‘Jolina’ deaths seen to rise over 20; damage jumps to P1.3B

The number of fatalities believed to have been caused by typhoon “Jolina” are feared to rise to more than 20, while damage has gone up to over P1.3 billion, according to authorities. Nineteen deaths have been reported so far, with seven coming from Tacloban City of Leyte, four in Tarangnan and Daram of Samar, three… Continue reading ‘Jolina’ deaths seen to rise over 20; damage jumps to P1.3B

CHED allows face-to-face classes in 3 Mimaropa colleges

Three colleges in Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) were allowed by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to resume face-to-face classes on a limited basis. Institute of Business, Science, and Medical Arts, Inc.; Luna Gaco Colleges, Inc.; and Occidental Mindoro State College. CHED Chairman Popoy De Vera led the awarding of certificate of authority to… Continue reading CHED allows face-to-face classes in 3 Mimaropa colleges

S&T experts now deployed to HEIs in 17 regions; Mimaropa now covered by RDLead program

Local science and technology (S&T) experts are tapped to strengthen the research capabilities of higher education institutions (HEIs) in all the 17 regions in the country under the RDLead Program being implemented by the Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP). (DOST Science for Change Program) DOST Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T.… Continue reading S&T experts now deployed to HEIs in 17 regions; Mimaropa now covered by RDLead program

Monsoon rains damage: P130 million

More than 230,000 persons were affected and some P130 million worth of damage were recorded in different parts of the country amid the storm-like weather brought by the enhanced southwest monsoon. Some 236,822 persons were affected by heavy and prolonged rains which caused floods, swollen rivers, and landslides, as well as strong winds that toppled… Continue reading Monsoon rains damage: P130 million

Mga nilindol inalerto ng Palasyo

Pinayuhan ng Malacañang ang mga residente sa Calabarzon at Mimaropa na maging alerto at mag-ingat kasunod ng 6.6 magnitude earthquake na yumanig sa iba’t ibang lugar kahapon. Sinabi ni Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque na mahalagang maki¬pagtulungan sa mga awtoridad at mga lokal na opisyal sakaling magkaroon ng paglilikas. “We ask residents of affected areas to remain alert and vigilant, take precautionary measures, and cooperate with their respective local authorities in case of an… Continue reading Mga nilindol inalerto ng Palasyo

DOST bares filing of IP protection of 15 technologies in Mimaropa

A total of 15 technologies in Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) region have applied for grant of a patent at the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said on Thursday, July 15. (DOST Facebook page) This was the result of a five-day workshop launched by the DOST-Mimaropa… Continue reading DOST bares filing of IP protection of 15 technologies in Mimaropa

More LGUs in Mimaropa to benefit from DOST’s newly developed health index, vulnerability reduction system

More local government units in the Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Region are expected to benefit from the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) newly developed health index and vulnerability reduction system under its disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation (DRR-CCA) program. (Screenshot from DOST-PCHRD Facebook Page) DOST Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. de la… Continue reading More LGUs in Mimaropa to benefit from DOST’s newly developed health index, vulnerability reduction system

4 tepok, 7 nawawala kay ‘Dante’

Umakyat na sa apat ang kumpirmadong patay sa pananalasa ng bagyong ‘Dante’ sa bansa, ayon sa National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). Dagdag ng NDRRMC, may pito rin silang indibidwal na hinahanap sa ngayon. Ang mga namatay ay mula sa Mimaropa, Western Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Davao, at Soccsksargen regions, ayon sa NDRRMC. Kabilang sa mga nasawi ay ang isang taong… Continue reading 4 tepok, 7 nawawala kay ‘Dante’

Work from home scheme for Calapan City Hall personnel

CITY OF CALAPAN –  The city government will implement a work-from-home scheme for its employees for two weeks starting Monday, March 22, Mayor Arnan Panaligan announced in a video message Saturday evening. Panaligan appealed to the public for stricter observance of health protocols due to surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country.… Continue reading Work from home scheme for Calapan City Hall personnel

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PNP chief complied with Calapan City travel requirements, says mayor

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Debold Sinas met all travel requirements and his supposed violation of COVID-19 health protocols when he visited Calapan City has yet to be established, Mayor Arnan Panaligan clarified on Monday. Panaligan said that only online registration and confirmation from the LGU are required for those who… Continue reading PNP chief complied with Calapan City travel requirements, says mayor

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