Radio broadcaster in critical condition after gun attack in Dumaguete

Inquirer.net 04/30/2018

DUMAGUETE CITY — A radio broadcaster was in critical condition after he was shot by an unknown gunman here on Monday. The incident alarmed local journalists since the attempt on the life of Edmund Sestoso appears to…

Pushers nabbed in drug bust operations in Cebu, Dumaguete cities

Raul Constantine Tabanao 03/01/2018

Two 19-year-old drug sellers were arrested in a buy-bust operation by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City on Wednesday night. The suspects were identified as Pauline Palad…

Man, facing illegal gun possession raps, nabbed in Pamplona

Benjie B. Talisic 02/06/2018

A man, whom the Pamplona police described as one of their most wanted persons, was arrested in his house in Pamplona town in Negros Oriental on Monday. Rolando Intero, 46, of Barangay Datagon was arrested after he…

2 men rescued by passenger vessel after floating in waters off Dumaguete

Benjie B. Talisic 01/30/2018

  CEBU CITY—Two foreigners were rescued by a passing passenger vessel after they were found floating in the waters off Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on Monday night. SPO1 Diego Tubel, Dumaguete police station desk officer, identified the…

Southern Cebu under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Storm Vinta

Morexette B. Erram 12/21/2017

The Philippines Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) hoisted Storm Signal No. 1 on Southern Cebu as Tropical Storm Vinta is about to make landfall on southern Mindanao this evening. The state weather bureau’s severe weather…

Peaceful Charter Day event for Dumaguete City

Benjie B. Talisic 11/26/2017

Dumaguete City concluded its 69th Charter Day celebration last Saturday on a peaceful note, the police said Sunday. Supt. Jonathan Pineda, Dumaguete City police chief, said there were no untoward incidents recorded during the two-day celebration and…

Cebuano Manito bags two titles in dumaguete

John Carlo A. Villaruel 10/17/2017

CEBUANO netter Gio John Manito came away as the biggest winner as he completed a twin kill in the Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala Dumaguete leg regional tennis tournament at the Praxevilla Tennis Courts last Monday. This after…

Dragons set to race in Argao waters

Paolo Gabriel Demillo 09/18/2017

PRIMARY Homes announced the third iteration of their dragon boat competition to be held in the municipality of Argao, Cebu. Dragons in Argao 3 will be held at Terra Manna Argao on September 30, from 7 AM…

DA-7 probes deaths of 32 chickens in Dumaguete City

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/24/2017

The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) yesterday ordered an investigation into reports that 32 chickens from different backyard farms in Dumaguete City had died over the last few days. Melquiades Ibarra, the information officer of…

Council backs regional Bar exams

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/09/2017

CEBU CITY After the exemplary performance of Visayas-based schools — University of San Carlos in Cebu and Silliman University in Dumaguete — during the 2016 Bar exams, the Cebu City Council has passed a resolution calling on…