Alfredo Maranon, Jr.

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Marang Festival 2017 Opens At Capitol

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)

Gov Welcomes Rallyists’ Criticisms

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.

Vice Gov. Lacson Hints on 2019 Poll Scenario

Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose “Bong” Lacson yesterday hinted on the more likely political scenario in the province in 2019.

Lacson, acknowledged as the “strongest successor” for governor in 2019, said Friday’s meeting between him and 3rd District Congressman Alfredo Abelardo “Albee” Benitez, along with other Love Negros (LN) officials, was a positive one.