City councilor killed in ambush in Guihulngan

Nestle L. Semilla 04/02/2018

CEBU CITY—Eight months after he survived an ambush, Councilor Edison dela Rita of Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental was again attacked by still unidentified gunmen on Monday. But this time, he was not so lucky. Dela Rita…

Ex-Cafgu member killed by 3 gunmen in Guihulngan

Benjie B. Talisic 03/18/2018

A 65-year-old former member of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (Cafgu) was shot dead by three men as he was pasturing his cattle in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on Saturday. Petronillo Scuadro of Sitio Agulang, Barangay…

Man stabbed by friend in Guihulngan City

Benjie B. Talisic 12/16/2017

Following a heated argument, a 53-year-old man was stabbed in the hip by his friend on December 15, Friday afternoon in Barangay Poblacion, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental. The victim was identified as Vicente Engronal, from barangay Malusay,…

Thunderstorm over Guinhulngan City, Negros Oriental

Elizah Dela Rosa 11/21/2017

  A thunderstorm advisory was issued over Guinhulngan City and nearby areas in Negros Oriental by the state weather bureau Pagasa Tuesday afternoon. Pagasa’s daily forecast said moderate to heavy rains with lightning and strong winds will…

Army soldiers clash with NPA rebels in Guihulngan

Benjie Talisic 07/01/2017

Government troopers clashed with around 30 fully armed men believed to be members of the New People’s Army in Barangay Sandayao, Guihulngan City, Negros Island Region at around 4:10 Friday afternoon. Col. Medel Aguilar, assistant chief of…

ARMED MEN IN GUIHULNGAN

Benjie Talisic 05/17/2017

Barely 24 hours after the province of Bohol was cleared of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group (ASG), law enforcement authorities are now shifting their attention to Negros Oriental. This after a group of nearly two dozen armed…

Dagit Arts Fest: a gathering of kindred spirits

03/01/2017

BY Raz Salvarita IMAGINE a circle of creative souls telling stories. And then a curious crowd gathering. Dagit Arts Fest has once again brought together the creative community of visual storytellers, craft makers, musicians and young digital designers…

Suspect in killing of Catmon police chief surrenders

Nestle L. Semilla 01/13/2017

One of the suspects in the killing of Catmon police chief Alexander Nuñez surrendered to Guihulngan City police on Thursday night. Jaime Jayson is the youngest of five brothers who killed Nuñez on Christmas eve when the…

Police nab suspect in Navy officer’s murder

Norman V. Mendoza 04/17/2016

THE person accused of murdering a Navy officer two years ago was arrested by police in Guihulngan, Negros Oriental Friday afternoon. Jerome Omboy, a 22-year-old native of barangay Poblacion, Guihulngan town in Negros Oriental is detained at…