July_Learn from the BBL_pic2

Learn from the BBL experience – Sen. Koko Pimentel

This was the challenge posed by Senator Aquilino D.L. Pimentel III to the Cordillerans during the Culminating Program of the 2015 Cordillera Month celebration held in on 15 July 2015 in Luna, Apayao. As keynote speaker of this year’s celebration, the Senator, whose father was the author of the Local Government Code, advised the Cordillerans… Read more »

CAR’s 28th Anniversary celebration takes-off with a Kapihan

The Cordillera Administrative Region officially began its 28th Founding Anniversary celebration with a kapihan held at the newly-built DENR-CAR building in Pacdal, Baguio City on June 24, 2015. The panel members included Director Ralph Pablo, DENR-CAR Regional Director and Chairman of the RDC Watershed Secom which is coordinating this year’s Cordillera Month celebration; DILG Director… Read more »

CAR looks forward to an improved forest cover by 2016

The Cordillera Region has about 43 percent forest cover, and given current trends, this will increase by 2016. This was revealed by DENR-CAR Regional Director Ralph C. Pablo during the Kapihan held on June 24, 2015 at the DENR Compound in Pacdal, Baguio City. According to the Director, the Department’s aggressive reforestation campaigns, such as… Read more »

CAR: All geared-up for its 28th year commemoration

July 15, 2015 marks the 28th Founding Anniversary of the Cordillera Administrative Region and the RDC-CAR is making sure that this year’s celebration will be a meaningful and memorable one. To jumpstart the series of activities is a Kapihan on June 24, 2015 at the DENR Compound in Pacdal, Baguio City. The Cordillera Month Opening… Read more »

Cordillera Unity Gong Relay

Going around the Cordillera with the Unity Gong

The gong relay, now in its third year, was conceived by the Development Administration Committee of the Regional Development Council (RDC) in its search for an activity that would draw all the provinces (including the city of Baguio) to the pursuit of regional autonomy.  Judging by this year’s relay, it has become a ritual where… Read more »

Abra to host Cordillera Month

Abra to host this year’s Cordillera Month

BAGUIO CITY—DOST Regional Director Julius Caesar V. Sicat, Chairman of the Economic Development Committee of the Regional Development Council, announcesthat the province of Abra will be the hostfor this year’s celebration of Cordillera Month during the RDC Special Full Council Meeting on May 22, 2014 in this city. With the purpose of broadening the appreciation… Read more »