Albay Rep. Joey Salceda filed yesterday a joint resolution calling on the Senate and the House of Representatives to convene into a constituent assembly and consider amendments in the political, economic, and social provisions of the 1987 Constitution.
In Resolution of Both Houses No. 5, Salceda said the House and the Senate should consider the list of proposed constitutional reforms submitted by the Inter-Agency Task Force on Constitutional Reforms led by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) when it convenes the constituent assembly.
DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya welcomed Salceda’s resolution as it is expected to speed up the process especially with the House...
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año commended Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Police Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa for "having the courage" to resolve the issue of narcocops in the police organization as part of the sustained internal cleansing campaign of the PNP.
"I commend PNP Chief Gamboa for having the courage in resolving this issue na matagal ng burden ng PNP. We need to deal with this para makapagtrabaho na nang matino ang ating mga pulis," he said.
Gamboa met with most of the 357 policemen recently and explained to them the process of the two-way adjudication to be initiated based on his request to the President.
As part of the road clearing operations being led by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año has ordered local chief executives to strictly implement the ban on tricycles, pedicabs and motorized pedicabs on national highways and to create a tricycle task force that shall draw up a tricycle route plan in their areas.
“Matagal na nating ipinagbabawal ang mga tricycles at pedicabs sa national highway ngunit ang daming pasaway. Hindi lang ito nakakasagabal sa daan kundi nagiging sanhi ng sakuna sa kalye. Kaya dapat nang maging mahigpit ang mga mayor at ang pulis at siguruhing maipapatupad ang ban na ito,” said Año.
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today advised all local government units (LGUs) that they can continue to organize and conduct public gathering, meetings and festivals so long as all precautionary measures against COVID-19 identified by the DOH are strictly observed.
DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that the DILG, Department of Health (DOH), and the Department of Tourism (DOT) jointly agreed to implement this new policy following the meeting of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases in Malacanang last Friday.
Malaya said that this clarifies the DOH's Advisory on Concerts and Other Public Events and Gatherings issued last February...
Following the success of the road-clearing operations on primary and secondary roads last year, local government units (LGUs) are now given a 75-calendar-day-deadline anew under the DILG's Road Clearing Operation 2.0 to clear local roads and sustain the gains of the campaign starting today, February 17, 2020, according to Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año.
"Tuloy ang Disiplina Muna campaign sa ating mga kalsada. I direct LGUs, especially the barangays, to clear local roads and sustain the gains of the road-clearing operations with the same urgency and enthusiasm as when the President himself directed us during the State of the National Address.Binibigyan ko...
In its quest to activate the real concept of good governance where each one is aware of his/her contribution in nation-building, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 recently launched the ‘Disiplina Muna’ Campaign at Grand Caprice Restaurant and Convention Center, Cagayan de Oro City.
DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Ano who graced the event said that with the launching of #DisiplinaMuna in key cities, the promise of a better and brighter Philippines is within our arm’s reach.
“Towards the end of realizing our visions for this nation, we must ultimately recognize our individual roles in re-establishing the basic foundations of...
This was the pledge of DILG-Region 10, Department of Health (DOH), and other agencies as they recently signed the resolution on creating the Regional Inter-Agency Committee (RIAC) on Indigenous People’s Health in Northern Mindanao.
DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said that the covenant signing is a testament of the government’s commitment to promote the health and welfare of the IPs in Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDA).
“The signing is one way to ensure that no one will be left behind if there is collaboration and good governance,” said DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe. "We, in the DILG, are...
With the fight for inclusive and sustainable peace in full steam, the Caraga Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) held a Peace Caravan in the remote barangay of Mt Carmel, Bayugan City on January 23, 2020.
The caravan, which was a prelude to the 4th Caraga RTF-ELCAC Meeting, was led by Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei B. Nograles together with Surigao del Sur Governor and Regional Peace and Order Council Chairperson Alexander T. Pimentel, Agusan del Sur Governor Santiago B. Cane, Jr., Bayugan City Mayor Kirk A. Asis and other members of the task force.
The Peace Caravan is a gathering of national and...
Tacloban City - The Regional Task Force on Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) is one of the most active regional task forces in the country, according to National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.
Esperon, who is also the National Task Force -ELCAC Vice Chairperson, met with the heads of the various RTF-ELCAC clusters recently at the DILG Region 8 Training Center here. With him was Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario of the Department of Human Settlement and Urban Development, the Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for Eastern Visayas.
Both Esperon and Del Rosario lauded the EV Regional Task Force for being among the most active in the country...
In its continued efforts to end local communist armed conflict (ELCAC), DILG Region 10 recently led the conduct of inter-agency task group meeting at the DILG 10 Regional Office, Cagayan de Oro City to finalize the implementation plans of two ELCAC Lines of Efforts.
DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe challenged the involved agencies to perform better this year, as far as their respective task groups are concerned.
“Without the assistance, coordination, commitment and collaboration of our involved agencies, the accomplishments in the previous year would not be possible,” Agabe said.
Agabe said that the two Lines of Effort are (1) Sectoral Unification, Capacity...