Posts Tagged Eastern Samar

Typhoon Ursula makes landfall over Salcedo, Eastern Samar

Marje Pelayo   •   December 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Ursula has made landfall over Salcedo, Eastern Samar at 4:45 PM today (December 24). According to PAGASA’s 4:00 PM bulletin, the eye of the typhoon was...

1 cop killed, 5 others injured in Eastern Samar ambush

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 13, 2019

One cop was killed and five others were injured in an ambush on Friday afternoon (December 13) in Eastern Samar by suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA). A...

Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts parts of Visayas

Robie de Guzman   •   November 8, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – (Update) A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted parts of Visayas on Friday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs said the quake, with a...

Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts parts of Visayas

Robie de Guzman   •   April 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolted parts of Visayas on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the earthquake...

TD ‘Usman’ expected to landfall in Eastern Samar Friday night

admin   •   December 28, 2018

    MANILA, Philippines —Tropical Depression Usman has maintained its strength as it moves closer to Eastern Visayas. At 7:00 a.m. on Friday (December 28), PAGASA observed the weather system...

LGU preps for tighter security as Duterte confirms attendance in Balangiga bells’ turnover

Marje Pelayo   •   December 13, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – After skipping the arrival and handover ceremony of the historic Balangiga bells in Villamor Air Base last Tuesday (December 11), President Rodrigo Duterte finally decided to attend...

Subcontractors claim irregularities in NHA’s Bagong Pag-asa housing project

Marje Pelayo   •   July 31, 2018

  PASAY CITY, Philippines – Two subcontractors testified before the Senate on Tuesday (July 31) and claimed irregularities in the construction of Bagong Pag-asa Housing Project of the National Housing...

President Duterte maintains bans on open-pit mining in the country

UNTV News   •   November 21, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte stands behind former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez’ policy of banning open-pit mining in the country. “He says that the ban on open pit mining remains,” Presidential Spokesperson...

Private contractor to face lawsuit over Yolanda Housing project in Eastern Samar

UNTV News   •   September 27, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities are mulling to file multiple charges against Juanito Tayag, the owner of JC Tayag Builders, the private contractor of the Yolanda Housing Project in Eastern Samar....

Lower House to question NHA officials over snail-paced Yolanda housing project

admin   •   September 6, 2017

  MANILA, Philippines — The House Committee on Housing and Urban Development is conducting an inquiry as to why the construction of Yolanda housing project is not yet completed. This,...

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