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Duterte virtually declares Presidential plan in PAPI press congress

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte has virtually declared himself available for the presidency in the 2016 national elections if he could get enough support

MBCFI Unveils Newly Recorded Mindoro Faunal Species and Related Technical Reports

  Quezon City, Philippines - The Mindoro Biodiversity Conservation Foundation, Inc. (MBCFI) successfully launched last Thursday afternoon, January 22, 2014,

Calapan City declared as ‘Hall of Famer’ in being PhL’s most ‘business-friendly city’

CALAPAN CITY – By having awarded for the third consecutive years as being one of the most “business-friendly cities” in the whole country, the Philippin

AFP Southern Luzon chief tells government soldiers to ‘find, fight, win’ vs NPA rebels

CALAPAN CITY – Vowing to preserve the government gains in internal peace and security campaign in the whole Southern Luzon area, particularly in the island

Or. Mindoro opens first renewable energy project by an electric coop

CALAPAN CITY – The province of Oriental Mindoro made another milestone and share in the country’s search for stable and enough electric power to at least cu

Insurgents in Mindoro continue to field child as ‘warriors,’ according to Philippine Army

CALAPAN CITY – The Philippine Army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) recently accused that insurgents belonging to the New People’s Army (NPA) c

Geothermal power deposit found in Oriental Mindoro to last for 75 years

CALAPAN CITY — An energy company which is planning to conduct power generation operations in the whole Mindoro Island has confirmed over the weekend that th

12 Chinese illegal fishers found guilty of poaching start serving jail sentence

  CALAPAN CITY – The 12 Chinese fishermen who were found guilty by a Puerto Princesa City court of illegally fishing in Philippine waters are now in the Iwa

DOLE-OWWA grants P470,000 cash assistance for Libya-repatriated OFWs in MIMAROPA

CALAPAN CITY – A total of P470,000 in cash assistance was given and distributed to some 46 Libya-repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) now living with

High PNP official admits somehow there is failure in the police system in seeing criminal minds from recruits

CALAPAN CITY – Amidst the ongoing issues against some members of the Philippine National Police particularly regarding robbery incidents, a high-ranking pol

PNoy mulls on disrupting beach or forest cover in building a road link between 2 Mindoro provinces

CALAPAN CITY – Malacañang has announced its plan of building a circumferential road that will connect the provinces of Oriental Mindoro and Occidental Mi

DOH orders MIMAROPA LGUs to settle more than P139-million of unliquidated funds given to them

CALAPAN CITY – A total of P139,399,484.56 of health funds given by the Department of Health to local government units in Region 4B or MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Mar

Or. Mindoro and Palawan post highest crime volume among areas in MIMAROPA Region

From January to June of this year, accdg. to PNP report CALAPAN CITY – Oriental Mindoro and Palawan provinces among the areas of MIMAROPA (Mindoro-Marinduq

Philippine Army, Rotary Club give 40 houses to Mangyans in Or. Mindoro

CALAPAN CITY – True to their vow of providing immediate basic needs to the indigenous people of Mindoro, the Philippine Army’s 203rd Infantry Brigade, in c

Lady PNP chief in Oriental Mindoro busts alleged big-time drug pusher

  CALAPAN CITY – An alleged big-time illegal drug pusher in a central municipality in Oriental Mindoro was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation conducted

OCCIDENTAL MINDORO GOVERNOR SUSPENDS VICE-MAYOR, 5 COUNCILORS

SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro - Governor Mario Gene Mendiola meted a 30-day suspension on six Sangguniang Bayan (SB) members, including the vice-mayor, for rec

NFA set to flood ‘talipapas’ with quality, cheap rice

CALAPAN CITY – High quality but low-priced rice will flood all sales outlets, including the lowly “talipapas” or flea markets, starting this July, the r

DOH vows more assistance to barangay health workers

  CALAPAN CITY – The Department of Health (DOH) will provide more support and assistance to all barangay health workers (BHWs) in MIMAROPA (Mindoro-Marind

2ID Defense Press Corps, binuo

Oriental Mindoro reporters na sina Mahusay at Veluz, nahalal na direktor Sa pagtutulungan ng hanay ng media at 2nd Infantry Division ng Philippine Army, binuo

League of provinces president told finance dep’t. they are not living off gov’t ‘dole-outs’

CALAPAN CITY – All provinces in the country are not living off national government “dole outs” and that the Department of Finance should just do its con

Puerto Galera execs face another malversation raps, mayor cries foul

CALAPAN CITY – After being sued last March over questionable collection fees, the chief executive and the whole municipal council of the tourist town of Pue

Marinduque still being targeted by mine firms

Despite mining disaster in 1996   CALAPAN CITY — The island province of Marinduque, despite being hounded and tagged to have the country’s worst mi

Company that will pursue geothermal project in Mindoro Island adds capital stock to P500M

  CALAPAN CITY – The power company that is set to undergo the $180-million, 40-megawatt geothermal power plant project in Naujan, Oriental Mindoro, ha

Mindoro newsman’s slay ‘case cleared’ but not ‘case solved,’ PNP announced

CALAPAN CITY – The Philippine National Police has clarified that the killing of local journalist Vergel Bico in this city last year is one of the cases “cle

DOH identifies Puerto Galera as ‘high risk area’ for HIV/AIDS

CALAPAN CITY – The resort town of Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro province is now one of the “high risk areas” in the country for both Acquired Immune

Broadcaster in Mindoro died of ‘heat stroke’

CALAPAN CITY – The intense summer heat being experienced nowadays in the country failed to exempt even newsmen as a local radio station manager in Pinamalay

P1B power plant DMCI project in Or. Mindoro ‘to go online’ in December this year

  CALAPAN CITY – The 15-megawatt bunker-fired diesel power plant project here, which is being envisioned to supply the remaining energy requirements in th

‘Excessive taxations’ stir graft charges vs Puerto Galera mayor

CALAPAN CITY — A group of beach resort and restaurant owners in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro’s tourism capital, has filed graft and abuse and authority c