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13 06, 2022

Piglets for poor CAR communities ready

By |2022-06-13T16:53:49+00:00June 13, 2022|Cordillera, News|0 Comments

THE Department of Agriculture - Cordillera (DA-CAR) has identified special areas for agricultural development (SAADs) in the region to tap for swine repopulation. DA-CAR Regional Director Cameron Odsey said that the SAADs are mainly poorer areas that could use livelihood assistance, and will be receiving piglets and feed under the [...]

13 06, 2022

DA-CAR director says P75.5 billion needed for CAR food production improvement over 10 years

By |2022-06-13T16:51:30+00:00June 13, 2022|Cordillera, News, Top Story|0 Comments

DEPARTMENT OF Agriculture - Cordillera (DA-CAR) Regional Director Cameron Odsey is hoping to get a P75.5 billion allocation worth of budget for the next ten years to improve the region’s farming economy under the incoming administration. Odyssey said that the region’s agricultural productivity would benefit from an annual P7 billion [...]

13 06, 2022

8,800 pigs disposed of since 2019 over ASF – DA

By |2022-06-13T16:48:30+00:00June 13, 2022|Cordillera, News|0 Comments

THE Department of Agriculture-Cordillera (DA-CAR) has reported that to date, some 8,811 pigs have been “depopulated” since 2019 due to African swine fever (ASF). According to DA-CAR Regional Director Cameron Odsey, three waves of ASF outbreaks affected Cordilleran hog farmers in 47 towns and 115 villages since 2019, leading to [...]

7 06, 2022

Bill for autonomous Cordillera passed on final reading in Congress, BLISTTDA also progressing

By |2022-06-07T09:08:11+00:00June 7, 2022|Cordillera, News, Top Story|Comments Off on Bill for autonomous Cordillera passed on final reading in Congress, BLISTTDA also progressing

THE House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill providing for the creation of the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC). The bill in question, House Bill (HB) 5687, or the Cordillera Autonomous Region Bill, would create a politically autonomous region in the current Cordillera Administrative [...]

30 05, 2022

Wage hike for Cordillerans approved

By |2022-05-30T14:42:36+00:00May 30, 2022|Business, Cordillera, News, Top Story|Comments Off on Wage hike for Cordillerans approved

THE Department of Labor and Employment - Cordillera (DOLE-CAR) has approved a petition for an increase in minimum wage for workers in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). DOLE-CAR Regional Director Nathaniel Lacambra said that the new minimum wage order was approved by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in [...]

30 05, 2022

DOH-CAR ramps up vaccination in Benguet, Ifugao for herd immunity

By |2022-05-30T14:40:40+00:00May 30, 2022|Cordillera, Health, News|Comments Off on DOH-CAR ramps up vaccination in Benguet, Ifugao for herd immunity

THE Department of Health-Cordillera (DOH-CAR) on Monday intensified vaccination efforts in the provinces of Benguet and Ifugao in a bid to have the two provinces reach the 70 percent vaccination coverage for herd immunity. The move is in a bid to lower the two provinces’ alert ratings from Level 2 [...]

17 05, 2022

Minimum wage hike for Cordillerans sought

By |2022-05-17T01:47:34+00:00May 17, 2022|Business, Cordillera, News|Comments Off on Minimum wage hike for Cordillerans sought

THE Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) has filed a petition before the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) seeking an increase in the minimum wage of workers in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). The petition seeks to raise the minimum wage in the region from P350 per [...]

3 05, 2022

CAR records 2021 economic growth after 2020 negative figures

By |2022-05-03T12:37:53+00:00May 3, 2022|Business, Cordillera, News|Comments Off on CAR records 2021 economic growth after 2020 negative figures

In its report, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Thursday that the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) saw its economy begin to bounce back after severe downturn in the previous years of COVID-19 on Thursday. PSA-Cordillera Regional Director Villafe Alibuyog said that the region was third nationwide in terms of [...]

3 05, 2022

Bontoc children and youth spend day with VIVITA

By |2022-05-03T12:33:39+00:00May 3, 2022|Cordillera, News|Comments Off on Bontoc children and youth spend day with VIVITA

BONTOC, Mountain Province - Children and teenagers ages 8-15 had their first of its kind experience of learning arts and crafts free of charge at the Municipal Library, 3rd Floor of the Bontoc Municipal Capitol during "Makerspace Pop-Up” which ran from April 28, 2022 to May 1, 2022.    The [...]

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