Maayos na supply ng tubig, hiling ng mga mamamayan sa Mogpog

By Adeline Angeles, Former Marinduque Board Member Halos anim na buwan na pong walang maayos na supply ng tubig sa bayan ng Mogpog, Marinduque. Simula pa noong Nobyembre 2016. Kung saan-saan na lang kumukuha ng tubig ang mga mamamayan lalo na sa Poblacion. Marami ang gumagastos ng P100-P200 kada araw para magpa-igib sa ibang lugar. Ang iba ay dumadayo pa sa bayan ng Boac. “Malapit na daw pong maayos”, ito ang laging sagot kapag may nagtatanong. Subalit dumaan ang Pasko, Bagong Taon, Valentines at ngayon ay mag-se-Semana Santa na pero naghihintay,…

Nepomuceno vs Nepomuceno: Malaking kabulaanan po Bokal Allan

“Malaking kabulaanan po Bokal Allan Nepomuceno” ito ang naging pahayag ni ex-mayor at dating bokal Pedrito ‘Toto’ Nepomuceno matapos mapanood ang naging interview kina Assistant Provincial Prosecutor (APP) Jun Timtiman at Bokal Allan Nepomuceno sa isang programa sa radyo nitong Marso 18. Narito ang buong pahayag ni dating bokal Toto Nepomuceno na inilathala sa kanyang Facebook account na may petsang Marso 19. “Ginagamit ang Radyo Natin-Boac nina Bokal Allan Nepomuceno at Assistant Provincial Prosecutor Jun Timtiman spreading disinformation and outright lies sa isyu ng Marcopper. Sa loob ng 45 minuto…

Paging DENR Sec. Gina Lopez: Declare Marcopper as abandoned mine site

Twenty (20) mining firms have been recommended for suspension following the completion of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) audit of mining operations in the country. Eleven (11) more will continue to be monitored according to the DENR. But nowhere in the news do we find anything about Marcopper Mining Corporation in Marinduque. Marcopper should now be declared an abandoned mine site and from being a source of mineral extraction should be turned into a tourist attraction. Twenty (20) years have passed since the infamous environmental disaster of 1996.…

Tulay sa barangay Tigwi, Torrijos kailan matatapos?

Tulay, kailan ka matatapos? Ito ang isang malaking katanungan ng mga residente ng Barangay Tigwi, Torrijos, Marinduque hinggil sa proyektong “Construction of Tigwi bridge and approaches along Dampulan-Lipata-Yook-Buenavista Road” na hanggang sa kasalukuyan ay hindi pa rin natatapos. Ang proyekto na nagkakahalaga ng Php 55,339,972.94 ay sinimulan noong Hunyo 26, 2015 sa implementasyon ng Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Mimaropa Region sa pamamagitan ng isang pribadong kontratista na St. Gerrard Construction na pagmamay-ari ni Pacifico Discaya II. Ngunit sa bisa ng Department Order No. 130 series of 2015 sa…

Gov. Carmencita Ongsiaco Reyes legacy

By Recto Mercene, Manila Bulletin This is an appeal to my esteemed kababayan, the honorable Governor Carmencita Ongsiaco Reyes of Marinduque. Please allow a contractor to continue with the concrete paving of the remaining portion of the Marinduque Airport runway so that business would flourish and tourism would boom in our beloved province. It has come to my attention that Melchor Go, reportedly her godson and contractor, has been a pain in the neck, having fought her for the governorship twice in the past, and she twice defeated him. As…