Victory in national festival to boost tourism in Catbalogan City

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Victory in national festival to boost tourism in Catbalogan City 

By Lizbeth Ann A. Abella

TACLOBAN CITY, April 28 (PNA) – The city government of Catbalogan in Samar considers Tribu Manaragat’s victory in the 13th Aliwan Fiesta in Pasay City as tourism promotion tool.

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Cebu City to give P1.8M to 6 LGUs affected by 'Seniang'

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cebu City to give P1.8M to 6 LGUs affected by 'Seniang' 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 8 — The Cebu City government has allocated P1.8 million financial assistance to local government units (LGUs) affected by typhoon Seniang last December 30.

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Suspected meningo disease kills 2 in Catbalogan City

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Suspected meningo disease kills 2 in Catbalogan City 

PALO, Leyte, Jan. 6 –- A suspected meningococcemia disease hit the capital of Samar province, killing a 33-year-old father and a five-month-old baby on Sunday, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed.

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Half of Samar road section blocked by landslide debris now cleared

January 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Half of Samar road section blocked by landslide debris now cleared 

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 3 – Half of the road covered by landslide debris that buried several people alive in Catbalogan City, Samar is now partly passable after days of clearing operation.

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‘Seniang’ death toll climbs to 33 in Eastern Visayas

January 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on ‘Seniang’ death toll climbs to 33 in Eastern Visayas 

By Sarwell Q. Meniano

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 3 (PNA) – Death toll from landslides and flooding due to storm Seniang has climbed to 33 as of late Friday afternoon, the Department of Health (DOH) Eastern Visayas regional office reported.

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Archdiocese of Palo (Leyte) Rehabilitation Unit: From ‘Yolanda’ survivors to ‘Ruby’ responders

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Archdiocese of Palo (Leyte) Rehabilitation Unit: From ‘Yolanda’ survivors to ‘Ruby’ responders 

MANILA, Dec. 9 — The Archdiocese of Palo Rehabilitation Unit (RRU), who was among those devastated by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) last year, has embarked on a mission this time to give relief assistance to those who were affected by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) in Catbalogan City, Samar.

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Service providers assure immediate post-typhoon repair

December 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on Service providers assure immediate post-typhoon repair 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 5 — Power, water, and communication service providers in Leyte vowed to immediately address hurdles should typhoon Ruby’s winds destroy their facilities.

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PhilHealth’s Run 2015 in Eastern Visayas to benefit ‘Yolanda’ orphans

November 14, 2014 by · Comments Off on PhilHealth’s Run 2015 in Eastern Visayas to benefit ‘Yolanda’ orphans 

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 14 – Some 120 orphans will benefit from the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) second run next year in Eastern Visayas.

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