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4 of 5 family members killed in a‘massacre’ in Oriental Mindoro

CALAPAN CITY – A family of five was “massacred” last Sunday morning by a still unknown armed suspects in a remote village in Bongabong, a southern

Oriental Mindoro massacre suspect, an ISAFP agent, surrenders to policemen

  CALAPAN CITY – A civilian agent belonging to the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP), who was tagged by a witness as one

Man killed by son-in-law after the suspect was scolded by the victim for being a ‘wife beater’

CALAPAN CITY – A man was reportedly shot dead by his son-in-law after the former scolded the latter for beating up his daughter, who is wife of the suspect.

Puerto Galera mayor denies he exact ‘excess taxes’ as claimed by resort owners

CALAPAN CITY – Claiming he is just implementing an existing ordinance passed prior to his first term in office, Mayor Hubbert A. Dolor of this well-known res

DSWD seeks support from local stakeholders for 2014 Listahanan assessment

  CALAPAN CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office IV- MiMaRoPa intensifies  its campaign  for  support from local gov

Areas in Marinduque, Palawan among list of ‘newly classified water bodies’

  CALAPAN CITY – Two areas from MIMAROPA (Mindoro-Marinduque-Romblon-Palawan) Region have landed in the newly classified water bodies list in the country, t

Oriental Mindoro being eyed to be the Region 4Bs’ ‘dairy capital’

  Calapan City — Now, it is the time of Oriental Mindoro to be a capital of sort in Region 4B, covering the provinces of Mindoro (Oriental and Occidental),

Occidental Mindoro province is now the ‘tuna capital’ of the Philippines

Calapan CitY — The province of Occidental Mindoro is now the “unofficial tuna capital in the country” today.   And no less than the international org

Army soldiers fought it out with heavily armed NPA rebels in Occidental Mindoro

  CALAPAN CITY – Subversive documents and some war materiel have been recovered by members of the Philippine Army as the said soldiers drove away an undeter

Or. Mindoro Governor Umali denies he meddled in the arrest of housing scam suspect Delfin Lee

Palace conducts probe     CALAPAN CITY – Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. has denied he meddled or has tried to block the arrest of one

DSWD identifies more than 74,000 poor families among indigenous people in MIMAROPA Region

 CALAPAN CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has recorded that there are a total of 74,323 poor families among the indigenous peop

Oriental Mindoro utility gets 25-year power supply treaty

  CALAPAN CITY – Officials of the Oriental Mindoro Electric Cooperative, Inc. has announced that the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has initially grante

4Ps members in Occidental Mindoro get Philhealth cards

SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro – Some 33,923 recepients of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in this province will each receive their PhilHealth cards i

3 Army soldiers hurt in an encounter with NPA rebels in Oriental Mindoro

Soldiers responded to communist gueriilas’ burning of a local private contractor’s heavy equipment (Updated January 25, 1:30 PM)   CALAPAN CIT

Rice granaries in MIMAROPA survive typhoon ‘Yolanda’

Dep’t. of Agriculture assessed CALAPAN CITY — Typhoon “Yolanda” wrought havoc and so much destruction on areas she passed more than two weeks in the

Marinduque gov pleads not guilty to fertilizer fund scam charges

Marinduque Governor Carmencita Reyes pleaded not guilty last January 14 to graft charges and illegal use or technical malversation of public funds filed again

Bus rams mountain rock in Mindoro, kills 1 and injures 14 passengers

CALAPAN CITY – A 23-year old woman was not able to celebrate her Christmas Day as she was pinned to death when an over speeding passenger bus lost its break c

LANDBANK recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs and corporations

Trained by her parents in her early childhood to sell various products like meat and dried fish, Nora C. Liwanag, also a registered pharmacist, grew up in the t

PNP mass promoted policemen in MIMAROPA

CALAPAN CITY – Unprecedented as it is, the Philippine National Police in Region 4B or MIMAROPA (Mindoro-Marinduque-Romblon-Palawan) Region officially acknowle

Concerned Mindoreños launched drive to aid ‘Yolanda’ and other calamity victims

  CALAPAN CITY – A multi-sectoral group of concerned people from Oriental Mindoro, led by the Catholic clergy here, have launched a relief and fund drive pr

Oriental Mindoro attempts to massively propagate scented Ylang-Ylang flower

ROXAS, Oriental Mindoro – A local non-government organization, backed up by a non-profit private foundation, will be embarking on a massive planting or propag

PDEA nabs fake PNP agent for illegal drug pushing

CALAPAN CITY – A supposedly confidential agent of the Philippine National Police (PNP) here, who later turned out to be bogus and long been wanted for illegal

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines endorse landmark plan to protect the Sulu-Celebes Sea

To uphold food security for 40 million people in the region   Embargoed until 30 October 2013 EAST KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA -- In a latest move to ac

MIMAROPA wants to be tagged as ‘Philippines’ eco-tourism star’

CALAPAN CITY — Tourism stakeholders in Region 4B or MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) want to be and in fact, are pushing to make the said re

Another wind power project to be built in Oriental Mindoro

  CALAPAN CITY – After the national government has recently issued an official service contract to a private company to speed up construction of wind powe

Mindoro solon says the P25M pork he got was truly delivered to his constituents

‘Channelled from Napoles’ NGO or not’  CALAPAN CITY – Admitting he received P25 million from a non-government organization identified to controversi

Mindoro Island holds over US$40B worth of nickel – study

CALAPAN CITY — The whole island of Mindoro can produce or is holding over US$ 40 billion worth of nickel if the controversial Mindoro Nickel Project (MNP)

Aquino government awards first wind project contract

CALAPAN CITY – The Aquino government has just awarded its first wind service contract to an investor that will build a 48-megawatt wind energy power syste