Negros Daily Bulletin

NIR, Bacolod Redistricting Won’t Be Affected by the Federal Shift

Mon, 03/20/2017

The chairman of the House Committee on Constitutional Amendment said here Friday that the Negros Island Region (NIR) and the possible redistricting of Bacolod City will not be affected by the proposed shift to federal system of government.

Rep. Roger Mercado (Lone District, Southern Leyte) said that NIR will remain as one region under the federal system.


Mon, 03/13/2017 by Edith Colmo

The venue for House committee hearing on High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) must be conducted in Negros Occidental, so it will be easier for all stakeholders of the dollar-earning sugar industry to air their sentiments on the interest of the industry and they will no longer travel to Manila.

This was the proposal of Bacolod Congressman Greg Gasataya having requested the Committee on Agriculture to hold the hearing here.

Medical Mission In Blumentritt, Murcia

Thu, 02/16/2017

The joint community outreach medical mission of the Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation (BBBF), the Leisure and Resorts World Corporation (LRWC), and the District Office of Congressman Alfredo Benitez of the Third District continues this February in the municipality of Murcia. Another volunteer group has joined the program – the St. John’s Institute (SJI) Alumni Batch 1992. Two hundred twenty seven (227) residents of Haciendas Carmen and Oliva in Barangay Blumentritt, Murcia were beneficiaries of the free medical and dental clinic conducted last February 12, 2017 in Hacienda Carmen. Program activities included distribution of free medicines, and feeding, games and story-telling provided for the children.*

The Blumentritt, Murcia Medical Mission Team of Leisure & Resorts World Corp., Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation, Office of Cong. Albee Benitez and SJI Alumni 1992.*

Rides for Silay Theme Park to Arrive this Year - Golez

by Eugene Adiong on Thu, 02/02/2017

Silay City - Rides for the theme park that will rise in Silay City will soon arrive this year, Mayor Mark Golez said yesterday.

Golez confirmed that the theme park project of the Laguna-based Enchanted Kingdom group is already a go.

“Negotiations are ongoing and I have already met with the people who are going to plan to set up a theme park in Silay City,” the Mayor said.

Negros Daily Bulletin: 178 Players Join Cong Benitez & Mayor Golez Badminton Fiesta Cup

on Fri, 11/18/2016

One hundred seventy eight badminton players from all over the province saw action in the 1st Cong. Albee and Mayor Mark Badminton Fiesta Cup held on November 12 and 13 at the Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center in Silay City.

Silay City Mayor Mark Golez take time to pose with the players.*

Cong. Albee Joins Public Consultation on Malogo River Irrigation Project

on Wed, 10/26/2016

Recognizing the vital role of irrigation in agricultural development, Cong. Albee Benitez joined the Public Scoping Session for the Malogo River Irrigation Project conducted by the National Irrigation Administration together with the Schema Konsult, Inc. last October 21, 2016 at the Natalio Velez Sports & Cultural Center in Silay City.

The Malogo Irrigation Project involving a 2.0 meters diversion dam to be built in Barangay Kapitan Ramon in Silay City is projected to benefit 8,625 hectares of irrigable area covering five barangays in Silay (Hawaiian, E. Lopez, Guinhalaran, Lantad, Bagtic) and six barangays in E.B. Magalona (Alicante, Cudangdang, Mantaangan, Pasil, Sto. Niño, Tanza).

Sen. Bam, Cong. Albee Visit Murcia

on Fri, 10/21/2016

Bringing government closer to people and the people closer to government.

This was the case when Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino and Congressman Alfredo “Albee” Benitez visited Barangay Alegria in Murcia yesterday (October 20) for a dialogue at the Alegria Elementary School to get a first hand brief of the state of the public elementary and high schools in the area.

Sen. Bam Aquino and Cong. Albee Benitez, 3rd District-Negros Occ. at the Alegria Elementary School in Barangay Alegria, Murcia - in a dialogue with municipal, barangay and school representatives while inspecting classrooms.*