17 foreign volunteers are deployed in CAR

CAR has 17 foreign volunteers deployed in the region. Seven are in Benguet, 5 in Ifugao and another 5 in Mountain Province. Of these, 12 are USPC, 3 are from the KOV, while AVID and JOCV have one each. (For more inquiries on the government’s volunteer deployment program, please visit PNVSCA at www.pnvsca.gov.ph.)

2011 Third Quarter CAR Regional Economic Situationer

The national economy reportedly grew by 3.2 percent in the third quarter, only slightly higher than the revised GDP growth of 3.1 percent for the second quarter and 4.6 percent in the first quarter.  The continued economic slowdown is blamed largely on overseas developments such as high oil prices, continuing low demand for electronics, the… Read more »

MPSPC to settle differences the indigenous way

Finally, all parties to the conflict of the Mountain Province State Polytechnic College (MPSPC) are open to mediation – first utilizing indigenous processes to be administered by the Council of Elders, before the Governing Board of the college comes in to formalize agreement. MPSPC grabbed the headlines, when in July 1, 2011, students and members… Read more »

P-Noy asked to certify autonomy a priority bill

By Joseph Zambrano (JDP/JBZ- PIA CAR) BAGUIO CITY. Dec. 26(PIA)– For the third time a bill is filed in congress for the creation of an autonomous region in the Cordilleras that will fast track development and President Benigno S. Aquino III is asked to certify it as a priority for its realization. According to Baguio… Read more »