RPMC-CAR problem-solving sessions pave way to completion of 7 school building projects

    Seven school building projects funded under the Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF) which underwent Regional Project Monitoring Committee Problem-Solving Sessions (PSS) last year have been completed as of May this year. The inter-agency Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC), headed by NEDA-CAR Director Milagros Rimando, reported that these school building projects, prior to the… Read more »

CAR celebrates 31st Cordillera Month

The Cordillera Regional Development Council is encouraging everyone to be a part of this year’s celebration of the Cordillera Month which is being coordinated by the RDC-CAR Development Administration Committee chaired by DILG-CAR Director Marlo Iringan and hosted by the Provincial Government of Ifugao headed by Governor Pedro Mayaen. A series of activities to celebrate… Read more »

Local artists shine in Abra autonomy concert

Mr. Elmer Tadeo (left) and Mr. John Paul Ganti (right) represent the municipalities of Sallapadan and Malibcong, Abra respectively during the Concert-Forum on Cordillera Autonomy. Both local artists debuted their original compositions on regional autonomy. BANGUED, Abra – With the help of the Provincial Government of Abra, the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) was able… Read more »

Regional Development Council tackles peace concerns

Peace and Development – The Regional Development Council and the Regional Peace and Order Council have held joint meetings since Mayor Domogan’s appointment as Chair of both bodies in 2017 to better align each council’s plans towards lasting peace and sustainable development. BAGUIO – The Regional Development Council and the Regional Peace and Order Council… Read more »

NEDA clarifies story of the P10k

“The use of the P10,000 figure was used only to illustrate what a 4.6 percent inflation rate means in terms of pesos to a family of five.” This was explained by NEDA Undersecretary Rosemarie Edillon to clarify statements she made during Tuesday’s press conference on the May 2018 inflation rate. USEC Edillon added that a… Read more »

CAR GAD Committee commits to strengthen GAD Focal Point Systems

  The members of the Cordillera Regional GAD Committee committed to create, reconstitute and strengthen their respective GAD Focal Point Systems (GFPS), even as they collectively strive for a well-documented, structurally-compliant, capacitated and functional GFPS. The commitment was made during the First Cordillera Administrative Region GAD Focal Point System (GFPS) Assembly conducted on May 30-31,… Read more »

Autonomy awareness thrusts forward in 1st Quarter of 2018

Full force – (Top left) Students of Balweg National High School learn the history of the Cordillera’s moment for self-determination. (Top Right) A community leader commends the Cordillera organic act for including a provision on the rights of vulnerable sectors. (Bottom Right) A senior high school student expresses his views on the pursuit for Cordillera… Read more »

Mountain Province State Polytechnic College initiates International Forum on Indigenous Peoples

Regenerating Knowledge – The forum gathered academics, civil service organizations, regional line agencies and government officials from all over the country to share innovations on indigenous knowledge, systems, and practices. The forum also included researchers from Indonesia and Taiwan. BONTOC, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE – During the peak of celebrations for the 14th Lang-Ay Festival, the Mountain… Read more »