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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 »

RPMC gathers DPWH and DepEd to fast track school building projects in anticipation of return of students

BAGUIO CITY – On July 1, the Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) through its secretariat, NEDA-CAR, conducted a special problem-solving session to facilitate the completion of school building projects under the Baguio Educational Facilities Fund. Data on 37 school building projects (SBPs) were consolidated by NEDA-CAR and discussed by the committee with both DPWH-CAR and DepEd-CAR giving updates on the status of the school buildings.  DepEd Regional Director Estela Cariño wanted to… Read more »

Cordillera Regional Autonomy still relevant even with Mandanas Ruling

BAGUIO CITY – The pursuit of Cordillera Regional Autonomy gained more ground as Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG-CAR) OIC Regional Director Araceli San Jose and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) Assistant Regional Director and Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) Secretary Stephanie Christiansen emphasized the relevance of regional autonomy under the full effect… Read more »

Regional Statistics Committee in CAR recognizes role of academe, other tourism-related informal sector

The Regional Statistics Committee (RSC-CAR) approved the inclusion of the academe and other tourism-related informal sector as members of the Technical Working Group (TWG) in the preparation of the Cordillera Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA) on June 25. The state universities and colleges (SUCs) and some private universities in the region will form part of the… Read more »

Cordillera Statistics Committee backs Baguio and Benguet LGUs stat-based development initiatives

The Cordillera Regional Statistics Committee (RSC-CAR) approved resolutions supporting the local governments of Baguio City and Benguet province in their initiatives to strengthen their statistical databases and capacities during its second quarter virtual meeting on June 25. The Committee endorsed the inclusion of Baguio City in the 2021 pilot testing of the enhanced Community-Based Monitoring… Read more »

NEDA-CAR visits Baguio’s Smart City Command Center

Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong gave a tour of Baguio’s Smart City Command Center to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) delegation headed by Regional Director Susan Sumbeling and Assistant Regional Director Stephanie Christiansen on June 15, 2021. Mayor Magalong informed the delegation that the Command Center shall use the Smart City System, the… Read more »