Regional News Archive



Engaging with Students

October 20, 2017

The DILG Region 2 through the Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) recently hosted the knowledge sharing forum with 70 senior Public Administration students from Isabela State University held at the Regional Government Center in Tuguegarao City. During the event, LGCDD Chief Elma M. Urbina shared insights on how the different technical divisions of the regional office work...

Four LGSF projects turned over to Baroy, LDN

October 20, 2017

"Back then, our barangay was inaccessible because of the condition of our roads; even motorcycles cannot pass in our areas when it rains. Now, we are pleased that our requests have been acted upon by being one of the recipients of road concreting projects," said Riverside Punong Barangay Lino P. Paalisbo as to the situation of their barangay before concreting the road in their area.


Pandan is Region 1's showcase barangay on SBAD

October 19, 2017

Barangay Pandan, Bacnotan, La Union conducted its barangay assembly day on October 8, 2017, 4:00 PM at the Barangay Hall with the theme “Nagkakaisang Barangay Lakas ng Kampanya Kontra sa Illigal na Droga, Krimen at Katiwalian! Makiisa! Makilahok! Makialam.”

Punong Barangay Sheri D. Dienzo and the Sangguniang Barangay Members spearheaded the conduct of the assembly participated by...

DILG 10 awards 2017 LTIA winners

October 13, 2017

“Our region needs to have functional and dynamic Lupong Tagapamayapas, and the lupons who are with us today are the ones who are serving as role models in the implementation of the Katarungang Pambarangay in our respective LGUs and barangays.”

This was the statement of the DILG Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe, as he lauded the achievement of the Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives...

DILG 10 Chief to LGUs: Cater only accredited federalism-related info campaigns

October 4, 2017

“As much as we want to propagate the idea of Federalism to the general public, our local government units (LGUs) must ensure that their Federalism-related info campaigns are within the standards and parameters set by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).”

This is according to DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe, as he encouraged LGUs, together with the...

Over 300 respondents complete Clarin's CBRP

September 29, 2017

In response to the strengthened campaign against illegal drugs in the country, 333 respondents from 10 barangays of Clarin, Misamis Occidental completed the Community-Based Rehabilitation Program (CBRP) and were officially recognized during the Moving Up Program held on September 22, 2017 at the Municipal Gym of the said municipality.

Involved 10 barangays are namely: Cabunga-an, Dalingap,...

Municipality of Aloran produces 140 CBRP graduates

September 28, 2017

Out of the 143 respondents who underwent Community-Based Rehabilitation Program (CBRP) in Aloran, Misamis Occidental, 140 of which completed the program and were recognized during the graduation rites held at Don Mariano Farmers’ Training Center on September 21, 2017.

Respondents were under barangays of Casuan, Dalisay, Ibabao, Labo, Lawaan, Lobogon, Lumbayao, Ospital, Palayan, and...

LGRRC2 Manager reps the country in Iran, LGRRC KM principles take center stage

September 13, 2017

As the Local Governance Regional Resource Center Manager of DILG Region 2, Atty. Odilon Luis Pasaraba is a Knowledge Management (KM) Champion who has the ability to articulate and harmonize complex situations and challenges and is passionate for public service- both in and out of the office. These qualities, among others made him qualify to be one of the participants to the training course on...

Advocacy Forum on BUB Projects held in Antique

August 9, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government(DILG)Region 6 has taken the lead in pushing the local governments of Antique in fast tracking the implementation of all pending Bottom-Up Budgeting(BUB)projects.

DILG Regional Director Anthony Nuyda said a series of stakeholders’ forum dubbed as “Hinun-anon” was spearheaded by the DILG to engage key players in the...

DILG conducts provincial alliance building in Antique

August 7, 2017

San Jose, Antique - The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Antique recently conducted a Provincial Alliance Building at the Tuburan sang Kabuhi Training Center here to establish an alliance between the provincial government and the municipalities of the Antique and to identify specific areas of cooperation.

This two-day activity became a venue to discuss development issues...

P84M KALSADA projects in Antique to be finished by October

August 3, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today announced that two P84-million road projects in the province of Antique funded under the Department’s Konkreto at Ayos na Lansangan ang Daan Tungo sa Pangkalahatang Kaunlaran (KALSADA) Program will be completed by October this year.

Engr. Donee Ann Ruinata of DILG Antique Provincial Office, in her report to the DILG...

DILG R1 to Host 3rd LGRRC Quarterly Conference

July 28, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region I shall be hosting the 3rd Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) Quarterly Conference 2017 with the theme "LGRRC: Forward, Fast, Fierce" on July 31 to August 3, 2017 at the Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center, Laoag City.

The activity is aimed at improving the LGRRCs to effectuate better knowledge practices,...


July 7, 2017

Director Jonathan Paul M. Leusen, Jr., CESO IV has assumed as the new OIC-Regional Director of the Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 02 (DILG RO2).

In his message during his first meeting with the DILG RO2 Management Team composed of Provincial Directors and Division Chiefs, Leusen stressed the value of the data that the department has. “It is about time...

DILG launches MASA MASID in Manila

June 9, 2017

The DILG Manila Field Office, together with the City Government, led the launching of MASA MASID or Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga in the City of Manila recently.

MASA MASID is the Department’s pilot program against corruption, criminality and illegal drugs.

Former president and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada attended the launch along with other key city...

DILG-La Union, DILG-Pangasinan are best implementers for Region 1

May 16, 2017

Laoag City - Two outstanding DILG provincial offices earned the accolades of DILG Region I as they were recognized during the 1st Quarter Regional Management Committee (RMC) Meeting held at the Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center recently.

DILG Regional Director James Fadrilan identified the awardees for 2016 as DILG La Union and DILG Pangasinan.

DILG – La Union received the...

SGLG 2017 kicks off in Region 1

May 15, 2017

San Fernando City, La Union - The Department of the Interior and local Government Region 1 (DILG R1) kicked off the implementation of the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) this year with a regional orientation at the Oasis Country Resort Hotel and Restaurant, here.

The activity was aimed at orienting and familiarizing the DILG Provincial Offices and Regional Assessment Teams (RAT) on the...

DILG-10 LGOO Training Orientation starts

May 10, 2017

Commitment, self-motivation, focus and open mindedness.

According to DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe, the said values are essential to succeed in the 51st batch Local Government Operations Officers (LGOO) Training of the Department.

Scheduled from May 8-20, 2017, the General Orientation of the 51st batch LGOO Training for Region 10 officially started and is being held at the DILG 10...

DILG Region 1 to partner with LRIs for 2017 CSIS

May 10, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 1 is set to forge partnership with two local resource institutes (LRIs) in the region that will help facilitate the Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) in target municipalities.

Now on its fifth year of implementation, the CSIS is a feedback tool developed by the DILG in order to generate relevant citizens' feedback on...

DILG Full Swing with Provincial Preparedness Dialogue

April 3, 2017

To ensure that resiliency is achieved, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) is on full swing in the conduct of disaster preparedness region wide through a series of Provincial Preparedness and Partnership Dialogues.

The Provincial Preparedness and Partnership Dialogues conducted per province have engaged the participation of Local Chief Executives...

DILG 10 celebrates World Water Day 2017

March 28, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10, in cooperation with Xavier University- Ateneo de Cagayan, and SM celebrated 2017 World Water Day Celebration at SM Event Center, Cagayan de Oro City on March 22, 2017.

“The World Water Day emphasizes the importance of water in our lives. This will also remind us that fresh water is a finite resource and therefore it...

DILG initiates Regional Disaster Preparedness Planning

March 22, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) initiated the conduct of Regional Disaster Preparedness Planning recently at the Prince Hotel, South Montilla Blvd., Butuan City.

Regional Director Lilibeth A. Famacion, CESO III stressed the need to take action by crafting the RDPP based on the premise that “preparedness saves lives and avert the loss /...

DILG R1 engages BuB Stakeholders in Provincial Forum

March 22, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government – Region 1 conducted the Provincial Stakeholders’ Forum in the provinces of Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur on February 15-16, February 17, February 22-23 and February 24, 2017 respectively.

The forum aimed to update all stakeholders on the implementation of Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) projects, and provide an...

Lanao del Norte launches MASA MASID Program

January 31, 2017

“When we talk about the MASA MASID Program, we are talking about institutionalizing volunteerism,” stressed DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe during the provincial launching of the Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga or MASA MASID in Lanao del Norte on January 26, 2017.

“The idea is that we will be involving everyone against illegal drugs,...

CL's Catalysts of Excellence

December 19, 2016

As part of the overall human and social development efforts of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to invest in its people, the Local Government Academy (LGA) recognized the outstanding performance of the DILG personnel and units across regions during the Capacity Development Awards for Catalysts of Excellence (CapDev ACE) Awards Night on December 16, 2016 at the Manila...


November 21, 2016

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE – The Department of the Interior and Local Government Region III as chair of the Central Luzon Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (CL-RPRAT) spearheaded the conduct of the Central Luzon Bottom-Up Budgeting (BuB) Provincial Summits 2016 from November 16 – 18, 2016 at the Quest Hotel and Conference Center, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga.

The said activity...

Four Provinces, one city, 7 towns in Eastern Visayas bag DILG's Seal of Good Local Governance

November 4, 2016

Twelve local government units in Eastern Visayas proved that they belonged to a select group of LGUs nationwide that passed the highly coveted “Seal of Good Local Governance” of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

The 12 which include the provinces of Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte and Samar; for Cities, Calbayog City; the municipalities of General MacArthur...

DILG 13 celebrates 25 years of Local Autonomy

October 27, 2016

As the Local Government Code of 1991reaches 25 years of implementation, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) celebrates it with national government agencies (NGAs), civil society organizations (CSOs),teachers and students of the Local Resource Institutes (LRIs) and local government units (LGUs) on October 24, 2016 at Balanghai Hotel and Convention...

DILG-CAR awards over P108 M to LGUs for 22 development projects

August 17, 2016

Regional Director Marlo L. Iringan of the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Cordillera Administrative Region (DILG-CAR) awarded a total of P108.966 Million to the various Local Government Units (LGUs) for the implementation of various development projects in the region.

Dir. Iringan released P86.966 Million for 19 projects during the recently concluded Unity Gong Relay and...

More than 4,000 residents benefit from DILG water projects in Apayao town

August 17, 2016

At least 4,350 residents of five barangays, in Pudtol, Apayao are now enjoying the benefits of clean and safe water with the completion of two potable water system projects funded under the Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Regional Director Marlo L. Iringan of DILG-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said the P4.475-million Expansion of...