September 19, 2014 Usapang Lalake

Dumaguete city’s smoke free enforcers as well as elements from Task Force Sagar are under orders to remove advertisements of promoting all types of brands of cigarettes within its jurisdiction as part of an all out campaign to enforce the ordinance.

September 19, 2014 News

City Administrator and Task Force Sagarr ground commander disclosed that Operation Baklas had been enforced since day one of the Ordinance’ enforcement including in the barangay level.   This time, it will be replaced with information and education campaign materials on the ill-effects of smoking in partnership with Smart communications which … Read the full article…

More than two hundred people have flocked to the Negros Oriental Convention Center in Dumaguete City, the capital of Negros Oriental, to process claims for government benefits for victims of the martial law era in the Philippines.

September 19, 2014 News

A team from the Human Rights Claims Board arrived in Dumaguete Wednesday for the three-day processing through Friday, as part of the government’s six-month campaign to process claims by victims of various forms of abuse during martial law under President Ferdinand Marcos.   The Board is being assisted by officials … Read the full article…

The barangay hall of Puhagan in Valencia, Negros Oriental collapsed Wednesday evening due to continuous rains brought about by the storm “Luis” which inundated many parts of the province this week.

September 19, 2014 News

An initial police report from the Valencia police station disclosed that the eastern portion of the two-story concrete barangay hall gave in to loosened soil although no one was reported injured in the incident which was reported to have occurred around 10 in the evening of Wednesday.   The police … Read the full article…

Members of the Human Rights Victims Claims Board (HRVCB) are in Dumaguete and Negros Oriental to receive, evaluate and process claims of victims of the Martial Law under Republic Act 10368, otherwise known as the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013 and those who are victims of human rights violations.

September 18, 2014 News

Several cases of torture, involuntary disappearance, a number of which are missing until today, cases of rape, sexual abuse and detention are recorded by the claims board headed by Glenda Litong.   Observations, however, showed that several if not majority of those who have already filed their application are from … Read the full article…