DENR releases P5M to reforest Oriental Mindoro

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has released more than P5 million to reforest the mountains and coastal areas of Oriental Mindoro. The P5.37-million  Upland Reforestation Program (UPR) will also provide jobs to Mangyan communities that will plant trees in the mountainous parts of Baco and San Teodoro, said Representative Rodolfo G. Valencia… Read More DENR releases P5M to reforest Oriental Mindoro

Intex partners with Chinese firm to develop Mindoro Nickel Project

Intex Resources ASA has partnered with a Chinese firm to develop the mothballed Mindoro Nickel Project. Intex signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with MCC8 Group Co Ltd., a major Chinese state-controlled engineering and construction company, to develop the Norwegian firm’s flagship project on Mindoro island, Intex said in a statement. The MOU was signed… Read More Intex partners with Chinese firm to develop Mindoro Nickel Project

5 groups get P300,000 in livelihood aid in Oriental Mindoro

Five organizations received a total of P300,000 as livelihood assistance from the provincial government of Oriental Mindoro. The organizations each received P60,000 from Governor Alfonso Umali Jr. during a simple ceremony recently at the Provincial Capitol Square in Calapan City. The assistance package is under the program Literasi at Kasanayan sa Hanapbuhay sa Kalibliban (LIKHA… Read More 5 groups get P300,000 in livelihood aid in Oriental Mindoro

Ramon slows down, leaves Mindoro towns flooded

Tropical Depression Ramon spawned flooding in the municipalities of Roxas and Mansalay in Oriental Mindoro, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Thursday. In Bulalacao, a total of 261 people from Barangay San Pedro were brought to an evacuation center, the NDRRMC reported. The Municipal Social Welfare Development Office of Bulalacao provided… Read More Ramon slows down, leaves Mindoro towns flooded

P1-B road project to connect Puerto Galera, Abra de Ilog starts

A P1-billion road project that will connect Oriental and Occidental Mindoro has been inaugurated. In a simple ground-breaking ceremony, Oriental Mindoro officials officially started the Puerto Galera-Abra de Ilog Road Construction Project. The road will connect the tourism town of Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro to Abra de Ilog of Occidental Mindoro. Currently, travel between… Read More P1-B road project to connect Puerto Galera, Abra de Ilog starts