Negros Oriental governor sues Ombudsman officials for graft

Governor Roel Degamo files a graft complaint before the justice department, but does it have jurisdiction? MANILA, Philippines – As the Supreme Court tries to draw a clear line on what cases fall under the Office of the Ombudsman and Department of Justice (DOJ), a governor files a graft complaint against Ombudsman officials before the justice department.

NFA conducts strategic planning to ensure sufficient rice supply

Top central office executives and regional directors of the National Food Authority (NFA) recently met for an emergency strategic planning in view of a possible effect on local rice inventories by the delay in approval by the NFA Council for a government-to-government negotiation for the immediate importation of half of the 500,000 metric tons rice continue reading : NFA conducts strategic planning to ensure sufficient rice supply

Degamo denies reports of ‘new’ criminal cases

Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo yesterday vehemently belied reports circulated by his detractors that he is facing another set of 11 counts of criminal cases before the Sandiganbayan allegedly filed by Negros Oriental Board Member Jessica Villanueva.

Outstanding doctor dies of rare ailment

An outstanding government doctor from Mabinay, Negros Oriental, who won the hearts of rural folk because of her concern for the poor people of her province, has died after a nine-month battle with a rare disease.