Marinduque commemorates 116th Anniversary of the Battle of Paye

BOAC, Marinduque – Aside from celebrating the feast day of the town of Torrijos, we also commemorates today the 116th Anniversary of the Battle of Paye in which a brave group of Marinduquenos led by Capt. Teofilo Roque defeated American forces in Sitio Paye, Balimbing, Boac, Marinduque. 116 years ago today, the people of Marinduque stood up together and rejected foreign domination and imperialism. The Battle of Paye Marinduque marks the Battle of Paye Day every July 31, one of two historical holidays commemorating the revolutionary struggle on the island…

Happy Fiesta Torrijos, Happy Fiesta St. Ignatius

TORRIJOS, Marinduque – Today, July 31, the town of Torrijos in Marinduque province is celebrating the feast day of its patron saint, Ignatius of Loyola. St. Ignatius of Loyola was a Spanish knight from the local Basque noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and, on April 19, 1541, became its first Superior General. Ignatius emerged as a religious leader during the Counter Reformation. Loyola’s devotion to the Catholic Church was characterized by absolute obedience to the Pope. Quick Facts of St.…

Marinduque cong, requested DOTr sec to look into Gasan Airport

Lord Allan Velasco, Representative of the Lone District of Marinduque met the Department of Transportation Secretary, Arthur Tugade. Congressman Velasco personally requested Secretary Tugade to look into unfinished runway of the Gasan Airport which has been long overdue and has been hurting the tourism efforts of the Marinduque province. According to Velasco’s Facebook post “The request was given a very positive response by the secretary. In addition, I pushed for the construction of a new General Luna Port which would benefit tourism in the municipalities of Torrijos and Sta. Cruz, most especially…

Marinduque massacre, bubusisiin sa ‘Imbestigador’

Sa pagganap nina Elizabeth Oropesa, Buboy Villar, Andrea Del Rosario at Lancer Serrano. Laki sa lola ang kambal na sina Rodalyn at Rogelyn. Pumanaw ang kanilang ina habang ipinapanganak niya noon ang kambal. Mula noon, ang lola nilang si Eulogia na ang tumayong magulang nina Rodalyn at Rogelyn. Tahimik na namuhay sa bayan ng Torrijos, Marinduque ang maglolola. Wala silang kaaway at maayos ang pakikitungo sa ibang tao. Kaya nakapagtatakang sinapit nila ang karumal-dumal na krimen. Bisperas ng bagong taon noong ika-31 ng Disyembre 2002, humantong ang tatlo sa malagim…