Bodies found in Zambonguita, NegOr identified

Florence Baesa 04/24/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—The two bodies believed to be salvage victims and were thrown in a slope beside the road in Barangay Mayabon, Zamboanguita town were identified by family members. Police Captain Michael Rubia, Zamboanguita Police chief,…

Construction worker shot dead by lone gunman in NegOr

Florence Baesa 04/14/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- A construction worker was shot dead by a lone assailant on board a scooter while on his way to work at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Sitio Kapagongan, Barangay Poblacion, Zamboanguita,…

Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill construction worker

Florence Baesa 04/02/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines  —  A 42-year-old construction worker was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen on board a scooter motorcycle in front of his house in Barangay Poblacion, Zamboanguita town in Negros Oriental tonight, April…

Student, searching for cellphone signal, finds week-old baby left beside Zamboanguita cliff instead

Florence Baesa 12/27/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — A 14-year-old Grade 12 student was searching for a signal for her mobile phone about a kilometer from her residence in Sitio  Panunquibon, Barangay Nasig-id, Zamboanguita town in Negros Oriental, when…

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…

Eight Negros Or. mayors cite peace and order situation as reason to back martial law plan

Benjie Talisic 08/04/2019

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Philippines — Eight mayors of five towns and three cities of Negros Oriental are amenable to the plan to put the province under martial law. All of them cited the peace and order situation as…

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…

LTFRB-7 issues show-cause order against GT-Express operator in tragic Zamboanguita accident

Futch Anthony Inso 03/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-7 has already issued a show-cause order against the operator of the GT-Express or V-hire, which collided with a cargo truck in Barangay Mayabon, Zamboanguita town…

Cops waiting for dead students’ kin to file raps against van driver in Zamboanguita accident

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/02/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The driver of the van that figured in a tragic accident in Zamboanguita town in Negros Oriental last Friday, March 1, may face formal charges after five students were confirmed dead. Police Staff…

Blood donations pour for injured Zamboanguita road accident victims

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Help poured for the survivors of the tragic accident in Barangay Mayabon of Zamboanguita town in Negros Oriental that claimed the lives of at least five students on Friday, March 1.   In a…

Vidal to oversee Dumaguete’s hosting of national karatedo

Glendale G. Rosal 09/29/2016

AFTER being appointed as the chief instructor of the Philippine Hayashiha Shitoryukai Karatedo by the main governing body of the Japan Karatedo Hayashiha Shitoryukai, Cebuano Sensei Reynante Vidal will be the main supervisor of Dumaguete City’s hosting…

BOC monitors entry of fake rice in Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/08/2015

The Bureau of Customs is closely monitoring the entry of fake rice in Cebu according to BOC District Collector Arnulfo Marcos. “So far we haven’t seen any fake rice here but we are constantly monitoring,” Marcos told…

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