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 provinces of Eastern Visayas

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TACLOBAN CITY -- The Provincial Government is spending PHP1.32 billion for the development of seven airports in Eastern Visayas this year, the Civil ... In Samar province, the Calbayog Airport got a budget of PHP245 million for the runway strip and shoulder grade correction; drainage canal ... Visayas
They now live in the provinces of Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Mountain Province, and the city of Baguio. ... regions - Northern Luzon's Ilocano provinces, Central Luzon, Metro Manila, Southern Luzon, Bicol, Western, Central,, and Eastern Visayas, Northern and Southern Mindanao.

Thousands of passengers continued to flock to the different ports in the country to return to Manila after spending the Holy Week in the provinces. ... a total of 5,817 passengers from Southeastern Mindanao ports, 3,450 from Southern Visayan ports, and 1,799 passengers from Eastern Visayas ports.
The agriculture chief said the PSA report was validated by the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization, the Livestock Development Council and the Philippine Maize Federation. “Including white corn, which is the staple food in many Mindanao and Eastern Visayas provinces, the ...
The province has become the first Local government unit (LGU) in Eastern Visayas to distribute body cameras to police offices. The distribution of body cameras to the law enforcers is a priority project of the Provincial Drug Abuse Council (Padac). Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla and Leyte ...
Last month, about 50 farmers from different provinces in the Eastern Visayas region trooped to Manila to demand aid from the government amid the continuous ravaging of typhoons and other .... Intense militarization in the province, however, prevents them from being able to move freely and without fear.

They told heart-warming stories and taught songs and dances. They took Filipinos on virtual tours of unfamiliar places and introduced them to new products and services. If you are one of those people who skip online advertisements, thinking they will be as trite and unimaginative as many television ...
ORMOC CITY, Leyte, March 23 (PIA) -- The workers in Eastern Visayas may soon enjoy an increase in wages. “It will take effect on May 1,” DOLE Regional Director Joel M. Gonzales told reporters covering the public consultation on the minimum wage in Ormoc City in March 21. Gonzales, who is also the ...
CATBALOGAN CITY -- Domestic airline, Air Juan Aviation Inc., opened a new route to Samar province, its fourth destination since it started operating in the Eastern Visayas region last year. Air Juan chief executive officer John Gutierrez said during the maiden flight for the Cebu-Catbalogan route ...
A HALF-BLIND day-care teacher from Aurora Province led the 2018 Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan (GBK)awardees. ... such as the People Surge Alliance in Eastern Visayas, “children of the storm” transformed into justice seekers who were victorious in asserting the delivery of long-denied emergency shelter, ...
Three provinces in the region – Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, and Biliran posted faster inflation rates in January 2018 compared with their figures in December 2017. On the other hand, Southern Leyte and Leyte registered decreases, while Samar had sustained its inflation rate from December 2017.
DAVAO CITY — Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido is happy that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed the criminal charges against high-profile drug kingpin Kerwin Espinosa. “If he would be released, I would be free to hunt him down,” the Ozamiz City police chief told the Inquirer in a phone interview on ...
Two years ago, a memorandum of agreement was signed by the Local Water Utilities Authority (LWUA), National Housing Authority, Department of Public Works and Highways-Eastern Visayas, Leyte Metropolitan Water District (LMWD), and Tacloban's City ... LWUA has no office in the provinces.
Picardal said that with his project Ambisyon 25, he will try and push down the poverty incidence in his province, from 46% to 25% through creative arts ... Kaliding han Siday ran on February 22 to February 26 in key cities and municipalities in Eastern Visayas in celebration of the National Arts Month ...
About 50 farmers from different provinces in the Eastern Visayas region trooped to Manila to demand aid from the government amid the continuous ravaging of ... Northern Samar, despite being the 9th poorest province, is abundant with agricultural land — with a plantation of 16.8 million coconut trees.
Meanwhile, Visayas' federal states would be composed of the Federal State of Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, Western Visayas and “Minparom” or provinces of Mindoro Oriental, Mindoro Occidental, Palawan and the Kalayaan Islands, Romblon, and Marinduque. The Federal States of Northern ...
Tacloban City – Eastern Visayas posted a 4.5 percent inflation rate at the start of 2018, a report from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) regional office said ... Three provinces in the region – Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, and Biliran – had higher rates in January than the figure last December.

INFLATION rate in poverty-stricken Eastern Visayas stood at 4.5 percent in January 2018, higher than the previous month's data and significantly faster than the ... the region's poorest province, registered the highest inflation rate in the region at 7.3 percent, while Southern Leyte posted the lowest inflation at 1.5 percent.
Tristeza said that, as of last Friday, rice stocks in different warehouses in the six provinces of Eastern Visayas was only 52,000 cavans, which is equivalent to 1.7 days of regional consumption. He added that industry stocks for the whole region is good for 38 days, which is expected to be replenished on the ...
He told the Inquirer in a phone interview that the target of the 93rd IB was to end the communist insurgency in Eastern Visayas. Ragno said the soldiers would be deployed in any of the three Samar provinces – Samar, Eastern Samar, and Northern Samar where the New People's Army are active.
Heavy rains triggered floods in parts of the towns of Capoocan, Alangalang, and Babatngon, as well as Tacloban City in Leyte, said Arvin Monge, provincial disaster risk reduction management officer. Floods were also reported in the towns of Tarangnan, Talalora, Jiabong, and Calbiga in Samar province, ...
PALO, Leyte — The National Food Authority has stopped selling rice in four of six Eastern Visayas due to dwindling stocks, a top official said on Tuesday. Distribution has stopped since Friday in Leyte, Biliran, Eastern Samar, and Samar provinces after stock levels dropped significantly over the past few ...
They cited recent storms that struck the region and brought flooding and landslides as reasons that residents of the Eastern Visayas provinces could ... by Typhoon “Agaton” to parts of the Visayas is illustrated by this rock, one of dozens, that rolled down into an impoverished community in Cebu province.
TACLOBAN CITY -- Farmers in Leyte and Samar provinces launched on Friday various sweet potato-based food products in the bid to bring root crops by-products to supermarket. The Visayas State University (VSU) in Baybay City and Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for ...
This is due to the tail-end of a cold front affecting the eastern section of Eastern Visayas. ... will also bring cloudy skies with scattered rains in the regions of Cordillera, Cagayan Valley and Bicol, as well as in the provinces of Aurora, Quezon, Occidental and Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, and Romblon.
PASAY CITY, Mar. 22 -- The San Juanico Bridge is set to be lit up by 08 November 2018, in time for the commemoration of the Fifth Anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda. The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Board approved last 12 January 2018 the P80 million – San Juanico ...
Northeast monsoon or amihan will continue to bring cloudy skies with scattered rain over Cagayan Valley, the Cordillera Administrative Region, Bicol region, Eastern Visayas and the provinces of Aurora and Quezon, the weather bureau said in its Sunday forecast. Metro Manila and the rest Luzon will ...
The deaths were caused by landslides and drowning in the provinces of Leyte, Surigao del Sur and Surigao del Norte. ... National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, a total of 4,895 families or 21,155 persons were affected in 94 different villages in the Eastern Visayas and Caraga regions.
The Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions and Quezon province will also experience moderate to at times heavy rainfall because of a tail-end of a cold front, which is the merging of cool and warm winds that produces clouds and rains. Northern and Central Luzon will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with ...
Heavy rains triggered floods in parts of the towns of Capoocan, Alangalang, and Babatngon, as well as Tacloban City in Leyte, said Arvin Monge, provincial disaster risk reduction management officer. Floods were also reported in the towns of Tarangnan, Talalora, Jiabong, and Calbiga in Samar province, ...
PALO, Leyte — The National Food Authority has stopped selling rice in four of six Eastern Visayas due to dwindling stocks, a top official said on Tuesday. Distribution has stopped since Friday in Leyte, Biliran, Eastern Samar, and Samar provinces after stock levels dropped significantly over the past few ...
Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail in the next 24 hours over Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula and the provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, North Cotabato, Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur. Residents of ...
PAGASA warned Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, Davao, and the Zamboanga Peninsula to brace for moderate to heavy ... the northeast monsoon will continue to bring scattered rainshowers to the regions of Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, and Ilocos, as well as the provinces of ...
1 has been raised over four provinces in Mindanao, as the fast-moving cyclone with international name “Sanba” threatens to make landfall over Caraga Region by ... The tropical cyclone will bring moderate to at times heavy rains over Eastern Mindanao and southern part of Eastern Visayas by tomorrow.
Scattered rainshowers are expected in the regions of Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas, as well as the provinces of Aurora and Quezon. There will also be isolated rainshowers in the rest of Luzon, including Metro Manila, and the rest of the Visayas, but PAGASA said there will be "no ...
They cited recent storms that struck the region and brought flooding and landslides as reasons that residents of the Eastern Visayas provinces could ... by Typhoon “Agaton” to parts of the Visayas is illustrated by this rock, one of dozens, that rolled down into an impoverished community in Cebu province.
TACLOBAN CITY—Migratory birds from the Tundra regions near the North Pole have flocked to the bays of Carigara and Ormoc City in Leyte province to escape the cold winter of that region to the warmer and tropical climate here to feed and roost. Experts say migratory birds move from one geographic ...
FARMERS in Leyte and Samar provinces launched on January 26 various sweet potato-based food products in a bid to bring root crops by-products to supermarket. The Visayas State University (VSU) in Baybay City and Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic ...
The easterlies will continue to affect the eastern section of the country on Friday, the PAGASA reported in its early morning forecast. The regions of Cagayan Valley, Bicol, eastern and central Visayas, northern Mindanao, Davao and the provinces of Aurora and Quezon will have cloudy skies with scattered ...
The Visayas, Bicol Region, and Quezon province would be cloudy with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the tail-end of a cold front, ... PAGASA meanwhile warned that winds would be from strong to gale-force over Luzon and the Eastern Visayas, where coastal waters would be rough to very ...
... restaurants, food chains, gas stations, manufacturing, construction, transport, and fishing industry,” said Dole Eastern Visayas Director Joel Gonzales. The regional office only has 20 labor inspectors tasked to check the compliance of thousands of business establishments in the region's six provinces.
TOURISM stakeholders in Eastern Visayas have expressed opposition to the directive of Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo to reshuffle the department's ... particularly Tacloban, as the center of trade and commerce,” said PCCI local chapter president Wilson Uy, also a board member of Leyte province.
Iloilo-Capiz road in the province of Capiz was reported not passable as of January 2 due to flooding. Motorists were advised to take the Aklan-Capiz road as an alternate route. NDRRMC also reported that 80 houses were damaged in Mimaropa Region, Eastern Visayas, Caraga Region and in the ...
Chitadel Gaoiran, spokesperson for the regional police, reported on Monday that there were injuries from celebratory gunfire in the province. Reports from various provincial police offices showed that Laguna and Rizal provinces had the most firecracker injuries, with 26 victims from each province.
Five of these dropped anchor off Palompon town, two in Isabel town, two in Hilongos and another in Isabel, all in Leyte province, said Cmdr. Laurence Roque, Coast Guard Eastern Visayas spokesperson. More than 250 people were evacuated in Biliran, Eastern Samar and Leyte due to flooding.
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 mid-2017. These red tide-infested bays are Cambatutay, Irong-irong, Maqueda, Villareal and Daram waters in Samar province; Leyte coastal waters ...
Meanwhile, two residents of the southern town of Malabuyoc in Cebu province were confirmed dead due to a landslide triggered by Agaton that made ... toward Palawan as of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, and has affected the Bicol region and Eastern Visayas, Panay Island, Romblon and Mindoro provinces.
It will continue to bring moderate to heavy rains in the province, as well as the regions of Bicol and Eastern Visayas, Panay Island, southern part of Quezon province, and the provinces of Mindoro, Marinduque, and Romblon. Residents of these areas must undertake precautionary measures against possible ...
Five of these dropped anchor off Palompon town, two in Isabel town, two in Hilongos and another in Isabel, all in Leyte province, said Cmdr. Laurence Roque, Coast Guard Eastern Visayas spokesperson. More than 250 people were evacuated in Biliran, Eastern Samar and Leyte due to flooding.
ORMOC CITY — At least 3,583 passengers were stranded after the Coast Guard barred 23 vessels from sailing from Eastern Visayas because of tropical ... in Isabel town, two in Hilongos and another in Isabel, all in Leyte province, said Cmdr. Laurence Roque, Coast Guard -Eastern Visayas spokesperson.


 

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