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  • Mimaropa – 15 Wanted Persons Nabbed Since New PNP Regional Director Leads The Force

    February 11, 2018
    SAN PEDRO CITY-Fifteen people wanted for various crimes were arrested in a two-day operation by the police in Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan (Mimaropa) region. Three of the 15 were listed as among the “most wanted” persons in Occidental Mindoro and Marinduque provinces, said Supt. Imelda Tolentino, regional police spokesperson, on Thursday. Tolentino said the simultaneous operations from ...
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  • DOLE: RTWPB issue new minimum wage rates in MIMAROPA Region

    February 11, 2018
    More than two years after the issuance of the last minimum wage adjustment under Wage Order No. IV-B-07 and after several consultations/public hearings conducted in the five provinces of the region, DOLE MIMAROPA through the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board approved on August 01, 2017 the new wage order prescribing new minimum wage rates ...
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  • Calapan City’s Marriage Week Celebration – 67 Couples Tie Knot

    February 11, 2018
    The City of Calapan will hold a mass wedding on Valentine’s Day for 67 couples as part of the city’s Marriage Week Celebration. Calapan City celebrates the Marriage Week annually every February 7 to 14, with the aim of strengthening family relationships. “Pinaka-tampok sa ‘Marriage Week Celebration’ na ginugunita tuwing Pebrero 7 hanggang Pebrero 14 ng bawat ...
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  • Illegal Miners, Loggers, NPA Luring Mangyans

    February 11, 2018
    CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro – The Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Army (PA) in Oriental Mindoro have urged Mangyan tribesmen not to allow themselves to be used by syndicates involved in illegal logging and illegal mining activities. Senior Superintendent Christopher C. Birung, provincial director of Oriental Mindoro Police Provincial Office (PPO) said last December, he ...
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  • Chuck Driver of Puerto Galera

    February 11, 2018
    An adopted son of Puerto Galera is Chuck Driver, partner-manager of Capt’n Greggs Dive Resort on Sabang Beach. Chuck first arrived in Sabang in 1987, immediately fell in love with the very much smaller Sabang than it is today. Chuck is originally from Australia where he served in the Royal Australian Air force as an air-frame ...
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  • Investigating the Puerto Galera WW2 crash site

    February 11, 2018 B-24 Liberator
    ED: It is the story of 12 Americans who died when their B-24 bomber airplane slammed on Mt. Malasimbo on December 7, 1944. First heard of this from my co-worker Mario Lutz narrating a hiking adventure where they found a wreckage of a B-24 bomber airplane. Then, I got a flashback, remembering when I was young, ...
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  • Living in Puerto Galera

    February 11, 2018
    Puerto Galera over the years has evolved into a multi-cultural, multi-national community as foreigners continue to establish businesses and permanent residence in Puerto Galera. There are many Koreans, Australians, Germans and other Europeans who could not resist the charms of the island and had establish a home in Puerto Galera. Legally, foreigners are not allowed to ...
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  • Why it is a good time to invest in Puerto Galera?

    February 11, 2018 puerto galera holy week
    We got a local government led by Mayor Rockey Ilagan who has an MBA on business administration who seems to be more responsive to the needs and aspirations of the business sector. He being the owner of one of the biggest transport provider is presumed to know more about tourism than his predecessors, a bold ...
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  • President Will Close Popular Beach Destinations If They Cant Work Out Their Environmental Issues.

    February 10, 2018
    President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants to “close” popular beach island Boracay if its environmental problems are not resolved in 6 months. Same can happen to other destinations with environmental issues as well. “I will close Boracay. Boracay is a cesspool,” the President said on Friday night, February 9, during the Manila Times Business Forum in ...
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  • “TARGET LISTED DRUG PERSONALITY ARRESTED IN OCCIDENTAL MINDORO”

    February 10, 2018
    On February 09, 2018 1710H, joint elements of PDEA RO IV-B Occidental Mindoro Provincial Office under thr direct supervision of DIR II MARIO DA RAMOS, San Jose MPS MDEU led by PCI Manarang and PPDEU led by PCI Gerald F Bendillo conducted a buy bust operation in Brgy. Mapaya, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro which resulted ...
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