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DILG sa mga punong barangay: Pangalagaan ang kalikasan, bumuo ng komite ng Solid Waste Management

August 30, 2018

Pagkatapos ng halos dalawang buwang panunungkulan ng mga bagong halal na barangay opisyal, inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na tututukan nila ang pangangalaga sa kalikasan sa pamamagitan ng pagsasagawa ng mga hakbang tungkol sa solid waste management lalo na ngayong tag-ulan.

“Maging tagapagtaguyod ng kalikasan. Ang pangangalaga sa kalikasan at maayos...

DILG hinikayat ang pribadong sektor na tanggapin bilang empleyado ang mga dependents ng mga nasawing pulis o sundalo sa labanan o engkuwentro

August 29, 2018

Hinihikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pribadong sektor na buksan ang kanilang pintuan para sa mga dependents ng mga sundalo at pulis na napatay sa labanan o killed-in-action (KIA) at napatay sa engkuwentro o killed-in-police-operation (KIPO) upang makapagtrabaho.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na kinakailangan nang tumulong ang ibang sektor ng...

DILG to BNEOs: Be advocates for the environment, organize solid waste management body

August 28, 2018

Barely two months after the assumption to office of the newly-elected barangay officials, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging them to get down to the serious business of taking care of the environment by initiating measures on proper solid waste management especially now that it is the rainy season.

"Be advocates for the environment. Protection of the...

DILG urges private sector to employ dependents of fallen cops, soldiers

August 28, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is encouraging the private sector to open their doors for the dependents of military and police personnel who were killed-in-action (KIA) and killed-in-police-operation (KIPO) for possible employment.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the increasing number of KIA-KIPO dependents who need to fend for themselves after the death of...

DILG opens Pederalismo online platforms for public feedback on Federalism

August 24, 2018

Following Malacañang’s announcement that it welcomes public feedback on the draft Federal Constitution, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is opening its Pederalismo online platforms for inputs, comments, and inquiries on Federalism.

“The DILG is pleased to hear that the President is making the process of amending the constitution an inclusive and...

DILG ipatutupad ang 'one-strike policy' para sa opisyal, kawani na positibo sa iligal na droga

August 23, 2018

Bilang isa sa mga ahensiya na binigyan ng mandato ng Pangulong Rodrigo R. Duterte na pangunahan ang laban sa iligal na droga, ipatutupad ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang “one-strike policy” para sa mga opisyales at kawani ng Departamento na magpo-positibo sa paggamit ng iligal na droga.

“Seryosong pinapanatili ng DILG ang ligtas at drug-free na...

DILG adopts 'one-strike policy' for officials, employees found positive on use of illegal drugs

August 23, 2018

As one of the agencies mandated by President Rodrigo R. Duterte to lead the fight against illegal drugs, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) adopts a “one-strike policy” for officials and employees who are found positive on the use of illegal drugs.

The DILG seriously maintains a safe and drug-free workplace and any DILG official or employee who...

DILG: Pagkaaresto sa tatlong lawyers walang paglabag sa alituntunin ng United Nations

August 23, 2018

Salungat sa paratang ng Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), ang pagkaaresto ng tatlong abogado sa ginanap na anti-illegal drugs operation sa isang Makati bar noong nakaraang linggo ay hindi lumabag sa mga alituntunin o prinsipyo ng United Nations, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Sinabi ni Jonathan E. Malaya, Assistant Secretary at Tagapagsalita ng DILG, na...

Community-based drug rehab program tulong sa lumolobong bilang ng drug user sa mga rehab center, ayon sa DILG

August 23, 2018

Upang matugunan ang pangangailangan ng mga drug surrenderers na kailangang magpagamot at magparehab, nagpalabas ng mga alituntunin ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa pagpapatupad ng Community-Based Drug rehabilitation program (CBDRP) sa lokalidad.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na matutugunan ng CBDRP ang lumolobong bilang ng mga drug users at...

DILG: Arrest of three lawyers not violative of UN rules

August 23, 2018

Contrary to the claim of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, the arrest of three lawyers during an anti-illegal drugs operation in a Makati bar last week did not violate United Nations (UN) rules or principles, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya says that the DILG-PNP is cognizant of...

DILG welcomes Senate openness to discuss federalism with PRRD

August 22, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes “the willingness and open-mindedness” of senators to discuss constitutional reform with President Rodrigo Duterte.

“We appreciate the Senate’s openness to a dialogue with President Duterte on federalism. We hope that when the time comes for them to decide on the matter, they will objectively choose...

DILG: Community-based drug rehabilitation can ease congestion in bigger drug treatment centers

August 22, 2018

To cater to the needs of drug surrenderers in need of treatment and rehabilitation, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has issued the guidelines for the implementation of community-based drug rehabilitation program (CBDRP) at the local level.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the CBDRP can address the gap between the ballooning number of drug users and...

DILG on arrest of 3 lawyers: No one is above the law

August 22, 2018

"No one is above the law." This is the message of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año regarding the arrest of three lawyers for alleged obstruction of justice in a bar in Makati City last week.

Año says the members of the Makati police who made the arrest were just doing their jobs when they arrested the lawyers who interfered in their search...

DILG to 'ninja cops': Leave the service before it's too late

August 22, 2018

Leave the police service or face the consequences of your action.

This is the message of Department of the Interior and Local Government OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año to ninja cops as he urges them to resign before it is too late.

“Habang may panahon pa, umalis na kayo sa serbisyo at talikuran ninyo na ang maling gawain ninyo. You cannot escape the long arm of the law,” says...

Federalism to pump prime economies of 18 regions - Concom

August 16, 2018

The shift to a federal form of government is an investment that is like moving into a new home, according to the Consultative Committee that developed the draft federalism charter.

Consultative Committee (Concom) member Professor Edmund Tayao compared the shift to moving to a new house that will entail additional expenses at the start but generally improves the stature and condition of the...

DILG sa mga LGUs: Gamitin ninyo ang pondo ng DRRM para ipagpatayo ng mga evacuation centers

August 15, 2018

Inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na gawing prayoridad at gamitin ang 70% ng kanilang Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (LDRRMF), para sa pagpapatayo o pagpapaayos ng mga evacuation facilities sa kanilang mga nasasakupan.

“Upang mapaglabanan ang epekto ng kalamidad, ang mga LGUs ay dapat magpagawa ng mas matibay, ligtas at maayos ang...

DILG to LGUs: Use local DRRM fund to build evacuation centers

August 14, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging local government units (LGUs) to prioritize, using a portion of 70% of their respective local disaster risk reduction and management fund (LDRRMF), the construction or upgrading of evacuation facilities in their areas.

“In order to counter the adverse effects of disasters, LGUs are hereby directed to invest in the...

DILG sa mga tiwaling pulis: 'Clean your act or leave the service'

August 13, 2018

"Clean your act or leave the service."

Ito ang babala ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa mga tiwaling pulis ng Philippine National Police (PNP) bilang bahagi nang pagpapaigting ng internal cleansing sa pamahalaan.

"Walang makakalusot. Ang mga pulis na mapapatunayang may kaugnayan sa anumang iligal na gawain ay matatanggal sa serbisyo," ani Año na dating Chief of Staff ng Armed Forces...

Federalism to speed up Eastern Visayas infra, tourism, economic development

August 13, 2018

A change in the government system can fix the turtle-paced development of Eastern Visayas, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“When power is brought down to the region, the regional government will gain enough foothold to streamline development projects and programs to benefit the Eastern Visayas’ economy,” says DILG Assistant Secretary...

DILG warns police scalawags to 'clean their act' or leave the service

August 13, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año warns police scalawags of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to 'clean up their act' or risk being terminated out of service.

"Clean up your act or leave. No one will be spared. Police officers who will be found culpable of any criminal involvement shall be removed from the service," says Año, a former...

DILG suportado ang mga alkalde sa bagong patakaran sa kanselasyon ng klase

August 9, 2018

Suportado ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Metro Manila Council (MMC) tungkol sa bagong patakaran sa pagsuspinde ng klase sa Metro Manila kapag masama ang panahon.

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang desisyon na gawing uniporme ang patakaran sa pagsuspinde ng klase ay nararapat lamang para ang mga estudyante at manggagawa na araw-araw sumasakay...

DILG supports move of mayors on guidelines for class suspension

August 9, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) supports the move of the Metro Manila Council (MMC) to draw up new guidelines for the suspension of classes in the metropolis during bad weather conditions.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the decision of the Council to agree on a uniform policy for class suspension is necessary to keep students and workers who commute daily...

DILG pinapurihan ang BJMP para sa 307 drug-free bilangguan sa bansa

August 7, 2018

Pinapurihan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) matapos madeklarang drug-free ang 307 bilangguan sa bansa sa loob nang halos isang taon pa lamang na pinaigting na 'internal cleansing' sa ahensya.

Pinahayag ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año na malaki ang iniunlad ng programa ng BJMP kontra iligal na droga sa mga...

DILG lauds BJMP for 307 drug-free jails in less than a year

August 7, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauds the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) for 307 drug-free jails in less than a year of its intensified internal cleansing campaign.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that BJMP has made great leaps in ensuring that jails in the Philippines are free from illegal drugs in line with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's...

Año saludo sa katapangan ng mga sundalo ng pamahalaan, kinundena ang pambubomba sa Basilan

August 3, 2018

Saludo si Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa katapangan ng mga sundalo ng pamahalaan na ang sakripisyo at kabayanihan ay nakatulong upang makaiwas sa mas malaking trahedya at nakapagligtas ng maraming buhay sa pambubombang naganap noong Martes ng umaga sa isang checkpoint malapit sa Magkawit, Brgy. Maganda, Lungsod ng Lamitan, Basilan.

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We want federalism - Davao farmers, fisherfolks, IPs, Moro groups

August 2, 2018

“We support federalism!”

This was the cry of farmers, fisherfolks, indigenous peoples (IPs) and Muslims from all over Davao Region.

“The farmers and fisherfolks are really committed to support federalism. We are one for federalism, because in federalism, we will have equal rights and enjoy what the rich people enjoy,” said Dolores Gaceta Lazarus, vice president of the...

P76-M halaga ng Marawi water system nagsimula na - DILG

August 2, 2018

Isinasagawa na ang P76 na milyong halaga ng water system project sa Marawi City sa pamamagitan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa ilalim ng programang Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig para sa Lahat (Salintubig).

Sinabi ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año mahigit sa 2,156 na kabahayan sa Marawi ang makikinabang sa programang inuming tubig sa sandaling matapos ang proyekto...

Año salutes bravery of gov’t troopers, condemns Basilan bombing

August 2, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC Secretary Eduardo M. Año salutes the bravery of government troopers whose sacrifice and heroism had averted a bigger incident and saved the lives of many people during Tuesday morning’s bombing incident at a checkpoint near Magkawit, Brgt. Maganda, Lamitan City, Basilan.

The DILG chief also condemned the violent incident which...

P76-M worth of Marawi water system project under way - DILG

August 2, 2018

A P76-million worth of water system project in Marawi City is under way through the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)’s Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig para sa Lahat (Salintubig) program.

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that more than 2,156 households in Marawi will have access to potable water upon completion of the project by December 2019.

Año, who was...

162 former communist rebels in Davao and Soccsksargen get P10.5-M financial assistance under E-CLIP

August 1, 2018

One hundred sixty-two former communist rebels in Davao Region and SOCCSKSARGEN received financial assistance amounting to P10.53-million through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) administered by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the amount is the sum of P15,000 immediate assistance given to each...