Abalos ramps up efforts to create clean, healthy communities

February 19, 2024 Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benhur Abalos on Saturday prodded the Mandaluyong City Council to pass an ordinance imposing community service instead of fines and penalties on violators of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.’s flagship KALINISAN program. Abalos explained that the move would encourage the citizens to develop a cleaner and healthier continue reading : Abalos ramps up efforts to create clean, healthy communities

PAHAYAG NG DILG PARA SA ARAW NG MGA PUSO AT PAGSISIMULA NG KUWARESMA

February 15, 2024 Atty. Benjamin ‘Benhur’ Abalos, Jr. DILG Secretary Isang masaya at mapagpalang Araw ng mga Puso sa ating lahat! Sa espesyal na araw na ito, ipamalas at ipadama natin sa bawat isa ang ating pagmamalasakit at pagmamahal. Valentine’s day is celebrated around the world. This shows its universality – both in language and continue reading : PAHAYAG NG DILG PARA SA ARAW NG MGA PUSO AT PAGSISIMULA NG KUWARESMA

Abalos vows crackdown vs extortion gang preying on truckers

February 14, 2024 Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos on Tuesday vowed to go after groups and individuals behind extortion activities victimizing truckers and delivery drivers in Metro Manila and other parts of the country. Abalos made the assurance following a meeting with the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) who complained continue reading : Abalos vows crackdown vs extortion gang preying on truckers

DILG, REACH Foundation ink accord to help physically challenged kids

February 12, 2024 Children with disabilities (CWDs), especially those living in poor and remote communities, can now have access to free occupational, physical, and speech therapy services through teletherapy. This, after the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Rehabilitation and Empowerment of Adults and Children with Handicap Foundation Inc. (REACH Foundation) continue reading : DILG, REACH Foundation ink accord to help physically challenged kids

Abalos moves to realize PBBM’s clean and green drive; seeks LGUs support

February 12, 2024 Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos on Saturday warned on the dangers posed by the improper disposal of solid waste products even as he pushed for more aggressive implementation of the government’s KALINISAN sa Bagong Pilipinas program. The KALINISAN sa Bagong Pilipinas program intends to uphold clean and green governance at continue reading : Abalos moves to realize PBBM’s clean and green drive; seeks LGUs support

On Abalos’ suggestion PBBM deploys MMDA water purification teams to flood-hit areas in Davao

February 8, 2024 Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos on Wednesday said water purification teams from the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on instructions of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., will be deployed in the flood and landslide-hit areas in Davao and Caraga. Abalos made the announcement following a situation briefing presided by President continue reading : On Abalos’ suggestion PBBM deploys MMDA water purification teams to flood-hit areas in Davao

“Protect your hearts and wallets this Valentine’s Day” Abalos issues warning versus ‘love scams’

February 7, 2024 Love is in the air this February, and so are scammers, said Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos on Tuesday as he urged the public to be vigilant against what he described as ‘love scams’. Citing the Philippine National Police (PNP) Anti-Cybercrime Group’s Cyber Security Bulletin No. 133, Abalos said “love continue reading : “Protect your hearts and wallets this Valentine’s Day” Abalos issues warning versus ‘love scams’

Abalos: Enforce trikes, pedicabs ban on highways

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benhur Abalos today reiterated his call for local government units (LGUs) to strictly enforce regulations prohibiting tricycles, and pedicabs from plying along national highways. He explained that while trikes and pedicabs provide accessible and affordable modes of transportation, the safety of drivers, passengers and road users continue reading : Abalos: Enforce trikes, pedicabs ban on highways