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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...

DILG pinarangalan ang 74 LGUs, regional personnel dahil sa kapuri-puring PCF performance, hinamon ang mga awardees na paunlarin ang kabuhayan ng mga mamamayan

November 12, 2018

Bahagi ng patuloy na pag-ani ng mabuting lokal na pamamahala, pinarangalan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa ginanap na PCF summit sa The Sulu Riviera Hotel sa Quezon City ang 74 local government units (LGUs) at ilang DILG Regional Field Personnel sa buong bansa dahilan sa kapuri-puring pagpapatupad sa Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) projects.

Hinamon ni DILG...

Mayors' league supports federal shift

November 12, 2018

The 1,489-strong League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) believes that federalism will help local chief executives (LCEs) develop their own areas and offers its support for the government’s campaign for a federal shift.

"Bilang presidente ng LMP, sinusuportahan ko ang pederalismo… Lahat ng mga punong-bayan sa Pilipinas ay sumusuporta sa pederalismo. Maganda kasi ang...

DILG awards 74 LGUs, regional personnel for exemplary PCF performance, challenges awardees to uplift lives of people

November 12, 2018

As part of its continuing harvest of good local governance, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) awards a total of 74 local government units (LGUs) and key DILG Regional Field Personnel nationwide for their exemplary performance in championing their respective Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) projects during the PCF Summit held recently at The Sulu Riviera Hotel in Quezon...

DILG asks Manila barangay chairman who mauled teenager to surrender

November 9, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año urges a Manila barangay chairman and his personnel who were allegedly involved in mauling a 16-year-old youth in Sta. Cruz, Manila to surface and yield to authorities.

Año says Chairman Felipe Jr. Falcon of Barangay 350, City of Manila should be “man enough to face the consequences of his actions.”

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DILG lauds PNP/AFP for the arrest of Vic Ladlad

November 9, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauds the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the arrest of CPP Central Committee Member Vicente 'Vic' Ladlad, and two other suspects, for illegal possession of firearms.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the arrest proves that no one, whatever your status is in the society, is...

DILG: Creation of IATF signals strong commitment of PRRD to federalism

November 8, 2018

The birth of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Federalism and Constitutional Reform signals President Rodrigo Duterte’s full commitment to federalism, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“As the head agency tasked by President Duterte to advocate for federalism, we are happy with the creation of the interagency task force. This is clear...

Federalism will give MIMAROPA region bigger responsibilities in protecting El Nido and other tourism sites

November 7, 2018

Under a federal setup, the regional government of MIMAROPA (Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) will have bigger responsibilities in protecting and developing its own tourist attractions, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya says the region and local government units (LGUs)...

More college graduates under federalism - Concom

October 31, 2018

There will be more college graduates in the Philippines once the country federalizes, according to the members of the Consultative Committee (Concom).

In the Concom’s draft Bayanihan Federal Constitution, basic education is a demandable right which all Filipinos are entitled to.

Tuition fees, school infrastructures, books, teachers’ salaries, and electricity will be shouldered by...