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Romblon, Mindoro may dislodge GenSan as “tuna capital’ in Phl

  CALAPAN CITY — Two of the island provinces in MIMAROPA Region – Romblon and Occidental Mindoro – can be the next or even dislodge in the nearest futur

NIA official in Mindoro escapes slay attempt

CALAPAN CITY — Police investigators here are now looking at a personal grudge as the motive behind the ambush and attempted murder Friday (September 20) mor

‘Rebel couple,’ said to be members of ‘Morong 43,’ surrenders to gov’t.

CALAPAN CITY – A young couple, who was allegedly members of the New People’s Army (NPA) and was once part of the infamous “Morong 43” according to the

Or. Mindoro, Marinduque have enough rice supply, assured LGUs and NFA

Calapan City tries to avoids rice crisis by allotting P20M fund for agri sector     Calapan City — The provinces of Oriental Mindoro and Marinduque in MI

NEA’s help sought in solving Palawan’s power coop mess

  CALAPAN CITY – The Department of Energy (DOE) particularly its agency who supervises almost all of the electric cooperatives operating in the country, the

‘Crusading’ local newsman shot dead by ‘riding-in-tandem’ in Oriental Mindoro

CALAPAN CITY – A journalist, who is supposedly in the thick of his own fight against illegal gambling operators in Oriental Mindoro, was shot dead Wednesday

2 councilors waylaid a gov’t. truck loaded with ‘illegal logs’

  CALAPAN CITY – A government truck loaded with suspected illegally-cut logs has been accosted by two municipal councilors as the said vehicle was about to

More than 3,000 families affected in two Mindoro Island provinces

  Updated August 21, 2013; 2 PM   CALAPAN CITY – Some 3,581 families, or close to 18,000 people, have been affected by the continuous rainfall since Augu

Cops arrested in CamSur a wanted man suspected of rape and murder suspect in Oriental Mindoro

CALAPAN CITY  — The suspect in the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl and the killings of a policeman and coast guard man who had both tried to

New beetle species discovered in Oriental Mindoro villages

Updated August 9, 2013; 11:45 AM   CALAPAN CITY — Researchers from a prestigious university in Manila have recently discovered two species of spid

Mindoreños want change of status of their electric cooperative

  CALAPAN CITY — A consumer group in Oriental Mindoro is urging local officials to hold a referendum to decide on the conversion of their electric c

MIMAROPA police chief orders random drug testing on all units

CALAPAN CITY – Determined to “flush out” illegal drugs’ influence and maintain a supposedly “drug free” image, the regional director of the

DPWH-Southern Mindoro unit conducted earthquake drill for critical infrastructures

CALAPAN CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the second district of Oriental Mindoro province has recently conducted an “ear

Or. Mindoro governor scolds health chief for ‘burying’ P2M-worth of expired drugs

CALAPAN CITY – The provincial health officer of Oriental Mindoro and its management staff are now in “hot water” following the discovery of Governor Alf

Or. Mindoro environment office targets 6,550 hectares of fruit trees to be planted

CALAPAN CITY - The provincial office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here is targeting this year a total of 6,550 hectares of la

Local power firm breaks ground for 10-MW hydro plant aimed at ending Oriental Mindoro’s dependence on fuel

The first and biggest hydropower plant to be set up in Mindoro Island     CALAPAN CITY – Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla led Monday local government

Cop got wounded as he and companion fought it out with suspected illegal loggers in Oriental Mindoro

Updated August 2, 2013; 2:10 PM   CALAPAN CITY – A local policeman and a suspected illegal logger got wounded when their respective groups shot it out with

Mindoro’s ‘top cop’ arrested in drug ‘buy-bust’ operation

Updated July 20, 2013; 2:15 PM   CALAPAN CITY – A police officer in Oriental Mindoro, who was awarded as one of the country’s outstanding policemen in 20

Oriental Mindoro power coop clarifies

DMCI no ‘shoo-in’ for power plant deal CALAPAN CITY – An official of the Oriental Mindoro Electric Cooperative, Inc stated here that ORMECO is st

Or. Mindoro welcomes its first ‘stylish’ property

CALAPAN CITY – Puerto Galera, the top diving spot and tourist capital of Oriental Mindoro, will soon have its first upscale or glamorous beach resort with the

Pretty woman store owner choked to death by her former store helper

CALAPAN CITY – A pretty woman was strangulated to dead by her former boy store helper after the former fought off an alleged attempt by the latter to rape the

Malampaya helps to establish fish sanctuary in Mindoro

    Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) recently gave its support to the community of Barangay Calima in Pola Oriental Mindoro, in its efforts to pr

Malampaya helps establish fish sanctuary in Or. Mindoro

  CALAPAN CITY – Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) recently gave its support to the community of Barangay Calima in Pola Oriental Mindoro, in its effort

Malampaya supports coastal barangay school for ‘Brigada Eskwela’

CALAPAN CITY – Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) has given its support to Wawa Elementary School in Calapan City in Mindoro Oriental, as the school was chosen t

186 college students in Oriental Mindoro are now scholars of ex-ATO chief Al Cusi

CALAPAN CITY – A total of 184 students enrolled in different colleges and educational institutions in Oriental Mindoro are now the recipients of scholarship a

P148M plans to spend by a mining firm for coal exploration in Oriental Mindoro

CALAPAN CITY – At least P148 million is being planned to spend by coal miner Semirara Mining Corp. for their exploration activities in Oriental Mindoro, aft

195 workers in Or. Mindoro receive their ‘back wages’

CALAPAN CITY – The Department of Labor and Employment here has announced that some 195 workers in Oriental Mindoro have received their back wages as of this

Controversial Mindoro bridge project nears completion, DPWH reports

Portions of Puerto Galera road need to be concreted     CALAPAN CITY – The most controversial bridge project of the Department of Public Works and High