San Jose Banatti team rules 2 categories of Mandani Bay Dragon Boat Regatta

Glendale G. Rosal 08/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fisherfolks of the San Jose Banatti Dragon Boat Team flexed their winning form in the inaugural Mandani Bay Dragon Boat Regatta by dominating two categories last Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the…

P5.3M worth of ‘shabu’ seized in Dumaguete City, Cebu City drug busts

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Drug busts conducted on Monday dawn, July 25, 2022, in the cities of Dumaguete and Cebu yielded P5.3-million worth of suspected shabu. First to fall were the two individuals who were caught with 280.56…

Bus hits passengers at Dumaguete City terminal

Karlowe Brier 07/06/2022

DUMAGUETE CITY — A bus in this city plowed into several people sitting at the passengers’ bay in a terminal here on Tuesday. No fatalities were reported. Based on the investigation, the bus was about to park…

140 job applicants hired on the spot in DOLE-7 Kalayaan jobs fair

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 140 job applicants in the region were hired on the spot during the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas’ (DOLE-7’s) Kalayaan Day Jobs Fair held in Cebu and…

9-year-old kid from NegOr shows off skills in MTB Downhill Nationals 

11/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Nine-year-old Christian Pallant Lorico from Negros Oriental is making waves online after his photo during the recently concluded PhilCycling Mountain Bike National Trials for Downhill in Danao City, Cebu went viral. Lorico, who competed in…

Woman nabbed with P1.02M worth of ‘shabu’ in Dumaguete City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 24-year-old woman was arrested after Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) agents seized 150 grams of suspected shabu worth P1.02 million inside her residence in Sitio Canday-ong, Barangay Calindagan in…

Dumaguete reclamation proponent: ‘No turning back’

Irma Faith Pal 08/30/2021

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines – A private developer is bent on undertaking the 174-hectare reclamation project in this city despite opposition from various groups who raised its devastating impact on the marine environment and the coastal…

Palma supports Diocese of Dumaguete’s objection to multi-billion reclamation project

Derycka C. Letigio 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma expressed support to the Diocese of Dumaguete’s objection to the proposed 174-hectare reclamation project in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. The Archdiocese of Cebu is a suffragan of the Diocese…

Scientists warn vs ‘smart city’ reclamation in Dumaguete

Karlowe Brier 08/21/2021

DUMAGUETE CITY—An environmental scientist warned not only of coral reef destruction if the proposed 174-hectare reclamation project here would push through but also of its vulnerability to destruction by an earthquake. Dr. Janet Estacion, director of the…

Dumaguete tricycle drivers raise funds for protests vs reclamation

Karlowe Brier 08/10/2021

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — Close to 2,800 tricycle drivers in this city have joined environmentalists, members of the academe, professionals and other residents who are opposed to the city government’s 174-hectare reclamation project for a…

Senior citizen nabbed with P3.4M worth of shabu in Dumaguete

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Anti-narcotics agents in Central Visayas confiscated P3.4 million worth of illegal drugs from a senior citizen in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency here (PDEA-7) reported conducting a buy-bust operation…

Decomposing body found in waters of Negros Oriental town

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Policemen in Dumaguete City asking Visayas residents with missing relatives to contact their office and help them identify the body that was found floating in the waters of Sibulan town early on Sunday…

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