51 mayors sued over unorganized, low performing drug councils

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday filed administrative cases against 51 mayors over their failure to create anti-drug abuse councils (ADAC). Filed ahead of…

DILG summons 108 mayors for failure to submit solid waste plans

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has issued show cause orders against 108 local chief executives over their failure to craft a 10-year solid waste management…

Shun partisan politics, DILG exec warns barangay officials

MANILA — An official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday warned barangay officials to refrain from engaging in partisan politics and favoring certain candidates in…

DILG eyes La Union as poll hotspot after attack on mayor

MANILA — Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) officer-in-charge Secretary Eduardo Año will recommend the inclusion of the province of La Union on the list of election hotspot for…

DILG supports move of mayors on guidelines for class suspension

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is supporting the move of the Metro Manila Council (MMC) to draw up new guidelines for the suspension of classes…

DILG serves dismissal order of Ilocos Norte town mayor, administrator

LAOAG CITY — Representatives of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 1 (Ilocos) served a dismissal order against Paoay Mayor Jessie Galano and municipal administrator Bruno Dumlao on…

DILG urges voters not elect corrupt bets in village, SK polls

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Friday urged voters not to elect candidates with shady backgrounds and questionable conduct in the upcoming May 14, 2018…

DILG warns of raps vs. 638 village chiefs in Bicol

  LEGAZPI CITY — Some 638 village chieftains in Bicol could be charged with negligence for failing to organize a Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC), said a top official of the…

Charges to be filed vs. LGU execs found liable for Boracay’s woes

  MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will file administrative and criminal charges against government officials, who would be found liable for Boracay’s environmental woes, DILG…

Public urged to use only allowed firecrackers

  MANILA — Three days before the New Year’s Eve revelry, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has urged the public to use only allowed firecrackers and shun…

Public warned anew vs. use of Piccolo, other banned firecrackers

MANILA — Two days before Christmas Eve, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminded the public anew about the sale and discharge of Piccolo or “scratch bangers” and…

DILG, DOJ to enforce uniform manual on inmates’ time allowances

MANILA — The departments of Justice and Interior and Local Government on Friday launched the first uniform guideline that would decongest jails and prisons through standardizing the computation of “good conduct”…

Dagupan mayor thanks constituents for city’s 3rd SGLG award

DAGUPAN CITY – Mayor Belen T. Fernandez thanked the city council, department heads of the city government and the people in the city whose combined efforts enabled Dagupan to earn…

‘Narco-pols’ list came from inter-agency task force: PDEA chief

MANILA — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino on Friday clarified that the list of narco-politicians released by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)…

21 gov’t agencies mobilized for ASEAN 2017 Summit

MANILA — A 60,000-strong multi-agency forces and resources mobilized on Sunday at the Quirino Grandstand for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit 2017 and Related Meetings in Manila…

Ombudsman orders DILG to serve dismissal order vs Iloilo mayor

MANILA — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to serve the dismissal order against Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. This…

PDEA chief on taking over drug ops: We can do it

MANILA – The head of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said despite the lack of personnel, his office has accepted the challenge to take over from the Philippine National…

La Union Riding High On Transformative Governance

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union –The Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) that the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has awarded La Union three times has created…

Maute matriarch now in BJMP custody

MANILA — Ominta Maute alias “Farhana”, the matriarch of the Maute brothers, is now in the custody of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP). This was confirmed on…

DILG exec: Suspended Kalinga gov submitted to rule of law

BAGUIO CITY — Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Cordillera Regional Director Marlo Iringan said suspended Kalinga Governor Jocel Baac peacefully turned over his post to Vice Governor James Edduba…