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DILG sees no need to file charges vs Mayor Erap

July 19, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sees no need to pursue raps against former Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada for his alleged failure to turn over transition documents to his successor following the completion of a DILG fact-finding investigation.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya says that based on the fact-finding investigation...

DILG sa LGUs: Suportahan natin ang BARMM, “hindi tayo puwedeng mabigo”

July 17, 2019

“Walang puwang ang kabiguan sa oportunidad ng pagbabago at pagsisimula.” Ito ang binigyang-diin ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) habang hinihimok ang mga local government units (LGUs) ng Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) na suportahan ang umiiral na BARMM Regional Government sa pamumuno ni Chief Minister Murad Ebrahim.

“Hindi...

DILG directs LGUs to contain the spread of Dengue

July 17, 2019

With the Department of Health (DOH) declaring a national dengue alert, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año calls on all local government units (LGUs) to immediately undertake clean up drives to eliminate all mosquito-breeding areas to stop the spread of dengue in their respective areas.

“The alarming increase of dengue cases in several areas...

DILG to LGUs: Support BARMM, "we cannot afford to fail"

July 16, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging local government units (LGUs) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to support the interim BARMM Regional Government led by Chief Minister Murad Ebrahim saying that there is “no room for failure in this opportunity for change and a fresh start.”

“We cannot afford to fail in BARMM...

Año: Krimen bumaba ng 11%, 12K barangays drug-free

July 12, 2019

Sa pangatlong taon ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte, iniulat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na bumaba sa 11 porsyento ang krimen at higit sa 12,000 barangay ang ngayo'y drug-free bunga ng 'participatory governance' at aktibong kolaborasyon sa pagitan ng pamahalaang nasyunal at pamahalaang lokal, mga mamamayan at stakeholders.

“Malaking bahagi kayo sa naging...

Año: Crime volume down by 11%, 12k barangays drug-free

July 11, 2019

On President Rodrigo Duterte’s third year in office, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reported that crime volume dipped by 11 percent and around 12,000 barangays are now drug-free as a result of “participatory governance” or the active collaboration between the government and the local government units (LGUs), citizens, and other stakeholders.

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DILG culminates NEO orientation for govs, urges them to step up in journey towards good governance

July 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) culminated today its newly-elected officials (NEO) orientation program for the country’s 81 first-time and re-elected provincial governors as it challenged them “to step up in the journey towards good local governance.”

“We have made great leaps but we will have mountains to hurdle. As the highest level of...

DILG commends Isko for showing political will in Manila

July 8, 2019

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año commended Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso for hitting the ground running and for showing strong political will in solving the many problems of the City of Manila.

“Manila is the showcase of the Philippines. It is the first place foreigners see when they come to our country, so...

DILG: P3.455-B or 85 percent Yolanda funds liquidated

July 5, 2019

Some P3.455-billion or 85% out of the total P4.055-billion funds under the Recovery Assistance for Yolanda (RAY) have already been liquidated by concerned local government units (LGUs) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the remaining 15% or P600.67-million...

1,715 newly-elected govs, mayors to craft First 100 Days Plan and Executive Agenda

July 5, 2019

A total of 1,715 newly-elected local chief executives will undergo an orientation course on good local governance where they are expected to craft their First 100 Days Plan and Executive Agenda organized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) this July.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that the Orientation Course: Priming Leaders for Effective...

DILG sa mga LGU na nagdeklarang persona non grata ang CPP-NPA: Huwag magpapadala sa banta ng mga teroristang rebelde

July 5, 2019

Hinihimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga pamahalaang lokal na nagdeklara sa Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) bilang persona non grata (mga taong hindi welcome o malugod na tinatanggap sa lugar) na huwag magpapadala sa banta ng mga komunistang rebelde at maging matibay na kakampi ng pamahalaan upang wakasan ang armed conflict sa...

Do not succumb to CCP-NPA threats, DILG tells LGUs which declared NPAs persona non grata

July 4, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges local government units (LGUs) that declared the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP/NPA) as persona non grata “not to succumb to the terrorist group's threats and remain steadfast” in the government's drive to end armed conflict in the country in the face of growing threats from communist...

DILG: P11.714-B earmarked for local devt projects of 1,373 towns under AM Program

July 2, 2019

A total of P11.714-billion has been earmarked this year to finance local development projects in 1,373 municipalities across the country under the Assistance to Municipalities (AM) Program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the AM program will cover priority projects such as local access roads including drainage system;...

DILG to field officers: Be professional, ready to guide incoming local officials

July 1, 2019

With the assumption of a new set of local government officials yesterday, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) calls on its field officers to be professional and ready “to shepherd and guide” the new set of local officials to enable them to perform their tasks in their localities effectively.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that all City and Municipal...

Federalism, constitutional reforms remain key agenda of Duterte Administration - DILG

June 26, 2019

The Cabinet-level Inter-Agency Task Force on the Federalism and Constitutional Reform (IATF) led by Interior and Local Governments Secretary Eduardo Año is committed to helping President Rodrigo R. Duterte realize his dream of a federal Philippines and will work double time to inform the people of the merits of Federalism once the new Congress opens its session next month.

DILG...

DILG pinuri ang PNP sa mas mababang bilang ng krimen noong Mayo

June 18, 2019

Pinuri ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Philippine National Police (PNP) sa walang-puknat nitong pagkilos para sugpuin ang kriminalidad sa bansa matapos bumaba ng sampung porsiyento ang naitalang bilang ng krimen nitong nakaraang buwan ng Mayo.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, base sa datos ng PNP Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management,...

DILG sa mga Mayor: Ipawalang-bisa ang business permit ng Kapa

June 17, 2019

Matapos ipag-utos ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na ipatigil ang operasyon ng Kapa Community Ministry International inc., hinimok naman ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang lahat ng mayor ng lungsod at bayan na kanselahin at/o ipawalang-bisa ang business permit ng Kapa upang ilayo ang publiko sa paglagak ng kanilang pinaghirapang pera sa mapanlinlang na investment...

DILG to mayors: Revoke business permits of Kapa

June 17, 2019

Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to shut down the operations of Kapa Community Ministry International Inc., the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) enjoins all city and municipal mayors to cancel and/or revoke the business permits of Kapa “to prevent the public from being duped into investing their hard-earned money into an apparently fraudulent...

DILG lauds PNP for lower crime volume in May

June 17, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has lauded the Philippine National Police (PNP) for its unwavering commitment to curb criminality that resulted to a 10 percent decrease in the total crime volume in May this year.

Citing records from the PNP’s Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management, DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the total crime volume...

DILG to LGUs: Join 2nd nationwide quake drill on June 20, do infra audit

June 17, 2019

While the rainy season is expected to start this June, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is encouraging local government units (LGUs) to also tighten their preparations not only for the wet season but also earthquakes which strike with no warning.

DILG Spokesperson and Undersecretary Jonathan E. Malaya says that all governors, mayors, and punong barangays are urged to...

On Independence Day, DILG to youth, IPs, urban poor: Protect your freedom from leftist enemies of the state

June 13, 2019

As the nation celebrates the 121st anniversary of the Philippine Declaration of Independence on Wednesday, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año calls on all peace-loving Filipinos, particularly the youth, indigenous peoples (IPs), and urban poor, “to protect our freedom and shun recruitment of leftist enemies of the state who are behind...

Days before deadline, DILG reminds officials anew to submit SOCE

June 10, 2019

Just a few days before the deadline of filing of Statement of Contributions and Expenses (SOCE), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds anew local candidates who participated in the May 2019 midterm elections to file their SOCE not later than June 13.

Under the law, all candidates, including those who were not elected, self-funded, and those who withdrew their...

DILG promotes five BFP officials to General

June 10, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año promoted five Regional Directors (RDs) of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to the rank of Chief Superintendent equivalent to a one-star rank.

The newly-promoted officers are Chief Supt. Wilberto Rico Neil Ang Kwan Tiu, Chief Supt. Samuel Cataniag Tadeo, Chief Supt. Jorge Bacricio Fariñas, Chief Supt. Lindy...

DILG condemns killing of CAFGU member helping in Brigada Eskwela

June 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) condemns the killing of a member of the Citizens Armed Force Geographical Unit (CAFGU) who was participating in the Brigada Eskwela program in La Paz, Agusan Del Sur by alleged combatants of the New People’s Army (NPA).

Citing reports from the Philippine Army, DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that Felipe Amado, 42, was...

DILG directs LGUs to designate local Girl Scout coordinator

June 10, 2019

To promote the character development and enhance the leadership skills of young Filipino girls, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging city and municipal mayors to designate their local Girl Scout coordinators who will be on top of organizing Girl Scout programs for girls and young women in their localities.

“Girl scouting is important in instilling the...

STATEMENT OF DILG SECRETARY EDUARDO M. AÑO ON THE PROPOSED TEACHERS’ PAY HIKE

June 10, 2019

We in the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) trust in the sincerity and commitment of President Rodrigo Duterte and the Department of Education (DepEd) in addressing the clamor of public school teachers for a wage hike.

The Administration’s concern and commitment to our government employees, including the teachers, is unquestionable. The President himself recognizes...

DILG nagbababala sa mga pamahalaang lokal ukol sa pekeng Assistant Secretary

June 6, 2019

Nagbigay ng babala ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa mga pinuno ng mga pamahalaang lokal at publiko ukol sa isang indibidwal na nagpapakilalang Assistant Secretary upang makakuha ng pabor mula sa mga pamahalaang lokal sa Zamboanga Peninsula.

Pinangalanan ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang impostor bilang si Salvador Hussey Escarian II na iniulat na ipinakilala ang...

DILG nakikiisa sa apela ng Simbahan sa CPP/NPA/NDF na itigil na ang pag-atake sa Samar road project

June 6, 2019

Nakikiisa ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa Simbahang Katoliko sa apela nito sa New People's Army (NPA) na itigil ang mga pag-atake sa matagal nang hinihintay na Samar road project na kailangan upang mapaunlad ang Hilaga at Silangang Samar.

"Sinusuportahan ng DILG ang apela ng Simbahan sa NPA sa itigil ang mga pag-atake sa Samar Pacific Coastal Road Project....

DILG warns LGUs about fake Assistant Secretary

June 6, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) warns local government officials and the public of a certain individual who represents himself as an Assistant Secretary to secure favors or perks from local government units (LGUs) in the Zamboanga Peninsula region.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año identified the poseur as Salvador Hussey Escarian II who was reported to have introduced...

DILG sa CPP-NPA-NDF: Ihinto ang pagrecruit sa mga menor de edad, huwag isali ang mga kabataan sa digmaan

June 6, 2019

Kinokondena ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang mga komunista-teroristang grupo sa patuloy nilang pagre-recruit ng mga mag-aaral at out-of-school youth sa kanilang samahan upang labanan ang pamahalaan matapos mapatay ang ilang mga kabataang miyembro ng New People’s Army (NPA) sa mga engkwentro sa puwersa ng pamahalaan.

"Huwag ninyong...