Region Archive

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BFP-Iloilo finds flaws in fire code compliance by 5 BPO companies

The Bureau of Fire Protection-Iloilo City, in its latest routine inspection, found this early five of more than 40 business process outsourcing (BPO) companies in the city to be deficient in compliance of the Fire Code of the Philippines.

By Jennifer P. Rendon January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Ana Capri
Big movies in 2018 from progressive film outfit

There’s no stopping BG Productions International in making movies. And we mean, big movies, to be handled by award-winning directors. No less than Ms. Baby Go, the CEO of BG Productions, announced the upcoming projects of her progressive film outfit for 2018.

STAR CIRCUIT By Ricky Calderon January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Pro-6 in 2018: War vs illegal drugs still priority

The anti-illegal drug campaign will still be one of the top priorities of the Police Regional Office-6 in 2018, according to its regional director, Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag.

By Jennifer P. Rendon January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
SRA upbeat on TRAIN effect: Beverage firms to use local sugar over HFCS

Administrator Hermenegildo Serafica, of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA), said he is happy about the TRAIN (Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion) Law, and its benefits to the country’s ailing sugar industry.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Dumaguete can now push its sanitary landfill project

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Region 7 had released its assessment report on the proposed sanitary landfill (SLF) in Dumaguete City, which shows the project passed the requirements and can be carried out.

By Juancho R. Gallarde January 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Ex-cop killed in drug buy-bust operations

A former member of the Philippine National Police Batch 2007 was gunned down Tuesday evening when he attempted to shoot it out with police operatives during a buy-bust operation in Dumaguete City.

By Juancho R. Gallarde January 11, 2018 - 12:00am
At Napolcom-8

Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido was a no-show in the hearing of the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) in Tacloban City yesterday morning regarding the case filed against him by Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea January 11, 2018 - 12:00am
For Naval (Biliran) diocese; New bishop to flock: ‘I will walk with you’

Monsignor Rex Ramirez was ordained yesterday as the new bishop, during an episcopal ordination rites held at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lord’s Configuration in Palo, Leyte.

By Eileen Nazareno Ballesteros January 10, 2018 - 12:00am
3 Bacolod City cops dismissed from service

Three police officers assigned in Bacolod City were dismissed from the service for “misappropriation of their issued firearms.”

By Gilbert P. Bayoran January 10, 2018 - 12:00am
8 Dumaguete LGU workers found positive of drug use

Seven job order employees and a regular employee of the Dumaguete City government, after a random test, was found positive of using illegal drugs.

By Juancho R. Gallarde January 10, 2018 - 12:00am