Alfredo Maranon, Jr.

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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*.


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.

La Carlota City 1st MKNP Festival 2017 Grand Opening on Friday

The First Mt. Kanla-on Natural Park Festival 2017 Halad Kay Kang-laon opening ceremonies will be held Friday, August 11, at Sitio Guintubdan, Barangay Ara-al in La Carlota City, to be led by City Mayor Luis Jacky D. Jalandoni III.

Expected to grace the festival are Bago City Mayor Nicolas ‘Nikko’ Yulo, La Castellana Mayor Rhumyla Nicor Manguilimotan, Murcia Mayor Andrew Montelibano, San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo ‘Ginggo’ Valmayor and Canlaon City Mayor Jimmy Jayme L. Clerigo, Governor Alfredo G. Marañon Jr. of Negros Occidental and Governor Roel Degamo of Negros Oriental.

Castil Named Prov’l PNP Director

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. has formally named acting provincial police director Senior Supt. Rodolfo Castil, Jr., as director of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO).

Marañon yesterday said his “marching order” for Castil is “to make Negros Occ. peaceful, drug-free, and one of the top investment and tourist destinations in the country.”

“We are now number two in the tourist destination, and nobody will come here if there is always trouble in here,” the governor said.

Marañon Positive of NIR Realization

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. positively hopes that the Negros Island Region (NIR) will push through despite negative feedback.

Reportedly, DILG Under Secretary JV Hinlo mentioned that NIR is not included in the 2018 national budget.

But Gov. Marañon does not close his door because there are many congressmen supporting this project but Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno.