Phil Army in E. Samar urges youths to join the organization

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Feb 28(PIA) – Around 200 youths in Eastern Samar State University Maydolong Campus, Maydolong Eastern Samar participated the Information Awareness Drive conducted by army authorities in said area.   The objective of the activity is aimed at encouraging more applicants ... Read more

Biliran women’s month celebration kicks off with a provincewide motorcade

NAVAL, Biliran, February 28 (PIA) – A motorcade on Wednesday, March 1 around the province will kick off Biliran’s month-long celebration of Women’s Month in March, this year. This was revealed by Dr. Cecil Espina, President of the Provincial Council for Women’s Welfare, Incorporated (PCW... Read more

USAID,PDRF donate 183 butterfly houses, 12 multicabs to Tacloban beneficiaries

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Feb 28 (PIA)--One hundred eighty three (183) butterfly houses and twelve multicabs were handed over Friday by the United States Aid for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) to the city government of Tacloban as part of the U... Read more

PHILHEALTH starts massive registration in Southern Leyte

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte February 28 (PIA) – The Philippine Health Insurance started receiving submitted lists from the different municipalities of non-PhilHealth-member constituents from the different barangays in the province. LHIO Henry Madula of  PhilHealth Southern Leyte reported du... Read more

DA-OPAS receives farm mechanized equipments from PAMANA program

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, February 28, 2017 (PIA) - The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP) through the Department of Agriculture (DA) Farm Mechanization Project under the PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) Program for the Province of Eastern Samar  and through th... Read more

Prices of goods, services in Leyte slightly increase in January 2017

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, February 28 – The general price levels of goods and services in Leyte recorded a slight increase in January this year, with an inflation rate of 2.5 percent from 1.9 percent the previous month.   Inflation rate is the general rise of prices over a specified period. It ... Read more

Two rare fishes beached in Libagon

LIBAGON, Southern Leyte, Feb. 27 (PIA)  --  In barangay Kawayan this town, residents were surprised on Monday last week when two oarfishes were washed ashore, a very rare occurrence as the fishes themselves were not common.   The find created a sensation the moment picture of the oarfish wa... Read more

3 agri-related surveys ongoing in Leyte

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, February 25 – The Leyte Provincial Statistical Office here is currently conducting three surveys aimed to gather data on agriculture which are useful in the formulation of plans, policies and programs for the development of the agriculture sector.   These surveys inclu... Read more

DepEd reminds schools for a simple but meaningful year-end rites

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Feb. 24 (PIA) - The Department of Education (DepEd) – Southern Leyte Division has announced the schedule of school year-end rites for 2017, reminding schools’ officials, among concerned, to make for a simple but a meaningful graduation ceremony.   The repor... Read more

Cebuano News: Magpagawas na ang SSS sa dugang P 1,000 benepisyo karong Marso

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 23  -  Ang Social Security System pagka Miyerkoles miingon nga mga P 7 billion nga kantidad sa pension ang nakatakdang ipagawas alang sa 2.2 million pensioners gunad sa unang semana sa Marso human si Presidente Rodrigo Duterte mipirma ug mi-confirm sa additional benefit pagka Ene... Read more

DENR to deputize environment officers in Biliran province

NAVAL, Biliran, February 23 (PIA ) - With the continuing reported problem on illegal logging in some villages in the province of Biliran, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Eastern Visayas plans to deputize the local government unit (LGU) officials to help the agency’s ... Read more

Project UGMAD Southern Leyte officially launched

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Feb 22 (PIA) – The Project UGMAD Southern Leyte was officially launched, February 21, 2017 with 25 banner-projects for 25 banner schools throughout Southern Leyte province.   Project UGMAD Southern Leyte is under Project Lead - Empower, Achieve, through Data-dri... Read more

16 out of 17 barangays in Caibiran-drug-free, says lady mayor

NAVAL, Biliran, February 23 (PIA )- Being a lady chief executive is not a hindrance for having her town almost drug-free as its 16 barangays out of the total 17 barangays are already declared drug-free.   Caibiran Mayor Naricres C. Go, who is just five months as Caibiran mayor after she assum... Read more

DSWD releases Nona emergency shelter assistance to 13 LGUs

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, Feb. 21 (PIA) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released the Typhoon Nona emergency shelter assistance (ESA) to 13 local government units in the province of Northern Samar earlier this month.   Social Welfare and Development Head Nena Ge... Read more

402 M allotted for flood control projects

CALBAYOG CITY, Samar, Feb 23 (PIA) - Some Php 402 M has been allotted for flood control projects under General Appropriations Act this 2017.   Samar First Engineering District of the Department of Public Works and Highways under Engr. Alvin Ignacio will handle the projects.   There ar... Read more