Important Announcement

Scheduled power service interruption April 16, 2016

NORECO II regrets to inform you that there will be a scheduled power service interruption on April 16, 2016 (Saturday), from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Areas that will be affected:    From Napacao and Tayak in Siaton to Mayabon, Antulang Beach Resort, Lutoban, Poblacion Zamboanguita, Mag-abo and Malatapay in … Read the full article…




DSWD core programs benefit more than 200,000 families in NIR

April 27, 2016 News

By Leandria P. Pagunsan DUMAGUETE CITY, April 22 (PIA) — Two core programs of Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will benefit more than 200,000 poor families in Negros Island Region (NIR). Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) and Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and Sustainable … Read the full article…

President Aquino cancels visit to Negros Oriental to inaugurate multi-million road network in Negros Oriental

April 27, 2016 News

President Benigno Simeon Aquino III has called off his visit to Negros Oriental on Wednesday due to pressing matters at the nation’s capital, according to the Philippine Information Agency here. Earlier, the president’s advance party who arrived since Monday had conduced ocular inspection at the site in Pamplona, Negros Oriental … Read the full article…

Environment advocates seek another public consultation on proposed EDC expansion project

April 27, 2016 News

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Negros Oriental has received a request from environmental advocates for another public consultation or public hearing on the proposed expansion project of the Energy Development Corporation (EDC). The EDC had earlier conducted a public hearing, alongside the DENR, for its proposed … Read the full article…

Labor Day activities set; 15,000 jobs available

April 26, 2016 News

At least 15,000 jobs are up for grabs in the Negros Island Region (NIR), comprising the provinces of Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental, as the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) girds up for this year’s 114th Labor Day celebration on May 1, Sunday. In Negros Oriental, several activities have been lined … Read the full article…

DENR reports 1.836 hectares of protected area razed by fire

April 26, 2016 News

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Negros Oriental has reported that close to two hectares of land, to include small pockets of natural forest, were razed by the fire last week at the protected area of the Balinsasayao Twin Lakes in Sibulan town. Provincial Environment and Natural … Read the full article…