21st century great fire at the heritage town of Boac

BOAC, Marinduque – It was an early Monday morning, July 2, 2018 when the people of Boac Central Business District (BCBD) were awakened by the alarming loud noise of firetrucks. A large fire broke out roughly at 5:30 in the morning and caught up three blocks along Magsaysay Road totaly burning down century-old heritage houses, iconic business and commercial establishments. These include the National Historical Institute (NHI now NHCP) declared heritage house of Don Piroco Mansion also known as Maharlikang Tahanan ni Kapitan Piroco, the site of former Lighthouse Maritime…

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PRC conducts first aid, life support training for TESDA scholars in Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – Philippine Red Cross (PRC) 143 Marinduque conducts basic first aid and life support training during the Organic Agriculture Production NCII Batch 5 Induction at the AGREA Farm School in Barangay Cawit, Boac, Marinduque. PRC 143 Marinduque Provincial Coordinator Marisan Mañanita presided the training and was attended by the scholars of the Training-for-Work Scholarship Program (TWSP) of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-Marinduque. “Organic Agriculture Production NCII is both a classroom-based and practical hands-on type of technical-vocational training,” said Rafael Seño, Training Director at the AGREA…

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Marinduqueno, kinilala bilang Ulirang Ama

BOAC, Marinduque – Isa ang Marinduqueño na si Atty. Restituto Opis, tubong Boac sa dalawampu’t limang mga haligi ng tahanan na binigyan ng parangal ng Ulirang Ina Ama Awards Foundation, Inc. Kinilala ang kontribusyon ni Opis sa larangan ng batas at hudikatura. Ayon sa UIAAFI, “Atty. Opis is a pillar of strength, support and discipline. Single handedly, he was able to send his children to school who are now all accomplished professionals, government officials and business persons in their own plight. He is a champion of the poor and the…

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Marinduque News receives video camera from Marinduquenos in USA

BOAC, Marinduque – On May 16, 2018, Romeo Mataac Jr., editor-in-chief of Marinduque News Network (MNN) personally received the video camera donated by Marinduqueno Association of the Capital Area (MACA), Inc. through Mr. Celso Mataac, Jr. who in person is a member of the board of trustees of said US based group. Established in 1992, MACA is a non-profit organization based in Maryland, USA that provides financial assistance to support educational, healthcare and other improvement initiatives to deserving disadvantage citizens of the province of Marinduque. MNN an active news outlet…

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Kinatawan ng Marinduque, todo handa na para sa Mr. Grand Philippines

Naghahanda na sa pagsabak sa Mister Grand Philippines 2018 ang 22 anyos at tubong Libtangin, Gasan, Marinduque na si Mark Jero Bagaporo. Ibayo ang preparasyon na ginagawa ni Mark partikular ang pagbababad sa gym at pagsasanay sa pagsasalita sa harap ng publiko. Taong 2012 ng magsimulang sumali sa mga kahalintulad na patimpalak si Mark. Ilan sa kanyang mga nakamit na titulo ay ang Ginoong Gasan Turismo 2012, Mr. Marinduque State College Olympics 2016 at Mr. Strassuc 2nd Runner up 2016. Tinanghal din siyang 2nd Runner up sa Ginoong Mimaropa 2017…

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MSC-SCHC conducts pinning ceremony and recognition day

BOAC, Marinduque – Marinduque State Colege-School of Community and Health Care (MSC-SCHC) headed by its energetic dean, Marvin P. Plata together with the program heads and faculties administered the pinning ceremony and recognition day with the theme, Future Global Nurses and Social Workers, One Heart, One Soul: Serving, Caring and Leading towards Holistic Change and Transformation at MSC Audio Visual Room on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Graduating students from the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) was inspired and challenged by two eloquent…

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MSC joins INC ‘Worldwide Walk to Fight Poverty’

BOAC, Marinduque – In the spirit of solidarity, Marinduque State College (MSC) headed by SUC President II, Dr. Merian P. Catajay-Mani, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Verna Liza L. Capiña and Vice President for Administration and Finance Dr. Diosdado P. Zulueta joined the simultaneous ‘Worldwide Walk to Fight Poverty’ by brethren’s in Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) on Sunday, May 6. #MakeADifference: Kabayan, help us to stay up, help us to buy a video camera Participants wear their sweetest smiles and heart of unity, dedication and inspiration as they walk a…

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Miss Earth beauty queens, nakiisa sa pagtatanim ng corals sa Maniwaya

SANTA CRUZ, Marinduque – Sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon ay nagkaisa ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Santa Cruz at Conservation of Ocean Resources and Aquatic Life (CORAL) na magtanim ng mga coral, kaagapay ang kasalukuyang Miss Earth beauty queens sa isla ng Maniwaya. Ang mga binibini na sina Miss Philippines – Water 2017, Jessica Marasigan at Miss Philippines – Air 2017, Kim De Guzman ay nagpakita ng kanilang suporta sa kauna-unahang coral movement na ito na naglalayong maibalik ang ganda ng coral reefs sa Pilipinas. Ang nasabing grupo ay isang non-stock, non-profit,…

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