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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 […]

RDC MIMAROPA participates in the 8th PSRs National Convention

Seven (7) out of twelve (12) private sector representatives (PSRs) of the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) participated in the 8th National Convention held on June 21-23 in Panglao Island, Bohol. With the theme “Beyond 2020: Defining the Ambisyon Natin 2040 Vision”, the convention served as venue for generating awareness and support for Ambisyon Natin 2040 and the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022. A total of 147 delegates from 15 regions actively participated in the audience interaction after sessions. Important […]

59th RDC Full Council meeting in Occidental Mindoro

The provincial government of Occidental Mindoro hosted the 59th RDC full council meeting held on June 2, 2017 in San Jose. RDC MIMAROPA Chairman and Palawan Governor Jose Ch. Alvarez presided the meeting which was attended by Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr., Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Romblon Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo, Occidental Mindoro lone district representative Josephine R. Sato, Calapan City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan, Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Angelina F. Tria, San Jose, Occidental […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts PDP and RDP 2017-2022 regional roadshow

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) MIMAROPA conducted the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 and Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022 regional roadshow and the unveiling of the MIMAROPA RDP 2017-2022 on August 23, 2017 at the Divine Word College of Calapan (DWCC), Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. The event was participated by around 300 MIMAROPA stakeholders from various sectors including government agencies, academe, youth, development partners, local media, and civil society organizations. The launching was graced by the presence of […]

Brooke’s Point Coco Product Producers Cooperative

The Brooke’s Point Coco Product Producers Cooperative (BPCPPC) in Ipilan, Brooke’s Point, Palawan is a cooperative registered with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) in 2015. It is engaged in food processing business that produces virgin coconut oil (VCO) and coconut flour. It was organized by the ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. with the help of the local government unit if Brooke’s Point and Pacquiao-Lagrada Livelihood Center. Donations from the said parties have already established a 1,500 sqm. facility and processing […]

Agri tourism trade fair 2017 showcases Oriental Mindoro’s top products

Oriental Mindoro’s top products which include vegetables seedlings, ornamental plants, processed and preserved foods, delicacies, clothing, embroideries and souvenirs were showcased in the Agri-Tourism Trade Fair 2017 held on March 17 to 21 at Xentro Mall, Calapan City. The trade fair is just among the many projects of City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan, aimed at tapping primarily Calapan City’s potential and best products as well as giving opportunities to entrepreneurs to present their specialties. Organized through the City Trade and […]

Cable park brings new eco-tourism attraction in Calapan City

In the midst of the continuous progression of Calapan City’s tourism industry, another new eco-tourism spot is introduced not only to cater to the Calapeños tourism scene but also to increase the economic progress of the city. Called the Calapan City Aqua Park or Calapan Cable Park, this activity area located at Barangay Wawa, Calapan City introduces the infamous extreme sports found in other tourist destinations in the Philippines – wakeboarding. You get to be in close contact with clean […]