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Fireman, alleged shabu user, arrested in Oriental Mindoro

CALAPAN CITY – Instead of hose, which is usually being used to stop fire, a fireman is now stroking the cold bars of a detention cell after he was caught wit

Bangkay ng 3 pasahero, nakita na sa Or. Mindoro

Matapos mahulog sa naglalayag na barko CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro – Kumpirmado nang patay ang tatlong pasahero ng barko na nahulog habang ito ay nagl

PhL consular corps plants 30,000 mangroves in Oriental Mindoro town

CALAPAN CITY – A total of 30,000 mangrove propagules, or seedlings, have been recently planted by a group from the Philippine Consular Corps in one of the mos

2,000 Mangyans felt ‘sense of belongingness’ after receiving birth certificates, educ program

CALAPAN CITY – More than 2,000 Mangyans, which belongs to the Iraya tribe in Abra De Ilog town in Occidental Mindoro, are now feeling the “sense of belongin

Mangyans in Mindoro gets ‘solar-powered’ lights from Energizer and OML Phils.

 CALAPAN CITY – Some 100 Mangyan families in a remote and depressed communities in Victoria and Naujan towns in Oriental Mindoro, who were earlier been d

Son, chop-chopped father in a gory murder in Mindoro

CALAPAN CITY – An angry drunk man hacked to dead his 79-year old father and chopped into pieces the latter’s body beyond recognition during a heated argume

Puerto Galera celebrates ‘Earth Day’ in a cultural way

CALAPAN CITY – The tourism town of Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro has celebrated Sunday (April 22) the “Earth Day” highlighting the rich cultures of th

Authorities seize truck with 500 sacks of illegal charcoals at Calapan City port

Involved local DENR official to face administrative sanctionsCALAPAN CITY - An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources here may face adm

178 college scholars in Or. Mindoro gets P1.008-million educational aid

 CALAPAN CITY - While many parents and students in so many parts of the country are busy scrambling to raise funds to be able to enter and get college educ

Further probe was asked on the Phillip Morris-backed beer drinking contest which left 1 died

CALAPAN CITY – The family of a male tourist who died of heart stroke because of too much consumption of alcohol during a beer drinking contest last Holy Week

Mga abugado sa Oriental Mindoro, tinututulan ang prangkisa ng Calapan Waterworks sa Senado

  Imbestigasyon sa reklamo vs CWC isinampa din  CALAPAN CITY – Matinding tinututulan ng isang samahan ng mga abogado sa Oriental Mindoro ang napipintong pa

2 babae, todas sa saksak sa beerhouse sa Mindoro

  CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro – Dalawang babae ang patay samantalang ang kasama nilang lalaki ang ngayon ay agaw-buhay matapos na sila ay pagsasaksak

Philippine Army appoints new military commander

CALAPAN CITY – The Philippine Army has appointed Tuesday (April 10) a new military commander of the 203rd Infantry Brigade covering Mindoro and Romblon Island

MIMAROPA needs P70B for full interconnection – NEDA

CALAPAN CITY – Some P70 billion is needed to fully interconnect the islands of MIMAROPA (Mindoro-Marinduque-Romblon-Palawan) Region, according to the National

2 dive sites in MIMAROPA listed as among world’s best

CALAPAN CITY – Two tourist destinations in Region 4B or MIMAROPA (Mindoro-Marinduque-Romblon-Palawan) have been listed as among the best diving sites in the w

1,900 bd. ft. of ‘illegal logs’ confiscated from an ‘untouchable’ logger in Mindoro

CALAPAN CITY – A special police operating team arrested a supposedly “untouchable” illegal logger last Sunday (March 18) after the suspect was caught tran

Alleged NPA member in Mindoro surrendered

CALAPAN CITY – An alleged member of the New People’s Army (NPA) has voluntarily surrendered last Friday morning in Sablayan town in Occidental Mindoro provi

LANDBANK opens new extension office in Roxas, Oriental Mindoro

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Roxas Mayor Jackson Dy and LANDBANK President and CEO Gilda Pico lead the ribbon-cutting ceremony during

Are ‘gays’ banned now in Puerto Galera?

CALAPAN CITY – Restaurant and bar owners in Puerto Galera town, the tourist capital of Oriental Mindoro province, are now complaining over the proposed policy

Romblon environmental office calls for the protection of sea turtles

For fear of being further extinct CALAPAN CITY – Aware of the sea turtles or pawikan being slowly endangered, the Provincial Environment and Natural Reso

PNoy vows to energize remaining 36,000 sitios before his term ends

Leads ceremonial switch-on of the country’s first hydro-power plant by a local electric coop CALAPAN CITY – President Benigno Aquino III promised Frida

Anti-mining groups issue declaration vs mining in MIMAROPA islands

SIBUYAN ISLAND, Romblon — Mining-affected communities formed a united effort to protect rich biodiversity areas from destructive mining activities. Members o

Or. Mindoro gov’t reiterates ban on charcoal shipment

CALAPAN CITY – Local authorities here have warned all those who ship and will be trying to transport commercially charcoal in and out of Oriental Mindoro that

Or. Mindoro gov gets another national post

CALAPAN CITY – Malacañang has again recognized the outstanding achievements in terms of leadership and management of Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Uma

Or. Mindoro town passes a law on ‘synchronized deworming’

CALAPAN CITY – Officials of Bulalacao, the southernmost tip town in Oriental Mindoro, having the highest rate on malnutrition among children in MIMAROPA or Re

Palawan prov’l police arrested 130 wanted persons in 2 days

CALAPAN CITY – The Palawan provincial police of Palawan reported here that they arrested a total of 130 wanted persons during their two-day operation in the p

DENR releases P5.3M to finance Or. Mindoro reforestation program

 CALAPAN CITY – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has released more than P5 million to restore the forests covering half of the

Boat w/ illegal logs sinks off Occidental Mindoro

CALAPAN CITY – A motor boat reportedly carrying some illegally cut logs and three persons capsized Wednesday morning while transporting along the area of Looc