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…

P3.4M worth of ‘shabu’ seized in Dumaguete City; HVT arrested

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/26/2021

Cebu City, Philippines–A joint buy-bust operation led to the confiscation of P3.4 million worth of ‘shabu’ from a high-value target in Barangay Banilad, Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental on Monday, January 25, 2021.  The operation that led to the arrest…

Cebu, Dumaguete City lead sport awards winners

Tonette Orejas - @ttorejasINQ 12/11/2020

CLARK FREEPORT –– Cebu province and Dumaguete City have bagged several awards in the Philippine Sports Tourism Awards held in Marriot Clark here on Thursday. Clark Development Corp., Universal Robina Corporation, Coca-Cola Beverages Phils., and Smart Communications…

LOOK: Student captures nostalgic sceneries in Dumaguete City

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 06/17/2020

MOALBOAL, Cebu – Ryly Dre Patrick Juan Pontino went for an early morning walk this Wednesday to visit and take photos of the iconic landmarks in Dumaguete City. Pontino, a student of the Negros Oriental State University,…

Chelsea Dawn shares music, advice to aspiring singers

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 06/12/2020

Last Monday, June 8, 2020, our ka-Siloy viewers were able to enjoy the jamming session at CDN Digital’s Lockdown: A break from the outbreak with Chelsea Dawn. The 21-year-old singer/songwriter from Dumaguete City shared her music with…

Another Dumaguete City broadcaster shot dead tonight

Gresheen Gift Libby 05/05/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Less than an hour after media giant ABS-CBN went off the air, Rex Cornelio Pepino, a Dumaguete-based journalist, and radio broadcaster was shot dead Tuesday night, May 5, 2020, along Villa Amada…

Another NegOr COVID-19 patient recovers

Florence Baesa 04/30/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- The Silliman University Medical Center (SUMC) has announced that Patient CV28 has completely recovered from coronavirus disease 2019. SUMC said the patient, a male, was discharged yesterday, April 29, after battling with COVID-19…

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