A Provincial Consultation on Operations and Data Reporting and Management Systems on  Disaster Risk Reduction Management was conducted last October 15, 2012 at SP Session Hall, Tarlac Capitol as part of PDRRMC activities of the Province of Tarlac.  Said activity was attended by all MDRRMC/CDMRRMC of Tarlac and DILG representatives namely, Ria L. Ramos and Robert C. Diola.

   Barangay Carangian, Tarlac City, conducted its second semester of CY 2012 Barangay Assembly on October 14, 2012, held at Barangay Covered Court, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 260 and in accordance with Section 397 of the Local Government Code of 1991 or Republic Act 7160.

   With the accessibility of information in the internet, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), an advocate of transparency in governance, deliberated on the use of a network of interlinked computer worldwide which is accessible to the general public to post the Local Government Units’ (LGUs) budgets and finances, bids and public offerings in their respective websites.

   The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry [PCCI], the biggest agrupation of business organizations in the country has named the province of Tarlac as winner in their nationwide search for the Most Business Friendly LGU [Local Government Unit].

DILG Secretary Hon. Jesse M. Robredo was the guest of honor and speaker during the conduct of the Global Migration Campaign 2012 on May 1, 2012 at Aquino Center, Luisita Industrial Park, Tarlac City. 

The activity, with the theme “Awareness, Action and Achievement” was aimed to free Tarlac of migrant-related crimes such as illegal recruitment and women trafficking, among others.  Also, one of the objectives of the activity is to educate and help people understand the available services being offered by the government with regard to this campaign.

Among the presenters during the activity were representatives from the POEA, DFA, OWWA, Cong. Susan Yap and Jovel Milan form the religious sector.  The campaign was highlighted by a Memorandum of Agreement Signing on the convergence and collaboration to end migration relative crimes.