Barko bumangga sa isla sa Romblon, 33 sugatan

Aabot sa 33 katao ang sugatan matapos na sumalpok sa isang isla sa Calatrava, Romblon ang barkong M/V Maria Matilde ng Montenegro Shipping Lines, Inc. pasado alas-5:00 ngayong umaga, September 26. Patungo ang barko sa Romblon Port galing Odiongan Port para ihatid ang ilang pasahero na sakay nito galing Batangas. Ayon kay Cajidiocan SB Member Marvin Ramos na isa sa mga pasahero ng barko, nagising umano siya dahil akala n’ya ay may malakas na sumabog ‘yon pala ay bumangga ang kanyang sinasakyang barko. Noong una akala niya sa maliit na…

PRDP partner agencies to support geonet and arrowroot industries in Marinduque

The Provincial Government of Marinduque through the Provincial Project Management and Implementing Unit (PPMIU) facilitated the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on August 9 at the Dr. Damian Reyes Memorial Hall. This is to institutionalize support for the implementation of the Provincial Commodity Investment Plan (PCIP). The momentous event was attended by representatives of partner agencies that include the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Agrarian Reform…

Wanted ng Marinduque timbog sa Laguna

Natimbog ng mga pulis ang number 1 most wanted person ng bayan ng Mogpog, Marinduque sa San Pablo City, Laguna kamakalawa ng gabi. Natunton ng magkakasanib na puwersa ng San Pablo police station, Mogpog police station at PSC-RPSB (Regional Public Safety ­Battalion) ang pinagtataguan ng suspek na si Don Davis Paulo Ardaniel Marinay sa Purok 5, Barangay Soledad, San Pablo dakong alas-6:30 ng gabi. Si Marinay ay inaresto sa bisa ng search ­warrant na inisyu mula sa RTC Branch 94 ng Marinduque. Ito ay nahaharap sa kasong paglabag sa ­Section…

CA denies Marcopper Mining appeal not to pay taxes owed Marinduque

The Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the motion filed by Marcopper Mining Corp. (Marcopper) asking the court to revisit its decision issued last year that affirmed the order of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Marinduque directing the mining firm to pay its realty-tax liabilities based on the 1993 Schedule of Market Values (SMV) as approved by the provincial government. In a four-page resolution penned by Associate Justice Romeo Barza, the CA’s Special Former Special First Division said it found no merit in the motion for reconsideration filed by…

DAR opens Farm Business School in Marinduque

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the local government of Torrijos recently opened a Farm Business School (FBS) in Barangay Sibuyao, Torrijos to empower the farmers in this community. Senior Agrarian Reform Program Officer Estela Laylay, lead facilitator of the project, said FBS would run up to 25 sessions and in between the sessions will be field on-site application. FBS aims to teach the participants different farming methods, create market linkages and increase their capability in farm business management to boost their income. Aside from farmers, enrolees were composed…