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Talisay Bags Island of Good Governance Seal

The Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) along with the Corporate Directors and the National Competitiveness Council awarded Talisay City with Islands of Good Governance (IGG) seal during the Public Governance Forum held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila recently.

Talisay City Mayor Dr. Eric M. Saratan (center) poses with Mayors Joet Garcia of Balanga City, Evelyn Uy of Dipolog City, Jonas Cortes of Mandaue City and Dr. Jun Amante of Butuan City, all of whom are recipients of the IGG seal (left to right).*

Samsung Road Show in Key Cities

TALISAY CITY – The District North Point–Ayala is the venue for the ongoing Samsung Road Show as they present their new products like; Television, Home Entertainment Solutions, and Digital Appliances. The said road show kicked off in Manila last August and completed the Mindanao leg.

SAMSUNG HAPPY HOME ROADSHOW - The District North Point – Ayala, Talisay City gathered members of the Bacolod Media and Negros Bloggers to the presentation of their new line of products that will run until the 25th of October. * (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)

Syjuco Guns for the Presidency Marked His First Visayan Visit

SALVADOR BENEDICTO – was the first Municipality in Visayas where the former TESDA Chief and Iloilo Rep. Agusto “Boboy” Syjuco Jr. went to. Yesterday, he also joined Bacolod City’s 77th Charter Day. Syjuco said he declared his presidential bid as he has a lot to share to the Filipino people. I have the Knowledge, wisdom and experience and have a way of turning things around in terms of education and economy, the latter furthered.

Former Iloilo representative and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director general Augusto Syjuco Jr. at Salvador Benedicto as he turns over school uniforms, school supplies and shirts to students at the Municipal Hall yesterday. * (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)

Negrosanon Solon File Candidacy for Senatorial Bid

Bayan Muna Rep. Atty Neri Colmenares recently filed his Certificate of Candidacy for his senatorial bid. Dubbed as Fighter ng Bayan, Colmenares says he will take the fight into a much higher ground and this time, in the Senate.

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares accompanied by his cousin Angel Locsin as he recently filed his COC for his Senatorial Bid.*

Sustain and Continue the Gains of the City

The current leadership of the City of Talisay that has propelled the City to achieve national recognition and have been seen by local and international

Mayor Doc Eric Saratan – Talisay City, Negros Occidental.

investors as a progressing City is due to the relentless and bold leadership of Mayor Doc Eric Saratan placed the City of Talisay to where it is now.

The P35 Billion township investments placed in Bacolod and Talisay City by Megaworld surely lifts up the economic boost of the City. The health and education programs of the City and the projects that are geared for the people to progress and thrive are all in place. The continued momentum for sustaining the said feats will depend on how the people appreciates the efforts of its leaders and how it has drawn the City’s Vision and working for the realization of it.

Talisay also promotes the City’s Vision to be among the Top 5 leading retirement destinations in the country by the year 2020. Clean and orderly Barangays and a peaceful community for everybody has always been the goal of Mayor Eric as various Civic and private groups along with the people continue to embrace the vision of the City.


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