Regional News Archive


DILG Region 1 to hold basic orientation for LCEs

August 17, 2016

The Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 1 (DILG R1) will hold a Basic Orientation for 80 re-elected and newly-elected local chief executives (LCEs) of the region on August 30-September 1, 2016.

The Basic Orientation is Part I of the second component of the Newly-Elected Officials (NEO) Program of the Department which will introduce the NEOs to the organizational, political,...

DILG Baguio facilitates ELA planning workshops

August 17, 2016

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Baguio City Provincial Office recently facilitated the conduct of capability building activities and extended other technical interventions to ensure that the city government formulates its Executive-Legislative Agenda (ELA).

An ELA, which is a powerful vehicle for effective local governance, is an integrated plan that contains the...

RD Noval bids goodbye to DILG after 41 years

August 15, 2016

Pedro A. Noval Jr. retires as Regional Director of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Eastern Visayas after 41 years in government service.

Noval, who rose from the ranks, said that his most fulfilling accomplishment is helping the region rise from the devastation of Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) nearly three years ago. Today, nearly 100% of the first batch of projects...

14 LGUs in Ilocos Region prepare for BuB-CBMS

July 26, 2016

San Fernando City, La Union -- Fourteen local government units (LGUs) in Ilocos Region are preparing for the implementation of Community- Based Monitoring System (CBMS) funded under the Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) FY 2016, said the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

These LGUS are Laoag City, Badoc, Paoay, and Solsona of Ilocos Norte; Balaoan and San Juan of La Union; and...

ARMM has new DILG regional secretary

July 25, 2016

The DILG-Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has a new regional secretary in the person of Atty. Noor Hafizullah “Kirby” M. Abdullah.

Abdullah, the former Focal Person of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Humanitarian Emergency Action Response Team (ARMM HEART), replaced Atty. Anwar A. Malang, who was appointed as the new Regional Secretary of Department of Trade and...

R2 pioneers 1st Regional Operation LISTO and IT Center

July 21, 2016

Tuguegarao City, (July 18, 2016) - Region 2 has inaugurated the first Operation LISTO and IT Center at the DILG Regional Office 2 in Carig here.

The inaugural ceremony was spearheaded by the members of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) and Regional Management Coordinating Committee (RMCC), and by DILG Provincial Directors.

The DILG Regional Office put up a...

DILG Region 2 connects,converges,and convenes with development partners

June 24, 2016

Tuguegarao City- The Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 2 (DILG RO 2) operationalizes its new banner and strategy, #R2GETHER, which stands for Region 2 Guarantees Every Task is Harmoniously done with Excellent Result through the conduct of a three-in-one activity dubbed as “Connect, Converge, Convene” at Villa Blanca Hotel, Tuguegarao City on June 03,...

19 Mindanao LGUs conferred with SGLG

September 18, 2015

Nineteen (19) local government units from Northern Mindanao have been conferred with the much-coveted Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) during the 2015 SGLG Awarding Ceremony held at Mallberry Suites, Cagayan de Oro City recently.

The awardees, composed of 3 provinces, 2 cities and 14 municipalities, were the provinces of Camiguin,Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental; the cities of...

SILG Inspires 4Ps Parent Leaders in Baliwag,Bulacan

July 10, 2015

Amidst the preoccupied schedule of DILG Secretary Mar A. Roxas brought about by his effort to assist the victims of Tropical StormEgay in La Union, he still managed to bring smile in the faces of Bulakenyos as he attended the Parent Leaders Meeting of the PantawidPamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of Bulacan on July 07, 2015. It was held in Baliwag Gymnasium, Baliwag, Bulacan.

Said activity was...

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...