Isang delivery boy, nagbigti-patay sa Santa Cruz

Isang delivery boy ang nagbigti gamit ang lubid sa Barangay Lipa, Santa Cruz, Marinduque. Kinilala ang biktima sa alyas na Ison, 21 taong gulang at residente ng nabanggit na lugar. Ayon kay Dr. Tito Rejano, nagsagawa ng medico legal examinaation, bandang alas 8:30 ng umaga nang rumesponde sila kasama ang Santa Cruz PNP sa pangunguna nina Police Officers Bill Pernia at Dennis Ricohermoso sa bahay ng biktima. Dagdag pa ni Rejano, ito ang pangalawang pagkakataon na may nagpakamatay sa bayan ng Santa Cruz ngayong taong 2017. Samantala, hindi naman malinaw…

UP MSI, sinuri ang coastal areas sa mga bayan ng Mogpog at Torrijos

Pinuntahan ng mga divers mula sa University of the Philippines Maritime Science Institute (UPMSI) ang mga coastal areas upang mapag-aralan ang kalagayan ng karagatan sa lalawigan ng Marinduque. Partikular na sinuri ng grupo ang mga coastal barangay sa mga bayan ng Torrijos at Mogpog noong Enero 20 hanggang 29, 2017. Nangyari ang pagbisitang ito sa tulong ng People and the Environment: Assessing Reef Fish Resiliency and Associated Livelihoods (PEARRL) na katuwang ang National Assessment of Coral Reefs Environments (NACRE). Nais ding malaman ng grupong ito ang epekto ng pangingisda sa…

Panoorin: MSC binigyang parangal ng Civil Service Commission

Natamo ng Marinduque State College (MSC) sa katauhan ng pangulo ng pamantasan na si Dr. Merian Catajay-Mani ang Maturity Level 2 mula sa Civil Service Commission Region IV-MIMAROPA. Ayon kay Dr. Mani, “I became a good president because I have the best people behind me.” Ang pagkilalang ito ay paraan ng pagbibigay parangal ng PRIME-HRM (Human Resource Management) sa MSC dahil sa kanilang naipamalas na serbisyo publiko sa pamamagitan ng pagpapatupad ng apat na human resource management system cores: Recruitment, Selection and Placement (RSP); Performance Management (PM); Learning and Development…

Gasan LGU in Marinduque misspends P4.5M development fund

The municipality of Gasan in Marinduque in 2015 spent P4.5 million of its development fund on projects which are not capital investment in nature, defeating the purpose of the fund, state auditors said. In a 2016 report, the Commission on Audit (COA) said the implementation of various non-capital investment projects and activities amounting to P4,506,851.42 were charged to the development fund, “defeating the purpose for its establishment and depriving the public of vital socio-economic programs and projects.” The development fund, or 20 percent of the internal revenue allotment, should contribute…

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.…