LGU execs ordered to form ‘local governance transition team’

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Tuesday ordered incumbent local officials to create a transition team before the start of the campaign period for elective…

Palace warns local execs as ‘Rosita’ threatens Luzon

MANILA — Malacañang on Monday said local government officials particularly mayors can be charged with neglect of duty if they cannot be found when Typhoon Rosita makes a landfall in Northern…

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…

Ilocos Norte LGUs urged to produce iron-fortified rice

LAOAG CITY — How much does it take to localize the production of iron-fortified rice? For just an additional PHP2 per kilo of ordinary rice, one can serve his or her…

LGUs urged to join search for ‘Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan’

ILOILO CITY— Coastal local government units in Western Visayas are urged to join the search for “Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan” (MMK) of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resoruces (BFAR).…

PNP: Drowning of 10 people on Holy Week shows need for ordinances

DAGUPAN CITY — The drowning of 10 vacationists in various rivers and beaches of Pangasinan on Holy Week should serve as a wake up call to local government units (LGUs)…