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DILG: Proposed regional dev't authority 'not a political unit'

Feb 04, 2020 - 2:08 PM

But Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel says the proposal would 'complicate' the process of implementing projects in the regions

CHARTER CHANGE. Inter-agency Task Force on Federalism and Constitutional Reform chair Jonathan Malaya discusses before lawmaker their proposed changes to the Constitution on February 4, 2020. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Negros Occidental rejoins W. Visayas regional dev't council

Sep 09, 2017 - 4:53 PM

Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao Regional Development Council chair says consultation meetings were held in the past weeks to fasttrack the province s integration to Western Visayas

Locator map of Negros Occidental

Negros Island Region holds first council meet; no chairman elected

Dec 05, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr says nominations for chairman could be done after the May 2016 elections when localities shall have elected a new set of officials

REGIONAL COUNCIL. Members of the council of the newly created region agree to nominate a chairman after the May 2016 elections, when a new set of officials are in place. Among those in the first council meeting in Bacolod City on December 4, 2015, are (from left) Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr, NEDA interim regional director, NEDA deputy director general Margarita Songco, and Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler