Maguikay barangay captain accused of molesting 15-year-old can still stay in office says DILG

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The barangay captain in Mandaue City who was accused of molesting a 15-year-old girl will remain in office. John Joan Mende, director of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), said that…

Cebu guv agrees to wait for IRR before optional mask rule, says DILG

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 06/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After a  “fruitful and productive” dialogue with the Cebu government, the Department of Interior and Local Government is now waiting for the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the optional usage of face mask…

Lapu-Lapu vice mayor: Not yet time to allow public not to wear face masks in open spaces

Futch Anthony Inso 06/13/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Vice Mayor Celedonio “Celsi” Sitoy said he believed that it was not yet the proper time to no longer require the public from wearing a face mask, even in open spaces…

Pardo village chief seeks DILG probe on Odette financial assistance anomalies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Poblacion Pardo Barangay Captain Archie Araw-araw is seeking the help of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to investigate the anomalies on the distribution of Odette financial assistance in his village.…

Odette aid: 33,000 more Cebu City residents to receive P5,000 cash

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be 33,231 more Odette victims who will receive P5,000 financial aid from Cebu City. The Cebu City Treasurer’s Office and the Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) are set to…

Mandaue City Council to study DILG memo on vaccination policy

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Council is still studying whether to implement or not the memorandum of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on COVID-19 vaccination policy. City Councilor Nerissa-Soon Ruiz, the chairperson of the…

More typhoon victims in Cebu City to get financial aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More Cebu City victims of Typhoon Odette will finally get their financial aid from the city government and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said there…

Cortes thanks Mandauehanons for helping city achieve herd immunity

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/09/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes thanked his constituents, front liners, and the different teams who helped in the city’s vaccination program. This after the Department of Interior and Local Government named Mandaue as…

Año to propose removal of policy on face shield use, says DILG exec

11/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año will propose the lifting of the face shield use policy in the next meeting of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases.…

DILG, DENR need to regulate visitors of dolomite beach — DOH

Daniza Fernandez 10/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) must regulate visitors of the so-called dolomite beach in Manila Bay, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said…

SM Supermalls gears up to open VAXCertPH booths nationwide

PR 10/06/2021

In partnership with the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), SM Supermalls launched its first official venue for the digital vaccination certificate program VAXCertPH in SM City Clark last October…

DILG Cebu City: Only court can decide if Labella is still fit to serve as mayor

Dyrecka Letigio 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only a court of law or a court of general jurisdiction can decide if Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is still fit to function as chief executive. The Department of Interior and Local…

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