Since its creation in 1989, CAR has received 75 HAP awards, the second highest among all regions, next only to NCR. This is in spite of the region having the lowest number of public servants among the country’s 17 regions.
By Shah Balaw-ing The Technical Working Group (TWG) on Baguio Airport highlighted the benefits of resuming the operation of the airport in a presentation of the result of their study towards modernizing the Baguio Airport during the press conference at the Crown Legacy Hotel, Baguio City last August 23, 2013. The study forms part of… Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) posted the third highest real per capita GRDP among the 17 regions of the Philippines in 2012. The average per capita GRDP at constant 2000 prices of CAR was estimated at PhP73,573 last year. This level of per capita GRDP was higher than the average real per capita GDP of… Read more »
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 »
by Joey Dado LGUs should focus on disaster prevention and preparedness to effectively respond during disasters and calamities. This was the highlight of the keynote message of USEC Eduardo del Rosario, Administrator of the Office of Civil Defense and Executive Director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council during the Regional DRRM… Read more »
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 »