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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 men and a woman were sighted in Guihulngan City of the province yesterday morning. In an interview with […]

Posted: May 17th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Driver dies in road accident in Santander


A truck driver died after his vehicle rammed into a Mahogany tree in Barangay Canlumacad, Santander in southern Cebu. Ramir Bertodes, 41, of Barangay Tumanog, Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental and driver of Elf cargo truck with plate number YKR 989, came from Ginatilan town and was on his way to Liloan, a barangay next to […]

Posted: April 1st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Bridges, roads, drainage top RDC-7 infra projects


To connect the islands of Cebu and Bohol, Bohol and Leyte, and finally, Cebu to Negros with the construction of three bridges are among the top priorities of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) under the Duterte administration. In a full council meeting yesterday, RDC-7 endorsed 10 infrastructure projects for funding by the […]

Posted: March 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

6 dead in Negros Oriental massacre


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 Oriental. Senior Supt. Henry Biñas, Negros Oriental police director, said the crime scene at Sitio Mabigo, Barangay (village) […]

Posted: February 18th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

One killed, another wounded in a hot pursuit operation in Carcar City


A robbery suspect was killed while his companion was wounded during a hot pursuit operation by Carcar City police on Tuesday afternoon. Loloy Esmaer died from gunshot wounds on his body while Jose Bryan Caballero is now detained at the Carcar City Police Station. Esmaer and Caballero are both residents of Barangay Linao, Talisay City. […]

Posted: February 15th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Suspect in killing of Catmon police chief surrenders


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 latter was trying to pacify them in Carmen, north of Cebu. In a radio interview, Guihulngan City police […]

Posted: January 13th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Bridges to link Cebu to Bohol, Leyte, Negros Or. pushed

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17.5-km Cebu-Bohol Friendship Bridge project gets Neda Board’s nod If plans don’t miscarry, travel to Cebu from Bohol or even as far as Leyte and Negros Oriental on the western side of Cebu will just be one road trip or even a train ride away. Former Cordova mayor Adelino Sitoy, Presidential Adviser on Legislative Affairs […]

Posted: December 6th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

CSC NegOr now accepting exam applications


THE Civil Service Commission (CSC) in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, is now accepting applications for the Career Service Examinations scheduled on March 12, 2017, in the city. CSC Provincial Director Gina Crucio asked applicants to apply early because acceptance of application is on a first come, first served basis. Crucio said the CSC Negros Oriental […]

Posted: December 6th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

Priest says Lapu-Lapu fiesta goes smoothly


THOUSANDS of devotees flocked to the Birhen dela Regla Parish in Lapu-Lapu City to pay respects to and venerate the city’s patron saint. Devotees from all over Cebu and nearby provinces like Bohol and Negros Oriental made their yearly devotion to the Our Lady of Rule on her feast day yesterday. Fr. Bogie Cabrera, the […]

Posted: November 21st, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

LAST DANCE: SWU veteran Necca Rose dela Llana wants to end Cesafi stint with a bang


Southwestern University (SWU) open spiker Necca Rose dela Llana has spent her entire collegiate volleyball career helping the Lady Cobras win titles in the Cesafi women’s volleyball tournament. As she prepares to play what could be her final game with SWU, the 20-year-old vowed to do whatever she can to give the Lady Cobras their […]

Posted: November 17th, 2016 in Sports | Read More »