By Joseph Zambrano (JDP/JBZ- PIA CAR)

BAGUIO CITY. Dec. 26(PIA)– For the third time a bill is filed in congress for the creation of an autonomous region in the Cordilleras that will fast track development and President Benigno S. Aquino III is asked to certify it as a priority for its realization.

According to Baguio City Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan, chair of the Third Autonomy Drafting Committee (TADC), all Cordillera leaders should lobby and make a manifest asking the President to confirm House Bill 5595 an urgent bill.

House Bill 5595 seeks for the establishment of a autonomous region for the Cordillera composed of the provinces of Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Baguio City

Please read more at Cordillera Express, December 26, 2011.