Region IV-B now Mimaropa Region

It is not necessary anymore to call the collective island provinces of Mindoro (Oriental and Occidental), Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan as ‘Region IV-B’, following the enactment into law of Republic Act 10879 or the MIMAROPA Act, which officially establishes the Southwestern Tagalog Region, comprised of the said provinces, as the ‘MIMAROPA Region’ on July 17, 2016. RA 10879 will give MIMAROPA a distinct regional status from its present position as part of Region IV and should boost its economic standing, promote tourism, and propel its agriculture. The MIMAROPA Act is…

Gasan police, continuously campaigning ‘Project Double Barrel’

GASAN, Marinduque – On August 10, 2016 at about 8:30 AM, PO3 Leobert M. Arenas, PCR PNCO conducted barangay visitation and engaged dialogue with the barangay officials of Brgy. Mahunig, Gasan, Marinduque in coordination with Punong Barangay Lina Du. Topic discussed by PO3 Arenas was about the Anti-Illegal Drug campaign plan of the Philippine National Police otherwise known as “Project Double Barrel”. Photo courtesy: Gasan Municipal Police

Mister na may ‘financial problem’, nagbigti

STA. CRUZ, Marinduque – Tinapos na ng isang 60-anyos na mister ang kanyang buhay dahil umano sa pinansyal na suliranin. Nasawi noon din ang biktimang si Danilo Mendoza, ng Barangay Kamandugan, Santa Cruz, Marinduque. Ayon sa Facebook post ni Dr. Tito Rejano “Early morning call today, August 9 with Sta. Cruz PNP-Marinduque to do Post Mort-em Examination to a 60 year old male, married, from Brgy. Kamandugan, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque who died of asphyxia by hanging. Financial problem with court case with COA when he was still a Brgy. Treasurer…

Isang opisyal ng BFP-Marinduque, kasama sa listahan ni Duterte

BOAC, Marinduque – Pinangalan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang mga mayor, kongresista, judges, militar at pulis na umano’y sangkot sa droga. Ginawa ni Duterte ang pagbubunyag sa isang talumpati sa Davao City noong Agosto 7, Linggo ng madaling araw. Aniya, isusunod niyang ilalabas ang mga prosecutor na sangkot sa droga. “Others are doing re-validation again. Alam mo kasi hindi ma… I could be wrong. I could be wrong pero ‘pag ito kasi it has undergone a process. So any mistake of the military and the police dito, ako ‘yun nagkasala,” sabi…

Remembering the amazing woman in history, Dr. Fe Del Mundo, a Marinduquena

Today in Philippine History: August 6, 2011, Fe Del Mundo, the country’s distinguished Pediatrician and National Scientist who conducted important pioneering researches on infectious diseases and dedicated much of her life to the cause of pediatrics in the country, died of cardiac arrest. She died 3 months before her 100th birthday on November 27, having been born in Intramuros, Manila in 1911. She was the sixth of eight children of Bernardo Del Mundo, a prominent lawyer from Marinduque and Paz Villanueva. At age of 15 Dr. Del Mundo, entered the…