Isang mangingisda, nawawala sa Marinduque

GASAN, Marinduque – Sa huling tala na iniulat ng NDRRMC, isang mangingisda ang nawawala sa Marinduque matapos itong pumalaot noong kasagsagan ng habagat. Kinilala ang mangingisda na si Ruben Pahilagmago, 57 taong gulang at naninirahan sa Brgy. Bognuyan, Gasan, Marinduque. Ayon sa report, dakong alas 7:00 ng umaga nitong Agosto 8 nang umalis sa kanilang tahanan si Ruben upang pumalaot sa baybayin ng Gasan sakay ng isang bangkang de motor. Subalit mga bandang alas 3:00 ng hapon noong araw ding iyon, natagpuan ang bangka na kanyang sinakyan sa pagitan ng karagatan…

Panoorin: Mga barko ng Starhorse, muntik nang magsalpukan

MOGPOG, Marinduque – Muntik na diumanong magsalpukan (near collision) ang dalawang barko ng Starhorse sa Balanacan Port, Marinduque noong Agosto 12, 2016. Sa live video na nakunan ni Engr. Tina Sandoval, nangyari ang insidente mga bandang alas-3:30 ng hapon. Sa panayam ng Marinduque News Online sa nag-upload ng video na si Engr. Sandoval, “The live video was really intended for my friends na hindi na nakakauwi ng Marinduque especially those from Marcopper then that incident came in, nanginig baya ang tuhod ko”. Samantala, sa bahagi ng interview ng MNO sa…

Region IV-B now Mimaropa Region

It is not necessary anymore to call the collective island provinces of Mindoro (Oriental and Occidental), Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan as ‘Region IV-B’, following the enactment into law of Republic Act 10879 or the MIMAROPA Act, which officially establishes the Southwestern Tagalog Region, comprised of the said provinces, as the ‘MIMAROPA Region’ on July 17, 2016. RA 10879 will give MIMAROPA a distinct regional status from its present position as part of Region IV and should boost its economic standing, promote tourism, and propel its agriculture. The MIMAROPA Act is…

Port police nab Marinduque cop for shabu

TALAO-TALAO, Lucena – A police officer was arrested by Philippine Port Authority (PPA) personnel carrying suspected illegal drugs shortly after passing through the port’s X-ray baggage machine in Bgy. Talao-Talao, here, yesterday. Quezon police director Senior Supt. Antonio Yarra identified the arrested policeman as PO3 Ian Jay Mogol, 34, of Bgy. Dulong Bayan, Mogpog, Marinduque, and presently assigned at Gasan Municipal Station in Gasan, Marinduque. Yarra said Mogol was about to board a Marinduque-bound ship when he was held and disarmed of his cal. 9mm pistol by port police and…

DOST helps power Marinduque health centers

By Ben Kritz, The Manila Times STA. CRUZ, Marinduque – Rural health centers in remote areas of Marinduque will be able to provide expanded services for local residents after the installation of solar home electricity systems through the support of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Health (DOH). The solar equipment, capable of providing 750 watts of electric power, was installed at the rural health facilities in Barangay Bantay, Boac, and Barangay Maniway, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque, through coordination between DOST, DOH, and the provincial government…