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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 […]

PNVSCA awards 2017 outstanding MIMAROPA volunteers

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) recognized the country’s modern day heroes in the 2017 Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) awarding ceremony on December 15, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Ortigas Center in Quezon City. PNVSCA received sixty eight (68) nominations this year and conferred the awards to eight (8) outstanding volunteers and volunteer service organizations. Also, a special citation in volunteerism is given to Peace Corps Philippines. Two (2) awardees came from the MIMAROPA region, […]

RDC MIMAROPA conducts private sector representatives’ briefing

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) conducted a briefing fro private sector representatives (PSRs) on December 7, 2017 at Ace Hotel and Suites in Pasig City. RDC MIMAROPA Acting Vice Chairperson and NEDA OIC Regional Director Atty. Raul S. Anlocotan together with OIC Assistant Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling, led the activity. The briefing was participated in by PSRs from the five provinces in the region. Atty. Anlocotan, in his opening remarks, emphasized the importance of private sector representation to […]

Calapan City recognized as one of the most competitive cities in the country

The ranking of Calapan City in the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) of the National Competitiveness Council of the Philippines rose significantly for the years 2016-2017. Becuase of this, Calapan City was recognized as one of the Three Most Improved Cities in Competitiveness in the Philippines in ceremonies held recently at the Philippine International Convention Center. City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan received the award of recognition from the National Competitiveness Council of the Philippines in collaboration with the Department […]

60th RDC Full Council meeting in Oriental Mindoro

The provincial government of Oriental Mindoro hosted the 60th RDC full council meeting held on September 8, 2017 in Oriental Mindoro. Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. presided the meeting which was attended by Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Calapan City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan, Boac, Marinduque Mayor Roberto M. Madla, Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Angelina F. Tria, Corcuera, Romblon Mayor Rachel M. Bañares, Socorro, Oriental Mindoro Mayor Maria Fe V. Brondial, directors and representatives of regional […]

NEDA MIMAROPA celebrates National Economic and Financial Literacy Week

In line with the celebration of the Economic and Financial Literacy Week, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) MIMAROPA conducted an economic forum on November 6, 2017 at the Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT) audio visual room in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. NEDA MIMAROPA gathered students and instructors from state universities and colleges and other private higher education institutions (HEIs) in the region. In her welcome remarks, OIC Assistant Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling of NEDA […]