DPWH directs field offices to join Comelec in removal of illegal campaign materials

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on DPWH directs field offices to join Comelec in removal of illegal campaign materials 

PALO, Leyte, Feb. 22 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office here has directed district engineering offices in Eastern Visayas to assist the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the removal of illegal campaign paraphernalia.

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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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300,000 voters delisted in Eastern Visayas

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on 300,000 voters delisted in Eastern Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 12 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has deleted nearly 300,000 names from the list of voters for the 2016 elections in Eastern Visayas in an effort to clean its record.

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'Nona' death toll in Samar provinces climbs to 12

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'Nona' death toll in Samar provinces climbs to 12 

By Sarwell Q. Meniano

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 21 (PNA) –- The death toll in Samar provinces has climbed to 12 one week after typhoon "Nona's" devastation, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) reported on Monday.

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DTI Eastern Visayas launches 16 business centers

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on DTI Eastern Visayas launches 16 business centers 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 8 — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has launched 16 Negosyo Centers from January to November this year with two more facilities up for opening this month.

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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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Concerns raised on post-Yolanda sexual behaviors of Eastern Visayas youth

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Concerns raised on post-Yolanda sexual behaviors of Eastern Visayas youth 

TACLOBAN CITY, April 13 -– The Commission on Population (PopCom) has expressed concern over unacceptable sexual behaviors of youth in Eastern Visayas after the 2013 super typhoon, owing to young people’s urge to seek pleasure after the traumatic experience.

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BFAR rebuilds 18,000 boats in typhoon-weary Eastern Visayas in 2014

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR rebuilds 18,000 boats in typhoon-weary Eastern Visayas in 2014 

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 23 – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has led the rebuilding of 18,000 boats in 2014, but the government will continue with the project until reaching 20,000 units.

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