Food regulatory board to function in Region08  

    TACLOBAN CITY, LEYTE, May 12(PIA) – Just like in other regions of the country, the Food and Drug Regulatory Administration (FDA) will soon operate here, following DOH reorganization.This was learned from DOH-08 Regional Director, Dr. Minerva Molon in a brief interview.Molon shared that this... Read more

Cebuano news: Pangagamhanang Aquino determinado sa pagpuhag sa Abu Sayaff

MANILA, May 12 (PIA) -Ang gobierno nagpabilin nga positibo diha sa pagpuhag sa Abu Sayaff Group, maingon man sa pagluwas sa nagpabilin nga hostages sa dili pa si Presidente Benigno Aquino III mokanaug gikan sa maong buhatan sulod sa 52 ka adlaw, matud ni Sec. Sonny Coloma.Atol sa usa ka media briefi... Read more

Cebuano news: DENR nagdayeg sa pagka-umol sa balaodnong Green Jobs Act

QUEZON CITY, May 12 (PIA) – Ang Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) midayeg sa pag-umol sa usa ka balaod nga nagkampanya diha sa pagmugna og “green jobs” kon mga kalihokan sa pagpanarbaho nga dakong amot alang sa pag-preserba sa kalidad sa kalikopan.Ang Republic Act 10771 ko... Read more

Voting in Eastern Visayas generally peaceful, says PRO8 official

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte May 12 (PIA) – An official of the regional Philippine National Police assessed the election in Eastern Visayas as generally peaceful. Chief Inspector Ma. Bella Rentuaya, Police Regional Office (PRO8) spokesperson attributes the peaceful turn—out of votes in the region to th... Read more

Cebuano news: Walay 'Plan B,' matud sa Malacanang

MANILA, May 12 (PIA) -Ang Palasyo nanghimakak nga kini adunay usa ka plano aron sa pagpatalsik/ pag-impeach sa mananaug nga presidente og pag-istalar sa Bise Presidente kinsa nagagikan sa Liberal Party aron sa pagpadayon sa iyang agenda.Matud ni Communication Sec. Herminio Coloma,Jr sa usa ka press ... Read more

LP wins major provincial posts in Eastern Samar

 BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, May 12 (PIA) -The Liberal Party (LP) in Eastern Samar dominated in the May 09, 2016 National and Local Elections and won all three major elected provincial positions, namely: Congressman, Governor, and Vice-Governor. Majority of the elected Sangguniang Panlalawigan M... Read more

Biliran marks 24th provincehood anniversary

NAVAL, Biliran, May 11 (PIA) – The province of Biliran marked its 24th Provincehood Anniversary in May 11 (Wednesday) 2016.In an interview, Biliran Governor Gerardo “Gerryboy” Espina, Jr. said, the celebration this year was made simple because of its closeness to the date of the May 9, 2016 el... Read more

Biliranons vote Duterte for president

NAVAL, Biliran, May 12 (PIA)- Voters in the province of Biliran have their share in the resounding votes garnered nationwide by president-elect Rodrigo R. Duterte of the PDP-Laban in the synchronized local and national elections on May 9, 2016. Based on the provincial certificate of canvass of Come... Read more

Local winners in 2 Leyte towns, winning congressman in 2nd district not yet proclaimed

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, May 12(PIA)—Winning candidates in the Province of Leyte were already proclaimed except for the representative of the second district of Leyte and the local winners in the muncipalities of Dulag and Albuera. This is because of some glitches of the consolidation and canvassing... Read more

FEATURE:  Presumptive President is a Maasinhon by birth

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, May 11  (PIA)  --  Exactly a year ago today, on May 10, 2015, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte visited this city to join a reunion with the Roa clan of barangay Laboon.Digong, as he is fondly called, carries the middle name Roa, the surname of his mother, whose roots ... Read more

2nd District Winners Proclaimed

CATARMAN, NORTHERN SAMAR, 11 May (PIA) – The Provincial Board of Canvassers proclaimed noon today, Edwin O. Ongchuan, as the new representative of the second district of Northern Samar.Ongchuan, 48, is a B.A Sociology graduate of UP Diliman, and since 1989, has been the manager of PI Hardware and ... Read more

Tacloban elected officials proclaimed 8 hours after voting closed

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, May 11(PIA) – Local candidates in this city were proclaimed by the Tacloban Board of Canvassers eight hours after the polling precincts closed during Monday’s elections. Incumbent Councilor Cristina Gonzales Romualdez won in the mayoralty race against her two opponents the... Read more

Leyte’s incumbent gov and vice-gov proclaimed

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, May 11(PIA)—Leyte’s incumbent governor Leopoldo Dominico L. Petilla and vice-governor Carlo Petilla Loreto remain on their posts after they were proclaimed winners by the Provincial Board of Canvassers last night. This, despite the unfinished canvass of votes from seven mu... Read more

196 detainees cast votes in jail in Southern Leyte

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte May 11 (PIA) – Hundreds of detainees cast their votes behind bars during election day.According to Bureau of Jail Management and Penelogy (BJMP) Maasin City Warden CINSP Jennifer Joyce Abar, some 196 detainees throughout the province cast their votes last May 9 right f... Read more

Sickness not a hindrance to success, says Korean speech winner

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, May 11 (PIA) – Angeli Marie Baclea-an, a resident of Tacloban City and was born with a congenital heart problem never allowed herself to be hampered by the disease. Forbidden by her father to work after graduating from college due to her poor health condition, she applied an... Read more