On July 6, 2017 the cities of Davao, Tagum, Island Garden City of Samal, Panabo of Davao del Norte, Digos of Davao del Sur and Mati of Davao Oriental signs the Millennium Development Goals – Family-based Actions for Children and Their Environs in the Slums (MDG-FACES) Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) at the A. Venue Hotel, Makati City.

Read more: Six (6) Davao Region cities inks MOA for SDG-FACES

“The general public should be warned against this scam because we in the government service will not allow such solicitations especially with regard to appointments to government posts. It is cunning and fraudulent. DILG will not sanction nor endorse any organizations that carries this kind of work,” Regional Director Alex C. Roldan said.

Read more: DILG XI warn LGUs against scam on soliciting nominees for OIC Punong Barangays

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) once again opens its door to its annual nationwide Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV). The SOV aims to pay tribute to the unsung and ordinary Filipino citizens and organizations whose services contribute to the country’s development priorities.

This is to recognize the pivotal contribution of volunteers to the Philippine Development initiatives.

Read more: DILG XI enjoins all LGUs to submit nominations for the Search for Outstanding Volunteers

4th Consultative Meeting to address drugs, criminality and corruption


DAVAO CITY — The problem on illegal drugs is affecting various sectors across the country, and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) areas are not exempted. Thus, the government and the MILF signed on June 30, 2017 the protocol of cooperation on the anti-illegal drugs campaign specifically in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and other parts of Mindanao. 


Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge Catalino Cuy spearheaded the signing of the agreement in behalf of the Government of the Philippines  while Atty. Abdul Dataya, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front peace panel’s counterpart in the Ad Hoc Joint Action Group (MILF-AHJAG) signed in behalf of the MILF during the 4th Consultative Meeting to Address Drugs, Criminality and Corruption at Hotel Elena, Davao City.


Read more: Gov’t of the Philippines, MILF sign protocol of cooperation against illegal drugs

DAVAO CITY, June 28, 2017(DILG) - - Dir. Alex C. Roldan, CESO V, assumed as the new regional director of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Office No. 11 on June 5, after a simple turn-over ceremony held at the Regional Office 11, this city.

RD Ananias M. Villacorta, who served the Davao Region for five (5) years turned over the leadership to Director Roldan due to his retirement.

In his message, he emphasized that employees’ well-being and contentment must be deliberated to be able to give the utmost quality services to the clientele, both inside and outside. “All personnel must be happy because happy and content personnel make more accurate decisions, serves clientele the best and better at handling stresses.”

Before his appointment as Regional Director, Dir. Alex C. Roldan served as the Provincial Director of DILG Davao del Norte for more than six years and has served the government sector as former head of City Information Office under President Duterte, and part-time professor of University of Southeastern Philippines.

He obtained graduate degrees in Development Studies at Massey, New Zealand and Business Administration at University of Southeastern Philippines, Davao City, Philippines.

Dir Roldan has vowed to implement all DILG program, projects and activities efficiently and effectively while promoting for good governance reforms and developments. (MSM)