Isang opisyal ng BFP-Marinduque, kasama sa listahan ni Duterte

BOAC, Marinduque – Pinangalan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang mga mayor, kongresista, judges, militar at pulis na umano’y sangkot sa droga. Ginawa ni Duterte ang pagbubunyag sa isang talumpati sa Davao City noong Agosto 7, Linggo ng madaling araw. Aniya, isusunod niyang ilalabas ang mga prosecutor na sangkot sa droga. “Others are doing re-validation again. Alam mo kasi hindi ma… I could be wrong. I could be wrong pero ‘pag ito kasi it has undergone a process. So any mistake of the military and the police dito, ako ‘yun nagkasala,” sabi…

Remembering the amazing woman in history, Dr. Fe Del Mundo, a Marinduquena

Today in Philippine History: August 6, 2011, Fe Del Mundo, the country’s distinguished Pediatrician and National Scientist who conducted important pioneering researches on infectious diseases and dedicated much of her life to the cause of pediatrics in the country, died of cardiac arrest. She died 3 months before her 100th birthday on November 27, having been born in Intramuros, Manila in 1911. She was the sixth of eight children of Bernardo Del Mundo, a prominent lawyer from Marinduque and Paz Villanueva. At age of 15 Dr. Del Mundo, entered the…

‘The Sister’, a film by a native of Boac, Marinduque

Indie Nation a Special Section of Cinemalaya 2016 will be showcasing various awesome and worth-watching independent films this August 6-14, 2016. Among the new film that will exclusively be screened in Little Theater,  Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is “The Sister”. The Sister was written and directed by a native of Boac, Marinduque, Joseph Israel Laban. Laban is an award-winning Tagalog journalist and independent filmmaker. He is also a Palanca-winning playwright and a Fulbright Scholar. He obtained his Master’s degree in Journalism with a concentration in News and Documentary…

Duterte to mining industry: ‘Filipinos will survive without you’

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an ultimatum to the Philippine mining industry: Shape up or ship out. “I can forego with the P40 billion I collect from you guys and the Filipinos will survive without you. Either you follow strictly government standards or you close up,”Duterte said at a news briefing in Malacañang on Monday, August 1. Duterte zeroed in on mining companies that do not comply with the government’s environmental protection standards. He named Marcopper Mining Corporation, a Canadian company that ran copper mines in Marinduque…

Velasco chosen to lead the energy committee

Duterte allies get chairmanships of key House committees DAVAO City Rep. Karlo Nograles led the allies of President Duterte who were chosen to head key committees in the House of Representatives. Majority Leader Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Farinas announced during the plenary session that Nograles is the next chairperson of the appropriations committee, the powerful House committee tasked to deliberate on the appropriations law or the national budget. Nograles is a member of the National Unity Party which aligned itself with the ruling Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). Congress…