Region Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
3 kids trapped dead in Bacolod fire

Three juvenile siblings died after their house was razed by fire on Thursday at Barangay Felisa in Bacolod City.

By Gilbert P. Bayoran November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Negros Oriental Council prefers PNP back in drug war lead

The Provincial Peace and Order Council of Negros Oriental is hoping the Philippine National Police will be back in the lead in the war against illegal drugs, noting a remarkably low output of the provincial Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

By Judy Flores Partlow November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
19-year-old SU student wins Ms Dumaguete 2017 crown

Lexandria Bliss dela Cerna, a senior civil engineering student of Silliman University, outsmarted nine other women to win the 2017 Miss Dumaguete title.

By Juancho R. Gallarde November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
DENR-8 has new director

A lawyer from Nueva Ecija, 56-year-old Crizaldy Barcelo, has been named the new regional director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Region 8 office.

By Primo A. Cayubit November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Korean consul visits Dumaguete, Negros Oriental

Safety and security of Korean nationals in Central Visayas are of primary concern, according to Consul General of Cebu Sung Yong Oh, during his visit last Thursday in Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental province.

By Juancho R. Gallarde November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Sereno holds talks with court workers

Members of the court employees association in Eastern Visayas have joined their peers from across the country in a rare dialogue with Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno at the SC Division Hall in Manila last week.

By Eileen Nazareno Ballesteros November 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Warden assures jailed ex-priest ‘rebel’ from Cebu is treated well

The warden of the Bohol District Jail in Tagbilaran City has assured the public that the captured former priest from Cebu, who has been accused of still maintaining links to the communist insurgency, is being provided with fair treatment, and is accessible to all who may pay him a visit.

By Michael Ortega Ligalig November 23, 2017 - 12:00am
3 Antique cops hurt in NPA ambush

Three policemen were wounded following an ambuscade in Sibalom town of Antique Tuesday morning, staged by New People's Army rebels.

By Jennifer P. Rendon November 23, 2017 - 12:00am
DENR-8 leads Samar forests preservation

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Region 8 has called on the public, particularly the people of Samar, to help in the preservation of Samar forests.

By Primo A. Cayubit November 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Samar’s wanted gang leader killed in Tarlac

The leader of the notorious Oquendo Gang, of ‘hired guns,’ based in Calbayog City in Samar was killed in an armed encounter yesterday afternoon at the Fairlane Subdivision in Barangay San Vicente, Tarlac City.

By Miriam Garcia Desacada November 22, 2017 - 12:00am