National Heritage Month, ipinagdiwang sa bayan ng Boac

BOAC, Marinduque – Bilang pakikiisa sa pagdiriwang ng National Heritage Month ng bayan ng Boac, nagsagawa ang Municipal Council for Local History Culture and the Arts ng Two-Day Orientation on Cultural Registry. Ipinaliwanag ni Dr. Randy Nobleza, direktor ng Sentro ng Wika at Kultura sa Marinduque State College (MSC) ang mga tangible at intangible traditions (mga nahahawakan at di nahahawakang tradisyon) ng Marinduque. Ayon sa tagapagsalita, mapabibilang sa mga tangible tradition ang mga nahahawak na kagamitan gaya ng maskara ng Moryon at rebulto. Masasabi naman na intangible traditions ang Moriones…

DSWD records 642 cases of child labor in Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) has recorded 9,521 poor working children aged 5-17 years old regionwide according to the 2015 Listahanan household assessment. In Oriental Mindoro, 2,304 working children belong to poor households were identified; 2,393 in Occidental Mindoro; 642 in Marinduque; 747 in Romblon; and 3,435 in Palawan. From the number identified, 15.9 % (1,519) are farmers; 12.5% (1,186) are fisherfolks; and 0.98% (93) are forestry workers. In Mimaropa, the top three municipalities with high cases of working…

Gumuhong tulay at ‘di matapos-tapos na irrigation system sa Boac, sisiyasatin

BOAC, Marinduque – Tatalakayin sa Investigative Documentaries ng beteranong journalist na si Malou Mangahas ang gumuhong tulay sa barangay Bayuti, bayan ng Boac. Ginawa ang tulay na ito noong Marso 2017 para magamit ng mga tao sa tuwing lumilikas kapag malakas ang ulan. Ang problema, gumuho ang tulay limang araw matapos itong buhusan ng semento. 67 metro ang haba nito at pinondohan ng P2 milyon. Ang Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Marinduque District Engineering Office ang nagpatupad ng proyekto. Ano kaya ang nangyari at bumigay ang tulay? Samantala,…

Hepe ng Santa Cruz Police, sibak sa pwesto

SANTA CRUZ, Marinduque – Sinibak sa pwesto ang hepe ng pulis sa bayan ng Santa Cruz, Marinduque dahil sa mababang performance sa ‘anti-illegal drug operations’ ng Philippine National Police. Ang relief order na inaprubahan ni Mimaropa Regional Director, Police Chief Supt. Emmanuel Luis Licup galing sa Oversight Committee on Illegal Drugs ay epektibo simula pa nitong Lunes, Hunyo 11. Base sa report ng Regional Directors Committee on Illegal Drugs (RDCID), kabilang ang hepe ng Santa Cruz sa 24 na hepe sa buong Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) na mahina o…

Sea turtle rescue in Boac

BOAC, Marinduque – A sea turtle was found along the shoreline in Barangay Laylay, Boac, Marinduque. According to the Facebook report of Dr. Josue Victoria, Head of Marinduque Provincial Veterinary Office, said sea creature was spotted by a fisherman, Ariel Moredo, Sr., 59 years old on Saturday, June 9. Moredo informed the former president of Kabalikat-Marinduque, Gerry Menorca about the incident. The Marinduque Animal and Wildlife Rescue Emergency Response Team (MAWRERT)  immediately proceeded to the area and found an adult female green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) measuring about 3 feet…