Appropriation for the proposed resolution extending additional benefits to senior citizens is assured, according to the main author Councilor Nelson Manuel Patrimonio.

January 13, 2015 News

Patrimonio issued the statement in yesterday’s distribution of the white gifts to indigent families in Calindagan.  He said the city mayor has assured of the funding allocation of P2.8 million annually for such purpose.   The proposal is for senior citizens to receive P300 as birthday gift of the city … Read the full article…

If the Commission on Audit is strict against use of public funds for uniforms of the Police Auxiliary Unit (PAUs) in Dumaguete, a private citizen took upon himself to donate one set of such uniform for the police multiplier of the city, as a show of support and in the spirit of volunteerism.

January 13, 2015 News

Estanislao Alviola of the Stanley Pharmaceuticals committed to the city police under the leadership of Police Supt James Goforth one set of uniform for the 34 PAUs,  the first set of the upper uniform of which was turned over to the police in simple ceremonies at the police station yesterday(Jan.12). … Read the full article…

A 76 years old, a resident of Zone 4 in barangay Looc, Dumaguete City, was reported to be selling prohibited drugs, prompting the police to apply for a search warrant.

January 9, 2015 News

Searched in the presence of village chief Angelita Ragay is Servella Lasola Iligan, alias “Bella”, whom elements from the Special Operations Group (SOG) headed by PSIns Jul Mohammad Jamiri recovered 11 plastc sachets believed to contain suspected shabu granules and another big bulto of shabu, weighing at least 7 grams. … Read the full article…

Dumaguete City councilors are confused whether to pass a resolution for the reduction of the existing tricycle fare in the city following the clamor of the riding public that the rates continue to be pegged at P8.50 when the prices of gasoline has considerably reduced to P41 per liter.

January 9, 2015 News

Under an existing ordinance, particularly Ordinance No. 177, Series of 2007, the tricycle fare rates is automatically adjusted based on the cost of fuel, with the benefit of conducting a public hearing each time the rates are increased.   In fact, in 2011, the fare rate was adjusted from P8.00 … Read the full article…

A Swiss national was declared dead on arrival at 4:30 early dawn yesterday (jan 6) following a vehicular accident involving a cargo truck loaded with sugarcane and the motorcycle driven by the victim with his backrider.

January 7, 2015 News

Pronounced dead on arrival at the Silliman University Medical Center Foundation Inc. (SUMCFI) is Markus Andre’ Hansson, 20 years old, single, who is temporarily residing at Purok 5 East Balabag in Valencia, Negros Oriental, while his backrider identified as  Jacob Anders Peterson, 19 years old, single, also a Swiss national … Read the full article…