Ford shuts all plants in Brazil

Ford Motor Co. announced Monday it is closing all its factories in Brazil, bringing its more than 100-year history in the country to a close.

In a press release, the company said a drop in sales, the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, and the rise …

Read More

POGO-linked kidnap cases rise amid pandemic

The number of kidnapping cases involving Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) almost doubled last year amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG) said on Tuesday.

Citing latest data, AKG director Brig. Gen. Jonnel Estomo said a total of …

Read More

POC to spearhead volleyball election

The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has called on the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) to hold an election for what would look like a new national sports association (NSA) for volleyball.

POC president Abraham Tolentino said the election is needed to take place before the …

Read More

NegOr logs 55 new Covid-19 recoveries

The province of Negros Oriental has recorded 55 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the past few days even as the number of new cases spiked to its all-time high after the holidays.

Assistant Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Liland Estacion, health committee …

Read More

Power outages hit NegOr areas

Several parts of Negros Oriental serviced by the Negros Oriental Electric Cooperative II (Noreco II) have experienced long hours of brownout for two days in a row beginning early Monday due to the tripping of the Amlan-Siaton 69kV line of the National Grid Corporation of …

Read More