Diarrhea downs 58 residents in NegOr town

DUMAGUETE CITY – As health authorities continue to trace the possible cause of diarrhea cases in Bacong, Negros Oriental, the Department of Health (DOH) in the province reported that the number of affected residents rose to 58 on Thursday. In an interview with the Philippine News Agency, Dr. Socrates Villamor, DOH-Negros Oriental provincial chief, said…

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Red tide still up in 2 Surigao Sur bays

BUTUAN CITY – Red tide toxins continue to affect the coastal waters of Lianga town and Bislig City in Surigao del Sur. In Shellfish Bulletin No. 18 Series of 2021 released on Thursday, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said that shellfishes collected in these areas are still positive for paralytic shellfish poison…

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NegOr town hastens Covid testing with donated kits, mediums

DUMAGUETE CITY – The municipality of Valencia in Negros Oriental can now accelerate its testing of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients following the donation of Universal Transport Mediums (UTMs) and detection kits by geothermal power leader, Energy Development Corporation (EDC). This is EDC’s latest show of support for the province of Negros Oriental particularly Valencia,…

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BFP to start formal probe of Antique mall fire

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – The Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP) will start on June 28 the formal investigation on the blaze that gutted the Gaisano Grand Mall of Antique. BFP Antique caretaker Sr. Inspector Victor Loreto, during his appearance before the provincial board on Thursday, said four officers from their national headquarters…

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Smart campus rises in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY – Around 12,000 students and 600 faculty members of the state-run Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) have joined the digital bandwagon transforming real campus experience into a smart campus where everything is connected and accessible for enhancing flexible learning. With a grant of PHP24.9 million from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), MMSU…

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