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58th RDC Full Council meeting in Puerto Princesa City

The provincial government of Palawan hosted the 58th RDC full council meeting held on March 3, 2017 in Puerto Princesa City. RDC MIMAROPA 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. Firmalo, Palawan Vice Governor Victorino Dennis Socrates, Palawan 2nd District Representative Frederick F. Abueg, Palawan 3rd District Representative Gil P. Acosta, Kabayab Partylist Representative Harry […]

DOST MIMAROPA recognizes successful technology-based enterprises in Occidental Mindoro

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) MIMAROPA recognizes the importance of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in promoting inclusive economic growth in the country. On April 7, 2017, the agency awarded certificates of ownership to three (3) graduates of the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) in Occidental Mindoro. At the same time, P19.5 million worth of technology assistance were turned over to 14 beneficiaries. The ceremonial awarding of SETUP and community-based enterprises beneficiaries served as an avenue […]

Statements of PRO MIMAROPA on U.S. Embassy’s Travel Advisory

Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City- PCSUPT WILBEN M MAYOR, Regional Director immediately ordered his men to even more stepped up on their    security measures right   after the issuance of the U.S. Embassy’s Travel Advisory, warning its citizens about the terrorist groups who are planning to conduct kidnapping targeting foreign nationals  in the Province of Palawan including   Puerto Princesa City and the areas surrounding Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Even without the U.S. Travel Advisory, the Philippine National Police […]

MIMAROPA 2016 GRDP grows by 0.7 per cent

                                                                                          The region’s economy accelerated to 2.7 per cent in 2016. This was higher that the growth rate of 2.0 per cent in 2015. The performance of MIMAROPA’s economy was attributed to the improved growth of […]

Travel Advisory from Department of Tourism MIMAROPA – May 9, 2017

Travel Advisory from Department of Tourism MIMAROPA RE: Amanpulo Resort

NEDA MIMAROPA provides technical assistance to HEIs

The NEDA Regional Office MIMAROPA provided technical assistance to higher education institutions (HEIs) in the region on the preparation of project concept paper for the institutional development and innovation grants (IDIG) of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on March 28-29, 2017 at Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT) in Calapan City. The training was participated by 15 HEIs from MIMAROPA region. The training aims to increase the number of project proposals approved by CHED under the grant, […]

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 […]