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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Red Cross steps up aid delivery for ‘Nona’ victims in Northern Samar

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Red Cross steps up aid delivery for ‘Nona’ victims in Northern Samar 

ISABEL, Leyte, Dec. 20 – Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman Richard J. Gordon has vowed to help typhoon "Nona" victims the way they helped super typhoon "Yolanda" victims.

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DSWD extends P42-M worth of aid to typhoon ‘Nona’ victims

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD extends P42-M worth of aid to typhoon ‘Nona’ victims 

MANILA, Dec. 16 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that P42,237,310 worth of relief assistance had been provided as of Wednesday morning to local government units (LGUs) in Regions IV-A (Calabarzon), V (Bicol), and VIII (Eastern Visayas) for distribution to families affected by typhoon "Nona."

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Montejo urges LGUs to adopt ordinances prohibitingharvest of crablets in the wild

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Montejo urges LGUs to adopt ordinances prohibitingharvest of crablets in the wild 

By Perla G. Lena

ILOILO CITY, Nov 18 (PNA) — Science and technology secretary Mario Montejo is urging local government units (LGUs) to also adopt ordinances that prohibit the gathering and selling of crablets outside their municipality of origin.

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Cebu to field best squad in PFF-Smart National Under-22 championship

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cebu to field best squad in PFF-Smart National Under-22 championship 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 15 — Cebu is planning to field the best possible Under-22 squad for Philippine Football Federation (PFF)-Smart National Under-22 Championship.

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Biri town wants NHC confirmation of found Spanish galleon anchors

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Biri town wants NHC confirmation of found Spanish galleon anchors 

By Roel T. Amazona

BIRI, Northern Samar, April 16 (PNA) – The local government unit here wants National Historical Commission confirmation if the three anchors found in their town were indeed used by Galleon ships during the Spanish era.

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Island town maintains zero maternal, infant mortality rate

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Island town maintains zero maternal, infant mortality rate 

By Roel T. Amazona

SAN VICENTE, Northern Samar, April 16 (PNA) – This island town maintains its status as maternal and infant mortality-free area, notwithstanding its distance from the nearest hospital.

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Northern Samar to focus building roads to fight insurgency

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Northern Samar to focus building roads to fight insurgency 

TACLOBAN CITY, Feb. 7 -– The Northern Samar provincial government pushes for the building of more access roads to remote villages to address the old-aged insurgency problem in the province.

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Trooper killed, 2 NPA captured in Northern Samar clash

February 4, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — A trooper from the 34th Infantry Battalion was killed while two New People's Army (NPA) fighters were captured following an encounter in Barangay Imelda, Las Navas, Northern Samar early Tuesday morning.

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Regional sports events resumes after last year’s cancellation

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Regional sports events resumes after last year’s cancellation 

BAYBAY CITY, Feb. 2 — Sporadic rainfall and gusty winds failed to dampen the festive atmosphere at the opening ceremony of Eastern Visayas Regional Athletic Association (EVRAA) on Sunday.

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