Palay production in East Visayas better in 2016

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, March 20 - Palay  production  in  Eastern Visayas  slightly  declined  by  0.1 percent  from  955,709  metric  tons (MT)  in  2015  to  954,844  MT  in 2016.   This is, however, better compared to the 2.7 percent decrease recorded in 2015. Similarly,  th... Read more

DA-8 assures help to Samareño farmers hit by pest infestation

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, March 20 - The Department of Agriculture, Regional Field Office 8 (DA-8), has deployed a team of regional technical staff to provide farmers for any possible assistance including the conduct of capability enhancement training of technicians on pest management as reports of cro... Read more

EU, UNDP, KOICA turnover disaster resilient projects to EV Yolanda-affected LGUs

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, March 18 (PIA) – A number of disaster-resilient infrastructure projects were formally turned over in a 3-day mission of the officials and representatives of the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to ... Read more

Waray News: DILG ngadto sa LGUs: Suportaran an Rabies Awareness Month

QUEZON CITY, March 20 – Tungod nga an rabies nagpapadayon nga problema san panlawas sa Pilipinas, an Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) nananawagan san mga local chief executives (LCEs) nga suportaran an pag selebrar san Rabies Awareness Month nga yaun tema: Rabies, Iwasan, Al... Read more

Leyte's fishery school wins regional civil registration quiz

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, March 19 - Angel Khalilah M. Zaragosa, a Grade  10  student  of  Bato  School  of Fisheries,  this province, won  the  2017  Regional  Civil Registration  Quiz (RCRQ)  conducted recently by the Philippine  Statistics  Authority – Regional Statistical Services O... Read more

LGU-Naval, NSU unite in summer youth program

NAVAL, Biliran, March 15 (PIA) -  The Naval State Univerity (NSU) which for years has been offering short term arts courses to the youth during summer now supports the Sports, Music, Arts, and Recreation Training (SMART) summer youth program of the local government unit (LGU) of Naval. Naval’... Read more

Funding facilities pour to MSMEs in Samar

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, March 17 (PIA) - Samar entrepreneurs now have alternatives where they can access financing for their business. Today, entities offering livelihood financing enriched DTI's Kapatid, Mentor Me Program, as the different agencies shared their programs and projects for Sam... Read more

First Mass Swim ushers Limasawa 496th First Mass Anniversary activities

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Mar 17 (PIA) – The provincial government of Southern Leyte will start its 496th Fist Mass Anniversary celebration activities on the 19th of March, 2017, carrying the theme, “Sa Eukaristiya, Magkahiusa!.   As a kick off activity, a First Mass Swim of Pinoy Aqua... Read more

Jail residents becoming entrepreneurs

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte March 17 (PIA) - Some of the Maasin City Jail residents will soon become entrepreneurs while still behind bars.   Maasin City Jail Warden Arlene Barraca reported that the residents, after learning various skills through the livelihood skills trainings brought right... Read more

Waray News: Presidente Duterte ginpadayag an plano pagtuman sa iya saad sa kampanya

MANILA, March 17 (PIA) – An Presidente Duterte sa Lunes, Marso 13, nagpadayag sa direksyon sa iya admisitrasyon sa pangamoyo nga matutuman an iya saad durante sa kampanya sa nakalabay nga eleksyon nga kinahanglan atubangon mahiunong sa isyu san pederalismo, kriminalidad, korapsyon ngan illegal n... Read more

Waray News: DSWD magpapagawas san ginsaad ni PRRD bulig nga bugas san 4Ps tikang Marso

QUEZON CITY, MARCH 16 – An Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in nakatalaan pagpagawas san rice subsidy o bulig nga bugas sa porma nga kuarta nga makantidad P600 kada bulan san mga benifisyaryo san Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) tikang yana nga Marso. Yaun maabot 4.4 mi... Read more

Waray News: Duterte nanawagan san kooperasyon san mga mayors sa pag atubang san mga dagko nga mga ayat

MANILA, March 16 – Si Presidente Rodrigo Duterte san Martes nga adlaw, Marso 14, naghangyo san bulig san mga namumuno san local nga pangobyernohan nga batunon an mga importante nga problema nga gin-aatubang san kanya panggobyernohan. Sa iya pagbagaw sa atubangan san mga municipal mayors durant... Read more

36th SIPPAD assembly revolves around “Enhancing Road Networks and Peace Building Programs towards Sustainable Peace and Security in the Samar Island”

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, 15 March (PIA) – The 36th Samar Island Partnership for Peace and Development (SIPPAD) Assembly anchored a theme fitting to the current issues the government is facing affecting not Samar Island alone but the nation as a whole. The theme, “Enhancing Road Network and ... Read more

OPAPP ASec. Asuncion highlights RPs’ six-point peace and development agenda in the 36th SIPPAD assembly

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, 15 March (PIA) - Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Assistant Secretary Rolando B. Asuncion underline features of the Philippine Six-Point Peace and Development Agenda before the various sectors during the recently held 36th SIPPAD Assembly at U... Read more

80 percent of fire incidents caused by faulty electric wires, says city fire marshall

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, March 16 (PIA) - 80 percent of fire incidents are caused by electricity, said City Fire Marshall Jay R. Guillano in an interview, Wednesday. The new fire marshall who assumed office late in February was immediately challenged by a fire incident in Barangay 13, right after ... Read more