Degamo allows 438 NegOr residents stranded in Oslob, Cebu to come home

Florence Baesa 04/14/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- A good news for Negros Oriental residents who remains stranded in the ports of Oslob town in southern Cebu. Governor Roel Degamo said this morning that these 438 individuals will already be allowed…

Governor Degamo to extend ECQ in NegOr

Florence Baesa 04/13/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo said he will extend the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the province. The extension of the ECQ was recommended by the Negros Oriental Medical Society (NOMS) and the Philippine…

Enhanced community quarantine for Negros Oriental starts April 3

Florence A. Baesa 03/29/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Governor Roel Degamo will declare an enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Negros Oriental effective April 3, 2020. Bimbo Miraflor, the provincial information officer said in a statement that the decision of the…

Newlywed LGBT couple: Love is powerful

Immae Lachica 03/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The stars aligned as a unique union between a lesbian and a gay man happened on March 7, 2020 at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City. This one of a…

Negros Oriental has 5 PUIs confined in provincial hospital

Florence Baesa 02/03/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines —  Five patients under investigation (PUIs) are now confined at the isolation room of the Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital (PUI’s). The PUIs allegedly manifested flu-like symptoms. The five PUIs included the two…

Wuhan coronavirus threat: Governor Degamo places Negros Or. on ‘Red Alert’

Florence Baesa 01/30/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, NEGROS ORIENTAL, Philippines — Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo has placed the province under “Red Alert” after a Chinese woman, who was positive of coronavirus, was reported to have visited Dumaguete City.  To recall, Health…

Families with missing member urged: Check if dead man found in Cordova waters is their kin

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are asking the public to help them identify the dead man found floating at 7 a.m. of August 23 in the waters off Shell Island, Cordova, Cebu. The unidentified dead man was…

Pajac fire leaves 59 people homeless

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An early afternoon fire destroyed 12 houses and initially displaced 12 families or 59 individuals in Sitio Kalubihan, Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday, August 15. Nagiel Bañacia, City Risk Reducation Management Office…

Doctor nabbed for shabu possession at own clinic

Norman V. Mendoza 11/27/2016

A DOCTOR was arrested for possession of two sachets of shabu at his clinic beside his home in Golden Meadows Subdivision, Barangay Gabi in Cordova town at 3:30 p.m. last Saturday. PO3 Eleazar Llanes said the 42-year-old…

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