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MINDORO OIL SPILL VICTIMS GET P1.6B OF P3B CLAIMS

A total of 35,576 individuals and entities have filed an aggregate of P3 billion in compensation claims in connection with the sunken M/T Princess Empress’s massive oil spill a year ago, Surigao del Sur Representative Johnny Pimentel, a member of the House committee on ecology, said. “Of the P3 billion in compensation claims, nearly P1.6 […]

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DPWH UPGRADES CALAPAN ROAD IN ORIENTAL MINDORO

The Department of Public Works and Highways has completed the improvement of Calapan South Road which is expected to provide tourists and motorists a smoother experience when travelling in Roxas, Oriental Mindoro. In his report to DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan, DPWH Region IV-B Director Gerald Pacanan said the project involved enhancing the 1.5-kilometre, 4-lane road […]

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DOT HELPS ORIENTAL MINDORO RECOVER AFTER OIL SPILL

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco led the culmination of the “Bayanihan sa Bukas na may Pag-Asa sa Turismo (BBMT)” Alternative Livelihood Training program at the Balai Mindoro Convention Center, which trained over 1,300 oil spill affected tourism workers in the province. This event, along with the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) […]

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FRASCO JOINS LAUNCH OF NEW CALAPAN CITY PARK

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco served as the guest of honor during the inauguration ceremony of the Plaza del Gobernador: Liwasan ng Mamamayan, a new public park and recreational area in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.  In her inspirational message, Frasco commended Governor Bonz Dolor’s leadership and love for his fellow Mindoreños. “Nakikita […]

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FRASCO IS ‘BELOVED FRIEND OF ORIENTAL MINDORO’

Governor Bonz Dolor awarded Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Frasco the “Beloved Friend of Oriental Mindoro,” citation, in recognition of her unwavering support for the province of Oriental Mindoro.  The recognition rites was held at the inauguration ceremony of Plaza Del Gobernador: Liwasan ng Mamamayan recently.   To show their appreciation, Frasco was given […]

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FULL SUPPORT FOR ORIENTAL MINDORO HEALTHCARE — GO

To ensure the efficient operations of Malasakit Centers, Senator Bong Go conducted a monitoring visit to one of the 157 Malasakit Centers in the country at Oriental Mindoro Provincial Hospital (OMPH) in Calapan City. During the inspection, Go personally checked the situation of the hospital’s staff and likewise thanked them for their hard work and […]

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LEGARDA AIDS OIL SPILL-HIT ORIENTAL MINDORO

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reached out to affected communities by the recent oil spill in Oriental Mindoro that has been impacting various provinces in MIMAROPA and Western Visayas (Region VI) after MT Princess Empress capsized off the coast of Naujan on February 28. In […]

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ANGARA TO DSWD: AID OIL-SPILL HIT ORIENTAL MINDORO

Senator Sonny Angara called on the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to ensure that all the affected families in the oil spill brought about by the sinking of the MT Princess Empress off the coast of Naujan in Oriental Mindoro last February 28 will receive assistance at the soonest possible time. As chairman […]

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SPEAKER’S OFFICE SENDS AID TO OIL SPILL VICTIMS

The office of Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and Tingog Party-list Representative Yedda Marie Romualdez in partnership with the Marcos administration through Secretary Rex Gatchalian of the Department of Social Welfare and Development distributed P3,000 in cash assistance recently to each of the 600 oil spill victims in Oriental Mindoro.The Speaker’s office also gave the province’s […]

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DPWH BUILDS SCHOOL BUILDING IN ORIENTAL MINDORO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a two-story school building in Gatol High School, Barangay San Roque, Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro to accommodate the needs for classrooms of students. Based on a report submitted by DPWH Region 4-B Director Gerald Pacanan, the P24-million school building project involves the construction of 8 classrooms […]