RDC MIMAROPA conducts workshop on R&D Agenda 2018-2022

The Regional Development Council (RDC) in MIMAROPA conducted a workshop on April 17-18 at Golden Phoenix Hotel, Pasay City, to identify the priority research areas for inclusion in the MIMAROPA Regional Research and Development (R&D) Agenda 2018-2022. Representatives from various regional line agencies, local government units, state universities and colleges, and private sector organizations in the region participated in the activity. The NEDA Regional Office and Department of Science and Technology in MIMAROPA jointly facilitated the workshop. In his welcome […]

Statement of Atty. Raul S. Anlocotan during the News Conference on the 2017 Report on the Regional Economy of MIMAROPA

News Conference on the 2017 Report on the Regional Economy of MIMAROPA Tamaraw Hall, Provincial Capitol Complex, Brgy. Camilmil, Calapan City 26 April 2018   9:30AM PHOTO CREDIT (Philippine Information Agency – Oriental Mindoro) Good morning. We are pleased to inform you that the MIMAROPA Region’s economy grew by 6.2 percent in 2017.  This was higher than the 2.6 percent growth recorded in 2016. This remarkable turnout was attributed to the improvement of all major economic sectors.  The economy grew better than […]

RDC MIMAROPA passes resolution to address environmental concerns in Coron, El Nido and Puerto Galera

To address environmental concerns in Coron, El Nido and Puerto Galera, the Regional Development Council in Mimaropa (RDC IV-B) passed Resolution No. 2018-062-693 or ‘Urging Concerned National Government Agencies and Local Government Units to Strictly Implement Environmental Laws in Tourism Development Areas in the Region’. This was  during the RDC  First Quarter Full Council Meeting on March 20 held in Calapan. Involved agencies were requested to submit to RDC their  action plan for three years,  to resolve environmental issues in […]

NEDA MIMAROPA monitors projects in Palawan

The NEDA Regional Office in MIMAROPA or NRO IV-B through its Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted a project monitoring visit in Palawan on April 2-6. The purpose of the visit was to check on the status of project implementation and to facilitate project completion of the various projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). The monitoring activity was headed by NRO IV-B Regional Director (RD) Atty. Raul […]

MIMAROPA RDC endorses PPAs of RLAs and SUCs for 2019

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC IV-B) endorsed the fiscal year (FY) 2019 proposed priority programs, projects and activities (PPAs) of 31 MIMAROPA agency regional offices and six state universities and colleges (SUCs) amounting to ₱123.04 billion for inclusion in the FY 2019 budget. This was during the RDC’s 62nd Full Council meeting held on March 20 in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. The meeting was presided over by MIMAROPA RDC Chairperson and Governor Jose C. Alvarez of Palawan.  It was attended […]

RDC visits Yolanda projects in Palawan

The Regional Development Council (RDC) in MIMAROPA together with Director Kim Robert de Leon, Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Yolanda Rehabilitation Project and the President’s Special Concerns, conducted a field monitoring  visit of Yolanda Projects in Coron, Palawan last December 2017. The visit is in line with the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to fast-track the implementation of Yolanda Projects. Engineers Francis Bayani de Guzman and Jojo Datinguinoo of the NEDA Regional Office in MIMAROPA (NRO MIMAROPA), RDC […]

PNVSCA awards 2017 outstanding MIMAROPA volunteers

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) recognized the country’s modern day heroes in the 2017 Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) awarding ceremony on December 15, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Ortigas Center in Quezon City. PNVSCA received sixty eight (68) nominations this year and conferred the awards to eight (8) outstanding volunteers and volunteer service organizations. Also, a special citation in volunteerism is given to Peace Corps Philippines. Two (2) awardees came from the MIMAROPA region, […]

RDC MIMAROPA conducts private sector representatives’ briefing

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) conducted a briefing fro private sector representatives (PSRs) on December 7, 2017 at Ace Hotel and Suites in Pasig City. RDC MIMAROPA Acting Vice Chairperson and NEDA OIC Regional Director Atty. Raul S. Anlocotan together with OIC Assistant Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling, led the activity. The briefing was participated in by PSRs from the five provinces in the region. Atty. Anlocotan, in his opening remarks, emphasized the importance of private sector representation to […]

Calapan City recognized as one of the most competitive cities in the country

The ranking of Calapan City in the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) of the National Competitiveness Council of the Philippines rose significantly for the years 2016-2017. Becuase of this, Calapan City was recognized as one of the Three Most Improved Cities in Competitiveness in the Philippines in ceremonies held recently at the Philippine International Convention Center. City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan received the award of recognition from the National Competitiveness Council of the Philippines in collaboration with the Department […]

60th RDC Full Council meeting in Oriental Mindoro

The provincial government of Oriental Mindoro hosted the 60th RDC full council meeting held on September 8, 2017 in Oriental Mindoro. Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. presided the meeting which was attended by Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Calapan City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan, Boac, Marinduque Mayor Roberto M. Madla, Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Angelina F. Tria, Corcuera, Romblon Mayor Rachel M. Bañares, Socorro, Oriental Mindoro Mayor Maria Fe V. Brondial, directors and representatives of regional […]