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…

NegOr village councilor nabbed for illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 42-year-old incumbent village councilor of Barangay Giligaon in Siaton town, Negros Oriental was arrested this morning, June 4, 2021, with P34,000 worth of suspected ‘shabu’ during the serving of a search warrant…

Policeman dies in second ambush, ‘girlfriend’ injured in Barili attack

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Master Sergeant Raymund Zozobrado has already cheated death in April 2018 when he survived an attempt on his life. But the 40-year-old active police officer was not as lucky on Saturday morning,…

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…

Researchers make 1st documented sighting of Bryde’s whale in Tañon Strait

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A team of researchers documented the first sighting of Bryde’s whale in Tañon Strait. The whale was spotted off the seawaters of Vallehermoso town in Negros Oriental by experts who were doing the…

Guihulngan cops continue to pursue 10 suspects tagged for May 14 killings

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police of Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental are intensifying their manhunt operations against the 10 identified suspects, who were allegedly responsible for the killing on Friday, May 14, of five alleged government informants…

5 ‘government informants’ killed in Guihulngan City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/16/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines –Law enforcers are looking at the possibility of revenge by the New People’s Army (NPA) as motive behind the recent killing of five individuals tagged as “government informants” in Negros Oriental. Police Brigadier…

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…

Police substation now stands in NegOr sitio once called a ‘no man’s land’

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/24/2021

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental — At least 30 policemen will now help secure a sitio in a mountain barangay, which was once described as a “no man’s land” by authorities in Santa Catalina town in Negros Oriental…

Negros Oriental’s top 4 drug personality falls

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/06/2021

Joel Deimos Cimafranca (seated right), a security guard and Negros Oriental’s top 4 drug personality was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted Friday night, Feb. 5, 2021, in Dumaguete City. | contributed photo CEBU CITY, Philippines —…

EMB-7 promises closure of all open dumpsites in CV by March 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) is determined to close all open dumpsites in the region before March 2021 ends in compliance with the directive of Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu. Cimatu…

Army troopers in pursuit of NPA rebels after clashes in Negros Oriental

Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 01/17/2021

BACOLOD CITY – Government troopers are in pursuit of suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) following four separate clashes in the upland barangays of Sandayao and Trinidad in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental since Saturday. Maj.…

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