MSC president receives Outstanding Movers of the Philippines award

Dr. Merian Catajay-Mani, president of Marinduque State College (MSC) was awarded as one of the Ten Outstanding Movers of the Philippines 2018 by the Students’ Actions Vital to the Environment and Mother Earth (SAVE ME) Movement on February 5 at the Malacañan Palace. The award given to Mani recognizes her exemplary involvement in forging coordinated action in response to the challenge of climate change and related disasters. It is in connection with the 10th Annual National Convention on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and 1st International Research…

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Facebook dominates as main market place for illegal live reptile trade in the Philippines

A new TRAFFIC study reveals a flourishing trade in reptiles on Facebook in the Philippines with rapidly growing membership in groups offering everything from Critically Endangered crocodiles to rare tortoises. In just three months, researchers recorded 2,245 unique live reptile advertisements representing 115 taxa and a minimum of 5,082 individual animals posted in 90 Facebook groups. The cumulative membership in the groups at the beginning of the survey in June 2016 stood at 359,328, but quickly increased by 11% by the end of August that year. “In only selected groups…

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Solar Energy Systems, inilagay sa iba’t ibang bayan sa Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque — Nagtayo ng Solar Energy System (SES) sa iba’t ibang lugar sa Marinduque ang Department of Science and Technology (DOST) kaagapay ang mga lokal na pamahalaan at eskwelahan. Sa pakikipagtulungan ng Marinduque State College (MSC) at pamahalaang bayan ng Buenavista, nakapaglagay ng SES ang DOST-Marinduque sa dalawang mababang paaralan sa nasabing bayan: Binunga Elementary School at Libas Elementary School, na siya ring nagsisilbing evacuation centers sa lugar. Labinglimang small scale SES din naman ang itinayo sa mga tahanan na nabibilang sa Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST)…

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DOT pushes ‘Bring Home A Friend’ campaign

Aside from focusing on prominent tourist destinations, the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday pushed for personalized “Bring Home a Friend” program per province. In a statement, DOT Secretary Wanda Teo urged locals in every region to take part in the initiative and endorse what is unique in their respective provinces to attract foreign friends to the Philippines. From the rustic feel of one’s ancestral house down to the heirloom recipe of their grandparents, Teo said Filipinos should put forward the staples one looks forward to when going home to…

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Byahe sa Marinduque, suspendido dahil sa malakas na hangin at alon

Sinuspindi ang mga byahe sa buong Marinduque ngayong maghapon, Disyembre 15 dahil sa malalakas na hangin at alon sa karagatan. “Ayon kay Commanding Officer Lieutenant Edison Abanilla ng Coast Guard Station Southern Quezon, kung hindi kaya ng barko, hindi kaya ng kapitan, huwag pilitin, baka madisgrasya lang,” paliwanag ni Petty Officer III Denmark Cueto ng Coast Guard Sub-Station Balanacan sa bayan ng Mogpog. “As per advise ng station, ipagpaliban o bukas na lang ang biyahe,” sabi ni Cueto,” hintayin na lang pong humupa (ang alon at ang hangin) dahil sa…

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Sagot ni Reyes sa SONA, hindi katanggap-tanggap

Pasintabi po sa mga die-hard supporters o followers at lubos na nakakikilala sa gobernador ng Marinduque. It saddened me watching the episode of State of the Nation Address (SONA) of the infamous broadcast journalist Jessica Soho entitled Matumal na Turismo, Problema sa Marinduque. Kayo po Gov. Carmencita Reyes ang tinaguriang nanay ng lalawigan ng Marinduque and I think it’s uncalled for in saying “the people cannot afford the airfare”, it sounds like, na walang kakayahan ang iyong mga residente. Bagama’t binanggit n’yo na majority, still parang kayo na rin ang yumurak…

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Barko bumangga sa isla sa Romblon, 33 sugatan

Aabot sa 33 katao ang sugatan matapos na sumalpok sa isang isla sa Calatrava, Romblon ang barkong M/V Maria Matilde ng Montenegro Shipping Lines, Inc. pasado alas-5:00 ngayong umaga, September 26. Patungo ang barko sa Romblon Port galing Odiongan Port para ihatid ang ilang pasahero na sakay nito galing Batangas. Ayon kay Cajidiocan SB Member Marvin Ramos na isa sa mga pasahero ng barko, nagising umano siya dahil akala n’ya ay may malakas na sumabog ‘yon pala ay bumangga ang kanyang sinasakyang barko. Noong una akala niya sa maliit na…

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PRDP partner agencies to support geonet and arrowroot industries in Marinduque

The Provincial Government of Marinduque through the Provincial Project Management and Implementing Unit (PPMIU) facilitated the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on August 9 at the Dr. Damian Reyes Memorial Hall. This is to institutionalize support for the implementation of the Provincial Commodity Investment Plan (PCIP). The momentous event was attended by representatives of partner agencies that include the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Agrarian Reform…

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