CEO of Kasal New York initiates donation drive for Typhoon Nina victims in Marinduque

Super typhoon category 4 Niña with international name Nock-Ten made its landfall in the Philippines on Christmas day. Sadly, the island province of Marinduque took the hardest hit. Countless homes, roads, and schools have been badly damaged and will need an instant repairs. There are also immediate need for clean drinking water, canned goods, rice, medicine, first aid kits, clothes and blankets. “To our overseas friends I’m knocking on your kind hearts to help our kababayans rehabilitate our devastated province immediately. Please note that I’m not a politician nor do…

#SulongBayaMarinduque: CMI now accepting donations for Typhoon Nina victims

Club Marinduqueno, Inc. (CMI) is now ready to accept donations for families affected by typhoon Nina. For organizations and individuals who plan to donate goods, the list of goods or items that can be donated are the following: Canned Goods Instant Noodles Rice Medicine and First Aid Clothes and Blankets You can ship your donations or drop them off on the below addresses: Quezon City 2nd floor Don Antonio Sports Center, Commonwealth Ave., Holy Spirit Drive, Quezon City. In front of Ever Gotesco, beside BDO and 7/11 Open on: 10:00…

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…

Mining industry crackdown continues in Philippines

A plan to pursue the multimillion-dollar suit against a global mining firm Barrick Gold Corp is headed for the Canadian courts, after a US court ruled that it was the wrong jurisdiction to hear the claim. The plan has gained the support of the Catholic Church and civil society groups in Marinduque province to recover the cost of damage left by the 1996 mine tailings spill, tagged as the worst mining tragedy in the Philippines, reported the Inquirer. The provincial board of Marinduque, in June, issued a resolution to refile…