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Monthly Archives: March 2019

66th MIMAROPA RDC Full Council meeting held

The provincial government of Occidental Mindoro hosted the 66th MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) Full Council meeting held last March 1 in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. RDC Chairperson and Palawan Governor Jose C. Alvarez presided over the meeting which was attended by Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr., Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Occidental Mindoro lone district representative Josephine R. Sato, Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Angelina F. Tria, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Romulo M. Festin, directors […]

MIMAROPA RDC reviews FY 2020 agency budget proposals

In line with the Presidential Executive Order No. 325, or the Reorganization of the Regional Development Councils (RDCs), the RDC of MIMAROPA through its four sectoral committees reviewed the priority programs and projects of the agency regional offices (AROs) and state universities and colleges (SUCs) during the first quarter sectoral committee meetings held on January 29 to February 1 in Pasay City. The RDC is mandated under EO 325 to review and endorse to the national government the proposed budgets […]

DA MIMAROPA turns over agricultural tramline systems to farmers in MIMAROPA

The High-Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) MIMAROPA turned over five (5) units Agricultural Tramline Systems (ATS) with a total worth of PhP 24.5 million in the municipalities of Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro; Roxas, Palawan; and Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro on November 23, December 6, and December 11, 2018, respectively. These ATS will address the hauling problem of the people located in far-flung areas with no access to a proper road in transporting produce from […]

Localizing HEI: The City College of Calapan experience

The City of Calapan today is not just known for its thriving industries in trade and commerce, but in various sectors as well. Education, for one, has been undergoing reforms and continued to receive support from the city government. Being one of its flagship programs, this social sector has been given much attention and priority by the administration with the philosophy that education serves as the key to poverty alleviation and social mobility. This is implemented by espousing different strategies […]