Pagkilos Laban sa Pangungutang ng Lalawigan ng Marinduque

Marinduque Movers Board Meeting last October 27, 2014 Ihinalintulad ang inuutang sa bangko na P 500-Million ng kapitolyo ng Marinduque sa nadeklara nang labag sa Konstitusyong PDAF fund allocation. Matatandaang nanawagan na rin kamakailan ang Commission on Audit (COA), sa lokal na pamahalaan ng Marinduque na ang pagtitipid sa development funds ay hindi kapakipakinabang para sa mga nasasakupan nito. Kasunod ito ng pagbatikos ng COA sa lalawigan dahil bukod pa sa mga maanomalyang mga transaksyon na inisa-isa ng Commission sa COA Report 2013, higit sa P 100-Million na pondo ng…

Port, Airport Projects Rolled Out

Marinduque Airport in Gasan The Department of Transportation and Communications (DoTC) is seeking the aid of private investors for the improvement of five airports and two ports in parts of the country, an invitation to bid published in a newspaper on Tuesday showed. As part of its effort to boost the country’s competitiveness in the port and airport sectors for local and foreign investor, the department rolled out port and airport development projects in Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Ilocos Norte, Bohol, Albay, Samar and Dipolog City collectively worth P150.4 million. The…

Marinduque, one of the islands to be visited by PHINSAF

The Philippine Inter-Island Sailing Foundation has released the Notice of Race for the 15th Philippine Hobie Challenge, set for March 14-22, 2015. The route as specified in the NOR, will begin in Laiya, Batangas, and move on to Marinduque, Verde Island, Puerto Galera, Ambil Island, and end in Nasugbu, Batangas. Hobie 16 sailors from all over the world are expected to participate in the annual staging of the Challenge, a unique race that combines long distance sailing, inshore races, the ultimate island hopping experience, and a humanitarian mission through an…

Earthquake swarm shakes C. Mindanao

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology recorded a “swarm” of at least 15 earthquakes in Central Mindanao on Saturday with the strongest, felt at magnitude 5, damaging 54 houses and a church in North Cotabato. The strongest quake struck at 12:26 p.m. and its epicenter was located 14 kilometers south of Kidapawan City in North Cotabato at a depth of 11 kilometers, Philvolcs said. It was part of a swarm of earthquakes that began at 5:59 a.m. with a 4.4-magnitude tremor followed by nine other quakes, but the only…

Legion of Marinduque Morion shines in Sikat Pinoy

Various Filipino artists from different disciplines will be exhibited in the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Bureau of Domestic Trade fair for micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Dubbed as Sikat Pinoy National Art fair, the event aims to promote art entrepreneurship and support the creative industries in the country. Nemi R. Miranda Jr., painter and sculptor of Rizal Lakeshore Artist Association, sees this as an opportunity for more artists in the region to be exposed and recognized by a larger audience and by major galleries. Based in Angono,…