NGCP assures North Samar Provincial Officials to restore electricity by July 31

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, July 26 (PIA) – In a regular session of the Sanggguniang Panlalawigan of the Province of Northern Samar on July 21, 2017, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines Spokesperson Atty. Cynthia Alabanza assured the provincial officials to restore full electricity by J... Read more

Two DPWH Districts clear landslide area in Samar

CALBAYOG CITY, Samar, 26 July (PIA) - Clearing operations are still going on in the landslide that made Maharlika Highway impassable near the boundaries of Samar and Northern Samar provinces.   The area covers some 150 meters in Daang Maharlika, Caglanipao Sur, Calbayog City, a few meters awa... Read more

PRRD brings hope to Balangia-nons and estehanons

Tacloban City, Leyte, July 25, (PIA) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte unexpectedly brought joy to the people of Eastern Samar when he pronounced  in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) his aggressive call   for the Americans to return the Balangiga Bells to the Philippines “where the... Read more

Flood control structure to be constructed prevent loss of lives near Jibatang River

CATBALOGAN, Samar, July 25 (PIA) - The Samar First District Engineering Office (SFDEO) of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) continues to construct the flood control structure along Jibatang River at Brgy. Lonoy, Calbayog City.   In a DPWH report, it said that the government... Read more

Cebuano News: GSIS nagtanyag og restructuring nga programa alang sa mga membro nga may educational loan

MANILA July 25 (PIA) - Ang Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) nagtanyag og usa ka restructuring nga programa alang sa mokabat og 500,000 ka mga membro kinsa adunay kasamtangan nga balanse ubos sa Educational Assistance Loan (EAL). Ubos sa ikaduha nga bahin sa programa, ang mga membro mahim... Read more

FEATURE:  Governance as key factor for peace, security, and development

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, July 25 (PIA) - Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Director Marivel Sacendoncillo disclosed that her agency has crafted the peace and prosperity roadmap for Eastern Visayas covering the years 2017-2022.   It was the result of a stay-in,... Read more

PRC–SoLeyte tops blood donation collections in Eastern Visayas

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte July 25 (PIA) - Philippine Red Cross (PRC)-Southern Leyte Chapter was able to collect the highest number of bags of human blood donated in the entire region in 2016.   According to PRC local Chapter Administrator Jonas Maco, no less than the Department of Health (... Read more

Philippine Science High School 8 calls for scholars

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, July 25 (PIA) - The Philippine Science High School (PSHS), a premier science high school in Eastern Visayas is calling all qualified incoming Grade 7 students to apply for scholarships.   Those interested should have a high aptitude in science and math.   The P... Read more

PMA holds Entrance Examination 2017 in EV

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, July 25 (PIA) - The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Office of the Cadet Admission will conduct this year's PMA Entrance Examination on August 20, 2017, Sunday, at 7:00 in the morning in various examination centers nationwide.   In Eastern Visayas, it will be hel... Read more

NGCP appeals for prudent power use

CALBAYOG CITY, Samar,  July 25  (PIA) - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) appeals to the public to use power prudently.   This, spokesperson Cynthia Alabanza said as she and other NGCP officials faced the media in Samar in a press briefing as regards the restoration of... Read more

LGUs chip in funds for provincial drug rehab center

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, July 25 (PIA) - All local government units in the province consisting of 18 municipalities and one city, and the barangays, in addition to the provincial government, have agreed to share funds for the upkeep of the soon-to-be-built drug rehabilitation center.   ... Read more

Waray News: NAPC naglansar han poverty reduction campaign 'Kilos Sambayanan'

MANILA, 25 July (PCOO) - Naglansar an National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) han kan Presidente Duterte poverty reduction agenda, Kilos Para sa Sampung Batayang Pangangailangan (Kilos Sambayanan). Iginpakita ha Bgy. 286, Delpan, Tondo, Manila, an mga higwaos han Human Development and Poverty Re... Read more

NGCP restores severely damaged Ormoc transmission facilities

CALBAYOG CITY, Samar, July 24 (PIA) - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said it is now in the process of restoring severely damaged Ormoc transmission facilities.   In a press briefing attended by Samar-wide media practitioners on July 20, NGCP said that the 6.5 magnitu... Read more

Borongan City gets final verdict of expropriation case

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 24 (PIA) - - - The City Government Unit (CGU) of Borongan City won the Special Civil Case No. 4305 for Expropriation of a parcel of land disputed against the Religious of Virgin Mary (RVM) Sisters when the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 2, of Borongan City rele... Read more

Jail residents, BJMP personnel in Maasin City undergo surprise drug testing, all tested negative

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, July 24 (PIA) -- A total of 154 jail residents and 21 Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)-Maasin City Jail personnel underwent a surprise drug testing conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Regional Office 8 and its provincial counterpart. ... Read more