Building resiliency to achieve AmBisyon Natin stressed in Central Visayas PDP virtual caravan

It is imperative that leaders and policy makers implement strategies and measures that will allow the country to recover economically and socially, while staying on track towards achieving the long-term aspirations laid out in the #AmBisyonNatin2040. NEDA Undersecretary for Policy and Planning Dr. Rosemarie Edillon, who gave an overview on the updated Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 during the Central Visayas leg of the PDP virtual caravan, stressed that the pandemic has given rise to prospects that need to be […]

Central Visayas RDC officials meet with presiding judges of RTCs designated as special expropriation courts for public roads

In response to Resolution No. 60 (s. 2020)  of the Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC) requesting the designation of special courts in Region 7 to exclusively handle expropriation cases, the Supreme Court designated nine Regional Trial Courts (RTCs) in Central Visayas as “Special Expropriation Courts for Public Roads”. The Supreme Court issued Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 04-2021 on March 25, 2021 “Designation of Additional Special Courts to Specifically Hear, Try and Decide Expropriation Cases Involving National Government Infrastructure Projects”. […]

Central Visayas RPMC conducts RPMES orientation for LPMCs

The Central Visayas Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC), through    NEDA 7 and DILG 7, conducted an orientation on the Regional Project Monitoring and Evaluation System (RPMES) for Local Project Monitoring Committees (LPMCs) in three batches through video conferencing. These were held on 20, 27 and 30 April 2021. The participants were members of the LPMCs of the provinces, cities and provincial capital in the region including their secretariats. The whole day orientation focused on providing guidance on the processes and […]

RDC 7 PSRs Attend the 12th PSR National Convention 2021

The Central Visayas Regional Development Council – Private Sector Representatives (RDC-PSRs) attended the 12th RDC-PSR National Convention 2021 on 28-29 April 2021. The event was hosted by RDC CARAGA and was held via Zoom videoconference. The theme of the event was “Private Sector Representatives’ Role in the Regions’ Recovery and Resiliency”. The first day of the convention included presentations delivered by Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua, Department of Health (DOH) Director Napoleon L. Arevalo, Philippine APEC Study Center […]


The Central Visayas Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF 7 – ELCAC) Technical Working Group met on April 7 to set the ball rolling for President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s visit to the Region. Headed by TWG Chair, Undersecretary Anthony Gerard “Jonji” Gonzales of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) and presided by NEDA 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon, the members discussed preparatory activities leading up to the visit of the President. These […]