TRIP NA TRIP SA ROMBLON: How to Get to Tablas Island, Romblon

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News

Visiting Province of Romblon for Summer of 2016 is the best choice for bakasyunista out there.

Tablas Island, Romblon is the largest island that comprise the Marble Capital of the Philippines, Romblon Province, MIMAROPA. The name of the island was of Spanish origin. Before the colonialization of the Philippines, Tablas was known as the Island of Osigan. At the time of contact with Westerners, Osigan had a population of two hundred and fifty people living in small villages. Wax was produced in this island.

The Island is the home of 9 municipalities namely, Alcantara, Calatrava, Ferrol, Looc, Odiongan, San Agustin, San Andres,...

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Romblon News Network is DSWD-MIMAROPA Gawad Ulat Awardee (Online News Category) for 2016

Written by Paolo Mendoza | Romblon News

Muling bibigyan ng 'Gawad Ulat Award for Online News Category' ang Romblon News Network sa ikalawang pagkakataon ng Department of Social Welfare and Development - MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan).

Ayon sa DSWD-MIMAROPA, ito ay dahil sa walang sawang pagsuporta sa mga programa ng departamento at pagbibigay ng tamang impormasyon sa mga readers.

Ito ay tatangapin ni Romblon News Correspondent Jerry Jay Fornal, ngayong araw, February 19, sa gaganaping 65 years anniversary ng tanggapan sa Richville Hotel sa Mandaluyong City na may temang 'Mga Kwentong Tagumpay Tungo sa Masaganang Pagbabago'.

Ayon naman kay Romblon News Network Founding Editor, Paul Jaysent Fos, malaking...

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SM set to open stand-alone cinema in Romblon

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News

Inaasahang magbubukas ng stand-alone theaters o sinehan sa Romblon ang SM Group, ang pinakamalaking cinema chain operator sa bansa, ngayong taon bilang bahagi ng kanilang pag-offer ng sinehan sa labas ng kanilang shopping centers.

Ayon kay SM Lifestyle Entertainment Inc. president Edgar Tejerero, ngayong taon inaasahang ipapakilala na ng kompanya ang tatlo o apat na stand-alone community theaters na tatawagin nilang SM Blink Cinema.

"There are a lot of areas where we cannot put up any more malls because it’s too small or logistics won’t allow it so we decided to put up countryside cinemas," pahayag ni Tejerero.

"Designed to reach...

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Gurong inatake ng stroke sa Banton Island, tinulungang ibiyahe ng Calatrava PNP patungo sa Hospital

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News

Kapuri-puri ang ginawang pagtulong ng mga kapulisan ng Calatrava Municipal Police Station sa kanilang pagtulong sa isang gurong inatake sa puso sa Banton Island nitong Miyerkules.

Hindi alintana ng mga pulis ang mainit na sikat ng araw upang matulungan ang nasabing pasyente.

Ayon kay Police Senior Inspector Rockey Fojas, Officer-in-Charge ng Calatrava MPS, sakay umano ang pasyente ng maliit na bangka galing Banton Island at pagdating sa baybaying sakop ng Calatrava ay kanila itong tinulungang ibiyahe patungong Romblon Provincial Hospital sa bayan ng Odiongan.

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