Farm school in Marinduque maintains perfect pass rate

BOAC, Marinduque – For the fourth time since the farm school opened in November 2018, 100% of students at the AGREA Farm School pass the Organic Agriculture Production assessment. All 25 examinees from AGREA Farm School get passing competency remarks for Organic Agriculture Production National Certification (OAP NCII) last July 2-4, 2018. This qualifies all 25 of them as Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-certified Organic Agriculture Farmers. Further, they are qualified as competent Organic Agriculture Farmers, Organic Chicken Raisers, Organic Hogs Raisers, Organic Vegetables Farmers, Organic Concoctions and…

21st century great fire at the heritage town of Boac

BOAC, Marinduque – It was an early Monday morning, July 2, 2018 when the people of Boac Central Business District (BCBD) were awakened by the alarming loud noise of firetrucks. A large fire broke out roughly at 5:30 in the morning and caught up three blocks along Magsaysay Road totaly burning down century-old heritage houses, iconic business and commercial establishments. These include the National Historical Institute (NHI now NHCP) declared heritage house of Don Piroco Mansion also known as Maharlikang Tahanan ni Kapitan Piroco, the site of former Lighthouse Maritime…

PRC conducts first aid, life support training for TESDA scholars in Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – Philippine Red Cross (PRC) 143 Marinduque conducts basic first aid and life support training during the Organic Agriculture Production NCII Batch 5 Induction at the AGREA Farm School in Barangay Cawit, Boac, Marinduque. PRC 143 Marinduque Provincial Coordinator Marisan Mañanita presided the training and was attended by the scholars of the Training-for-Work Scholarship Program (TWSP) of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-Marinduque. “Organic Agriculture Production NCII is both a classroom-based and practical hands-on type of technical-vocational training,” said Rafael Seño, Training Director at the AGREA…

Marinduqueno, kinilala bilang Ulirang Ama

BOAC, Marinduque – Isa ang Marinduqueño na si Atty. Restituto Opis, tubong Boac sa dalawampu’t limang mga haligi ng tahanan na binigyan ng parangal ng Ulirang Ina Ama Awards Foundation, Inc. Kinilala ang kontribusyon ni Opis sa larangan ng batas at hudikatura. Ayon sa UIAAFI, “Atty. Opis is a pillar of strength, support and discipline. Single handedly, he was able to send his children to school who are now all accomplished professionals, government officials and business persons in their own plight. He is a champion of the poor and the…

Marinduque News receives video camera from Marinduquenos in USA

BOAC, Marinduque – On May 16, 2018, Romeo Mataac Jr., editor-in-chief of Marinduque News Network (MNN) personally received the video camera donated by Marinduqueno Association of the Capital Area (MACA), Inc. through Mr. Celso Mataac, Jr. who in person is a member of the board of trustees of said US based group. Established in 1992, MACA is a non-profit organization based in Maryland, USA that provides financial assistance to support educational, healthcare and other improvement initiatives to deserving disadvantage citizens of the province of Marinduque. MNN an active news outlet…