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NCCA completes restoration of Fort San Andres in Romblon

In 2016, two phases of restoration of Fort San Andres, declared by the National Museum as national cultural treasures in the province of Romblon were finished with a grant from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). Constructed in 1645, the twin forts of Romblon, Fort San Andres and Fort Santiago (now in ruins), were built under the supervision of Portuguese friar, Fr. Agustin de San Pedro, popularly known as Padre Capitan. The twin forts played a significant […]

NIA turns over two irrigation projects to farmers in Oriental Mindoro

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) turned over the management of Sta. Maria communal irrigation project (CIP) and Dike Apitong communal irrigation system (CIS) to the Samahang Magpapatubig and Apitong at Sta. Maria Inc. Irrigators Association (AI) on May 5, 2017 at Naujan, Oriental Mindoro. Sta. Maria CIP, amounting to P3.6 million, will benefit 96 farmers of Brgy. Sta. Maria and will irrigate 120 hectares, while Dike Apitong CIS, amounting to P11 million, will benefit 83 farmers of Brgy. Apitong and […]

PPA completes construction of reinforced concrete pier and Ro-Ro ramp at port of Banton, Romblon

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) port management office (PMO) of Batangas, is strongly committed to provide reliable and responsive services in ports and sustains development of communities and the environment as well as answer to the needs of the locality; thus, it constructed reinforced concrete pier and ro-ro ramp at the Port of Banton, Romblon. Said port originally has causeway intended only for bancas. The construction of R.C. pier and ro-ro ramp, which is connected to existing causeway, started in […]

DOH MIMAROPA institutes solar powered health facilities in the region

Department of Health (DOH) MIMAROPA Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo visited Marinduque on February 5, 2017 to have a firsthand assessment and evaluation of the current state of health in the province. Various concerns were identified including limited access to reliable electricity which is critical to health care delivery especially in island barangays and far flung mountain areas in the province. To address these issues, Director Janairo requested the technical assistance of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in […]

LGU Marinduque improves delivery of government services through various road projects

The provincial government of Marinduque continues to embark on programs of the DILG conditional matching grant to provinces (CMGP) – formerly konkreto at ayos na lansangan at daan tungo sa pangkalahatang kaunlaran (KALSADA) – by identifying and funding the improvement, upgrading and rehabilitation of core roads and priority roads. In 2016, the province is a recipient of the DILG-KALSADA program amounting to P102,217,893.46. It has implemented two (2) road improvement projects, namely, the Boac-Mogpog road network of Tagwak-Danao-Mataas na Bayan […]

BSP awards program partners in MIMAROPA

National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) MIMAROPA was cited as 2017 Outstanding Partner for Report on Regional Economic Developments in the Philippines by the Bangko Central ng Pilipinas (BSP) during the awards ceremony and appreciation lunch for BSP stakeholders held on August 4, 2017 at Greenfield City, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. In the same event, NEDA MIMAROPA was also conferred as Gold Hall of Fame Awardee for being an outstanding partner for report on regional economic developments in the Philippines for […]