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Negros

(nā`grōs), island (1990 pop. 3,182,252), 4,905 sq mi (12,704 sq km), one of the Visayan Islands, 4th largest of the Philippines, between Panay and Cebu. Although mountainous (Mt. Canloan, a volcano, rises to c.8,088 ft/2,465 m), Negros has extensive arable lowlands; they are intensively cultivated and densely populated. Negros is the sugar center of the Philippines. Two thirds of the nation's sugarcane is grown there, and sugar processing is a major industry; paper products are made from sugarcane residue. Rice, coconuts, bananas, and corn are also grown. The island has a lumber industry and copper and coal deposits.

Negros

 

an island in the central Philippines. Area, 12,700 sq km. Population (including neighboring islands), 2,300,000 (1970). The island is primarily mountainous, with a maximum elevation of 2,460 m (the Canlaon volcano). The fertile plains of the west and northwest are composed mostly of volcanic soils. The island has a subequatorial monsoonal climate. Evergreen tropical forests grow in the mountains and savannas on the plains. Sugarcane is the chief agricultural product; rice and corn are also grown. Lumber is exported, and there are deposits of copper (Sipolay) and sulfur. The cities of Bacolod and San Carlos are located on Negros.

Negros

an island of the central Philippines, one of the Visayan Islands. Capital: Bacolod. Pop.: 3 168 000 (1990 est.). Area: 12 704 sq. km (4904 sq. miles)
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38, Series of 2017 issued by President Rodrigo Duterte on August 09, 2017, revoking EO 183 which created Negros Island Region, the new Wage Order already included Negros Occidental.
The 12th Negros Island Organic Farmers' Festival which was held from 22-25 November 2017 at the Provincial Capitol Grounds generated a total sales of P1,649,330.
which is located on Negros Island 10 km Northwest of Dumaguete City.
Antonio Tumnog, commanding officer of the 1st Negros Island Geographical Battalion, said 12 New People's Army rebels took the cellular phones of the quarry site employees before blowing up a backhoe, owned by Barangay Councilor Raquel Siguero, using an improvised explosive device.
Frank Carbon pointed out that the abolition of the NIR should not be a hindrance to the full development of the Negros Island.
TSE:IPJ) Pursuit announces that it has closed the previously announced joint venture agreement relating to the development of the Hinoba-an deposit on Negros Island, the Republic of the Philippines, with Tequila Copper Corporation.
If Vice President Leni Robredo had her way, she would go preserving the Negros Island Region (NIR) for the benefit of the people from these provinces rather than reverting it back into two separate regions.
Out of 45 schools that participated in the Negros Island Battle of the Brains (BOTB) quiz bee, five schools will face-off during the Grand Finals on September 5 at Robinsons Place, Dumaguete City.
183 creating the Negros Island Region (NIR), the Department of Tourism (DOT) said.
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAY 1, 1995--INTERNATIONAL PURSUIT(TSE: IPJ) Pursuit announces that it has closed the previously announced joint venture agreement relating to the development of the Hinoba-an deposit on Negros Island, the Republic of the Philippines, with Tequila Copper Corporation.
No one was reported hurt but the roads were currently inaccessible to all types of vehicles due to the debris from the landslide, said Vicente Omandam, senior manager of the EDC's Negros Island Geothermal Business Unit.
Bacolod City is the most populous city in Negros island region and the second most populous city in Visayas after Cebu City.