PRO8 implements total gun ban all over the region

CAMP KANGLEON, Palo Leyte, Jan. 11(PIA) ---As the election period begins, the Philippine National Police (PNP), one of the deputized agencies of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has implemented a total gun ban in Eastern Visayas starting midnight of January 9, 2016. This is to ensure peaceful ... Read more

Waray news: Palasyo gintagan duon an kamahinungdanon han total gun ban ha election period

MANILA, Jan. 11 – Gintagan duon hin usa nga opisyal han Palasyo han Domingo nga adlaw an kamahinungdanon han  total gun ban durante an election period para han Mayo 2016 nasyunal ngan lokal nga pinili-ay. Igintagana han Commission on Elections (COMELEC) an election period tikang ika-10 han Enero... Read more

Biliran prepares for EVRAA 2017 hosting

NAVAL, Biliran, January 9 (PIA) – Although it is still approximately one year before the annual regional sports event in  Eastern Visayas, the key officials of Biliran province, the host of Eastern Visayas Regional Athletic Association (EVRAA) Meet in January, 2017 and the Department of Education... Read more

DOH gives free medical check-up, medicines to persons with diabetis, hypertension, mental illness

NAVAL, Biliran, January 9 (PIA) – The year 2016 brings good news to persons with diabetes, hypertension and mental illness as the Health department  extends  free medical check-up and gives free medicines right at the doorstep in the community  – the Rural Health Unit (RHU). “The programs ... Read more

SoLeyte LGU delivers food items to Northern Samar devastated by Typhoon Nona

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte January 8 (PIA) - The provincial government of Southern Leyte delivered food items to the victims of Typhoon Nona in Northern Samar in a week's time after the devastation.According to Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Luzviminda Rosete, the provincial ... Read more

Catbalogan implements anti-smoking law in 2016

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, January 8(PIA)—Aware of the dangers and ills that smoking brings to both smokers and non smokers, the Catbalogan City health Office will implement anti smoking ordinance this year. In an announcement post written in the Samarnon language, the message on the ill effects of ... Read more

Cebuano news: Gobierno mag-aktibo og emerhensiyang mekanismo sa panahon nga ang tensyon sa Saudi-Iran mograbe, matud sa opisyal sa Palasyo

MANILA, January  8 - Ang pangagamhanan mag-aktibo sa kasamtangan nga mekanismo sa panahon sa kasamok tali sa Saudi Arabia og Iran mograbe, matud ni Communications Secretary herminio Coloma,Jr kaniadtong Huwebes.Si Secretario Coloma mipahayag gadto sa mga reporters atol sa usa ka media briefing sa M... Read more

Waray news: Mga pagtalapas hiton tawhanon nga mga katungod, gintatagad han administrasyon Aquino

MANILA, Enero 8 – Nagsering an Malacañang kakulop nga padayon an mga panalinguha hiton administrasyon Aquino pagtagad hin mga isyu nga maypaghidabi hin mga pagtalapas hiton tawhanon nga mga katungod. Ini en kabatonan ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio “S... Read more

2 bays in Eastern Visayas now negative of red tide

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Jan.8 (PIA) --- The Bureau of Fisheries and Acquatic Resources (BFAR) in the region has announced Friday the lifting of shellfish ban in the coastal waters of Maqueda and Villareal Bays in Samar. This, after the latest laboratory results dated January 7, 2016 revealed that she... Read more

South Leyte LGUs move to have own fire stations

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Jan. 7 (PIA)  --  Local government units in this province that have no offices just yet for a fire department are now moving to have one, buoyed by a challenge issued by Mel Senen Sarmiento, Secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). To recal... Read more

Comelec Samar has a clean slate of close to 500 thousand voters

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, Jan. 7(PIA) ---Comelec today said they have cleansed the register of voters in Samar that numbers 490, 421. Some 24, 806 Samarnon voters have been delisted, said Comelec Election Supervisor Atty. Maria Corazon Montallana in an exclusive interview by PIA. She added that they... Read more

Help is coming to Samar fisherfolks

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, Jan. 7(PIA) ---Help is coming for the poor fisherfolks in the province of Samar. This will be done through the FISH CORAL Project or Fisheries, Coastal Resources and Livelihood Project which will be launched in Samar on January 19, said BFAR Officer Rolando Ay-ay in an inter... Read more

CSC-8 sets 2016 ARTA Caravan #KontraRedTape next month

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Jan.7(PIA) ---The Civil Service Commssion (CSC) Regional Office 8 is set to conduct the 2016 ARTA Caravan #KontraRedTape on February 2, 2016 at Leyte Normal University – HRDC Hall with the theme “Mga Batan-on, Kasugbong han Maupay nga Pangobyernuhan”. CSC regional direct... Read more

LGU Guiuan commits support to POPCOM program on teen pregnancy prevention

BORONGAN City, Eastern Samar, Jan. 6(PIA) –The Commission on Population (POPCOM) commits to give technical aid to the municipality of Guiuan, Eastern Samar in order to educate the parents regarding the prevention of teenage pregnancy among young girls. Dr. Ma. Socorro Flores, Guiuan Municipal Hea... Read more

BIR-8 reminds taxpayers to file 2015 Income Tax Returns early

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Jan.6(PIA) --The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Eastern Visayas is reminding the taxpaying public to file and/or pay their corresponding taxes due as early as possible to avoid being imposed with corresponding penalties. This, as the taxable year is about to close and start ... Read more