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…

Mister na may ‘financial problem’, nagbigti

STA. CRUZ, Marinduque – Tinapos na ng isang 60-anyos na mister ang kanyang buhay dahil umano sa pinansyal na suliranin. Nasawi noon din ang biktimang si Danilo Mendoza, ng Barangay Kamandugan, Santa Cruz, Marinduque. Ayon sa Facebook post ni Dr. Tito Rejano “Early morning call today, August 9 with Sta. Cruz PNP-Marinduque to do Post Mort-em Examination to a 60 year old male, married, from Brgy. Kamandugan, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque who died of asphyxia by hanging. Financial problem with court case with COA when he was still a Brgy. Treasurer…

Isang opisyal ng BFP-Marinduque, kasama sa listahan ni Duterte

BOAC, Marinduque – Pinangalan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang mga mayor, kongresista, judges, militar at pulis na umano’y sangkot sa droga. Ginawa ni Duterte ang pagbubunyag sa isang talumpati sa Davao City noong Agosto 7, Linggo ng madaling araw. Aniya, isusunod niyang ilalabas ang mga prosecutor na sangkot sa droga. “Others are doing re-validation again. Alam mo kasi hindi ma… I could be wrong. I could be wrong pero ‘pag ito kasi it has undergone a process. So any mistake of the military and the police dito, ako ‘yun nagkasala,” sabi…

‘The Sister’, a film by a native of Boac, Marinduque

Indie Nation a Special Section of Cinemalaya 2016 will be showcasing various awesome and worth-watching independent films this August 6-14, 2016. Among the new film that will exclusively be screened in Little Theater,  Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is “The Sister”. The Sister was written and directed by a native of Boac, Marinduque, Joseph Israel Laban. Laban is an award-winning Tagalog journalist and independent filmmaker. He is also a Palanca-winning playwright and a Fulbright Scholar. He obtained his Master’s degree in Journalism with a concentration in News and Documentary…