NEDA-CAR is ISO 9001:2015 certified!

This was announced on December 17 by AJA Registrars, Inc., the certifying body contracted by NEDA-CAR to assess its processes against the ISO standards. This is the second time the office was issued an ISO certification, the first one being the ISO 9001-2008 standard. The certification was issued after the office successfully hurdled the external… Read more »

Cordi IPs unite for autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – Heated debates and passionate discussions were concluded through a resolution from the delegates of the Indigenous Peoples’ Legislative Assembly – Cordillera Administrative Region (IPLA-CAR) on December 8, 2018 in Baguio City. The delegates approved Resolution no. 2 Series of 2018 entitled: “A Resolution Adopting and Endorsing the Outputs of the Indigenous Peoples… Read more »

OPAPP continues commitment to Cordi

BAGUIO CITY – At the close of the Indigenous Peoples’ Legislative Assembly for Cordillera Autonomy (IPLA-CAR) last December 8, OPAPP Asec. Rolando B. Asuncion and OPAPP Indigenous Peoples’ Peace Panel (OPAPP-IPPP) Chair Atty. Reuben D. Lingating stressed the continuing commitment of the OPAPP. Similar to the OPAPP-IPPP-initiated consultations in ARMM with respect to the Bangsamoro… Read more »

CAR produces two more national outstanding volunteer awardees

  Two of the nine outstanding volunteers awarded by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) this year come from the Cordillera Region. The Medical Outreach Missions Foundation, Inc. (MOMFI) of Saint Louis University – Vicariates of the Mountain Provinces was awarded outstanding volunteer under the Organization Not-for-Profit Category.  It was recognized for engaging… Read more »

3Q inflation rate in CAR is lower than the country’s

Cordillera recorded a lower inflation rate compared to the country based on the Third Quarter Regional Economic Situationer, presented by NEDA-CAR during the Regional Statistics Committee meeting held on November 26.  The 4.4% overall inflation rate in CAR is lower than the national inflation rate of the same period at 6.3%. Also for the 3rd quarter,… Read more »

Cordillera RDRRRMC consolidates PDNA report on Ompong damages

A writeshop to consolidate the field data and draft the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) report for Typhoon Ompong’s damages, losses and human recovery needs was held on November 19-21.   It was participated by the member-agencies of the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CRDRRMC), LGU represent- atives, and some resource persons from the… Read more »

Grassroots strongly support Cordillera Autonomy

Manabo, Abra – The Cordillera Regional Development Coucnil (RDC-CAR) in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Manabo, Abra (LGU-Manabo) conducted an information, education, and communication (IEC) campaign on Cordillera Autonomy towards Federalism last November 22, 2018 at the Manabo Sports Pavilion. Aimed at raising awareness on the Cordillera autonomy at the grassroots, the activity… Read more »

Youth engages in the autonomy advocacy of the region

Santo Tomas, Baguio City – Around 350 participants attended the IEC on Autonomy towards Federalism last November 24, 2018. Among them were students, parents, and teachers of Santo Tomas National High School. The activity aimed to increase the awareness among the youth and further engage them in the autonomy advocacy. The youth is one of… Read more »