NPA rebels killed 47 on Negros Island since 2022: military

10/14/2023

BACOLOD CITY – NPA rebels killed at least 47 persons on Negros Island from 2022 to 2023, a report released by the military showed. The fatalities include 34 civilians, five soldiers, three former rebels, four government officials,…

Negros labor groups to demand P750 national minimum wage on Labor Day protest

Carla Gomez 04/30/2023

BACOLOD CITY — Labor groups on Negros Island are uniting under the banner of the United Labor Alliance – Negros (ULAN) to demand for a P750 across-the-board national minimum wage during a protest in Bacolod City on…

Negros Island Kingsmen, Davao Eagles secure slots in PCAP southern division finals

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- The Negros Island Kingsmen and the Davao Chess Eagles forged a finals duel in the southern division after trouncing their respective foes on Saturday evening’s Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Third Season…

Lapu-Lapu mayor mulls excluding Negros Occ. in ban of live hogs, pork products from Negros Island

Futch Anthony Inso 03/14/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will consider not to include Negros Occidental province in the ban on live hogs and pork products in Negros Island. Earlier, Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan issued an executive order…

Marcos orders police, military to suppress impunity in Negros Island – Galvez

Pegeen Maisie M. Sarara 03/11/2023

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Stop the bloodshed and impunity. Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has issued a “verbal call out order” to the police and the military to stop the impunity and lawless actions on Negros Island.…

Danao City temporarily bans entry of live hogs, pork products from Carcar, NegOr

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 03/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Danao City government is temporarily banning the entry of live hogs and pork products from Carcar City and Negros Oriental, which recently logged confirmed cases of African Swine Fever (ASF), a highly…

ASF found in slaughtered pigs in Carcar City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The deadly African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected in Cebu. The Provincial Veterinary Office on Monday, March 6, has confirmed that they have detected the African Swine fever virus from samples of…

Kiddie Chess: 63 young woodpushers to play in Cebu tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 10/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s all systems go for tomorrow’s second edition of the Under-12 Kiddie Chess Tournament of the Cebu Chess Hub at the SM Seaside City Cebu. The tournament which will run in the entire…

Army official: Number of NPAs in Negros decreasing

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The spokesperson of the Third Infantry Division (3ID) of the Philippine Army said that the number of New Peoples Army (NPA) rebels in Negros province has decreased since most of their leaders either…

Negros, Bohol travelers will need RT-PCR result to enter Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/14/2021

MANDAUE CITY,  Philippines — Mandaue City now requires negative RT-PCR or  Rapid Antigen test result from individuals coming from Bohol, Negros Oriental, and Negros Occidental. Mayor Jonas Cortes issued Executive Order No. 19 series of 2021 requiring…

Cebu-bound travelers from Bohol, Negros Island need RT-PCR, antigen test

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Travelers from Bohol, Negros Oriental, and Negros Occidental will need to take a real time polymerase reaction test (RT-PCR) or a Rapid Antigen Test should they want to come to Cebu. Cebu Governor…

Cebu bans entry of passengers from Negros Island

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the death of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) patient in Dumaguete City on Sunday morning, March 15, 2020, Cebu is now closing its borders to everyone arriving from the entire Negros Island. This…

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