EFFICIENCY must now be the norm in transacting business with all local government units (LGUs) across the country.
THE single most important role of the Philippine National Police (PNP) during elections is to become “impartial and nonpartisan…deputies of the Commission on Elections [Comelec],” Undersecretary Eduardo M. Año, officer in charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), said last Sunday, on the eve of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (BSKE) elections.
THE Philippines appear to have no expert in federalism.
THE administration of Mayor Oscar G. Malapitan is currently holding a 16-day job fair that intends to recruit as many as 100 jobless residents of Caloocan City to work for the call center and logistics industry.
THE administration of Mayor Antolin A. Oreta III has allotted more than P422 million for the construction of 11 school buildings and the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of old classrooms and other public-school facilities in different parts of Malabon City this year.
THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to “intensify the training of public-school teachers who will be serving as Board of Election Inspectors [BEIs]” in the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) on May 14 to prevent any irregularity in the manual form of election.
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) expects strong public support for the revision of the Constitution to pave the way for a federal form of government after the consultative committee (Con-com) tasked to study the changes comes out with its recommendations.
THE first facility in the country that will exclusively take care of children with disabilities (CWDs) will open next month in Quezon City.
JOHANNA Heart Genon was one of the first graduates of the first batch of senior high-school students under the K to 12 basic educational program who graduated this April.
THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said it will train its guns on the officials of provincial, city and municipalities that have failed to put up antidrug abuse councils (Adacs).
EXPRESSING concern on the city’s future professionals, Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte strongly urged hundreds of college graduates not to apply on jobs that do not suit the programs they finished in college.
MORE than 1,000 women, children and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTs) people who were victims of various forms of domestic violence and abuse have been saved by the Quezon City Protection Center (QCPC) since 2011.
NO less than Quezon City Vice Mayor Josefina G. Belmonte is spearheading the massive education campaign in the city because she strongly believes that “a well-informed electorate is essential in achieving a credible and honest barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan election [BSKE].”
Some 1 million candidates are vying for more than 600,000 positions in the forthcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on May 14.
THE Quezon City Sangguniang Panlungsod wants the candidates for the city’s 142 barangays and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) to undergo drug tests to ensure that no drug users would become government officials in the city.
AN independent research group on Monday revealed that the P512 daily rate of workers in Metro Manila is not enough to buy the daily needs of a family with six members.
The Duterte administration has started to disburse some P10.56 billion for some 4.4 million households registered under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in a bid to extend help for them to survive the “adverse economic impact” of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
MAKATI City has the highest cost of living in the Philippines, a survey conducted by an international research group showed.
INTERIOR Officer In Charge Eduardo M. Año issued a directive to Director General Oscar D. Albayalde to conduct its own investigation on the anomaly involving the P58.849-million daily additional substance allowance (ASA) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF).
THE 16 mayors of Metro Manila’s cities and one municipality should adopt the Quezon City government’s “interoperability and coordination capabilities” in crisis management, as it unifies all needed government agencies.
THE 273 waterways or estero in different parts of Metro Manila should be a cause of alarm to the 17 mayors of the metropolis because they are all extremely dirty.
IN this era of modern technology, computer games appear to be the favorite hobby of children.
THE lives of the more than 3 million residents of Quezon City are extremely important to the administration of Mayor Herbert M. Bautista.
THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has renewed its call for local voters to elect only deserving candidates for positions in barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to ensure good local government officials for the next two years.
The Duterte administration is not only determined to pursue its “Build, Build, Build” (BBB) infrastructure buildup program to further spur economic growth and development, but also wanted 145 cities across the country to be “livable and sustainable.”
Ten cities in the Philippines were included in the 28 safest cities in Southeast Asia last year based on the survey of Numbeo.
‘GENERALLY peaceful and orderly.” This is the prediction of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on the conduct of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) that started on April 14. It will end on May 14.
A TOTAL of 18,650 nonreaders and poor readers from different public elementary schools in Valenzuela City are set to attend classes about “how to read and how to read correctly” this summer.
QUEZON City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista assured graduating elementary pupils they can pursue their dream of graduating from college because the city will henceforth help provide tuition for their college studies.
The Federation of Free Workers (FFW) on Monday said the group is not giving up its call to President Duterte to end the contractualization of workers.