Important Announcement

ICT Dgte, Microsoft hold tech startups

By Jennifer C. Tilos DUMAGUETE CITY, June 13 (PIA) — The ICT Association of Dumaguete and Negros Oriental (ICT DGTE) and Microsoft and TechTalks.ph will  host a technology startup for local tech talents of Dumaguete dubbed “Building your Next Generation Apps” on June 17 at 1:00 p.m. ICT-Dumaguete executive director Danah … Read the full article…




NIR-RDRRMC spearheads 2nd Quarter NSED in Dumaguete City

June 24, 2016 News

By Roi Lomotan DUMAGUETE CITY, June 23 (PIA) – The Negros Island Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NIR-RDRRMC) spearheaded the conduct of the 2nd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) at West City Elementary School (WCES) yesterday. The activity kicked off a little past 9:00 am with the sounding … Read the full article…

EDC discovers “kaingin” near seismic monitoring station

June 24, 2016 News

The Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has confirmed the discovery of slash-and-burn or “kainging” farming in Panghilakan, Barangay Puhagan in Valencia, Negros Oriental. The discovery was made during a routine inspection of seismic or Microearthquake (MEQ) sites within the geothermal reservation Tuesday, said Engr. Vicente Omandam, Senior Manager for EDC’s Negros … Read the full article…

Bridge girder collapses due to flooding

June 24, 2016 News

Contractor Engr. Louie Tijing of PhilSouth has denied speculations the girder of a bridge project in Dumaguete City collapsed because of substandard materials. Tijing was referring to the new bridge being built in the outskirts barangay of Camanjac, which he said is about 50 percent complete. But he clarified it … Read the full article…

EDC geothermal expansion is outside Mt. Talinis

June 22, 2016 News

The Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has clarified that that its proposed 60-megawatt geothermal expansion project in Valencia, Negros Oriental is outside Mount Talinis. “We have no proposed expansion and no current operations in Mount Talinis,” said Engr. Vicente D. Omandam, Senior Manager for EDC’s Negros Island Geothermal Business Unit (NIGBU) … Read the full article…

NOCCI exec excited over proposal to make NIR an agr-agro center

June 22, 2016 News

The president of the Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NOCCI) is excited and hopeful over the proposal of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) to make Negros Island Region (NIR) an agriculture-agro-industry and fisheries center. NOCCI president Ed Du disclosed in a telephone interview Wednesday that … Read the full article…