Region Archive

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Yolanda holiday pros, antis clash

The issue on whether the commemoration of Yolanda should be declared a "holiday" has polarized netizens hereabouts, especially with the late night (November 7) release of  Malacañang's declaring November 8 a "special non-working day" but only in Tacloban City.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea November 9, 2017 - 12:00am
CESAFI bootfest resumes with crucial double-header today

The tertiary football action of the 2017 Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (CESAFI) season will resume today, with the defending champion University of San Carlos (USC) hoping to end its elimination round campaign with a bang when it takes on the University of the Visayas (UV) at the Cebu City Sports Center.

By Caecent No-ot Magsumbol November 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Cinco de Noviembre rites Forty-five centenarians honored

The Negros Occidental provincial government on Sunday marked the Cinco de Noviembre celebration by honoring six outstanding Negrenses, and 45 Negrense centenarians.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran November 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Short circuit anew; Fire destroys building

Another fire incident, the third in three days, erupted Monday evening , destroying a portion of the three-storey Sanson Building at corner Rizal and Mapa Streets at the City Proper district in Iloilo City.

By Jennifer P. Rendon November 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Leyte, Samar mark 4th Yolanda tragedy

Thousands of people in Leyte and Samar who survived the devastation of super typhoon Yolanda four years ago will be joining the commemoration rites today (Nov. 8), in Tacloban City and nearby town of Palo, the most devastated areas during that tragedy.

By Miriam Garcia Desacada November 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Cop ‘addicted’ to cockfight gambling hangs self dead

A 40-year-old policeman of Estancia town in Iloilo died Sunday morning due to apparent suicide, which investigators surmised to have been driven by his financial woes caused by his ‘addiction’ to cockfight gambling.

By Jennifer P. Rendon November 7, 2017 - 12:00am
10 candidates vie for Miss Dumaguete 2017 crown

Ten women will be contesting for the Miss Dumaguete 2017 crown in this yearly beauty pagenat, which is part of Dumaguete City’s annual fiesta celebration in November.

By Syril G. Repe November 7, 2017 - 12:00am
Ormoc remembers 1991 killer flood

City officials on Sunday led the annual commemoration of the flash flood that killed an estimated 8,000 people on November 5, 1991.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea November 7, 2017 - 12:00am
2 get P200K reward for leads in capturing of 2 NPA leaders

Two informants received P100,000 each for providing leads to the capture of two national leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines- New People’s Army last month in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran November 7, 2017 - 12:00am
Federal party head says: Several provinces now ready for revolutionary government

Several provinces in the country are now ready for a revolutionary government, according to lawyer Joel Obar, founder of the People’s Solidarity Federal Party who also believed that time is now running out for President Rodrigo Duterte to establish the federal form of government.

By Juancho R. Gallarde November 5, 2017 - 12:00am