Church aids blast victims

The Diocese of Dumaguete has sent financial aid to victims of the Beirut, Lebanon explosion through the international Catholic relief confederation, Caritas.


447 OFWs served by help desk

A total of 447 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were repatriated and have returned to Negros Oriental amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic with the help of the Dumaguete City help desk.


Suspect killed, P13.7-M in shabu seized

The buy-bust operation in Brgy. Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental yesterday led to the killing of a drug suspect and the confiscation of P13.7 million worth of suspected shabu, a report from the provincial police office said.


Silliman marks 119th Founder’s Day

Silliman University in Dumaguete City said it continues to yearn for better days, and affirms its hopes and aspirations as it celebrates its 119th Founders’ Day on August 9 to 31, on the theme “Hope Arising from the Solid Rock”, the Rock being Jesus Christ himself, a press release from the SU administration said.


Former NPA militiamen given DTI livelihood aid

Twenty-six former members of the New People’s Army Militia Ng Bayan, who surrendered to the 62nd Infantry Battalion,received P260,000 worth of livelihood assistance from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Wednesday at Camp Tirambulo in Brgy. McKinley, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental.


Degamo security escorts recalled

The Police Regional Office 7 has recalled all police escorts of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo as part of its ongoing realignment program of police personnel in line with COVID-19 response to affected areas in Central Visayas.

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Holiday pay for workers

Workers are expected to get a higher pay on the holidays of this month, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas reminded employers. April 1 or Maundy Thursday, April 2 – Good Friday, April 3 – Black Saturday,

Test drive tour slated in Bacolod

A test drive tour will be conducted at Changan Showroom, corner 13th-Hilado Street in Bacolod City, 2 p.m. on April 13. Changan International is one of China’s “Big Four” automakers, with 158 years in auto manufacturing, has a strong backbone

7K doses of Sinovac for Bacolod, NegOcc

An additional 14,400 doses of the Sinovac vaccine are expected to arrive in Region 6 this week, with 7,200 doses for healthcare workers in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental municipalities and hospitals. Dr. Mary Jane Roches Juanico, head of the

Art exhibit for a cause April 6-11

The Christian Artists National Various Arts Society, in partnership with His Life Ministries and the International Care Ministries, will hold an art and musical event, titled “Resurrection Lilies”, at Sta. Clara Drive, Bangga Subay, Mandalagan in Bacolod City, from April

Crimes in Bacolod down 19%

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III A decrease of 19.14 percent in crime incidents for the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year was reported by the Bacolod City Police Office. P/Lt. Liberty Indiape, BCPO spokesperson,