RDC InfraCom reviews CAR Infrastructure Projects

On May 20, the Cordillera Regional Development Council Infrastructure Development Committee (RDC-INFRACOM) chaired by DPWH-CAR Regional Director Khadaffy Tanggol, met to review the status of Infrastructure projects in the region. The committee recommended the Masallong Foot Bridge project in Tocucan, Mt. Province for RDC endorsement to the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process… Read more »

NEDA, Cordillera Regional Development Council support PCOO for the 2021 Regional Pre-SONA Series

The Cordillera National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) and the Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) support the Office of the Cabinet Secretary and the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) in the conduct of the Cordillera leg of the Kasama sa Pamana: Regional Pre-State of the Nation Address (SONA) Series in Baguio City on 01 June 2021.… Read more »

RPMC Validates Slope Protection Projects along Kennon Road

The Cordillera Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC), led by NEDA OIC-Regional Director Stephanie Christiansen, inspected two slope protection projects in Kennon Road last May 12, 2021. The two projects were reported to be substantially completed ahead of schedule thus these were selected by the RPMC to derive good practices for achieving positive slippages. Construction Division… Read more »

76 projects delayed according to RPMC alert mechanism

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) Alert Mechanism flagged 76 delayed projects in the 1st quarter of 2021. This was presented during its meeting last April 21. The RPMC which is mandated to oversee the implementation of programs/projects in the region, instituted the RPMC alert mechanism as the basis for project inspection… Read more »

Host Committee irons out details for the 34th Cordillera Month Celebration

The Regional Development Council (RDC)- Sectoral Committee on Watershed and Environmental Management chaired by DENR-CAR Regional Director Ralph Pablo met on May 11 to iron out the details for the 34th Cordillera Month Celebration for endorsement to the Regional Development Council. The committee proposed the theme “Working Together Towards Cordillera Autonomy through Green Recovery” for… Read more »

Host Committee irons out details for the 34th Cordillera Month Celebration

The Regional Development Council (RDC)- Sectoral Committee on Watershed and Environmental Management chaired by DENR-CAR Regional Director Ralph Pablo met on May 11 to iron out the details for the 34th Cordillera Month Celebration for endorsement to the Regional Development Council. The committee proposed the theme “Working Together Towards Cordillera Autonomy through Green Recovery” for… Read more »

BLISTT Mayors adopt strict guidelines even under GCQ

On May 14, Baguio City Mayor and BLISTT (Baguio-La Trinidad- Itogon- Sablan- Tuba- Tublay) Governing Council Chairman Benjamin Magalong called for a meeting with local executives to discuss guidelines and next steps with the new community quarantine classification of the province of Benguet and Baguio City.   Both were put under general community quarantine or GCQ… Read more »

Autonomy Advocates deliberate Autonomy Bill Provisions

On May 11, Cordillera Autonomy advocates met for a plenary session to discuss issues raised from the two meetings of the House Committee on Local Government-Technical Working Group (TWG) for House Bill 5687 and House Bill 7778. Said TWG is chaired by Cong. Mark Go of Baguio City and co-chaired by Cong. Maximo Dalog, Jr.… Read more »

“Angat na Cordillera” – Sec. William Dar on the CAR BP2

On April 28, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William D. Dar presided over the virtual meeting of the CAR BP2 Committee joined by NEDA-CAR and regional line agencies to discuss the regional implementation of the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa Program (BP2). The BP2 program, institutionalized through Executive Order 114 series of 2020, aims to provide… Read more »