News Around Marinduque

Swedish ambassador bumisita sa Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – Dumating nitong Biyernes, Hunyo 22 sa probinsya ng Marinduque si Swedish Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Harald Fries kasama ang kanyang pamilya. Malugod at masayang tinanggap si Fries ng Agrea Farm Estate sa pangunguna ng kanilang founding farmer na si Cherrie Atilano kasama si Marinduque Lone District Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco. Ang Agrea ay isang social enterprise na nakabase sa Marinduque na may layuning tulungang maiangat ang antas ng pamumuhay ng mga magsasaka at mangingisda sa bansa. Inaasahang bibisitahin din ng ambassador ang magagandang lugar-pasyalan gayundin ang…

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Velasco lauds Duterte for mental health law approval

Marinduque Lone District Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco expressed gratitude to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for signing into law Republic Act No. 11036 or the Mental Health Act of 2017. Velasco coauthored House Bill No. 6452 which eventually became RA 11036 with the purpose of safeguarding the fundamental rights and welfare of people who require mental health services. “The passage of this law will definitely help Filipinos as it will develop better facilities, treatment and services in relation to mental health. This law furthers our advocacy to promote mental health…

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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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National Heritage Month, ipinagdiwang sa bayan ng Boac

BOAC, Marinduque – Bilang pakikiisa sa pagdiriwang ng National Heritage Month ng bayan ng Boac, nagsagawa ang Municipal Council for Local History Culture and the Arts ng Two-Day Orientation on Cultural Registry. Ipinaliwanag ni Dr. Randy Nobleza, direktor ng Sentro ng Wika at Kultura sa Marinduque State College (MSC) ang mga tangible at intangible traditions (mga nahahawakan at di nahahawakang tradisyon) ng Marinduque. Ayon sa tagapagsalita, mapabibilang sa mga tangible tradition ang mga nahahawak na kagamitan gaya ng maskara ng Moryon at rebulto. Masasabi naman na intangible traditions ang Moriones…

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DSWD records 642 cases of child labor in Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) has recorded 9,521 poor working children aged 5-17 years old regionwide according to the 2015 Listahanan household assessment. In Oriental Mindoro, 2,304 working children belong to poor households were identified; 2,393 in Occidental Mindoro; 642 in Marinduque; 747 in Romblon; and 3,435 in Palawan. From the number identified, 15.9 % (1,519) are farmers; 12.5% (1,186) are fisherfolks; and 0.98% (93) are forestry workers. In Mimaropa, the top three municipalities with high cases of working…

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Gumuhong tulay at ‘di matapos-tapos na irrigation system sa Boac, sisiyasatin

BOAC, Marinduque – Tatalakayin sa Investigative Documentaries ng beteranong journalist na si Malou Mangahas ang gumuhong tulay sa barangay Bayuti, bayan ng Boac. Ginawa ang tulay na ito noong Marso 2017 para magamit ng mga tao sa tuwing lumilikas kapag malakas ang ulan. Ang problema, gumuho ang tulay limang araw matapos itong buhusan ng semento. 67 metro ang haba nito at pinondohan ng P2 milyon. Ang Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Marinduque District Engineering Office ang nagpatupad ng proyekto. Ano kaya ang nangyari at bumigay ang tulay? Samantala,…

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Hepe ng Santa Cruz Police, sibak sa pwesto

SANTA CRUZ, Marinduque – Sinibak sa pwesto ang hepe ng pulis sa bayan ng Santa Cruz, Marinduque dahil sa mababang performance sa ‘anti-illegal drug operations’ ng Philippine National Police. Ang relief order na inaprubahan ni Mimaropa Regional Director, Police Chief Supt. Emmanuel Luis Licup galing sa Oversight Committee on Illegal Drugs ay epektibo simula pa nitong Lunes, Hunyo 11. Base sa report ng Regional Directors Committee on Illegal Drugs (RDCID), kabilang ang hepe ng Santa Cruz sa 24 na hepe sa buong Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) na mahina o…

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