RDC identifies Cordillera investment priorities

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council Economic Development Committee (RDC-EconDev) has identified tourism; hydropower and alternative energy; and business process outsourcing (BPO) in the Cordillera as areas of investment that capitalists can look into. The identification of the three areas was based on the priorities of the six provinces and two cities of the region. “It will serve as […]

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Sumvac activities

BAGUIO CITY- After the lucky summer visitor and Holy Week activities, the Summer Vacation (Sumvac) schedule which includes religious, sports, cultural and arts and private events go on until May and June. The whole day Pet one dog show is on April 27 at Melvin Jones Grandstand, Burnham Park; as a Basic Resin workshop goes on at the Pine Cone […]

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CHR-CAR holds dialogue with HEIs on women’s rights

BAGUIO CITY, April 11(PIA)– Representatives of universities and colleges, and non-government organizations presented their existing policies, issues and concerns, as well as recommendations regarding women’s rights in a Community-Based Dialogue (CBD) organized by the Commission on Human Rights- Cordillera (CHR-CAR). CHR Cordillera Regional Director Romel Daguimol explained the activity was to raise the level of awareness about the programs and […]

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DTI clarifies issuance of Fair Trade Violation notices

The Department of Trade and Industry – Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (DTI-FTEB), assisted by DTI – Cordillera Regional and Provincial personnel, conducted a three-day enforcement sortie in Baguio City, Benguet and Ifugao from April 3 to 5, 2019. Three teams from the FTEB were joined by personnel from the DTI-CAR Consumer Protection Divisions of the said provinces, visiting a total […]

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SNAP-Benguet plants 145k trees in Ambuklao and Binga watersheds

After planting 2,200 seedlings in 2018, Benguet-based renewable energy company SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP-Benguet) has brought its total number of seedlings planted to 145,000 since 2009. This is part of the company’s sustainability program, and in support of the AboitizPower’s Aboitiz Passion to Agroforestry and Reforestation to Keep (Apark) Program. Since 2009, SNAP-Benguet has continuously partnered with its host communities, […]

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Police Corner from PROCOR-RPIO

Shooting incident A shooting incident resulting in death (homicide or murder) transpired at around 9:45 AM of April 14, 2019 at No. 85 Purok 2, Gabriela Silang, Baguio City wherein the victim identified as JOAN LEE JAPSON ARCA, 34 years old, single, nurse by profession was shot by a still unidentified suspect. Investigation disclosed that the victim was at the […]

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