Moreno to boost Cebu tourism by building bridges that connect neighboring provinces if elected president

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another presidential aspirant is planning to boost Cebu’s tourism industry if elected president in next year’s polls. Incumbent Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said he will build bridges that would connect…

Buy-busts in Cebu, Negros yield P700K shabu, net 4 high value individuals

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P700,000 worth of suspected shabu were confiscated and four high value individuals arrested in two separate buy-bust operations in Sibulan town in Negros Oriental and Cebu City today, Saturday, September 25.…

Cebu City EOC pushes for antigen, RT-PCR tests for inbound sea travelers

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/21/2021

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES — Due to the rising COVID-19 cases noted in the neighboring provinces, all inbound passengers whether for Cebu City or Cebu Province, as long as they go through the seaport in Cebu City, might…

Kanlaon Volcano records 3 volcanic quakes in 24 hrs

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Kanlaon Volcano on the island of Negros continues its restlessness as it registered three volcanic earthquakes in a span of 24 hours. In an advisory on Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology…

Kanlaon emits steam, remains under Alert Level 1

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Kanlaon Volcano in Negros Island has been observed to be emitting moderate steam in the past 24 hours. At least four volcanic earthquakes were also recorded in the vicinity of Mt. Kanlaon, which…

Two fishermen in Negros Or. positive of virus

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Negros Oriental Provincial Health Office has announced that two of the 164 fishermen, who arrived in the province on board the fishing vessel, Phillip DR, had tested positive for the coronavirus disease…

Live-in partners in Negros Oriental arrested for drugs

Immae Lachica 05/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Live-in partners from Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental were nabbed by police on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Zone 6 Barangay Looc, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental for illegal drugs. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…

Army assures no let up in campaign against NPA

Florence Baesa 04/20/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—The 303rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army assured that there will be no let up in the campaign against the New People’s Army (NPA) as it honors the bravery of the troops of…

NPA land mine, grenades kill 3 troopers, wound 4 in Negros encounter

Florence A. Baesa 04/19/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — A land mine and hand grenades allegedly thrown by the New People’s Army (NPA) caused the heavy casulaties on the government side when troops from the 94th Infantry Battalion encountered an…

Female PUI, who died of SARI, positive of COVID-19

Florence A. Baesa 03/26/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — The female patient under investigation (PUI), who succumbed to Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, was found positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  This was the result…

Two dead in separate shooting incidents in NegOr

Florence Baesa 11/06/2019

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental—A drug surrenderer was waylaid by two armed men on board a motorcycle in barangay Basak, Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental on Tuesday afternoon, November 5, 2019. The victim, who was on board his motorcycle when…

Dumaguete student found dead inside rented room

Florence Baesa 11/06/2019

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental—A 19-year-old Business Administration student of the Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) was found dead inside his rented room in Barangay Junob, Dumaguete City, on Monday morning, November 4, 2019. The dead body of…

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