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SOME P2,979,400,000 worth of tourism road projects covered by the convergence program of Department of Tourism (DOT) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Western Visayas are already completed. The almost P3-billion fund was ...
IN COMMEMORATION of Super Typhoon Yolanda's (Haiyan) onslaught in November, Senator Loren Legarda has urged citizens of Eastern Visayas, which was greatly devastated by the storm, to work together in making the region a model for resilience.

Department of Tourism Western Visayas Regional Director Helen Catalbas said China remains the second highest source of foreign visitors for Region 6. Catalbas said her office "is doubling its effort to develop more tourism products and assist tour ...
CAMP RUPERTO KANGLEON, Palo, Leyte - Security preparations are now being laid down by the Philippine National police (PNP) in Eastern Visayas for the arrival of suspected Eastern Visayas drug lord Rolan "Kerwin" E. Espinosa who was arrested the ...
Cebu City - Dengue cases in Central Visayas continue to rise despite the intensified campaign against the mosquito-borne disease, the Department of Health (DOH) 7 said Monday.
THE Philippine National police (PNP) in Eastern Visayas has welcomed the arrest of alleged drug lord Kerwin Espinosa in Abu Dhabi, saying it will totally "cripple" the operation of the region's biggest drug group.

MANILA, Oct. 17 - The Department of Labor and employment in the Eastern Visayas region completed its rounds of consultations with contractors, subcontractors, and employers as part of its action plan to stop 'endo' and other illegal contracting and ...
THE Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) will likely adjust the region's minimum wage in Eastern Visayas after both employers and workers evaded serious debates on pay hike. In a public hearing held at the Ritz tower de Leyte on ...
Maasin City - The Province of Southern Leyte is no longer ranked as one of the poorest provinces in Eastern Visayas, Rep. Roger G. Mercado said yesterday.
Tacloban City - The Department of Environment and natural resources Region office for Eastern Visayas (DENR-8) has done a study on three watersheds to assess their condition.
technology provider Converge ICT is looking to spend at least P2.7 billion next year to fund its expansion plans in a bid to extend its coverage in the Visayas and Mindanao areas. RELATED STORIES. Globe touts 'aggressive' spending among Asian ...
It was packing maximum sustained winds of 50 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of 70 kph, on Thursday, and the cyclone will intensify as it nears the Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions on Friday, October 14. "By Saturday (October 15), the ...
Cebu City - companies in Central Visayas have until the end of this year to cut by half the number of their contractual employees.
Tacloban CITY, Leyte Oct. 13(PIA) - In order to help alleviate the condition of the people in Eastern Visayas, the Technical Educational Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has alloted 10, 000 scholarship grants for the region.
THE Commission on population (PopCom) admitted that there are a lot of challenges in the implementation of Republic Act 10354, or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act.
During the period, 15 drug suspects were also killed, while 3 were injured in police operations. According to Gorero, PRO-6 acting regional director Chief Superintendent Jose Gentiles wants to turn Western Visayas from a "shabulized" region to a drug ...
De Lima accused as beneficiary of E. Visayas drug lord. by Aaron B. Recuenco October 13, 2016. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Email0 Share0.

Henry Schumacher, European Chamber of Commerce of The Philippines (ECCP) senior advocacy advisor, discusses plans and investments of the European Union in the Philippines during the 2016 Energy Smart Visayas forum at the Radisson Blu Hotel ...
MANILA, Philippines -- The state weather bureau warned residents of Eastern Visayas and Bicol region to be alert for possible flashfloods and landslides after a low pressure area east of the country developed into a tropical depression named "Karen.
The Ilayas' situation is unfortunately not unique. The Department of Health in Eastern Visayas said of the 869,414 households in the region, only 75 percent -- or just over 652,000 -- have their own sanitary toilets.
MANILA, Philippines (Philippines news agency) - Tropical Depression "Karen" will bring flashfloods over Eastern Visayas and the Bicol region on Thursday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.
Palo, Leyte -- The Department of education (DepEd) in Eastern Visayas announced the crafting of the regional banner project this October and said it will be launched on November 8, the third anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
A TOP official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Eastern Visayas said there is no existing drug laboratory in the region, despite proliferation of narcotics here.
Red tide alert still up in 5 Eastern Visayas bays. by Philippine news agency October 12, 2016. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Email0 Share0.
ASIDE from the one in Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija, the Department of Health (DOH) is now looking at establishing three more mega drug treatment and rehabilitation center in other parts of the country in a bid to cope with the growing number of drug ...
MANILA, Philippines - The state weather bureau yesterday advised residents of Eastern Visayas and Caraga region in northeastern Mindanao to brace for heavy rains from a low-pressure area off Guiuan, Eastern Samar.
Tacloban CITY, Philippines -- Red tide toxins remain in five bays in Eastern Visayas, prompting the Bureau of fisheries and Aquatic Resources to urge local governments to strictly enforce an existing shellfish ban.
Western Visayas' labor office and its partner-agencies will open a One-Stop Service Center for Overseas Filipino workers (OSSCO) in the region on October 19.
MANILA, Philippines - State weather bureau PAGASA is monitoring a low pressure area (LPA) which is embedded along the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) affecting Palawan, the Visayas, and Mindanao. In its bulletin issued 5 pm on Tuesday, October ...
Tacloban City - Eastern Visayas can be considered as Philippine Eagle territory after confirmation that the national bird has made a home in the islands of Leyte and Samar.
Around 2, 000 indigenous people and Moro from various regions in Mindanao converged at Leyte on Sunday, Oct. 9 for the Visayas leg of this year's people's national caravan dubbed as the Journey of the National Minorities for Self Determination and peace.
THE Overseas workers' Welfare Association (OWWA) has provided a total of P34.2 million to 2243 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Central Visayas who lost ...
More ancestral domain territories were appropriated by the State in favor of big Corporations and land-hungry peasants from the Visayas and Luzon. It started with logging operations but have now expanded to mining explorations and actual extractions ...
Iloilo City - Around 60 percent of proposed projects under the Philippine Rural Development Plan (PRDP) with funds accumulating to some P1.2 billion have been approved or are being implemented in Western Visayas. Department of agriculture (DA) ...
... news agency October 5, 2016. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Email0 Share0. Tacloban City - The total rice output for the first six months of the year in Eastern Visayas posted a 3.3 percent increase, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) noted in its ...
THE commander of army forces in Eastern Visayas will retire from the service today and will be replaced by a senior officer who is described as a "silent worker.
INTENSIFIED intervention for cacao planting in Eastern Visayas is expected to raise the production of dried cacao beans to 5,000 metric tons (MT) in 2022, the Department of agriculture (DA) said.
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Health (DOH) will expand its school-based dengue immunization program to include public school students in Central Visayas. This was revealed by health officials on Tuesday, October 4, during the plenary ...
Thousands of teachers and education officials from Eastern Visayas will join the regional celebration of World Teachers' Day at the Tacloban City Convention Center today, October 5. DepEd Undersecretary for curriculum and instruction Dina Ocampo will ...
THE government is stepping up awareness drive on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Eastern Visayas as part of the month-long National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration this October.
Thousands of teachers and education officials from Eastern Visayas will join the regional celebration of World Teachers' Day at the Tacloban City Convention Center today, October 5. DepEd Undersecretary for curriculum and instruction Dina Ocampo will ...
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SOME 1,000 travel and tourism bloggers in different countries in the Asia Pacific region will come and see the tourist attractions based in Western Visayas, according to Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director Helen Catalbas. Western Visayas has ...
Families in Metro Manila, rest of Luzon and Visayas have the highest fear of drug addicts, based on the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey results released yesterday.
A member of Congress is counting on the Duterte administration's massive railway projects in the Visayas and Mindanao to serve as "great equalizers" to the ...
The rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. Winds will be light to moderate from the southwest to west over the whole country, with coastal waters throughout the archipelago to be slight to moderate.
The Western Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao and Caraga will experience cloudy conditions accompanied with light to moderate rain and thunderstorms due to Typhoon Igme, weather service PAGASA predicted in a Sunday morning ...
While a famed destination among tourists be cause of its rich culture and heritage, the City of Iloilo is becoming a highly favored destination among local and foreign investors and locators, all of whom have sought to tap the lucrative prospects ...
children play in floodwaters after heavy southwest monsoon rains inundated low-lying areas of San Mateo and nearby provinces Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, in San ...
Tacloban City - The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (CIDU) of the Philippine National police (PNP) in Eastern Visayas based has been cited by the CIDG-PNP Central Office for its sterling ...


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