The province of Palawan has been selected as one of the two pilot provinces of the provincial statistical system development project (PSSDP) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The objective of the PSSDP is to increase local government units’ capacity in maintaining an efficient and orderly local statistical system that can be beneficial in their development planning endeavors. It proposes statistical coordination mechanisms that mirror those practiced at the national level, taking into account the administrative and political structure, as […]
Ever since the creation and establishment of Land Transportation Office (LTO) MIMAROPA as a separate and distinct regional office in 2002, it had no permanent regional office building, nor did it have a LTO information technology system facility. Since the LTO implemented Administrative Order No. AVT-2014-24 which revised the rules and regulations of the initial registration of brand new motor vehicles, the new registration unit of LTO MIMAROPA is temporarily done at LTO Region 4-A since February 2014 to June […]
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 5 (S.2016) adopting the long term vision for the Philippines or the Ambisyon Natin 2040, President Rodrigo R. Duterte issued Memorandum Circular No. 12 (S.2016), which directs the formulation of the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) – MIMAROPA conducted a regional consultation on the formulation of the PDP 2017-2022 on November 25 at the Ace Hotel and Suites in Pasig City. Around 100 participants attended the consultation, which […]
A multi stakeholder summit on the long term vision was conducted through the auspices of NEDA MIMAROPA on 17 to 18 November 2016 at ONE Tagaytay Hotel, Tagaytay City. The two-day summit was formally opened by NEDA MIMAROPA OIC Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling. This was followed by the presentations on 0 + 10 point socioeconomic agenda by Engr. Amalia S. Tuppil, OIC Chief of the project monitoring division (PMD); national spatial framework by Mr. Bernardino A. Atienza, Jr. OIC […]
Pursuant to CSC MC No. 6 (S.2016) or the awareness campaign in support of ASEAN community in 2015 and the Philippines’ chairmanship of ASEAN 2017, NEDA MIMAROPA officials and staff wore ASEAN inspired attire during the flag raising ceremony program held on 14 November. The wearing of ASEAN inspired attire shall be observed during flag raising ceremonies every first Monday of the month until 2017. The program includes singing of the ASEAN anthem and sharing of information to help spread […]
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, appointed Governor Jose C. Alvarez of the Province of Palawan as the new Chairman of the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC). Gov. Alvarez shall serve for three years starting 2016 until 2019. Moreover, the choice of chairperson by the President is vital because they shall be instrumental in propelling the region’s development thrusts during the term of the present administration.