The Cordillera Region and MDG: A Status Report

NSCB-CAR reports that as of March 2012, the Cordillera Administrative Region has a high probability of achieving 14 of its 32 MDG targets. It scored high in its Goal 7 (Ensuring Environmental Sustainability) targets with four of the five targets having a high probability of being attained. The region also has a high probability of… Read more »

Executive Order (EO) No. 230

Malacañang, Manila EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 230 REORGANIZING THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY WHEREAS, under Article 11, Section No. 1, of the Provisional Constitution, as adopted in Proclamation No. 3, dated March 25, 1986, the President shall give priority measures to achieve the mandate of the people to completely reorganize the government; WHEREAS, Article XVIII,… Read more »

Next Wave ICT Road show kicks off in Baguio City

By Shah Balaw-ing Baguio City – The information technology and business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry is to bring opportunities to countryside Filipinos, saidDeputy Executive Director Monchito B. Ibrahim of the Department of Science and Technology – Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) during the Next Wave Cities ICT Road show last October 16-17, 2013.

Regional Autonomy Advocates tap CAR educators

By Shah Balaw-ing The Regional Development Council (RDC) through the Department of Education (DepEd) is tapping teachers in the region as part of the RDC’s more wide-ranging information, education and communication (IEC) campaign on Cordillera regional autonomy. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), RDC secretariat said that the teachers are being tapped because of… Read more »

RDP Consultation updates RDP/RM/RDIP

By Shah Balaw-ing Baguio City – A regional consultation to update and refine the Regional Development Plan (RDP), Results Matrices (RM) and Regional Development Investment Program (RDIP) was done last October 2, 2013. National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) CAR and Regional Development Council Vice Chairman Milagros A. Rimando said that the regional consultation aimed… Read more »

RDC, Baguio official push for re-opening of Loakan Airport

By Carlito Dar/PIA Carlito C. Dar Giving emphasis on the importance of Loakan Airport to Baguio’s tourism and economic development, the Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) and the office of Congressman Nicasio Aliping Jr. are now working together to push for the upgrading and re-opening of the city’s lone airport to commercial flight. National Economic Development… Read more »