Leyte ARBs now certified organic vegetable farmers

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 8 - Some 22 farmers from two highland barangays of Inopacan, Leyte are now certified organic vegetable producers after completing the five months training on High Value Vegetable Production using Technology on Natural Farming System. Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) R... Read more

Sec. Coloma tells ESSU grads to be proud of selves, school

TACLOBAN CITY, LEYTE, April 7(PIA) – It’s  the singer, not the song…be proud of who you are and where you came from, ipagmalaki ninyo na kayo ay graduate ng ESSU.These were part of Secretary Sonny Coloma’s message to the graduates of the Eastern Samar State University(ESSU) Borongan main ca... Read more

DA turns-over farm implements to farmers/fishers in Southern Leyte

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Apr. 7 (PIA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) turned-over farm implements to the different farmer/fisherfolks organizations throughout the province of Southern Leyte in a turn-over ceremony graced by DA Secretary Proceso Alcala. The day activity held April 5, 2016... Read more

Lambat Sibat reduces crime in EV-official

 CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, April 7 (PIA)—Lambat Sibat operations in the region have significantly reduced crime in the region. These were the words of Police Chief Supt Jose Erwin Toledo Villacorte as he faced the media after Lambat Sibat was launched in Calbayog City, today with no less than Secr... Read more

Borongan City government to conduct ground breaking of semi-dome evacuation center

                         BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, April 7 (PIA) - The ground breaking of the construction of the ₱ 20 M evacuation center in Brgy. Campesao, Borongan City, Eastern Samar is slated on April 27, 2016, said Borongan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management ... Read more

Waray News: Ginpakusog han gobyerno an mga pitad ala kontra El Nino

 QUEZON CITY, April 7 – Ha luyo han padayon nga gi-os han Department of Agriculture ha pagpatuman pag mitigar han epekto han El Nino, matulos gihapon ini han quick response fund (QTF) pagpalaksi han pagpalatay han mga kinahanglanon nga serbisyo publiko sugad man mga  interventions pag rehabilita... Read more

Agriculture Secretary interacts with farmers, fishers in So. Leyte

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, April 7 (PIA)  --  Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala played Santa Claus to farmers and fishermen from different places of the province Tuesday, April 5, at the city gym here, hearing their stories, giving direct answers, and assuring of concrete a... Read more

Nature at its best at the San Juan By the Bay!

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, April 7 (PIA)—How would you like to view the mountains while swimming in the blue waters of the bay? You can do just that and get the bonus of a magnificent view of San Juanico Bridge in a new tourist haven called San Juan by the Bay. Located some 14 kilometers north of T... Read more

SPES slots in Borongan City to be limited

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, April 7 (PIA) - Borongan City Public Employment Service Officer Allan Jesus Baquilod has mixed feelings that the hundred slots of the Special Program for the Employment of Students for this year was immediately filled. Baquilod said that while it is good news that the ... Read more

Cebuano news: Gobyerno nanghingusog sa paningkamot pag-kombate sa El Nino

QUEZON CITY, April 7  --  Samtang ang Department of Agriculture padayon nga nanagang pagpagaan sa epekto sa kahimtang karon sa panahon, gamiton niini ang quick response fund (QRF) aron mapadali ang paghatod sa mga tukmang serbisyo nga kinahanglanon kaayo pagpahiuli sa mga apektadong mga dapit. Gi... Read more

Eastern Visayas to host nat’l ICT event in November

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 5 (PIA) – For the first time, Eastern Visayas has been awarded as the host region for this year’s National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP) Summit which will be held in Tacloban City and Palo, Leyte on November 10-11, 2016. During the joint meeting conduct... Read more

Cebuano News:Hunta miuyon sa tanyag sa Maasin City pagpa-uswag sa water service

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, April 5 (PIA)  --  Ang Hunta Direktiba sa Maasin Water District (MWD) nagka-uyon pag-aprobar sa P 50-Million assistance gitanyag sa city local government aron mosulbong ang kadaghanon sa tubig ug mas daghang dapit ang maabot sa serbisyo. Ug bisan ning maong pa-loan sa... Read more

Elderly needs zumba moves and social pension too

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, April 5 (PIA)—Some 51 senior citizens of Barangay Maulong, Catbalogan City stretched and strutted in light zumba exercises sponsored by PIA for the elderly. They were also treated to a fire safety lecture by a three-man team led by SFO3 Jennifer Inocencio before they ventu... Read more

Pres Aquino, nanguna panhatag hin firetrucks ngan patrol jeeps ha mga local governments

QUEZON CITY, April 5 – Pinangunahan ni Presidente  Aquino an panhatag hin maabot 135 nga fire trucks ngan 144 nga bag-o nga mga police patrol jeeps isip kaparte komo kaparte han kanan administrasyon saad han pag-modernize han Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection, ngan iba pa nga ... Read more

Disaster reporting should also bring hope-veteran journalist

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, April 5 (PIA)—In times of disaster, while massive damages to lives and property may happen, do not exaggerate, be truthful and create a hint of hope when writing news stories.This was more or less the message of veteran journalist Mario Garcia as he faced the Samar Island ... Read more