55 drug personalities sa bayan ng Buenavista, sumuko

Umabot sa kabuuang limampu’t lima (55) na sangkot sa droga mula sa iba’t ibang barangay sa bayan ng Buenavista ang boluntaryong sumuko kanina, Hulyo 12, 2016 mga bandang alas 9:30 ng umaga sa mga kagawad ng Buenavista Municipal Police. Ang mga nasabing drug personalities ay nangako ng pagbabagong buhay sa harap ni Atty. Reynaldo Ariola, Public Attorney 3 ng 2nd District ng Marinduque. Nangako naman ng tulong pangkabuhayan sa mga sumukong personalidad ang mayor ng Buenavista na si G. Russel Madrigal. *Original picture has been removed upon the request of Buenavista Municipal…

Mga sangkot sa droga sa Bayan ng Boac, sumuko

Siyam katao na sangkot umano sa droga ang sumuko kay Mayor Roberto Madla at sa mga tauhan ng Boac Municipal Police Force kaninang umaga, Hulyo 11, 2016. Nanumpa na magbabagong buhay na ang nasabing mga drug personalities sa harap ni Mayor Madla at mga kagawad ng pulisya. Sa flag raising kanina, nagpalabas ng direktiba si Mayor Madla na nag-uutos na sumailalim sa “drug test” ang lahat ng mga opisyales at kawani ng munisipalidad ng Boac. Larawang kuha ni Pongkoy Manrique

Duterte meets Marinduque congressman and other lawmakers in Davao

Duterte meets lawmakers in Davao, discusses illegal drugs, priority bills Written by Joyce Ilas, CNN Philippines Davao City (CNN Philippines) — About two weeks before his first State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday met with some lawmakers to discuss the state of the country and his corresponding plans. Two senators, two governors, and 12 congressmen from the incoming majority bloc flew all the way to Davao City to meet with the President. Among those present were Senators Alan Peter Cayetano and Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, Citizens’…

Marinduque Weather Update – July 7, 2016

Typhoon “BUTCHOY” was located based on all available data at 4:00AM today at 330 km east of Basco, Batanes (20.9˚N, 125.1˚E) with maximum sustained winds of 220 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 255 kph. It is forecast to move northwest at 25 kph. Southwest Monsoon affecting Southern Luzon and Visayas. Rains with gusty winds is expected over Batanes, Calayan and Babuyan Group of Islands. Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms will be experienced over Metro Manila, the rest of Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative…

After 2 decades of Marcopper collapsed, shocking story revealed

Written by Abdon M. Balde Jr. I was listening to new DENR Sec Gina Lopez on TV the other day talk about mining, and my memories were revived about our sad experience in the country’s biggest mining disaster in Marcopper, Marinduque where Canada’s Placer Dome and the Marcos family conspired to earn billions of dollars at the expense of the environment and the residents of Santa Cruz, Marinduque: 1. The construction company that I was working for (which was then owned by American Cement) was contracted by the Canadian mining…