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RPMT monitors infrastructure and health projects in Palawan

The Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted a five-day field monitoring of infrastructure and health projects implemented in the province of Palawan on March 20-24, 2017. Among the fourteen (14) projects monitored, six (6) were implemented in Puerto Princesa City, four (4) in the municipality of Aborlan, and four (4) in the municipality of Narra. The projects were implemented by Palawan State University (PSU), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), National Irrigation Administration (NIA), Department of Health (DOH), Provincial […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts project development training

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Regional Office MIMAROPA in coordination with the provincial government of Occidental Mindoro conducted a project development training-workshop for local government units of Occidental Mindoro from May 9-11, 2017 at Parang Beach Resort, Calapan City. The training aims to enhance the capacity of the local government units in preparing development project proposals and increase the number of projects ready for implementation. The outputs of the training were packaged proposals, which were presented at the […]

58th RDC Full Council meeting in Puerto Princesa City

The provincial government of Palawan hosted the 58th RDC full council meeting held on March 3, 2017 in Puerto Princesa City. RDC MIMAROPA Chairman and Palawan Governor Jose C. 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, Palawan Vice Governor Victorino Dennis Socrates, Palawan 2nd District Representative Frederick F. Abueg, Palawan 3rd District Representative Gil P. Acosta, Kabayab Partylist Representative Harry […]

DOST MIMAROPA recognizes successful technology-based enterprises in Occidental Mindoro

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) MIMAROPA recognizes the importance of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in promoting inclusive economic growth in the country. On April 7, 2017, the agency awarded certificates of ownership to three (3) graduates of the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) in Occidental Mindoro. At the same time, P19.5 million worth of technology assistance were turned over to 14 beneficiaries. The ceremonial awarding of SETUP and community-based enterprises beneficiaries served as an avenue […]

Statements of PRO MIMAROPA on U.S. Embassy’s Travel Advisory

Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City- PCSUPT WILBEN M MAYOR, Regional Director immediately ordered his men to even more stepped up on their    security measures right   after the issuance of the U.S. Embassy’s Travel Advisory, warning its citizens about the terrorist groups who are planning to conduct kidnapping targeting foreign nationals  in the Province of Palawan including   Puerto Princesa City and the areas surrounding Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Even without the U.S. Travel Advisory, the Philippine National Police […]

MIMAROPA 2016 GRDP grows by 0.7 per cent

                                                                                          The region’s economy accelerated to 2.7 per cent in 2016. This was higher that the growth rate of 2.0 per cent in 2015. The performance of MIMAROPA’s economy was attributed to the improved growth of […]