Category: Visayas

2 dead, 1 rescued in Leyte landslide

Two senior citizens and a minor were trapped after a road section in Cuatro de Agosto village in Mahaplag, Leyte collapsed and buried them on Saturday dawn. (Kerwin Vill photo)

8M trees planted in Negros amid the pandemic

Despite the travel restrictions during the community quarantines, a massive joint government and non-government movement for the forest restoration of Negros Island has already planted eight million trees on its fifth year. (Pixabay photo)

State university resumes operations after ‘lockdown’

The Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) has ordered non-teaching and administrative staff to return to work effective Tuesday, Dec. 15, after a week of “lockdown” due to an employee testing positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). (Contributed photo)

San Juanico bridge lighting project runs final test

The contractor of the San Juanico Aesthetic Lighting project is running a final test run for five nights in preparation for the formal unveiling of the new attraction early next year. (PNA photo by Roel Amazona)

Cop killed; detainee wounded in Samar ambush

A police officer was killed and a detainee was critically wounded when suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) ambushed a patrol car in Marabut, Samar past noon on Thursday. (Contributed photo)

DOT blasts tourists for faking Covid-19 test results in Boracay

The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday slammed the tourists from Luzon who faked their coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) test results to enter the island, which has recently welcomed travelers after months of closure. (Pixabay photo)

Badjaos staying in NegOcc return to Mindanao

Another group of Badjaos who have been staying in northern Negros Occidental in the past months has returned home to Mindanao via Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental over the weekend. (Army’s 11th IB photo)

DOT probes Boracay ‘full moon party’ over quarantine violations

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is investigating a recent party in Boracay over violations of quarantine protocols, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said on Wednesday. (PNA photo)

Cebu City eyes new tourism products to attract more visitors

The Cebu City Tourism Commission (CCTC) here has bared plans to offer new tourism products to travelers visiting the provincial capital. (mycebu.ph photo)