Fisherman found dead after drowning in Dumaguete City

Benjie Talisic 03/29/2018

DUMAGUETE CITY – A 63-year-old fisherman drowned in the waters off Barangay Santa Monicain on Wednesday night. The victim was identified as Melencio Luces, 63, a resident of Barangay Bajumpandan. SPO1 Diego Tuble of Dumaguete City police…

Man collared after stealing kitchenware, food in Dumaguete City

Benjie B. Talisic 03/29/2018

A 34-year-old man was caught stealing kitchenware in Barangay Bajumpandan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on Wednesday morning. The suspect, Roger Legsio, was arrested after Loreta Pastor, 76, cornered him inside her house. Confiscated from suspect’s possession were…

Tanod, wife survive shooting in Dumaguete City

Benjie B. Talisic 03/28/2018

A BARANGAY tanod or village watchman and his wife survived a drive-by shooting at their home in a social housing site in Barangay Candawinonan, Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental at 1 pm last Tuesday. SPO 3 Espidito…

Woman nabbed for online libel

Benjie B. Talisic 02/06/2018

A 19-year-old woman was arrested on Monday in her residence in Dumaguete City. Lucy Aberia was arrested after she was served an arrest warrant for violation of the Cyber Crime Prevention Act or online libel, said SPO1…

Ex-cop linked to drug trade killed in Dumaguete City

Benjie B. Talisic 01/11/2018

An ex-cop was killed in a shootout with anti-drug police operatives along Bishop E.P. Surban Street fronting the Holy Child Hospital Dumaguete City, Negros Orientalon Tuesday night, a belated reporting the ?Police Regional Office in Central Visayas…

Dumaguete steals lead

Glendale G. Rosal 11/14/2017

Dumaguete City — Host Dumaguete dislodged Cebu Province from the top spot in the partial medal standings after the fourth day of competition in the Batang Pinoy Visayas Games 2017 here. The host city harvested 11 gold…

Cebuano netters vie in PPS-PEPP Dumaguete leg

John Carlo A. Villaruel 10/14/2017

THERE’S nothing tougher than winning on the road, and these six Cebuano netters hope to achieve such feat as they contend for top honors in the Palawan Pawnshop – Palawan Express Pera Padala (PPS-PEPP) regional tennis competition…

DA-7 declares deaths not due to bird flu

Futch Anthony Inso and Jessa Mae Sotto 08/25/2017

THE Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) declares that the death of around 32 chickens in Dumaguete City was not caused by the avian flu virus or bird flu; but by a virus called Newcastle Disease…

6 dead in Negros Oriental massacre

Inquirer.net 02/18/2017

DUMAGUETE CITY—– Six people, including an eight-year-old child, were found dead in what appeared to be a massacre by a family member who killed himself afterwards inside their home in a remote area in Tayasan town, Negros…

Low-cost housing market eyed

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/29/2017

Primary Homes Inc. executive says demand in booming Cebu still there Even after 25 years, a homegrown real estate developer still finds Cebu as an attractive market due to its booming economy and largely unserved low-cost segment.…