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…

Vigilant civilians playing a vital role in fight against rebels in Negros

Florence Baesa 10/10/2019

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental—With the continued help of vigilant civilians, Brigadier General Eric Vinoya, the Commander of the Joint Task Force (JTF) Negros, is confident the insurgency problems in Negros Island will be put to an end…

Sinas to NegOr cops: Don’t tag NPAs in killings unless there is proof

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police in Negros Oriental are warned about conveniently tagging the New People’s Army (NPA) as the ones responsible for the killings in their province. Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas, Police Regional Office…

13 killings in 5 days stoke martial law talk in Negros

07/28/2019

  BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines — The spate of killings in Negros Oriental province has raised concerns over the possible imposition of martial law on Negros Island. At least 13 people have been gunned down separately…

‘Oratio Imperata,’ ringing of bells mark urgency of Church plea vs Negros bloodshed

07/28/2019

ILOILO CITY—Church bells on Negros Island will start ringing daily at 8 p.m. starting on Sunday (July 28) to call for an end to the bloodshed that is now gripping Negros Oriental province and claimed the lives…

NPA owns Negros slays, says cops harassed farmers

07/24/2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has offered an additional P300,000 on top of the P1-million reward if the mastermind behind the murder of four policemen in Ayungon town, Negros Oriental province, on July 18 is killed. The President raised…

DTI-7 to launch Negosyo sa Barangay in Cebu

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—To bring their services to the lower-income municipalities, the Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) will launch the Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay in Cebu and in Negros Oriental in August. DTI-7 Regional…

Negros high school canteen goes zero waste with bamboo mugs, coconut shell bowls

Niña V. Guno - @NGunoINQ 06/07/2019

A high school in Negros Occidental is taking steps to reduce its plastic waste with reusable and locally sourced materials. The Wala Usik (zero waste) canteen in Bulata National High School in Cauayan, Negros Occidental, opened the…

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