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 […]

MIMAROPA RDC holds Advisory Committee meeting at Batasan

The Advisory Committee (AdCom) of the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council conducted its first meeting for the term 2016-2019  on May 30, 2018 at the Montilla Hall, House of Representatives in Quezon City. Discussed during the meeting were the FY 2019 budget proposals of national government agencies (NGAs) and state universities and colleges (SUCs) in MIMAROPA that were endorsed by the RDC during its 62nd full council meeting held on March 20, 2018 in Calapan City. Chaired by MIMAROPA RDC Chairperson […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts training on project development in Romblon

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) MIMAROPA conducted a training on project development to 50 participants from the Provincial Government of Romblon and one (1) private sector representative (PSR) of the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) on May 15-18, 2018 at Dream Paradise Resort, Barangay Mapula, Romblon, Romblon. The training aimed to enhance the capacity of the participants on project development and increase the level of project proposal preparation of the provincial government. Romblon Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo presented his priority […]

RPMC conducts project visit in Lubang Island

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) in MIMAROPA conducted a project visit in Lubang Island to check on the actual situation of infrastructure projects in the area. The visit was conducted last April 2-6, 2018. Based on the quarterly report submitted to RPMC by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the infrastructure projects in the area are encountering more than 50 percent negative slippages. Engineers Francis Bayani De Guzman and Jojo Datinguinoo of NEDA Regional Office in MIMAROPA, […]