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1,715 newly-elected govs, mayors to craft First 100 Days Plan and Executive Agenda

July 5, 2019

A total of 1,715 newly-elected local chief executives will undergo an orientation course on good local governance where they are expected to craft their First 100 Days Plan and Executive Agenda organized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) this July.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that the Orientation Course: Priming Leaders for Effective...

DILG sa mga LGU na nagdeklarang persona non grata ang CPP-NPA: Huwag magpapadala sa banta ng mga teroristang rebelde

July 5, 2019

Hinihimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga pamahalaang lokal na nagdeklara sa Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) bilang persona non grata (mga taong hindi welcome o malugod na tinatanggap sa lugar) na huwag magpapadala sa banta ng mga komunistang rebelde at maging matibay na kakampi ng pamahalaan upang wakasan ang armed conflict sa...

Do not succumb to CCP-NPA threats, DILG tells LGUs which declared NPAs persona non grata

July 4, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges local government units (LGUs) that declared the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP/NPA) as persona non grata “not to succumb to the terrorist group's threats and remain steadfast” in the government's drive to end armed conflict in the country in the face of growing threats from communist...

DILG: P11.714-B earmarked for local devt projects of 1,373 towns under AM Program

July 2, 2019

A total of P11.714-billion has been earmarked this year to finance local development projects in 1,373 municipalities across the country under the Assistance to Municipalities (AM) Program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the AM program will cover priority projects such as local access roads including drainage system;...

DILG to field officers: Be professional, ready to guide incoming local officials

July 1, 2019

With the assumption of a new set of local government officials yesterday, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) calls on its field officers to be professional and ready “to shepherd and guide” the new set of local officials to enable them to perform their tasks in their localities effectively.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that all City and Municipal...

Federalism, constitutional reforms remain key agenda of Duterte Administration - DILG

June 26, 2019

The Cabinet-level Inter-Agency Task Force on the Federalism and Constitutional Reform (IATF) led by Interior and Local Governments Secretary Eduardo Año is committed to helping President Rodrigo R. Duterte realize his dream of a federal Philippines and will work double time to inform the people of the merits of Federalism once the new Congress opens its session next month.

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DILG pinuri ang PNP sa mas mababang bilang ng krimen noong Mayo

June 18, 2019

Pinuri ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Philippine National Police (PNP) sa walang-puknat nitong pagkilos para sugpuin ang kriminalidad sa bansa matapos bumaba ng sampung porsiyento ang naitalang bilang ng krimen nitong nakaraang buwan ng Mayo.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, base sa datos ng PNP Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management,...

DILG sa mga Mayor: Ipawalang-bisa ang business permit ng Kapa

June 17, 2019

Matapos ipag-utos ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na ipatigil ang operasyon ng Kapa Community Ministry International inc., hinimok naman ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang lahat ng mayor ng lungsod at bayan na kanselahin at/o ipawalang-bisa ang business permit ng Kapa upang ilayo ang publiko sa paglagak ng kanilang pinaghirapang pera sa mapanlinlang na investment...

DILG to mayors: Revoke business permits of Kapa

June 17, 2019

Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to shut down the operations of Kapa Community Ministry International Inc., the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) enjoins all city and municipal mayors to cancel and/or revoke the business permits of Kapa “to prevent the public from being duped into investing their hard-earned money into an apparently fraudulent...

DILG lauds PNP for lower crime volume in May

June 17, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has lauded the Philippine National Police (PNP) for its unwavering commitment to curb criminality that resulted to a 10 percent decrease in the total crime volume in May this year.

Citing records from the PNP’s Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management, DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the total crime volume...

DILG to LGUs: Join 2nd nationwide quake drill on June 20, do infra audit

June 17, 2019

While the rainy season is expected to start this June, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is encouraging local government units (LGUs) to also tighten their preparations not only for the wet season but also earthquakes which strike with no warning.

DILG Spokesperson and Undersecretary Jonathan E. Malaya says that all governors, mayors, and punong barangays are urged to...

On Independence Day, DILG to youth, IPs, urban poor: Protect your freedom from leftist enemies of the state

June 13, 2019

As the nation celebrates the 121st anniversary of the Philippine Declaration of Independence on Wednesday, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año calls on all peace-loving Filipinos, particularly the youth, indigenous peoples (IPs), and urban poor, “to protect our freedom and shun recruitment of leftist enemies of the state who are behind...

Days before deadline, DILG reminds officials anew to submit SOCE

June 10, 2019

Just a few days before the deadline of filing of Statement of Contributions and Expenses (SOCE), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds anew local candidates who participated in the May 2019 midterm elections to file their SOCE not later than June 13.

Under the law, all candidates, including those who were not elected, self-funded, and those who withdrew their...

DILG promotes five BFP officials to General

June 10, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año promoted five Regional Directors (RDs) of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to the rank of Chief Superintendent equivalent to a one-star rank.

The newly-promoted officers are Chief Supt. Wilberto Rico Neil Ang Kwan Tiu, Chief Supt. Samuel Cataniag Tadeo, Chief Supt. Jorge Bacricio Fariñas, Chief Supt. Lindy...

DILG condemns killing of CAFGU member helping in Brigada Eskwela

June 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) condemns the killing of a member of the Citizens Armed Force Geographical Unit (CAFGU) who was participating in the Brigada Eskwela program in La Paz, Agusan Del Sur by alleged combatants of the New People’s Army (NPA).

Citing reports from the Philippine Army, DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that Felipe Amado, 42, was...

DILG directs LGUs to designate local Girl Scout coordinator

June 10, 2019

To promote the character development and enhance the leadership skills of young Filipino girls, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging city and municipal mayors to designate their local Girl Scout coordinators who will be on top of organizing Girl Scout programs for girls and young women in their localities.

“Girl scouting is important in instilling the...

STATEMENT OF DILG SECRETARY EDUARDO M. AÑO ON THE PROPOSED TEACHERS’ PAY HIKE

June 10, 2019

We in the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) trust in the sincerity and commitment of President Rodrigo Duterte and the Department of Education (DepEd) in addressing the clamor of public school teachers for a wage hike.

The Administration’s concern and commitment to our government employees, including the teachers, is unquestionable. The President himself recognizes...

DILG nagbababala sa mga pamahalaang lokal ukol sa pekeng Assistant Secretary

June 6, 2019

Nagbigay ng babala ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa mga pinuno ng mga pamahalaang lokal at publiko ukol sa isang indibidwal na nagpapakilalang Assistant Secretary upang makakuha ng pabor mula sa mga pamahalaang lokal sa Zamboanga Peninsula.

Pinangalanan ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang impostor bilang si Salvador Hussey Escarian II na iniulat na ipinakilala ang...

DILG nakikiisa sa apela ng Simbahan sa CPP/NPA/NDF na itigil na ang pag-atake sa Samar road project

June 6, 2019

Nakikiisa ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa Simbahang Katoliko sa apela nito sa New People's Army (NPA) na itigil ang mga pag-atake sa matagal nang hinihintay na Samar road project na kailangan upang mapaunlad ang Hilaga at Silangang Samar.

"Sinusuportahan ng DILG ang apela ng Simbahan sa NPA sa itigil ang mga pag-atake sa Samar Pacific Coastal Road Project....

DILG warns LGUs about fake Assistant Secretary

June 6, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) warns local government officials and the public of a certain individual who represents himself as an Assistant Secretary to secure favors or perks from local government units (LGUs) in the Zamboanga Peninsula region.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año identified the poseur as Salvador Hussey Escarian II who was reported to have introduced...

DILG sa CPP-NPA-NDF: Ihinto ang pagrecruit sa mga menor de edad, huwag isali ang mga kabataan sa digmaan

June 6, 2019

Kinokondena ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang mga komunista-teroristang grupo sa patuloy nilang pagre-recruit ng mga mag-aaral at out-of-school youth sa kanilang samahan upang labanan ang pamahalaan matapos mapatay ang ilang mga kabataang miyembro ng New People’s Army (NPA) sa mga engkwentro sa puwersa ng pamahalaan.

"Huwag ninyong...

DILG joins Church in appealing to CPP/NPA/NDF to stop attacks on vital Samar road project

June 4, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) joins the Catholic Church in appealing to the New People's Army (NPA) to stop its attacks on a long-awaited Samar road project needed to develop the provinces of Northern and Eastern Samar.

"The DILG supports the plea of the Church to the NPA for them to halt attacks on the Samar Pacific Coastal Road Project. Pare-parehas tayong hindi...

DILG to Reds: Stop recruiting minors, spare youth from your war

June 4, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año condemns communist terrorist groups for their continued efforts to recruit young students and out-of-school youth into the communist movement to fight the government after several teenager New People’s Army (NPA)combatants were killed in encounters with government forces.

“Spare our young people from...

DILG hinihikayat ang mga pinuno ng pamahalaang lokal na suportahan ang Oplan Balik Eskwela

May 28, 2019

Ilang araw bago magbukas ang klase, hinihikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga pinuno ng pamahalaang lokal na tulungan ang Department of Education (DepEd) sa pagtitiyak na ang pagsisimula ng klase ay magiging maayos kaugnay ng programang Oplan Balik Eskwela (OBE).

"Inaasahang makikipagtulungan ang mga pinuno ng pamahalaang lokal sa DepEd upang tiyakin na ang...

DILG urges local execs to support Oplan Balik Eskwela

May 28, 2019

Days before the opening of the school year, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) enjoins local chief executives (LCEs) to help the Department of Education (DepEd) in ensuring that “the start of the school year is in order” in line with its Oplan Balik Eskwela (OBE) campaign.

“Local execs are expected to work closely with DepEd to ensure that the school...

DILG, DOF nagtutulak sa makatuwirang pagpapataw ng regulatory fees, charges sa mga pamahalaang lokal

May 28, 2019

Magkatuwang ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) at Department of Finance sa pagsisigurong magiging mas business-friendly ang mga pamahalaang lokal sa pamamagitan nang paglalabas ng panuntunan na naghihikayat sa pagpataw ng tama at nararapat na mga regulatory fee at charges para sa kanilang serbisyo.

Nilagdaan ng mga nabanggit na kagawaran ang isang joint memorandum...

DILG, DOF push for reasonable LGU regulatory fees and charges

May 27, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Finance have joined hands to ensure that local government units (LGUs) will be more business-friendly with the release of guidelines calling for the adoption of reasonable regulatory fees and charges for their services.

The two agencies recently signed a joint memorandum circular to guide LGUs in setting...

DILG to newly-elected LGU officials: No SOCE, No assumption to office

May 27, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds the newly-elected local government officials to file their Statement of Contributions and Expenses (SOCE) by June 13 or they will not be able to assume office.

“We are reminding the winners to submit their SOCEs to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) this early because they may not be allowed to assume office until they...

DILG welcomes signing of law transferring police training to PNP

May 27, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the signing of a law which transfers the training of police recruits from the Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC) to the Philippine National Police (PNP) as this “will pave the way for reforms and innovations in the police training program.”

"We thank President Duterte for signing Republic Act 11279 as this...

DILG hinikayat ang mga CSO na mag-apply para sa $3-milyong ayuda laban sa violent extremism

May 24, 2019

Mas magiging epektibo ang kampanyang Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (PCVE) ng pamahalaan matapos mangako ang isang international funding agency na magkakaloob ng US $3-milyon sa mga civil society organization (CSO) para sa kanilang inisyatibo laban sa violent extremism sa mga pamayanan.

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