Marinduque joins the 27th Philippine Travel Mart

BOAC, Marinduque – Marinduque joined the 27th Philippine Travel Mart, for the second time initiated by Team Marinduque, Dream Favor Travel and Tours Agency – an Accredited Travel Agency of the Department of Tourism and the Philippine Tour Operators Association, last Sept. 2-4, 2016 at the SMX Halls 1-4, Mall of Asia, Pasay City. The Philippine Travel Operators Association (PHILTOA) – Philippine Travel Mart is a venue for all accredited tour operators, travel agencies and airlines to promote their agencies, travel destinations and domestic products of all provinces and regions…

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…

Velasco meets Marelco and DENR officials

BOAC, Marinduque – Congressman Lord Allan Q. Velasco, Representative of the Lone District of Marinduque met the officials of Marinduque Electric Cooperative (Marelco) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on August 18, 2016 to discuss his plans and projects for the province. In a Facebook account of Congressman Velasco, he posted “After my meeting with the board and officers of Marelco discussing the power situation in Marinduque, I went directly to a working lunch with DENR officials to discuss my planned and proposed projects for Marinduque and of…