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.…

Child in NegOr lands in ICU after being hit by stray bullet on New Year’s Day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A child in Negros Oriental is the lone stray bullet case in Central Visayas for New Year 2021 with the child being seriously wounded. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche of the Department of Health…

3.9 quake rocks parts of Negros

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 3.9-magnitude earthquake rocked portions of Negros Oriental early Thursday morning, November 12, 2020. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), in its earthquake bulletin, located the epicenter 17 kilometers west of…

Learners’ deaths prompt DepEd-7 chief’s appeal

Futch Anthony Inso 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) director has appealed to students or learners to seek the help of their parents or teachers if they have problems in answering their learning modules.…

Policemen engage in firefight with armed men in Guihulngan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen of the 704th Regional Mobile Force Company (RMFC) engaged in a 30-minute firefight with an undetermined number of armed men, whom policemen tagged as members of a Communist Terrorist Group (CTG), in…

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