Marinduque utilizes PCF to fund farm-to-market-roads

The Provincial Government of Marinduque has been a recipient of the Department of Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGH) in 2013 and Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) in 2015. SGLG is the conferment of a seal to local government units (LGUs) that adheres to performance criteria on any of the following areas: good financial housekeeping, disaster preparedness, social protection for the basic sector, business friendliness and competitiveness, environmental management, and law and order and public […]

Romblon provincial road undergoes rehabilitation

Six months in its implementation, the “Rehabilitation and Improvement of Anahao-Malilico-Balacutan Provincial Road” is now 25% completed. Started in March 11, 2016, its completion is expected within 420 calendar days or until May 4, 2017. With a cost of P109,609,484.68, the 4.589 kilometer road project passes through Barangay Balatucan in Ferrol to the Municipality of Looc. It is designed as an all-weather and climate-proof concrete road project of national standard at 23 cm. (9 inches) thick and 6.2 meters width. […]

RDC 4-B conducts special meeting

The Regional Development Council 4-B conducted a special meeting for its reorganization on July 29 at La Breza Hotel in Quezon City. Outgoing RDC 4-B Chairman and Romblon Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo presided the meeting which was attended by Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr, Marinduque Governor Carmencita O. Reyes, Palawan Governor Jose C. Alvarez, directors and representatives of regional line agencies, local government units, and the newly elected private sector representatives […]

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 […]