Abra to host this year’s Cordillera Month

BAGUIO CITY—DOST Regional Director Julius Caesar V. Sicat, Chairman of the Economic Development Committee of the Regional Development Council, announcesthat the province of Abra will be the hostfor this year’s celebration of Cordillera Month during the RDC Special Full Council Meeting on May 22, 2014 in this city. With the purpose of broadening the appreciation… Read more »

Social preparation ensures effective core shelter implementation

In line with NEDA-CAR’s function to monitor project implementation in the region, NEDA Regional Director Milagros Rimando visited Bauko, Mountain Province on May 6, and discussed the status of the DSWD’s Core Shelter Assistance Project (CSAP) with Mayor Abraham Akilit and the Neighborhood Association for Shelter Assistance (NASA), the organization of the project’s beneficiaries, represented… Read more »

RDC refocuses Autonomy campaign

Another step closer to autonomy has been taken as the members of the Regional Development Council Executive Committee and regional line agencies, media, academe, private sector and the speakers bureau have approved the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR) logo and slogan as well as the core and sectoral key messages, political… Read more »

Cordillera leaders unite to file Cordillera Organic Act

It was a rare and momentous sight to see the leaders and more than a thousand representatives of the provinces of Abra, Apayao, Baguio City, Benguet, Kalinga, Ifugao and Mt. Province converge to advance the region’s autonomy during the Cordillera Regional Autonomy Summit held at the Baguio City National High School Gym last April 30,… Read more »

BLISTT Development Council underscores the empowerment of career service officials to ensure continuity of programs

During the Development Council meeting of BLISTT on May 2, 2014 at the DPWH-CAR Conference Hall, Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan repeatedly emphasized that the continuity and sustainability of the programs of BLISTT would largely depend on the Career Service (CS) officials.  This is in response to a recurring issue raised in the recently conducted… Read more »