Region Archive

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Mabilog’s dismissal draws sadness from foes, allies

Allies and even those on the other side of the political fence expressed despondence over the order of the Office of the Ombudsman dismissing Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog.

By Jennifer P. Rendon October 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Hospital in Ormoc readies protocol against hospital-acquired infection

The Ormoc District Hospital, together with the Navotas City Hospital, is now working to come up with a manual or protocol to combat Hospital-Acquired Infection (HAI), which is preventable but could be deadly if ignored.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea October 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Negros Cares campaign launched

The Negros Occidental provincial government is now leading the Negros Cares campaign to raise funds to help in the rehabilitation of Marawi City, which was devastated by the 5-month war between government troops and the ISIS-inspired Maute terrorist group.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran October 28, 2017 - 12:00am
RTC judge notes PDEA in anti-drug drive not feasible

Leaving the anti-drugs campaign to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Administration (PDEA) was not a good idea because the job requires a lot of resources, personnel and intelligence operatives, which the agency is lacking of, according to Judge Rosendo Bandal Jr. of the Regional Trial Court-branch 34.

By Juancho R. Gallarde October 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Bohol PNP probes into fake peso bills

Bohol policemen are now investigating how counterfeit peso bills had reached some small stores in Tagbilaran City undetected.

By Michael Ortega Ligalig October 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Calbayog household attacked Farmer, his daughter killed; barangay execs named suspects

A family of three at a remote mountain barangay in Calbayog City, Samar was attacked by armed men in broad daylight last Monday, resulting in the death of the farmer and his daughter, with his wife later found in critical condition at a hospital.

By Miriam Garcia Desacada October 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Macias says no major changes in Capitol

Negros Oriental acting Governor Edward Mark Macias, in a meeting with department heads on Monday, promised that he will not do major changes in the present set-up of the provincial government.

By Juancho R. Gallarde October 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Until October 27 Buglasan Festival activities extended

Activities of the 2017 Buglasan Festival was officially extended for five days, or up to Friday (October 27), after the Negros Oriental Provincial Board approved a resolution authorizing acting Governor Edward Mark Macias to issue the declaration.

By Juancho R. Gallarde October 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Duterte warns public of terrorists’ retaliation

President Rodrigo Duterte, after declaring the liberation of Marawi from the clutches of ISIS-inspired Maute group, had warned the people of possible retaliatory attacks from terrorists.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran October 24, 2017 - 12:00am
From Marawi; 200 soldiers of 8th ID back home to EV

At least 200 soldiers of the 82nd Reconnaissance Battalion of the Philippine Army's 8th Infantry Division arrived Tacloban City on Sunday afternoon from a 5-month battle against the ISIS-backed Maute terrorists in Marawi City.

By Miriam Garcia Desacada October 24, 2017 - 12:00am