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NOSPD Holds Year-End Assembly for Provincial Scholars

NOSPD holds Year-End Assembly for Provincial scholars

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. poses with the scholars together with Negros Occidental Second District Board Member Salvador Escalante (6th from left), NOSP/PIO Head Karen R. Dinsay, and NOSPD coordinators.*/Richard Malihan photo

The Negros Occidental Scholarship Program Division held its annual Year-End Assembly with more than 300 student scholar attendees at The Porch, Lopue’s East Centre at Bacolod City on Tuesday.

Sixty-three scholars who recently passed their licensure examinations were recognized during the assembly along with 52 other academic honorees.

Governor Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. said that the government prioritizes education allocating more than 100 million pesos grant per year to fund the scholarship program of the Province, adding that he is very grateful of the outcome of the province’s zeal for education.

The student scholars thanked the provincial government and Gov. Marañon for the opportunity given to them to further their studies and be better examples to future generations.

Also present in the event are Negros Occidental Second District Board Member Salvador Escalante and NOSP/PIO Head Karen R. Dinsay, among others.*/Capitol News

10 High School Scholars Bound for Japan Get Passports from DFA

10 high school scholars bound for Japan get passports from DFA

10 Negrense scholars of Miyakonojo Higashi High School with DFA Officer-in-Charge of the Regional Consular Office – Bacolod Carolina Constantino (6th from left), NOSP Head Karen Dinsay (right) and April Duran (left).

Ten Negrense high school students who are scholars of Miyakonojo Higashi High School in Miyazaki Prefecture claim their passports from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), yesterday.


The students who are bound for Japan for a three-year scholarship were assisted by the staff of DFA led by Carolina Constantino, Officer-in-Charge of the Regional Consular Office – Bacolod.


Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. expressed his gratitude to Constantino and her staff for helping the students process their passports.


He also said that this is a big break for the students to study in a prestigious school abroad and that they will have more opportunities for further studies after graduation.


The students also started their Japanese language and culture training at OISCA Training Center in Bago City and are bound to leave the country in March next year.*/Capitol News

Job Fair Set Tomorrow at Silay

The Public Employment Service Office (PESO) – Negros Occidental will spearhead a recruitment activity tomorrow, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Silay City Civic Center.

A number of POEA-licensed recruitment agencies will be hiring nurses, skilled workers, drivers, engineers, heavy equipment operators, service crew, among others, to work at United Kingdom, Middle East, and Japan.

There will also be 30 local companies who are in need of office staff, utility, cook, cashier, sales crew, encoder, accountants, and human resource personnel; three call center companies will also hire customer service representatives and technical support representatives.

The recruitment activity is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and interested applicants are advised to bring their resume or bio-data and other credentials.

For further inquiries, contact (034) 476-7189 or 0998-1781582./Capitol News