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KEEP NEGROS ORIENTAL BIRD FLU-FREE – PANGILINAN

Vice-presidential aspirant Senator Kiko Pangilinan said he supports the proposal of the Negros Oriental provincial government to ban the entry of poultry and related products from Luzon to prevent the avian influenza spread in the province. In an interview with a local radio station, Pangilinan said measures to prevent the entry of avian influenza, also […]

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GABALDON SCHOOL BUILDING ENDURED ‘ODETTE’ – DEPED

After the onslaught of Typhoon Odette, Education Secretary Leonor Briones highlighted the durability of a school building in Gabaldon, Negros Oriental. “As we visited schools affected by the typhoon, I was really impressed by how resilient Gabaldon school buildings are. This goes to show that these facilities can endure any type of calamities,” Briones noted. “This […]

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VALENCIA IMPOSES 4-DAY FIESTA LOCKDOWN – TEVES

The municipality of Valencia in Negros Oriental will be imposing a four-day lockdown in time for its annual fiesta celebration to stymie the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The lockdown will be from Oct. 11-14, as embodied in Executive Order No. 29, series of 2021, signed by Mayor Edgar Teves. Valencia celebrates its fiesta […]

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DEPED LAUDS N. ORIENTAL CONTRIBUTION TO EDUCATION

Citing Negros Oriental’s tradition of producing brilliant students and competent educators, Secretary of Education Leonor Briones paid tribute to its contributions to education during her virtual visit to the province. “For such a small island, for such a small province, the magnitude of our contribution to education has been very immense,” Briones said. “Very small […]

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PROBERS IN DUMAGUETE RADIOMAN SLAY THREATENED, INTIMIDATED – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) has expressed alarm over reports that investigators tasked to probe the recent killing of Dumaguete City-based radio anchor Cornelio “Rex” Pepino are being threatened and intimidated by some individuals in Negros Oriental. PTFoMS Executive Director, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, said his office has been receiving regular updates […]