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59th RDC Full Council meeting in Occidental Mindoro

The provincial government of Occidental Mindoro hosted the 59th RDC full council meeting held on June 2, 2017 in San Jose. RDC MIMAROPA Chairman and Palawan Governor Jose Ch. 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. Firmalo, Occidental Mindoro lone district representative Josephine R. Sato, Calapan City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan, Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Angelina F. Tria, San Jose, Occidental […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts PDP and RDP 2017-2022 regional roadshow

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) MIMAROPA conducted the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 and Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022 regional roadshow and the unveiling of the MIMAROPA RDP 2017-2022 on August 23, 2017 at the Divine Word College of Calapan (DWCC), Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. The event was participated by around 300 MIMAROPA stakeholders from various sectors including government agencies, academe, youth, development partners, local media, and civil society organizations. The launching was graced by the presence of […]

Brooke’s Point Coco Product Producers Cooperative

The Brooke’s Point Coco Product Producers Cooperative (BPCPPC) in Ipilan, Brooke’s Point, Palawan is a cooperative registered with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) in 2015. It is engaged in food processing business that produces virgin coconut oil (VCO) and coconut flour. It was organized by the ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. with the help of the local government unit if Brooke’s Point and Pacquiao-Lagrada Livelihood Center. Donations from the said parties have already established a 1,500 sqm. facility and processing […]

Agri tourism trade fair 2017 showcases Oriental Mindoro’s top products

Oriental Mindoro’s top products which include vegetables seedlings, ornamental plants, processed and preserved foods, delicacies, clothing, embroideries and souvenirs were showcased in the Agri-Tourism Trade Fair 2017 held on March 17 to 21 at Xentro Mall, Calapan City. The trade fair is just among the many projects of City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan, aimed at tapping primarily Calapan City’s potential and best products as well as giving opportunities to entrepreneurs to present their specialties. Organized through the City Trade and […]

Cable park brings new eco-tourism attraction in Calapan City

In the midst of the continuous progression of Calapan City’s tourism industry, another new eco-tourism spot is introduced not only to cater to the Calapeños tourism scene but also to increase the economic progress of the city. Called the Calapan City Aqua Park or Calapan Cable Park, this activity area located at Barangay Wawa, Calapan City introduces the infamous extreme sports found in other tourist destinations in the Philippines – wakeboarding. You get to be in close contact with clean […]

Malasimbo music and arts festival: experience nature like no other

A soothing atmosphere, an authentic experience with mother nature, a mixture of arts and light installations and perfect blend of international and local music, truly a tropical wonderland. Imagine yourself in a place with an overlooking bay for three consecutive days, jamming with live soulful music whilst relaxing with a cold summer breeze. Who will say no to these mind boggling experience? The music festival which was now on its seventh year once again rocked the night away for the […]

Greenest airport in the country inaugurated in Palawan

The City of Puerto Princesa in Palawan is where you will find not only world-class, but the most environmental-friendly international airport in the country, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). “It is the greenest airport in the Philippines, based on its design”, according to Engr. Gil Pamatmat, Airport Development Project Manager of DOTr. The new airport will follow the program that requires facilities to reduce carbon footprint. The terminal building has been designed more unique than other airports because […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts gender responsive RPMES training

The NEDA MIMAROPA as the RPMC secretariat conducted training on gender responsive regional project monitoring and evaluation system (RPMES) on April 18-21, 2017 at Parang Beach Resort, Calapan City. The training participants are members of the regional project monitoring committee, members of the local project monitoring committee of the five provinces and two cities of the region, and representatives from the implementing agencies of DOH-CHD, DEPED, DPWH, and DA. The training enhanced the participants’ knowledge on gender issues and provided […]

RPMT monitors infrastructure and health projects in Palawan

The Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted a five-day field monitoring of infrastructure and health projects implemented in the province of Palawan on March 20-24, 2017. Among the fourteen (14) projects monitored, six (6) were implemented in Puerto Princesa City, four (4) in the municipality of Aborlan, and four (4) in the municipality of Narra. The projects were implemented by Palawan State University (PSU), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), National Irrigation Administration (NIA), Department of Health (DOH), Provincial […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts project development training

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Regional Office MIMAROPA in coordination with the provincial government of Occidental Mindoro conducted a project development training-workshop for local government units of Occidental Mindoro from May 9-11, 2017 at Parang Beach Resort, Calapan City. The training aims to enhance the capacity of the local government units in preparing development project proposals and increase the number of projects ready for implementation. The outputs of the training were packaged proposals, which were presented at the […]