Copper residue shows in Boac river

By Maricar Cinco, Inquirer Southern Luzon Copper residue shows in river water The sight of bluish green water flowing through the Boac River in Marinduque province has raised suspicions of a high level of acid seeping from mine wastes left in the defunct Marcopper mining site. The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) in Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) region said it will test the river’s water quality this month, after the Boac town government, through its municipal planning and development office, called its attention to what was reported as an “acid…

DTI-Marinduque launches Negosyo Center in MSC

By Janel Amorette P. Red BOAC, Marinduque – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Marinduque launched its first Negosyo Center in the academe on August 23, 2016 in Marinduque State College (MSC), Tanza, Boac, Marinduque. The center aims to promote ease of doing business and facilitate access to services for Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) within the area. This was made possible through the collaboration of MSC – School of Business and Management (SBM) and with the DTI. It was participated with the Provincial Director of Department of Science…

Barangay Power Association ng Marelco, ikakasa na

BOAC, Marinduque – Magsasagawa ang Marinduque Electric Cooperative  (Marelco) ng Barangay Power Association (BAPA) seminar at workshop sa darating na Agosto 25-26 sa Carmen, Brgy. Tamayo, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque na naglalayong paigtingin ang operasyon ng kooperatiba sa tulong ng mga miyembro-konsumidores sa mga malalayong barangay. Itinatatag ang BAPA para sa lokal na pamamahala ng isang barangay na may mga itinatalagang opisyales upang sila mismo ang mangasiwa ng mga programa ng kooperatiba sa kanilang komunidad na kagaya nang sa operasyon ng Marelco gayundin ang pagsasagawa ng mga gawaing tulad ng meter-reading at…

Port police nab Marinduque cop for shabu

TALAO-TALAO, Lucena – A police officer was arrested by Philippine Port Authority (PPA) personnel carrying suspected illegal drugs shortly after passing through the port’s X-ray baggage machine in Bgy. Talao-Talao, here, yesterday. Quezon police director Senior Supt. Antonio Yarra identified the arrested policeman as PO3 Ian Jay Mogol, 34, of Bgy. Dulong Bayan, Mogpog, Marinduque, and presently assigned at Gasan Municipal Station in Gasan, Marinduque. Yarra said Mogol was about to board a Marinduque-bound ship when he was held and disarmed of his cal. 9mm pistol by port police and…