Placing Cebu City under ECQ not a punishment — Año

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 06/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Returning Cebu City’s status to a strict enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) is not a punishment but to address the surge of coronavirus disease cases in the city, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said Wednesday. “Nagkausap…

LGUs that impose localized lockdowns told to organize quick response teams

Doris C. Bongcac 06/09/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — While local government units (LGUs) were given the option to organize local lockdowns, they too would have be responsible for organizing their own quick response teams (QRTs)  “that should carry out the test-trace-treat…

Duterte orders Año: Dismiss rogue cops

Nestor Corrales - INQUIRER.net 10/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte ordered Interior Secretary Eduardo Año to dismiss from service rogue policemen. “Ako, not all policemen are… Mind you. By and large, ang police mababait. May mga sahol lang talaga na especially…

DILG-7 urges failing LGUs: Continue road clearing efforts

Rosalie Abatayo 10/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local government units (LGUs) whose road clearing efforts “failed” in the standards of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) must continue their efforts and prepare to explain their “non compliance.” In…

DILG Cebu starts LGU compliance audit on Año’s road clearing order

Rosalie Abatayo 10/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) already deployed validation teams to determine the compliance of the seven component cities and 44 towns in Cebu to Secretary Eduardo Año’s instruction to rid…

Año to rebels: Lay down arms, gov’t will not abandon you

08/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Interior Secretary Eduardo Año again called on members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) to lay down their arms, saying government will not abandon them unlike the NPA. “The government will never abandon…

Caindec promises to clear national highways in CV of obstruction

Futch Anthony Inso 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Vehicle owners be warned. The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) will already start to impound illegally parked vehicles that are obstructing the flow of traffic on national highways. Victor Emmanuel Caindec,…

60 day countdown for LGUs to clear public roads starts Monday — Año

07/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The 60-day period given to local chief executives for the removal of street obstructions starts this Monday, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said. Año revealed that this comes with…

Chan, Radaza call on Año to give legal opinion on City Hall office dispute

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Both Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan and lone district Representative Paz Radaza have asked Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año to give a legal opinion on their feud over the authority to…

Año tells Radaza to vacate Lapu-Lapu City Hall office

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 07/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will have to step in if Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan and district representative Paz Radaza would continue to fail to settle their dispute on…

DILG Secretary Año: PNP revamp won’t affect gov’t’s war against drugs

Nestle L. Semilla 06/01/2018

The major revamp happening at the Philippine National Police (PNP) will not affect the ongoing anti-illegal drugs and anti-criminality campaign of the government. Secretary Eduardo Año of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) gave this…

Duterte appoints Año as DILG officer-in-charge

Inquirer 01/05/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief and now interior undersecretary Eduardo Año as officer-in-charge of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Año, whose appointment paper was signed on…

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