Marinduque political matriarch Carmencita Reyes dies

SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna – Marinduque governor and former representative Carmencita Ongsiako Reyes passed away, her relatives confirmed. She was 87. Reyes’ son-in-law and Batangas governor Hermilando Mandanas said Reyes died Monday. In a text message, Mandanas said Reyes suffered from “an aneurysm in the stomach.” The family provided no other details regarding the governor’s prior condition. Reyes’ grandson Lorenzo Vega, in a Facebook post, said: “Nanay Carmencita will always be remembered for her dedicated and untiring service to the people of Marinduque.” Reyes served twice as Marinduque’s lone representative…

Mimaropa RPMT monitors ongoing projects in Marinduque

The Mimaropa Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted a field monitoring visit in Marinduque on September 3-6, 2018. The team was able to monitor the ongoing construction of roads, irrigation projects, school building, agriculture (coco coir and coco geonet processing), Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDDS), and airport runway projects in the area. The RPMT is composed of representatives from the Presidential Management Staff-Office for Regional Concerns (PMS-ORC), Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), National Economic and Development…