For a family with three children, Karen Sace, manager of Bahi Agriculture and Fisheries Association (BAFA), admitted that it is a challenge to make ends meet with the P300 a day wage of her laborer husband.
For his part, Marinduque Governor Presbitero Velasco, Jr. — who also serves as President of the League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP) — said they are optimistic in attaining food security with the increased IRA and local autonomy.
Members of the Butansapa Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BMPC) are now able to fully utilize the P1.3 million worth coco coir processing center and equipment provided by the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP).
Naglaan na ng P100,000 na pabuya ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Mogpog para sa mabilis na paghuli sa suspek na pumatay sa 67 taong-gulang na si Pacita Malapad.
As COVID-19 continues to ravage lives and livelihoods across the globe, Marinduque Representative and Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco on Monday urged the international community to take a collective effort to address socioeconomic inequalities further exposed and exacerbated by the pandemic.