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Negros Oriental Governor Degamo again secures TRO vs dismissal order

Jan 15, 2018 - 7:35 PM

Degamo expects to return to office on Wednesday, January 17, after the 90-day suspension order against him ends

ROEL DEGAMO. Photo from Roel Degamo's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/degamo.roel

After Carandang, VACC goes after another Deputy Ombudsman

Jan 09, 2018 - 4:01 PM

The complaint is filed before the Office of the President despite an SC ruling declaring the President's power to remove a deputy ombudsman and special prosecutor unconstitutional

FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION? For his suspension and dismissal orders against former governor Roel Degamo, Deputy Ombudsman for Visayas Paul Clemente faces a complaint before the Office of the President seeking a disciplinary action against him.

Negros Oriental's new governor takes over

Dec 21, 2017 - 8:10 PM

Negros Oriental Vice Governor Edward Mark Macias assumes the gubernatorial post following a dismissal order from the Ombudsman against Governor Roel Degamo

NEW GOVERNOR. Newly-installed Negros Oriental Governor Edward Mark Macias (left) greets Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. during the latter’s birthday celebration in Sagay City on Thursday, December 21. Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

Ombudsman dismisses Negros Oriental governor over P10M intel fund

Dec 07, 2017 - 3:37 PM

(UPDATED) Vice Governor Edward Mark Macias is acting governor of Negros Oriental

DISMISSED. Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo refuses to vacate his post despite a dismissal order against him. File photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

Negros Oriental gov hits Ombudsman for delay in corruption case

Mar 31, 2017 - 1:08 PM

The doctrine of inordinate delay is used by respondents to seek the dismissal of their charges

Negros Oriental governor sues Ombudsman officials for graft

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:37 PM

Governor Roel Degamo files a graft complaint before the justice department but does it have jurisdiction?

SUING OMBUDSMAN OFFICIALS. Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo, shown in this photo when he posted bail on January 27, 2017, is suing the Ombudsman officials who filed the charges against him. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Negros Oriental governor secures 60-day TRO on 2nd dismissal order

Feb 15, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The Court of Appeals stops the implementation of a second dismissal order against Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo over a complaint regarding his alleged misuse of calamity funds

TRO. Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo has again stopped the implementation of another dismissal order against him. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Negros Oriental governor posts P1.1-M bail for graft charges

Jan 27, 2017 - 5:56 PM

The Sandiganbayan grants the motion of Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo to post a reduced bail of P1 1 million – nearly half of the P2 3 million bail earlier set by the anti graft court

Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo surrendered to the court Friday morning, January 27 and then asked them to cut his bail in half. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Sandiganbayan orders arrest of Negros Oriental gov for fund misuse

Jan 25, 2017 - 5:23 PM

Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo must pay a P2 23 million bail for his temporary freedom

ARREST ORDER. Re-elected governor Roel Degamo awaits arrest after the Sandiganbayan affirmed graft and malversation charges against him over the alleged misuse of his province's calamity funds.

Negros Oriental gov misused calamity funds – Ombudsman

Jan 06, 2017 - 11:53 AM

UPDATED The Ombudsman finds that Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo illegally paid for infrastructure projects in 2012 using calamity funds

Negros Oriental gov secures 60-day TRO vs dismissal order

Jun 27, 2016 - 12:49 AM

Reelected Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo says everything is back to normal at the provincial government following the TRO

DISMISSED. Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo refused to vacate his post despite a dismissal order against him. File photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

Dismissed Negros Oriental governor refuses to leave office

Jun 21, 2016 - 7:15 PM

Reelected Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo was ordered dismissed for grave misconduct over the illegal use of calamity funds but he has refused to vacate his post

DISMISSED. Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo refuses to vacate his post despite a dismissal order against him. File photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

Top 3 challenges for Dumaguete's next leaders

May 08, 2016 - 10:20 PM

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

THE BOULEVARD. One of Dumaguete City's well-known tourist spots. Photo by Therene Mari Quijano

Negros Island Region holds first council meet; no chairman elected

Dec 05, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr says nominations for chairman could be done after the May 2016 elections when localities shall have elected a new set of officials

REGIONAL COUNCIL. Members of the council of the newly created region agree to nominate a chairman after the May 2016 elections, when a new set of officials are in place. Among those in the first council meeting in Bacolod City on December 4, 2015, are (from left) Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr, NEDA interim regional director, NEDA deputy director general Margarita Songco, and Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

‪Negros Oriental seeks 'equal vote' in reg'l dev't council

Jun 20, 2015 - 9:12 PM

Officials of Negros Oriental cite the fact that their province only has 6 cities while Negros Occidental has 13

ONE NEGROS. Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II leads a meeting of the Technical Working Group on the implementing rules and regulations of EO 183, creating the Negros Island Region, at the DILG office in Manila on June 19, 2015. Photo from Negros Oriental Governor's Roel Degamo's Facebook account

NegOr officials to participants: Be our ambassadors

Apr 22, 2013 - 1:54 PM

Dumaguete mayor Manuel Sagarbarria urged Palaro participants to be the city s ambassadors in their provinces

FROM THE SKIES. A light plane drops confetti during the opening ceremonies of the Palarong Pambansa. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Luistro: Sports contribute to PH development

Apr 21, 2013 - 8:31 PM

DepEd Secretary Br Armin Luistro reiterated that Palaro 2013 will be key to nation building

Photo by Rappler/Roy Secretario.

All systems go for grand Palaro 2013

Apr 19, 2013 - 5:02 PM

With two days to go Negros Oriental has put in place the venues for the different events in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa

What you need to know about the Palarong Pambansa

Apr 07, 2013 - 12:00 AM

Here s what you need to know about the biggest sporting event in the country the Palarong Pambansa

Negros Oriental all set to host Palaro 2013

Mar 05, 2013 - 6:52 PM

Negros Oriental Gov Roel Degamo expressed his province s readiness to host the much awaited 2013 Palarong Pambansa in Dumaguete City

SIGNED. Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo (left) and DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro presented the MOU they signed for the 2013 Palarong Pambansa. Photo by Josiah Israel Albelda/Rappler