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To find “missing submarine”: RV Petrel back in Ormoc Bay

The research vessel, RV Petrel, is back in Ormoc Bay to find a submarine said to have been sunk in the area in World War II which they did not find in their December expedition.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
IBP for Con-Con, not Con-Ass

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines says that any proposed revision to the Philippine Constitution should be done by “a more circumspect” Constitutional Convention and “not by an overweening” Constituent Assembly.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Groundbreaking for water plant

A simple groundbreaking ceremony for the P40-million clarifying plant at the Ahag Filtration Gallery here, seen to solve the city’s water woes, was held here recently.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Degamo back as governor

Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo is officially back as governor after the expiration of his 90-day preventive suspension issued by the Sandiganbayan and after securing a Temporary Restraining Order from the Court of Appeals.

By Juancho R. Gallarde January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
One kilo of shabu seized

A high-value target in Negros Oriental fell into the hands of the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit headed by Senior Inspector Armel Von Alegria and the Special Operations Group (SOG) with more or less one kilogram of suspected shabu with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board value of P11.8 million, and a street value of P7 million.

By Juancho R. Gallarde January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Leyte vice gov says: Legislators are free to practice profession

Leyte Vice Governor Carlo Loreto, a lawyer by profession and the vice president of the League of Vice Governors of the Philippines (LVGP), reiterated to his members that there is no need for legislators to ask for permission from anybody to practice their respective professions.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
14 towns affected: Leyte floods kill 1

Fourteen towns in this province have been affected by heavy rains for the past three days, a report from the Leyte Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, based in this town, said here today.

By Primo A. Cayubit January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Gomez mulls buying seeds with P300T Chamber donation

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (PCCI) has donated P300,000 to Ormoc City to help the victims of typhoon Urduja last December.

January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Tourism issues raised: Dolphin-watching in Bohol ‘chaotic’

“The dolphin-watching tours off Panglao Island turned chaotic over the weekend for a few of nature's quiet-loving aquatic mammals as tourists chased them for personal delight and excitement.”

By Ric V. Obedencio January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Ati-Atihan Festival 2018 pays tribute to Mindanao

The 2018 Kalibo Sto. Niño Ati-Atihan Festival version pays tribute to Mindanao and its people, its organizers said on Friday.

January 14, 2018 - 12:00am