Two CAR municipalities among most efficient LGUs

By Shah Balaw-ing The municipalities of Kabugao, Apayao and Itogon, Benguet made it to the top 5 best municipalities in terms of government efficiency. This was according to the National Competitive Council (NCC)’s initial report on the LGU competitiveness reported by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) CAR to the Regional Development Council (RDC)… Read more »

CAR Solons bare priority legislative agenda

By Shah Balaw-ing Baguio City: During the pre-AdCom (Advisory Committee) meeting last August 15, 2013 presided over by RDC Vice Chairperson and NEDA CAR Director Milagros A. Rimando, several Congressional representatives of Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), through their chiefs-of-staff, shared their priority legislative agenda.

Business made easy: CAR Import-Export Documentation Center

By Shah Balaw-ing Baguio City – An Interagency meeting convened by NEDA CAR last August 14, 2013 proposed the creation of the Cordillera Import-Export Documentation Center (CARIEDC) to fully harness the economic potential of free-ports and Ecozones in the region. According to Bureau of Customs District Collector Fidel Villanueva IV, the Port of San Fernando,… 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 »

North Luzon steps up Integration

by Shah Balaw-ing San Fernando City, Pampanga – NEDA Directors of Regions 1, 2, 3 and CAR which comprise North Luzon (NL) met here last August 6, 2013 to step up and accelerate North Luzon Integration. The integration has been endorsed by RDC CAR and RDC 2 while the endorsement of RDC Regions 1 and 3… Read more »