Local Government in the Philippines

Local Government in the Philippines

Local government in the Philippines is divided into four levels: Autonomous regions Provinces and cities independent from a province Component cities and municipalities Barangays All divisions below the regional level are called “local government units (LGUs).” According to the Constitution, the LGUs “shall enjoy local autonomy”, and in which the president exercises “general supervision”. Congress […]

Local government in Malaysia

The local government or local authority (Malay: kerajaan tempatan or pihak berkuasa tempatan (PBT)) is the lowest level in the system of government in Malaysia—after federal and state. It has the power to collect taxes (in the form of assessment tax), to create laws and rules (in the form of by-laws) and to grant licenses and permits for any trade in its area […]