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RDC MIMAROPA holds 64th Full Council meeting

The Provincial Government of Marinduque was host  to  the 64th MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) Full Council meeting held last September 7 in Boac, Marinduque. The meeting was presided over by Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. of Oriental Mindoro. It was attended by regional directors of national government agencies, executives of local government units (LGUs), and private sector representatives. Governor Carmencita O. Reyes of Marinduque, Mayor Roberto M. Madla of Boac Marinduque, and Mayor Russel S. Madrigal of the League […]

Marinduque Province focuses on road improvements

In support to the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” program, the provincial government of Marinduque is continuously strengthening the improvement of core and priority rural roads in the province to give access to the local populace, particularly farmers. Most of the priority road infrastructures of the provincial government are leading to production and tourism areas. In 2016, the provincial government of Marinduque has embarked in the DILG-KALSADA Program  which is now the Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP)  for road […]

Palawan provincial government steps up health and tourism infrastructures

Two hospitals in southern Palawan were recently inaugurated in line with the commitment of the Provincial Government of Palawan for an effective delivery of health services for every Palaweño. The Narra Municipal Hospital situated in Barangay Antipuluan, in the town of Narra was inaugurated last June 27, 2018 while the newly renovated Southern Palawan Provincial Hospital in the municipality of Brooke’s Point was formally opened on June 28, this year. The provincial government and the Department of Health (DOH) in […]

MIMAROPA RPMC, EMB conduct water quality testing of Boac River

The MIMAROPA Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) together with the Environmental Management Bureau conducted an emergency field validation or water quality testing of the Mansabang Communal Irrigation System (CIS) in Boac, Marinduque on August 14, 2018. The water testing, requested by Governor Carmencita O. Reyes, aimed to check the toxicity level of the river water that will be used in the CIS project. The monitoring team that conducted the water quality testing was composed of personnel from NEDA, local monitoring […]

MIMAROPA RDC conducts the Tourism Investment Forum

The Regional Development Council (RDC)  MIMAROPA  conducted the Regional Tourism Investment Forum at Fersal Hotel in Puerto Princesa City on July 26.  It  was participated in  by the  RDC members, representatives from local government units (LGUs), state universities and colleges (SUCs), and Palawan Tourism Council. The forum intended to identify tourism investment potentials in the region and to thresh-out issues and concerns impeding tourism development. Atty. Joshua Bolusa, the provincial administrator of Palawan welcomed the participants. Department of Tourism (DOT) […]

Former Chief Justice Puno discusses Federalism with MIMAROPA stakeholders

Former Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno, Chairman of the Consultative Committee (ConCom) that reviewed the 1987 Constitution, served as the key resource person during the Forum on Federalism conducted by the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) on August 1 at the La Breza Hotel, Quezon City. NEDA Undersecretary for Regional Development Adoracion M. Navarro attended the forum as a reactor together with Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. of Oriental Mindoro and Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo of Romblon. Also in attendance […]

MIMAROPA RPMC conducts field visit in Lumintao bridge, Occidental Mindoro

The MIMAROPA Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) conducted an emergency field validation on the status of Lumintao bridge in Calintaan, Occidental Mindoro, which was damaged by monsoon rains and typhoon Domeng. The massive and high discharge of water flow caused the misalignment of piers 4 and 4 of the bridge. On June 19, 2018, it was closed to all vehicles, only pedestrians and motorcycle carrying goods were allowed to pass. On June 30, 2018, light vehicles were allowed to cross […]

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MIMAROPA RDC holds Full Council meeting in Romblon

The provincial government of Romblon hosted the 63rd MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) Full Council meeting last June 7 in Odiongan, Romblon. The meeting was presided over by MIMAROPA RDC Chairperson and Governor of Palawan Jose C. Alvarez. It was attended by regional directors on national government agencies, executives of local government units, and private sector leaders. Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo of Romblon, Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. of Oriental Mindoro, Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola of Occidental Mindoro, Mayor […]

NEDA MIMAROPA launches PPP Knowledge Corner

The NEDA Regional Office in MIMAROPA launched the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Knowledge Corner (KC) at NEDA MIMAROPA Regional Office in Calapan City.  The event’s highlight was the ribbon cutting ceremony led by NEDA MIMAROPA Regional Director Atty. Raul S. Anlocotan, PPP Center Executive Director Ferdinand A. Pecson, and Congressman Reynaldo V. Umali of the Second District of Oriental Mindoro. Present during the launch were representatives from the Department of Agriculture, Department of Public Works and Highways, National Irrigation Administration, Department […]