Traditional jeeps bumiyahe na

July 03, 2020
BUMIYAHE na kahapon Friday, (July 3, 2020) ang mga traditional jeepneys, matapos ilabas ng Land Transporation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ang mga guidelines na susundin ng mga operators at drivers under general community quarantine, sa Metro Manila.

Over 15K PDLs freed from jails

July 02, 2020
THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that over 15,000 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) were released from jail facilities under the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) from March 17 to June 22 as part of the government’s decongestion program in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

DILG goes after bgy execs behind Sinulog street dance

June 29, 2020
DEPARTMENT of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año today said he is issuing a Show Cause Order against barangay officials who are behind in the conduct of a viral Sinulog street dance and procession in a COVID-19 hotspot in Cebu City. He also ordered the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group to conduct an investigation and file charges against the organizers of the said event.

Lockdown in 112 areas effective vs COVID-19

June 26, 2020
THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said today that 112 areas all over the country have been placed by their respective Local Government Units under localized or granular lockdown showing that LGUs have been implementing the LGU-led zoning containment strategy developed by the National Task Force against COVID-19.

LGUs resorting to localized lockdowns

June 26, 2020
THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) yesterday said that 112 areas all over the country have been placed by their respective Local Government Units under localized or granular lockdown, showing that LGUs have been implementing the LGU-led zoning containment strategy developed by the National Task Force against COVID-19.

PUV modernization plan gets boost

June 25, 2020
IN this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has approved to double the equity subsidy from P80,000 to P160,000 for operators joining the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program, with retroactive effectivity.

Call for abolition of LTFRB backed

June 25, 2020
A commuter and transport group have expressed full support for the proposal of Senior Citizen party-list Representative Francisco Datol jr., to abolish the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) amid the transportation woes the public is experiencing.

DILG: Beware of fake PWDs seeking fake IDs

June 25, 2020
FOLLOWING reports of fake persons with disabilities (PWDs) who are allegedly availing of PWD discounts, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said it supports the call of Congress for a crackdown on the proliferation of fake PWD IDs even as it urged local government units (LGUs) to be stricter in the issuance of identification cards to PWDs and ensure that such IDs are issued to legitimate PWDs only.