Apo ng mangangalesa sa Mogpog, tinanghal na Best Supporting Actress

Itinanghal na Best Supporting Actress sa katatapos lamang na ToFarm Film Festival 2016 si Anna J. Luna, anak ng negosyante at aktor na si Rommel Luna tubong Mogpog, Marinduque. Nasungkit ni Anna Luna ang titulong Best Supporting Actress sa kanyang natatanging pagganap sa pelikulang “Paglipay”, isa sa anim na finalist para sa ToFarm Film Festival 2016. Ang kwento ng Paglipay ay umiikot sa love triangle ng dalawang katutubong Aeta at isang hindi naman katutubo. Ayon sa Uniquely Pinoy “In the story, Garry Cabalic, a real Aeta, plays Atan, just 19, a…

Batang Gilas Batang Marinduque, AJ Madrigal joins FIBA Asia U18 Championship in Tehran

Those following the journey of Batang Gilas know that the junior Filipino men aged 18 years below remains a cut above the rest after a spectacular sweep of the Seaba-Under 18 Championship with an 86-49 score against Thailand in the championship game in Medan, Indonesia. Now the FIBA Asia U18 Championship will take place in Tehran, Iran on July 22-31, 2016. Proud Marinduqueno, AJ Madrigal will still be joining the team. The top three teams in this tournament will then be qualified in the 2017 FIBA Under-19 World Championship. This…

Marinduqueno, nakatanggap ng scholarship para mag-aral sa Europa

Mapalad na napili at nabigyan ng pagkakataon na magpatuloy ng post-graduate study sa tatlong mga bansang sakop ng European Union si Joan Carlo “JC” L. Mayangitan tubong Boton, Boac, Marinduque. Si Mayangitan, isang registered nurse ay pinagkalooban ng Erasmus Mundus Scholarship – Masters in Public Health in Disasters. Siya ay nakatakdang mag-aral sa mga prestihiyosong unibersidad kagaya ng University of Oviedo sa Spain, Karolinska Institutet sa Sweden at Universite Catholique de Louvain sa bansang Belgium para sa School Year Edition 2016-2017. Bago nito, nakatanggap din si JC ng scholarship at nag-aral sa Universitat Pompeu Fabra sa Espanya noong 2014.…

Solmirano, ex-PDI bureau chief dies; 70

LEGAZPI CITY—Floreño Solmirano, former bureau chief of the Inquirer Southern Luzon, died of cardiac arrest on Monday night. He was 70. Solmirano, who started as an Inquirer correspondent in Bicol, was among the pioneers who set up in 1998 the bureau, which covers Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon), Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) and Bicol regions. He served as its chief for 13 years until his retirement in 2011. After his stint in the Inquirer, Solmirano, a native of Marinduque province, served as bureau chief of the Philippine…

I am Kristel Keith Nieva, I am from Marinduque

I am Kristel Keith of House Nieva, The eldest of two siblings, Beloved princess of King Ricardo and Queen Meliza, Survivor of UP College of Pharmacy, Scholar of the National University, Conqueror of endless lectures and wet laboratories, Defeated the desire for sleep in five years, Master of Procrastination, Warrior of Honor and Excellence, Future Industrial Pharmacist in the realm, and Protector of Patients. Personally, I fear irrelevance the most. But let me quote UP President Alfredo Pascual in his investiture speech, “We must succeed not because we have a…