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Statement of Atty. Raul S. Anlocotan during the News Conference on the 2017 Report on the Regional Economy of MIMAROPA

News Conference on the 2017 Report on the Regional Economy of MIMAROPA Tamaraw Hall, Provincial Capitol Complex, Brgy. Camilmil, Calapan City 26 April 2018   9:30AM PHOTO CREDIT (Philippine Information Agency – Oriental Mindoro) Good morning. We are pleased to inform you that the MIMAROPA Region’s economy grew by 6.2 percent in 2017.  This was higher than the 2.6 percent growth recorded in 2016. This remarkable turnout was attributed to the improvement of all major economic sectors.  The economy grew better than […]

PNVSCA invites the public to nominate outstanding volunteers

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) is again on the lookout for modern-day heroes through the launch of the Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) 2018. With categories on youth, adult, not-for-profit groups and corporate organizations, the SOV seeks to recognize the contributions of the volunteer community to nation-building and sustainable development. “In these modern times, we are certain that volunteerism thrives. Through the Search, we wish to share the stories and learn the best practices of volunteers who […]

RDC conducts budget review for 2019

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) conducted its review of proposed budget for 2019 during the first quarter RDC Sectoral Committee meetings held on February 6 to 9, 2018 at the Golden Phoenix Hotel Manila, Pasay City. It was participated in by RDC sectoral committee member agencies, state universities and colleges (SUCs), private sector representatives (PSRs), and chiefs of staff of MIMAROPA congressmen. The review was undertaken to ensure that programs, projects, and activities (PPAs) proposed by agency regional offices […]

Yakap-Bayan Program launches in Marinduque

The Provincial Government of Marinduque led by Government Carmencita O. Reyes, warmly welcomed Sec. Jose Maria Nicomedes Hernandez, Presidential Adviser for Southern Tagalog and Asec. Jose Antonio Hernandez, Assistant Secretary for Special Concerns of DSWD, together with the AFP Commander of SOLCOM, Lt. Gen. Danilo G. Pamonag, Vice Governor Romulo A. Bacorro, Mayor Roberto Madla of Boac, representatives of national government agencies including NEDA, PNP and DILG, and the private sector to the launch of the YAKAP-BAYAN program in the […]

RPMC conducts project visit in Mindoro Island

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) of the Regional Development Council (RDC) in MIMAROPA conducted a site visit on January 24, 2018 to resolve issues that hamper the completion of the Mindoro Island Circumferential Road project (Puerto Galera – Abra de Ilog Road Section). This important project will connect the northern section of the province of Oriental Mindoro with the province of Occidental Mindoro. Currently, the areas in the north of Mindoro island are accessible by one-hour motorized banca from […]

RDC visits Yolanda projects in Palawan

The Regional Development Council (RDC) in MIMAROPA together with Director Kim Robert de Leon, Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Yolanda Rehabilitation Project and the President’s Special Concerns, conducted a field monitoring  visit of Yolanda Projects in Coron, Palawan last December 2017. The visit is in line with the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to fast-track the implementation of Yolanda Projects. Engineers Francis Bayani de Guzman and Jojo Datinguinoo of the NEDA Regional Office in MIMAROPA (NRO MIMAROPA), RDC […]