BLISTT mayors discuss Baguio tourism strategy

BAGUIO CITY – BLISTT mayors discussed Baguio City’s strategy for its re-opening to tourists from Region 1. The mayors of La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay called for the BLISTT council meeting on October 1 to clarify the role of the surrounding local government units and the implications of the City’s re-opening on their… Read more »

NEDA-CAR achieves Level II PRIME-HRM

BAGUIO CITY –  The Civil Service Commission-Cordillera (CSC-CAR) certified NEDA-CAR Maturity Level II for Systems and Competencies in all four core Human Resource areas: Recruitment, Selection and Placement, Learning and Development, Performance Management, and Rewards and Recognition, under the CSC-enhanced Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) on September 25. The… Read more »

Communications committee supports shared tower facilities

BAGUIO CITY –  The Regional Development Council Communications sub-committee chaired by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Luzon Cluster I Director Leo Ugto met last May 17, 2019 to address connectivity and telecommunication concerns brought up in the 1st Quarter RDC meeting in Bontoc, Mountain Province last March. Mountain Province reiterated in that… Read more »

DepEd addresses delay of school building projects

BAGUIO CITY- The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) of the RDC found that the previously delayed school building projects under the Department of Education’s Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF) have been fast-tracked. DepEd-CAR reported that steps have been taken by both DepEd-CAR and its central office to address the delays of the school building projects… Read more »

Autonomy is the way towards sustainable development

BAGUIO CITY- Regional Development Council Chair and Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan presented autonomy and self-determination as the best route towards achieving the sustainable development goals in the Cordillera region during the Regional Symposium on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) on February 27, 2019. The symposium focused on localizing the UN SDGs in… Read more »

Former Agri Chief pushes for better R&D

BAGUIO CITY- Former Agriculture Secretary William Dar stressed the importance of research and development in agriculture to be able to attain sustainable development in the country. Dar was a guest speaker during the Regional Symposium on the United Nations Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals organized by NEDA-CAR on February 27, 2019. Dar detailed the major… Read more »

NEDA sponsors BLISTT Infra master plan project

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA continues its support for the Cordillera region by funding the “Formulation of the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) Infrastructure Master Plan”. NEDA, through its Project Development and Other Related Studies (PDRS) fund, called for the project in recognition of the increasing urbanization of the BLISTT as one of the identified primary growth centers… Read more »