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AFTER five years of a judicial tug-of-war on its cityhood status, the city of Baybay in Leyte has emerged as an urban powerhouse in the Eastern Visayas region. The biggest municipality of the province, it was proclaimed a component city on June 15, 2007, by virtue of Republic Act (RA) 9389 authored by ...
TWO New People's army rebels died yesterday in a firefight with government forces in Baybay City in Leyte. The firefight is the first to be reported since government's unilateral New Year's truce with the communist rebels ended last Tuesday. Maj. Gen. Raul Farnacio, commander of the Army's 8th Infantry ...

PCSO General manager Alexander Balutan said the lone winner bagged the jackpot after correctly guessing the winning combination of 29-16-05-25-12-30. The lucky bettor bought the ticket from a lotto outlet along Independence St, Mahaplag town. Apart from the jackpot winner, Balutan said 60 other ...
Isabel (Leyte) Mayor Saturnino Medina Jr. and two other individuals are facing graft cases before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the sale/purchase made by the municipality involving two vehicles. In one charge sheet, the Office of the Ombudsman accused the following of violating Section 3(e) of ...
Tacloban CITY, Leyte: Shellfish ban is still up in eight bays in Eastern Visayas as red tide toxins continue to plague some coastal waters of the region since ... Leyte town in Leyte was the latest town added to the list after the BFAR main office included the area for shellfish ban on December 28, 2017.
An undetermined number of families were also evacuated in the towns of Palo and Tanauan, both in Leyte, said Arvin Monge, officer of DRRMO in Leyte. At least 55 families in Jipapad town in Eastern Samar were evacuated because of flooding, according to a report from the Philippine Information Agency ...

Some areas in the province of Leyte were flooded due to the heavy rains brought by Tropical Depression Agaton. ... Sabale, clearing and retrieval operations in the province of Lanao del Norte particularly near the Maranding River and in the Municipalities of Salavador, Tubod and Lala were still ongoing.
The mayor of San Francisco town in Southern Leyte has been charged with graft before the Sandiganbayan over his alleged irregular disbursement of cash advances worth more than P390,000 in 2012. Based on the charge sheet filed by the Office of the Ombudsman, Mayor Samson Gamutan Jr. will face ...
Urduja tore across the major islands of Samar and Leyte on Saturday, December 16, toppling power lines in 39 towns or cities and damaging roads and ... and I just want to get home to my family for Christmas," Eliaquin Pilapil, a 55-year-old farmer, told AFP from a port in the town of Matnog in the eastern ...
The municipality of Kananga in Leyte has been placed under a state of calamity due to Tropical Depression Urduja. The Kananga Municipal disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council approved Resolution No. 21 R. 17-296 on Sunday due to the massive flooding in the town, according to a flash ...
In Eastern Samar, flooding was also reported in the towns of Calbiga, Basey, Marabut, San Jose de Buan, Jiabong, Pinabacdao, San Jorge, Sta. Rita, and Talalora in Samar; Tacloban City, Carigara, Ormoc City, Palo, Tanauan, Sta. Fe, Alangalang, and Matalom in Leyte; and in Taft, Maslog, Jipapad, ...
The municipality of Carigara in Leyte has been placed under a state of calamity due to Tropical Depression Urduja. The Carigara Municipal disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said town was placed under a state of calamity on Saturday due to "risks and damages brought upon by Urduja.".
In Sorsogon province, more than 3,000 people remained stranded at the port of Matnog town on Friday as the Philippine Coast Guard stopped ... Heavy rains triggered floods in the towns of Tolosa, Palo, Capoocan, San Miguel, Babatngon and Dulag in Leyte and 16 towns in Samar, Biliran, Eastern Samar ...
One lane of a highway in Capoocan, Leyte was left impassable to traffic due to a landslide and after a portion of the road collapsed during the onslaught of Tropical Storm Urduja. Photo: Anthony Apuya. Local authorities said the landslide and road collapsed happened during a heavy and incessant ...
An undetermined number of families were also evacuated in the towns of Palo and Tanauan, both in Leyte, said Arvin Monge, officer of DRRMO in Leyte. At least 55 families in Jipapad town in Eastern Samar were evacuated because of flooding, according to a report from the Philippine Information Agency ...
MAASIN CITY -- The P101.71-million project designed to prevent landslide and rock fall along Southern Leyte's major road is set to be completed in January 2018, according to a report released by the ... The project in Kahupian village in Sogod town, which started March 2017, is now 82 percent complete.
Earlier, Capitol also donated P2 million to the town of Kananga, Leyte located 19 kilometers north of Ormoc, which also suffered infrastructure damage when the two quakes hit the region. "Initially, it was only Kananga who will be granted the calamity aid but Ormoc City Mayor (Richard) Gomez asked ...

The total land area covered by the distribution is 941 hectares in the Municipalities of Barugo, Jaro and San Miguel in Leyte. ... Data provided by Malinao showed 132 ARBs from the town of Barugo received their CLOAs covering a total of 80.8364 hectares; 226 ARBs with 237.6131 hectares from Jaro; and ...
He was born and raised in Eldorado Ill., a small town in southern Illinois with a population of 4,500. He graduated from Eldorado high school in ... Next it escorted supply convoys from Leyte, bombarded enemy positions and served as an antisubmarine patrol vessel. It also escorted transports from Ulithi to ...
CAMP DATU MAKAPANDONG, Awa New Leyte, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur - The local crisis committee in the town of Tago of Surigao del Sur province ... communities and also tackled how to help the evacuees now currently evacuated to their respective relatives who are residents in the same town.
LMWD's service area covers the City of Tacloban and seven other Municipalities namely Palo, Tanauan, Dagami, Tolosa, Pastrana, TabonTabon, Santa Fe, all in the province of Leyte, with a total estimated population of 483,000. As of 2016, LMWD served over 31,000 water service connections with a billed ...
Hillary Diane Andales, 18, from the Philippine science high school (PSHS) Eastern Visayas Campus in Palo, Leyte, received the award on December 3 at the NASA's Ames Research Center in California. The native of Abuyog town made the video Relativity and Equivalence of Reference Frames, ...
Hillary Diane Andales, 18, from the Philippine science high school (PSHS) Eastern Visayas Campus in Palo, Leyte personally received the award on December 3 at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Ames Research Center in California. (Screen shot from Breakthrough's facebook live).
Through him, we know, for example, that of the 51 towns of Cebu, only nine were spared the destruction that visited many of the poblaciones or town ... rounds in September 1945 about six weeks before the US Liberation landings in Leyte that would signal the coming end of the Japanese Occupation.
The bill also mandates the establishment of a local ALS committee to oversee the implementation of the program within the municipality or city, coordinate with the ... government agencies and local government units, and serve as an advisory board to the Sangguniang Panglungsod or Sangguniang BAYAN.
Abella, of Palo town, Leyte, served as adviser of the Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association (PBMA) in his hometown from 1987 to 2003. In his complaint filed in 2014, Fabella accused the two former lawyers of Ecleo, namely, Orlando Salatandre and Giovanni Mata of violating provisions of the ...
ALBUERA, Leyte, Philippines -- After turning witness against his boss, the former driver-bodyguard of self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa was shot dead by unidentified men early yesterday. Nelson Pepito Jr., a barangay councilor of Sitio Tinago dos of this town, died from multiple gunshot wounds ...
The blackout will affect 47 towns and the capital city of Tagbilaran starting at 4 am, according to Betty Martinez, NGCP spokesperson for Central Visayas. ... expected to return after 15 hours, or at 7 pm, after NGCP would have completed its maintenance work on the 138kV Leyte-Bohol submarine cable line.
In the sleepy towns of Inopacan and Hindang, Leyte province, lies a gem that can ... a fourth-class municipality 135.3 kilometers from Tacloban City. ... its tourism potentials, according to Mayor Betty Cabal of Hindang town.
In the sleepy towns of Inopacan and Hindang, Leyte province, lies a gem that can give the island of Boracay a run for its tourism money. ... in the vernacular, is the smallest island and is only 30 minutes by boat from the mainland of Inopacan, a fourth-class municipality 135.3 kilometers from Tacloban City.
But in Alangalang, a second class municipality in Leyte about 30 ... promises to make the rice farmers here and in surrounding towns earn even more than ... The couple first set foot in the town in 2015, driven by their desire to ...
But in Alangalang, a second class municipality in Leyte about 30 ... promises to make the rice farmers here and in surrounding towns earn even more than ... The couple first set foot in the town in 2015, driven by their desire to ...
Palo, Leyte--Four members of a Salisi Gang from Cebu City are now ... store on Salazar Street, Palo town, Leyte on Thursday afternoon.
Tacloban CITY--A police official of San Isidro town in Leyte province was found dead in a vacant lot near the office of the Department of ...
police arrested on Monday a man accused of killing a barangay councilman from Sogod town, northern Cebu, while in hiding in his hometown ...
Duterte was born in 1945, in Maasin, a small town on Leyte island, in the central Philippines. He studied political science and law at universities ...
Magnitude 4.5 quake rocks Southern Leyte ... 4.4, struck at around 2:33 p.m. Its epicenter was located 14 kilometers southwest of Pintuyan town, Phivolcs said. ... Intensity 2 was also observed in Liloan, Southern Leyte.
the suspect was caught in an entrapment operation in her home in MacArthur town, Leyte, where the children, aged two to 9 were rescued.
The statute of Saint Menard was put up along a junction of Barangay San Roque, which had a death toll of 216 when Yolanda pummeled this town on Nov. 8, 2013. Tanauan was one of the worst-hit areas during the onslaught of Yolanda with confirmed deaths of 1,386 people in the municipality.
Earlier DPWH Southern Leyte completed the concreting of some FMR ... in San Juan town and Catmon Road in the municipality of Silago.
San Miguel, Leyte -- Mayor Cherryl Enrica Esperas appealed to the National Housing Authority (NHA) to expedite the construction of housing ...
Baybay City, Leyte - The town of Bato will expand its their municipal port in anticipation of the increase in passenger and cargo traffic.
CARIGARA, Leyte -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in ... town, and along the Burauen-Julita junction in Dulag town.
Tacloban CITY--When Leyte province remembers the fourth anniversary of ... Proposed areas for the project are the coastal towns of Palo, ...
CARIGARA, Leyte - Unidentified persons torched three heavy ... highway in Barangay Tangnan, Carigara town in Leyte province on Thursday morning. ... that were being used in the road asphalting project of the municipality.
Two women missing in Mactan found dead in Leyte ... October 15, were found lifeless at the coast of Albuera town in Leyte this morning.
Palo, Leyte-Their presence in this year's Leyte gulf Landings, which is ... during the Leyte Gulf Landings anniversary held this town on Friday.
In Jaro town, a new road project gets P85-million funding. ... Leyte's second Congressional district covers the towns of Barugo, Burauen, ...
Samar and Leyte, whose capital city Tacloban is the main hub of the ... following the footsteps of a few coastal towns in the Visayas region that ...
Tacloban CITY -- Leyte province will hold a simple celebration of the ... landed at Red Beach of this town to reclaim The Philippines from the ...


 

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