Angeles City, September 25, 2016 By Atty. Edgardo D. Pamintuan - The peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines was virtually on a standstill during the administration of former President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino. Like it or not, this was because some of the appointed negotiators operated on the framework of "peace" based on the surrender of arms of the revolutionaries, and not on the political settlement founded on the resolution of the root causes of the armed conflict.
Quezon City, 25 September 2016 - We, from the League of Cities of the Philippines, are deeply saddened by the news of our esteemed member and dear colleague, COTABATO CITY MAYOR JAPAL "JOJO" J. GUIANI, JR's. passing.
Manila, 12 September 2016 - Manila. - League of Cities of the Philippines National President and GRP Peace Panel Adviser Edgardo Pamintuan, Mayor of Angeles City, has threatened to file a formal case against television and radio network GMA 7 and its reporter Jessica Bartolome for publishing a "wrong and very dangerous and damaging report."
Angeles City, 9 September 2016 - As the adviser of the GPH Peace Panel representing Local Government Units and as the President of the League of Cities of the Philippines, I am condemning the recent killings of peasant leaders in Isabela and Nueva Ecija.
Angeles City, 19 August 2016 - I am humbled by the opportunity to represent the local government units in the coming peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Oslo, Norway.
Balanga City, 18 August 2016 - Balanga City. On 15 August 2016, the City Government of Balanga joins Project i4J, a project that aims to promote local government units (LGUs) as sustainable networks for integrity and business and investment promotion.
Quezon City, 15 August 2016 - The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) expresses its full support to the resumption of the peace negotiations with all armed groups in the country including the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People's Army/National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).
Legazpi City The City began as Barangay called Sawangan (now Legazpi port district) whose inhabitants were mostly fisherman and farmers. From 1587 to 1616, the spiritual administration of the town was under the Franciscan friars of the Doctrina of Cagsawa (now Darago).
Iloilo City Iloilo City is the capital of Iloilo Province. It is strategically located at the heart of the Philippine archipelago and serves as a gateway to Panay Island. It is a highly urbanized metropolis and is the center of commerce, trade,
Cabanatuan City Cabanatuan, officially the City of Cabanatuan is a city in the province of Nueva Ecija, Philippines. It is the largest city in Nueva Ecija, and 5th in Central Luzon with a population of 272,676 in 2010. The city is popular
Silay City From Manila, Silay is 50 minutes and 30 minutes from Cebu by plane. Three airline companies fly daily (10 flights) from Manila and Cebu. Silay City is also accessible via Bacolod from Manila (18 hours) and by fast craft from
58th National Executive Board Meeting June 8, 2016 On June 17, 2016, we will be holding our 58th National Executive Board Meeting at Oudh A & B, 9th Floor, Marco Polo Ortigas, Meralco Avenue and Sapphire Road, San Antonio, Pasig City.
LCP-ICMA YSEALI Environmental Sustainability Professional Fellows Program April 5, 2016 The League of Cities of the Philippines and International County/City Management Association (ICMA), with the US States Department are calling applications for the Environmental Sustainability Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for professionals from the Philippines under the Young Southeast Asian Leaders' Initiative.
LCP-ICMA-US State Department call for applications March 4, 2016 The League of Cities of the Philippines and International County/City Management Association (ICMA), with the US States Department are calling applications for the Legislative Process and Governance Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for professionals from the Philippines under the Young Southeast Asian Leaders' Initiative.
LCP-ICMA-US State Department call for applications October 8, 2015 The LCP and International County/ City Management Association (ICMA), with the US States Department are calling applications for the 2016 Professional Fellowship Exchange Program under the Young Southeast Asian Leaders' Initiative.
UP NCTS Traffic Administration Course October 27, 2014 The U.P. National Center for Transportation Studies (U.P. NCTS) is pleased to announce that applications to the 10th offering of the Center's Traffic Administration Course are now being accepted.
LCP CCTB forum presentations downloadable here September 10, 2014 The LCP has been doing a nationwide forum series titled Synergizing Efforts to Combat Tuberculosis in Cities (CCTB) to help cities develop local policies and build public-private alliance to fight local TB.
DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2014-39 March 28, 2014 Department of the Interior and Local Government Memorandum Circular No.2014-39: 2014 Seal of Good Local Governance: Pagkilala sa Katapatan at Kahusayan ng Pamahalaang Lokal
Job Announcement October 27, 2013 The League of Cities of the Philippines through its Secretariat is currently seeking (1) Content Writer and (1) Graphic Artist in the development of infographic materials on Solid Waste Management for Local Government Units.
Climate Change Commission Resolution No. 2016-001 August 9, 2016 This refers to the request of the Department of the Interior and Local Government to disseminate to our members a copy of Commission Resolution No. 2016-001 on the Development of a Clear Policy on Coal-Fired Power Plants in Pursuit of Low Carbon Development Pathway for the Philippines, signed by then President Benigno S. Aquino III.
2016 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award) May 13, 2016 The Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Interior and Local Government endorse the invitation from the Foreign Affairs of Guangzhou Municipal People's Government for cities and local government units to submit entries to the 2016 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award) and participate in the 3rd International Conference on Urban Innovation to be held in December 2016.
Dissemination of Memorandum Circular No.93 from the Office of the President April 15, 2016 A Memorandum Circular No. 93, was issued and signed by Executive Secretary Pacquito N. Ochoa, Jr. dated March 3, 2016 entitled "Directing All Government Agencies and Instrumentalities, including Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations, and Encouraging Local Government Units to Extend Support and Participation to the Kabisig Philippine Government Expo 2016"
Solidarity with the Global Urban October celebration from October 5 to October 31 October 2, 2015 The United Nations (UN) Habitat, the UN agency for human settlements and urbanization, is encouraging local governments around the world in the annual Urban October, a global platform where individuals, organizations, and governments can discuss ways to address the challenges of urbanization. For 2015, the Urban October starts on October 5 in time for the World Habitat Day and ends on October 31 in time for the World Cities Day.
Earth Hour 2015 Main Switch Off Event March 19, 2015 Among World Wide Fund for Nature's (WWF) most successful campaigns is Earth Hour, the largest voluntary movement for the planet. WWF started Earth Hour to engage a mass audience behind the issues facing our planet, and to make a statement that when united we can make a difference.