Año: LGUs support localized peace talks
Inquirer.Net, 19 July 2018
Various local government units have expressed their support for the holding of localized peace talks, according to Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año.
De Lima proposes system for LGUs to aid PWDs
Manila Bulletin, 18 July 2018
Senator De Lima urged local officials to train enough emergency service providers who can assist family members of the PWD community in times of man-made or natural disasters.
Bicam OKs final Bangsamoro bill for Duterte signature
Rappler, 18 July 2018
The bicameral conference committee finalized on Wednesday, July 18, the bill that would establish and grant greater autonomy to a new Bangsamoro region.
Creation of federal gov't estimated to cost P55B -Manasan
Manila Bulletin, 17 July 2018
The creation of a federal government is estimated to cost P55 billion and would mean more taxes from Filipino citizens, Dr. Rosario Manasan of the Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS) told the Senate constitutional amendments and revision of codes said Tuesday.
Supreme Court: LGU shares shall be sourced from all national taxes
Rappler, 04 July 2018
The Supreme Court (SC) announced on Wednesday, July 4, its ruling that the “just share” of local government units shall be sourced from “all national taxes and not only national internal revenue taxes.”
PH still far from becoming PWD-inclusive -- UP study
Rappler, 25 June 2018
Only 60 percent of local government units have a Persons with Disability Office (PDAO), according to a study by the UP Center for Local and Regional Governance (UP CLRG) on persons with disability (PWD) inclusion in the Philippines.
DILG: More than 300,000 SK officials finish mandatory training
MSN, 25 May 2018
In an effort to prepare and capacitate newly-elected youth leaders, around 335,600 Sangguniang Kabataan officials have completed their nationwide mandatory training nearly two weeks after the 2018 barangay and SK elections, the Department of the Interior and Local Government said Friday.