Lamiraw marks 14th year

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, 18 July (PIA)- The University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) hosted the 14th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop on July 8 to 10, 2017. Some 12 fellows were chosen to join in the said event in cooperation with Katig Writers Network Inc. and the National Commission for Culture ... Read more

Kuryente mas magiging maupay ha tidaraon nga ika 19 han Hulyo, DOE

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, 18July (PIA)—Iginsumat ni Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi kan President Rodrigo Duterte ha Ormoc City han Huybes nga an supply  han kuryente ha Visayas nga apektado han linog in magiging mas maupay ha tikatarapos han bulan. Iginpahayag ni Cusi an pinaka-urhi nga timeline han p... Read more

Army scores anew, recovers IEDs in Samar

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, 18 July (PIA)—The Philippine Army scored anew when it discovered improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Sitio Wespal, Barangay Guirang, Basey, Samar recently. In a report by 1Lt Cherry M Junia of the 8th ID, it said that the combined forces of the 801st Brigade and the 8... Read more

Calbayog dad hails installation of PIA-ASEAN kiosk in key cities

CALBAYOG CITY, Samar, July 18 (PIA)— "By empowering our people through information we also provide opportunity for them to make informed choices." This was the message of Calbayog City Mayor Ronald Aquino in his opening remarks at the PIA-ASEAN Information Kiosk launch and forum last week. A... Read more

Residents in 2 brgys in Ormoc to be relocated

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, July 14 (PIA) – Various recommendations were presented on Thursday by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) during the situational briefing at Ormoc City airport when President Rodrigo Duterte met with local government officials of the quake-hit ar... Read more

Tagalog News: Fiber glass boat turn-over ceremony dinaluhan ng mga alkalde ng LGU-Eastern Samar

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 14 (PIA) - Mistulang re-union ng mga alkalde ng Lalawigan ng Eastern Samar ng magtipon-tipon sila sa isang Turn-Over Ceremony ng Fiber Glass Boat na galing sa BFAR-Central Office na ginanap noong July 5, 2017 sa may Provincial Gymnasium, Capitol Grounds, Probinsiy... Read more

Waray News: Siguridad/kamurayaw han syudad, molopyo, bisita,turismo, prayuridad- Borongan City Mayor

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 13 (PIA) - Bisan ha luyo han kadamo han trabahu-on han Alkalde han syudad han Borongan, iya gin tagan hin prayoridad an  seguridad ug kamurayaw ngan turismo han mga bisita ngan han mga molopyo han siyudad. Sumala kan Mayor Fe Abunda, iya ginsisiguro nga talwa... Read more

PRRD to visit quake-hit Kananga, Ormoc City

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, July 13 (PIA) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) is expected to visit quakehit-Kananga town and Ormoc City this afternoon.   Upon arrrival, the President will conduct aerial inspection of damaged areas in Kananga and Ormoc City.   After the aerial inspection, t... Read more

DOH Surgical Caravan up in Eastern Samar

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 14 (PIA) - The Department of Health (DOH) and in partnership with the provincial government and the Eastern Samar Provincial Hospital (ESPH), headed by Dr. Salvador Evardone, launched the DOH Surgical Caravan on July 10, 2017 at the ESPH.   The Surgical Ca... Read more

PRRD visits quake-stricken areas in Leyte

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, July 14 (PIA) - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte visited yesterday quake-stricken areas in Leyte to assess the situation following a 6.5 quake last July 6.   Upon arrival at Ormoc City airport, the president was warmly welcomed by the local government officials in Leyte led by... Read more

Waray News: Agsam Integrated School pormal nga gin-turn-over

BRGY. AGSAM , ORAS, Eastern Samar, July 14 (PIA) - Makahulugan nga  ginsilibrar han bungto han Oras, Eastern Samar an igin-turn-over an pinaka-siyahan nga nakonberter nga eskoylahan nga amo an Agsam Elementary School usa nga interior barangay han Oras ngadto han Agsam Integrated School hadton naka... Read more

PRRD prioritizes power restoration in quake-hit Visayas region

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, July 14 (PIA) – “What is very important is really the restoration first of power, energy,” President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) emphasized on Thursday in his visit to quake-hit Kananga and Ormoc City.   Cebu, Bohol, and the whole Eastern Visayas region lost electric p... Read more

Local chief urges specific recommendations to solve malnutrition

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, July 12 (PIA) – In a meeting held with the city Nutrition committee members, Maasin City Mayor Nacional V. Mercado urged the local health personnel to come up with specific recommendations in order overcome malnutrition problems in the locality. “In order to ov... Read more

Classes in Tacloban suspended today due to 5.4 aftershock

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, July 11 (PIA) - Classes in preschool, elementary, secondary and senior high school levels were again suspended, July 10, 2017 in the city of Tacloban by Mayor Cristina Gonzales Romualdez through an executive order 2017-07-062 series of 2017 to ensure the safety of schoolchild... Read more

New South Leyte police office soon to rise

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, July 11 (PIA) - The Camp Alfredo K. Bantug Philippine National Police (PNP) office based here will soon house an additional structure, the new police provincial office.   It is a three-story building to be built at a cost of P 10.4 Million, said Police Sr. Supt.... Read more