Regional News Archive


Olongapo City Kapit-Bisig for UBAS

May 25, 2015

Olongapo City - The DILG, Liga ng mga Barangay, Catholic Church, inter-faith groups, civil society organizations, and city officials converged here recently to launch the Ugnayan ng Barangay at Simbahan (UBAS) as a way to promote transparency and good governance.

Msgr. Crisostomo A. Cacho, Vicar General of the Diocese of Iba and Olongapo and President of the Civil Society Involvement (CSI),...

DILG IV-A welcomes new Regional Director Renato Brion

May 25, 2015

Regional Director (RD) Renato L. Brion, whose roots is in San Pablo City, Laguna is back to his home region as DILG IV-A CALABARZON formally welcomes him as its new Regional Director this May 21, 2015 at the DILG IV-A Regional Office located at the CALABARZON Regional Government Center (CRGC) in the City of Calamba, Laguna.

The arrival of RD Brion is sort of a homecoming as he was greeted and...

Zambales conducts 1st PPOC Meeting for 2015

April 17, 2015

Iba, Zambales – As part of its continuing efforts to intensify interventions for the province-wide campaign against criminality and insurgency, the Provincial Peace and Order Council of Zambales, chaired by Gov. Hermogenes E. Ebdane, Jr., has recently conducted its first meeting for the year last March 24, 2015, at the Balin Sambali (Zambales Hotel) here.

The DILG Zambales Team was in...

Church, HULMA support UBAS launching in ZamBaSulta

December 10, 2014

Zamboanga City- The launching of the Ugnayan ng Barangay at Simbahan (UBAS) and Huntahan ng mga Ulama at Liga para sa Mamamayan (HULMA) in Region IX and ARMM gained support from the barangays and interfaith leaders by formally signing the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) and the Unity Statement recently at the Garden Orchid Hotel here.

An initiative of the Department of Interior and Local...

P13.8-million for reconstruction of ten damaged barangays

December 3, 2014

Bohol Gov. Edgar M. Chatto (second from left) hands over a check amounting to P13.8-million from the Bohol Earthquake Assistance Project of the DILG to Mayor Lloyd Peter Lopez of Loon (second from right) for the reconstruction of ten barangay halls in his municipality at the Governor’s Mansion, Tagbilaran City. Posing with them are BEA Admin Officer Reynaldo Tampos (left) and Vice...

DILG-10 holds 3rd batch of Training on Gender-Responsive KP Law implementation

December 3, 2014

Cagayan de Oro City - DILG Region 10 will be conducting another training on Gender-Responsive, Child-Friendly and Culture-Sensitive Implementation of the Katarungang Pambarangay for the third batch of participants on December 10-12, 2014 here.

DILG Regional Director Atty. Rene K. Burdeos said the training aims to enlighten the participants on the processes and procedures of the barangay...

22 municipalities in R9 undergo DED & Procurement Training for water projects

December 3, 2014

Pagadian City – Twenty-two (22) municipalities in the Zamboanga Peninsula who benefitted from a water project under the 2014 Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) were trained on Detailed Engineering Design (DED) Preparation and Procurement facilitated by the DILG Region IX at Hotel Guillermo here.

The 22 towns are: Godod, Gutalac, Jose Dalman, Kalawit, Labason, Liloy,...

Workshop on Strengthening Anti-Drug Abuse Councils

December 1, 2014

DILG Region III Director Florida Dijan, ARD Abraham Pascua with other representatives from DILG, PDEA and PNP during the workshop on Strengthening the Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (ADACs) at the regional office in Pampanga. The objective of the workshop was to formulate an assessment system to measure the functionality of the ADACs of all the LGUs in the region

DILG 10 to conduct Seminar-Workshop on Salintubig Project Proposal Preparation

November 27, 2014

Cagayan de Oro City - In continuing pursuit of addressing water scarcity, water-related diseases due to poor water sanitation and equal access to communal sources of potable water, the Office of the Project Development Service in partnership with the DILG Region 10 will be conducting a SALINTUBIG Project Orientation and Project Feasibility Study Preparation Seminar-Workshop for the...

11 LGUs in R-9 gear up for GIS training on Disaster Preparedness

October 16, 2014

Pagadian City – Eleven (11) LGUs in Region-9 are geared up to undergo training of trainers on Geographic Information System (GIS) for Disaster Preparedness and Response (DPR) on October 21-23, 2014 at Chandler Suites, Pagadian City.

Facilitated by the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region IX, this training of trainers (ToT) aims to multiply technical people who would...

Isabela PPOC reports peace and order gains

October 16, 2014

CITY OF ILAGAN – Member-agencies of the Isabela Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) huddled at the Balay, Provincial Capitol here for their third regular meeting to report their significant accomplishments on ensuring public safety, promoting peace and order, and countering the threats of insurgency in the province.

Temporarily residing over the meeting was DILG Provincial...

DILG R-III Completes CSIS Utilization Conference

October 15, 2014

In line with the government’s endeavor to aggressively scale up interventions towards a kind of governance that values transparency, accountability, participation and performance, the DILG has developed an assessment tool called Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS).

After the 2013 implementation of the CSIS in Region III, the department deemed it necessary to formally communicate...

DILG R3 Issues CSC Eligibility Certifications to CL Local Officials

August 28, 2014

A total of 429 Certifications on Civil Service Commission (CSC) Eligibility for Central Luzon (CL) local officials have been issued by DILG Region 3 for the First Semester of the year.

DILG Regional Director Florida Dijan said the issuance of CSC Eligibility certifications is among the frontline services being provided by the Department pursuant to Republic Act 10156 and CSC Memorandum...

DILG R9 aims for 100% LGU compliance to FDP

August 28, 2014

To help local governments comply with the Full Disclosure Policy, the Department’s regional offices has been extending technical assistance to local governments in their respective jurisdictions by assisting them in making their own websites where they can post the required documents.

In line with this, DILG Region IX recently facilitated a hands-on training to a team of technical...

DILG-Isabela gets commendation during DRRM Day

August 28, 2014

The Isabela provincial office of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has been commended “for its whole-hearted cooperation and immense support to the trimming of trees and clean-up activities” during the observance of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Day recently.

DILG Provincial Director Elpidio A. Durwin received the Certificate of Special...

35 NorMin LGUs to undergo BPLS workshops

August 27, 2014

Thirty-five (35) cities and municipalities in Northern Mindanao will undergo a series of workshops on streamlining Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS) to assess and monitor their efficiency in the issuance of permits and licenses to business establishments.

DILG Region X Director Rene Burdeos said the workshops, which began last August 20, 2014, will also serve as a venue for DILG to...

20 LGUs to undergo GIS training on Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction

June 24, 2014
Twenty towns from the four (4) provinces of Northern Mindanao were trained on Risk Map preparation through the utilization of Geographic Information System (GIS) for Climate Change and Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction.
          The week-long training  helped capacitate the local government units in coming up with...

Region 3 Director Dijan enjoins Central Luzon LCEs to prepare for El Nino

June 23, 2014

Department of the Interior and Local Government Central Luzon headed by Regional Director Florida Dijan, in support to DILG Secretary Mar Roxas’ issuance of Memorandum Circular No, 2014-70 dated June 10, 2014, has enjoined all Provincial Governors, City and Municipal Mayors to take pro-active actions in preparation for the adverse effects of El Niño phenomenon that is reduced...

SILG Mar Roxas leads the distribution of RAY and PCF for Region VI

June 5, 2014

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The National Government, through the Department of the Interior and Local Government distributed its financial assistance to the Yolanda affected local government units in Region VI on April 11, 2014 at the Capiz Convention Center (La Hacienda Hotel), Roxas City. A total of Php201.9M fund has been allotted to the 67 Yolanda affected LGUs.

The financial...

DILG Secretary Mar Roxas visits Nueva Ecija

May 21, 2014

Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas visited the Province of Nueva Ecija on April 25, 2014 to personally witness how the residents of the province benefited  from the different DILG projects implemented in the locality.  He, being known as Mr. Palengke during his stint as Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry also spent time for a simple...

DILG-Isabela bats for all LGUs to pass 2014 SGLG

May 8, 2014

CITY OF ILAGAN – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Isabela province is pinning its hope that all of the province’s three cities and 34 municipalities, including  the Isabela  provincial government,  will pass this year’s Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) with flying colors.

Elpidio A. Durwin, DILG Isabela Provincial...

DILG Guimaras conducts training on local legislation

May 7, 2014

ILOILO CITY - Public governance is increasingly getting complicated and the expectations of the people from their local government service delivery are generally more than what the newly elected municipal and provincial officials can possibly deliver.  In order to cope with the demands and expectations of the public, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Office in...

Yolanda casualties in Capiz receive financial assistance

May 7, 2014

ROXAS CITY, Capiz- The National Government, through the Office of the National Defense, released its financial assistance to the families of the casualties of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Capiz on March 28, 2014. The distribution took place at the Conference Hall of the DILG Capiz Provincial Office.

Each of the fifty beneficiaries from the Province of Capiz received Php10,000.00 financial...

Water Projects in Bukidnon under the GPBP completed and operational

May 5, 2014

Two (2) water projects implemented by the officials and functionaries of the municipality of San Fernando, Bukidnon were completed in the first quarter of this year. The projects were funded under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), and intended for the two waterless barangays of said...

DILG awards Performance Challenge Fund to the Municipality of Paombong

May 5, 2014

The Municipality of Paombong, the sole recipient of Performance Challenge Fund in the Province of Bulacan, received its monetary incentive in the amount of Php1 Million on April 7, 2014 during the Flag Raising Ceremony held at the covered court of the municipal hall.

               DILG Bulacan OIC-Provincial Director...

Dy vows support to GPBP LGU-Beneficiaries

April 4, 2014

CITY OF ILAGAN – Isabela Provincial Governor Faustino ‘Bojie’ Dy III  promised to extend full support to the 37 component cities and municipalities of the province in the implementation of their respective anti-poverty programs and projects at the grassroots level.

“Asahan nyo ang tulong ng probinsiya (provincial government) at sana samahan nyo kami na...

18 LGUs in Isabela Province to receive 2013 PCF subsidy

February 21, 2014

City of Ilagan -  A total of 18 local government units in the Province of Isabela composed of  one city and 17 municipalities will be receiving their Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) subsidy from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) after having qualified to be eligibles thereof.

According to Elpidio A. Durwin, DILG-Isabela Provincial Director, this...

DILG-Isabela launches ‘SHAPE UP’ program

February 19, 2014

CITY OF ILAGAN  – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) provincial office here officially  launched yesterday its ‘SHAPE UP’ program which aims to promote a healthy and productive lifestyle among workers of the department in the province.

Elpidio A. Durwin, DILG Provincial Director, said, considering the nature and rigors of their job,...

DILG 6 joins in the nation’s unified prayer

February 7, 2014

ILOILO CITY – Supporting the President’s call for a unified prayer, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 6 personnel gathered together to join the “One Nation in Prayer – Isang Bansa, Isang Panalangin,” a unified prayer presided by different heads of religious denominations in the country on January 20, 2014 at 5:00PM.

DILG 6 joined...

NORMIN LGUs to avail of Salintubig 2014 projects

February 4, 2014

Fifty-three (53) municipalities and three (3) cities of Northern Mindanao are target beneficiaries of the Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig sa Lahat (SALINTUBIG) project this 2014.

            SALINTUBIG is a project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Health (DOH) and the National Anti-Poverty...