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The 2014 Batang Pinoy National Finals will kick-off today at the Paglaum Sports Complex around 3:30 p.m and is expected to be participated in by more than 3,000 athletes.
Participants are expected to converge at the Bacolod Public Plaza at 2:30 p.m. and the parade will start at 3:00 p.m. going to the Paglaum Sports Complex.
Negros Occ. Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella will deliver their respective messages.
Chairman Ricardo Garcia of the Philippine Sports Commission is tasked to declare the formal opening of the 2014 Batang Pinoy National Games, after the ceremonial lighting of the torch.
There will also be a gymnast exhibition, Masskara dance, and fireworks display, as part of the opening ceremonies. /Capitol News
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. welcomed His Excellency Gary Song-Huann Lin, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) representative in the Philippines in a simple ceremony at Nature’s Village Resort in Talisay City, yesterday.
Gov. Marañon said that Negros Occidental is, indeed, very fortunate to have the Taiwanese ambassador visit the province.
The ambassador also attended the 10th year celebration of missionary service of Lux Mundi Monastery, Congregation of St. John the Baptist, in the Municipality of Murcia.
Gov. Marañon said that the presence of Lux Mundi is very vital to the province, citing its contribution to agriculture.
He added that, it is his dream to make the province a mini-Taiwan in terms of agriculture.
Food Security and Agricultural Productivity is a big part of Priority Development Agenda of his administration.
Ambassador Lin also thanked Gov. Marañon for the warm welcome extended to him and his people. /Capitol News