NFA conducts orientation to the grains businessmen in Gasan

Grains businessmen from the public market of Gasan, Marinduque together with the National Food Authority (NFA) regular employees, job orders and on the job trainees from Marinduque State College (MSC) attended the orientation on Philippine Grains Standardization Program and Grains Business Rules and Regulations conducted this morning, February 24 at NFA Marinduque Provincial Office. The activity was facilitated by Provincial Manager Ofelia E. Camacho, PSQAO Bernardita O. Olympia, Provincial Industry Services Officer Ma. Filipina M. Logmao, SGOO/Acting SEIO Salvador D. Veciana and AO III Bernadette M. Ocampo. The orientation aims…

1st Kalutang Festival sa Marinduque, matagumpay na ipinagdiwang

Sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon sa kasaysayan ng lalawigan ng Marinduque, naipakita ng mga mag-aaral mula elementarya ang naipamanang talento sa pagtugtog ng kalutang ni Maestro Tirso Sardena. Bawat pangkat ay nagtanghal ng pagtugtog ng instrumentong kalutang kasama ang kanilang tagapagsanay. Habang suot ang kanilang makukulay na kasuotang kamiso tsino at baro’t saya, tinugtog ng lahat ng kalahok mula sa mga bayan ng Torrijos, Sta. Cruz, Mogpog, Gasan, Boac at Buenavista ang mga piyesang Leron-leron Sinta, Sitsiritsit at isang piling-kanta na nais nilang iparinig. Itinanghal na kampyon ng mga hurado ang Gasan…

Mastermind sa ‘rent a car’ sangla modus, timbog

Nadakip na ng pulisya ang umano’y mastermind sa malawakang ‘rent a car’ sangla modus. Ayon kay Atty. Ariel Inton ng Commuters Safety and Protection, hawak na ngayon ng Biñan Police ang umano’y mastermind na si Rafaela Asunciacion. Kasama ring naaresto ang isang Tychicus Historillo Nambio na ayon sa mga dokumento ay lumalabas na tubong Bognuyan, Gasan, Marinduque ito. “Based po sa records, sila po yung parang pasimuno ng scam na ito,” sinabi naman ni Senior Inspector Jem Delantes, tagapagsalita ng Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group. Nahuli ang dalawa sa tulong…

Former Marinduque solon charged in fertilizer scam

State prosecutors have formally charged former Marinduque Rep. Edmundo Reyes, Jr., before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the 2004 fertilizer fund scam. Reyes and six Department of Agriculture (DA) regional officials were accused of graft and malversation over the allegedly anomalous release of P5 million to Gabaymasa Development Foundation, Inc. despite its alleged lack of qualifications. To facilitate the releases, the officials allegedly conspired to falsify the disbursement vouchers. Charged alongside Reyes were six DA regional officials: executive director Dennis Araullo, accountant Raymundo Braganza, technical directors Balagtas Torres and Rodolfo…