Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., yesterday shot back at critics of the proposed Japanese-backed ship recycling project in Hinobaan town, some five hours away from this capital city of Bacolod.
Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (center) together with Board Members Salvador Escalante, Jr. and Samson Mirhan (1st and 4th from left) check on the firefighting supplies and equipment donated by the Firefighters for Christ to the Provincial Govern-ment of Negros Occ. at the Capitol, yesterday. With them is Provincial Disaster Management Program Division Head, Zeaphard Caelian (right).*(Capitol photo by Richard Malihan)