The RDC members, during the Fourth Quarter Full Council meeting on November 21, 2016 at the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center in La Trinidad, Benguet.  (Inset:  Former DENR-CAR Director Clarence Baguilat)

RDC-CAR endorses a new and enhanced Cordillera autonomy bill

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) recently approved for endorsement to the CAR Congressmen anew draft House Bill (HB) for an Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. The draft bill was presented by former DENR-CAR Director Clarence L. Baguilat, member of the Technical Working Group  for the drafting of the Regional Autonomy bill, during the RDC… Read more »

RDC approves medal of excellence for LGUs

BAGUIO CITY—As the region prepares itself for regional autonomy, the Executive Committee of the Regional Development Council (RDC) approved the guidelines for Forwarding Local Autonomy Medal of Excellence (FLAME) Awards in its meeting on June 18. Director John Castañeda of DILG-CAR, proponent of the project, explained that the RDC FLAME Awards aim to recognize local… Read more »

RDC key officials orient newly elected officials on regional development, autonomy

CAR RDC Co-Chairman Dr. Gil Bautista and Vice-Chairman and NEDA Regional Director Milagros A. Rimando conducted briefings on CAR’s key regional development thrusts, including the RDC’s continuing pursuit of autonomy for the region’s newly elected local government leaders. This was during an orientation conducted by the DILG-CAR on June 20-21, 2013 at the Hotel Supreme… Read more »

Push for regional autonomy for Cordillera development underscored

By Lito Dar/PIA Continuing cooperation and unity  among Cordillera provinces and cities is the key in  in pushing for regional autonomy and development.  This was emphasized  by  Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan  during the closing program of   the  26th Cordillera Month celebration at the Saint Louis University (SLU) Prince Bernard Gymnasium, Friday. Giving emphasis on… Read more »