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Cordi autonomy bill filed as HB 5343

Technical sessions convened by the RDC from mid-2016 to February 2017 to review and enhance the provisions of the draft autonomy organic act previously filed as HB 4649. House Bill 5343 “An Act Establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC)” was officially filed on Monday, March 20, 2017 during the First Regular Session of… Read more »

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RDC retrains IEC speakers on autonomy and federalism

RDC Vice-chair and NEDA Regional Director Milagros Rimando updates participants of the new timeline to achieve autonomy by 2019, and the consensus among CAR leaders to pursue autonomy first towards federalism. BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) through NEDA-CAR on February 20-21, 2017 continued to banner the ‘autonomy first towards federalism’ slogan… Read more »

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First autonomy theater arts play features Benguet hero

BAGUIO CITY – The play entitled “Song of Mateo” launched on February 10, 2017 at the Baguio City High School Auditorium featured the first theater arts production sponsored by the Regional Development Council (RDC) – CAR. It highlights the region’s continuing quest for self-determination. The project has been one of the many efforts of the… Read more »

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Autonomy must be inclusive – peace Secretary Dureza

TABUK, Kalinga, February 13, 2017 – “We should listen to everyone”, this was the message of autonomy champion and Peace Adviser Sec. Jesus Dureza before the Cordillera Regional Development Council in Tabuk, Kalinga during its meeting on February 13, 2017. Said meeting was hosted by the province which coincided with its 22nd Foundation Day and… Read more »