Engr. Tabacon now a full-fledged DPWH-8 chief

BARAS, PALO Leyte, March 22 (PIA) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Eastern Visayas has now a full-fledged regional director in the name of Engr. Edgar Tabacon following his formal oath of office before DPWH Secretary Mark Villar earlier this month at the DPWH Central Office,... Read more

PNP conducts random drug test to MDET members, activates drug enforcement group

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Mar 22 (PIA) – A total of 167 Municipal Drug Enforcement Team members from the different Municipal Police Stations in the province were randomly tested for illegal drugs, held March 20, 2017. The drug testing held at the Camp Alfredo K. Bantug Firing Range here wa... Read more

More roads paved for Samar's tourism spots

CALBAYOG CITY, Samar, March 22 (PIA) - Gradually, Samar roads to tourist destinations are being paved.   The DPWH based in Calbayog City has completed the access road to Bangon Falls in Barangay Tinaplacan, Calbayog City.   This is part of the Access Road Project leading to tourist des... Read more

Landbank helps Yolanda victims through water filtration systems

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, March 22 (PIA) – Landbank of the Philippines (LBP) distributed 57 portable water filtration systems recently at Villa Diana, New Kawayan, Tacloban City.   The water filtration system can remove 99.99999% of bacteria that cause water-borne diseases such as cholera, s... Read more

FDA-8 warns public against buying unregistered food products, supplements and cosmetics

GOVERNMENT CENTER, Palo, Leyte, March 22(PIA) - Consuming public must be cautious in the purchase and consumption of unregistered food products, supplements and cosmetics, the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) in Eastern Visayas warned in a press conference held recently.   FDA supervisor,... Read more

Waray News:DepEd nagpahamtang moratorium sa field trips

PASIG CITY, March 22, 2017 – An Department of Education (DepEd) nag pagawas sin Memorandum Numero 47, serye 2017 sa Marso Nueve para maging pormal an moratorium matungod san field trips ngan iba pa nga mga buruhaton, matapos an makangingirhat nga natabo nga aksidente sa bus kon diin damo nga estud... Read more

Waray News: Bello nanawagan para strikto nga pagpatuman sa OSH standards

MANILA, March 22 (PIA) -  An Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III utro nga nagpahibaro sa iya panawagan sa estrikto nga pagpatuman sa occupational safety and health standards sa mga establisemento ngan kompanya sa nasod. Si Bello naghimo sini nga pahayag sa iya pag aghat sa mga bag-o nga opis... Read more

Feature: Pinoy Aquaman swims solo Limasawa-Padre Burgos sea waters

PADRE BURGOS, Southern Leyte, March 21 (PIA)  -  Lawyer Ingemar Macarine, 40, did it again for the twenty-fifth time in his open ocean swimming passion all by his lonesome self.   On Sunday, March 19, 2017, as the sun rose at 5:30 on that sunny morning, Macarine, now widely known as the Pi... Read more

Feature: It’s more fun in Higatangan Island

NAVAL, Biliran, March 21 (PIA)- “It’s more fun” is a tourism catch phrase but for local and foreign tourists who are looking as what the tourism catch phrase says of a place that offers “more fun” but also a place that will quench their craving for a satisfying summer vacation, Higatangan ... Read more

Cebuano News: Mga livelihood program beneficiaries sa DSWD naka-kompleto sa tech-voc skills training

QUEZON CITY, March 21  -  Adunay 909 ka mga beneficiaries sa Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) sa Department of Social Welfare and Development ang midawat sa ilang certificates of completion human makatapos sa technical vocational skills training course gi-sponsoran sa maong departamento sa pag... Read more

Waray News: DTI - Eastern Samar ginselibrar an WORLD CONSUMER RIGHT'S DAY pinaagi han “CONSUMER FORUM-On Air” ha DYES, Radyo ng Bayan

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, March 21 (PIA) - Gindumara in usa nga “Consumer Forum-on-Air” han Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Field Office -Eastern Samar pina-agi han Consumer Welfare Division an pagtigaman han “World Consumer Right's Day” (WCRD) ha pakigburubligay han DYES, R... Read more

UNDP – EU turned-over three Community Evacuation Center (CECs) in Eastern Samar

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, March 21, 2017 (PIA) - The United Nations Development Program  (UNDP)  in cooperation with the European Union (EU) and in partnership with the local government units (LGUs) of Balangkayan, Hernani and Quinapondan all in Eastern Samar – turned-over a Community Evac... Read more

PRC, UAE inaugurate turn-over Community Health Clinic in Dolores

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, March 21, 2017 (PIA) - The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) through Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERCA) inaugurated and turned-over a new Community Health Clinic on March 10, 2017 in  Dolores, Eastern Samar.   According to Hon. N... Read more

DPWH 4th LED allocates P1.8B for 2017 infra projects

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, March 20 (PIA) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte 4th Engineering Office has identified eighty one (81) programmed infrastracture projects to be implemented for 2017 within its jurisdiction.   The 81 regular projects, funded through the general ... Read more

EV’s two coastal waters now negative of red tide

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, March 20(PIA) -Two coastal waters in Eastern Visayas are declared negative for paralytic shellfish poison by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).   BFAR advisory no. 11 and 12 series of 2017 dated March 16, 2017, disclosed that Matarinao bay in Eastern S... Read more