Communications committee supports shared tower facilities

BAGUIO CITY –  The Regional Development Council Communications sub-committee chaired by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Luzon Cluster I Director Leo Ugto met last May 17, 2019 to address connectivity and telecommunication concerns brought up in the 1st Quarter RDC meeting in Bontoc, Mountain Province last March. Mountain Province reiterated in that… Read more »

Cordillera committees on infrastructure and indigenous peoples’ concerns meet to discuss issues surrounding Chico River pump irrigation project

BAGUIO CITY – A fact-finding meeting on Chico River Pump Irrigation Project (CRPIP) was held on May 7, 2019 at the RDC Hall in Baguio City to clarify issues concerning the project. Members of the indigenous peoples’ concerns and infrastructure committees of the Regional Development Council (RDC) as well as National Commission on Indigenous Peoples… Read more »

Regional agencies: Cordillera should strengthen agriculture

BAGUIO CITY – Various government agencies were invited to discuss the growth of the Cordillera regional economy in 2018 at 7.3% during the Press Conference on the 2018 Report on the Economic Performance of the Cordillera Administrative Region 2018 on April 25 in Baguio City held by PSA-CAR. NEDA-CAR and other government agencies noted the… Read more »

Cordillera Drafting Committee to hold more consultations

BAGUIO CITY – The members of the drafting committee for the Organic Law establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC) held their first meeting on April 26 in Baguio City. The meeting aimed to finalize the strategy in drafting the new organic autonomy law, the committee membership, and its schedule in relation to the… Read more »

Cordillera economy grows above target

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Statistics Authority-Cordillera (PSA-CAR) reported that the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) grew by 7.3% in 2018. This was presented during the Press Conference on the 2018 Report on the Economic Performance of the Cordillera Administrative Region 2018 on April 25 in Baguio City. NEDA-CAR stated that the region has had… Read more »