Region Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
Parents, brothers saw it; Woman, 22, ‘abducted’ from their own house

In the presence of her parents and two brothers, a 22-year-old woman was forcibly taken from their own house in Ajuy town of Iloilo.

By Jennifer P. Rendon September 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Deactivation of PRO-18 set on October 5

The existence of the Police Regional Office-18 (formerly Negros Island Region) is expected to end on October 5.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran September 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Dumaguete LGU begins drive vs unregistered tricycles

The Traffic Management Office of Dumaguete City government had started rounding up drivers of tricycles, known locally as motorcabs-for-hire, for violating city traffic rules and regulations.

By Juancho R. Gallarde September 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Police probe hospital bomb scare

Police are still clueless on the caller—behind Tuesday's bomb scare that sent patients and medical personnel out of a hospital building—who "warned" about an explosive device left inside the facility.

By Michael Ortega Ligalig September 21, 2017 - 12:00am
For linking him to drug trade; Councilor threatens raps vs. police chief

A councilor of La Castellana town said he is contemplating to file charges against a police chief for linking him to the illegal drug trade in Negros Occidental.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran September 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Cops kill brgy councilman, companion in drug bust

A village councilor and his companion were killed by the police in an anti-illegal drugs operation at Barangay Himatagon in St. Bernard town, Southern Leyte Friday evening.

By Miriam Garcia Desacada September 19, 2017 - 12:00am
After visiting jailed suspects; Two women killed in Dumaguete

Two women from Pasay City—after visiting 12 detained suspects who allegedly victimized several establishments in Dumaguete City by using counterfeit credit cards—were shot and killed Saturday morning, one of whom was killed on the spot, while the other died later at the Intensive Care Unit of the Holy Child Hospital in the city.

By Juancho R. Gallarde September 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Negros plant is se Asia's biggest: NPA rebels attack, damage solar farm

New People's Army rebels Thursday evening attacked and inflicted damages on the solar farm in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental, which is reputed to be the biggest in Southeast Asia and the 7th in the world.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran September 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Town councilor, 2 others shot dead in Negros Occidental

Four unidentified armed suspects yesterday shot and killed a municipal councilor and two others at Barangay Lopez Jaena in Murcia town of Negros Occidental.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran September 16, 2017 - 12:00am
CA overturns dismissal of Leonardia, 8 others

The Court of Appeals 18th Division had overturned the decision of Office of the Ombudsman ordering the dismissal of Mayor Evelio Leonardia and eight other Bacolod City employees, for grave misconduct and gross neglect of duty.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran September 16, 2017 - 12:00am