Region Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
CA issues TRO vs mayor’s dismissal Gilbert P. Bayoran, Correspondent

The Court of Appeals-Visayan Station's 18th Division granted the request for a 60-day temporary restraining order against the dismissal of Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia and nine others.

January 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Brgy councilman gunned down

A barangay councilman and another man were gunned down by still unidentified killers in separate incidents Friday afternoon in La Libertad town of Negros Oriental.

By Syril G. Repe January 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Brgy councilman gunned down

A barangay councilman and another man were gunned down by still unidentified killers in separate incidents Friday afternoon in La Libertad town of Negros Oriental.

By Syril G. Repe January 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Negros Occ Rep. Yap insists innocence on murder charges

Representative Melecio Yap (1st district, Negros Occidental) maintained his innocence against accusations linking him to the so-called extra-judicial killings in Escalante City, Negros Occidental, dismissing these as "politically-motivated."

By Gilbert P. Bayoran January 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Bodies of two 'EJK victims' found in Iloilo

Bodies of two alleged victims of extra-judicial killing (EJK) were found, about 30 kilometers from each other, yesterday morning in Iloilo.

By Jennifer P. Rendon January 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Siquijor solon on justice system reforms: Old revised penal code must be replaced

Siquijor Representative Rav Rocamora has called for a new criminal code to replace the old Revised Penal Code (RPC) or Act No. 3815, contending that the latter has been proven insufficient to address crimes in the modern context.

January 21, 2017 - 12:00am
British national faces arson raps in Dumaguete

Attempted arson charges are being readied against a British national for allegedly starting a fire in one of the rooms of Casa Florencia lodging house along Lower Lukewright Street at Poblacion 1 in Dumaguete City  last night.

By Juancho R. Gallarde January 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Tacloban, pilot site for gov't anti-'5-6' lending program

An affordable loan program will be launched in Tacloban City next week, being one of the three pilot areas nationwide to abolish the so-called "5-6" money lending scheme popularized by Indian nationals in the country.

By Sarwell Q. Meniano January 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Sugar bizmen to Duterte: Stop HFCS importation

“Stop importation of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).”

By Gilbert P. Bayoran January 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Rocamora urges DOT to also showcase lesser-known sites to Miss U candidates

As pageant fever hits the Philippines, Siquijor Representative Rav Rocamora urged the Department of Tourism and the Miss Universe Organization to help in showcasing beautiful but rarely visited provinces and islands in the country to boost tourism.

January 20, 2017 - 12:00am

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