Commemorating the 116th Anniversary of the Battle of Pulang Lupa

Today, September 13, we are commemorating the 116th Anniversary of the Battle of Pulang Lupa. Battle of Pulang Lupa was an engagement fought on September 13, 1900, during the Philippine–American War, between the forces of Colonel Maximo Abad and Devereux Shields, in which Abad’s men defeated the American force. Activities lined up for this year’s “Battle of Pulang Lupa” commemoration includes Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Camporee, Fun Run and Zumba Workout, Tree Planting, cultural presentations among others. Here is the program: You may download the PDF copy of the program here, 116th-Anniversary-of-Battle-of-Pulang-Lupa.

Gov. Reyes at Mayor Velasco, magkasama sa pagdiriwang ng Labanan sa Pulang Lupa

TORRIJOS, Marinduque – Magkatabing naupo si Gov. Carmencita O. Reyes at Mayor Lorna Q. Velasco bago isagawa ang pag-aalay ng bulaklak (wreath laying) sa bantayog ni Gat. Jose Rizal. Ang pag-aalay ng bulaklak ay bahagi ng programa sa pagdiriwang ng ika-116 Anibersaryo ng Laban sa Pulang Lupa na ginugunita ngayong araw, Setyembre 13, 2016 sa bayan ng Torrijos. Photo by Reijohn M. Rioflorido

Estudyante mula Makapuyat Nat’l HS, kampeon sa province-wide ‘History Quiz Bee’

TORRIJOS, Marinduque – Kampeon sa taunang province-wide History Quiz Bee – Secondary Level category si Erraine Jamilla, mag-aaral mula sa Makapuyat National High School – Sta. Cruz. Naiuwi naman ng mga kalahok mula sa Torrijos at Gasan ang sumunod na mga parangal. Ang paligsahan na isinagawa sa plaza ng bayan ng Torrijos ay naglalayong hikayatin at linangin pang lalo ng mga mag-aaral ang kanilang kaalaman patungkol sa kasaysayan. Ang gawain ay dinaluhan ng mga piling mag-aaral mula sa anim na bayan ng lalawigan. Bahagi pa rin ito ng ika-116 Anibersaryo ng Laban…

Look: Stunning shot of Balanacan Port in Mogpog

Kervin Leal Mirada, a traveler from Mogpog and member of Morion Mountaineers Sta. Cruz Marinduque, Inc. shared his stunning shot of Balanacan Port. Balanacan is the mainport serving towns on the west side of Marinduque, including the capital town of Boac and the municipalities of Mogpog, Buenavista and Gasan. It links Marinduque with the provinces of Batangas, Mindoro, Quezon, Romblon, Masbate and even Metro Manila and other islands of the Visayas. Port Profile Location: Balanacan, one of the two national ports of entry in the province of Marinduque, is located…