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DILG calls for a uniform price of COVID-19 RT PCR swab test

October 2, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is pushing for a standard price for the Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) or swab test for COVID-19.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said the least the health services industry could do is to make the RT-PCR test affordable by lowering and standardizing its price so more people can avail for themselves of the swab...

Emergency hotline 911 fully operational na -- DILG

October 1, 2020

Ipinahayag ngayong Miyerkules, Sept. 30, 2020 ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año na puwede nang tawagan at operational na ang Philippine Emergency Hotline 911 matapos na ito ay pansamantalang nagbawas ng operasyon dahil sa mga ilang emergency communicators na tinamaan ng Covid-19.

Pinasalamatan din ni Año ang publiko sa kanilang pang-unawa sa...

DILG: PH Emergency Hotline 911 now fully operational

September 30, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced today that the Philippine Emergency Hotline 911 has resumed full operation after a brief hiatus after several of its Emergency Telecommunicators were infected with COVID-19.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año thanked the public for their kind understanding of the problems faced by the Emergency 911 Hotline. “Malugod pong...

DILG hinikayat ang mga LGU na iendorso ang mga mild at asymptomatic na pasyente sa mga Oplan Kalinga hotels at quarantine facilities

September 29, 2020

Inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga lokal na pamahalaan ng Kalakhang Maynila na idulog ang mga mild at asymptomatic na pasyente sa mga Oplan Kalinga hotels at quarantine facilities kung puno na ang kanilang isolation facilities, sapagka’t mayroon nang 4,000 bakanteng mga kama mula nang tumaas ang bilang ng mga gumaling at nakalabas na mula sa mga...

DILG urges LGUs to endorse mild and asymptomatic patients to Oplan Kalinga hotels and quarantine facilities

September 28, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is enjoining all Metro Manila local government units (LGUs) to endorse mild and asymptomatic patients to Oplan Kalinga hotels and quarantine facilities if their local isolation facilities are already full since there are 4,000 beds now available due to the increase in discharges or recoveries in the past weeks.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M....

DILG: 21 RT-PCR na laboratoryong pinatatakbo ng mga LGU binuksan na

September 28, 2020

Dalawampu’t isang Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) na laboratoryong pinatatakbo ng mga local government units ang binuksan na at tumutugon sa mga pangangailangan ng kanilang mga nasasakupan at pinabubuti ang pambansang kakayahan para magsuri ng COVID-19.

Masayang tinanggap ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang...

DILG: 21 LGU-run RT-PCR Laboratories now fully operational

September 28, 2020

Twenty-one (21) Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) laboratories run by local government units (LGUs) are now operational and serving the needs of their constituents significantly helping improve the country’s overall testing capacity for COVID-19.

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año welcomed this development and...

DILG tuloy pa rin ang pagtanggap ng aplikasyon para sa 50,000 contact tracers

September 25, 2020

Inalis na ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang deadline sa pagtanggap ng mga contact tracers at sa halip ay itutuloy ito hanggang makaipon ng 50,000 bilang bahagi ng kampanya upang maitaas ang antas ng contact tracing sa bansa.

Ayon kay DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya na patuloy na tatanggap ang kanilang mga provincial at city field offices ng mga...

ASEAN Senior Officials commit to stronger regional collaboration to address new forms of transnational crime

September 25, 2020

Cognizant on the emergence of new forms of transnational crime amid the COVID-19 pandemic, 64 senior officials from the 10 member countries of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has committed to stronger regional collaboration to end people smuggling, illicit trafficking of wildlife and timber on top of their existing areas of cooperation on transnational crimes in the...

STATEMENT OF GEN. EDUARDO M AÑO (RET) RE: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT’S RESOLUTION ON PH DRUG WAR

September 24, 2020

Statement of
GEN EDUARDO M AÑO (RET)
Secretary, Department of the Interior and Local Government

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT’S RESOLUTION ON PH DRUG WAR

We at the Department of the Interior and Local Government appreciate the concern shown by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the alleged human rights violations in the government’s drive against illegal drugs in the...

DILG adopts continuous hiring in filling up the 50,000 slots for Contact Tracers

September 24, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government will do away with deadlines but instead is adopting the continuous hiring system until it has hired at least 50,000 contact tracers as part of its efforts to ramp up contact tracing in the country.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that all DILG provincial and city field offices will continue to accept applications...

DILG: Philippine hosting of 20th ASEAN SOMTC tackles trafficking in persons, regional cooperation during COVID-19 pandemic

September 24, 2020

As part of the unified quest to fully defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine hosting of the 20th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC) held today tackles trafficking in persons and other areas of regional cooperation, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the growing challenges and new...

DILG pinabilis ang pagkuha ng police clearance sa 186 PNP stations sa buong bansa

September 24, 2020

Ang publiko ay makakaranas na ng mas pinabilis at pinahusay na proseso ng police clearance sa 186 istasyon ng pulis sa buong bansa sa paglunsad ng National Police Clearance System (NPCS), ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, ang online NPCS ay isang malaking hakbang tungo sa pag-iwas sa krimen at sa kapayapaan lalo ngayong...

DILG: Faster processing of police clearance now possible in some 186 PNP stations nationwide

September 23, 2020

The public can now enjoy faster and more efficient transactions of their police clearance applications in some 186 police stations nationwide with the rollout of the National Police Clearance System (NPCS), according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the online NPCS is a great leap towards crime prevention and peace in the...

DILG to CIDG: Investigate “Flatten the Fear” event, reminds public to follow minimum health standards

September 23, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed the Philippine National Police - Crime Detection and Investigation Group (PNP-CIDG) to investigate the “Flatten the Fear” event held by the so-called Concerned Doctors and Citizens of the Philippines (CDCPh) which seeks to end all community restrictions and lockdowns in the country despite the on-going global...

DILG: Bukas ang deadline sa application ng nais maging contact tracer

September 22, 2020

Hanggang bukas na lang puwedeng mag-apply ang mga nais maging aplikante ng contact tracers sa lahat ng provincial at city field offices ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa buong bansa.

Binigyan ng authority ang DILG sa ilalim ng Bayanihan to Recover as One Act o Bayanihan 2 Law na kumuha ng 50,000 contact tracers upang palakasin ang programa ng contact tracing ng...

DILG: Tomorrow is the deadline of application for contact tracers

September 22, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will accept applications for contact tracers until tomorrow in all its provincial and city field offices nationwide. The DILG was earlier authorized under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or Bayanihan 2 Law to hire at least 50,000 contact tracers to ramp up the government’s contact tracing program.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M....

DILG: Crime rate bumaba ng 46.66% sa gitna ng pandemya, hinimok ang mga makakaliwa at mga kritko na huwag magpakalat ng fake news

September 22, 2020

Iniulat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na ang index crime volume sa buong bansa ay bumaba ng 46.66% mula noong umpisa ng COVID-19 pandemic, taliwas sa sinabi ng mga grupong komunista na ang mga namatay sa drug war ng pamahalaan ay dumami sa panahon ng pandemya.

Hinikayat ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang mga makakaliwa na tumigil na sa pagkakalat ng fake news...

DILG: Crime down by 46.66% amid COVID-19 pandemic, urges leftists and critics to stop spreading fake news

September 22, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said that the index crime volume nationwide actually went down by 46.66% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic rebutting claims by Leftist groups that deaths from the government anti-drug campaign allegedly increased during the pandemic.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año urged the Leftists to stop spreading fake news about this alleged...

DILG binalaan ang mga LGUs at publiko sa isang impostor na nagpapakilalang mataas na opisyal ng DILG

September 21, 2020

Binalaan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ngayong linggo ang mga local goverernment units tungkol sa isang modus operandi kung saan may mga impostor na nagpapakilalang mataas na opisyal ng DILG para makapag-scam o makakuha ng pabor at mangilil ng pera sa mga biktimang LGUs nito.

Sinabi ni DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya na nakatanggap sila ng mga...

DILG warns LGUs and the public of impostors posing as DILG officials

September 20, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government today warned all Local Government Units nationwide of a modus operandi where impostors pretend to be DILG senior officials in an apparent scam to solicitor favors or extort money from LGUs.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said they have been receiving numerous reports from local chief executives that they have received...

DILG LAUDS SC RULING REJECTING PLEA FOR COVID-19 MASS TESTING

September 17, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government on Thursday lauded the Supreme Court ruling rejecting the plea of a group seeking to compel the DILG and other government agencies to conduct free COVID-19 mass testing.

DILG Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said the High Court’s 13-1-1 vote denying the petition for mandamus was a “breath of fresh air” that should put an end to...

DILG, DOH ink partnership with private sector, launch female celeb as Ambassador of BIDA ang May Disiplina campaign to fight vs COVID-19

September 16, 2020

In the quest for positive behavior change towards defeating the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Health (DOH) will formally ink their partnership with the private sector and celebrity ambassadors of the BIDA ang May Disiplina: Solusyon sa COVID-19 national advocacy campaign on today, September 16.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año...

DILG sang-ayon sa hakbang ng JTF COVID Shield tungkol sa online reporting ng paglabag sa quarantine

September 15, 2020

Sinang-ayunan at idinepensa ng Department of the Interior ang Local Government (DILG) ang hakbang ng Joint Task Force COVID Sheild na hikayatin ang mga netizens na i-report ang mga violators ng quarantine protocols sa kanilang facebook page upang ma-monitor ito ng PNP sa pamamagitan ng social media.

Pinapurihan ni DILG Secretary Eduardo Año ang naturang hakbang na aniya ay "nagtutulak sa...

DILG welcomes JTF COVID Shield move for online reporting of quarantine violations

September 14, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomed and defended the move of the Joint Task Force COVID Shield, inviting netizens to report violations of quarantine protocols through its official Facebook page and for the PNP to monitor quarantine violations through social media.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año commended the move saying that “it encourages citizen...

Sa paglagda ng Bayanihan 2, magsisimula nang mag-hire ang DILG ng 50,000 contact tracers

September 14, 2020

Sisimulan bukas ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang recruitment, hiring, at pagsasanay ng hindi bababa sa 50,000 na mga contact tracers sa buong bansa upang mapalakas ang contact tracing program ng bansa kasunod ng paglagda ng Pangulo sa “Bayanihan to Recover as One Act” o Bayanihan 2 Law.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang karagdagang 50,000...

With the approval of Bayanihan 2, DILG begins hiring 50,000 contact tracers

September 14, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will start tomorrow the recruitment, hiring, and training of at least 50,000 contact tracers nationwide to significantly ramp-up the country’s contact tracing program following the signing by the President of the “Bayanihan to Recover as One Act” or Bayanihan 2 Law.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the...

89 Barangay Chairperson sinuspinde ng DILG dahil sa mga anomalya sa SAP

September 14, 2020

Walumput-siyam (89) na barangay chairpersons ang pinatawan ng anim na buwang preventive suspension ng Office of the Ombudsman matapos silang sampahan ng reklamo ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) dahil sa mga anomalya at iregularidad sa pamamahagi ng unang ayuda ng Social Amelioration Program (SAP).

Inatasan ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang mga mayor ng mga punong...

DILG defends Manila Bay Clean-up and Rehabilitation; calls criticism misplaced

September 12, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) came to the defense of the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)’s project placing crushed dolomites to beautify and rehabilitate a stretch of Manila Bay’s shoreline, close to the Baywalk strip along Roxas Boulevard, following claims of opposition groups that it is a potential health hazard.

DILG...

DILG: 89 Punong Barangays nationwide suspended over SAP Tranche 1 anomalies

September 12, 2020

Some 89 Punong Barangays across the country have been placed on six-month preventive suspension by the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) following the filing of complaints by the Department of the Interior and Local Government against the said barangay officials for anomalies and irregularities involving the implementation of the first tranche of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP).

DILG...