Monthly Archives: March 2017

DOT MIMAROPA conducts seminar on tourist reception and guiding techniques

To instill the importance of the role of tourists receptionists and professionalize the provision for basic guiding services to tourists, the Department of Tourism (DOT) MIMAROPA conducted the Seminar on Tourist Reception and Guiding Techniques for 27 participants from San Jose, Occidental Mindoro last January 23 to 25, 2017. Values Formation, Effective Customer Service and Practical Guiding Techniques were among the topics taken up during the 3-day seminar by Mentors Alvin Dexter Tan and Carlos Garcia. A modest number of […]

RDC MIMAROPA endorses FY 2018 priority programs, projects and activities of RLAs and SUCs

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) during its full council meeting held on 03 March, endorsed the FY 2018 priority programs, projects and activities (PPAs) of the thirty six (36) agency regional offices (AROs) and six (6) state universities and colleges (SUCs) amounting to P88 billion. MIMAROPA RDC Chairman and Palawan Governor Jose C. Alvarez presided the meeting which was attended by Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr., Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Romblon Governor Eduardo C. […]

MIMAROPA’s first sea ambulance caters to Calamian group of islands in Palawan

One of the essential addition to the Department of Health’s (DOH) medical and health service delivery in MIMAROPA is the sea ambulance donated to the DOH – Culion Sanitarium and General Hospital (DOH-CGSH). The donation was funded by the Sasakawa Memorial Medical Health Foundation (SMHF) and the Association of Professional Motor Boat Racers of Japan (APMBRJ). It was through the determination of Dr. Arturo C. Cunanan, Jr. that the sea ambulance materialized. In 2009, after being appointed as the new […]

PNVSCA awards 2016 outstanding volunteers

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) recognized the country’s modern day heroes in the 2016 Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) awarding ceremony on 13 December 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Ortigas Center, Quezon City. PNVSCA received eighty one (81) nominations and conferred the awards to eighteen (18) outstanding volunteers and volunteer service organizations. The Palawan Geographic Society (PGS) from the MIMAROPA region, was hailed as one of the regional awardees in the non-profit organization category. PGS […]

57th RDC Full Council meeting in Marinduque

The provincial government of Marinduque hosted the 57th RDC full council meeting held on 13 December 2016 in Boac. MIMAROPA RDC Chairman and Palawan Governor Jose C. Alvarez presided the meeting which was attended by Marinduque Governor Carmencita O. Reyes, Marinduque Vice Governor Romulo A. Bacorro, Jr., Mayor Roberto Madla of Boac, Marinduque, Mayor Marissa Martinez of Sta. Cruz, Marinduque, directors and representatives of regional line agencies, local government units, private sector representatives, and state universities and colleges. The provision […]