IEC on Cordillera autonomy reaches Baguio barangays

Cordillera Identity –  The Cordillera Administrative Region is legally a temporary entity under EO 220. The risk of disbanding the region remains. During trainings of new Autonomy IEC speakers, it is always emphasized that all provinces and cities must unite to keep the Cordillera region intact. BAGUIO CITY – More than a thousand Barangay Officials… Read more »

NEDA Chief to visit Cordillera

  Economy and Development – NEDA officials Secretary Ernesto Pernia and Undersecretary Adoracion Navarro will visit the Cordillera on October 29 to 30. RDC and NEDA hope to gain their support for the autonomy advocacy and other development goals of the region. BAGUIO CITY – NEDA Cordillera is preparing for the visit of NEDA Director… Read more »

NEDA and MPSPC eye completion of marking of historical Cordillera sites

History and Identity – NEDA-CAR Reg. Dir. Milagros Rimando explains the importance of the proposed mapping and marking of historical sites in CAR. BAGUIO – DSWD held the “Strengthening Community Participation in Local Development” activity last October 3 where barangay officials from Sadanga, Mountain Province, Tinoc, Ifugao and Villaviciosa, Abra strengthened their participatory local governance.… Read more »

Apayao lists historical sites for NEDA-MPSPC project

One Cordillera – RDC Private Sector Representative for Apayao Tina Moyaen (Top) and Apayao State College Professor Nobleza Sadao (Bottom) provide their insights on potential sites for historical markers throughout the province. The consultation on historical sites is part of a region-wide project to increase awareness among Cordillerans on the region’s history and thus, identity.… Read more »

NEDA and OCD lead Cordillera rehab

#BangonCordillera –  Various government agencies come together to report damages and plan for the rehabilitation of the region. BAGUIO – The Cluster Committee on Disaster Rehabilitation and Recovery of the CAR Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) met last October 1 to discuss the formulation of the Ompong rehabilitation and recovery plan to set… Read more »

NEDA and DSWD bring message of autonomy towards federalism to grassroots

Progress for All –  DSWD and NEDA, as members of the Regional Development Council, help raise awareness of Cordillera autonomy as the best option for the region to achieve sustainable development. BAGUIO – DSWD held the “Strengthening Community Participation in Local Development” activity last October 3 where barangay officials from Sadanga, Mountain Province, Tinoc, Ifugao… Read more »

Cordillera continues noise for autonomy on national stage

Make Noise – Awareness and support for Cordillera autonomy has increased on the national stage.  Leaders hope this momentum will be sustained towards achieving the ultimate goal of regional autonomy. Manila — On August 10, around 200 Cordillera leaders and advocates met with Senators JV Ejercito and Koko Pimentel in Manila to show their unity… Read more »