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BLISTT border checkpoints continue

BAGUIO CITY – The BLISTT Governing Council composed of the chief executives of the BLISTT (Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay) decided to continue their efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Border checkpoints will again be enforced from January 10 to 24. This is to address the high daily… Read more »

NCIP gathers IPMRs for stronger autonomy push

BAGUIO CITY – The NCIP-CAR partnered with NEDA-CAR to provide updates to Indigenous Peoples’ Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in the Cordillera on the continued pursuit of Cordillera autonomy led by the Regional Development Council-CAR. NCIP and NEDA conducted face-to-face and virtual meetings with CAR IPMRs from December 1 to 16. Over 80 participants joined and signified… Read more »

RDC-CAR steps up with parliamentary procedure

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council ended the year with a capacity building activity on parliamentary rules and procedures. Senate Director and chief counselor on Senate parliamentary law, Atty. Amado Maralit, discussed the different applications of parliamentary procedure and protocol during the half-day activity on December 23. “It is not necessary for you… Read more »

Pilipina Inc. help more women join autonomy advocacy

  BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio-Benguet Chapter of Pilipina Inc., a civil society organization, gathered women leaders to be oriented on the ongoing pursuit of Cordillera autonomy. Regional Development Council Private Sector Representative Edna Tabanda of Pilipina Inc. organized the December 18 event together with NEDA-CAR.Tabanda said that more women should be involved in the… Read more »

RDC-CAR lauds outstanding Covid-19 volunteers

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council recognized the region’s three most outstanding Covid-19 volunteers during the 4th quarter RDC meeting on December 15, 2020, namely: Clemencia Basilio Lapas, Elmer Macalingay and Rizavel Addawe.  The Cordillera Regional Search Committee endorsed Ms. Lapas as CAR’s nominee for the Philippine National Volunteer Services Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA)… Read more »

PopCom advocates the advantage of Demographic dividend

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Commission on Population and Development (PopCom) oriented the staff of NEDA-CAR on the benefits of the demographic dividend and CAR’s unique position to take advantage of this. PopCom Regional Director Magdalena Abellera stressed that through population management, people-centered development could be achieved. Population and respecting choices Abellera opened the seminar… Read more »

Cordillera Balik Probinsya committee focuses on livelihood

BAGUIO CITY – On October 30, The Cordillera Regional Development Council convened the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) Committee, chaired by Agriculture Secretary and Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security for CAR (CORDS-CAR) William Dar. The first meeting of the committee set out to gather specific regional issues in relation to the national program… Read more »