DSWD Nagbibigay ng Education Grants Para sa mga Kasapi ng 4Ps

4P’s Logo, a program of DSWD BOAC, Marinduque – May 281 magaaral ang nabigyan ng ESGPPA Grants ngayong taon. Ang ESGPPA ay ang Expanded Student Grants in Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation ng Department of Social Welfare and Development Office, na ipinapatupad na dito sa lalawigan ngayong SY 2014-2015. Ang mga anak na kasapi ng 4Ps o Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program na “deserving” o may kakayanang mag-aral sa kolehiyo ay maaring mabigyan ng opportunidad upang makapagaral sa ilalim ng ESGPPA sa isang pampubliko o pribadong paaralan. Sa ESGPPA mabibigyan ang…

Paalam, Ka Noel Magturo

Ka Noel and the MIMAROPA Sunrise where he served as Executive Editor The Marinduque First Saturday Movers, Inc. (MFSMI) is with great sadness of the passing of Mr. Noel V. Magturo, a native of Boac, Marinduque. Noel passed away on July 20, 2014. Mr. Magturo was a valued member of the MFSMI.A NewsmanKa Noel, as known to many served as the Producer and Host of Ay Marinduque. He was also the Executive Editor of The MIMAROPA Sunrise, a weekly community regional newsmagazine that publishes news and updates across MIMAROPA Region.…

Marinduque rally gainst mine waste deal

Lucena City – More than a thousand people held a rally on Monday in Boac, Marinduque province, to protest a $20-million deal being offered to the province  as compensation for the 1996 mine waste spill that killed the Boac River and its tributaries and is considered the country’s worst mining disaster. Boac Councilor Rolando Larracas, in a phone interview, said the offer was “gravely disadvantageous to the people who have long been suffering from the environment destruction left by their past mining operation.” The $20 million take-it-or-leave-it package was offered…

PPA Calls On Bidders For Three Port Devts Worth PHP176M

Port of Laylay in Boac, Marinduque The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is setting aside P176 million to for seaport development in Bohol, Marinduque, and Surigao del Norte. Nearly P59 million will be spent to build a passenger terminal building at the Port of Tagbilaran in Bohol, while P73.5 million will be used to construction a wharf, a roll-on roll-off (Roro) ramp, and a back-up area at the Port of Balanacan in Mogpog, Marinduque, the port regulator said in an invitation to bid. PPA said investors have until April 14 to…

Newly Developed Eco-Tourism Park in Marinduque to Generate Jobs, Livelihood

Floating nipa hut just right for fishing bangus and cooking by yourselves.Credit goes to the owner of the photo. BOAC, Marinduque, January 12 (PIA) – Investing in local tourism is a sound decision, if authorities want to reduce unemployment.Led by Governor Carmencita Reyes, the provincial government is developing proto-types of community-based rural tourism that will create jobs and open livelihood opportunities in all barangays. The latest model was the CARMEN (Center for Agricultural Research and Enterprise Network) Eco-Tourism Adventure Park in Sta. Cruz Town. More than half of the park’s…