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San Enrique declared “Peaceful and Ready for Development”

San Enrique declared “Peaceful and Ready for Development”

San Enrique Mayor Mario Magno, Col. Noel Buan, Deputy CO of 303rd Brigade, San Enrique Police Chief, SInsp. Romeo Vargas, and Dr. Ma. Lina Sanogal, Pro-PIDU action officer at the signing of peace declaration resolution in front of the municipal hall, yesterday, as barangay officials look on. /Capitol photo

The town of San Enrique was declared a “Peaceful and Ready-for-Further-Development Municipality” in a ceremony held in front of the Municipal Hall, yesterday.

It was jointly spearheaded by the Negros Occidental Provincial Peace Integration and Development Unit (Pro-PIDU), Philippine National Police and the Philippine Army.

It was reported earlier by Col. Jon Aying, Commanding Officer of the 303rd Infantry Brigade that for the past six years there are no NPA-initiated violent incidents recorded in the Fourth District.

Mayor Magno said that it is the result of consensus and solidarity of the different sectors towards a more optimistic vision for a better San Enrique.

Present in the activity were Mayor Mario Magno, Vice Mayor Abner Jardinico, Col. Noel Buan, Deputy CO of 303rd Brigade and Dr. Ma. Lina Sanogal, Pro-PIDU action officer, among others.

Dr. Sanogal said the Provincial Peace and Order Council will also officially declare the Fourth District of Negros Occidental, where the Municipality of San Enrique also belongs, as “Peaceful and Ready-for-Further Development District”, on its scheduled meeting tomorrow (February 25).

Consultation meetings were earlier done in the different barangays of the town and all barangays have passed their respective resolutions of support to the peace declaration of the municipality. /Capitol News

Guv discusses investment potentials with Tsuneishi Group Chairman

Guv discusses investment potentials with Tsuneishi Group Chairman

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (seated 2nd from right), Dr. Marilyn Marañon and 2nd District Rep. Thirdy Marañon (seated 3rd and 1st from right) together with the members of the Marañon Family welcome Makoto Kambara (seated left), chairman of Japan’s Tsuneishi Group, in a fellowship dinner held at Nature’s Village Restaurant in Talisay City, Friday. /Richard Malihan photo

Guv discusses investment potentials with Tsuneishi Group Chairman

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (right) and Makoto Kambara, chairman of Japan’s Tsuneishi Group discuss the investment potentials of the Province of Negros Occidental during a welcome dinner hosted by Gov. Marañon, Friday. /Richard Malihan photo

Capitol sets guidelines on kiosks rental for Panaad Festival 2015

Panaad sa Negros Festival on April 13 – 19, 2015 at the Panaad Park and Stadium, Bacolod City

The Panaad sa Negros Festival Committee has set guidelines for the food and drinks, garden show and extension kiosks rental for the duration of the festival slated April 13 – 19, 2015 at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City.

A total of 159 kiosks will be made available for rental, with food and drinks – 87 slots at P5,000 each; garden show – 27 slots at P2,000 each; extension kiosks – 30 slots at P3,000 each; and ice cream, shakes, hotdogs, etc. – 25 slots at P5,000 each.

An additional fee P1,000 will be collected as environmental compliance deposit for Solid Waste Management (SWM) which will be returned to the renter if no SWM violations are committed.

Kiosks reservation will start on March 2, 2015, look for Vilma Balinas at the Panaad Administrative Office.

Full payment will also be required to be qualified for the raffle which is scheduled on March 20, 2015 at 9 a.m. and a maximum of three kiosks only, per renter, will be allowed.


A general briefing will be conducted on April 1, 2015, 10 a.m. at the Media Center of the Panaad Stadium.

Renters are also reminded to abide by the organizer’s policy on exclusivity of products to be sold in cases where it has a lock-out agreement with corporate sponsors.

For further inquiries, contact the Panaad Admin Office with telephone number 446-3151. /Capitol News