Region Archive

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Tourism issues raised: Dolphin-watching in Bohol ‘chaotic’

“The dolphin-watching tours off Panglao Island turned chaotic over the weekend for a few of nature's quiet-loving aquatic mammals as tourists chased them for personal delight and excitement.”

By Ric V. Obedencio January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Ati-Atihan Festival 2018 pays tribute to Mindanao

The 2018 Kalibo Sto. Niño Ati-Atihan Festival version pays tribute to Mindanao and its people, its organizers said on Friday.

January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
P50M restoration project of old City Hall bldg starts

Finally, the groundbreaking of the P50-million restoration project of Dumaguete’s old City Hall building is scheduled on January 24, with funding from the National Museum.

By Juancho R. Gallarde January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Cartel suspected behind this: Exorbitant fish, fruit prices at Tagbilaran City markets

he prices of fish and fruits in Tagbilaran City continued to be exorbitantly high from the recent holidays to this day, with no signs of waning to a level, reasonable and affordable to the many.

By Ric V. Obedencio January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Privilege speech: Locsin rallies for environment protection

Vice Mayor Leo Carmelo Locsin Jr., during last Thursday's regular session, delivered a privilege speech for the protection of the environment.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
BFP-Iloilo finds flaws in fire code compliance by 5 BPO companies

The Bureau of Fire Protection-Iloilo City, in its latest routine inspection, found this early five of more than 40 business process outsourcing (BPO) companies in the city to be deficient in compliance of the Fire Code of the Philippines.

By Jennifer P. Rendon January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
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Big movies in 2018 from progressive film outfit

There’s no stopping BG Productions International in making movies. And we mean, big movies, to be handled by award-winning directors. No less than Ms. Baby Go, the CEO of BG Productions, announced the upcoming projects of her progressive film outfit for 2018.

STAR CIRCUIT By Ricky Calderon January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Pro-6 in 2018: War vs illegal drugs still priority

The anti-illegal drug campaign will still be one of the top priorities of the Police Regional Office-6 in 2018, according to its regional director, Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag.

By Jennifer P. Rendon January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
SRA upbeat on TRAIN effect: Beverage firms to use local sugar over HFCS

Administrator Hermenegildo Serafica, of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA), said he is happy about the TRAIN (Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion) Law, and its benefits to the country’s ailing sugar industry.

By Lalaine M. Jimenea January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Dumaguete can now push its sanitary landfill project

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Region 7 had released its assessment report on the proposed sanitary landfill (SLF) in Dumaguete City, which shows the project passed the requirements and can be carried out.

By Juancho R. Gallarde January 11, 2018 - 12:00am