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Edith Colmo

Negros Occ. Dads Back from Macau: No Local Politics Discussed, only Albee’s Senatorial Push

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The local officials of Negros Occidental lead by Gov. Alfredo Marañon are back home from their weekend bonding in Macau, China, upon invitation of 3rd District Cong. Albee Benitez.

Veterans Honored at 69th Negros Day Liberation Celeb

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Veterans in Negros Occidental were honored yesterday by the provincial government of Negros Occidental as the province celebrated its 69th Negros Island Liberation Day, with its theme, "A salute to the unwavering Negrense spirit of gallantry and courage."

Negros Occ. Vice Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson and 303rd Infantry Brigade Cmdr., Col. Jon Aying pay tribute to the War Veterans Monument at the Capitol Park, yesterday, in celebration of the 69th Negros Island Liberation Day held at the Provincial Capitol Park, yesterday, with the theme, “A salute to the unwavering Negrense spirit of gallantry and courage”*.(Capitol photo)  

BIR Charges P12M Tax for Transfer of Lizares Lot

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The Provincial Government has to settle P12 million tax for the lot at Brgy. 39 in Bacolod City, which was donated by the Lizares family, to be transferred to its name.

The transfer of title did not materialize then because there were many families squatting in the area," said Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. during a press conference yesterday.

He said, he has already requested the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to appropriate the amount so that payment with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) can be done.

Lizares Family Wants to Retrieve the Land from Capitol

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Part of the lot occupied by the fire victims at Brgy. 39 in Bacolod City, where the Negros Occidental High School’s (NOHS) agriculture class gardens are also located, is owned by the Lizares family that allowed the Negros Occidental provincial government to use.

NEWEST RO-RO OPERATOR SENDS HELP TO FIRE VICTIMS. GT Express 1 "Ang Roro sa Banago Port" donates 10 sacks of rice to the fire victims of Barangay 39 in Bacolod City, in coordination with Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) Port Manager Engr. Enrique Fuentebaja, and RMN DYHB station broadcasters. From left, PPA GSO Sylvia Villanueva, GT Express representative Israel Vinco, PM Enrique Fuentebaja, RMN anchorman Nick Mariño, other RMN anchormen and women and reportrs, and also RMN’s Grace Supe (extreme right). GT Express is the only ro-ro vessel plying the Bacolod City to Dumangas, Iloilo vice versa route using the improved PPA-operated Banago Port in Bacolod.*

BACOLOD CITY MAYOR’s Spokesperson Atty. Bong Dilag (second from left) and the city’s First Lady Josefa Puentevella gracing the opening of the Grandparents’ Day of SM Supermalls.* (CMO-PIO photo)

The Lizareses wanted to trake back their land.

According to Provincial Administrator Enrique Pinongan, the lot was donated to the province but the transfer of title was not materialized.

However, the Lizares family wants to get the lots back because they were not used by the province. The NOHS area was intended for use of students for agriculture classes.

Negros Island Liberation Day Today

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Some 500 veterans and families of departed veterans, with local officials and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will gather today at the Capitol Lagoon for the 69th Negros Island Liberation Day celebration, with the theme, "A salute to the unwavering Negrense spirit of gallantry and courage."


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