October 22, 2014 News

A radio block time commentator has filed a complaint against a member of the Dumaguete City Council and a barangay councilor of Calindagan in Dumaguete City in relation to a perceived illegal issuance of a barangay protection order (BPO).   Edmund Sistoso, a block time commentator of  one of FM … Read the full article…

The Negros Oriental Union of Cooperatives (NEORUNCO) has earned another national award for the second time around, being the Best Performing Union in 2014.

October 22, 2014 News

The award was given by the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) in recognizing the member-cooperatives’ exemplary performance, said Maricar Aranas Vensuelo, marketing and advertisement officer of the Perpetual Help Community Cooperative, Inc. (PHCCI).     Dr. Profetiza Lim, chairperson of the Board of Directors and Diogenes Fabro, manager of NEORUNCO received … Read the full article…

The City Council of Dumaguete will tackle in its regular session today (Oct.22)Wednesday to separate but similar measures prohibiting the wearing of various types of cover that would hide the identity of motorcycle riders.

October 22, 2014 News

Councilor Franklin Esmeña, Jr  a member of the City Council, is proposing an ordinance prohibiting the wearing of masks, bonnets and all other similar items that would conceal the identity of motorcycle riders plying the streets of this capital city of Negros Oriental.   Esmeña, a lawyer, said in a … Read the full article…

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) provincial office has disclosed that the province of Negros Oriental has a vast forest cover reaching to almost 30,000 hectares.

October 21, 2014 News

According to Charlie Fabre, chief of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), latest available data show that that total natural forest of Negros Oriental is pegged at 28,121 hectares.   These include the areas in Mt. Talinis, Kakha in Sta. Catalina, Manjuyod, Ayungon-Bindoy, Jimalalud-La Libertad, Tayasan-Canlaon and Guihulngan … Read the full article…

Ranking Catholic Church officials in the Visayas region have reiterated their unwavering stand in supporting a people’s initiative calling for legislation for the abolition of the so-called pork barrel system

October 21, 2014 News

At the conclusion of the 9th Visayas Region Pastoral Assembly (VRPA) held in Dumaguete recently, the prelates of the Archdioceses of Cebu, Palo (Leyte) and Jaro (Iloilo) confirmed that signature campaigns were underway in their respective areas to hit the targeted percentage of the country’s total voting population.   Archbishop Jose … Read the full article…