Cordillera reps urge closer coordination with RDC

QUEZON CITY – Congressman Elias Bulut of the lone district of Apayao urged more involvement of the Cordillera representatives in the Regional Development Council (RDC) during the RDC Advisory Committee meeting on August 14, 2019. “My colleagues here in Congress have been talking and we agreed that we need a more harmonious relationship between Cordillera… Read more »

RDC Cordillera welcomes new members

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council welcomed its new members from the different line agencies, local government units, and the private sector during the joint RDC-RPOC meeting on August 8. This RDC-RPOC meeting saw its highest attendance of top local chief executives of the region in recent memory. All six Cordillera provincial governors… Read more »

NEDA-CAR gathers autonomy advocates to push for autonomy law

BAGUIO CITY – The NEDA-CAR Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (NEDA-SPCAR) gathered autonomy advocates on August 6 and 7 for a two-day workshop on strategies to effectively campaign for the passage of the Cordillera autonomy bill in the 18th Congress. Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) Asec. Orville Ballitoc presented various tips and… Read more »

Cordillera autonomy remains as region’s ‘bottomline

QUEZON CITY – Cordilleran representatives to the 18th Congress reiterate the need to fulfill the Constitutional mandate for achieving Cordillera autonomy during the 2019 Regional Development Council (RDC) Advisory Committee meeting on August 14. DOH-CAR Regional Director Amelita Pangilinan set the tone for the meeting with her prayer saying that all the efforts of the… Read more »

RDC-RPOC endorses suggested amendments to autonomy law

BAGUIO CITY – The joint Regional Development and Peace and Order Councils (RDC-RPOC) endorsed the amendments crafted by the Organic Law Drafting Committee during the joint RDC-RPOC meeting on August 8, 2019. The proposed draft was presented by Committee Chair Philip Tingonong of Abra. The proposed draft will serve as suggestions to the bill expected… Read more »