Congressmen Go and Dalog convene group to review autonomy bills

In a virtual meeting on March 18, Congressmen Mark Go of Baguio City and Maximo Dalog, Jr. of Mountain Province convened the House of Representatives Committee on Local Government technical working group (TWG) on the proposed bills establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. The CAR Congressmen invited officials, resource persons and legal experts from… Read more »

RDC-CAR prepares for effect of Mandanas ruling

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council requested Congress to amend sections of the Local Government Code of 1991 to allow local government units (LGUs) to be guided in the changes brought about by the Supreme Court Ruling in General Reference No. 199802 or the Mandanas case. This is another step in RDC-CAR’s preparation… 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 »

Cordi IP elders set for training and updates on Cordi Autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council through NEDA-CAR and NCIP will conduct a series of engagements with Indigenous Peoples’ Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) across the Cordillera Administrative Region in December. The IPMRs will have a refresher on Cordillera autonomy and updates on recent the proposed laws establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. An… Read more »

New Cordi Autonomy advocates trained

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council held a two-day workshop from November 26 to 27 to train new speakers for the Information, Education, and Communication thrust of the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR) program. The activity targeted different forms of communication to reach different sectors especially the youth. Over… Read more »

House Committee hears Cordi Autonomy bills

Cordillera autonomy inches closer to realization with the hearing of the House of Representatives Committee on Local Government (CLG) of the proposed law Establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. House Bill 5687, filed by all CAR Congressmen, and HB 7778 filed by Benguet Cartaker Congressman Eric Yap were up for deliberation by the Committee… Read more »