Club Marinduqueno nagsagawa ng medical, dental mission sa Marinduque

TORRIJOS, Marinduque – Naging matagumpay ang isinagawang medical and dental missions sa Marinduque sa tulong ng Club Marinduqueno, Inc. (CMI), isang samahan ng mga Marinduqueno na nakabase sa Metro Manila na naitatag noong 1991 na may layuning matulungan ang kapwa kababayang nangangailangan ng atensyong medical at dental. Ang unang araw ng medical mission ay isinagawa nitong Biyernes, Hunyo 23 sa barangay hall ng Argao, bayan ng Mogpog samantalang ang ikalawang araw ng aktibidad ay isinagawa nitong Sabado, Hunyo 24 sa barangay hall ng Matuyatuya sa bayan naman ng Torrijos. Daan-daang…

P1.7M pondo ng DOLE, ipagpapatayo ng fish cage sa Santa Cruz, Marinduque

Ibinaba mula sa Department of Labor and Employment sa pangunguna ni Assistant Regional Director Sixto “Popoy” Rodriguez ang P1.7 million para sa pagpapatayo ng fish cage sa Brgy. Angas, Santa Cruz, Marinduque. Ayon kay Marjun Moreno, senior labor and employment officer ng DOLE-Marinduque, nais ng kanilang kagawaran na mas mapalakas pa nila ang kabuhayan ng mga mangingisda sa Santa Cruz bilang kilala ang bayan na ito na “seafoods capital” ng probinsya. Bukod pa rito ay naglalayon din ang kanilang programa na tulungan ang turismo ng Santa Cruz kung saan malapit…

Marelco issues official statement on intermittent power interruption

On June 22, 2017 Marinduque Electric Cooperative (Marelco) published its official statement regarding the intermittent power interruption particularly at Feeder I (Bantad to Torrijos Area) through their official Facebook Page. The statement read as “Marelco duly understands the behavior and sentiments of our member-consumers everytime there is a power interruption in their respective areas. It is for this reason that, we would like to present our official statement regarding the intermittent power outages experienced in some areas, so that once and for all every member-consumer would realize why such things happened…

Solons out to postpone barangay, youth polls

Lawmakers on Tuesday said Congress had ample time to pass a bill postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Oct. 23 this year. “We still have enough time to postpone the barangay and SK polls. We hope Malacañang will certify the bill as urgent to make this possible,” said Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers. Barbers is chairman of the House committee on dangerous drugs and author of House Bill 5359 that seeks to postpone the elections. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez earlier said the House will give priority to…

NGO Forum wants ADB stripped of immunity from suit

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) must be stripped of its immunity and held liable for all the environmental destruction caused by projects funded under its portfolio, a civil society organization (CSO) umbrella group said Tuesday. “We have decided to take on the immunity itself which is an outside challenge to the institution,” Rayyan Hassan, executive director of the NGO Forum on ADB, said. The NGO Forum on Tuesday formally launched its book, “A Visual Testimony of the Asian Development Bank’s 50 Years of Destruction,” in Quezon City. The immunity of…