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Roxas underscores contribution of IT-BPO sector to Philippine Economy: Predicts Brighter Future for the Industry

October 20, 2014

DILG Secretary Mar Roxas praised and emphasized the immense contribution to the Philippine economy of the IT-BPO industry and projected greater room for growth and expansion in the Sector.

Speaking before the International IT-BPM Summit organized by the IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) , the Secretary said, “All of you present here today are the co-authors...

Roxas to Albayanos: National, Local Governments Monitoring Mayon

October 13, 2014

Interior and Local Government Sec. Mar Roxas joined six other national government officials in visiting Albay province.

Roxas went to Albay following Albay Gov. Joey Salceda’s report on the possible eruption of Mayon volcano.

“Sinisiguro natin ang kundisyon ng 54,900 evacuees lalo na ang pagkain nila. Kahapon umalis ng Maynila ang mga truck na naglalaman ng unang bahagi ng...

DILG-LGA convenes "Forum on Asean Economic Integration: The Role of Local Governments"

October 13, 2014

(11 October 2014, Pasay City) – Over 500 attendees gathered during the two-day “Forum on ASEAN Economic Integration: The Role of Local Governments” held from 10-11 October, at the Heritage Hotel, Pasay City. Organized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) through its training arm, the Local Government Academy, the event was conducted to support local...

CARAGA, NorMin barangays, church intensify campaign against corruption through UBAS

October 13, 2014

‘Though shall not steal'.

This was the collective message echoed by barangay and religious leaders in Region 10 (Northern Mindanao) and Region 13 (Caraga) as they joined the government’s campaign to stop corruption and help improve the lives of the people through the Ugnayan ng Barangay at Simbahan (UBAS).

A memorandum of agreement formalizing the partnership between the...

Roxas to Albayanos: "Hindi namin kayo iiwanan"

October 10, 2014

Interior and Local Government Sec. Mar Roxas urges Albayanos to trust the national government to lead them through the crisis they are facing now as they brace for the expected eruption of Mount Mayon.

Roxas earlier said he immediately briefed President Aquino about the needs of Albayanos after gathering data about the situation in the province. He also announced that the President already...

Roxas Assures Albayanos of National Government Assistance

October 9, 2014

Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas expressed the national government’s readiness to provide assistance to the province of Albay in the wake of the expected eruption of Mayon Volcano.

Roxas made the statement during a meeting attended by Albay Governor Joey Salceda, Secretaries Dinky Soliman of the Dept. of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Bro. Armin Luistro of...

Statement of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas

October 8, 2014

SILG Mar Roxas today announced that he accepted the recommendations of National Capital Region Police Office Head, Police Director Carmelo Valmoria and as favorably endorsed by Police Director General Alan Purisima for the appointments of the following:

1) PSSupt. Joel D. Pagdilao for District Director, Quezon City,

2) PSSupt. Rolando Z. Nana for District Director, Manila Police...

Roxas to Barangay Execs: Help Curb Police, Government Corruption

October 7, 2014

Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas today urged barangay leaders nationwide to actively participate in the efforts of the national government to effectively implement the Daang Matuwid program.

“Napakahalaga na kayo bilang barangay officials ay maging kabahagi ng prosesong ito kasi alam ninyo kung ano ang reklamo ng mga kababayan ninyo. Puwede kayong maging taga-paghatid...

Vanity Posters sa Kampo Krame, Ipinagbawal ni Roxas

October 2, 2014

Ipinagbawal na ni Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas ang paglalagay ng mga tarpaulin na naglalaman ng mga pagbati hinggil sa iba't-ibang kaganapan sa Philippine National Police (PNP) tulad ng mga anibersaryo na aniya ay mga vanity posters sa may gate ng Kampo Krame.

Ayon kay Roxas, mas mabuti pang ilagay doon at sa iba pang mga lugar na nakikita ng publiko ang accomplishments...

Roxas welcomes Gold Award granted to the Philippines for the GPB

September 30, 2014

Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas expressed elation over the Gold Open Government Award for Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) granted to the Philippines during the recent Inaugural Open Government Partnership Awards at the United Nations Head Quarters in New York City.

The country was recognized for its outstanding efforts to deepen citizen engagement in the budget...

Roxas Gives Commendation to the Heroes of the Zamboanga Siege

September 29, 2014

Interior and Local Government Sec. Mar Roxas on September 29, 2014, commended 39 individuals who died defending Zamboanga during the Zamboanga Siege in September, 2013.

During the "Commemoration of Victory of the Zamboanga Siege", Roxas gave them recognition for their heroism in defending Zamboanga against Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) forces. They include 20 members of the Armed...

Kabayanihan ng Pulis na Namatay sa Pagtupad ng Tungkulin Kinilala - Roxas

September 28, 2014

Kinilala ngayong araw ni Interior at Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas ang katapatan sa serbisyo at kabayanihan na ibinigay ni SPO4 Hector Laceda sa Philippine National Police.

Ginawa ni Roxas ang pagkilala at pasasalamat sa maraming taon ng katapatan ni Laceda sa police service sa harap ng kanyang pamilya at mga kaibigan sa mismong lamay nito sa Marian Chapel sa Marikina.

"Napakalungkot...

TIPSTERS welcome sa lifestyle check sa PNP - Roxas

September 27, 2014

Hinikayat ni Interior at Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas ang mamamayan at ang buong komunidad na makiisa sa ginagawang lifestyle check ng National Police Commission (Napolcom) Internal Affairs Service (IAS) at Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) sa hanay ng Philippine National Police (PNP).

“Napakahalaga ng tulong ng ating kababayan, kung meron silang napupuna na isang pamumuhay na...

Statement of Honorable Secretary Mar Roxas on the Arrest of Gun-for-Hire Leader Raymond Mangali

September 27, 2014

"Pinupuri natin at sinasaluduhan ang mga operatiba ng Criminal Investigation at Detection Group (CIDG) ng NCRPO Command at Northern Police District (NPD) - Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team na magkatuwang na naghain ng Warrant of Arrest laban sa lider ng sindikatong Gun-for-Hire sa Navotas City kaninang umaga.

Hati ang pakiramdam natin sa pagkaka-resulba sa kaso nitong si Raymond...

BIR, OMBUDSMAN, DILG magsasanib puwersa sa pagpapatupad ng lifestyle check - Roxas

September 27, 2014

Pinasalamatan ni Interior at Local Goverment Secretary Mar Roxas si Senador Fracis "Chiz" Escudero, chairman ng Senate Committee on Finance sa pag-apruba nito sa P104.571 bilyong panukalang budget na inihain ng DILG at attached agencies nito para sa fiscal year 2015.

Inihayag naman ni Roxas sa budget briefing sa Senado na pinalalakas ng tuluyan ng National Police Commision (Napolcom) ang mga...

Senate Committee Approves DILG's P104.57B 2015 Budget

September 25, 2014

Interior Sec. Mar Roxas yesterday successfully defended the Dept. of the Interior and Local Government's proposed P104.57B 2015 budget before the Senate committee on finance chaired by Sen. Francis 'Chiz' Escudero.

Of the amount, P16B will go the local government sector while P88B are allotted for the interior sector.

However, Escudero reminded Roxas to submit the documents they required...

Government Assistance sa Mamamayan ng Benguet, Baguio at Laoag tiniyak ni Roxas

September 23, 2014

Nagsagawa ng pagbisita at inspeksyon si Interior at Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas kahapon sa Benguet Province at Laoag sa Ilocos na dalawa sa mga lalawigan sa bansa na dinaanan ng Bagyong Mario.

Gaya ng kautusan ng Pangulong PNoy, ipinaabot ni Roxas ang pakikisimpatiya ng pambansang pamahalaan sa lahat ng nasalanta ni Mario sa Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) at Region...

Roxas seeks KOMPRe's Help in Monitoring GPP Funds

September 23, 2014

Interior and Local Government Sec. Mar Roxas yesterday sought the help of civil society in monitoring how local government officials spend public funds.

During the 1st Regional launching of the Koalisyon ng Mamamayan para sa Reporma (KOMPRe) at the De La Salle University Science Institute Campus in Bacoor, Cavite, Roxas explained that the government allots a total of P20B for local government...

Sustainability ng LGUs Patuloy na Isusulong – Roxas

September 23, 2014

Hinimok ni Interior at Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas ang mamamayan ng Region 4-A na huwag palampasin at sa halip ay samantalahin ang training na ibinibigay ng pamahalaan sa pamamagitan ng kanilang local goverment.

Ginawa ni Roxas ang paghikayat bilang paglilinaw sa kuwestiyon ng ilang kalahok sa public launching at conference ng Koalisyon ng Mamamayan Para sa Reporma (KOMPRe) Region...

Pagtugon ng LGUs, Nat'l Gov't sa mga Lugar at Pamilyang Biktima ni Mario Mabilis; Pagkain, Tubig Sapat - Roxas

September 22, 2014

Pinamunuan ni Interior at Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas ang inspeksyon sa mga lugar na higit na nasalanta ng Bagyong si Mario sa Metro Manila dala ang relief goods mula sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Maagang inikot ni Roxas ang mga evacuation centers para siguruhin ang maayos na kalagayan ng mga pamilyang inilikas at namigay ng relief goods para sa mga...

Roxas willing to undergo Lifestyle Check

September 18, 2014

Interior and Local Government Sec. Mar Roxas will require all police officers to undergo a lifestyle check.

In a press conference at Camp Crame, Roxas expressed his willingness to go through the lifestyle check, “Syempre hindi ko ilalabas itong Memo Circular na ito na hindi ako mismo kasama sa lifestyle check.”

He said under the law, all government officials and employees are...

Roxas, Metro Mayors join Hands to Combat Crimes

September 18, 2014

Interior and Local Government Sec. Mar Roxas today reached out with the Metro Manila Mayors in an effort to enjoin them in the anti-criminality efforts of the Philippine National Police to effectively curb peace and order issue in their respective local communities.

During a meeting with metro mayors, including Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino, Roxas said...

Mabilis na tugon ng DOJ sa kaso ng mga Pulis Hulidap Pinuri; Sibilyan hiniling na patuloy na maging Aktibo sa Pakikiisa - Roxas

September 17, 2014

Pinapurihan ni Interior at Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas ang mabilis na pagtugon ng Department of Justice (DOJ) sa kasong inihain ng Philippine National Police (PNP) laban sa mga pulis na suspek sa hulidap.

“Nagpapasalamat tayo kay Justice Secretary Leila De Lima at sa buong sangay ng DOJ dahil sa mabilis na pagdinig nila sa kaso laban sa mga uniformed officials na sangkot dito...

LGUs, Mamamayan na apektado ni Luis pinasalamatan sa pagiging Alerto – Roxas

September 15, 2014

Pinasalamatan ni Interior at Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas ang mga Local Government Units at mamamayan ng mga lugar na apektado ng Tropical Storm Luis sa alerto at maayos na preparasyon ng mga ito sa pagdating ng bagyo.

“Nagpapasalamat tayo sa kahandaang ginawa ng ating LGUs at maging sa kooperasyon ng ating mga kababayan dahil ngayon naging maagap na sila sa pakikipag-tulungan...

DILG, Church, Barangays Join Hands to form a "Circle of Integrity" for Meaningful Grassroots Participation in Government Projects

September 15, 2014

Forming a tripartite linkage of three influential groups, His Eminence Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle of the Roman Catholic Church and the leaders of, the Liga ng mga Barangay ng Pilipinas (LNB), and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today vowed to work together for a more engaged citizenry and inter-faith participation in governance.

The tripartite partnership called...

Kampanya kontra sa Krimen walang Sasantuhin - Roxas

September 9, 2014

“Wala tayong sasantuhin kapag pagpapatupad ng batas at kapakanan ng taong bayan ang nakataya,” ito ang pagbibigay diin ni Interior at Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas bilang reaksyon sa pagkaka-aresto ng isang aktibong police major na dawit sa insidente ng panunutok ng baril, carnapping at kidnapping sa Edsa-Mandaluyong noong nakaraang Lunes.

Kasabay nito pinapurihan ni Roxas...

DILG: Contractual, Job Order Personnel in LGUs may now become SSS Members

September 8, 2014

Good news for job order (JO) and contractual personnel working in local government units (LGUs) all over the country − they may now be covered under the Social Security System (SSS).

Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas said that this development is a result of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) recently signed between the DILG and the SSS, which aims to ensure the provision...

Roxas: Religious Groups to Monitor LGU Project Implementation

September 8, 2014

Soon, faith-based groups will be joining members of civil society organizations in monitoring the implementation of projects by local government units (LGUs) under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) to ensure transparency and accountability.

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will soon formalize partnership with various religious and faith-based groups...

Civil Society Kailangan sa Kampanya ng Gov't at PNP vs Krimen - Roxas

September 4, 2014

Inatasan ni Interior at Local Government Sec. Mar Roxas ang National Police Directorate at National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) Command na pag-aralan ang posibilidad na magkaroon ng opisyal na ugnayan ang PNP at civic organizations.

Ibinaba ni Roxas ang direktiba matapos ang ulat ni NCRPO Director Carmelo Valmoria na nagtala ng malaking pagbagsak ang insidente ng kriminalidad sa...

Roxas, Zubiri Unite against Illegal Drugs in Bukidnon

September 3, 2014

Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas and Bukidnon Governor Jose Ma. Zubiri have joined hands in the campaign against illegal drugs in the Province of Bukidnon.

This as Roxas, also the chairman of the National Police Commission (Napolcom), assured Zubiri of his all-out support to effectively stop the illegal drug activities in the province.

Roxas said the Aquino administration is...