Reacting to the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to abolish the Sugar Regulatory Commission (SRA), labor leader Wennie Sancho said that “the interests of the more than five million stakeholders of the sugar industry should be more important than that of Malacañang.”
Alfredo Maranon, Jr.
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The Marang Festival, now on its second year, officially opened at the Provincial Capitol Grounds in Bacolod City, yesterday, with the theme, “Marang Innovations: Implication to Community Development”. It is participated in by five LGUs namely, Sagay City, Talisay City, La Carlota City, Calatrava, and La Castellana; they are selling freshly-harvested Marang fruits and other Marang-based products and delicacies such as ice cream, candies, polvoron, jam, and caramel tarts, coffee and many more.
Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (center) together with Board Member Victor Javellana and Acting Provincial Administrator Dr. Lucille Gelvolea lead in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the 2nd Marang Festival.*(Capitol photo by Richard Malihan)
Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. welcomes the issues raised by the cause oriented organizations that held a rally in front of the capitol building yesterday.
Led by Bayan -Negros spokesperson Christian Tuayon, the rallyists expressed their opposition against the proposed shipyard at Sitio Ubong, Brgy Bacuyangan, Hinobaan, Negros Occidental.
Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. led in the turn over of checks worth a total of P2,725,110 to 11 barangays of the Municipality of Isabela to fund a number of projects.
Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (5th from left) at the turn over of checks for the barangays of Isabela, held at the Capitol, Wednesday.*(Richard Malihan/Capitol photo)
The current issues besetting the Philippines is “divisive for the country,” Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., said yesterday.
Marañon’s concern comes on the heels of the political controversies including alleged destabilization plots against President Rodrigo Duterte.
“It is said that 95 percent of the sins of men are caused by his tongue. We should minimize talking. My philosophy is not to say anything bad about other persons. Only see the positive side in people,” the Governor pointed out.
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