Rizal’s stopover in Romblon

Written by Lance Molino
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Romblon was probably the last island Rizal saw on his way back to Manila after his 4 year exile in Dapitan. He made five stopovers in certain provinces including Romblon. It may have just been a brief stopover but it is something significant for us, Romblomanons.

Dated August 5, 1896, Rizal wrote:

"In a short time we left Capiz going in the direction of Romblon. At about 3:00 o'clock we sighted the island, very remarkable for its numerous coconut trees planted up to the peak of the mountain. The port of Romblon is beautiful but sad and lonely. From the...

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Ang Kwento tungkol sa Ginintuang Barko ni Lolo Amang

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Photo from The Philippine StarPhoto from The Philippine Star

Lingid sa kaalaman ng marami, may lokal na bersyon sa Pilipinas ang tinaguriang Bermuda Triangle. Tinawag ng writer at researcher na si Alden Alag na ‘Romblon Triangle’ ang lugar sa Romblon province na nasa gitna ng Concepcion municipality, Dos Hermanas islands (Isabel at Carlota islands) at Sibuyan island.

Ang nasabing local version sa ‘Pinas ng Bermuda Triangle na sinasabing ‘isinumpa’ ay pinaniniwalaang may sala sa halos 40 aksidente sa karagatan na nagsimula noong early 80’s. Kinabibilangan ng mga trahedyang ito ang M/V Don Juan Tragedy (1980), M/V Dona Paz Tragedy (December 1987), at M/V Princess of the Stars Tragedy (June...

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UP Singing Ambassadors in Odiongan, Alcantara concert this July

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News
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Photo by Rejane M. Panolin from the Philippine Star.Photo by Rejane M. Panolin from the Philippine Star.

Bibisita sa dalawang bayan sa Tablas Island sa Romblon ang University of the Philippines Singing Ambassadors (UPSA) para sa magdaos ng konsiyertong pinamagatang "Harana Para Sa Kasimanwa".

Sa araw ng Martes, July 04, nasa Alcantara Public Auditorium sa Alcantara ang grupo at pagdating naman ng Huwebes, July 06, sa Odiongan Public Plaza naman sila sa bayan ng Odiongan.

Magsisimula ang konsiyerto eksaktong alas-7 ng gabi.

Ang nasabing konsiyerto ng University of the Philippines Singing Ambassadors ay bahagi ng kanilang 37th Anniversary Concert Tour.

Maliban sa Romblon, bibista rin sila sa mga lugar ng Sorsogon, Leyte, Surigao, Boho, Cebu, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Iloilo, at...

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Woman-led crab fattening business named as DSWD’s micro-enterprise development model

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News
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Luz E. Soriano, a resident of Barangay Manhac, Looc, Romblon, has always dreamed of having a stable source of income to provide better for her family. So, when the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office-MIMAROPA introduced a livelihood project in their community in 2015 through its Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP), she participated and even encouraged other residents to also join for a chance to change their lives.

Today, Luz is the President of the SLP Manggagawang Aktibo na Naglalayong Harapin ang Kinabukasan (MANHAK), a livelihood association at Brgy. Manhac established with the help of DSWD-MIMAROPA, that manages...

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