The tourist faces charges for violating Republic Act 8550 or the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998
Andy Villaruel shows us all how having a disability does not limit him from living his life.
Police say Lito Belandres belonged to the group of Cebu City drug lord Jeffrey 'Jaguar' Diaz, who was killed in a police operation in Metro Manila
The blue whale, also known as the largest mammal in the world, is one of the 26 cetacean species found in the Philippines
Canadian traveler Christian LeBlanc shares this featured photo and shares more about this beautiful stretch of sand, a boat ride away from Dumaguete
On top of problems in poverty, crime, and pollution, the capital of Negros Oriental is still adjusting to the new Negros Island Region set-up
A commotion ensues at the relief operations center over donations from politicians.
Colorful Buglasan festival, peaceful Silliman University, placid beaches, and a look at the city's growing art scene
The forum will be held from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on March 10 at the Silliman University gymnasium. Register via Eventbrite below.
Environmental advocates in Dumaguete demand climate justice, which they say is also a matter of human rights
Here's one old woman who has withstood the test of time.
Asia's first American-founded institution of higher learning celebrates a milestone
Dellosa says, 'That is what we are looking at right now after we became strict in Mindanao. They (smugglers) are testing if it can be possibly done in Visayas'
Take a quick tour and meet some of these undersea creatures via photos from freelance dive master and photographer Jun Lao
Local airlines cancel flights to 9 areas due to bad weather
(UPDATED) More than 3.4 million people, all in Central Visayas, have been affected by Tuesday's magnitude 7.2 tremor; aftershocks continue to rattle region
DepEd is looking for alternative learning sites. It's also in need of tents to serve as temporary classrooms.
NPC mayoral candidate and re-electionist Sagarbarria is proclaimed mayor of Dumaguete
This year’s elections show how the players are improving on established forms of vote buying and vote selling
Negros Oriental election supervisor admits cases of vote-buying in the province.
Trip Advisor ranks Go Hotels as the 4th out of 21 premium hotels in Negros Oriental
Some members of the Board of Election Inspectors are reported to be at a loss about processes
Some 300 cyclists paved the road to raise awareness against human trafficking in Dumaguete
Palaro Pambansa marks the end of the 2013 games with closing ceremonies.
Karl Mari, who broke 3 records in the 2012 Palaro, has pulled out of this year's archery competition.
To ensure the successful staging of the Palaro, the DepEd has allotted Php 205.4-million for it.
Dumaguete mayor Manuel Sagarbarria urged Palaro participants to be the city's ambassadors in their provinces.
They may not be involved with organizing the Palaro, but these Dumaguetenos are cherishing this momentous experience.
A grand parade featuring more than 5000 athletes ushered in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony.
Almost 10,000 student athletes from all 17 regions of the country gather in Dumaguete for the Philippines' largest sporting event. The opening ceremonies and parade of athletes mark the official start of Palarong Pambansa 2013. Natashya Gutierrez reports.
Follow Rappler's coverage of Day 1 of the 2013 Palarong Pambansa in this live blog.
Sofia Gonzalez left the opportunity to play for the national team to go for the gold in Palaro 2013.
Rappler's Palaro photographers scoured Dumaguete to take snapshots of the Palaro playing venues before action begins here.
Follow the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Palarong Pambansa as it happens
Born with no legs, Jomar Maalam becomes the first amputee swimmer from Western Mindanao to compete in Palarong Pambansa
Hailing from Tawi-Tawi, the ARMM football team play for peace, prosperity and their future.
Jomar Maalam is a 16-year-old swimmer from Zamboanga del Sur who was born without legs. He competes in Palarong Pambansa 2013.
With two days to go, Negros Oriental has put in place the venues for the different events in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa.
Snapshots from athletes' preparations for the 2013 Palarong Pambansa.
Having trouble looking for Palaro 2013 venues? Here's Rappler's map for you.
Here's what you need to know about the biggest sporting event in the country --- the Palarong Pambansa.
Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo expressed his province's readiness to host the much-awaited 2013 Palarong Pambansa in Dumaguete City.
Unable to come to Dumaguete because of strong rain, the President says he will still arrange for a visit in the future
While the transmission of votes to the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) citizen party’s server might have caused an almost 3-hour delay, voters were happy with the speed with which they were able to cast their votes
'Pablo' accelerates as it moves towards Negros Oriental and the rest of the Visayas
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Six LGUs were recognized as models of good governance for their initiatives in engaging citizens in government monitoring