Buhay Marinero’ radio-tv show highlights young ship officer as model for aspiring seafarers

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(Left picture) - 3rd Mate JAY LOMITAO while being featured at the Mariners’ radio-tv show ‘Buhay Marinero’.   (Right picture) - Program Anchors MPCF-Legazpi’s Media Relations Officer Steven James Diño and Mariners System’s Corporate Public Affairs Officer Elmer Abad as they appear on television while interviewing the guest .

Legazpi City, Albay –
A 23 year-old  graduate of Mariners Polytechnic Colleges Foundation (MPCF) this city was featured as guest in the July 10, 2014 presentation of Mariners System’s  radio-television show ‘Buhay Marinero’ over DCTV Channel 8 and Radio Veritas.

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MPC-Naga mourns as BSHRM head Adelfa Marinda Phan says adieu

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BSHRM Department Head Adelfa Marinda Phan (1970-2014)

Naga City – The Mariners System and the Mariners Polytechnic Colleges (MPC) community this city, thru President Dr. Marilissa J. Ampuan, Executive Vice President Dr. Gabriel L. Jimenez, the Members of the Board of Directors, the students, faculty and staff mourn the passing away on July 5, 2014 of the Head of the Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management (BSHRM) Department – Ma’am Adelfa Marinda Phan.

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U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) says:
"Save Lives Today and Tomorrow: Manage the Risk of Humanitarian Crisis"

After supertyphoon Yolanda ravaged the Eastern section of the Visayan region in November 2013, it has been observed that an effective disaster response in the country has remained to be a serious concern.
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Mariners joins observance of
International Day of Seafarers

With almost half a million Filipino seamen working all over the world, MPCF alumni working in foreign- going sea vessels are among those honored on ‘International Day of Seafarers’.

Metro Manila – The Mariners System, thru its allied institutions, the Mariners Polytechnic Colleges Foundation (MPCF) in Legazpi City, Albay and in Canaman, Camarines Sur, the Mariners Polytechnic Colleges (MPC) in Naga City, The Mariners Polytechnic Training Centers (MPTC) in Metro Manila and Cavite, the Globalmanpower Management and Development Corporation and the UNLAD Ship Manning Management Corporation in the metropolis joins this activity as the world observes the International Day of Seafarers.

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JUNE 2014
VACC and Mariners System declare war against corruption and all forms of pork barrel on Freedom Day
Mariners System accepts Elsevier Foundation’s grant of Library for Safe Seafaring
Mariners System launches ‘Buhay Marinero’ radio show in Bicol key areas
Mariners Naga beefs-up capability of HRM and Tourism instructors
Seminar pushes for improved services to ‘customers’ at MPC-Naga

MAY 2014
Misuga Kaiun Shipping Company country head confirms productive partnership with MPCF-Cam Sur
Restaurant executives from U.S.A. brief MPC-Naga HRM students on opportunities abroad
Mariners Legazpi congratulates new O.I.C. board passers
Elsevier Foundation and Mariners System gear for implementation of L4SS
Restaurant executives from U.S.A. brief MPC-Naga HRM students on opportunities abroad

APRIL 2014
Mariners Hotel of MPC-Naga accords guests with summer promo
Marlow Navigation’s Riina Vaher
Singapore shipping executive graces MPCF-Cam Sur Commencement Exercises; exhorts graduates to excel using technology
Commission on Human Rights taps select schools in Bicol in involvement in HR advocacies; acknowledges VACC as an ally
MPCF Cam Sur hosts presscon on VACC’s anti-crime advocacy
BAM supports creation of Bangsamoro region; clamors for autonomy for Bicolanos
Education Institutions, VACC, BAM and Consumers Rights Watch conduct electricity forum in Camarines Norte

MARCH 2014
MPTC breaks silence over fraudulent training certificates
Singapore Mission for placement tie-up of graduates yields positive result
PRC releases more names of board passers from Mariners
MPCF – Legazpi athletes shine in 2014 PRISAA Regional Meet in Camarines Norte
Alumnus of Mariners gets highest slot in recent PRC board exam for 2nd marine engineers
Philippine Swimming League stages 1st Commodore Jaime C. Jimenez, Sr. Swim Meet in Legazpi, Albay
ELSEVIER Foundation and MPCF unveil billboard of Library for Safe Seafaring at Mariners’ Ruby Anniversary
5th and final batch of Mariners’ Mission Tabang to Tacloban rolls March 7
Significant, colorful activities mark Mariners Sytems’ Ruby Anniversary
Cam Sur’s education sector conducts electricity forum on Mariners’ 40th anniversary
The Mariners System at age 40 today and beyond
Chamber of Commerce holds business forum; congratulates Mariners’ 40th Foundation Anniversary

Mariners System grieves the demise of long-time General Services head Benito D. Lazaro
Officials of Misuga Kaiun - Maine Marine Co. Ltd. entice students to work with the Japanese shipping firm
Mariners school hosts PCGA National Directorate’s visit to CGAD-Bicol
Jifrey Azor brings home honor to school and country from South Africa’s international swimfest
Albay Higher Education sector holds ‘Educate the Educators’ forum amidst increasing electricity rates
Blood streams at Mariners-Naga on Valentine’s Day.
MPCF’s Jifrey Azor goes to South Africa to compete in international swimfest

4th batch of Mariners’ Mission Tabang rolls to Tacloban
Mariners System forms core group to make operational Project L4SS of Elsevier Foundation
MPCF Camarines Sur signs agreement with Elsevier Foundation on establishment of modern library on safe seafaring
Flames and Smoke engulf Mariners-Naga campus in fire simulation drill
MPCF Camarines Sur pushes for a pro-active approach to stop drugs and spread of HIV/AIDS
Mariners Naga and Camarines Sur gear for joint 40th Foundation Anniversary celebration
ORES of MPC-Naga conducts community-based program, enhancing livelihood opportunities in barangays
Misuga Kaiun and Maine Marine shipping officials visit MPCF-Camarines Sur
Graduates from MPCF-Legazpi hurdle PRC’s Marine Engine Officers board exam
Marlow Navigation country chief confirms continuing tie-up with MPCF
Mission TABANG organizers, Norwegians honored in UP welcome dinner
University of the Philippines awards Mariners System for involvement in Mission Tabang for Yolanda victims
Mariners System honors CHED Regional Director in testimonial ceremony
MPCF’s Jifrey Azor qualifies in South Africa’s February 2014 swimming competition
Elsevier Foundation Awards 2013 Grants to Champion Libraries in Developing Countries and Women in Science
Mission TABANG launches two simultaneous relief for Eastern Visayas

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