NEDA-CAR sends-off PDNA team to Abra and Mountain Province

Baguio City – Assistant Regional Director Stephanie F. Christiansen of NEDA-CAR, representing Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling, led the send-off ceremony on August 29, 2022 at the Baguio Athletic Bowl for the 5 teams to be deployed to Abra and Mountain Province for the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) mission for the Magnitude 7 Northwestern… Read more »

RDC-CAR conducts Private Sector Reps election

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR), through the Cordillera National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR), conducted the Private Sector Representatives (PSR) Election on August 12, 2022 in Baguio City. RDC-CAR Vice-Chairperson and NEDA-CAR Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling welcomed the 17 nominees from private sector organizations (PSOs) who qualified in the selection process. She highlighted… Read more »

BLISTT Governing Council plan for Dev Authority Transition

BAGUIO CITY – The local chief executives of Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, & Tublay (BLISTT), the Provincial Governor of Benguet, and Congressman Marquez Go of Baguio City, met on August 11, 2022 to plan initial steps toward the establishment of the Metropolitan BLISTT Development Authority (MBLISTT DA) that was created through Republic… Read more »

Highlights of the 2021 Cordillera Regional Development Report

The 2021 Cordillera Regional Development Report is an assessment of the region’s performance vis-à-vis its planned targets set in the Cordillera Regional Development Plan 2017-2022. It also includes strategies and recommendations to ensure the attainment of the goals laid in the RDP. Data and information in the Results Matrices (RM) contributed by regional line agencies,… Read more »

BLISTT Dev Authority lapses into law

The Metropolitan BLISTT Development Authority (MBLISTTDA) is officially created through Republic Act No. 11932 on July 30, 2022. House Bill 9215 creating the MBLISTTDA was endorsed to the Office of the President last June 29 and lapsed into law 30 days later. HB 9215 was authored by Baguio City Congressman Mark Go and supported by… Read more »


The annual recognition for volunteers is back! The search for outstanding volunteers is a recognition program aimed to highlight the exemplary volunteer services rendered by individual volunteers, organizations, and local government units in empowering communities and contributing to the country’s development goals. This program is being conducted by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency… Read more »

Reorganized BLISTT council re-elect Baguio Mayor as Chair

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong of Baguio City is elected anew as Chairperson of the BLISTT Governing Council for 2022 to 2025. In their regular quarterly meeting last July 26, 2022, the local chief executives lauded his proactive stance in sustaining the BLISTT cooperation and engaging the BLISTT in inter-local pandemic management from… Read more »