Cordi Lawmakers push for autonomy during Unity Gong Festivities

Policymakers – Mark Go (bottom right) and Allan Jesse Mangaoang (bottom right) make their case for Cordillera autonomy in their respective districts. Baguio City – Cordillera lawmakers Allan Jesse Mangaoang and Mark Go urged the Cordillera public to provide support and recommendations on the Cordillera Organic Act, House Bill 5343, or “An Act Establishing the… Read more »

Officials show bright outlook for Cordillera

Autonomy and Good Governance – DILG-CAR and the Province of Ifugao lead the Cordillera Month Celebration with the theme “Regional autonomy for good governance”. BAGUIO CITY – A Kapihan was held in NEDA-CAR last June 29 where the RDC-CAR highlighted the increasing support to and fast-tracking of Cordillera autonomy, the growth of Cordillera economy and… Read more »

CAR celebrates 31st Cordillera Month

The Cordillera Regional Development Council is encouraging everyone to be a part of this year’s celebration of the Cordillera Month which is being coordinated by the RDC-CAR Development Administration Committee chaired by DILG-CAR Director Marlo Iringan and hosted by the Provincial Government of Ifugao headed by Governor Pedro Mayaen. A series of activities to celebrate… Read more »

Learn from the BBL experience – Sen. Koko Pimentel

This was the challenge posed by Senator Aquilino D.L. Pimentel III to the Cordillerans during the Culminating Program of the 2015 Cordillera Month celebration held in on 15 July 2015 in Luna, Apayao. As keynote speaker of this year’s celebration, the Senator, whose father was the author of the Local Government Code, advised the Cordillerans… Read more »

CAR’s 28th Anniversary celebration takes-off with a Kapihan

The Cordillera Administrative Region officially began its 28th Founding Anniversary celebration with a kapihan held at the newly-built DENR-CAR building in Pacdal, Baguio City on June 24, 2015. The panel members included Director Ralph Pablo, DENR-CAR Regional Director and Chairman of the RDC Watershed Secom which is coordinating this year’s Cordillera Month celebration; DILG Director… Read more »

CAR looks forward to an improved forest cover by 2016

The Cordillera Region has about 43 percent forest cover, and given current trends, this will increase by 2016. This was revealed by DENR-CAR Regional Director Ralph C. Pablo during the Kapihan held on June 24, 2015 at the DENR Compound in Pacdal, Baguio City. According to the Director, the Department’s aggressive reforestation campaigns, such as… Read more »