Alfredo Maranon, Jr.

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On Protective Custody of Serenio, ‘Go Ahead,’ Magsie Tells Gov

“Go ahead!”

That was the reaction of Moises Padilla Mayor Magdaleno Peña to the pronouncement of Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. that he would file a complaint and seek an investigation into the circumstances leading to the protective custody of self-confessed drug personality Ricky Serenio by two Negros Occidental mayors.

Gov Wants to Probe Serenio Custody

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. yesterday said he will seek for an investigation into the circumstances leading to the protective custody of self-confessed drug personality Ricky Serenio by two Negros mayors.


NIR IT WORKFORCE DATA. Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (3rd from right) welcomes Sebastian Ledesma (2nd from right) and Ian Besina (3rd from left) of Stratium Software Group, Inc. who presented a mobile application that can be used as a data gathering tool for the NIR IT workforce. Also in photo are Atty. Japhet Masculino of the Provincial Economic Enterprise Development Dept., and Cristina Orbecido and Christian Will Yugson of the Negros Occ. Language and IT Center.*(Richard Malihan / Capitol photo)

Bong Brings Down Own ‘Oversized’ Tarps

With the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) admitting that it lacks manpower to go after illegally posted campaign materials, Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said he had voluntarily brought down the large tarpaulin bearing his photos in Bacolod’s major streets.


Mayor Monico Puentevella being mobbed by his supporters during the MKK Partido Bacolod grand opening salvo last Monday, March 28, 2016 at the Bacolod Public Plaza*.

RDC OKS NIR VISION; ENDORSES P12.6 B PROPOSED NGAS/SUCS’ BUDGETS

The Negros Island Regional Development Council (NI-RDC) has unanimously approved and adopted the proposal of Negros Occidental Provincial Development Council with just the addition of a timeline during the 2nd Negros Island Regional Development Council (NI-RDC) Meeting held at Dumaguete City, yesterday, presided by newly-appointed RDC chairman, Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr.

Prov’l Government Launches Contest for NOLITC Masterplan

The provincial government of Negros Occidental has launched a contest for the development of a masterplan for the transfer of the Negros Occidental Language and Information Technology Center (NOLITC) in anticipation of its impending transfer to bigger area in Talisay City.

Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., yesterday said they have invited architecture students from the La Consolacion College in Bacolod City and Southland College in Kabankalan City.