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Negros Island Region

NIR – Transitional Regional Offices Announced

Negros Island Region

The Technical Working Group (TWG) for Region 18 – better known as Negros Island Region (NIR) – met on Friday, June 19 in Quezon to divide the regional transition offices. The meeting was presided by DILG Secretary Mar Roxas at the Department of Interior and Local Government office in Quezon City. The meeting was attended by delegations of Negros Oriental with by Governor Roel Degamo leading it, and a delegation from Negros Occidental with Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. in the leading position.

Bacolod in Negros Occidental will be home for the following clusters of the NIR Transitional Regional Offices for the new Negros Island Region

Governance Office Cluster

  • Department of Finance
  • Commission on Audit
  • DILG (local governments)
  • National Economic Development Authority
  • Department of Budget and Management
  • Commission of Elections

Agriculture and Land Office Cluster

  • Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board
  • Department of Agrarian Reform
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Peace and Order/Security Office Cluster

  • Office of Civil Defense and the Department of Interior and Local Government
    • Philippine National Police,
    • Bureau of Fire Protection
    • Bureau of Jail Management and Penology
  • Department of Justice and its attached agencies.
    • National Bureau of Investigation,
    • Parole and Probation,
    • Prosecutors, etc
  • Department of National Defense

Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental will be home for the following clusters of the Transitional Regional Offices for the new Negros Island Region

Infrastructure Office Cluster

  • Department of Transportation and Communication (and attached agencies)
  • National Telecommunications Commission
  • Franchising Regulatory Board
  • Department of Public Works and Highways,
  • Maritime Industry Authority
  • Land Transportation Office

Human Development Office Cluster

  • Commission on Higher Education
  • Philippine Statistics Authority
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Professional Regulation Commission
  • Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Social Welfare and Development
  • Department of Health

Industry and Labor Office Cluster

  • Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Department of Labor and Employment
  • Department of Trade and Industry
  • Department of Tourism
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Department of Science and Technology

Operation of the NIR transitional offices

The NIR transitional offices will be manned (and of course “womenned”) with budget and staff taken from the regional offices of the Central and Western Visayas, where Negros Oriental and Occidental belonged to.

The plan of Roxas targets the 1st of October 2015 to have the transitional Negros Island Region offices partially and on January 1st, 2016 fully operational.

Pandanyag Festival - La Libertad

La Libertad Pandanyag Festival 2015

La Libertad is celebrating the annual Pandanyag Festival 2015 from April 22 – April 28, 2015. Following the highlights.

Pandanyag Festival 2015 – Schedule of Activities

Pandanyag Festival - La Libertad

Wednesday April 22, 2015

2:00 PM Ms. Teen Candidates Float Parade
3:00 PM Mass @ San Sebastian Parish Church
4:00 PM Opening of Booth & Agri-Display & Presentation of Ms. Teen Candidates

Thursday April 23, 2015

7:00 PM Cultural Night By DEP.ED. La Libertad District
Balak, Balitaw, Harana Competition

Friday April 24, 2015

8:00 PM Modern Dance Open Competition By LLTVS, Sir Ronald Enoc

Saturday April 25, 2015

8:00 PM Teen Pop Singing Competition By Mr. Ian Encarnacion

Sunday April 26, 2015

8:00 PM Ballroom Night
8:00PM Silliman University Jazz Band

Monday April 27, 2015

8:00 PM Miss Teen La Libertad (Local Search)
Disco Featuring DJ Macoy

Tuesday April 28, 2015

8:00 AM Traditional Games
9:00 PM Rhapsody by DJ Mark Lester Soliman

Happy Fiesta 2015 – La Libertad

Valencia Fiesta 2014

Valencia Fiesta 2014

Valencia Fiesta 2014

The municipality of Valencia is celebrating its annual Fiesta from October 03 – October 11 2014. Here the Schedule of Events of the Valencia Fiesta 2014

October 03-11, 2014 – daily Novena Mass—Church

Friday, October 03, 2014

Opening Salvo , Halad Sayaw, Presentation of Miss Valencia Candidates,

Fireworks Display – Church/ Municipal Street/Plaza

Saturday, October 04, 2014

8:00AM to 5:00PM Tabo sa Banay with Games – Plaza

Evening –  Live Band- Plaza

Sunday October 05. 2014

8:00AM to 5:00PM Tabo sa Banay with Games – Plaza

7:00PM October,05 2014 Open Vocal Duet Competition –Municipal Gym

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Talent Night Municipal Gym

Thursday,  October 09, 2014

7:00PM A Night with Los Viajeros of Eat Bulaga – Municipal Gym

Friday October 10, 2014

Mutya ng Valencia 2014 – Municipal Gym

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Parade and inter-school Folk dance Competition Municipal Street & Plaza

1:00PM Folk dance Competition—Municipal plaza

Evening  DISCO—Municipal Gym

Sunday October 12 2014    

10:00AM Pontifical Mass – Church

8:00PM DISCO Municipal Gym

 Happy Fiesta 2014