Region Archive

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4 guvs, 22 mayors to discuss Visayan Sea protection, rehab

Four governors in the Visayas and 22 mayors from Cebu, Iloilo, Negros Occidental and Masbate provinces have been scheduled to attend the Visayan Sea Protection Summit to be held on February 16-17 in Cebu.

By Danny B. Dangcalan January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Bizman shot dead by robbers

A 50-year-old businessman was shot to death by four unidentified men in front of his house at 7a.m. Wednesday morning at Brgy. Bagatban in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental.

By Syril G. Repe January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Indie film directors inspire Ilonggo film enthusiasts

Two award-winning Independent (indie) film directors Raymond Red and Jim Libiran the other day conducted a workshop-lecture on film making among Ilonggo film enthusiasts in the city.

By May Joven January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Female NPA rebel yields to military

A 20-year-old female rebel of the New People's Army surrendered recently to Col. William Peñafiel, commander of the 34th Infantry Battalion based in an interior town of San Jose de Buan in Samar.

By Miriam Garcia Desacada January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Negros Occidental floods bring P14.8M losses to agriculture

The floods due to heavy rains that hit Negros Occidental last week have caused damages of over P14.8 million worth of fisheries and rice, according to the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist in its Final Damage report.

By Danny B. Dangcalan January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Muslims to take part in peace-keeping efforts

Different Muslim communities scattered all over Western Visayas, the members of which may reach 8,500, have been tapped to help the police in the maintenance of peace and order in the region.

By Jennifer P. Rendon January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Maltreated OFW returns home

An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from this city was finally back home from Kuwait where she was maltreated by her employer and was even jailed.

By Danny B. Dangcalan January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Coast Guard conducts disaster response training in Hilongos

Four frogmen from the Cebu City-based Coast Guard Special Operations Group arrived in this town, upon the invitation of Mayor Jose Emery Roble, to conduct a 3-day disaster response training, which started yesterday.

By Edgar Allan Vilbar January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Bohol bids for ISO accreditation on environment management system

Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto and Vice Governor Concepcion Lim have joined hands in the provincial government's bid to regain International Standard Organization (ISO) 14001 accreditation of its environmental management system.

By Ric V. Obedencio January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
P.Noy grants amnesty to PDEA-8 head

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-8 regional director Julius Navales yesterday confirmed that President Benigno "P.Noy" Aguino III has finally approved the amnesty application he filed last week.

By B y Miriam Garcia Desacada January 21, 2011 - 12:00am