News Archive

ADVISORY

NEWS ARCHIVE

DILG hindi magpapasindak sa "peace spoilers", terorista

January 30, 2019

Sa kabila ng trahedyang dulot ng pagsabog sa Jolo, Sulu noong Linggo ng umaga, hindi natitinag ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa laban nito para sa kapayapaan at hindi magpapasindak sa mga tao o grupong nagnanais sirain ang kapayapaang itinataguyod ng pamahalaan sa pagitan ng mga grupo ng dating rebelde sa Mindanao.

“Ang pamahalaan, lalo na ang DILG, ay hindi...

"Battle of Manila Bay" hindi maaaring ipagpaliban - DILG

January 30, 2019

Tinutulan ng Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang panawagan ng Makabayan Bloc na ipatigil ng pamahalaan ang rehabilitasyon ng Manila Bay upang bigyang daan ang "malalim na pag-aaral at konsultasyon".

"Nais naming bigyang-diin na ang Manila Bay ay nasa kritikal na kondisyon. Kumbaga sa ospital, nasa ICU na. Wala na tayong panahon para ipagpaliban pa ito. Ang pagsang-ayon sa...

Battle of Manila Bay cannot be postponed - DILG

January 30, 2019

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) lamented the Makabayan Bloc's call for the government to postpone the Manila Bay Rehabilitation program to pave the way for more "study and consultations."

"We wish to emphasize that Manila Bay is in critical condition. Actually, the bay is in ICU. We cannot afford an additional day of delay. Giving in to Makabayan will only make matters...

We will not be cowed by peace spoilers and terrorists - DILG

January 29, 2019

Following the tragic bombing incident in Jolo Sulu on Sunday morning, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is resolute in its fight for peace and will not be intimidated by persons or groups that threaten to destroy the peace that government has forged with former rebel groups in Mindanao.

“The government, especially the DILG, will not be cowed by peace spoilers...

Statement of the DILG on ACT's complaint vs DILG-PNP

January 29, 2019

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) in their complaints filed before the Office of the Ombudsman has raised a number of supposed causes of action against the PNP and the DILG. These are misplaced reliance on constitutional and statutory protections which time and again, as upheld by the Supreme Court, must give way to legitimate and compelling State interest.

We wish to reiterate that...

DILG suportado ang batas na gawing regular na kawani ng pamahalaan ang mga lider ng barangay

January 28, 2019

Buo ang suporta ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa panukalang batas ni Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III na naglalayong gawing regular na kawani ng pamahalaan na may suweldo at benepisyo ang mga lider ng barangay.

Ipinahayag ni Año na ang panukalang Magna Carta for Barangays sa pangunguna ni Pimentel ay naglalayong gawing regular na...

Statement of the DILG Spokesperson and Asst. Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya

January 28, 2019

The Department of Interior and Local Government has implemented yesterday the directive of the Commission on Elections to install Vice Mayor Victor Perete as the Acting Mayor of Daraga, Albay following the determination by both the Comelec and DILG Region 5 that Mayor Baldo is temporarily incapacitated from discharging the duties of local chief executive.

This action by the Department is in...

DILG backs Senate bill classifying barangay officials as regular gov't employees

January 28, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año is expressing support to a Senate bill filed by Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III which seeks to classify barangay officials as regular government employees with fixed salaries and benefits.

Año says the proposed Magna Carta for Barangays authored by Pimentel proposes, among others, to declare barangay...

DILG orders weekly clean-up drive for Manila Bay rehabilitation

January 28, 2019

Local government units (LGUs) and barangays along the Manila Bay Watershed Area are now expected to conduct weekly clean-up drives to hasten the rehabilitation of Manila Bay starting January 27, 2019 to coincide with the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Program kick-off activities, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

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

Pahayag ng DILG sa pag-ambush sa Cebu Town Mayor

January 24, 2019

Kinukundena ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pagtambang kay San Fernando, Cebu Mayor Lakambini “Neneth” Reluya at kanyang mga kasamahan sa Barangay Linao, Talisay City nito lamang Martes.

Itong pinakabagong pag-atake sa mga politiko ay malaking hamon sa pagsisikap ng gobyerno na panatilihing kaayaaya ang kapaligiran kung saan ang mga mamamayan ay...

Travel authority ng mga pinuno ng lokal na pamahalaan sa panahon ng kalamidad, agarang babawiin - DILG

January 24, 2019

Upang tiyakin na ang mga alkalde at iba pang mga pinuno ng lokal na pamahalaan ay hindi "missing in action" kung may bagyo at iba pang kalamidad, lahat ng foreign travel authorities at leaves of absence ng mga pinuno ng lokal na pamahalaan ng mga apektadong lugar ay babawiin, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Ipinahayag ni DILG Assistant Secretary at Spokesperson...

Travel authority of local execs during disasters immediately revoked - DILG

January 24, 2019

To ensure that mayors and other local chief executives (LCEs) will no longer be "missing in action" during typhoons and other disasters, all foreign travel authorities and leaves of absence of local government officials of affected localities are recalled during such emergencies or calamities, this is according to the Department of Interior and Local Government.

DILG Assistant Secretary and...

Statement of the DILG on ambush of Cebu Town Mayor

January 24, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) condemns the ambuscade of San Fernando, Cebu Mayor Lakambini “Neneth” Reluya and her companions in Barangay Linao, Talisay City on Tuesday.

This latest attack on politicians is a huge affront to the efforts of the government to create an enabling and conducive environment where citizens should be able to freely exercise...

DILG kinilala ang kapulisan, militar sa mapayapang plebisito para sa BOL, pinapurihan din ang 72 pulis na nagsilbing poll inspectors

January 23, 2019

Pinapurihan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Philippine National Police (PNP) at puwersang militar bunga nang matagumpay nilang pagpapanatili nang mapayapang unang plebisito para sa pagsasabatas ng Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) noong Lunes.

"Sa kabila ng iilang isolated na insidente, ang unang plebisito para sa BOL noong Lunes ay naging mapayapa. Pagbati sa ating...

DILG lauds police, military for peaceful BOL plebiscite, praises 72 cops who served as poll inspectors

January 22, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauds the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the military for their role as peacekeepers during the successful conduct of the first plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) conducted on Monday.

“Despite a few isolated incidents, the first BOL plebiscite on Monday was generally peaceful. Kudos to the...

Limang mayor na "missing in action" sa Bagyong Ompong kakasuhan ng administratibo, anim bibigyan ng babala

January 22, 2019

Limang alkalde mula sa hilagang Luzon na wala sa kanilang mga nasasakupan sa pagbayo ng Bagyong Ompong noong Seyembre 2018 ang maaaring makasuhan ng administratibo sa Office of the Ombudsman habang anim naman ang makakatanggap ng 'written admonition' matapos ang pagsisiyasat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Ayon kay DILG Assistant Secretary at Spokesperson Jonathan...

DILG: Five mayors to face administrative sanctions for absence during Typhoon Ompong, six others admonished

January 22, 2019

Five Northern Luzon mayors who were absent from their posts during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong in September 2018 may face possible administrative sanctions before the Office of the Ombudsman, while six others will be issued a written admonition after an investigation into their conduct was done by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Assistant Secretary and...

DILG handa sa mga magtatangkang guluhin, pigilan ang plebisito para sa BOL

January 21, 2019

Tiniyak ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa publiko na hindi nito hahayaang may gumulo sa makasaysayang pagboto para sa Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) ngayong araw.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, handa ang pamahalaan sa maaaring panggugulo ng mga teroristang komunista, mga makakaliwa, o mga tutol sa BOL na "magtatangkang guluhin o pigilan ang mahalagang...

DILG ready for "peace spoilers" who may attempt to sabotage BOL plebiscite

January 21, 2019

Days before the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) assures the public that it will not allow "peace spoilers" to sabotage the historic voting on January 21, 2019.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the government is ready just in case the communist terrorists, violent extremists, or anti-BOL groups will try to "wreak havoc...

Statement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo M. Año

January 18, 2019

The DILG and the PNP welcome the case filed, a petition for prohibition, by the ACT before the Court of Appeals.

In sum, the petitioners have cited alleged violations of their members’ right to association, right to assembly and to petition the government for redress of grievances, freedom of expression and most especially their members’ right to privacy.

I wish to emphasize that the...

DILG’s TraBAJO program boosts jobs opportunities of over 1,000 Samaleños

January 17, 2019

Some 1,111 residents from the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACoS), Davao del Norte found various employment opportunities after completing the program called Training for Better Access to Job Opportunities (TraBAJO) of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the Department worked closely with various national government agencies,...

DILG sa PNP : Magsagawa ng mga paraan para protektahan ang mga kandidato bago pa man magsimula ang kampanya

January 16, 2019

Dahil sa mga nakaraang pamamaslang sa mga politikong kandidato sa darating na halalan, inatasan ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang Philippine National Police (PNP) na magsagawa ng mga paraan para masiguro ang kaligtasan at seguridad ng mga lokal na opisyal at kandidato para sa darating na 2019 midterm elections.

“Dapat magsagawa ng...

DILG to PNP: Step up measures to protect poll candidates even before campaign period

January 16, 2019

With the spate of killings directed mostly to political candidates, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año directs the Philippine National Police (PNP) to step up measures to ensure the safety and security of local officials and candidates in the 2019 midterm elections.

“The PNP should take offensive and preventive measures. We should be several...

Bagong DILG undersecretary opisyal nang itinalaga

January 15, 2019

Opisyal nang itinalaga noong nakaraang Biyernes bilang bagong Undersecretary for Local Government ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) si Marivel C. Sacendoncillo na dating Assistant Secretary ng DILG at Executive Director ng Local Government Academy (LGA).

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, nagagalak ang Kagarawan sa pagkakatalaga kay Sacendoncillo at inaasam na...

DILG reminds local authorities against interfering with local water district operations

January 15, 2019

To ensure the operational autonomy of local water districts, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reiterates its reminder to local officials against controlling said districts.

“Local officials should not poke their noses into the operation of local water districts because said districts are autonomous by themselves,” says Año.

The DILG Secretary issued the...

DILG welcomes appointment of new Undersecretary

January 15, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the appointment of former DILG Assistant Secretary and long-time Executive Director of the Local Government Academy, Marivel C. Sacendoncillo, as the new DILG Undersecretary for Local Government. She took her oath last Friday.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the Department is pleased with the appointment of...

DILG warns LGUs not to pay "permit to campaign fees" to the NPA

January 14, 2019

Pay “permit to campaign fees” to communist rebels and you support terrorism.

This is the warning of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to all governors, mayors, as well as to all candidates about directly or indirectly giving financial, material, and political support to communist terrorist rebels as well as other non-State actors, according to DILG...

DILG implements Ombudsman's suspension order on Catanduanes Governor

January 14, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ordered the suspension of Catanduanes Governor Joseph Cua on Friday and designated the vice governor as acting provincial governor, in compliance with a directive from the Office of the Ombudsman.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the DILG Regional Office 5 in Legazpi City served the Ombudsman suspension order at around 11 a.m....

Komunistang grupo patuloy na nalalagasan; Mahigit 8,000 rebelde sumuko - Año

January 14, 2019

Patuloy ang paghina ng kilusang komunista kasunod ng pagsuko ng 8,367 rebeldeng komunista sa hanay ng gobyerno na naitala simula Hulyo 1, 2016 hanggang Disyembre 28, 2018. Sa nabanggit na bilang, 1,117 na dating rebelde ang nabigyan ng benepisyo sa ilalim ng Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), isang bahagi ng interagency Task Force Balik Loob Program, saad ni Department...

Communist movement in sharp decline; hemorrhaging from more than 8,000 rebel surrenderers - Año

January 11, 2019

The Communist movement is currently in a sharp decline with 8,367 communist rebels having surrendered to the government from July 1, 2016 to December 28, 2018. Of this number, 1,117 former rebels have been granted benefits under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), one of the main components of the interagency Task Force Balik Loob Program, according to Department of...