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How bad is our peace and order situation?

The peace and safety in Puerto Galera recently been rattled by a couple of events nobody wish to experience. Everything started up with break and entry incidents, reported by residents all over town, and ended in shootings with 2 fatalities. What has happened? Around the month of June 2017, break-ins and robberies seemed to be… Read More…

United We Are Stronger

The people of Puerto Galera unite behind their leaders to avoid the blackout scheduled on August 18. Following a resolution of the Sangguniang Bayan headed by Vice Mayor Marlon Lopez whereby the Mindoro Grid Corporation (MGC) must secure all permits before Mayor RDI grants the permit to bring in 6 massive modular generators. One of… Read More…

Another Shooting in Puerto Galera

Galerans and their Visitors from all over the world experience lately a rise on crime in our town. Many break and entry incidents are reported. People believe the crime-rate is spinning out of control in Puerto Galera. Just a few day’s after a shooting in town, where a suspected thief shoot in cold blood a… Read More…

Napacor 69KVA lines for Puerto Galera to be cut off in August

A 300 Mio grant, organized with the help of Congressman Ray Umali will be used to renew the old, and since many years trouble causing 69KVA power-line from Calapan, delivering the power to Puerto Galera, so Maximo Delos Reyes, acting manager from the National Power Corporation (NAPACOR) in a interview with the Fortnightly Journal. This… Read More…

Third police chief under Mayor RDI

Police Senior Inspector Teofilo B. Awingan is the third to be appointed as officer in charge of the Puerto Galera Police Station. His predecessor is Police Chief Inspector Lawrence Panganiban who succeeded Police Superintendent Jaycees Tolentino, the first Chief of Police since Mayor Rockey Ilagan assumed office. Awingan, married and a father of 3, was… Read More…

Jonvic D. Velasquez – the Young Pride of Puerto Galera

Jonvic, student of the Puerto Galera’s National Highschool’s Grade 9 – started sailing 4 years ago at the PG Yachtclub. A Program, initiated by Peter Stevens and others in our Town’s very own Yachtclub as one of their social responsibility programs, and to motivate a big number of children, starting at the age of 9… Read More…

More than 30 bodies found at Resort World Manila following attack & fire – reports

At least 34 bodies were discovered in the luxury Philippine complex Resort World Manila following a gunman attack, the capital’s fire officials told local TV. Police suspect the attacker was a robber, not a terrorist, but the fire he started caused mass suffocation. DETAILS TO FOLLOW

Police nab 2 suspected rapists

Charlyn Bayo Teves, 27 years old, appeared at the police station to report that she was mauled by her live-in partner, Jojie Cervo Constantino at about 12:45 in the afternoon, last April 23. The police responded and 15 minutes later arrested the suspect. Upon checking the records, the police found out that the suspect have… Read More…

Water problem solved in 6 months, says Mayor RDI

Finally, finally, at long last, the long-awaited, much-anticipated water rehabilitation project is underway. This following the approval of the Sangguniang Bayan of Mayor Rockey Ilagan’s water system rehabilitation and improvement projects estimated to cost more than 70 million pesos in total. The Mayor promised that the water crisis now running nearly one decade will be… Read More…

Two Drug Pusher arrested in two different operations

Puerto Galera-May 13, 2017 Two drugpusher, one in Sabang and on in Sinandigan have been arredted in two different bust and buy operations yesterday, may 13 by the Puerto Galera Municipal Police Station in cooperation with Agents from PDEA MIMAROPA. Together with the two Drug Dealer, who have been arrested in whitebeach two days earlier,… Read More…

ORMECO Powerplant shout down

The power all over town went off around 8am this morning. After a talk with ormeco officials this morning, the Fortnightly Journal regret to inform you that we expecting a long brown out today. Ormeco is not sure how long it will take their respond team to get the plant back on the grid. Why… Read More…

Marco Heft – The Interview after Rambulan

The Underground Battle MMA “Rambulan sa Galera” on April 28 & 29, 2017 was a big success. We had two local fighters joining the, from UGB MMA Philippines and the Municipal of Puerto Galera organized Event. Dale Cataquiz from Balatero, and Marco Heft, a german, living and working in Sabang. Dale lost his first MMA… Read More…

Police arrested a wanted Rapist

Stephen Maranan – a 20 years old man, single construction worker and resident of Brgy. San Isidro, was on the wanted person list since last March 31, 2017. The Honorable Judge EDRALIN C REYES, of Regional Trial Court Branch 39, Calapan City issued the warrant of arrest against Reyes, after being convinced that there was… Read More…

Noise Again All Over Town?

After Mayor Ilagan took office in july 2016 at the Municipal, he implemented certain rules and made sure that such rules where enforced. Noisy muffler, karaoke, loud music – Galerans thought was part of the history. Guess what – we where wrong. Discipline is gone – motorbike riders with  noisy mufflers are back and racing… Read More…

Three More Dealer Are Nabbed In PG On May 1

It is May 1, 2017 – 10pm in the evening and almost everyone enjoys his working day off. Not our Men from the Municipal Police Station, they still on the look out for the bad guys of our society. On this evening, this working ethics should become very bad news for three of our Galerans…. Read More…

Death in Whitebeach

Easter is a very busy time at White Beach. Thousands of tourist arrive in one, some people call it, prime tourist destinations. With thousand of visitors, there come more responsibilities for business owners, law enforcement, the local government unit and our public health workers. It is not easter holy-week, but with a long weekend, (we… Read More…

Official statement about certain rumors regarding the mayors projects

Malugod pong ipina aabot ng ating butihing Mayor Rocky D. Ilagan ang kaniyang paanyaya sa lahat ng mga konsernadong grupo o indibidwal na nagpapahayag ng kanilang reklamo, pangamba at saloobin hinggil sa itinatayong Windmill ng kompanyang PHESI na magtungo sa kaniyang tanggapan bukas, araw ng Miyerkules. Abril 26 ganap na alas dyes ng umaga. Ito… Read More…

Number two of Most Wanted Person – arrested in Poblacion – Puerto Galera

At about 1pm of April 23, 2017 a Charlyn Bayo Teves, 27 years old and the live in partner of Jojie Cervo Constantino appeared at the Municipal Police Station to report that she was mauled by her live-in partner at about 12.45pm the same day. Personnel of the MPS responded and arrested the suspect. Upon… Read More…

Suspected illegal small scale mining at the windmill tower sites

On April 11, 2017 – black water pipes, suspected to be used as breeding pipes for underground small scale mining, has been discovered by workers of MELEKON. At an elevation of more than 700 meters above sea level, on the construction side of wind turbine tower Nr. 7, high up in the mountains of Puerto… Read More…

Drug clearing operation in PG