House Committee on Local Government approves the substitute bill establishing the Cordillera Autonomous Region

The House Committee on Local Government (CLG) chaired by Congressman Noel Villanueva approved the substitute bill establishing the Cordillera Autonomous Region in its virtual meeting on August 24. The substitute bill reconciled HB 5687 filed by Cong. Joseph Bernos, Cong. Elias Bulut, Jr., Cong Mark Go, Cong. Solomon Chungalao, and Cong. Maximo Dalog, Jr. and… Read more »

PLLO and NEDA- CAR update Cordillera advocates on the status of the proposed Organic Act and other House Bills

The Philippine Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) gathered local, regional and national officials along with Cordillera autonomy advocates, regional line agencies (RLAs) and private sector representatives (PSRs) to discuss the status of the proposed organic act for Cordillera Autonomy and other legislative initiatives affecting the Cordillera Administrative Region… Read more »

Cordillera RSDC endorses two resolutions to address teenage pregnancy and senior citizen concerns in the region

The Cordillera Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) in its third quarter meeting on August 10 approved the endorsement to the Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) the request of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM-CAR) for all relevant regional line agencies (RLAs), civil society organization (CSO) and local government units (LGUs) in the Cordillera to support… Read more »

Cordillera InfraCom endorses transportation and broadband infrastructure initiatives to the RDC-CAR

The Cordillera Infrastructure Development Committee (InfraCom) in its third quarter meeting on August 2 approved the endorsement to the Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) the request of the Baguio City Sangguniang Panglungsod for a resolution supporting the extension of the deadline for filing of the applications for the consolidation of the public utility vehicles (PUVs).  It… Read more »

CAR successfully concludes Month-long Founding Anniversary Celebration

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) led by the Watershed and Environment Management Committee culminated the month-long celebration of the 34th Founding Anniversary of the Cordillera Administrative Region last July 30,2021 held in Baguio City. The program included: messages from DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II and NEDA Usec. Mercedita Sombilla; delivery of the State of… Read more »