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RDC InfraCom reviews CAR Infrastructure Projects

On May 20, the Cordillera Regional Development Council Infrastructure Development Committee (RDC-INFRACOM) chaired by DPWH-CAR Regional Director Khadaffy Tanggol, met to review the status of Infrastructure projects in the region. The committee recommended the Masallong Foot Bridge project in Tocucan, Mt. Province for RDC endorsement to the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process… Read more »

RPMC Validates Slope Protection Projects along Kennon Road

The Cordillera Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC), led by NEDA OIC-Regional Director Stephanie Christiansen, inspected two slope protection projects in Kennon Road last May 12, 2021. The two projects were reported to be substantially completed ahead of schedule thus these were selected by the RPMC to derive good practices for achieving positive slippages. Construction Division… Read more »

76 projects delayed according to RPMC alert mechanism

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) Alert Mechanism flagged 76 delayed projects in the 1st quarter of 2021. This was presented during its meeting last April 21. The RPMC which is mandated to oversee the implementation of programs/projects in the region, instituted the RPMC alert mechanism as the basis for project inspection… Read more »

Host Committee irons out details for the 34th Cordillera Month Celebration

The Regional Development Council (RDC)- Sectoral Committee on Watershed and Environmental Management chaired by DENR-CAR Regional Director Ralph Pablo met on May 11 to iron out the details for the 34th Cordillera Month Celebration for endorsement to the Regional Development Council. The committee proposed the theme “Working Together Towards Cordillera Autonomy through Green Recovery” for… Read more »

BLISTT Mayors adopt strict guidelines even under GCQ

On May 14, Baguio City Mayor and BLISTT (Baguio-La Trinidad- Itogon- Sablan- Tuba- Tublay) Governing Council Chairman Benjamin Magalong called for a meeting with local executives to discuss guidelines and next steps with the new community quarantine classification of the province of Benguet and Baguio City.   Both were put under general community quarantine or GCQ… Read more »

“Angat na Cordillera” – Sec. William Dar on the CAR BP2

On April 28, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William D. Dar presided over the virtual meeting of the CAR BP2 Committee joined by NEDA-CAR and regional line agencies to discuss the regional implementation of the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa Program (BP2). The BP2 program, institutionalized through Executive Order 114 series of 2020, aims to provide… Read more »

PSRs from the Cordillera join the 12th RDC-PSRs’ National Convention

On 28-29 April 2021, Private Sector Representatives (PSR) from the Regional Development Council- Cordillera Administrative Region (RDC-CAR) along with other PSRs from across the country convened virtually for the 12th RDC-PSRs’ National Convention with the theme “Private Sector Representatives’ Role in the Regions’ Recovery and Resiliency”. The event aimed to enlighten the PSRs of the… Read more »

United Pursuit for Cordillera Autonomy Continues

Cordillera autonomy advocates, speakers and project partners were gathered for a two-day virtual assembly on April 13-14, 2021 to be updated on the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR) program’s 2020 accomplishments, re-assess the program’s communication plan and be capacitated on advocating through digital platforms. RDC-CAR Acting Vice Chair and NEDA-CAR OIC-Regional… Read more »