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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalAll 24 graduates of the Silliman University Medical School in Dumaguete City pa
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 hours ago
All 24 graduates of the Silliman University Medical School in Dumaguete City passed the Physicians Board Examinations recently, and gave the school a 100 percent passing rate. The passers, who are all members of Class 2014, are Alojado, Voltaire... Read more
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Balita
Negros Oriental cops do extra duty hours due to APEC 2015 summit September 2, 2015 5:58 am Carlos said it was the instruction of the Chief PN
Negros Oriental cops do extra duty hours due to APEC 2015 summit
Balita / Posted 12 hours ago
September 2, 2015 5:58 am Carlos said it was the instruction of the Chief PNP that only five percent of the entire police force would do the administrative duties while 95 percent for... Read more
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Balita
CHR wraps up probe against policemen as ordered by central office September 2, 2015 5:58 am DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 1 — The Commission on Human
CHR wraps up probe against policemen as ordered by central office
Balita / Posted 12 hours ago
September 2, 2015 5:58 am DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 1 — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has completed its investigation on a case that has caught the attention of CHR Manila when it... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Escorial, Remollo eye urban gardensAugust 30, 2015 Two major initiatives with the aim of boosting food security an
Escorial, Remollo eye urban gardens
Negros Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
August 30, 2015 Two major initiatives with the aim of boosting food security and promote care for the environment are being championed by the private sector and a member of the Dumaguete City Council. Retired City Prosecutor and incumbent President... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
5 cops, assets, violated drug suspect’s rightsAugust 30, 2015 The Commission on Human Rights has made a stand that five polic
5 cops, assets, violated drug suspect’s rights
Negros Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
August 30, 2015 The Commission on Human Rights has made a stand that five policemen including one of its ci vilian assets are probably liable for violating the human rights of a drugs suspect in an incident captured on CCTV on December 15,... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Revamp sought on pageant rulesAugust 30, 2015 With �beauty� contests being held by the dozens all around , a
Revamp sought on pageant rules
Negros Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
August 30, 2015 With �beauty� contests being held by the dozens all around , a Silliman board of trustee and member of the board of judges in the Miss Silliman beauty pageant held recently, has pushed for the revamp of contest rules following the... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
“New pork” of DILG hits P107M as LGU seals of good govt.August 30, 2015 Twenty-seven local government units in Region 7 are this year�s
“New pork” of DILG hits P107M as LGU seals of good govt.
Negros Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
August 30, 2015 Twenty-seven local government units in Region 7 are this year�s recipients of the Seal of Good Local Governance, a mechanism which tracks the performance of local government units and to further strengthen accountability at the LGU... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Free zone in NegOr?August 30, 2015 If both NPC ( Arnaiz) and PDP LABAN (Roel Degamo) gubernatorial
Free zone in NegOr?
Negros Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
August 30, 2015 If both NPC ( Arnaiz) and PDP LABAN (Roel Degamo) gubernatorial bets are for Mar Roxas, then a free zone looms this coming election so as not to jeopardize the Roxas votes which could gain spill overs effects. With the two leading... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalMore than 182.4 grams of suspected shabu, worth about P2.15 million, were confi
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
More than 182.4 grams of suspected shabu, worth about P2.15 million, were confiscated during a saturation drive in Purok Mutya, Sitio Canday-ong, in Barangay Calindagan, Dumaguete City, yesterday. The houses owned by Rosemarie Melon, Ryan Sales, Roy... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalAbout 400 policemen from have been deployed to Cebu as part of the augmentatio
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
About 400 policemen from have been deployed to Cebu as part of the augmentation force to secure delegates of the ongoing Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting, and those that remain in the province are doing extra duty hours,... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalCommission on Human Rights field investigator, Jess Cañete, said he believes t
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
Commission on Human Rights field investigator, Jess Cañete, said he believes that human rights violations were committed by five policemen and a civilian in the arrest and detention of a drug suspect in Dumaguete City December last... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalBusiness booth spaces are available for rent for this year's Buglasan Festival
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
Business booth spaces are available for rent for this year's Buglasan Festival at the Capitol Area and at the Sidlakang Negros Village in Dumaguete City. The Tourism Council said interested concessionaires for the Buglasan Festival... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Energy Development Corporation yesterday started its stakeholder consultati
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
The Energy Development Corporation yesterday started its stakeholder consultations in preparation for a massive greening project in the entire Negros Island. The expanded Binhi program aims to target, not only but Negros Occidental,... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
NegOr guv changes tune on NIR centerBACOLOD City – Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo appears to have softened hi
NegOr guv changes tune on NIR center
The Daily Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
BACOLOD City – Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo appears to have softened his opposition to the establishment of the Negros Island Regional (NIR) center at the border of Kabankalan City and Mabinay town. Kabankalan Mayor Isidro Zayco said Degamo... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
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404 Error
Negros Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Looks like the page you're looking for was moved or never existed. Make sure you typed the correct URL or followed a valid link. Current Issue: © 2005 - The Negros Chronicle - News around Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental, Philippines... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
RR apologizes for 3-day road blockAugust 23, 2015 City Tourism Officer RR Maquiling and Traffic Management czar D
RR apologizes for 3-day road block
Negros Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
August 23, 2015 City Tourism Officer RR Maquiling and Traffic Management czar Danny Atillo including City Engr Edwin Quirit appeared before the regular session to clarify and shed light on the incident to make a public apology. Maquiling was man... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Melo eyed for Board; Taclob to reopen roleAugust 23, 2015 To ensure a balanced representation in the Sangguniang Panlalaw
Melo eyed for Board; Taclob to reopen role
Negros Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
August 23, 2015 To ensure a balanced representation in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, some mayors in the second district welcome the possible candidacy of San Jose Mayor Melo Remollo for a seat in the provincial legislature under the Nationalist... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesNegros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo is now in favor of setting up a Negros Island
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo is now in favor of setting up a Negros Island Region (NIR) regional center at the border of Kabankalan City and Mabinay town. Degamo was agreeable to the plan yesterday after visiting the proposed site on the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalFormer chief justice Reynato Puno expressed optimism for a referendum to be inc
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
Former chief justice Reynato Puno expressed optimism for a referendum to be included in next year's poll ballot calling for charter change through a constitutional convention. Puno was guest speaker during the annual alumni gathering recently of the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalCommissioner Ma. Rowena Amelia Guanzon of the Commission on Elections will meet
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
Commissioner Ma. Rowena Amelia Guanzon of the Commission on Elections will meet women actively involved in politics in in a consultative meeting in Dumaguete City Friday. Guanzon is scheduled to arrive Thursday in time for this... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalA resident of Bais City in , who is reportedly an operator of a security agency
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
A resident of Bais City in , who is reportedly an operator of a security agency with office in Dumaguete City, was arrested during a buy-bust operation at around 11:35 a.m. Saturday near the Perpetual Help Church in Dumaguete. The... Read more
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Sun Star
Daang wins first University Run title in fifth attemptAS ONE of the longest running events in Cebu, the University Run has seen diffe
Daang wins first University Run title in fifth attempt
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
AS ONE of the longest running events in Cebu, the University Run has seen different runners who triumphed over the years. On the 10th University Run it was Robert Daang who took the spotlight and as he finally bagged the championship trophy after... Read more
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Inquirier.net
4 sinkholes appear after earthquakeDUMAGUETE CITY—At least four sinkholes have been discovered in a village in the
4 sinkholes appear after earthquake
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
DUMAGUETE CITY—At least four sinkholes have been discovered in a village in the town of Mabinay in Negros Oriental province on Thursday, a day after the village was shaken by an earthquake. At least 22 families face the prospect of evacuation since... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
SportsThe University of St. La Salle and Silliman University will hold their 2nd Dual
Sports
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 12 days ago
The University of St. La Salle and Silliman University will hold their 2nd Dual Meet in Dumaguete City on Saturday and Sunday. The meet between the two top universities in Negros Island will be a sporting highlight of the 114th Founders' Day... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalA review of the security services contract of blue guards at the Dumaguete City
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 12 days ago
A review of the security services contract of blue guards at the Dumaguete City Hall was proposed, following reports of a series of malicious mischief and vagrancy incidents in the area. Councilor Antonio Remollo said if the blue guards cannot... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalDumaguete City Tourism officer Woodrow Maquiling and Traffic Management officer
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 12 days ago
Dumaguete City Tourism officer Woodrow Maquiling and Traffic Management officer Danny Atillo apologized to members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod for the closure of Rizal Boulevard Tuesday to yesterday, when the SP only permitted its closure for one... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalDumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria received yesterday the �Gawad Masaligan
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 13 days ago
Dumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria received yesterday the �Gawad Masaligan� award from the 79 th Infantry Battalion (Masaligan), based in Siaton, . City Administrator William Ablong posted on Facebook that Sagarbarria was deeply... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalSupt. Jovito Atanacio, chief of police of Dumaguete City, admitted yesterday th
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 13 days ago
Supt. Jovito Atanacio, chief of police of Dumaguete City, admitted yesterday that security is a major concern during the Earth Day Jam 2015 today, and the Founders' Day celebration of Silliman University for 11 days. This is due to the pullout of... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesNegros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo said yesterday that he is opposed to the e
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 13 days ago
Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo said yesterday that he is opposed to the eventual creation of the Negros Island regional center at the boundary of Kabankalan City and Mabinay town. It will be more convenient for all if the status quo is adopted... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalA woman was injured in a shooting incident at Lukewright Street in Dumaguete Ci
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
A woman was injured in a shooting incident at Lukewright Street in Dumaguete City recently, but she was able to identify her alleged assailant, who was arrested in a follow-up operation. Supt. Jovito Atanacio, Dumaguete police officer in charge,... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
2 drug personalities get life termsAugust 16, 2015 Two drug personalities were sentenced recently to life imprison
2 drug personalities get life terms
Negros Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
August 16, 2015 Two drug personalities were sentenced recently to life imprisonment after they were found guilty beyond reasonable doubt for violation of Section 5 and Section 11 of RA 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
DN Steel, Philsouth forge joint ventureAugust 16, 2015 In another trailblazing effort to expand its services, thereby
DN Steel, Philsouth forge joint venture
Negros Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
August 16, 2015 In another trailblazing effort to expand its services, thereby, making it more competitive and attuned to the diversified needs of its ever-growing clientele, Philsouth Properties and Development Corporation, the pioneer real estate... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
COA car punctured thrice!August 16, 2015 Who is the coward who punctured the silver Hyundai sedan of th
COA car punctured thrice!
Negros Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
August 16, 2015 Who is the coward who punctured the silver Hyundai sedan of the COA auditor, not once but thrice! What is the fault of the car? Why not confront the owner? And settle things amicably? The bigger coward is the mastermind who is now... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Department of Interior and Local Government in confirmed the suspension fo
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
The Department of Interior and Local Government in confirmed the suspension for 90 days of Guihulngan Vice Mayor Ernesto Reyes as a result of the graft case filed against him and members of the Bids and Awards Committee, who were... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Hike in drugs use seen this seasonAugust 16, 2015 It is this time of the year that illegal drugs dealers would en
Hike in drugs use seen this season
Negros Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
August 16, 2015 It is this time of the year that illegal drugs dealers would enjoy brisk business as thousands of visitors, young and old, will flock to the city to join the various festivals and youth festivities including the Buglasan festival of... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Lakbay Aral contingent cheat death in AyungonAugust 16, 2015 Barangay officials and residents of Motong, Dumaguete cheated d
Lakbay Aral contingent cheat death in Ayungon
Negros Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
August 16, 2015 Barangay officials and residents of Motong, Dumaguete cheated death following a vehicular accident while on their way home from a Lakbal Aral in barangay Banban, Ayungon on Saturday, August 8, 2015. The incident took place at Tambo... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Graft court suspends Guihulngan vice mayorAugust 16, 2015 He spared enforcers from the hassle of implementing his suspen
Graft court suspends Guihulngan vice mayor
Negros Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
August 16, 2015 He spared enforcers from the hassle of implementing his suspension order by voluntarily vacating his post for the next 90 days after which, he is mandated to resume his duties as vice mayor unless otherwise provided by the... Read more
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Rappler
Residents flee island after false terror alertFORCED TO FLEE. Residents of Aliguay Island in Dapitan City stay in a governmen
Residents flee island after false terror alert
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
FORCED TO FLEE. Residents of Aliguay Island in Dapitan City stay in a government center after fleeing their homes. Photo by Gualberto Laput/Rappler DAPITAN CITY, Philippines – It all started with a harmless text message. As the text message was... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe 114 th Founders Day celebration of Silliman University in Dumaguete City op
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
The 114 th Founders Day celebration of Silliman University in Dumaguete City opened with a Sunday service at the SU Church yesterday, with Dr. Everett Mendoza, former vice president for Academic Affairs of SU, and now professor at the Divinity... Read more
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Sun Star
Kenyans dominate 2nd Talisay City MarathonKENYAN runners ruled the Talisay City Marathon yesterday at the Talisay City Ha
Kenyans dominate 2nd Talisay City Marathon
Sun Star / Posted 16 days ago
KENYAN runners ruled the Talisay City Marathon yesterday at the Talisay City Hall. Abraham Kilimo won the title in 2 hours 57 minutes and 40 seconds despite the tough race course which had a mix of trail, uphill and downhill parts, while compatriot... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalMore than P1 million worth of suspected shabu was confiscated from an alleged d
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 18 days ago
More than P1 million worth of suspected shabu was confiscated from an alleged drug pusher arrested by the police during a buy-bust operation in Dumaguete City, at around 9:35 p.m. Thursday. Police identified the suspect as Walter Cielo Arbas, alias... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalA member of the Negros Island Region Technical Working Group expressed apprehen
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 19 days ago
A member of the Negros Island Region Technical Working Group expressed apprehension that discussions on the Negros Island Region will be delayed or put to a halt because of the looming election season. NIR-TWG member Henry Sojor, who is also former... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Land Transportation Office and the Philippine National Police in are sayin
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 19 days ago
The Land Transportation Office and the Philippine National Police in are saying they do not have the proper resources to fully enforce traffic laws, rules and regulations. The pronouncement comes as the number of traffic-related... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThere was no extrajudicial killing attempt that happened in Dumaguete City as e
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 20 days ago
There was no extrajudicial killing attempt that happened in Dumaguete City as earlier complained by drug suspect Romeo Amoma Jr., who reproduced copies of a video that went viral and reached the Commission on Human Rights central office. Amoma, 32,... Read more
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Rappler
Transition to Negros Island Region startsNEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the n
Transition to Negros Island Region starts
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the national agencies to help with the transition of two Visayas provinces into the Negros Island Region. Through Memorandum Circular Number 81, signed by Executive Secretary... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Memorandum Circular No. 81, s. 2015Office of the President of the Philippines DIRECTING ALL HEADS OF NATIONAL GO
Memorandum Circular No. 81, s. 2015
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 20 days ago
Office of the President of the Philippines DIRECTING ALL HEADS OF NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, INCLUDING GOVERNMENT-OWNED OR -CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS, TO EXTEND THEIR FULL ASSISTANCE IN THE TRANSITION TO THE NEGROS ISLAND REGION WHEREAS,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PNoy to gov't agencies: Help Negros Island Region transitionMANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III has ordered national governm
PNoy to gov't agencies: Help Negros Island Region transition
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III has ordered national government agencies to assist in the transition to the Negros Island Region (NIR). Aquino's directive was issued through Memorandum Circular 81, signed by Executive Secretary... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Commission on Human Rights cleared members of the 11 th Infantry Battalion
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 21 days ago
The Commission on Human Rights cleared members of the 11 th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army from any involvement in the murder of a couple in Barangay Tacpao, Guihulngan City, , in May. The CHR's findings, through its... Read more
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Balita
CHR clears Army battalion, puts closure to double murder case August 12, 2015 5:13 am DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 11 — The Commission on Human Ri
CHR clears Army battalion, puts closure to double murder case
Balita / Posted 21 days ago
August 12, 2015 5:13 am DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 11 — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has put a closure to the double murder and arson case against a couple in Barangay Tacpao,... Read more
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Balita
Parish launches basketball tourney to raise blood donations August 12, 2015 5:26 am DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 11 — The San Isidro Labrador Pa
Parish launches basketball tourney to raise blood donations
Balita / Posted 21 days ago
August 12, 2015 5:26 am DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 11 — The San Isidro Labrador Parish in Junob, Dumaguete City, which comprises the barangays of Talay, Cadawinonan, Cantil-e, and Bajumpandan,... Read more
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