DepEd bares “traffic light scheme” for food safety in school canteens

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Aug. 4, (PIA) - The Department of Education (DepEd) issued Memorandum Order # 13 which entails the “traffic light scheme” for school canteens, DepEd Medical Officer Dr. Consolacion Ruflo informed during the Nutrition Month Culmination activity here, Friday. Ruf... Read more

Swiss technology to reinforce foundation of PHL’s tallest bridge

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Aug. 4 (PIA) - “It takes a Swiss technology to permanently eliminate the threat of erosions near the foundation of Agas-Agas Bridge, the country’s tallest," Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Southern Leyte District Engineer Ma. Margarita Junia bared. ... Read more

Waray News: Pamilya han mga sundalo nga namatay, susuportahan han gobyerno

CATBALOGAN City, Samar, Ika-2 han Agosto (PIA) -  Susuportahan han gobyerno an mga pamilya han namatay nga mga sundalo nga nagbuwis han ira kinabuhi para maproteheran an nasud ala kontra ha mga terorista.   Sumala kan Major General Raul Farnacio, Commander han 8th Infantry Division, Philipp... Read more

DPWH-South Leyte gets P2.4-M equipment to boost planning, surveying capability

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, August 3 (PIA) -  Planning and surveying capabilities of the Provincial Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) here will be enhanced with the acquisition of some P2.4 million worth of modern equipment. In a DPWH report, the local district engi... Read more

Cebuano News: Mga trabahante sa Marawi makabenepisyo sa P30M programa sa pagpanarbaho

MANILA, Aug 1 (PIA) – Mga trabahante gikan sa Marawi City karon makabaton og tinubdan sa kinitaan alang sa ilang mga pamilya human ang Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) nakatakda og tabang sa emerhensiya nga panarbaho diha sa mga dapit og siyudad nga apektado sa armadong kagubot. Si Lab... Read more

Motorists advised to be cautious when passing by Caglanipao Sur, Tinambacan, Calbayog City

CALBAYOG CITY, Samar, 1 August (PIA) — Motorists are advised to be cautious when cruising in the landslide area at the Calbayog – Allen Road Section in Barangay Caglanipao Sur, Tinambacan District, Calbayog City.   The area was cleared three days after the landslide. But clearing operations... Read more

DENR8 undertakes efforts to preserve Lake Danao Natural Park

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Aug. 1 (PIA) – Efforts are being undertaken to protect and preserve the unique and fragile ecosystem of Lake Danao Natural Park in Ormoc City, one of the Region’s seven protected areas declared under the National Integrated Protected Area System (NIPAS) Act of 1992.   ... Read more

3 LGUs in Eastern Visayas to join ASEAN golden anniversary Landmark Lighting

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, August 1 (PIA) –Three local government units in Eastern Visayas signified to join the nationwide Landmark Lighting Activity on August 8, 2017, in observance of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).   These are the municipality of P... Read more

ESSU Borongan to host 4th International meet on Disaster Management

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, August 1 (PIA) - The Eastern Samar State University (ESSU) Main Campus, Borongan City will hold the 4th International Conference on Integrative Disaster Risk Reduction Management (ICIDRRM) on September 4-6, 2017 at the ESSU Multi-purpose Hall, Borongan City, with the t... Read more

MGB8 urges evacuation of residents in landslide-prone barangays in Leyte

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, August 1(PIA) –The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) in Eastern Visayas has urged the evacuation of residents in some barangays in three Leyte areas which are identified as landslide-prone areas following a geohazard assessment which was conducted immediately after the July ... Read more

DILG to LGUs: Enact ordinance declaring danger areas as "no build zones"

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 31 (PIA) - To ensure that danger areas previously cleared of illegal occupants will not be retaken by informal settlers, Interior and Local Government Secretary Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy is urging Local Government Units (LGUs) thru all DILG Provincial Dir... Read more

City of Borongan Celebrates 3rd Annual Arbor Day

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 31 (PIA) - Pursuant to the City Ordinance No 119, series of 2015, declaring every last Friday of July as “Annual Arbor Day” of Borongan City.   In an interview with city mayor Ma. Fe Abunda, today is the 3rd Annual Arbor Day which will kick off  with... Read more

New concrete road to usher agricultural productivity in Samar town

CALBAYOG CITY, Samar, July 31 (PIA) - The DPWH – Samar First District Engineering Office programmed some Php 50 M budget for the construction of a concrete road from Barangay Curry to Barangay Avelino. This promises a livelier economic activity to localities that produce abaca, various root crops ... Read more

Tagalog News: US Embassy nangakong reresolbahin ang Balangiga Bells isyu

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 28 (PIA) - Ikinatuwa ng mga residente ng Balangiga Eastern Samar ang pag tiyak ngayon ng US Embassy sa Manila na kanilang reresolbahin ang isyu ng Balangiga Bells na tinangay ng mga sundalong Amerikano noong 1901, Philippine-American War sa Eastern Samar. Sina... Read more

NGCP assures North Samar Provincial Officials to restore electricity by July 31

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, July 26 (PIA) – In a regular session of the Sanggguniang Panlalawigan of the Province of Northern Samar on July 21, 2017, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines Spokesperson Atty. Cynthia Alabanza assured the provincial officials to restore full electricity by J... Read more