BLISTT Council initiate Recovery and Rehab Plan

BAGUIO CITY – Amidst the social and economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Mayors of the BLISTT set the foundations for the rehabilitation and continuing development of the Cordillera’s southern growth node. The Mayors had an emergency meeting on March 18 to address immediate concerns regarding the proper implementation of the enhanced community quarantine… Read more »

BLISTT Mayors unify community quarantine implementation

BAGUIO CITY – The Mayors of the Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba and Tublay (BLISTT) growth area agree to follow Baguio City’s lead in implementing various enhanced community quarantine guidelines particularly on the restrictions on travel and mobility to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The mayors met on March 18 to address… Read more »

RDC encourages region-wide participation in Cordillera Month

BANGUED, ABRA – The Cordillera Regional Development Council in its meeting on March 5 encouraged all regional government agencies, public and private schools, Civil Society Organizations in the region to actively participate in this year’s Cordillera Month celebration. With the theme “Innovative Cordillera: Prospering as One”, the Cordillera Regional Development Council Economic Development Sectoral Committee… Read more »

Abrenian is new RDC-CAR Co-Chairman

President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Philip Tingonong of the Concerned Citizens of Abra for Good Government (CCAGG), as the new Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) Co-Chairman for 2019 to 2022. Tingonong is the first RDC-CAR Co-Chair in 7 years since Virgilio Bautista, who served from 2004 to 2007 and again from 2010 to 2012. He is… Read more »

Cordillera leaders tackle regional budgets

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Congressmen and governors joined the Regional Development Budget Coordinating Committee (RDBCC) in the review of the Fiscal year 2021 budget proposals of Regional Line Agencies and State Universities and Colleges during the RDBCC Budget Consultation on February 27 and 28. With their participation in the consultation, Congressmen Solomon Chungalao of… Read more »

RDC recognizes CAR’s nominees for National search for outstanding volunteers

BAGUIO CITY –  Last year, Cordillera Administrative Region Regional Search Committee nominated five outstanding volunteers to the 2019 National Search for Outstanding Volunteers. Of the five nominees, the La Trinidad Local Government Unit was chosen and awarded for its accreditation and support of the La Trinidad Accredited Community Disaster Volunteers (LT-ACDV). The local government of… Read more »

Cordillera joins nation in declaring adolescent pregnancy as national emergency

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) of the Cordillera Regional Development Council joins the National Social Development Committee in declaring teenage pregnancy as a national social emergency. The OIC-Assistant Regional Director Cecile Basawil of Cordillera Commission on Population and Development shared the National and Regional Social Development Committee Resolution No. 1 Series… Read more »

La Trinidad wins special award from the PNVSCA

QUEZON CITY – La Trinidad, Benguet is a national awardee in the 2019 Search for Outstanding Volunteers given by the Philippine National Volunteer Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) last December 16, 2019 at Batasang Pambansa. La Trinidad is one of the 3 LGUs awarded under the category of Special Award for LGU in recognition of LGU’s efforts… Read more »

RDC Committees raise concerns about Abra-Ilocos river project

BAGUIO CITY – Two Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) committees refer to the lessons learned from the Chico River Pump Irrigation project to address the concerns on the proposed Ilocos Norte-Ilocos Sur-Abra Irrigation Project (INISAIP) that will source water from the Abra river. The Infrastructure Development Committee and the Watershed and Environmental Management Committee conducted… Read more »