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 Valencia, Negros Oriental - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Valencia is a municipality in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines.
Valencia occupies an area of approximately 150 km², located 9.4 km west of the provincial capital, Dumaguete.
In 1856 it was renamed to Nueva Valencia by Spanish colonizers, in honor of its parish priest Fr.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Valencia,_Negros_Oriental   (443 words)

 Negros Oriental Agricultural Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Negros Oriental is classified as a 1st class province.
The transport network in Negros Oriental is largely based on system of roads, seaports and airports that link to the provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor, Negros Oriental and other points in the visayas.
Negros Oriental has a combined livestock and poultry population of 1,809,193 heads in 1998.
www.cvis.net.ph /da7/negros.html   (1019 words)

 Greening in Valencia, Negros Oriental , Philippines Travel Stories - Lakbay Pilipinas
The land area of 7,716 sq km is a treasury of greenery, beautiful with Mt. Talinis or Cuernos de Negros (Horns of Negros) as backdrop.
Sixty-five percent of Valencia is actually mountain terrain and thirty-five percent is rolling plains and the rest is used for agriculture, which is the main livelihood of the people.
And here one can really savor Negros Oriental’s favorite snack: budbod kabog, a kind of suman made from glutinous rice and coconut milk and wrapped in banana leaves, which is dipped in hot chocolate and eaten with slices of ripe mangoes.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /articles/greening_in_valencia.html   (1971 words)

 Sun.Star Dumaguete - Valencia eyed electronics capital of RP
VALENCIA, Negros Oriental -- Valencia town may well soon be the electronics capital of the Philippines after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo cited the municipality for its potential to attract investors in the semi-conductor awareness business during her State of the Nation Address (Sona) last July 24.
"Valencia, Oriental Negros could attract semiconductor firms with power rates subsidized by the geothermal field of Palinpinon," the President said in her Sona.
Valencia is enjoying power subsidy as a result of royalties from the Philippine National Oil Corporation (PNOC) since three of its barangays play host to PNOC's geothermal plants, namely Puhagan, Mala-unay, and Caidiocan.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/dum/2006/08/03/bus/valencia.eyed.electronics.capital.of.rp.html   (395 words)

Venezuela: Valencia, Carabobo, capital of the state of Carabobo.
Valencia (province), a province in that autonomous community.
Kingdom of Valencia, a historical name of the modern autonomous community.
www.oobdoo.com /wikipedia/?title=Valencia   (184 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Negros Oriental   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On the southeastern contingent of the Negros Island lies the province of Negros Oriental.
Surrounded by Negros Occidental on the north, Tanon Strait and Cebu province on the east, Panay on the west and Sulu Sea on the south.
The Negros Cebuanos are proud of their rich cultural custom and their rampant cry for fun.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/negrosori.php   (414 words)

 DAILY STAR: Negros Oriental
Valencia, Negros Oriental loaned out P1 million to the members of the Valencia Integrated Vegetable Growers Multi-purpose Cooperative at the session hall of the Valencia Sangguniang Bayan, Wednesday.
The Vice Mayor's League of Negros Oriental will implement projects related to tourism, agriculture and environment in about 10 towns and cities in the province.
A Negros Oriental Regional Trial Court acquitted a suspect charged for violation of the dangerous drug act for lack of evidence.
www.visayandailystar.com /2003/August/29/negoriental.htm   (210 words)

 About Negros Oriental Province, Philippines
Negros Oriental offers you the opportunity to commune with nature, undisturbed.
Situated on the plains of the southeastern coast, Dumaguete City is bounded on the north by the municipality of Sibulan, on the west by the Mindanao Sea, Valencia on the southeast, and Bacong on the south.
Nestled within, the Balwarte Rocks and Negros Oriental Marine Conservation Park, with its spectacular coral gardens and marvelous marine life, are consistent crowd drawers.
www.islandsaccommodations.com /places/negros.htm   (835 words)

 Oriental Negros ICT-Power
These facilities are located in the interior town of Valencia, which is adjacent to Dumaguete City.
Geothermal power from Valencia is distributed by the NPC to two (2) electric cooperatives (Negros Oriental Electric Cooperatives I and II), which are mandated by law to implement the rural electrification program in the province.
The coverage area has an estimated 126,165 households in 2000, spread over 272 barangays with a land area of 3,181.25 square kilometers or nearly 59 per cent of the total area of the province.
www.investoriental.com /ICT-Power.html   (512 words)

 DAILY STAR: Negros Oriental
VALENCIA, Negros Oriental - About 85 to 90 percent of the energy consumption of power consumers here will be fully subsidized beginning next month, after the Sangguniang Bayan recently approved an ordinance increasing the power subsidy extended by the municipality.
There are about 4,300 electric consumers in Valencia and Olasiman said 85 to 90 percent of them are consuming not more than P600 worth of electricity.
A Negros Oriental Regional Trial Court has convicted another drug pusher for violation of the Dangerous Drug Act.
www.visayandailystar.com /2003/August/12/negoriental.htm   (222 words)

 Sun.Star Dumaguete - Negros Oriental boosts image as 'seat of power'
THE province of Negros Oriental reinforced its image as the "seat of power" of Western and Central Visayas with the inauguration Wednesday by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of the P1.7 billion Palinpinon 2 Nasulo expansion geothermal project in the town of Valencia.
Nasulo, a sitio of geothermal source-rich Barangay Puhagan in the inland municipality of Valencia, is 35 kilometers away from Dumaguete City.
Valencia's electric subsidy is shaved off from 80 percent of the multi-million-royalty tax from PNOC-EDC.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/dum/2005/08/29/news/negros.oriental.boosts.image.as.seat.of.power..html   (780 words)

 Negros Oriental
ONCE again, the province of Negros Oriental won an award after it was selected by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Galing Pook Foundation as one of the 10 outstanding local governments in the country.
Negros Oriental, according to Austere Panadero, managing trustee of Galing Pook Foundation, in his letter to Governor George Arnaiz, said the province is one of the 10 outstanding local governments cited for their pioneering efforts on the localization and substantial accomplishments to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Lemence said that among the few graduates of the academy who come from Oriental Negros are Jeremiah Tagle, Arvin Hubert Yap and Capt. Allan Tingabngab, all of whom are now working overseas and enjoying the lucrative profession that is the marine merchant industry.
www.visayas.wowphilippines.com /negrosoriental   (1802 words)

 Oriental Negros Place to See & Things to Do
A trekking area for the adventurous, Oriental Negros watershed with trees, giant ferns and lush greenery has scenic areas, and then unfolds the astoundingly serene lakes with its fish stocks.
In the center of mountains this placid lake as though located in the center of a cauldron fish abound and crossing by banca is a pleasant experience.
A half day trek up Mt. Talinis in Valencia brings you to either one of the mirror clear lakes in the Mt. Talinis area where you may camp, swim or catch carp, tilapia and other fish in the lake surrounded by trees.
www.southtravels.com /asia/philippines/orientaltours/placetosee.html   (1666 words)

 Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental - Page 3 - SkyscraperCity
Valencia town has become the third municipality in Oriental Negros to be reclassified into a first class municipality.
Valencia has also been declared the leading financial performer among the 122 municipalities in Region 7 by the Commission on Audit, beating Naga of Cebu and Talibon, Bohol.
Balinsasayao and Danao Twin Lakes, which are in barangay Villanueva, Sibulan, Negros Oriental, are a haven of pristine flora and fauna.
www.skyscrapercity.com /showthread.php?t=306989&page=3   (1705 words)

 Electricity almost free for Negros town residents - Aug. 16, 2003
VALENCIA, Negros Oriental -- The residents of this geothermal-rich town are lucky.
Starting next month, some 85 to 90 percent of the 4,300 electric consumers of Valencia will receive full subsidy for their power consumption.
The Local Government Code also requires that 80 percent of the share will be used solely for lowering the cost of electricity and the remaining 20 percent for developmental projects.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/aug/16/reg_5-1.htm   (313 words)

 "Second Annual Mount Talinis and Twin Lakes Youth Environmental Camp" - Mountain Forum Calendar
Its main objective is to educate the youth of Valencia with regards to their surrounding environment.
With the knowledge and skills attained by the OSY they will be able to implement environmentally friendly projects of their own such as recycling and small-scale agriculture.
The YEC is a collaboration between the Center for Tropical Conservation Studies at Silliman University (CENTROP) and the U.S. Peace Corps.
www.mtnforum.org /calendar/events/0204yeca.htm   (694 words)

 Foundation University
Currently, he is the first Vice-Chairman of the Negros Oriental-Siquijor Council, BSP and Professional Lecturer in the College of Law and Graduate School of Silliman University.
Maxino was born on January 7,1962 in Ayungon, Negros Oriental.
At present she holds the position of President and Chairman of the Board, Belciña Pawnshops in Negros Oriental and is a very successful franchise Manager of Avon Cosmetics.
www.foundationu.com /halls.php   (1477 words)

 New road brings hope, new life to Negros towns - May 04, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Now governor of Negros Oriental, Arnaiz recounted how, on many occasions, people had to make their own way into these mountains whenever he visited the interior barangays between Valencia and Sibulan towns due west of Dumaguete City.
On hand to personally thank the landowners was PNOC-EDC chairman Sergio Apostol, who said their road project is a symbol of their company's commitment and support to the province of Negros Oriental, which hosts two geothermal facilities in Palinpinon, Valencia town.
A vast forested area of the towns of Valencia, Sibulan, Bacong and Dauin fall under the 33,000-hectare PNOC reservation area and the new road will also enable PNOC-EDC employees to better guard the forests.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/may/04/reg_4-1.htm   (402 words)

 Welcome to Oriental Negros Agriculture
Welcome to Negros Oriental, a province in the heart of the Philippine archipelago; welcome to the countryside.
Here the earth is mostly fertile and well watered, the landscape is mostly green, and the air is mostly quiet.
The high antimicrobial content of the oil, known as monolaurin is that same as that in human mother's milk that protects infants from infectious illnesses.
agribizoriental.com   (127 words)

 Southern Asia-Pacific Division || News Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
SIBULON, NEGROS ORIENTAL – If we fail to see beyond our circumstances, we fail to see through hope, Jonathan C. Catolico, communication director of the Adventist church for the Southern Asia-Pacific region, challenged the participants of the first Adventist communications and media relations seminar in Negros Oriental in Central Philippines.
SIBULAN, NEGROS ORIENTAL – After 21 years of praying for her husband to join her church, finally, the day came when her prayers were answered.
This event took place during the first camp meeting organized by the Adventist church in Negros Oriental-Siquijor region of Central Philippines, April 6-10, at the camp ground of Mountain View Childhaven Foundation, Incorporated, East Balabag, Valencia, Negros Oriental.
www.ssd.org /news/apr1505.html   (1006 words)

 Summer camp teaches environmentalism - May 29, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Other teenagers were having the time of their lives immersing themselves in the natural swimming pool nestled in a thick forest of Barangay (village) Sogongon, Valencia, Negros Oriental.
For many of them, especially those coming from the urban areas, this would be the first time they saw up close the real working environment of their fathers.
In Negros Oriental, the PNOC generates some 190 megawatts from four geothermal wells situated solely in Valencia town.
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/may/29/reg_6-1.htm   (481 words)

 DAILY STAR: Negros Oriental
One group demanded P15 billion as compensation for the lands allegedly taken from them that denied them the use of the property for the past years.
of Valencia, Oriental Negros said he has welcome President Gloria Arroyo's vision of making his town a potential electronic hub, specifically in the semi-conductor business that will generate more jobs and boost its economy.
In her State-of-the-Nation Address delivered Monday, Arroyo announced that Valencia could attract semiconductor firms with power rates subsidized by the geothermal field of Palimpinon.
www.visayandailystar.com /2006/July/29/negoriental.htm   (273 words)

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The club donates one sack of rice and one sack of corn estimated to cost around P1,700 to the FRIENDSHIP HOME ORPHANAGE in Valencia, Negros, Oriental.
There were also games and gifts given to the children.
* Meeting with PNP Col. Pepito Banzon and company to brief the club on the current situation of "DRUGS" in the city and the Province of Negros Oriental.
members.tripod.com /~Metro_Dumaguete_Lion/activities.html   (386 words)

 Negros, Philippines - Hans & Nenita's Malatapay Beach Resort - Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For those of you who like a hike once in a while, there are also many opportunities to do so.
To give you some idea of what Negros Oriental has to offer, here is an incomplete listing of places to visit:
You might have wondered where Hans is sticking his feet.
www.negrosbeach.com /nature.html   (173 words)

 Oriental Negros Buglas News Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ORIENTAL NEGROS’ BIGGEST FESTIVAL—the Buglasan Festival of Festivals-formally kicked off to a grand start last Friday with a peek at the first Buglasan Festival held 25 years ago at Foundation University.
A chartered city in the south has been able to produce bio-diesel fuel which can run light vehicles and could possibly sell it in commercial quantities at P35 per liter, but first, to fuel its LGU vehicles which consume 3000 liters of diesel everyday.
Oriental Negros to Have Own Coffee Brand Nixes
www.buglas.com   (208 words)

 WAPA Renewable Resources Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo invited power intensive industries to invest or relocate in Valencia, Negros Oriental and enjoy a 50 percent subsidy of their electricity costs.
The 192-MW Palinpinon I and II geothermal field in Valencia town ranks fourth in the country in installed capacity.
In response to the country's desire to avoid harmful gases from oil, the Dutch government offered to buy credits equal to the Philippines' estimated avoided carbon dioxide emission from the Nasulo project of 40,000 tons per year at $5.6 per ton or a total of $224,000 per year for 10 years.
www.wapa.gov /es/greennews/2005/aug2905.htm   (6703 words)

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