Calabarzon RDC holds 3rd Quarter Meeting


The CalabarzonRDC held its 3rd Quarter Full Council meeting on 25 September 2014, at the TESDA Women’s Center, Taguig City. The RDC endorsed the following: (a) Institutionalization of Regional Budgeting Process Framework to achieve a more responsive budgeting mechanism at the local and regional levels as well as contribute to the continuing fiscal reforms of the government; (b) Increase of Daily Travel Allowance of Government Employees from P800.00 to P1,500.00 for Travels Within the Region and P3,500 for Travels Outside […]

NEDA IV-A bags Outstanding Partner for Source of Information Award

NEDA IV-A receives the BSP Outstanding Partner for Source of Information on Regional Economic Development Award.
(L-R): BSP Monetary Board Member Armando L. Suratos,  Mr. Alvin Caezar V. Olanday and  OIC-RD Luis G. Banua of NEDA, and BSP Assistant Governor Gerardo S. Tison.

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Regional Office IV-A was awarded the “Outstanding Partner for Source of Information” during the 2014 Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Stakeholders held last September 2 at Days Hotel, Tagaytay City. The award recognized NEDA IV-A’s efforts in providing BSP with valuable information necessary in preparing the Report on Regional Economic Development in the Philippines released annually. Other nominees from the region include the Bureau of Fisheries and […]

Most competitive municipalities include Calabarzon LGUs

(L-R) NCC Co-Chairman Mr. Guillermo M. Luz, DTI Rizal Provincial Director Mercedes A. Parreño, Mayor  Antonio A. Ferrer of Gen. Trias, Cavite, Socio-economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan, and Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal of DTI during the awarding at the 2nd Regional Competitiveness Summit last August 7 at the Philippines International Convention Center.

The municipalities of General Trias (2nd) and Carmona (4th), both from Cavite, ranked among the most competitive municipalities in the Philippines for 2014 according to the National Competitiveness Council. Data were gathered from the 2014 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) among 399 first class municipalities. The 2014 CMCI results were released during the Regional Competitiveness Summit held on August 7 at Bayview Hotel, Manila. Other LGUs from Calabarzon also received high ranks for various measures in the CMCI. The […]

Calabarzon RRC identifies research gaps on growth drivers

The research agenda for Calabarzon was firmed-up and validated during the Regional Development Research Agenda (RDRA) Workshop held on August 20 in Calamba City. Twenty-six representatives from various government regional line agencies, the academe, research consortiums, local government units, and the private sector were present in the workshop. The Regional Research Committee prepared the draft of the RDRA. Priority research agenda focused on the challenges and opportunities of the region’s growth drivers in the following areas: agriculture and fisheries; manufacturing […]

Calabarzon RDC holds 2nd Quarter Meeting

NEDA OIC-RD Agnes M. Espinas leads on taking oath of the new geographic PSRs Rosalina DC. Dulog from Cavite; and Guillermo M. Ocampo from Batangas.

The Calabarzon Regional Development Council endorsed and approved three major projects in the region during the Second Quarter Full Council meeting held last June 26 at the TESDA Women’s Center in Taguig City. These projects were the Cavite-Laguna Expressway or CALAx Project, the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike Project, and the Tanauan City Public Market Redevelopment Project. The CALAx Project is a 47.02 km tolled expressway that will connect CAVITEX from Kawit, Cavite to Mamplasan Exit of the SLEX. Similarly, the […]