NFA Marinduque promotes Palay Procurement Program and Food Guardian Advocacy Campaign

The National Food Authority Provincial Office of Marinduque promoted the Palay Procurement Program and Food Guardian Advocacy Campaign by distributing flyers and signing-up as food guardians. This happened during the launching of Farmers and Fisherfolks Month in the municipality of Boac on May 2, 2017. The event was actively participated by Asst. Regional Director and concurrent Officer-in-Charge Gondelina U. Alda and other offices from Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Bureau of Fisheries and…

Forum sa pangangalaga sa pamanang yaman ng bansa, isinagawa sa Marinduque

Nagsagawa ng isang Stakeholders Forum on Protecting Filipino Heritage ang National Museum at Municipality of Boac nitong Mayo 5, 2017 sa pakikiisa ng Municipal Council for Local History, Culture and Arts sa gusali ng Casa Real. Dinaluhan ito ng mga opisyal ng lokal na pamahalaan at mga nagmamay-ari ng ancestral house sa bayan ng Boac. Nais kasi ng National Museum na himukin sila na ipabilang na important cultural properties at national cultural treasures ang mga ito upang matulungan sila sa pagpapanatili sa pamumuno ng National Commission for Culture and the…

16 na bading sa Marinduque, nagpatalbugan sa beauty pageant

Nagpatalbugan ang 16 na bading upang sungkitin ang karangalang maging ‘Ms. Gay Marinduque 2017’ sa ginanap na pageant sa pinabonggang stage ng Santa Cruz Municipal Plaza sa bayan ng Santa Cruz, Marinduque. Maraming taong sumaksi, humalakhak at pumalakpak habang nagpapakilala ang 16 na kalahok sa paligsahang itinaguyod ng Gaylas, isang samahan ng mga homosexuals sa pangunguna ni Kagawad Jamer Revilla na may layuning i-angat ang pagtingin ng mga mamamayan sa sektor ng LGBT o lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender at upang ipagdiwang ang taunang ‘gender equality program’. Tulad ng karaniwang…

Lolo, nalunod sa dagat sa bayan ng Mogpog

Patay ang isang lolo nang malunod ito bandang alas dose ng tanghali sa barangay Capayang, Mogpog, Marinduque. Kinilala ang nasawi na si Alvaro Labos Jr, 67 anyos at residente ng barangay Lamesa, Mogpog. Sa panayam ng Marinduque News kay Whelyn Flores, pamangkin ng biktima, nanghuhuli umano ng isda ang kanyang tiyuhin malapit sa pampang subalit bigla na lamang itong inanod sa malalim na bahagi ng dagat. Isinugod pa si Labos sa pinakamalapit na health center pero idineklara itong dead on arrival. Video courtesy of Ramon Alfonso Villaster

DOH-Mimaropa conducts TB Testing among malnourished children

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) today revealed that 13 children out of 300 were tested positive with tuberculosis (TB) during the tuberculin skin testing conducted in selected municipalities of MIMAROPA Region namely Marinduque, Romblon and Oriental Mindoro during the 2016 Lung Month Celebration. “We have targeted children who were recipients of the “Oplan Kain Sigla” feeding program of the region to find out what other health reasons have contributed to their malnourishment”, Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated. “The regional office has already provided…