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…

Pickup crashes into store, kills 4 senior citizens in NegOr

Alven Marie Timtim, Paul Lauro 10/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Four elderly women died when a pickup truck crashed into a convenience store along the highway in Barangay Bae, Jimalalud town in Negros Oriental on Wednesday morning, October 7, 2020. The four senior citizens were…

DSWD-7 eyes at least 6.6K new 4Ps beneficiaries

Futch Anthony Inso 10/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas or DSWD-7 is targeting to enroll 6,670 households as additional beneficiaries under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).  “Sa Bohol, we are targeting…

Moroccan national offers free food for the poor in Sibulan, NegOr

Immae Lachica 09/28/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A Moroccan national is spreading some positive vibes by offering free food to those who can’t afford to buy some in Sibulan town in Negros Oriental. Nawfal Chajia, 33, who is now based…

Cops kill ‘one of biggest drug suppliers in Dumaguete;’ P13M shabu seized 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Negros Oriental scored big in its anti-illegal drug campaign after they killed a man, whom they believed was one of the biggest illegal drug suppliers in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. Aside…

FACES OF CEBU: Joediser Sabanal, 26, policeman/vlogger

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — When Police Corporal Joediser Sabanal is able to find some peaceful time after after a hectic day as a police officer and a part time vlogger, he can’t help but think how different…

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