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…

DOST helps power Marinduque health centers

By Ben Kritz, The Manila Times STA. CRUZ, Marinduque – Rural health centers in remote areas of Marinduque will be able to provide expanded services for local residents after the installation of solar home electricity systems through the support of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Health (DOH). The solar equipment, capable of providing 750 watts of electric power, was installed at the rural health facilities in Barangay Bantay, Boac, and Barangay Maniway, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque, through coordination between DOST, DOH, and the provincial government…

Duterte to mining industry: ‘Filipinos will survive without you’

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an ultimatum to the Philippine mining industry: Shape up or ship out. “I can forego with the P40 billion I collect from you guys and the Filipinos will survive without you. Either you follow strictly government standards or you close up,”Duterte said at a news briefing in Malacañang on Monday, August 1. Duterte zeroed in on mining companies that do not comply with the government’s environmental protection standards. He named Marcopper Mining Corporation, a Canadian company that ran copper mines in Marinduque…

Mga moryon nasa DTI Makati ngayon

Ang Legion Marinduque Morions ay kasalukuyang nasa Department of Trade in Industry head office. Sila ay naimbitahan sa grand opening ng MIMAROPA Region’s One Town, One Product (OTOP). The One Town, One Product (OTOP-Philippines) is a priority program of the government to promote entrepreneurship and create jobs. Through OTOP, local chief executives of each city and municipality take the lead in identifying, developing, and promoting a specific product or service, which has a competitive advantage. OTOP-Philippines supports micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to manufacture, offer, and market distinctive products…