DA Eastern Visayas reports slight increase in H1 rice yield

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on DA Eastern Visayas reports slight increase in H1 rice yield 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 5 — Total rice output for the first six months of the year in Eastern Visayas registered a 3.3 percent increase, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in its July round survey noted.

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Development goals seen to help end poverty in Eastern Visayas

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Development goals seen to help end poverty in Eastern Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 5 –- The government is stepping up awareness drive on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Eastern Visayas as part of the month-long National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration this October.

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Eastern Visayas unemployment rate slightly dips in 2015

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Eastern Visayas unemployment rate slightly dips in 2015 

TACLOBAN CITY, Feb. 22 –- Unemployment rate in Eastern Visayas has dropped to 5.3 percent in 2015 from 5.6 percent a year ago, indicating a recovery of local business sectors after the destructive 2013 typhoon, an official of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.

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Tacloban honors top taxpayers

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tacloban honors top taxpayers 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 21 -– The city government here awarded the top taxpayers in times for this year’s 7th anniversary of the city being the first and only highly-urbanized city in Eastern Visayas.

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Post-Yolanda reconstruction projects in villages on track – DILG

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Post-Yolanda reconstruction projects in villages on track – DILG 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 7 – Reconstruction of government facilities in at least 109 villages in "Yolanda"-ravaged provinces in eastern Visayas are on track and will be completed in mid-2016, the Department of Interior and Local Government said.

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DOH Eastern Visayas sees number of HIV/AIDS cases to double this year

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH Eastern Visayas sees number of HIV/AIDS cases to double this year 

By Sarwell Q. Meniano

TACLOBAN CITY, Sept. 21 (PNA) –- The Department of Health (DOH) in Eastern Visayas expects that the number of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) cases will double this year as more victims seek medical assistance.

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PAGASA: Dim chance for LPA to become tropical cyclone

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on PAGASA: Dim chance for LPA to become tropical cyclone 

MANILA, Aug. 28 — The low-pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and located east of the Visayas at present is unlikely to develop into a tropical cyclone (TC) this weekend.

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Maasin City tourism office promotes zoo as unique destination in Eastern Visayas

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Maasin City tourism office promotes zoo as unique destination in Eastern Visayas 

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, June 1 — Nature lovers here in Eastern Visayas should set time whenever they are in this city to visit Maasin Zoo, the first of its kind in the region.

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President Aquino okays release of Php 2.2 B for gov't employees affected by ‘Yolanda,’ Bohol quake

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino okays release of Php 2.2 B for gov't employees affected by ‘Yolanda,’ Bohol quake 

MANILA, April 22 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has approved the release of Php 2.259 billion in financial assistance to national government employees who were affected by Typhoon Yolanda and the Bohol earthquake, Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said on Wednesday.

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Mangrove planting highlights Earth Day celebration in Eastern Visayas

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mangrove planting highlights Earth Day celebration in Eastern Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, April 22 – As the nation celebrates Earth Day on Wednesday, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Eastern Visayas has lined up activities designed to draw attention to the important role that mangroves play in protecting the region’s coastal communities.

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