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Dalawampung libong katao makikilahok sa DILG TAKBO PARA SA KALIKASAN tungo sa rehabilitasyon ng Manila Bay

April 29, 2019

Bilang pagpapatuloy ng hangarin tungo sa malinis at ligtas na Manila Bay, higit sa 20,000 katao ang makikilahok sa fun run sa pangunguna ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa Linggo, Abril 28 upang mas humikayat nang matibay na aksyon sa pagpapanumbalik ng look.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang fun run na may temang "DILG TAKBO PARA SA KALIKASAN", ay...

20,000 runners to join DILG Takbo Para sa Kalikasan for Manila Bay rehab

April 29, 2019

As the government’s plight for a cleaner and safer Manila Bay continues, around 20,000 runners will join a fun run led by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Sunday, April 28 to rally strengthened calls for actions over the bay’s rehabilitation.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the fun run, dubbed “DILG Takbo Para sa Kalikasan”, aims to...

DILG pinaalalahan ang incumbent local officials na maging patas sa paggawad ng permit sa political rallies sa panahon ng kampanya

April 25, 2019

Dalawang linggo bago matapos ang kampanya, pinaalalahanan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga nakaupong alkalde ng mga lungsod at bayan na maging patas sa pagbibigay ng permit para sa mga political rally para sa eleksyon ngayong taon.

"Lumaban kayo nang patas. Huwag nating ipagkait sa mga botante ang pagkakataong lubos na makilala ang kanilang mga kandidato na...

Statement of the DILG on the dismissal of Mayor Cicero Cawaling of Malay, Aklan from office

April 25, 2019

We thank the Ombudsman, Justice Samuel R. Martires, for acting with dispatch on the complaint filed by the DILG against local government officials of Malay, Aklan for the environmental degradation and mismanagement of Boracay Island.

Let this serve as a warning to all local officials that the DILG under the leadership of Secretary Eduardo M. Año will not tolerate abuse and misconduct...

DILG reminds incumbent local officials to ‘play fair’, exercise neutrality in granting permits for political rallies in 2019 elex campaign period

April 25, 2019

With only two weeks left before the campaign period wraps up, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds incumbent city and municipal mayors “to play fair” in issuing permits to conduct political rallies for the 2019 midterm election period.

“Play a fair game. Let us not deprive voters the chance to get to know their candidates to help them decide...

DILG ipinataw ang dismissal order ng Mayor ng Malay, Aklan bunga ng krisis sa Boracay

April 25, 2019

Pinatawan ng dismissal order ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) si Malay, Aklan Mayor Cicero S. Cawaling at ang licensing officer ng bayan bunga ng grave misconduct at iba pang paglabag na nagdulot ng krisis sa Boracay.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang dismissal order ay ipinataw kasunod ng desisyon ng Ombudsman na nagpatunay na nagkasala sina...

DILG serves Ombudsman dismissal order to Malay, Aklan mayor over Boracay woes

April 25, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday served a dismissal order against Malay, Aklan Mayor Cicero S. Cawaling and the town’s licensing officer for grave misconduct and other offenses that led to Boracay’s environmental crisis.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the dismissal order was implemented in connection with an Ombudsman decision which...

After quakes rock Luzon and Visayas, DILG to LGUs: Inspect all buildings in your areas to ensure public safety

April 24, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is enjoining all local government units (LGUs) in earthquake-affected areas to immediately inspect all buildings in their respective jurisdictions to ensure public safety after a 6.1-magnitude quake jolted parts of Luzon on Monday afternoon followed by a 6.2-magnitude tremor that rocked San Julian, Eastern Samar on Tuesday afternoon.

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Año lauds CODIX for bagging Wind Vane Award

April 22, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año lauds the Central Office Disaster Information Coordinating Center (DILG CODIX) for bagging this year’s prestigious Wind Vane Award during the 69th World Meteorological Day and 154th National Meteorological Day recently.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the Wind Vane Award is a fitting recognition to CODIX...

DILG bans ‘epal’ local gov’t officials, politicians during payouts of national government programs

April 22, 2019

As the election campaign heats up, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has prohibited all local elective officials and politicians in general from attending payouts of national government programs and activities.

Huwag po tayong magpa-epal sa mga proyekto ng gobyerno lalo na ngayong panahon ng kampanya. The Code of Conduct of Government Officials requires public...

DILG itinaas sa full-alert status ang PNP, BFP at BJMP ngayong Mahal na Araw

April 22, 2019

Patuloy ang pagtiyak sa seguridad ng mga mamamayan sa Semana Santa ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) matapos nitong himukin ang mga pamahalaang lokal, Philippine National (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) at Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) na paigtingin ang security measures ngayong Linggo.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang...

DILG places PNP, BFP and BJMP on full alert status during Holy Week

April 17, 2019

There will be no lull time in securing the people during the Holy Week according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) as it rallies local government units (LGUs), the Philippine National (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) to implement stringent security measures during the observance of the Lenten Season.

DILG...

DILG itinampok ang mas pinatinding Seal of Good Local Governance ngayong 2019

April 15, 2019

Upang makuha ang Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG), kailangang mas magsikap ang mga pamahalaang lokal sapagkat itinampok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mas pinatinding 'All-in criteria' para sa taong 2019.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang SGLG 2019 ay 'refined version' ng 'All-in' na criteria ng nakaraang taon na binubuo ng mga mas...

DILG banners upscaled criteria for Seal of Good Local Governance this year

April 15, 2019

Local government units (LGUs) will have to work even harder to get the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) award as the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) banners a 'polished and redefined All-in criteria' for the SGLG this 2019.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the SGLG 2019 will be a refined version of last year's 'All-in' requirements composing of specific...

DILG: Pagkakasama ng Pilipinas sa US State Dep't advisory kuwestiyonable

April 15, 2019

Walang dapat ipag-alala ang mga dayuhan sapagkat patuloy ang pagbaba ng kaso ng kidnapping sa bansa ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), matapos makasama ang Pilipinas sa nilabas ng US State Department na listahan ng mga bansang may mataas na posibilidad ng kidnapping.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na patuloy ang pagbaba ng kaso ng kidnapping sa bansa...

DILG: Inclusion of PH in US State Dep't advisory questionable

April 15, 2019

Foreigners in the country have no reason to be alarmed as kidnapping cases continue to decrease according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), questioning the US State Department list naming the Phillipines one of the countries with high kidnapping risk.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that kidnapping cases in the country have been steadily in a downward trend in...

DILG: Use DevLIVE mobile app to give feedback on local infra projects

April 12, 2019

Giving feedback on local infrastructure projects has just gotten easy and techy.

This is made possible through the Development LIVE or DevLIVE mobile application developed by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año encourages citizens in the country to install the DevLIVE app that allows...

DILG ikinagalak ang pagpapasya ng Korte Suprema na ibatay ang IRA ng mga pamahalaang lokal sa national taxes

April 11, 2019

Ikinagalak ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pagpapasya ng Korte Suprema na ang internal revenue allotment (IRA) ng mga pamahalaang ay ibabatay sa pangkalahatan at pambansang koleksyon ng buwis at hindi lamang mula sa national internal revenue taxes.

"Kami ay nagagalak sa desisyon ng Korte Suprema sapagkat binibigyang-buhay nito ang mandato ng Konstitusyon na ang...

DILG welcomes SC final ruling that LGU's IRA should be based on all national taxes

April 11, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the Supreme Court (SC) final ruling declaring that local government units (LGUs) are entitled to internal revenue allotments (IRA) based on the collections of all national taxes and not just from national internal revenue taxes.

“We are pleased with the decision of the SC since it gives life to the Constitutional...

DILG bibigyan ang PNP ng matibay na ligal na depensa sa naganap na engkuwentro sa Negros Oriental

April 2, 2019

Magbibigay ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ng matibay na ligal na depensa para sa puwersa ng Philippine National Police (PNP) na kasama sa ilang operasyon sa Negros Oriental na nagresulta sa pagkapatay ng 14 na hinihinalang komunistang rebelde at pagkaaresto ng 12 iba pa.

“Aalalayan ng Kagawaran ang aming police officers at bibigyan namin sila ng matibay na...

DILG to provide best legal defense to PNP for Negros Oriental shoot-out

April 2, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will provide the best legal defense for the Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel who took part in several police operations in Negros Oriental that resulted in the killing of 14 suspected communist rebels and the arrest of some 12 others.

“We stand by our police officers and we will provide them with the best legal defense...

DILG rallies LGUs to support the nationwide measles vaccination campaign

April 1, 2019

Following President Rodrigo Duterte's appeal to the public to have children vaccinated, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) rallies local government units (LGUs) to be proactive partners in the conduct of nationwide immunization campaign to address the measles outbreak.

"The measles outbreak was fueled by a scare which can be corrected through intensive information...

DILG hinikayat ang mga pamahalaang lokal na suportahan ang pambansang kampanya sa pagbabakuna laban sa tigdas

April 1, 2019

Matapos ang panawagan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa publiko na pabakunahan ang mga bata, hinimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga pamahalaang lokal na maging aktibong katuwang sa pagsasagawa ng pambansang kampanya sa pagbabakuna upang mapigilan ang paglaganap ng tigdas.

"Ang paglaganap ng tigdas ay bunga ng takot at maaari itong itama sa pamamagitan ng...

DILG lauds LGUs for declaring CPP-NPA-NDF persona non grata, encourages others to do the same

March 29, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauds the growing number of local government units (LGUs) that have declared the Communist Party of the Philippines-National People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) as persona non grata and encourages others to do the same.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that LGUs declaring CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata is a...

DILG commends Northern Samar cops for repulsing NPA attack

March 28, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has commended the 15 policemen who defended their police station in Victoria, Northern Samar from around 50 fully-armed communist terrorist rebels on Thursday and turning it into a tactical victory by inflicting casualties on the enemy.

“Despite being outnumbered by the attacking communist terrorists, these brave police officers...

DILG, Liga ng mga Pamahalaang Lokal nagpaalala sa mga kandidato na tutulan ang pangingikil ng NPA sa panahon ng pangangampanya

March 28, 2019

Pinaaalalahanan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), kasama ang Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP), ang mga kandidato sa 2019 Midterm Elections na huwag magpadala sa pangingikil ng New People's Army (NPA) sa paparating na panahon ng lokal na pangangampanya.

Sa isang joint press statement ng DILG at ULAP, sinabi nilang "pinaaalalahanan ang lahat ng mga...

DILG welcomes promotion of JCSupt Iral as BJMP OIC, six other jail officials as new Jail Chief Superintendents

March 28, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the promotion of Jail Chief Superintendent Allan S. Iral as the new Officer-In-Chief of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) as well as six other Jail officials as the Bureau’s new Jail Chief Superintendents.

“I have come to know Chief Allan Iral as a man of competence... This is a grand...

DILG, League of LGUs remind candidates to not give in to NPA extortion during local campaign period

March 27, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), together with the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP), reminds candidates for the 2019 Midterm Elections to not give in to New People's Army's (NPA) extortion scheme during local campaign period.

In a joint press statement, DILG and ULAP "remind all candidates running for public office in the 2019 election that...

Año orders relief of 3 high-ranking cops for allegedly running P2 billion GenSan investment scam

March 26, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año has directed PNP Chief PDG Oscar Albayalde to immediately relieve from their posts three (3) high ranking police officers of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 for their alleged involvement in an investment scam reportedly amounting to almost P2-billion.

Año said this is necessary to prevent them from possibly...

DILG directs governors, mayors to create Local Governance Transition Team for proper turnover after midterm polls

March 26, 2019

With the upcoming campaign period for elective local government officials starting March 30 for the midterm polls on May 13, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is requiring all incumbent governors and mayors to create a Local Governance Transition Team not later than April 8.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that it is imperative to prepare for an effective turnover...