Cordillera leaders renew call for regional autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – “The [Cordillera] region as a whole has yet to hurdle its first major challenge as called for by the 1987 Constitution”. This is according to Department of Agriculture Secretary and Cabinet Officer on Regional Development & Security for the Cordillera, William Dar during the joint Regional Development Council and Regional Peace &… Read more »

RDC addresses Mountain Province development concerns

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The Regional Development Council (RDC) and Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) met in Bontoc, Mountain Province on March 19 for its first quarter meeting of 2019. As customary in RDC meetings, the host province presents its local development concerns. Two of the primary concerns of the province are the weak… Read more »

Bauko kicks-off barangay autonomy IEC

Bauko, Mountain Province – The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Bauko, Mountain Province kicked-off the autonomy information drive in the first cluster of barangays at Tapapan Elementary School Open Gymnasium last February 15, 2019. Close to 300 barangay residents from Guinzadan Central, Guinzadan Norte, Guinzadan Sur, Leseb and Tapapan listened to the discussions of Bauko… Read more »

Mountain Province Gears for First Marathon Relay for Autonomy

Gov. Bonifacio Lacwasan dancing the “takik”. (Photo credit to Geoffrey Ogfotech) Baguio City – Drumming up the information campaign on autonomy, the Mountain Province LGU with the Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) partnered to plan for the conduct the marathon relay for autonomy during the celebration of the… Read more »

Social preparation ensures effective core shelter implementation

In line with NEDA-CAR’s function to monitor project implementation in the region, NEDA Regional Director Milagros Rimando visited Bauko, Mountain Province on May 6, and discussed the status of the DSWD’s Core Shelter Assistance Project (CSAP) with Mayor Abraham Akilit and the Neighborhood Association for Shelter Assistance (NASA), the organization of the project’s beneficiaries, represented… Read more »