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DILG pinuri ang BJMP-NCR sa sorpresang drug testing sa mga kawani nito

September 20, 2019

Pinuri ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) - National Capital Region (NCR) bunga ng pagsasagawa nito ng sorpresang drug test sa mga opisyal at warden nito upang paigtingin ang kanilang internal cleansing campaign.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang nasabing regional office ng BJMP ay "nagpapamalas ng...

Ang MC 2019-121 ay para sa pagtatanggal ng road obstructions, hindi para sa road widening - DILG

September 20, 2019

Binigyang-diin ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) nitong Huwebes na ang Memorandum Circular (MC) 2019-121 ay para lamang sa layon na pag-aalis ng mga nakaharang sa kalsada at hindi maaaring gamitin para sa pagpapalawak ng daanan.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na nakatanggap sila ng ulat mula sa La Union, Northern Samar, at iba pang bahagi ng bansa na 'di...

Statement on the Voluntary Surrender of Heinous Crime Convicts

September 20, 2019

EDUARDO M. AÑO
DILG Secretary

As directed by the President, the Philippine National Police (PNP) tracking teams are ready to rearrest all heinous crime convicts who have not voluntarily surrendered to the PNP and the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) authorities as of midnight last night.

In light of the mass surrender of convicts at the BuCor last night, the DILG will await today the final list...

Statement on the Designation of BJMP J/SSUPT Gerald Bantag as the new Director General, Bureau of Corrections

September 19, 2019

EDUARDO M. AÑO
DILG Secretary

We welcome the designation by the President of J/SSUPT Gerald Quitaleg Bantag of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) as the new Director General of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).

Having served as warden of major city jails in Metro Manila and eventually as BJMP Regional Director, Bantag has the professional experience, training, and competence...

MC 121-2019 is for removal of road obstructions not road widening - DILG

September 19, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) emphasized Thursday that its Memorandum Circular 121-2019 is only for purposes of removal of road obstructions and cannot be used for road widening purposes.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that they received reports from La Union, Northern Samar, and other parts of the country that MC 121-2019 was allegedly being used by...

DILG lauds BJMP-NCR for surprise drug testing on its personnel

September 18, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauds the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) - National Capital Region (NCR) for conducting a surprise drug test to its officers and wardens to intensify its internal cleansing campaign.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the regional office is “setting a good example of not showing letup in its commitment to the...

DILG, DOJ inilabas ang binagong GCTA rules and regulations

September 18, 2019

Pinirmahan at inilabas ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) at Department of Justice (DOJ) kahapon ang Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations ng Republic Act 10592 o ang Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) Law.

"Sa paglalabas ng bagong IRR, hangad naming mas maging patas at makatarungan ang pagpapairal ng batas. Nais namin itong maging naaayon sa layon ng batas. Kaya...

DILG sa SK: Sumunod sa Joint Memo Circular at simulan nang gamitin ang inyong pondo para sa SK

September 17, 2019

Hinihimok ng Kagawaran ng Interyor at Pamahalaang Lokal (DILG) ang lahat ng mga opisyal ng Sangguniang Kabataan na simulan nang gamitin ang kani-kanilang mga badyet alinsunod sa Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) na ipinalabas ng Department of Budget and Management (DBM), DILG, at ng National Youth Commission (NYC) noong Enero 23.

Ayon kay DILG Undersecretary at Tagapagsalita na si Jonathan E....

DOJ, DILG issue revised GCTA rules and regulations

September 17, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday signed and issued the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act 10592 or the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) Law.

"In issuing this new IRR, we seek to be fairer and more just in the implementation of the law. We want to implement it consistent with the intent and spirit...

DILG to SK: Comply with Joint Memo Circular and start utilizing SK Funds

September 17, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging all Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials to start utilizing their respective budgets by following the Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) issued by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), DILG, and the National Youth Commission (NYC) last January 23.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya says that pending...

STATEMENT OF THE DILG ON THE STATUS AND PROCESS OF VALIDATING LGUs' FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE ROAD CLEARING DIRECTIVE OF THE PRESIDENT

September 13, 2019

STATEMENT OF THE DILG ON THE STATUS AND PROCESS OF VALIDATING LGUs' FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE ROAD CLEARING DIRECTIVE OF THE PRESIDENT
September 13, 2019

USec. Jonathan E. Malaya
DILG Spokesperson

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has not yet declared any local government unit (LGU) in the country, including those in Metro Manila, as being 100 percent fully...

DILG condemns ambush on former Pangasinan governor, orders creation of special police probe team

September 13, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) strongly condemns the ambush on former Pangasinan Governor and Representative Amado Espino, Jr. yesterday in San Carlos City as DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año ordered the creation of a special police investigation team to go after the perpetrators.

We vehemently denounce this villainous act as this incident undermines the...

Año pinuri ang sinseridad ng MILF sa pagdekomisyon, tiniyak ang suporta ng DILG at PNP sa proseso ng normalisasyon ng BARMM

September 12, 2019

Pinuri ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) sa “katapatan nito sa pagtupad ng kasunduang pangkapayaan sa pagitan ng pamahalaang Pilipinas” na ipinamalas sa ikalawang bahagi ng pagdekomisyon sa mga mandirigma ng MILF at mga sandata nito noong Sabado sa Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao sa pagdiriwang...

DILG suportado ang panukalang isama na ang provincial jails sa BJMP

September 12, 2019

Ganap ang suporta ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa panukala ni Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon na isama na ang lahat ng provincial jail sa bansa sa Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) upang “maging standardized at professionalized ang pamamahala sa lahat ng piitan sa local level.”

“Lubos ang ating suporta sa panukala ni Senador...

Año: Joma is hallucinating, a terrorist can never be a political refugee

September 12, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año today said that exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) leader Joma Sison must be hallucinating when he claimed that he is absolutely protected in his self-imposed exile in the Netherlands as a so-called political refugee because “a criminal and a terrorist like him can never be considered a...

DILG supports proposal to integrate provincial jails to BJMP

September 11, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) fully supports the proposal of Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon to integrate all provincial jails to the Bureau of Jail Management Penology (BJMP) as this will “professionalize and standardize the management of jails at the local level.”

“We fully support Senator Drilon’s proposal to bring all provincial...

DILG launches updated Operation L!sto Manual for LGUs on disaster preparedness

September 10, 2019

Now that the country is at the peak of the typhoon season, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is reiterating its call to local government units (LGUs) to ensure that their communities are alert or “listo” as it launched the updated version of the Operation L!sto Manual, a checklist on the “things-to-do” before, during, and after a disaster...

Año lauds MILF for ‘sincerity’ in decommissioning, assures DILG and police support for BARMM normalization process

September 10, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año lauds the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) for being “sincere in the peace agreements with the Philippine government” as shown in the second phase of the decommissioning of MILF combatants and weapons on Saturday in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao this National Peace Consciousness Month.

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Statement of DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año on the Voluntary Surrender of those Convicted of Heinous Crimes

September 9, 2019

We are pleased with the growing number of heinous crime convicts who have heeded the President’s directive to voluntarily surrender to authorities for a re-evaluation and recomputation of their Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) by the Department of Justice (DOJ).

We urge all those who were released under the GCTA to voluntarily surrender to the nearest Philippine National Police (PNP)...

Statement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government

September 5, 2019

Statement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government
USec. Jonathan E. Malaya
Official Spokesperson
September 5, 2019


In compliance with the directive of the President, DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año is urging all those who have been convicted of heinous crimes and released because of the Good Conduct Time Allowance to surrender themselves immediately to the nearest police station or...

DILG to LGUs: Do your early disaster preparedness actions now

September 5, 2019

With succeeding typhoons entering the country recently, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is reminding all local government units (LGUs) to do their early preparedness actions now and “not to wait for the eleventh hour before taking action to safeguard their communities and people from typhoon and other hazards.”

“Sunod-sunod na naman ang mga bagyo...

Año: Road clearing proceeding smoothly but more needs to be done

September 3, 2019

Less than a month before the deadline set for all local government units (LGUs) to clear roads, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año says he is satisfied with the performance of Metro Manila mayors in complying with the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to clear roads from illegal structures and constructions but he says that “more needs...

DILG at DOJ sinuspinde ang pagpapairal ng GCTA sa loob ng 10 arawupang bigyang-daan ang pagsusuri nito

August 29, 2019

Sinuspinde ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) at Department of Justice (DOJ) ang pagpapairal ng Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) Law sa loob ng 10 araw upang bigyang daan ang masinsinang pagsusuri sa implementing rules and regulations ng batas.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya na matapos ang mungkahi ng DOJ, bumuo ng Joint Committee...

DOJ and DILG suspend GCTA implementation for 10 days to give way to a review

August 29, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have suspended the implementation of the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) Law for a period of 10 days to give way to a thorough joint review of the law’s implementing rules and regulations.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that upon the recommendation of the DOJ,...

DILG pinuri ang PNP, AFP sa pagkakadakip sa isang mataas na opisyal ng CPP-NPA

August 27, 2019

Pinuri ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang Philippine National Police (PNP) at Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) para sa pagkakadakip sa Regional Party Secretary ng Communist Party of the Philippines-New Peoples Army (CPP-NPA) sa Metro Manila at inilarawan ang nasabing pag-aresto bilang isang "malaking tagumpay laban sa communist...

DILG lauds PNP, AFP for arrest of high-ranking CPP/NPA leader

August 27, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año lauds the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the arrest of the Regional Party Secretary of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New Peoples Army (CPP-NPA) in Metro Manila, describing the arrest as “a major accomplishment against communist terrorism.”

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DILG supports DOJ position: No early release for Sanchez

August 27, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) supports the Department of Justice's (DOJ) position that former Calauan mayor Antonio Sanchez is ineligible to avail of Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) because "he is categorically excluded to benefit under the law's coverage."

Initial reports floated that Sanchez will walk free as one of the thousands to benefit under the...

DILG pinuri ang Marikina City sa pagsasabatas ng mga ordinansa upang maibsan ang trapiko

August 23, 2019

Pinuri ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Marikina City matapos nitong isabatas ang dalawang ordinansa bilang suporta sa kautusan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na linisin at paluwagin ang mga kalsada, at hinihikayat ang mga pamahalaang lokal na magpasa din ng mga katulad na batas.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang pagpasa ng Marikina City ng...

DILG commends Marikina City for passing ordinances to ease traffic

August 23, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) commends Marikina City for passing two ordinances supporting President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to clear the roads of obstruction and encourages other local government units (LGUs) to also enact similar ordinances.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that Marikina City's passage of an ordinance that allows motorists to use...

Ang mga pamantasan ay lugar ng iba't ibang pananaw, hindi eksklusibong teritoryo ng isang ideolohiya lamang - DILG

August 22, 2019

Sa paggigiit na ang mga kolehiyo at pamantasan ay off-limits sa mga pulis, hinahadlangan ng mga militant student organization ang karapatan ng bawat mag-aaral na marinig ang magkabilang panig ng isyu, ayon sa Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

"Sinasabi ng mga militant student organization na ang kanilang ideolohiya o pananaw lamang ang katanggap-tanggap at ang anumang...