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2 rebels killed, 1 captured in Negros Oriental encounter


Two alleged communist rebels were killed by Army soldiers and another captured in an encounter Thursday morning in the municipality of Pamplona in Negros Oriental, a military official said.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Soldiers kill 2 NPA rebels, injure 1 in Negros Oriental


Two communist rebels were killed and one was injured in a clash on Thursday morning in Negros Oriental, the military said.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mild quake hits Negros Oriental

negros oriental quake

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake rocked Negros Oriental Thursday afternoon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bohol quake fatalities at 185, 9 still missing – NDRRMC

Residents take shelter during a heavy downpour as they queue up to receive "Temporary Cash Transfer" given by the government at quake-hit Sagbayan township, Bohol province in central Philippines Thursday Oct. 17, 2013. A 7.2-magnitude quake hit Bohol and Cebu provinces Tuesday damaging buildings homes, churches and infrastructure and causing multiple deaths across the central region. AP

At least 185 people have died from the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Bohol and other provinces, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) said Sunday.

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cop, 5 others killed in Negros floods

The death toll from the flooding in this city has risen to six as relief operations continue for the 11,000 people affected by the floods caused by torrential rains.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

11 dead in Visayas, Mindanao due to heavy rains brought by ITCZ

Bayawan City Negros Oriental map

At least 11 persons were killed from heavy rains spawned by the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) in the regions of Visayas and Mindanao.

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Negros, N. Cotabato folk flee floodwaters

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Army troopers were called out and helicopters dispatched on Sunday to rescue residents trapped on rooftops after torrential rains triggered unprecedented flash floods in parts of Negros and Mindanao.

Posted: October 7th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Island that refuses to die, thanks to Inday: Negros

Filmmaker Jay Abello shoots a docu in an abandoned sugarcane field in Negros. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The eminent writer Carmen Guerrero Nakpil, a lady of discerning taste, wrote: “Each little shop held infinite treasures. I bought an evening bag of gray satin that was straight out of Paris. I have it still. It symbolizes for me the spirit of Negros.”

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

COA rebukes Negros governor for P955M illegal projects

Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo  PHOTO FROM ROELDAGAMO.COM

The Commission on Audit (COA) has rebuked reelected Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo for proceeding last year with infrastructure projects worth P955 million despite the lack of official government funding.

Posted: August 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cop eyed for Cebu City axed in Negros Oriental


The chief of police of Negros Oriental has been fired for failing to curb illegal drug trading and illegal gambling in the province.

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Police chief eyed for Cebu City axed in Negros Oriental

cebu city

The chief of police of Negros Oriental, Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama’s choice to head the city’s police force, has been relieved for failing to curb illegal drug trading and illegal gambling in the province.

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

In Negros Oriental, this cart is ‘king of the downhill trail’

THOUGH made of wood and bamboo, the frame of  the “ligiron”   is strong enough to withstand the rigor of a flying finish, while the jockey stomps his feet on the ground to stop the crude contraption. Hersley Ven Casero/Contributor

Move over, mountain bikers. An improvised version of a utility vehicle found only in Valencia, Negros Oriental, is generating a lot of attention worldwide following its international debut as the “king of the downhill trail.”

Posted: June 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Assailants break into house, kill woman, 2 kids


A woman and two of her children were hacked to death while a third child was wounded after they were attacked at home in Barangay Tambulan, Tayasan, Negros Oriental, on Friday.

Posted: June 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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