DAGUPAN CITY—Malacañang has dismissed an administrative complaint against Mayor Benjamin Lim for abuse of authority in connection with the city government’s purchase of a piece of land in San Jacinto, Pangasinan, in 2002. In another complaint for graft filed at the Office of the Ombudsman in June last year, a certain Leo Angeles said [...]
Local government units (LGUs) must submit action plans to stem poverty in their areas before they can have access to or receive funds for their proposed projects to national agencies next year, an official of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) said here on Friday.
By Fernando Fajardo
Located in the middle-eastern coastal region of Cebu, Mandaue City has the advantage of being closest, among the local government units in Cebu, to both the International Airport in Lapu-Lapu City in Mactan Island and the International Seaport in Cebu City at the edge of the city’s southern boundary. The city is also the main [...]
By Matikas Santos
Police are ready to assist local governments with forced evacuations of residents who refuse to leave their areas despite repeated warnings of possible accidents brought about by tropical storm “Gener”, a police spokesman said Monday.
By Edwin Fernandez
The killing of a Bombo Radyo driver and occasional reporter in Koronadal City was probably not work related and could have been the result of a grudge over a land dispute, police said, but the provincial board of South Cotabato disagreed.
By Joey Gabieta
Only 11 of the over 140 local government units (LGUs) in Eastern Visayas have yet to comply with the national government’s policy on full disclosure of financial transactions, according to a Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) official.
By Donna Z. Pazzibugan
, Matikas Santos
Better to overact than to not have acted enough is how National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director Benito Ramos wants to approach preparations for North Korea’s rocket launch this week.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
A former village chief was gunned down near his house in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City on Tuesday night, the police said.
A barangay chair was shot and killed by a lone assailant in his farm in Barangay (village) San Jose Malamig in San Pablo City in Laguna yesterday, police said.
By Tarra Quismundo
Insurgency once blocked progress in Sitio Lantad, Misamis Oriental. But now development is in full swing, with new roads promoting not only trade but also community understanding.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
To promote what local officials call a “favorable partnership,” the city of Valenzuela and Narvacan town in Ilocos Sur have forged a sisterhood agreement that will enable them to share their “best practices” in several areas.
By DJ Yap
Some 162 governors and mayors are facing removal from office for failing to comply with the Aquino administration’s full disclosure policy.
The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will hold a summit involving local government units (LGU) in an effort to boost the country’s grassroots program. “We want to entice more athletes to participate by encouraging the city or municipality where they come from to join the Batang Pinoy,” said PSC commissioner Jolly Gomez. The idea behind the [...]