Gorio intensifies, to dump more rain

Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon and Visayas will continue to have rains Thursday as Tropical Depression Gorio intensified into a storm on Wednesday, according to the weather bureau. Strong intermittent rains brought by “Gorio” prompted officials to cancel classes in several cities in Metro Manila on Wednesday. Classes in all levels were cancelled in the cities of Caloocan, Malabon and Parañaque, while classes in pre-school to high school were called off in the cities of Quezon, Navotas and Valenzuela. The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela, University of the East…

QC grants Marinduque town P1.5M for market

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista lauded on Wednesday the 32-member City Council for having the compassion to help other local governments in need of help. The council approved a resolution authorizing Bautista to give Marinduque province P1.5 million in financial assistance to help rebuild the public market in Santa Cruz town, which was destroyed by Typhoon “Nina” in 2016. The cash-strapped municipality could not sustain the rehabilitation of the market due to the extensive damage brought about by the typhoon that hit the province last December. According to Bautista, the…

Marinduque solon Velasco thankful to Duterte admin for airport fund

President Rodrigo Duterte has done much for the province of Marinduque, but this development reported by Congressman Lord Allan Jay Velasco on Facebook takes the cake. According to Velasco, the long-delayed construction of the local airport will finally start sometime this year following the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) allocation of Php15 million for the project. Read also: CAAP naglaan ng Php 15M para sa konstruksyon ng Marinduque Airport “Hindi kaila sa atin na ang hirap ng pagbiyahe patungo sa Marinduque ay napakalaking hadlang sa pag-unlad ng turismo at…

Payahag ni Cong. Velasco hinggil sa elektrisidad sa Marinduque

Sa Facebook account ni Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco ay ipinahayag nito noong Hunyo 22 ang mga konkretong pagkilos na ginagawa ng kanyang opisina upang tuluyan ng masolusyunan ang problema ng kuryente sa probinsya. Narito ang kabuuan ng kanyang pahayag. “Noong nakaraang ika-13 ng Hunyo, nagtungo po ang inyong kinatawan sa National Power Corporation (Napocor) upang ilapit ang suliranin sa kuryente ng ating lalawigan. Malugod ko pong ibinabalita sa ating mga mahal na Marinduqueno na tayo ay agarang pinakinggan at pinagbigyan ng Napocor. Tinitiyak ni Napocor President Pio Benavidez…

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…