Velasco meets Marelco and DENR officials

BOAC, Marinduque – Congressman Lord Allan Q. Velasco, Representative of the Lone District of Marinduque met the officials of Marinduque Electric Cooperative (Marelco) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on August 18, 2016 to discuss his plans and projects for the province. In a Facebook account of Congressman Velasco, he posted “After my meeting with the board and officers of Marelco discussing the power situation in Marinduque, I went directly to a working lunch with DENR officials to discuss my planned and proposed projects for Marinduque and of…

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…