2 Marinduque Deaths Hike ‘Glenda’ toll to 100

Bumagsak na poste ng Marelco sa Matalaba Area, Sta. Cruz. MANILA, Philippines – The official death toll from Typhoon “Glenda” has reached 100 after two more typhoon casualties were confirmed in Boac, Marinduque. The deaths of two middle-aged men due to heart attack triggered by the typhoon were reported Thursday night by the Office of Civil Defense in Mimaropa (Region 4-B), bringing to seven the number of casualties from the region. The latest report brought to 100 the total casualties, adding two to the 98 named in the official list…

DSWD Nagbibigay ng Education Grants Para sa mga Kasapi ng 4Ps

4P’s Logo, a program of DSWD BOAC, Marinduque – May 281 magaaral ang nabigyan ng ESGPPA Grants ngayong taon. Ang ESGPPA ay ang Expanded Student Grants in Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation ng Department of Social Welfare and Development Office, na ipinapatupad na dito sa lalawigan ngayong SY 2014-2015. Ang mga anak na kasapi ng 4Ps o Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program na “deserving” o may kakayanang mag-aral sa kolehiyo ay maaring mabigyan ng opportunidad upang makapagaral sa ilalim ng ESGPPA sa isang pampubliko o pribadong paaralan. Sa ESGPPA mabibigyan ang…

Hayden, Charity Begins at Home

WHY INDIA? – Read in an article in Manila Bulletin, written by Michael Joe T. Delizo, that Hayden Kho wants to serve the “poorest of the poor” in India. (His medical license was recently reinstated by the Professional Regulation Commission, earlier revoked because of his sex video.) My dear Hayden, you don’t have to go to India to serve the “poorest of the poor.” You don’t have to go that far. In this country, countless are in need of medical attention, including your home province, Marinduque. Leave India to the…

Paalam, Ka Noel Magturo

Ka Noel and the MIMAROPA Sunrise where he served as Executive Editor The Marinduque First Saturday Movers, Inc. (MFSMI) is with great sadness of the passing of Mr. Noel V. Magturo, a native of Boac, Marinduque. Noel passed away on July 20, 2014. Mr. Magturo was a valued member of the MFSMI.A NewsmanKa Noel, as known to many served as the Producer and Host of Ay Marinduque. He was also the Executive Editor of The MIMAROPA Sunrise, a weekly community regional newsmagazine that publishes news and updates across MIMAROPA Region.…

DENR: Marinduque Rich in Potential to Become Tourist Haven

BOAC, Marinduque, April 23 (PIA) –  Marinduque, considered to be the “Heart of the Philippines” has a big potential for further tourism development, Mimaropa’s regional environment chief  declared during the recent 14th Philippine Speleological Society National Caving Congress. Environment and Natural Resources Regional Executive Director Oscar Dominguez said Marinduque should be credited for its efforts to maintain peace and order, a critical requirement for tourist destinations.  Apart from its natural wonders – caves, beaches and waters – Marinduque is known for the annual Moriones Festival which was observed last week…