DILG, DENR, LGUs team up needed to fix water, waste problems

January 29, 2024 Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benhur Abalos on Friday afternoon pushed for active collaboration between local government units (LGUs) and national government agencies in tackling the growing problem of waste management and water security. Abalos made the call during his speech at the Waste and Water Summit at continue reading : DILG, DENR, LGUs team up needed to fix water, waste problems

9 years after Mamasapano tragedy PBBM, Abalos pay homage to SAF 44

January 25, 2024 President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., along with Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos and other officials, on Thursday honored the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos who perished in a botched police operation at Tukanalipao in Mamasapano, Maguindanao province nine years ago. In his message during the SAF 44 National Day continue reading : 9 years after Mamasapano tragedy PBBM, Abalos pay homage to SAF 44

For easier, faster business processing Abalos reports 60% of LGUs now using automated system

January 24, 2024 Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benhur Abalos on Wednesday said that 60% or 921 out of 1,634 cities and municipalities in the country are now using electronic systems to process business permits and licenses. Abalos issued the statement during a press briefing in Malacanang, following the directive of continue reading : For easier, faster business processing Abalos reports 60% of LGUs now using automated system

Fighting El Nino: DILG, water firms tackle looming water supply interruptions, shortage

January 22, 2024 The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) over the weekend convened water concessionaires, and representatives from Liga ng mga Barangay (LNB) in Metro Manila, to discuss strategies on how to prevent possible water shortage and supply interruptions amid the ongoing El Niño phenomenon. “Napakahalaga ng tubig para sa ating lahat continue reading : Fighting El Nino: DILG, water firms tackle looming water supply interruptions, shortage

Abalos exhorts Dubai – bound PNP-SAF team: Learn from the best, reach for excellence

January 22, 2024 Interior and Local Government Secretary (DILG) Benhur Abalos on Friday morning urged the 84th Special Action Company-Rapid Deployment Battalion of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to “always reach for the pinnacle of excellence” and learn from the best in the world as they represent the country in the 2024 UAE SWAT Dubai continue reading : Abalos exhorts Dubai – bound PNP-SAF team: Learn from the best, reach for excellence

Abalos assures swift senior PNP officials’ promotions

January 17, 2024 Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos has vowed there will be no more delays in the promotions of third-level officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Abalos made the assurance following the issuance of the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) Resolution No. 2023-1704, which imposes a 30-day timeline to complete the processing continue reading : Abalos assures swift senior PNP officials’ promotions

Abalos reaffirms advocacy vs malnutrition, stunting of children

January 16, 2024 Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benhur Abalos over the weekend reaffirmed his advocacy on nurturing newborn and young children in their first 1,000 days to counter malnutrition and stunting. He made the commitment during the launch of Operations Manual on Non-Governmental Organizations’ (NGOs’) Involvement in the Children’s First continue reading : Abalos reaffirms advocacy vs malnutrition, stunting of children

Modern, condo-type 4PH housing project to rise in San Juan City

January 16, 2024 Barely a week after meeting with Metro Manila mayors on the planned government housing project under Pambansang Pabahay Para sa Pilipino Program (4PH), Human Settlements and Urban Development Secretary Jose Acuzar and Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos on Monday visited the proposed site in San Juan City. Joining them during continue reading : Modern, condo-type 4PH housing project to rise in San Juan City