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Guv Lauds NOSP Scholars

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. lauded the 12 Negros Occidental Scholarship Program (NOSP) grantees who passed this year’s professional licensure examinations in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering.

The two new physicians under the NOSP-Negros Occidental Provincial Medical and Nursing Scholarship (NOPMans) are Greg Ryan Gerongano from Hinigaran and Joven Ledesma from Victorias. Both graduated from the University of St. La Salle – College of Medicine and took the Licensure Exam on August 23-24 and 30-31, 2014.

Jeah Mae Caagoy from Murcia and Anselmo Perez, Jr. from Cauayan passed the Veterinary Medicine examinations at the Visayas State University and Aklan State University respectively last September 2-4, 2014.

Deolita Abdon who hails from Toboso and a graduate of Visayas State University from Toboso successfully passed the Agricultural Engineering examinations held last July 1-2.

Meanwhile, seven new agriculturists include Le-Ann Dogeno of Pulupandan, Ananias Ricaplaza Jr. of La Castellana, Anabelle Guarin of Hinobaan, Ronllyn Dejaro of La Castellana, Katherine Day Saturnino-Gemotra of Talisay City, Nanette Trenuela-Dario of La Castellana and Regielina Villar of Himamaylan who took the examinations last June 1-3, 2014.

Dejaro, Dogeno, Guarin, Ricaplaza and Dairo graduated from Central Philippines State University (CPSU) in Kabankalan; Perez, Gemotra and Villar graduated from Aklan State University while Abdon and Caagoy graduated from Visayas State University, Visca Baybay City in Leyte.

The governor expressed his congratulations to the passers and urged other scholars and students to do well in their studies as he believes that education is the greatest social equalizer that helps overcome the gap between the rich and the poor families. */Capitol News

BM Gatuslao Joins “Beyond Access” Project Presentation

BM Gatuslao Joins Beyond Access Project Presentation

Fifth District Board Member Alain Gatuslao (seated 5th from right) together with Provincial Librarian Dr. Joyce Deloso (seated 4th from right), NOLITC Head Dr. Ma. Cristina Orbecido (seated 4th from left) and city and municipal librarians of the province during the “Beyond Access” project presentation of Dr. Angelo Juan Ramos (seated, center) from the Molave Development Foundation Inc. at the Capitol Social Hall, yesterday. */Capitol photo

Gov. Marañon Meets Japanese Experts on Sorghum

Gov. Marañon Meets Japanese Experts on Sorghum

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (seated 2nd from right) with the Jun Ikehata, Shigeo Ozawa, and Ryuichi Ikeda (seated l-r) together with provincial consultant Manuel Lopez, Provincial PIO Karen Dinsay, Engr. Marilyn Manuel, Yoji Watanabe, Arthur Marañon, and Professor Rex Demafelis of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (standing l-r) during a meeting at Nature’s Village Resort in Talisay City, yesterday. /Capitol photo

Gov. Alfredo G. Maranon, Jr. met three Japanese experts on Sorghum production headed by Ryuichi Ikeda together with Jun Ikehata and Shigeo Ozawa at Nature’s Village Resort, Talisay City, yesterday.

The team is visiting the province to assess the viability of commercial scale production of Super Sorghum in the country as an alternative feedstock for bioethanol as well as feeds for livestock.

The governor presented the Negros Occidental Agricultural Program that includes the experimental stages of Sweet Sorghum propagation in the province way back in May 2012.

Gov. Marañon and Professor Rex Demafelis of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) are both eyeing a technical cooperation between the Japanese group and the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental with the assistance of the Department of Agriculture and UPLB in the coming days.

Present during the meeting were consultants Engr. Marilyn Manuel and Manuel Lopez, Yoji Watanabe, Arthur Marañon and Karen Dinsay of PIO. */Capitol News