2017

aug

30

2017

news2 Partners seal cooperation for Coron marine protected area (MPA) guardhouses

Coron, Palawan — Key partners in coastal and marine conservation in Coron signed an agreement today to cooperate in the development...




aug

27

2017

news2 BEST scholars receive high-value safety skills training

Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga — Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) program scholars of Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) from Batangas recently completed a high-value safety skills training...




aug

25

2017

news2 Seasonal Closure endorsed by the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Councils of Oriental Mindoro

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro — The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Councils (FARMC) from 12 Municipalities and 1 City in Oriental Mindoro gathered in the Halcon Hall...




aug

12

2017

news2 El Nido stakeholders join forces to combat COTs

Oriental Mindoro — Officials from the Department of Energy's (DOE) natural gas division and petroleum resources development division participated in the release of conservation incentives...




jul

29

2017

news2 DOE participates in release of conservation incentives

Oriental Mindoro — Officials from the Department of Energy's (DOE) natural gas division and petroleum resources development division participated in the release of conservation incentives...




jul

26

2017

news2 Verde Island Sanctuary Management Board approves marine protected area (MPA) expansion

Batangas City, Batangas — The Verde Island Sanctuary Management Board unanimously approved the expansion to an estimated 1,000+ hectares of Pulong Bato Fish Sanctuary...




jul

06

2017

news2 Another Quill award for MFI's SHORE program

Manila, Philippines — Malampaya Foundation (MFI) received its second Philippine Quill merit award on July 5, 2017 for its Shoreline Communities’ Onwards to Resiliency (SHORE) program.




jun

06

2017

news2 Environment youth camps incorporate lessons on disaster impacts and preparedness

Oriental Mindoro — The strong link between environmental degradation to increasing severity of calamity impacts prompted Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI)...




may

12

2017

news2 MFI conservation partner sites are among top performers at USAID's RACE awards

Busuanga, Palawan — Conservation partner sites of Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) in the Calamianes region, Palawan received the top accolades at USAID’s Recognition Awards for Calamianes’ Enhanced ecosystems (RACE) awards.




may

06

2017

news2 Conservation Agreement for Culion signed

Culion, Palawan — Partners in the municipality of Culion, Palawan signed the conservation agreement (CA) with Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) on May 5, 2017...




apr

22

2017

news2 Oriental Mindoro-MFI partnership poised to establish pioneering 300,000-hectare fisheries management zone with seasonal closure...

Batangas City, Batangas — Malampaya Foundation (MFI) participated by signing as witness to a five (5)-province covenant signing...




mar

30

2017

news2 MFI participates at VIP-wide partnership signing

Batangas City, Batangas — Malampaya Foundation (MFI) participated by signing as witness to a five (5)-province covenant signing on March 29, 2017 to strengthen cooperation to protect the Verde Island Passage (VIP).




mar

15

2017

news2 Release of conservation incentives continuous

Province of Oriental Mindoro — Malampaya Foundation (MFI) continues to release to partner communities and organisations green income-diversification projects and marine protected area guardhouses...




mar

11

2017

news2 MFI accorded with 3 Anvils

Makati City, Metro Manila — Malampaya Foundation (MFI) received three (3) Anvil Awards yesterday from the Public Relations Society of the Philippines for its marine biodiversity conservation...




mar

08

2017

news2 Chairman of the Board's 2016 Report

Alabang, Muntinlupa City — In its Annual General Meeting today, Malampaya Foundation Inc. Chairman Rufino Bomasang delivered the following report for the year 2016:




mar

03

2017

news2 Puerto Galera conservation partner continues to pay it forward

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro — Community-based people’s organisation Samahan ng Pangkabuhayan ng mga Taga Dulangan (SPTD), one of the conservation partners of Malampaya Foundation (MFI) in Puerto Galera...




mar

03

2017

news2 Conservation covenant for Isla Verde, Batangas signed

Batangas City, Batangas — Malampaya Foundation (MFI) signed its first conservation agreement for Batangas at barangay San Agapito in Isla Verde, Batangas City on March 2, 2017, to kick off a comprehensive marine...




feb

23

2017

news2 Oriental Mindoro MPA and Law Enforcement Network commitment renewal and Recognition Ceremonies held

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro — The Marine Protected Area and Law Enforcement Network reorientation and renewal of commitment...




feb

17

2017

news2 Solar-powered water system for Coron island barangay inaugurated

Coron, Palawan — The local government of Coron, bgy Lajala, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Calamianes and Malampaya Foundation (MFI) inaugurated on February 16, 2017 the much-awaited...




feb

11

2017

news2 North Palawan public schools receive solar systems

North Palawan — Four public schools, three of which are off-grid, received from February 6-10, 2017 education-content-enhancing Knowledge Channel packages, specifically tailored for the public school K-12 program.




feb

10

2017

news2 Malampaya Sound and El Nido National Parks mgmt and enforcement gap series of workshops kicked off

El Nido, Palawan — Malampaya Foundation (MFI), in partnership with the Protected Area Offices of the Malampaya Sound Protected Area...




feb

03

2017

news2 MFI turns over completed Marine Protected Area guardhouses in Gloria and Pinamalayan

Gloria and Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro — Malampaya Foundation (MFI) turned over on February 2, 2017 marine protected area (MPA)...




feb

02

2017

news2 Culion and MFI renew partnership

Culion, Palawan — The new administration of the local government of the municipality of Culion, Palawan renewed a partnership agreement for collaboration on sustainable environment...




jan

12

2017

news2 WPU, MFI renew partnership for juvenile marine species production

Puerto Princesa, Palawan — Western Philippines University (WPU) and Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) renewed on January 11, 2017 their partnership for the production of select invertebrate species....




2016

dec

17

2016

news2 First set of BEST Palawan scholars in scaffolding graduates

Puerto Princessa, Palawan — Malampaya Foundation’s (MFI’s) first set of Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) vocational scholars in scaffolding in Palawan graduated yesterday...




dec

16

2016

news2 MFI wins another Best Civil Society Organization Gawad Kalasag

Malampaya Foundation (MFI) received yet another regional Gawad Kalasag Award, winning Best Civil Society Organization in the search for Excellence in Disaster Risk Reduction...




dec

14

2016

news2 Coron, MFI formalize partnership

Coron, Palawan — The local government of Coron and Malampaya Foundation (MFI) formalised a long-running partnership for programs such as marine biodiversity conservation, waste management, livelihood...




dec

12

2016

news2 Best Oriental Mindoro marine protected area and Bantay Dagat teams

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro — The best-managed marine protected areas and bantay dagat groups in the province were jointly awarded today by the provincial government, Malampaya Foundation (MFI)...




nov

28

2016

news2 Over 2,000 youths reached for education on marine biodiversity conservation

Batangas City — One hundred ninety-five (195) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) scholars completed...




nov

25

2016

news2 Palawan Conservation Agreements signed, renewed

Linapacan and Taytay, Palawan – Malampaya Foundation recently renewed conservation agreements (CA’s) and signed two new covenants to continue its conservation work and commitments...




nov

08

2016

news2 Eight Conservation Agreements renewed, two new forged...

From the northernmost to the southernmost select coastal barangays, Malampaya Foundation (MFI) renewed eight and signed up two new conservation agreements...




nov

08

2016

news2 Malampaya Foundation, provincial government of Oriental Mindoro renew, strengthen partnership

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro – The provincial government of Oriental Mindoro (PGOM) and Malampaya Foundation (MFI) renewed...




oct

17

2016

news2 Coral transplantation conducted in several conservation sites after coral bleaching forecast

Coral nurseries established in eight of Malampaya Foundation’s marine conservation sites have been utilised for coral transplantation in degraded...




sep

18

2016

news2 Bringing conservation to the community level

Grassroots conservation is a tedious task especially with the quality time, attention and focus an organisation must invest in order to make a difference at this level.




sep

05

2016

news2 Wall murals speak conservation

In almost all conservation partner communities of Malampaya Foundation (MFI) from North Palawan to Oriental Mindoro, one will find murals with marine conservation themes.




aug

20

2016

news2 195 BEST Batangas scholars complete technical education

Batangas City — One hundred ninety-five (195) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) scholars completed...




aug

12

2016

news2 From Toxic to Organic: shift to environment-friendly farming...

Culion, Palawan — For Culion-based vegetables farmer Danny “Bong” Cabanizas, 35, the shift from countless years of conventional farming using harmful chemicals to natural and bio-dynamic organic farming...




aug

06

2016

news2 47 BEST Tourism scholars graduate

Puerto Princesa, Palawan — Forty-seven (47) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) Tourism scholars of Malampaya Foundation, Inc. (MFI) graduated on August 5, 2016 in a ceremony held at Asturias Hotel...




aug

03

2016

news2 MFI, Deped launch pioneering curriculum manual for ecological waste management

Batangas City — The Department of Education (Deped) Batangas City and Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) launched on August 2, 2016...




jul

27

2016

news2 Coron’s largest Marine Protected Area launched

Coron, Palawan — The municipality of Coron’s largest marine protected area (MPA) to date was launched on July 26, 2016 by partners who worked tirelessly to meet social and legal requirements...




jul

05

2016

news2 Former BEST Batangas scholars land rewarding work in Japan

Ten (10) former Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) scholars in Batangas now find themselves conversing mainly in Nihongo since being deployed last May 2016...




jun

27

2016

news2 MFI-supported Puerto Galera people's organisation shares profits...

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro — As a simple gesture of charity, residents of two communities that maintain a pro-environment mangrove pathway project in Puerto Galera share the blessings of their labor...




jun

23

2016

news2 New 739-hectare MPA launched at Lajala, Coron

Coron, Palawan — Various stakeholders celebrated the launch of an expanded marine protected area on June 22, 2016 at Lajala, Coron that was legislated on March 21, 2016 through municipal resolution number 50...




may

28

2016

news2 Back-to-back El Nido Conservation Agreements signed

El Nido, Palawan — Two conservation agreements were succesively signed in El Nido on May 26, 2016 in barangays San Fernando and Teneguiban to bind and strengthen partnerships for community-based coastal...




may

18

2016

news2 SHORE Program bags Philippine Quill award

Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s (MFI) Shoreline Communities Onwards to Resiliency (SHORE) program was awarded on May 17, 2016 a Philippine Quill Merit Award in the category of communication management...




apr

25

2016

news2 Coral Nurseries poised for rehabilitation of blasted reefs

Oriental Mindoro and North Palawan — Coral nurseries established in eight of Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s (MFI) conservation sites...




apr

23

2016

news2 Earth Day celebrated in Puerto Galera through propagules planting at mangrove conservation area

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro — Community stakeholders planted propagules and conducted coastal clean-ups in this municipality’s...




apr

15

2016

news2 Marine Protected Area guardhouses seen to enhance community-based environment laws enforcement

Oriental Mindoro and Palawan — The turn-over of marine protected areas (MPA) guardhouses in various municipalities...




apr

15

2016

news2 Coron, Linapacan partners honored

Coron and Linapacan, Palawan — As part of its 10th year anniversary celebration, Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) recently honoured its partners in the municipalities of Coron and Linapacan through...




mar

18

2016

news2 Third Coron conservation agreement signed

Coron, Palawan — A third conservation covenant for Coron was signed by Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) on March 17, 2016, this time with Marcilla-based organisations Samahang Katutubong Tagbanua...




mar

18

2016

news2 MFI and Bgy Lajala sign MOA for solar-powered water system

Coron, Palawan — Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) signed a memorandum of agreement with Barangay Lajala to partner...




mar

17

2016

news2 Malampaya Clinical Laboratory opens doors

Batangas City, Batangas — The Malampaya Clinical Laboratory, located in Barangay Ambulong, opened its doors to the public on March 16, 2016, to provide secondary medical laboratory services...




mar

03

2016

news2 MFI Chairman's 2005-2015 report

Alabang, Muntinlupa City — In its Annual General Meeting today, Malampaya Foundation Inc. Chairman Rufino Bomasang delivered the following 2005-2015 report...




feb

27

2016

news2 MFI-supported El Nido organisation diversifies enterprise

El Nido, Palawan — Malampaya Foundation (MFI)-supported cooperative Pagkakaisa Pagtutulungan Kalikasan ay Pakaingatan (PPKP) recently diversified its enterprise...




feb

27

2016

news2 Conservation covenant signed with outer Malampaya Sound community

El Nido, Palawan — Malampaya Foundation (MFI)-supported cooperative Pagkakaisa Pagtutulungan Kalikasan ay Pakaingatan... .




jan

20

2016

news2 Malampaya Sound new 8,000-hectare management zone finally launched

Taytay, Palawan — Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) signed a conservation covenant with Bgy Banbanan-based community... .




jan

14

2016

news2 MFI receives third Gawad Kalasag award

Tagaytay city, Tagatay — Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) received its third regional Gawad Kalasag award on January 14, 2016 at the Development Academy of the Philippines in Tagaytay .




2015

dec

23

2015

news2 MFI HONORS PARTNERS ON ITS 10TH YEAR

In celebration of its decade-long existence and service to communities in the operating areas of the Malampaya Deepwater Gas-to-Power project, Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) honored its various partners...




dec

21

2015

news2 MFI teams up with Red Cross Mindoro, provincial government...

Oriental Mindoro - In the wake of typhoon Nona which devastated several municipalities in Oriental Mindoro on December 15, 2015, Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) immediately mobilised...




dec

03

2015

news2 48 BEST Tourism scholars graduate

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - Forty-eight (48) BEST Tourism scholars of Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) graduated on December 2, 2015 in a ceremony held at the Asturias Hotel in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.




nov

12

2015

news2 Culion local government, MFI sign MOA for conservation...

Culion, Palawan - The local government of Culion and Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on November 11, 2015 to foster cooperation and collaboration...




nov

04

2015

news2 Over 300 graduate from MFI's BEST program in Batangas

Batangas City, Batangas - Over 300 vocational scholars of Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) graduated from its Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) program...




nov

06

2015

news2 Tanglaw Paaralan program brought to Malampaya Sound community

Taytay, Palawan - Malampaya Foundation Inc.'s (MFI) Tanglaw Paaralan program was launched in Palawan on November 5, 2015 at an off-grid public school...




oct

29

2015

news2 Conservation Agreement signed in Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro

Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro - Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) renewed two conservation covenants in the municipality of Pinamalayan, specifically for the barangays of Ranzo and Banilad...




oct

22

2015

news2 Malampaya Clinical Laboratory blessed, inaugurated

Batangas City - The Malampaya Clinical Laboratory, operated by Philippine Red Cross Batangas Chapter, was inaugurated on October 22, 2015.




oct

18

2015

news2 Subic enterprise groups showcase products and services at Keppel Shipyard

Subic, Zambales - Enterprise groups formed by Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) in Subic successfully showcased products and services...




oct

17

2015

news2 Eco-divers learn basic coral taxonomy

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro - Eco-diver members of Batangas City and Oriental Mindoro reef watch teams were taught basic coral taxonomy to upgrade resource monitoring skills...




oct

04

2015

news2 Calapan City celebrates colourful MPA week

Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro - Calapan City with support from the provincial government agriculture office and Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) celebrated Marine Protected Area (MPA)...




sep

14

2015

news2 Batangas BEST scholars' safety skills upgraded in Clark

Clark Freeport Zone, Pampangga - Fifty (50) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) Batangas scholars were part of a rigorous safety skills upgrading training program...




sep

15

2015

news2 technical maintenance skills taught to off-grid island dwellers

Capacity-building on the maintenance of solar systems were conducted in off-grid areas such as Isla Verde, Batangas City and Bgy Tumbod located in the outer Malampaya Sound in Taytay, Palawan...




aug

27

2015

news2 Puerto Galera MPA and mangrove conservation site launched

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro - Puerto Galera’s new marine protected area (MPA) and mangrove conservation site was launched on August 26, 2015 with members of the community...




aug

27

2015

news2 MFI signs 3 new conservation agreements in Oriental Mindoro

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro - Malampaya Foundation Inc. signed three new conservation agreements on August 26, 2015 with three new sites in Oriental Mindoro...




aug

26

2015

news2 Malampaya Sound PAMB approves new 8,000-hectare...

Taytay, Palawan - The Malampaya Sound Protected Landscape and Seascape (MSPLS) Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) finally approved on August 25, 2015 the 8,000-hectare management zone...




aug

15

2015

news2 Fifty-six scholars graduate from BEST-tourism Palawan

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - Fifty six (56) scholars of Malampaya Foundation's Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) program in Palawan graduated on August 14, 2015 from vocational schooling...




aug

07

2015

news2 Community-based coral nursery established in Linapacan

Linapacan, Palawan - A community-based coral nursery was established in barangay San Miguel, Linapacan in north Palawan by Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) and its conservation partners in the community...




aug

05

2015

news2 Conservation covenant signed with Barangay Lajala, Coron

Coron, Palawan - A conservation covenant was signed by Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) with the local government of barangay Lajala in Coron, Samahang Mangingisda at Magsasaka ng Bgy Lajala (SMMBL)...




aug

01

2015

news2 Baco, Oriental Mindoro celebrates launch of new MPA

Baco, Oriental Mindoro - The municipality and communities of Baco on July 30, 2015 celebrated together with the provincial government of Oriental Mindoro (PGOM) and Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI)...




jun

25

2015

news2 New 18-hectare MPA launched in Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro

Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro - A new 18-hectare marine protected area (MPA) was launched on June 24, 2015 at barangay Maasin in the municipality of Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro by the provincial...




jun

05

2015

news2 Coral rehabilitation in Malampaya Sound, Palawan starts

Taytay, Palawan - Rehabilitation of heavily-damaged reef areas in the outer Malampaya Sound in Taytay, Palawan was started by Malampaya Foundation (MFI) together with the Taytay Department of Environment...




jun

01

2015

news2 Malampaya Sustainable Development Scholarship signs up U.P. Marine Science Institute...

Quezon City, Philippines - University of the Philippines (U.P.) Marine Science Institute’s (MSI) Professional Masters in Tropical Marine Environment...




may

28

2015

news2 GAWAD KALASAG awarded to MFI for SHORE program

Batangas City, Batangas - A Gawad Kalasag award from the Office of Civil Defense Region 4-A was accorded anew to Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) on May 27, 2015...




may

27

2015

news2 Over 1,500 reef-damaging COTs collected in Batangas...

Volunteer divers from Batangas and Oriental Mindoro together with Malampaya Foundation (MFI), Verde Island Bantay Dagat groups, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources...




may

1

2015

news2 MFI Gives Thanks to Subic Partners

Subic, Zambales - Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) gave thanks to its partners in the municipality of Subic, Zambales via a simple thanksgiving ceremony on April 21, 2015 to recognise the effective...




apr

17

2015

news2 MFI and Community Conservation Partner Perform...

Malampaya Sound, Taytay, Palawan - Pioneering restocking of Tectus niloticus, a trochus species, was conducted by Malampaya Foundation and the community of Bgy. Tumbod...




apr

16

2015

news2 Upgraded Hatchery and Marine Station Inaugurated

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) and Western Philippines University (WPU) formally inaugurated on April 15, 2015 the upgraded and expanded hatchery and marine station of WPU...




apr

16

2015

news2 MFI Turns Over 72-Capacity Dormitory to PPSAT

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) on April 15, 2015 formally handed over the administration and operation to the Puerto Princesa School of Arts and Trade (PPSAT) the 72-capacity dormitory...




mar

20

2015

news2 MFI Taps National Scientist to Upgrade Seaweed Culture Practices...

Taytay, Palawan - National Scientist Dr. Gavino Trono, known as the Philippines’ "Father of Seaweed Farming", was tapped by Malampaya Foundation Inc. to upgrade seaweeds culture practices in North...




mar

13

2015

news2 Conservation Covenant with IP's, LGU and Community Signed

Coron, Palawan - Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) signed a conservation agreement on March 12, 2015 with Bgy. Bulalacao-based Tagbanauas, the local government and MFI-organized community organisation...




mar

07

2015

news2 National Scientist for Marine Biology, New Shell VP for Communications Join MFI Board of Trustees

Manila, Philippines - National Scientist for Marine Biology Dr. Edgardo Gomez and Shell companies in the Philippines Vice President...




mar

02

2015

news2 600 Scholars of Skills and Livelihood Trainings in Subic Graduate

Subic, Zambales - Some 600 scholars graduated today at the last commencement ceremony to be held in Subic by Malampaya Foundation for its programs in the area.




feb

12

2015

news2 Puerto Galera Ordinance for Mangrove MPA Passed

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro - Muncipal ordinance number 2015-001 establishing and providing the operation and maintenance of the Puerto Galera Marngrove Conservation and Ecotourism area...




feb

07

2015

news2 Intensive Microbial Organic Farming Training Conducted for...

Subic, Zambales - Malampaya Foundation tapped "The Father of Organic Farming in the Philippines" Mr .Gil Carandang for the capacity-building of farmer members of...




jan

23

2015

news2 Active Oriental Mindoro Bantay Dagats Receive Insurance...

San Teodoro, Oriental Mindoro - Active Bantay Dagat members in barangays Tacligan and Ilag of the municipality of San Teodoro received their Red Cross insurance and membership cards...




2014

dec

06

2014

news2 65 BEST Palawan Scholars Complete Vocational Courses

Puerto Princesa, Philippines - Sixty-five (65) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) scholars received their NC II certification upon satisfactory completion of various competencies...




dec

03

2014

news2 Signing of Four Conservation Convenants Cap 2014...

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro - The signing of conservation convenants with four (4) community-based organisations and their respective local governments on December 2, 2014 capped the year 2014...




nov

27

2014

news2 Customary Tagbanua Ritual Marks Launch of...

Coron, Palawan - A customary Tagbanua ritual led by the tribal council's Apong Dakulo and ceremonial installation of buoys marked the launch of a new marine protected area (MPA)...




nov

16

2014

news2 Oriental Mindoro Provincial Government, MFI Award

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro - The Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro and Malampaya Foundation Inc. awarded on November 15, 2014 the Top 10 Best-Managed marine protected areas (MPAs)




nov

04

2014

news2 MFI Signs 13th Conservation Covenant for Resource Mgmt...

El Nido, Palawan - A conservation covenant with Bucana, El Nido-based people’s organisation Samahang Nagkakaisang Magsasaka, Mangingisda at Kababaihan tungo sa Maunlad na Kinabukasan ng Pamayanan...




oct

30

2014

news2 Youths Enjoined for Conservation Awareness and Action

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro - Over 70 grade nine students and 15 teachers from the different municipalities of Oriental Mindoro took part in a Youth Camp to learn about coastal ecosystems...




oct

29

2014

news2 Over 200 BEST Batangas Technical Skills Scholars March...

Batangas City, Batangas - A total of 227 technical skills scholars marched to receive their technical skills NC II certification on October 29, 2014 at the Batangas Convention Center...




oct

01

2014

news2 MFI, Philippine Red Cross and Batangas City Forge Agreement...

Batangas City, Batangas - Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI), Philippine Red Cross and Batangas Local Government Units (city and barangay) forged an agreement for a community clinical laboratory...




sep

16

2014

news2 66 BEST Palawan Scholars March On

Subic, Zambales - Five hundred twenty-five (525) scholars of Malampaya Foundation's Sanayan sa Ikauunlad ng Kakayahang Pangkabuhayan (SIKAP) and Project Galing at Negosyo Dulot ay Asenso (GANDA) programs...




sep

02

2014

news2 66 BEST Palawan Scholars March On

Puerto Princesa, Philippines - Sixty-six (66) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) scholars received their NC II certification upon satisfactory completion of various competencies as BEST scholars...




aug

20

2014

news2 Payao Livelihood Project Increases Yield for Marginal Fishers

Pinamalayan and Gloria, Oriental Mindoro - Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI)-supported fisherfolk organisations in the municipalities of Pinamalayan and Gloria in Oriental Mindoro have observed increases...




jul

25

2014

news2 Womenfolk of Fisher Community Receive Hands-On Skills Training

Taytay, Palawan - Wives and daughters of fisher folks in the communities of Liminancong and Tumbod located in the renowned Malampaya Sound was provided with...




jul

12

2014

news2 MFI Signs 12th Conservation Covenant with El Nido Community Organization

El Nido, Palawan - Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) signed a conservation covenant with Pagkakaisa Pagtutulungan Kalikasan...




jun

15

2014

news2 Capacity Building Continues to Help Rebuild Lives and Homes

Coron, Palawan - Trainings in construction and building skills continue in Coron to help rebuild community structures and homes destroyed by Yolanda in November 2013...




may

30

2014

news2 Sixty-six (66) BEST Palawan Scholars Graduate Anew from Vocational Schooling

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - An agreement was signed on May 28, 2014 between Batangas State University (BSU) and Malampaya...




may

28

2014

news2 MFI Signs Agreement with Batangas State University for Scholarship Program

Batangas City - An agreement was signed on May 28, 2014 between Batangas State University (BSU) and Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI)...




may

28

2014

news2 210 BEST Batangas Scholars Complete Technical Trainings

Batangas City - Two hundred ten (210) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) scholars of Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) claimed their certificates...




may

24

2014

news2 MFI Conducts Environmental Summer Camp to Teach the Young to Reduce and Manage Waste Responsibly

Batangas City - Over 80 children from 14 Batangas City schools participated in the Young Eco Savers...




may

23

2014

news2 Artistic Talents of Mindoro Youth Harnessed for Month-of-the-Ocean Celebration

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro - Young artists took part in an Environmental Youth Art Workshop organized by Malampaya...




may

16

2014

news2 Palawan Provincial Government, PCSD and MFI Team Up to Strengthen CRM Implementation and Environmental Enforcement

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - Enforcement and Coastal Resource Management (CRM) workshops were conducted jointly...




may

21

2014

news2 Over 400 Complete Livelihood and Employment Skills Training in Subic

Subic, Zambales - Some 417 scholars of Malampaya Foundation's Project Galing at Negosyo Dulot ay Asenso (GANDA)...




may

19

2014

news2 Agreement Inked to Protect and Conserve Malampaya Sound in Taytay...

Taytay, Palawan - An agreement to protect and strengthen management of the Malampaya Sound Protected Landscape and Seascape (MSPLS)...




may

07

2014

news2 Malampaya Sustainable Development Scholarship Program Launched

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - Malampaya Foundation Inc. signed memorandum of agreements with Western Philippines University (WPU) and Palawan State University (PSU) on May 7, 2014...




jan

20

2014

news2 Damaged Boats During Haiyan Get a Fix through Engine Repair Skills Training for Typhoon Victims

Coron, Palawan - Damaged boat engines on a small island named Bulalacao in Coron, Palawan will receive proper care...




jan

07

2014

news2 Provision of Safety Logistical Tools Aid Bantay Dagat Teams

Oriental Mindoro - Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI)provided assorted safety gears to members of Bantay-Dagat in eight coastal areas in Oriental Mindoro to fully equip them in their seaborne patrol...




2013

dec

22

2013

news2 Haiyan Rehabilitation Support for Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro Carried Out Through Skills Enhancement

Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro - Sixty (60) victims of supertyphoon Haiyan (Local name: Yolanda) in Barangay Balatasan, municipality of Bulalacao...




dec

20

2013

news2 69 Palawan BEST Scholars Complete Training

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - Sixty nine (69) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) program scholars received their NCII certificates after completing their 3-month vocational schooling...




dec

20

2013

news2 480 New BEST Graduates in Various Industrial Skills

Batangas City, Batangas - Four hundred eighty (480) new graduates of Malampaya Foundation Inc.'s (MFI) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) program were granted their NCII certificates...




dec

11

2013

news2 Over 500 Project GANDA and SIKAP Scholars Celebrate Graduation

Subic, Zambales - Over 500 finishers of short-term courses under Malampaya Foundation Inc.'s (MFI's) Project Galing at Negosyo Dulot ay Asenso (GANDA)...




dec

09

2013

news2 MFI Haiyan Rehabilitation Support in North Palawan Starts with Building Skills Enhancement

Coron, Palawan - Malampaya Foundation Inc.'s (MFI) rehabilitation assistance in Coron commenced with training able-bodied males...




nov

30

2013

news2 North Palawan Haiyan Victims Seek, Receive Relief

Coron, Palawan - Many crossed a mountain barefoot to receive relief from the aftermath of a super typhoon. The resilient dwellers of islands and remote areas in Northern Palawan...




nov

14

2013

news2 MFI Mobilizes to Provide Relief to Haiyan Victims in North Palawan

MFI mobilized to provide relief to victims of typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) in the northern Palawan municipalities of Coron, Culion and Busuanga.




oct

28

2013

news2 Record 210 BEST Scholars Complete Technical Trainings

Batangas City - A record 210 scholars graduated from Malampaya Foundation's (MFI) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) Program on October 25, 2013...




oct

23

2013

news2 Oriental Mindoro Youth Enjoined to be Coastal Environment Stewards

Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro - The Provincial Agriculture Office of Oriental Mindoro and Malampaya Foundation Inc. teamed up to engage and educate the youth sector to be coastal environment stewards...




oct

10

2013

news2 70 Project GANDA Scholars Graduate

Subic, Zambales - Seventy (70) scholars completed their courses under Project Galing at Negosyo Dulot ay Asenso (GANDA), a capacity-building program geared for enterprise development, employment...




oct

07

2013

news2 KALSADA Formally Launched in Batangas City

Batangas City - The Batangas City Government, Land Transportation Office Region 4-A, Batangas City Federation of Tricycle Operators and Drivers' Association and Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI)...




oct

04

2013

news2 Fisherfolks' Alternative Livelihood Project Gains Ground

North Palawan - Coastal communities who signed conservation covenants with Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) are now busy tending to their abalone grow-out culturing located close to their shores.




oct

01

2013

news2 60 BEST Palawan Scholars Complete Training Anew

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - A total of sixty (60) BEST scholars in Palawan completed trainings in various trades, this time including tourism-related skills which is among those in high demand in the province of Palawan.




sep

28

2013

news2 Relief for 2,500 Subic Families Affected by Habagat

Subic, Zambales - Some 2,500 families severely affected by torrential rains, floods and landslides brought by the recent "Habagat" were provided relief goods by volunteers from Shell Philippines Exploration...




sep

17

2013

news2 Fisherfolk Organizations, Coastal Barangays and MFI...

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro - Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) signed several conservation pacts to strengthen coastal and marine conservation efforts in several coastal municipalities and barangays in eastern Mindoro.




aug

23

2013

news2 BEST Program Accorded a KABALIKAT Award by TESDA

Taguig, Metro Manila - The Technical Skills Development Authority (TESDA) accorded Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) with a KABALIKAT Award Industry Category for its Bridging Employment through Skills...




jul

29

2013

news2 Women Learn Value-Adding Skills through Project GANDA

Subic, Zambales — Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) and Subicena, with support from the Subic local government, launched on July 29, 2013 Project Galing at Negosyo Dulot ay Asenso (GANDA), a program which...




jul

23

2013

news2 MFI Signs Historic Conservation Agreement with North Palawan...

Taytay, Palawan - Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) today signed with Barangay Tumbod, Malampaya Sound Protected Land and Seascape (MSPLS) Protected Area Office and Samahan ng mga Nagkakaisa...




jul

18

2013

news2 Public Utility Vehicles Get Road Safety Education from KALSADA...

Subic, Zambales — Public utility vehicle drivers, particularly tricycle drivers, will receive education and training in defensive driving until the end of 2013 as part of Malampaya Foundation's Kaligtasan sa Daan....




jun

29

2013

news2 58 BEST Scholars in Palawan Complete Training

Puerto Princesa City, Palawan - Fifty Eight (58) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) scholars received their NCII certification in different industrial trades at a graduation ceremony held in...




may

31

2013

news2 MFI Brings SHORE to Isla Verde

The first on-location Shoreline Communities Onwards to Resiliency (SHORE) training was brought to Isla Verde, an island off Batangas city and Oriental Mindoro, to capacitate the island-dwellers in responding to...




may

29

2013

news2 DENR-PAWB, PCGA, MFI and U.P. MSI Lead...

Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau's (DENR-PAWB), Philippine Coast Guard Auxilliary (PCGA), Malampaya Foundation (MFI) and University of the Philippines...




may

22

2013

news2 BEST Pipefitting and Piping Insulation Grads Employed Immediately

Malampaya Foundation (MFI) Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) graduates of piping insulation pipefitting were immediately employed upon successful completion of their skills training in...




may

20

2013

news2 29 BEST scholars from Mindoro complete 5-month training at...

Twenty nine (29) welding scholars from Mindoro recently finished their five-month training in a technical-vocational course under Malampaya Foundation Inc’s (MFI) BEST (Bridging Employment through Skills...




may

02

2013

news2 More COTs Extraction Undertaken, This time in Linapacan

Linapacan eco-divers and MFI collected more crown of thorns starfish (COTs) at Pical reef, Linapacan in mid-April during a survey dive. Some 550 COTs were reportedly extracted by the recently-certified...




apr

19

2013

news2 DENR-PAWB, Batangas LGU, MFI Join Forces to Combat COT...

DENR-PAWB, Batangas LGU Fisheries Division and Malampaya Foundation Inc. joined forces to combat Crown-of-Thorns (COT) infestation at Pagkilatan reefs, one of the remaining pristine reefs in Batangas Bay...




mar

30

2013

news2 SHORE-Trained Volunteers Rescue Distressed Boat Passengers

MFI's SHORE-trained Bantay Dagat Rescue Team volunteers from San Agustin Silangan, Isla Verde, Batangas City rescued eight (8) distressed passengers of a capsized boat in Batangas Bay last March 28.




mar

11

2013

news2 MFI and Taytay Community Reef Watch Team collect COTs from...

Malampaya Foundation, Taytay Eco Divers and Reef Check Philippines collected cratefuls of Crown-of-Thorns (COT) starfish (Acanthaster planci) at the Rakit Rakit reef in west Taytay, site of the Malampaya Sound...




mar

07

2013

news2 MFI's Young Eco Savers Receives a Merit Anvil Award

Malampaya Foundation's (MFI) Young Eco Savers program received a Merit Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of the Philippines on March 6, 2013 at the 48th Anvil Awards held at Shangri-la Makati.




feb

23

2013

news2 MFI Teams Up with US Peace Corps, Provincial Gov’t...

Malampaya Foundation recently teamed up with the U.S. Peace Corps and the Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro for the establishment of a province-wide Reef Watch Team.




jan

23

2013

news2 MFI Equips Three Batangas Schools with Knowledge Channel...

Malampaya Foundation piloted its program Upgrading the Standard of Education through Technology (USETEC) Program in three Batangas City schools. USETEC entails the provision of Knowledge Channel...




2012

dec

19

2012

news2 First Batch of Palawan BEST Scholars graduates

The first batch of 58 Palawan scholars for Malampaya Foundation’s Bridging Employment through Skills Training (BEST) graduated on December 19, 2012 after three and half months of vocational...




sep

03

2012

news2 Mangyan youth welds his dream in a foreign land

Twenty-four year old Jonard Antonio's dream of working abroad came true when he was hired as a welder in Saudi Arabia a few months after he finished a vocational course at Bulalacao Technical Vocational College...




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