NFA conducts orientation to the grains businessmen in Gasan

Grains businessmen from the public market of Gasan, Marinduque together with the National Food Authority (NFA) regular employees, job orders and on the job trainees from Marinduque State College (MSC) attended the orientation on Philippine Grains Standardization Program and Grains Business Rules and Regulations conducted this morning, February 24 at NFA Marinduque Provincial Office. The activity was facilitated by Provincial Manager Ofelia E. Camacho, PSQAO Bernardita O. Olympia, Provincial Industry Services Officer Ma. Filipina M. Logmao, SGOO/Acting SEIO Salvador D. Veciana and AO III Bernadette M. Ocampo. The orientation aims…

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Mastermind sa ‘rent a car’ sangla modus, timbog

Nadakip na ng pulisya ang umano’y mastermind sa malawakang ‘rent a car’ sangla modus. Ayon kay Atty. Ariel Inton ng Commuters Safety and Protection, hawak na ngayon ng Biñan Police ang umano’y mastermind na si Rafaela Asunciacion. Kasama ring naaresto ang isang Tychicus Historillo Nambio na ayon sa mga dokumento ay lumalabas na tubong Bognuyan, Gasan, Marinduque ito. “Based po sa records, sila po yung parang pasimuno ng scam na ito,” sinabi naman ni Senior Inspector Jem Delantes, tagapagsalita ng Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group. Nahuli ang dalawa sa tulong…

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Gasan LGU in Marinduque misspends P4.5M development fund

The municipality of Gasan in Marinduque in 2015 spent P4.5 million of its development fund on projects which are not capital investment in nature, defeating the purpose of the fund, state auditors said. In a 2016 report, the Commission on Audit (COA) said the implementation of various non-capital investment projects and activities amounting to P4,506,851.42 were charged to the development fund, “defeating the purpose for its establishment and depriving the public of vital socio-economic programs and projects.” The development fund, or 20 percent of the internal revenue allotment, should contribute…

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Oil tanker sumadsad sa Marinduque

GASAN, Marinduque – Isang oil tanker ang sumadsad sa baybayin ng Banot, Gasan, Marinduque sa gitna ng pananalasa ng Bagyong ”Nina”, Lunes, Disyembre 26. Ayon sa Municipal Interior Local Government ng Gasan, sakay ng MT Obama, na nagmula sa Subic, ang 21 crew na papunta sana sa Tacloban. Sinisiyasat pa ng Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) kung may kargang krudo ang MT Obama nang maaksidente ito dakong ika-2:00 ng umaga. May naihanda nang oil spill foam ang mga awtoridad sakaling kailanganin, ani PCG spokesman Commander Armand Balilo. Samantala, iniulat din ng…

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Politics gets in the way of Marinduque Airport’s upgrade

By Recto Mercene, Business Mirror Since 2013, the Marinduque Airport has been closed to operations, a victim of the political infighting between an entrenched dynasty and a local contractor, whom the dynasty had been fighting during the past few elections. The rivalry has persisted until today, depriving the 240,000 inhabitants of the island access to air travel. When the sea is rough, or when Signal No. 1 is raised over Marinduqe and nearby islands, the roll-on, roll-off (Roro) services are grounded for several days. Even when the weather is pleasant,…

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Velasco ng Marinduque, isa sa iilan na unang sumuporta kay Duterte

Sa isang pagpupulong ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte kasama ang Filipino Community na ginanap sa Grand Hyatt Hotel sa Beijing, China nitong Oktubre 19, binanggit nito na isa si Congressman Lord Allan Velasco ng Marinduque sa iilan na unang sumuporta sa kanyang kandidatura sa pagkapangulo. Ayon sa bahagi ng pahayag ni Duterte, “Kaya ako, I had to run with no body supporting me. Maniwala kayo. Na wala akong governor sa Luzon except two, Imee Marcos and Representative Abet Garcia ng Bataan and of course from Marinduque, si Velas[quez]co”. Narito ang buong talumpati ni…

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In Loving Memory of Rev. Fr. Edwin Sager

We are in prayer for the family of Rev. Fr. Edwin M. Sager who was in a serious comatose. Today, September 6, 2016, after days of battling, he went home to be with the Lord. He was good friend and brother in the vineyard. Father Edwin, we know that you are too young to leave in this world but God saw you getting tired and a cure was not be. So He put His arms around you and whispered “come to me”. With tearful eyes we watched you and saw…

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No. 1 most wanted sa Gasan, arestado

GASAN, Marinduque – Nahulog na sa kamay ng mga otoridad ang tinaguriang no. 1 most wanted person sa Gasan, Marinduque. Kinilala ito na si Melanio Rioflorido Malvar, 56-anyos, residente ng Brgy. Bangbang ng nasabing lugar. Ayon sa report, nahuli ang suspek sa Brgy. Quinabigan, Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro nitong Agosto 22, matapos ang isinagawang “Oplan Pagtugis” ng pinagsanib na pwersa ng Gasan Municipal Police, CIDG Mimaropa Region, RSOT, CIDG Oriental Mindoro, Detective and Special Operation Unit (DSOU) at Torrijos Municipal Police sa bisa ng warrant of arrest na inisyu ni Judge…

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