The Autonomy Mascot of the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) made its first Mountain Province appearance during the 13th Lang-ay Festival Civic Parade and Bontoc’s 50th founding anniversary last April 7, 2017. It embodies a gangsa, a musical instrument used traditionally in rituals and celebrations all over the region. Previously shown during Baguio City’s Panagbenga… Read more »

RDC-CAR endorses 167 major road projects in the Cordillera

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) recently endorsed for funding and implementation 167 major road projects in the region in the next few years. Sixty-three (63) of these are under DTI-DPWH convergence program while 104 are under the DOT-DPWH convergence program. These were endorsed to the Secretaries of the DOT, DTI and DPWH by the… Read more »

Going around the Cordillera with the Unity Gong

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) will be undertaking the Unity Gong Relay from July 8 – 14, 2017 in celebration of the 30th Cordillera Month on July 2017. Now on its 6th year, the Unity Gong Relay features the passing of the symbolic unity gong from one CAR province to another to drum beat… Read more »

Cordillera’s economy grew by 2.1 percent in 2016

In photo: Aldrin R. Bahit,Jr. (PSA-CAR), Ms. Suzan Balanza (DA), Ms. Vivial Ilarina (PSA-CO), RD Villafe Alibuyog (PSA-CAR), ARD Jedidia Aquino (NEDA), Engr. Alfredo Genetiano (MGB), and Dir. Rogel Joseph Del Rosario (BSP), and ARD Alberto Gahid (DPWH) –not in photo. The Cordillera’s economy in 2016 is now valued at  Php 137 B, a respectable… Read more »

RDC consults stakeholders, strengthens collaboration with partners

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) through the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) conducted the Regional Consultation on RDC Projects on Cordillera History and Struggle for Self-Determination at the Rock Inn and Café at Sagada, Mt. Province on April 6, 2017. The consultation was organized to update RDC partners and stakeholders on the projects… Read more »

First RDC book on Cordillera struggle for autonomy launched

Baguio City – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) through the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) launched the first of a series of monograph entitled A Victory Postponed: Stories on the Quest for Self-Determination in the Cordillera last April 30, 2017. The project initiated in June 2015 is a continuing effort to preserve local… Read more »

Young economists made aware of the AmBisyon Natin 2040 and the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022

One hundred fifty economics students from the University of the Philippines Baguio, Saint Louis University (Region CAR), Pangasinan State University (Region I), and Central Luzon State University (Region III) attended the Academic Convention in Economics 2017 held on April 23, 2017 at the Pines View Hotel, Baguio City. Carrying the theme, “Crafting towards nation development:… Read more »