3 killed in cockpit riot in Canlaon City

Benjie B. Talisic 03/31/2018

┬áThree men were killed while seven persons were injured in a riot inside a cockpit in Sitio Tabalugo, Barangay Budlasan, Canlaon City Negros Oriental at past 3 p.m. on Friday. Initial police investigation showed that there were…

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…

Australian shot dead in Valencia, Negros Oriental

Benjie B. Talisic 03/28/2018

An elderly Australian was found dead at a grassy spot in Purok 4, Barangay Balugo in Valencia town, Negros Oriental at past 11 am Wednesday. Chief Insp. Ronoel Fungo of the Valencia municipal police precinct identified the…

Trike driver shot dead in Negros Oriental

Benjie Talisic 03/18/2018

A tricycle driver was killed by unknown assailants in Sitio Lamacan, Barangay Malusay of Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental on Sunday. Gally Baclaan, 31, was driving his tricycle past 2 a.m. on Sunday when he was waylaid…

6 alleged NPA rebels arrested after military encounter in Negros Oriental

Benjie B. Talisic, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, King Anthony Perez 03/03/2018

MABINAY, NEGROS ORIENTAL- Military forces captured six alleged New People’s Army (NPA) members after a firefight ensued between the military and the rebels in Barangay Luyang, Mabinay town, Negros Oriental, at 2 a.m., Saturday. Recovered from the…

Sea travel to Negros Oriental cancelled as Basyang maintains strength

Morexette B. Erram 02/12/2018

Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRMMO) information officer Julius Regner told Cebu Daily News that all trips bound for Negros Oriental from the port of Samboan are cancelled as of this morning. Cebu is…

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…

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…

Two human rights workers killed in NegOr shooting

Nestor P. Burgos Jr. 11/28/2017

ILOILO CITY–Unidentified armed men gunned down two members of a human rights fact-finding mission and wounded another in Bayawan City in Negros Oriental on Tuesday afternoon. The fatalities included Elisa Badayos, 59, Negros Oriental coordinator of the…