Cordillera Economic agency readies for this year’s uncertainties

Baguio City – The Cordillera National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) braces itself for this year’s expected shocks and uncertainties due to the continuing challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic during its work planning on Thursday, January 14. The agency identified its development directions based on the 2021 agency country development priorities anchored on… 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 »

Outstanding COVID-19 volunteers shortlisted for CAR

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Steering Committee technical working group on the search for outstanding volunteers led by NEDA-CAR staff shortlisted over sixty submissions for the 2020 National Search for Outstanding Covid-19 volunteers. With the call of the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency for national nominees, NEDA-CAR aims to nominate up to three volunteers… Read more »

Search is on for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers in the Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) through NEDA-CAR is now accepting nominations for Outstanding Volunteers this 2020. This year’s search is for volunteers who have made significant contributions in addressing the challenges brought by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Interested parties may accomplish the nomination form in this link: bit.ly//COVID19VolunteerNomination. The deadline… Read more »

BLISTT Council, Cordillera plan for extended ECQ

BAGUIO CITY – On April 8, with over ten days since the last confirmed case of COVID-19 infection in the area, the mayors of Baguio City, La Trinidad and the rest of the BLISTT (Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay) Governing Council met with frontline regional line agencies and NEDA-CAR as secretariat to… Read more »

BLISTT initiates coordinated response to COVID 19

BAGUIO CITY – As new challenges emerge, BLISTT mayors meet once more during the second week of the ECQ. They agree to create BLISTT-wide community quarantine policies to avoid confusion and address emerging issues given the towns’ socio-economic interdependence. BLISTT Chair and Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong emphasized the need for urgent reciprocity and complementing… Read more »