M4.9 earthquake hit Cebu

CEBU. Court workers, lawyers and their clients step out of the Quimonda building after the M4.9 quake that struck at 9:47 a.m. (Flornisa Marie M. Gitgano)

Response resources

DAVAO. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte turns over to city's barangays 110 multicabs and 79 motorcycles that will be utilized for quick and effective response to calamities. (Seth delos Reyes)

Libreng taud sa corsage

DAVAO. Libre nga taud ang gihatag nga serbisyo sa babaye ngadto sa mga mopalit sa iyang corsage ug garland kay graduwasyon sa mga estudyante sa Magallanes Central Elementary School kagahapon didto sa Almendras Gym. (Seth delos Reyes)

Maleldo 2015

PAMPANGA. Ruben Enaje shows stainless steel nails that will be used to nail them in the cross on Good Friday in San Pedro Cutud, City of San Fernando. (Chris Navarro)

Going LED for Earth Hour

PAMPANGA. Performers suited up with light emitting diodes or LED dance to "change climate change" during Saturday’s Earth Hour at SM City Pampanga. (Jovi T. De Leon)

Palm Sunday in Bacolod

BACOLOD. Catholic faithful in Bacolod City bring their palm fronds to the San Sebastian Cathedral for blessing during the Palm Sunday yesterday. (Merlinda A. Pedrosa)

Barricade continues

ILIGAN CITY. More than 1,000 supporters of suspended Iligan City Mayor Celso Regencia are still camped outside City Hall. The DILG served the notice of suspension Friday and Vice Mayor Roderic Marzo has been sworn in the city's new mayor. (ANJO J. BACARISAS)

earth hour

CEBU. Power demand in the three Visayas regions dropped by 34.67 megawatts during Earth Hour last Saturday. In Lapu-Lapu City, dancers with LED lights for props performed during an event hosted by Crimson Resort and Spa. (Alan Tangcawan)

Paggatas sa kanding

DAVAO. Inay mogamit og makina, mas gipili sa Mindanao Baptist Rural Life Center ang mano-manong paggatas sa ilang kanding.

Palm Sunday sa San Pedro Cathedral

DAVAO. MGA parokyano sa San Pedro Cathedral nagpabendita sa ilang lukay alang sa pagsugod sa pagsaulog sa Semana Santa kagahapon, March 29, 2015. (Seth delos Reyes)

P140,000 ‘shabu’ seized in raid; ex-cop charged

POLICE operatives raided the house of a suspected drug pusher early Wednesday in Barangay Lower Camanjac, Dumaguete City and seized a large volume of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or "shabu."

The suspect was identified as David...

AFP, PNP in Negros Oriental ‘united’

COMMANDERS of the military and police in Negros Oriental assured Wednesday that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the province remain united amid perceived “animosity” between the two...

Tayasan declares state of calamity

THE local government unit (LGU) of Tayasan, Negros Oriental declared a state of calamity on Monday following the damages brought by Tropical Depression Queenie.

Vice Mayor Julius Bromo, in a telephone interview, told Sun.Star that the Municipal Council approved the request of the...

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Cable subscribers enjoy clear TV reception

SUBSCRIBERS of the pioneer and leading cable television in Dumaguete will enjoy high quality cable entertainment before the end of February 2014, a top official of the Skycable Dumaguete said.

Pacete: Growing old in Negros

(First of Three Parts)

THIS article is not about the senior citizens. This is about the Negrosanos who were born here and decided to grow white hair here. They are those who...

Bernaldez to knock out Abila

MARK “Machete” Bernaldez of Butuan City desired to knock out a 26-year-old opponent Christian Abila of Manila in a boxing fight at the Dumaguete City Quadrangle Tuesday evening.

Bernaldez,...

Degamo turns 47 in good health

GOVERNOR Roel Degamo celebrated his 47th birthday Monday in good health.

Gov. Degamo told Sun.Star that his greatest birthday gift from God is good health.

Another special gift for...

Davao in 2 days

Davao in 2 days

At an expansive 2,443 square kilometers and the gateway and jump-off point to other destinations, Davao City has a myriad of...