BLGF Caps Milestone Year with 2019 Stakeholders Program

The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) marks another year with a new milestone by a recognition program for the stakeholders on 12 December 2019 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC). The BLGF, in partnership with the different stakeholders, strengthen its position through the ceremonial signing with different financing institutions on the exchange of […]


BLGF Push for a Strong Valuation Reform Campaign

The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) and the Department of Finance (DOF) engaged in the simultaneous briefings on the Proposed Real Property Valuation Reform under Package 3 of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) on 18 October 2019 – National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Sectoral Coordination Forum, Consultation Meeting with UNICEF Education Sector and […]


BLGF Strengthens its ISO Certification Process

The Bureau of Local Government Finance welcomes the year 2019 with high hopes of obtaining the certification on the Quality Management System (QMS), with the Top Management leading the setting of direction for the Bureau. To align the perspective of the Bureau’s Officials and Employees with the new set of vision and long-term strategies during […]


Sri Lankan Delegates Visit DOF-BLGF to Discuss Financial Management in the Country

Last 30 January 2019, delegates from the Provincial Public Accounts Committee of the Western Province Provincial Council of Sri Lanka visited the Department of Finance to discuss public accountability and transparency in the implementation of programs and projects. The International Exposure is designed to provide the delegates knowledge on the different public accounting and transparency […]


BLGF Attends IVSC Annual General Meeting 2018 in Dubai

The Bureau of Local Government Finance, through Executive Director Niño Raymond B. Alvina, Acting Deputy Executive Director Jose Arnold M. Tan and OIC Director Geriebeth G. Dela Torre, participated in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) on 22-24 October 2018 in Dubai, UAE. As a new institutional member of […]


BLGF Joins the International Valuation Course in Malaysia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Malaysia, through the Malaysian Technological Cooperation Program (MTCP), conducted a three-week International Certificate Course on Property Valuation from July 09 to 27 2018 at the National Institute of Valuation (INSPEN), Sengalar, Malaysia. Mr. Don Rommel D. Dais, Local Assessment Operations Officer IV, of the BLGF Local Assessment Operations […]


BLGF Caps Off 2018 with New Milestones

The Bureau of Local Government Finance held its year-end activity last 17 December 2018 at the Philippine International Convention Center, acknowledging some remarkable milestones. As part of a three-level competency certification under the Standardized Examination and Assessment for Local Treasury (SEAL) Program, the top passers of the Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE) 2017 […]


BLGF Bares New Appointments to the Government

(DED Jose Arnold M. Tan, CESO V) Acting Deputy Executive Director Jose Arnold M. Tan, CESO V formally took his oath as a new board member of the Professional Regulatory Board of Real Estate Service (PRBRES) representing the government sector in the Philippines. The oath-taking ceremony took place at the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) on […]


BLGF Trains Local Treasurers in Data Analytics

  As part of instituting professional development and capacity build-up on local treasury service for the year 2018, the Bureau of Local Government Finance conducted a total of five (5) batches of trainings on Data Management and Analysis (DAMA) to local treasury officials of different local government units (LGUs) and BLGF personnel throughout the year. […]