DSWD-7: Negros Or. town still has to release P3K pension to senior citizens

Futch Anthony Inso 06/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7 has already completed the payout of  social pension for senior citizens in the entire region, except for the municipality of Sta. Catalina in Negros Oriental.…

BFAR-7 gives fiberglass boats to fisherfolks in Sta. Catalina, NegOr

Doris C. Bongcac 08/05/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) gave fishing boats to two fisherfolk associations in Sta. Catalina town in Negros Oriental to help in their livelihood. The recipients of…

Suspected members of NPA arrested in NegOr

Florence Baesa 03/13/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—Three suspected armed members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were arrested by joint elements of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Army (PA) on Thursday afternoon, March 12, 2020, in Barangay…

Couple believed to be CPP-NPA supporters arrested in NegOr

Florence Baesa 02/07/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—A couple facing rebellion charges and allegedly hardcore supporters  of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army ( CPP/NPA) was arrested by inter-agency operatives from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine…

Sta. Catalina’s Pakol Festival wins Buglasan Festival of Festivals 2019

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/19/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–Friday, October 18, was a lucky day for Sta. Catalina as it bested other dance contingents that joined the Buglasan Festival of Festivals 2019. The Pakol Festival of Sta. Catalina town also won five…

PRO-7 chief: Killings in Negros Or. are not a cause for alarm

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said that the series of killings in Negros Oriental is not a cause of alarm as most of the incidents were in different areas of…

4 shot dead in 3 separate incidents in Negros Oriental

07/26/2019

ILOILO CITY, Philippines —Four more persons including a child were shot dead in three separate incidents in Negros Oriental on Thursday bring the number of fatalities to seven in a spate of killings in just one day…

Driver dies in road accident in Santander

Rene F. Alima 04/01/2017

A truck driver died after his vehicle rammed into a Mahogany tree in Barangay Canlumacad, Santander in southern Cebu. Ramir Bertodes, 41, of Barangay Tumanog, Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental and driver of Elf cargo truck with plate…

Hundreds benefit from DSWD cash-for-work project in NegOr

PR 01/11/2017

Giving special protection to indigenous peoples (IPs) is now made possible through the cash-for-work program under the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Marilyn Ambo, a mother of three…

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