The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the signing of a new law which modifies the rank classification in the Philippine National Police (PNP) as it will ensure improved and smooth coordination between the police and its military counterparts as well as address the public’s confusion with the ranks.
“We are grateful to President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Congress for the approval of Republic Act 11200 because this will result to enhanced relations and cooperation between the police organization and other law enforcement agencies as well as those from foreign police departments,” says DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año.
Amid calls for the youth commissioner to resign from his position, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año believes that the chairman of the National Youth Commission (NYC) does not have to step down from his post.
“I don’t see enough reason for NYC chairman Ronald Gian Carlo L. Cardema to resign. In his sincere intention to rally the youth towards more relevant undertakings, his statements may have been misinterpreted,” says Año.
The DILG Secretary says Cardema’s statement may have been misinterpreted when he suggested to remove the government scholarships of “rebellious student rallyists” only because of his frustration...
Inilabas ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang listahan ng 349 na opisyal mula sa lokal at nasyunal na pamahalaan na 'di umano'y nagbibigay ng suporta sa Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) sa pamamagitan ng extortion money at 'permit to campaign fees.'
Ipinahayag ni Año na batay sa ulat na natanggap ng DILG, 349 na opisyal ng lokal at nasyunal na pamahalaan mula sa kongreso, punong-lalawigan, hanggang sa mga konsehal sa barangay ang itinuturong pinagmumulan ng tulong pinansyal at konektado sa mga komunistang rebelde.
"Nasa amin na ang listahan, kilala namin kayo. Kaya kung tinutulungan ninyo ang mga rebeldeng komunista,...
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año today bared a watchlist containing 349 local and national government officials are allegedly providing support to the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) by form of extortion money and permit to campaign fees.
Año says that based on intelligence reports received by the DILG, 349 local and national government officials ranging from congressmen, provincial governors down to the barangay councilors have been identified as source of financial aid and are tied to the communist rebels.
"We now have a watchlist, we know you. So if you are supporting communist rebels, in any way, you ascertain yourself...
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año commends the Philippine National Police Counter-Intelligence Task Force (PNP-CITF) for apprehending two cops caught drinking in public at an eatery two blocks away from the PNP National Headquarters.
“We laud the PNP-CITF for arresting the two police officers spotted drinking in public. We’ve been working hard to retain public trust and confidence in the PNP organization but these two invalidate our efforts. Their behavior cannot be tolerated,” says Año.
“The act of these police officers constitutes grave misconduct punishable by dismissal from the service,” Año adds.
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) X Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe urged more rebels to surrender as each of the 31 former rebels (FRs) who took their oath at a pre-Valentine ceremony at Casa de Canitoan, Cagayan de Oro City is set to receive financial aids through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP).
“Through this (E-CLIP) program, our President gave our rebels a chance to surrender and start anew by providing them with the financial assistance and other necessary assistance along the way,” RD Agabe said.
Each of the 31 FRs will receive P65,000 financial assistance, of which P50,000 will be for livelihood assistance and...
DILG Region 3 Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) has sealed its partnership with the Multi-Sectoral Advisory Committee (MSAC) members through the forging of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on February 15, 2019.
The MOA Signing was participated in by the Department’s partner National Government Agencies, Local Resource Institutes, and Private Sectors, among others to establish a formal agreement to jointly pool knowledge and expertise on different areas of local governance.
On behalf of RD Julie J. Daquioag, ARD Jay Timbreza extended the Department’s gratitude and appreciation to the participants for their utmost support to DILG’s programs and...
“The sanggunian is the brain of the local government and the sanggunians who are present today are doing a great job at providing the brains of the local government; that is, being the source of ideas and innovations translated into policies and programs.”
This was the pronouncement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Marivel C. Sacendoncillo, as she recognized the accomplishments of the best performing Local Government Units (LGUs) in Eastern Visayas during the Regional Awards Ceremony of the 2018 Local Legislative Award at Robinsons Summit Hotel, Tacloban City on February 7, 2019.
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region X has officially turned over the Municipal Evacuation Center in Barangay Jampason and concreted Balanaga, Sinalac Road to the Municipality of Initao, Mismis Oriental on January 30, 2019.
Said projects were funded through the DILG Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipality (ADM) and Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) program in year 2016 and 2017 respectively.
“This is to congratulate the Municipality of Initao for the successful implementation of the BUB and ADM projects that the DILG entrusted to the municipality,” said DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe during the turn over ceremony held at the Evacuation...
A team headed by the new OIC Regional Director of DILG Region 6, Engr. Ariel O. Iglesia, has been hopping from province to province to conduct a Barangay Summit on Good Governance around the region from January 15-24, 2019.
“Napakalaki po ng role ng mga barangay officials. Kayo po ang mga development managers, program implementers at service providers. Sana po ang lahat ng inyong matututunan sa Barangay Summit ay magagamit sa pagkakaroon ng matatag, maginhawa at panatag na buhay." said DILG R6 OIC-Regional Director Engr. Ariel O. Iglesia before thousands of barangay officials who participated in the series of activities.
A total of 4,353 participants from all over Western Visayas...