E.B. Magalona News

Korean firm donates solar streetlights, panels to EBM

Published on Sunstar Bacolod
Friday, September 01, 2017

KOREAN company Novotech donated solar-powered streetlights and solar panels to E.B. Magalona town in Negros Occidental recently.

Mayor Marvin Malacon said Thursday, August 31, the old name of E.B. Magalona, which is Saravia, sounds similar to “Asaravia” which means “happy” in Korean.

Ugyon Saraviahanon Photo

NOCHP covers 7,067 EB Magalona families

Published on The Visayan Daily Star
August 14, 2017

The provincial government of Negros Occidental continues to provide comprehensive health care to Negrenses, with 7,067 families in EB Magalona having been added to its list of recipients.

Barangay Captain Rio Jemella welcomes the NOCHP staff during the distribution of heath cards to 628 of her constituents in Brgy Consing, EB Magalona.*

Cong. Albee Benitez Reaching Out to Informal Settler Families in EB Magalona, Metro 3rd

Focusing on the other “H” in his  METRO 3RD ASENSO –IHELP (infrastructure-health & housing-education & environment-livelihood-policy) PROGRAM, Congressman Alfredo Benitez  initiated an inventory of informal settler families (ISF) and a review of the various housing programs of local government units in the Third District.

EB Magalona Mayor Marvin Malacon and Marie June Castro in an informal huddle with Barangay Poblacion 3 punong barangay Alan Alejandrino and his kagawads Jason Derla. Faustino Villarosa, Ronnel Mogul, Leah Esponilla and Roberto Segura.  Around 1.2 hectares in Purok Tondo in Poblacion 3 have been identified for titling for ISFs as they now work to organize a homeowners association to comply with the conversion requirements.

EB Magalona gains bared

Published on The Visayan Daily Star
July 5, 2017

Neophyte politician Marvin Malacon yesterday said there is still a lot to be done for EB Magalona, a year after being in office as the town mayor.

But Malacon said they have accomplished a lot, especially in the delivery of efficient basic social services, collection of taxes, as well as modest gains in the aspect of education, infrastructure, environment, health, among others.

Due to the efficient collection of business and real property taxes, fees and charges as well as economic enterprise, they collected P21,317, 386.32 in taxes, which exceeded their target of collection of P15 million, he added.

In terms of infrastructure, Malacon said they were able to secure the town public plaza by enclosing it with a perimeter fence, concreting of roads within the poblacion, construction of covered court, crisis center, mini rice mill, day care center and video board, communal toilet, hand washing facilities, terminal for tricycle , putting up of potable water system and ATM in front of the municipal hall.

Under social services, the municipal government provided medical and burial assistance to indigent families of the town, and provided vehicles for teachers as well as vendors in the upland areas to transport their products to the poblacion.

The municipal government also facilitated the availment of residential patent program to 97 residents of Brgy. Tomongtong, EB Magalona, which was conferred with a Gold Seal of Good Local Environmental Governance, Malacon said.

Neg. Occ. PENRO distributes 200 titles to boost agriculture

June 27, 2017
The Visayan Daily Star

The Negros Occidental Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office distributed around 200 original land titles this month to boost agricultural activities and provide permanent residences to Negrenses in small villages, PENRO-OIC Edgardo Rostata said yesterday.

Rostata said the distribution of the original land titles is under the HandogTitulo program of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, through the administrative titling of the agency funded through the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program.

Talisay, EB Magalona frontrunners in Albee Cup Inter-LGU tournament

June 21, 2017
The Visayan Daily Star

Team Talisay remains a force to reckon with as they dominate the basketball and men’s volleyball, while the E.B. Magalona women’s volleyball teams surged to the top during the 4th weekend of the 3rd Albee Cup Inter-LGU Tournament hosted by E.B. Magalona.

EB Magalona team with Mayor Marvin Malacon and Dr. Francisco Benitez (3rd and 4th from left).*

Silay men’s spikers suffered twin losses to EBM and Talisay in volleyball games held at the Barangay Tabigue Covered Court. In the women’s category, EBM beat Victorias but the latter bounced back with a win against Silay.

Handog Titulo at EB Magalona, Negros Occidental

Negros Daily Bulletin
Tue, 06/13/2017

Courtesy of Jojo Garcia Vargas

The Municipality of EB Magalona opened its 9th Provincial Environment Month Celebration by the Distribution of 97 Residential and 8 Special Patents to the residents of Brgy. Tumuntong, EB Magalona for the Handog Titulo Program of DENR. Spearheaded by Municipal Mayor Marvin Malacon, ENRO Jojo Garcia Vargas, PENRO Edgardo M. Rostata, CENR Officer of Bago City Concordio Remoroza and Pemo Negros Occidental represented by Luisa Tutor.

EB Magalona gets P6.4M in projects

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Visayan Daily Star
Source: http://www.visayandailystar.com/2017/May/09/businessnews4.htm

The municipality of EB Magalona got P6.4 million worth of projects from the Department of Agriculture and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Mayor Marvin Malacon announced yesterday.

* Photo: Visayan Daily Star/Gilbert Bayoran. Click here to see more photos.

Malacon said the DA, assisted by the municipal government officials, distributed P3.5 million worth of palay and corn drier to farmers in Brgy. San Isidro, EB Magalona, that he expects to boost their production and help uplift their lives.