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Dumaguete City radio reporter shot dead

May 06, 2020 - 12:20 AM

Rex Cornelio is the third radio journalist to be killed in Dumaguete City since 2018

JOURNALIST KILLED. Radio broadcaster Rex Cornelio is killed in Dumaguete City. Photo from Cornelio's Facebook page

Negros Oriental reports first coronavirus-positive case

Mar 11, 2020 - 9:46 PM

(UPDATED) The patient, who is from Dumaguete City, has just returned from a convention in Metro Manila, where he also visited the Greenhills Mall

EMERGENCY BRIEFING. (From left) Negros Oriental Provincial Health Officer Dr Liland Estacion, Provincial Public Information Officer Bimbo Miraflor, and DOH provincial chief Dr Socrates Villamor give details of the first COVID-19 case in the province evening of March 11, 2020. Screengrab from Negros Oriental Facebook page

Riding-in-tandem gunmen attack lawyer in Dumaguete

Jan 03, 2020 - 12:24 PM

(UPDATED) 74-year-old lawyer Ray Moncada is in critical condition

Cop tagged in Dumaguete broadcaster's slay surrenders

Nov 15, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Police Corporal Roger Rubio is the suspected gunman in the killing of radio blocktimer Dindo Generoso

SUSPECT. Police officer Roger Rubio, a suspect in the killing of radio broadcaster Dindo Generoso, is presented to the media. Screengrab from PCOO

Suspect in slay of Dumaguete broadcaster placed on immigration lookout

Nov 12, 2019 - 7:06 PM

Alleged gambling lord Tomasino Aledro is facing murder charges along with two other suspects in connection with the killing of dyEM 96.7 Bai Radio block-timer Dindo Generoso

IMMIGRATION. Murder suspect Tomasino Aledro is placed on immigration watchlist. Photo by Jae Maryanol

2 suspects in killing of Dumaguete radio broadcaster arrested

Nov 08, 2019 - 9:52 AM

Police identify inactive police officer Glenn Corsame and a Teddy Reyes Salaw as suspects in the killing of radio broadcaster Dindo Generoso

SUSPECTS ARRESTED. 2 suspects are arrested in connection with the killing of radio announcer Dindo Generoso. Photo from Generoso's Facebook page

Radio broadcaster shot dead in Dumaguete City

Nov 07, 2019 - 10:41 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Radio announcer Dindo Generoso is shot dead on his way to work in Dumaguete City

Dumaguete approves ordinance establishing 24/7 library

Oct 10, 2019 - 5:36 PM

The ordinance comes weeks after a post began circulating online of a McDonald’s branch requesting students not to study in their establishment

ALWAYS OPEN. The Dumaguete City Council passes an ordinance opening the library 24/7. Photo from Dumaguete City Public Library's Facebook page

Flood-prone Dumaguete braces for storms with a map

Jun 07, 2018 - 3:16 PM

Dumaguete's disaster management office is geotagging the city in case of crippling disasters

Dumaguete radio broadcaster dies one day after attack

May 02, 2018 - 11:10 AM

Journalists and human rights advocates condemn the killing of Edmund Sestoso, who was attacked by unidentified gunmen

Western Visayas’ Quitoy sets stunning record in Palarong Pambansa 2018

Apr 17, 2018 - 1:09 PM

News of the overwhelming way Ann Katherine Quitoy smashed the Palaro record in the javelin throw attracts lots of scholarship offers

Ann Katherine Quitoy Photo: Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Negros Oriental declares measles outbreak

Mar 06, 2018 - 3:15 PM

(UPDATED) A total of 7 areas in the province are reporting cases of measles. The exact number of cases has yet to be announced.

OUTBREAK. Negros Oriental is now the 4th major area in the Philippines where a measles outbreak has been declared by the government.

WATCH: 100 days to go before NSPC 2018

Nov 11, 2017 - 11:58 PM

The theme of the upcoming schools press conference is 'Embracing ASEAN Integration: Campus journalists' role in advancing inclusive education'

Heavy rain triggers floods in Dumaguete

Oct 19, 2017 - 3:52 PM

A bridge collapses as the Banica River in Dumaguete City overflows

Top 3 challenges for Dumaguete's next leaders

May 08, 2016 - 10:20 PM

On top of problems in poverty crime and pollution the capital of Negros Oriental is still adjusting to the new Negros Island Region set up

THE BOULEVARD. One of Dumaguete City's well-known tourist spots. Photo by Therene Mari Quijano

Fire in Dumaguete kills 2, razes 96 houses

May 08, 2016 - 8:52 PM

A commotion ensues at the relief operations center over donations from politicians

DUMAGUETE FIRE. Residents look for things they can save from their houses. Photo by Nash Denver Baya/ Rappler

DepEd: Tents, alternative classrooms needed in Visayas

Oct 16, 2013 - 8:25 PM

DepEd is looking for alternative learning sites It s also in need of tents to serve as temporary classrooms

DAMAGED SCHOOLS. Part of the wall of Baclayon Central Elementary School falls down after the earthquake that hit Bohol on October 15. Photo by Edeliza Macalandag

NPC's Sagarbarria wins in Dumaguete City

May 14, 2013 - 3:29 PM

NPC mayoral candidate and re electionist Sagarbarria is proclaimed mayor of Dumaguete

Go Hotels among Dumaguete’s top 5 hotels

May 08, 2013 - 7:37 PM

Trip Advisor ranks Go Hotels as the 4th out of 21 premium hotels in Negros Oriental

ONE OF THE BEST. Trip Advisor ranks Go Hotels Dumaguete 4th best hotel in Negros Oriental. All photos by Kevin dela Cruz/Rappler.com

VLOG: Palarong Pambansa 2013 officially begins

Apr 21, 2013 - 8:54 PM

Almost 10 000 student athletes from all 17 regions of the country gather in Dumaguete for the Philippines largest sporting event The opening ceremonies and parade of athletes mark the official start of Palarong Pambansa 2013 Natashya Gutierrez reports

LIVE BLOG: #Palaro2013 Opening Ceremony

Apr 21, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Follow the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Palarong Pambansa as it happens

Swimmer with no legs guns for gold

Apr 20, 2013 - 5:41 PM

Born with no legs Jomar Maalam becomes the first amputee swimmer from Western Mindanao to compete in Palarong Pambansa

ARMM booters play for peace and prosperity

Apr 20, 2013 - 2:19 PM

Hailing from Tawi Tawi the ARMM football team play for peace prosperity and their future

Amputee swimmer competes in Palaro 2013

Apr 20, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Jomar Maalam is a 16 year old swimmer from Zamboanga del Sur who was born without legs He competes in Palarong Pambansa 2013

All systems go for grand Palaro 2013

Apr 19, 2013 - 5:02 PM

With two days to go Negros Oriental has put in place the venues for the different events in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa

What you need to know about the Palarong Pambansa

Apr 07, 2013 - 12:00 AM

Here s what you need to know about the biggest sporting event in the country the Palarong Pambansa

Delayed transmission in Dumaguete mock polls

Feb 02, 2013 - 8:09 PM

While the transmission of votes to the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas KBP citizen party’s server might have caused an almost 3 hour delay voters were happy with the speed with which they were able to cast their votes

6 LGUs recognized for citizen engagement programs

Apr 28, 2012 - 5:09 PM

Six LGUs were recognized as models of good governance for their initiatives in engaging citizens in government monitoring

Dumaguete City: Sendong's third victim

Dec 23, 2011 - 6:07 PM

Little is known about how Tropical Storm Sendong ravaged a third city in the south Dumaguete City See dramatic footage taken by professional videographer Mark Anthony Besario

DUMAGUETE. A house is swept away by rampaging floods. Video by Mark Anthony Besario.