BSP honors program partners in MIMAROPA

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) held the 2016 awards ceremony for the partners of BSP on its economic information and advocacy programs on August 2 at Days Hotel in Tagaytay City.  The event was attended by BSP partners and stakeholders in Region 4-A (CALABARZON) and Region 4-B (MIMAROPA) that supported BSP’s statistical and information requirements and advocacy programs. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) 4-B was awarded for the second time as Region 4-B outstanding partner for reports […]

RA 10879 establishes the MIMAROPA Region

Republic Act 10879 establishing the Southwestern Tagalog to be known as the MIMAROPA Region was enacted on 17 July 2016, in accordance with Article VI, Section 27 (1) of the Philippine Constitution. RA 10879 establishes the MIMAROPA Region comprising the provinces and cities of Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan, Puerto Princesa City, and Calapan City. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), in coordination with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), shall formulate and promulgate […]

NRO 4-B conducts RPFP Orientation and Workshop

The NRO 4-B conducted an orientation and workshop on the updating of the regional physical framework plan (RPFP) on April 20 to 22 at the NEDA 4-B Regional Office, Calapan City. The activity aimed to orient the NRO staff on the formulation of the updated RPFP guided by the area spatial development frameworks (ASDFs). NEDA 10 Regional Director Leon M. Dacanay, Jr. served as the resource person on the three-day orientation and workshop. The MIMAROPA RPFP 2016-2045 is scheduled for […]

NEDA Region 4-B accepts nominations for Search for Outstanding Volunteers

In support of the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency’s (PNVSCA) nationwide Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV), the National Economic and Development Authority Region 4-B (MIMAROPA) is now accepting nominations for exemplary volunteers based in the region until 30 July 2016. The SOV puts faces and names to the unsung and ordinary Filipino citizens and organizations who have rendered priceless and noble acts of service towards nation-building and community development. Since 2001, 129 volunteers and volunteer organizations have been recognized […]

RDC 4-B holds Full Council meeting in Calapan City

The provincial government of Oriental Mindoro hosted the 54th RDC full council meeting held on March 4, 2016 in Calapan City. RDC 4-B Chairman and Romblon Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo presided the meeting which was attended by Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr., Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Oriental Mindoro second district representative Reynaldo V. Umali, directors and representatives of regional line agencies, local government units, state universities and colleges’ presidents and private sector representatives. The following […]

MIMAROPA Youth: accomplished and amazing

The future of MIMAROPA looks very promising because of the commitment to active citizenship of young people of the region.  The Thirteenth Search for the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO 13) is described as bigger, bolder and better. Improvements and innovations were introduced in the latest edition of this annual search for exemplary achievements of youth groups around the country. Organized by the National Youth Commission, TAYO Foundation, Coca-Cola, and the Office of Senator Bam Aquino, this year’s search has […]