arts council

February 14, 2018

This National Arts Month and Valentine’s season, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano calls on all provinces, cities, and municipalities to promote appreciation for their local culture and arts by creating or strengthening their local culture and arts councils.

“Culture and arts are the heart and soul of our nation. They preserve our...

DILG creates Federalism campaign management office

February 14, 2018

Responding to President Duterte's directive for the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to intensify the federalism awareness campaign, the DILG recently created a dedicated office that shall oversee and spearhead the nationwide public information and education drive on federalism.

The project management office, which is called the Center for Federalism and Constitutional...

DILG Freedom of Information (FOI)-compliant na

February 13, 2018

Makakasiguro na ngayon ang publiko na magiging mas madali ang pagkuha ng official records at dokumento sa Department of the Interior and Local Government matapos na masertipikahan itong Freedom of Information compliant ng Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).

Sinabi ni DILG Assistant Secretary at FOI Focal Person Epimaco Densing III na ang pagkilala sa departamento bilang FOI...

Año sa mga kadete ng PNPA: Isabuhay ang halimbawa, kabayanihan ng SAF 44 alumni

February 13, 2018

Sa paghahangad na humubog ng mga huwarang public safety officers na magsisilbi sa bansa ng may dangal at pananagutan, hinimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga kadete ng Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) na isabuhay ang halimbawa at kabayanihan ng PNPA alumni na kabilang sa Special Action Force (SAF) 44.

Sa kanyang talumpati sa testimonial parade at...

DILG now fully Freedom of Information (FOI)-compliant

February 12, 2018

The public is now ensured of better access to official records and documents in the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) since the Department has been certified as Freedom of Information (FOI) compliant by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).

DILG Assistant Secretary and FOI Focal Person Epimaco Densing III said the recognition is a testament to the...

Año to PNPA Cadets: Live up to the example, heroism of SAF 44 alumni

February 12, 2018

In the quest to mold dedicated public safety officers who will serve the country with honor and accountability, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges the cadets at Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) to live up to the example and heroism of the PNPA alumni who were part of Special Action Force (SAF) 44.

Speaking during the testimonial parade and honors at PNPA,...

Año: 18 pulis na naaktuhang natutulog sa trabaho, nag-iinuman sasampahan ng dereliction of duty at conduct unbecoming

February 9, 2018

Inihayag ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano na nahaharap ang 18 pulis na naaktuhang natutulog o nag-iinuman sa trabaho sa matinding kaparusahan na dereliction of duty at conduct unbecoming at iba pang naaayong kaso.

Sinabi ni Ano na nagbigay na siya ng kautusan sa National Police Commission (Napolcom) at Philippine National Police (PNP) na...

Año: 18 cops caught sleeping, drinking on duty to be charged with dereliction of duty, conduct unbecoming

February 9, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano said that the 18 NCRPO cops who were caught sleeping or drinking on their jobs will be meted with harsh penalties for dereliction of duty, conduct unbecoming, and other appropriate charges.

Ano said he has given specific instructions to the National Police Commission and the Philippine National Police (PNP)...

Año sa mga punong barangay: Ihanda ang imbentaryo para sa pagsasalin sa mga susunod na barangay officials

February 8, 2018

Bilang bahagi ng paghahanda ng DILG para sa nalalapit na halalan sa Mayo, ipinag-uutos ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano sa lahat ng kasalukuyang punong barangay na magsagawa ng imbentaryo ng lahat ng talaang pinansyal at pag-aari ng barangay na nasa kanilang kustodiya mula sa umpisa ng kanilang panunungkulan hanggang sa kasalukuyan.

Inilabas ni Ano ang direktiba ng maaga upang siguruhin ang...

Año to brgy chiefs: Prepare inventory for turnover to next brgy officials

February 8, 2018

As part of the DILG's preparations for the forthcoming Barangay Elections this May, DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo Ano is directing all incumbent punong barangays to conduct an inventory of barangay financial records and properties under their custody from the start of their term of office up to the present.

Ano issued the directive this early to ensure smooth and systematic transition from the...

DILG 10 holds BUB end of program conference

February 7, 2018

With the near conclusion of the Bottom-Up-Budgeting Program, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) 10 conducted an end-of-program assessment conference for the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (RPRAT) recently in Cagayan De Oro City.

“For a good three or four years, the RPRAT meetings had been a good venue for lengthy discussions on issues, suggestions and sharing...

DILG launches campaign for "Matino, Mahusay, at Maaasahang" Barangay and SK Officials

February 6, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is launching a nationwide campaign for "Matino, Mahusay, at Maaasahang" Barangay and SK Officials to encourage the public to vote for good leaders in the coming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections on May 14, 2018.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano said that voters should not only exercise their right to suffrage on May 14...

DILG-RAY gets JICA award for post-Yolanda rehab

February 5, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Recovery Assistance for Yolanda has finally received the recognition it deserves as one of the three best projects in the Philippines for its huge efforts in post-Yolanda rehabilitation in disaster-stricken areas during the 13th Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) President Award recently.

Speaking in-front of the DILG...

Press statement of DILG OIC-Secretary Año on the generally peaceful implementation of Oplan Tokhang 2

February 5, 2018

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) is encouraged by the generally peaceful implementation of Oplan Tokhang 2 across the country and will continue to monitor the Philippine National Police’s adherence to the rule of law and the new operational guidelines in anti-illegal drugs operations.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano said that “he is encouraged by the...

DILG monitors completion of P18-billion provincial road projects

February 1, 2018

In support to the Duterte Administration’s Build Build Build program, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is closely monitoring the completion of a total of P18.03 billion worth of provincial road projects through the Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) for Road Repair, Rehabilitation, and Improvement Program.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says that of...

Año: Brgy tanods not allowed to carry firearms; Brgy captains liable for tanods under their supervision

January 30, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Chief Eduardo M. Ano calls on Punong Barangays to ensure that no tanod under their supervision uses firearms even in the performance of their duties.

Ano reminded all Barangays that tanods or community brigades composed of civilian volunteers appointed by the Punong Barangay upon recommendation of the Barangay Peace and Order Council are...

Año: Mga tanod bawal gumamit ng baril; Mga kapitan may pananagutan

January 30, 2018

Nanawagan si Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Chief Eduardo M. Ano sa mga punong barangay na tiyaking hindi nagdadala at gumagamit ng baril ang kanilang mga tanod kahit pa sa katwirang ito’y sa pagganap ng kanilang tungkulin.

Ipinaalala ni Ano na ang mga tanod -- o mga community brigade na binubuo ng mga civilian volunteers at itinalaga ng mga punong barangay ayon...

DILG, Napolcom babantayan ang pagsunod ng PNP sa bagong anti-illegal drugs campaign guidelines

January 29, 2018

Pagkatapos magpalabas ang bagong guidelines para sa kapulisan tungkol sa operasyon laban sa iligal na droga, masusing babantayan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) at ng National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) ang pagsunod ng Philippine National Police (PNP) sa rule of law at sa nasabing guidelines.

Sinabi ni DILG Officer-in-Charge Eduardo M. Ano na mamatyagan ng DILG at...

DILG, Napolcom to ensure PNP's adherence to rule of law, new guidelines in anti-drugs drive

January 24, 2018

Following the release of new police guidelines on anti-illegal drug operations, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) will closely monitor the strict adherence of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to the rule of law and the new operational guidelines during anti-drug operations.

DILG Officer-in-Charge Eduardo M. Ano says the...

DILG, Comelec gear for massive Barangay, SK election information drive to choose the best barangay officials

January 24, 2018

With the release of the Commission on Elections' (Comelec) calendar of activities for the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) commits to a massive information drive to encourage the people to choose the best barangay officials, especially those who have cleared their communities of the drug problem.

DILG Chief Eduardo...

DILG 10 Director emphasizes quality over quantity in prioritizing Assistance to Municipalities (AM) projects

January 24, 2018

As the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region X ushers another year of program implementation, Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe emphasizes quality over quantity in prioritizing projects under the Assistance to Municipalities (AM).

Agabe made this statement during the recently concluded AM Program Regional Briefing and Re-Prioritization (Project Revision) Workshop at...

Año to police, fire, jail officers: Double pay means double service to the public

January 22, 2018

Following the recent implementation of the pay hike for the uniformed personnel, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Chief Eduardo N. Ano directed all police, fire, and jail officers to double their efforts since “double pay comes double service to the public”.

Ano urged all DILG uniformed personnel to instill in themselves the DILG’s brand of “matino,...

Año: DILG to scale up National 911 program this year

January 22, 2018

The National 911 Program is to be scaled up this year, says the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge Eduardo M. Ano.

Ano said that the P22.4 million allocated for the 911 program in the General Appropriations Act of 2018 is a good start to create necessary improvements from internal capacity enhancement to better response capability.

"As directed by President...

Twelve ways DILG ramps-up good governance in LGUs

January 22, 2018

Little do the public may know, there are a dozen and more ways that the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is ramping-up good governance of local government units (LGUs) from provinces, cities, and towns down to barangays.

Because good governance and public service are serious matters at hand for the common good, the DILG doesn’t leave it to lucky charms and que sera...

DILG: 2,059 Salintubig projects give more people access to potable water

January 17, 2018

More and more people in the countryside now have access to safe and clean water as the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has administered a total of 2,059 SALINTUBIG (Sagana at Ligtas naTubig para sa Lahat) projects across 15 regions in the country amounting to P6.674 billion.

DILG Undersecretary Austere Panadero said this is aside from the 850 potable water supply projects...

Año pledges steering LGUs towards 'not only good but excellent governance'

January 16, 2018

Just as there is no letup in anti-crime and anti-illegal drugs agenda of the government, newly designated Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Eduardo M. Ano assures there is no easing off on steering local government units (LGUs) towards “not only being good but excellent at governance”.

“The advancement of local governance is just as...

Año vows relentless war against illegal drugs, crime, and corruption in turnover ceremony

January 10, 2018

Incoming Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Eduardo M. Ano vows to be the "conductor who will lead towards a clear vision" while relentlessly waging a war against illegal drugs, corruption, communist insurgency, and violent extremism in the turnover ceremony held on Tuesday afternoon.

Facing the officials and employees of DILG, OIC Ano laid the...

Año says he has big shoes to fill, counts on support of Team DILG

January 9, 2018

New Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Eduardo M. Ano said he has “big shoes to fill” in replacing Catalino S. Cuy as OIC of the Department.

Ano was appointed as OIC after the President named Cuy as the new chairperson of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB).

“I acknowledge that I have ‘big shoes to fill’ as my predecessor has...

DILG welcomes Año's appointment as OIC, congratulates Cuy

January 8, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) family welcomes the appointment of former Armed Forces of the Philippines chief and current DILG Undersecretary Eduardo S. Ano as the new DILG Officer-in-Charge and congratulates former Usec. Catalino S. Cuy on his appointment as the new chairperson of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB).

Department officials and rank and file employees...

New Year's Message of DILG OIC CATALINO S. CUY

December 29, 2017

It has been a hectic season both in the local government and interior sectors. We had our plates full in implementing the flagship programs in the local government, peace and order, and public safety fronts.

As the Chairman of the Committee on Security, Peace and Order, Emergency Preparedness and Response (CSPOEPR) of the ASEAN National Organizing Committee (NOC) 2017, the Department of the...