Regional News Archive


DILG assists six Cagayan towns in crafting CDP plans

June 25, 2019

TUGUERARAO CITY- In the pursuit of capacitating local government units (LGUs) with low to medium Local Development Council (LDC) capacity, the DILG Cagayan Field Office recently conducted a Training-Workshop for the formulation of the Comprehensive Development Plan to six Cagayan municipalities at Crown Hotel and Pavilion, Tuguegarao City.

DILG Cagayan Provincial Director (PD) Ruperto B....

Brgy. West Bajac-Bajac bags bronze in 2019 Tatak Barangay Practice

June 20, 2019

Brgy. West Bajac-Bajac in Olongapo City bagged the Bronze Award in the 2019 Tatak Barangay Practice (TBP) in the recently concluded 2019 Barangay Council for the Protection of Children (BCPC) Congress held last May 29-30, 2019.

DILG Region 3 Director Julie Daquioag says the said barangay’s winning entry, “Sentrong Sanayang Teknika ng Kabataan (SSTK) sa West Bajac-Bajac” is a...

DILG Mis Occ kicks off governance transition process

June 19, 2019

OROQUIETA CITY – In preparation for the assumption of newly-elected officials, the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Misamis Occidental convened the transition teams of governor-elect Philip Tan and outgoing Misamis Occidental governor Herminia Ramiro on Monday, June 17 at the Provincial Capitol, Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental.

DILG Provincial Director Pablio Benitez,...

DILG-7 engineers, info officers undergo basic photography workshop

June 14, 2019

In its pursuit to better equip the engineers and information officers, the Project Development and Management Unit (PDMU) technical personnel and provincial information officers of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)- 7 recently went through a two-day training on the fundamentals of photography in Cebu City.

PDMU Chief Maria Thelya Oporto said that the basic photography...

DILG-7 opens new LGRC facility to the public

June 14, 2019

In the quest to provide better access to the transacting public, the Department of the Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas recently opened its new Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) facility at the ground floor of DILG-7 building at Sudlon, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City.

Local Government Academy (LGA) Executive Director Thelma T. Vecina and DILG-7 Assistant Director...

NorMin maps out peace initiatives via EO 70

June 14, 2019

Eyeing on ending local communist armed conflict, Northern Mindanao now gears up on crafting local peace initiatives through operationalizing Executive Order 70.

To complement the efforts of the National Task Force (NTF), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 recently spearheaded a City/Provincial Action Planning Workshop on building sustainable peace towards a...

DILG-7 shares aid to home for the aged in Barili

June 14, 2019

Veering away from their usual roles as capacity builders and local infrastructure development implementers, the personnel at the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-7 recently took time to extend their helping hands to the elderly people of Hospicio de San Jose in Barangay Guibuangan, Barili.

DILG-7 Regional Director Leocadio Trovela said the DILG personnel handed over gift...

DILG R12 awards top implementers during first-ever Regional PCF Summit

June 13, 2019

In its quest to share best practices in the South Cotabato Region, DILG Region XII awards the top local government units (LGUs) and Municipal Local Government Operation Officers (MLGOOs) in the region for their exemplary performance in implementing the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) during the first ever 2019 Regional PCF Summit held at EMR Convention Center, City of Koronadal, South...

DILG 10 welcomes new ARD

June 11, 2019

Yvette Tolentino-Sunga, CESO V, is the new Assistant Regional Director of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10.

Formerly assigned as the Provincial Director of Davao Oriental, the new ARD was formally introduced during the Monday Convocation of the Regional Office.

ARD Tolentino-Sunga attributed her success to both her personal efforts and team contributions...

Mis Occ E-CLIP Committee, DILG tap IPs for peace process

June 7, 2019

OROQUIETA CITY – Cognizant of the key roles of indigenous people (IPs) in the whole-of-nation approach to attain inclusive and sustainable peace, the Misamis Occidental Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) Committee and the DILG Misamis Occidental Field Office recently met with the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) at Camp Burgos, Oroquieta City to...

DILG R2 conducts organizational meeting for Regional Task Force on ELCAC

June 7, 2019

TUGUEGARAO CITY – Pursuant to the presidential directive for a whole-of-nation approach in ending local communist activities, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 2, in collaboration with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), recently spearheaded the conduct of the Organizational Meeting for the Creation of the Regional Task Force to End...

DILG 10: Hi-tech hazard, risk assessment via GIS now on final stage

May 21, 2019

Hi-tech hazard and risk assessment using Geographic Information System (GIS) at the Local Government Units (LGUs) in Northen Mindanao is coming very soon, says the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) 10.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said that the regional field office is now on the finalization of Hazard and Risk Assessment using Geographic Information System...

DILG-Bohol moves to new home

May 14, 2019

Officials and personnel of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Bohol vowed to improve their services as they moved to the newly built, single-storey provincial office building in Tagbilaran City.

DILG 7 Director Leocadio Trovela said that the P4-million newly inaugurated DILG-Bohol office is now located in a city government-owned lot at Rajah Sikatuna Avenue in Barangay...

Region 2 supports NO to Vote Buying and Vote-Selling campaign

May 10, 2019

TUGUEGARAO CITY, May 10, 2019 – Around 250 participants gathered at the Saints Peter and Paul Metropolitan Cathedral Covered Gym, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan on May 10, 2019 to affirm their strong support and commitment against vote-buying and vote-selling for the 2019 National and Local Elections also called Midterm Elections. The participants were composed of regional directors and heads...

DILG-7 joins fight vs vote buying, selling

May 10, 2019

In a unified commitment to clean and honest 2019 Midterm National and Local Elections, the DILG Region 7 together with the religious sector and other government offices in Central Visayas joined the first ever interagency caravan in the province of Bohol.

DILG-7 Director Leocadio Trovela said that over 300 people from the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines, and...

DILG R-3 spearheads Campaign against Vote-Buying and Vote-Selling

May 10, 2019

As part of the government’s advocacy to ensure clean and honest elections this coming May 13, 2019, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region III through the leadership of Regional Director Julie Daquioag has spearheaded the conduct of “Election Motorcade against Vote-Buying and Vote-Selling” on May 3, 2019 in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga.


DILG 10 to LGUs: Prepare for the worst; strengthen earthquake preparedness measures

April 29, 2019

After major earthquakes that jolted areas of Luzon and Visayas this week, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 strongly encouraged local government units to strengthen their efforts in preparing for earthquakes.

“We do not want Region 10 LGUs to be caught off guard to the possible impacts of earthquake that might strike our areas as the recent earthquakes...

Tangub City is first drug-free city in Normin

April 17, 2019

“Tangub City, drug-free!”

This was the resounding pronouncement of Tangubanons, as their City was officially declared drug-free on April 11, 2019, making it the first drug-cleared city in Region 10.

Held at Sinanduloy Cultural Center, Tangub City, Regional Oversight Committee on Dangerous Drugs (ROCDD) 10, composed of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Department of...

MIMAROPA Joint RDC-RPOC Special Meeting adopts EO 70

April 15, 2019

True to the principle that inclusive growth and sustainable development could only be achieved through peace and order, MIMAROPA Region composed of Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan pushed for a Joint Regional Development Council- Regional Peace and Order Council Special Meeting highlighting the adoption of Executive Order (EO) No. 70.

EO 70 signed by President Duterte...

Normin launches book on peacebuilding, development framework and agenda

April 12, 2019

It is a step closer to peacebuilding and peacekeeping in Northern Mindanao.

Serving as a guide for the different stakeholders to be proactive in addressing peace and development issues in Northern Mindanao through a commonly agreed analysis and course of action, the Regional Peacebuilding and Development Framework and Agenda (RPBDFA) was officially launched recently at the Capitol University,...

DILG Quirino co-administers I PROTECT

April 11, 2019

Acknowledging the vital role of the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in a culturally rich local governance setting and cognizant of the need to apprise them of their role in local legislation and promoting peaceful co-existence, the Office of the Provincial IPMR and Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) Quirino Chapter with DILG Quirino, conducted a two-day training entitled...

DILG-7 now ISO 9001:2015 Certified

April 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)- Central Visayas successfully hurdled the global standards for its quality management system with the recent conferment of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification.

Director Leocadio Trovela and Assistant Director Maria Loisella Lucino formally received the certificate of registration from the...

LGUs told to step up for SGLG 2019

April 8, 2019

The DILG in Central Visayas is now gearing up for the search for the 2019 Seal of Good Local Governance awardees draws nearer, with some preparatory works already in place.

This, as DILG 7 Director Leocadio Trovela urged the field officers and local government to work hand in hand and step up in their performance to be able to bag the seal.

As part of the preparation, he convened on April 3...

DILG 10 Supports 2019 World Water Day Celebration

April 5, 2019

With the local theme “Hawak Kamay, Tubig Kaagapay,” the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10, through Project Development and Management Unit (PDMU), participated in the celebration of World Water Day 2019.

The activity, conducted on March 29 at De Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City, was intended to promote the conservation and sustainable use of water...

Stakeholders vow for a more disaster-resilient DILG Region 2

April 4, 2019

Intensified strength was ensured in building a more disaster-resilient Cagayan Valley Region.

Around 600 participants composed of Local Chief Executives (LCEs), Philippine National Police (PNP) Chiefs of Police (COPs), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Fire Marshalls (FMs), Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers (LDRRMOs), Representatives from National Government Agencies (NGAs)...

Region 10 PCL, DILG award performing Sanggunians

March 28, 2019

Recognizing exemplary performance of Sanggunians – cities and municipalities – in legislating measures that help build the foundation of meaningful local legislation and development, the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) 10, in partnership with DILG Region 10, conducted the Local Legislative Awards (LLA) Regional Awarding on March 15, 2019 at Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City.


DILG funds halfway house in Cagayan

March 28, 2019

PENABLANCA, CAGAYAN - The DILG-Cagayan awarded this morning, March 25, 2019, the financial assistance for the “Construction of Halfway House” amounting to P5-million to the Provincial Government of Cagayan during the Flag Raising Ceremony at the Capitol Grounds.

Dir. Ruperto B. Maribbay, Jr. of the DILG-Cagayan, emphasized in his message that the fund for the halfway house is...

DILG-Isabela personnel undergo Basic Life Support training

March 21, 2019

Personnel of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Isabela underwent a Basic Life Support (BLS) Training recently at the Piazza Zicarelli Hotel and Restaurant, Upi, Gamu, Isabela.

DILG-Isabela initiated the training in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Isabela Chapter and DILG-Isabela Employees’ Union.

The training was a comprehensive first aid course where...

PRRD attends first 2019 NPOC-RPOC in Davao

March 15, 2019

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte released the names of the politicians included in the narco list and discussed election campaigns and the Cebu rape-slay case during the Joint National Peace and Order Council (NPOC) – Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) Clusters’ Meeting and AFP-PNP Command Conference on March 14, 2019 at Arcadia Active Lifestyle Center, Davao City.


ComVal awards SGLG to Outstanding Barangays

March 14, 2019

In celebration of the 21st Founding Anniversary and the 12th Bulawan Festival, the Provincial Local Government Unit of Compostela Valley, through the initiative of Gov. Jayvee Tyron Uy and in partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government, conducted a province-wide competition for the Most Outstanding Barangay in Compostela Valley, participated by a total of 11 barangays...