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DILG: Bicol attacks show Reds' insincerity, futility of holding peace talks

December 19, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) says that the series of violent attacks by communist terrorist rebels in the Bicol Region shows the insincerity of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) / New People’s Army (NPA) / National Democratic Front (NDF) and the futility of holding peace talks with them.

“Mapanlinlang ang CPP/NPA/NDF. Kunwari ay gustong...

DILG: Safe Philippines project will improve police response time, deter and reduce crime

December 17, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) clarifies that the Safe Philippines emergency response and monitoring system is not primarily for surveillance but is an integrated system to improve police response time as well as to deter and reduce crime.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the project will level up the 911 emergency system of the DILG-PNP and will be used to...

DILG: LGUs support the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao

December 11, 2018

All Local Government Units (LGUs) in Mindanao as well as the national league of local governments support the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that all LGUs in Mindanao including the umbrella organization of all LGUs, the Union of Local Authorities in...

DILG kaugnay ng tigil-putukan ng mga rebelde sa Kapaskuhan: Walang saysay at propaganda lamang

December 11, 2018

Inihayag ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año na walang saysay at pangpropaganda lamang ang pansamantalang tigil-putukan ng Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army- National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF) sa paparating na holiday season.

“Ito po ay isang malaking kalokohan. Huwag na nilang gamiting dahilan ang Kapaskuhan...

DILG on Reds' holiday truce: Meaningless and for propaganda purposes only

December 10, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the temporary ceasefire declaration during the holiday season of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)/NPA/NDF) is "meaningless" and is simply for propaganda purposes.

“Ito po at isang malaking kalokohan. Huwag na nilang gamiting dahilan ang Kapaskuhan sa pagkukunwari nila na magtitigil-putukan...

Año congratulates PNP for the arrest of 2 CPP Central Committee Members

December 7, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año lauds the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the AFP for the arrest of two “big fishes” of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) today.

Apprehended were Rey Claro Casambre and Patricia Casambre, both Central Committee members of the CPP-NPA. The former has standing...

Año pinangunahan ang mga kawani ng DILG sa mandatory drug testing

December 5, 2018

Ang mahusay na pinuno, mahusay ding tagasunod.

Totoo sa kanyang personal na tatak bilang isang mabuting halimbawa, pinangunahan ni Secretary Eduardo M. Año ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang 1,000 na kawani ng Departamento mula sa Sentral na Tanggapan sa ipinatutupad na ‘mandatory drug testing’ sa DILG-NAPOLCOM Center, EDSA cor. Quezon Avenue, Quezon...

Año sa dismissal ng 3 PNPA kadete: "Wala silang puwang sa akademya"

December 5, 2018

"Walang silang [tatlong kadete] puwang sa akademya."

Ito ang pahayag ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año matapos ilabas ang hatol na dismissal sa tatlong kadete ng Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) para sa kasong hazing/sexual harassment.

"Sa PNPA nag-uugat ang paghahasa ng kaalaman ng ating mga kapulisan at ang ganitong uri ng...

Año welcomes dismissal of 3 PNPA cadets

December 5, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año welcomed the dismissal of three (3) Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) cadets for hazing/sexual harassment, stressing that they have no place in the country's premiere police training academy.

"PNPA is the ground zero of the formative years of our future law enforcers and such abuses among cadets will never...

Año leads DILGCO personnel in mandatory drug testing

December 4, 2018

A good leader is a good follower.

True to his personal brand of being a role model, Secretary Eduardo M. Año of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) leads the 1,000-strong personnel of the Department’s Central Office in the ongoing conduct of mandatory drug testing at the DILG-NAPOLCOM Center, EDSA cor. Quezon Avenue, Quezon City.

“As the head of the DILG...

DILG: Pagtanggi ni Satur Ocampo sa pagrerecruit ng NPA ng mga batang miyembro malaking kasinungalingan

December 4, 2018

Pinasinungalingan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pahayag ni Satur Ocampo, dating kinatawan ng Bayan Muna, na ang Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), New People’s Army (NPA) at National Democratic Front (NDF) ay hindi nangangalap ng mga kabataan na lalaban sa pambansang pamahalaan.

“Malaking kasinungalingan ang pagtanggi ni Satur Ocampo sa...

DILG: Satur Ocampo denial of NPA child recruits is a blatant lie

December 4, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) refutes the claim of former Bayan Muna Representative Satur Ocampo that the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), New People’s Army (NPA) and the National Democratic Front (NDF) are not recruiting minors to fight against the national government.

“Satur Ocampo’s denial of the occurrence of illegal recruitment of...

Statement of DILG Sec. Eduardo M. Año

December 3, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) commends the Philippine National Police, Philippine Army, and the Local Government Unit of Talaingod for coming to the rescue of the fourteen minors and arresting the suspected perpetrators of kidnapping and child trafficking led by Rep. France Castro of ACT Party-list, former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, and other suspects in Davao...

Statement of DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año

November 29, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) respects the ruling of the Caloocan Regional Trial Court Branch 125 which found three Caloocan policemen guilty of the killing of Kian Delos Santos during an anti-illegal drugs operation in Caloocan City in August last year.

The verdict imposed by the court on the three cops proves that justice in our country is blind and does not...

DILG sa mga kritiko: Huwag husgahan, hindi magbibigay-daan sa Martial Law ang MO 32

November 28, 2018

Sinabihan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga komunista at oposisyon na huwag husgahan at sirain ang intensyon ng ipinalabas na Memorandum Order (MO) 32 at sinabi pang hindi ito patungo sa pagdeklara ng Batas Militar.

“Ang Batas Militar ay hindi idedeklara sa bansa. Layunin ng MO 32 na makapagmobilisa ng militar at pulisya sa mga lugar kung saan ang mga...

DILG to critics: "Do not to jump to conclusions", MO 32 not a prelude to Martial Law

November 27, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges communist rebels and the opposition “not to jump to their own conclusion and discredit the intent” of the recently issued Memorandum Order (MO) 32, saying that the order will not lead to the possible declaration of Martial Law.

"Martial Law will not be declared in the country. What MO 32 will do, on the other hand, is...

DILG dadalhin ang Seal of Good Local Governance sa mga Barangay

November 27, 2018

Upang pataasin ang antas ng paglilingkod sa mga komunidad, inilunsad ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Seal of Good Local Governance for Barangay (SGLGB) para sukatin at kilalanin ang mga pinakamahuhusay na barangay sa bansa.


Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang SGLGB ay ang magiging batayan ng pagsukat sa pagtupad ng mga barangay sa kanilang...

DILG brings the Seal of Good Local Governance to the Barangay

November 27, 2018

Driving excellence in public service delivery at the community level, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) launches the Seal of Good Local Governance for Barangay (SGLGB) to assess and recognize outstanding barangays in the country.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the SGLGB will be the gold standard in gauging the performance of barangay governments as they...

DILG sa kasunduan ng PNP-ABS-CBN at ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano’: All’s well that ends well

November 26, 2018

“All’s well that ends well”, ito ang sinabi ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Eduardo M. Año habang ipinaaabot ang pagbati sa Philippine National Police (PNP) at ABS-CBN sa paglagda ng isang Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) para sa “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” kaninang umaga.

“Natutuwa ako at nagkaroon ng win-win solution ang PNP...

DILG on PNP-ABS-CBN MOU signing for ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano’: All’s well that ends well

November 26, 2018

“All’s well that ends well”, says Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Eduardo M. Año as he congratulated the Philippine National Police (PNP) and ABS-CBN on the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” earlier today.

“I’m glad that both PNP and ABS-CBN have finalized the win-win...

JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DILG AND ABS-CBN ON "FPJ'S ANG PROBINSYANO"

November 22, 2018

ABS-CBN and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) met yesterday (Nov. 21) in Camp Crame and resolved the issues related to the program "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano." It was a fruitful dialogue wherein both parties were thankful for the chance to express their views directly to each other.

The PNP stated the importance of the support and respect of the people to its organization...

DILG hinimok ang mga pamahalaang lokal na suportahan ang National Children's Month

November 20, 2018

Hinikayat ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang mga pamahalaang lokal na manguna para sa kapakanan ng mga bata sa pamamagitan ng pagsuporta sa pagdiriwang ng 26th National Children's Month (NCM) na may temang "Isulong: Tamang Pag-aaruga sa Lahat ng Bata".

Ipinahayag ni Año na ang NCM ay ang pinakamagandang pagkakataon upang itaguyod ang...

DILG urges LGUs to support the celebration of National Children's Month

November 20, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año urges local government units (LGUs) to be advocates of children's welfare by spearheading the celebration of the 26th National Children's Month (NCM) with the theme "Isulong: Tamang Pag-aaruga sa Lahat ng Bata".

Año says that NCM is the opportune time to promote children's welfare down to the grassroots level...

We are open to dialogue with Ang Probinsiyano producers - Año

November 19, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the producers of the teleserye Ang Probinsiyano will be meeting this week to iron out differences about the show, according to DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año. "The producers of the show have approached us to discuss ways to resolve the issues raised by the Philippine National Police (PNP). As we said previously, we are always open...

DILG expresses dismay on "Ang Probinsyano's" portrayal of the Police organization

November 19, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo M. Año expressed his dismay over the portrayal of the Philippine National Police (PNP) head and personnel in the teleserye Ang Probinsiyano that airs on ABS CBN.

"I am dismayed on how "Ang Probinsyano" depicts the PNP organization. They are intentionally sending a wrong message to the public which is demoralizing the ranks of...

DILG siniguro sa EU emissaries ang payapa at bukas na pagdaraos ng halalan sa 2019

November 16, 2018

Tiniyak ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa mga miyembro ng European Union (EU) Exploratory Mission ang pagdaraos ng payapa at bukas na halalan sa 2019.

Ginawa ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang pahayag kasunod ng pagbisita ng EU emissaries sa DILG Central Office para sa posibleng observer mission para mag-assess sa sitwasyon ng papalapit na paghahanda sa eleksyon...

Federalism may help iron out traffic in Metro Manila

November 15, 2018

Federalism will help fix the traffic woes of Metro Manila.

According to the Institute of Political and Electoral Reforms (IPER) Executive Director Ramon Casiple, a federal setup would give the regional governor enough power to help solve the problem of heavy traffic in the National Capital Region.

“Ang traffic problem ng NCR, mapagtutuunan na 'yan ng governor ng NCR. Kung binaba mo ang...

DILG assures EU emissaries of peaceful, transparent 2019 midterm polls

November 15, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) assured the members of European Union (EU) Exploratory Mission of a peaceful and transparent conduct of 2019 midterm elections.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año made this statement following the visit of EU emissaries at the DILG Central Office for a possible observer mission to assess the situation of the upcoming elections preparation...

DILG sa mga pamahalaang lokal: Maghanda para sa mas matinding SGLG criteria

November 14, 2018

Mas mataas pa sa kasalukuyang "all-in" na pamantayan para sa Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) ang dapat asahan ng mga pamahalaang lokal ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) tungo sa patuloy na pag-unlad ng antas ng pamamahala.

"Patuloy ang pagtaas ng pamatayan ng SGLG habang ating hinahangad na makapag-alay nang pinakamataas na antas ng paglilingkod sa ating mga...

DILG to LGUs: Brace for tougher SGLG criteria

November 13, 2018

Local government units (LGUs) should brace themselves for tougher Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) standards as the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is considering to raise its "all-in" criteria a notch higher for more improved local governance.

"We can only go up from here. The SGLG Awards will continue to raise its standards as we aim to provide the best service to...