Region Archive

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Homonhon, Manicani Is. nurse wounds of mining

Manicani and Homonhon islands in the central Philippines offer rich history surrounded by virgin coastlines. But beneath the beauty lie mining areas that have altered the landscape, according to an ABS-CBN News report by Mark Saludes.

April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
Leyte prov'l police have new director

The Leyte Police Provincial Office (LPPO) has a new director, Senior Superintendent Norberto Tuazon, who took over the post from Senior Superintendent Franco Simborio.

By Primo A. Cayubit April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
For building permits: City Engineer's Office denies 'under the table' transactions

The Dumaguete City Engineer’s Office had denied insinuations from a city councilor about alleged “under the table” considerations for an applicant to secure a building permit on time.

By Juancho R. Gallarde April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
Going to work in Zamboanga? 77 men intercepted at Dumaguete Port DOLE finds cause for illegal recruitment

Port police intercepted 77 men from Hinobaan town of Negros Occidental, on two busloads, at the Dumaguete port Thursday afternoon as they were scheduled to depart on board a Shuttle Ferry to Zamboanga.

By Judy Flores Partlow April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Woman from Cebu nabbed for estafa, posing as incoming PRO-18 director

Members of the Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office (NORPPO) on Wednesday arrested a 33-year-old woman for eleven counts of estafa back in Butuan City of Agusan del Norte and Bogo City of Cebu, and for allegedly misrepresenting herself as a 'police general.'

By Juancho R. Gallarde April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Anti-gambling NIR police director denies favoritism

Chief Superintendent Renato Gumban, director of the Police Regional Office-18 (Negros Island Region), debunked claims of practicing "favoritism" in the police campaign against illegal gambling.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
More Negros LGUs back Coke boycott

The municipal government of EB Magalona town has joined the list of local governments in Negros Occidental that are supporting the move to ban Coca-Cola products in the province.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
In Southern Leyte; 8 hurt in truck-van collision

Eight people, including two policemen, were injured after a commuter van collided with a delivery truck at Barangay Panan-Awan in Maasin City on Wednesday, according to a report from ABS-CBN News yesterday.

April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
As lot owners cede to government; Dumaguete’s road project nears completion

A diversion road project—to connect the outskirts villages of Junob, Cantil-e and Bajumpandan in Dumaguete City—will soon be completed after two homeowners have finally agreed to cede a portion of their property in favor of the government.

By Judy Flores Partlow April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
American forces arrive in Guiuan for Balikatan

American forces the other day have started to arrive in Guiuan, Eastern Samar for the RP-US joint military exercise or Balikatan, which will be done for the first time in this Pacific coastal town that was devastated by typhoon Yolanda in 2013.

By Miriam Garcia Desacada April 27, 2017 - 12:00am