NEWS AND STORIES

The 2016-2019 LCP Triennial Accomplishment Report

Quezon City, 4 October 2019 - We are pleased to share to the public the 2016-2019 LCP Triennial Accomplishment Report, a document that summarizes the achievements of the League in meeting the goals set forth by our members in the 2016-2019 LCP Strategic Plan.

LCP launches its Canadian Embassy-funded project promoting gender and development in cities

Davao City, 4 October 2019 - The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) recently held its 69th National Executive Board (NEB) meeting last 27 September 2019 at the Dusit D2 Hotel in Davao City. Led by LCP National Chairperson and Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, the NEB meeting gathered city mayors to provide them with updates on the activities of the LCP through its Secretariat.

President Duterte Open to Exploring Options for Early Implementation of Mandanas Decision

Davao City, 27 September 2019 - City mayors expressed their gratitude to President Duterte following the latter’s announcement that he is exploring options for local governments to immediately avail their share of the national revenue as ruled by the Supreme Court in the petition filed by Batangas Gov. Hermilando Mandanas.

Successful Dialogue with City Mayors and DBM Secretary Avisado Organized

Quezon City, 6 September 2019 - The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), headed by its National President and Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia, had a fruitful dialogue with Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Wendel E. Avisado on pressing issues confronting city governments today.

City Mayors Appeal for the Immediate Implementation of SC Ruling on LGU Share in National Taxes

Quezon City, 2 September 2019 - The official association of city mayors in the country urged the national government to release this year the "just share" of local governments in all national taxes, thereby expanding the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) of LGUs.

Support to DILG MC Calling for the Clearing of Roads from Illegal Structures & Constructions

Quezon City, 28 August 2019 - The League of Cities of the Philippines fullysupportss the implementation of DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2019-121, which calls for the clearing of roads from illegal structures and constructions across the country.

Bacolod Mayor Bing Leonardia is the new LCP National President

Mandaluyong City, 24 July 2019 - Philippine city mayors elected Bacolod Mayor Evelio (Bing) Leonardia as the National President of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) at the 68th General Assembly of the organization held at Edsa Shangri-La on July 19, 2019.

Three-term PH city mayors and members of the LCP board recognized at the 67th LCP General Assembly

Taguig City, 25 June 2019 - League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) National President and Angeles City Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan honored his fellow city mayors who have served for three consecutive terms, as well as members of the LCP National Executive Board (NEB) for period 2016-2019, at the Joint 67thNEB Meeting and 67th General Assembly of the LCP at Shangri-La at the Fort in Taguig on 20 June 2019.

Building Leadership for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

Quezon City, 19 June 2019 - Fellows from seven countries participated in the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) fellowship program, a yearlong fellowship experience which included an immersive one- to three-month stay at a host institution in Asia.

SC affirms 2018 ruling: LGUs should get share of all national taxes

Baguio City, 10 April 2019 - The Supreme Court (SC) stood by its 2018 decision that local government units (LGUs) are entitled to internal revenue allotments (IRAs) based on collections of not just the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) but all tax-collecting government agencies.
2019 Climate Action Summit
September 12, 2019
The 2019 Climate Action Summit this 23rd of September will showcase national and local efforts across the globe in responding to the current global climate emergency.
One Planet City Challenge 2019 - 2020
March 19, 2019
On behalf of the Climate Change and Energy Unit of WWF-Philippines, I wish to invite all cities to join the One Planet City Challenge (OPCC) 2019-2020.
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2019 Climate Action Summit 2019 Climate Action
September 11, 2019
The 2019 Climate Action Summit this 23rd of September will showcase national and local efforts across the globe in responding to the current global climate emergency.
Invitation to the Biggest Mobile App Summit and Expo in the Philippines
September 4, 2019
The Office of the Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship, headed by its President and Chair of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines, Mr. Joey Concepcion, cordially invites city mayors and technical officers to the event called, “SIGN UP: Angat Lahat sa Digital!” on 23 September 2019 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.
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