Posts Tagged Leyte

3 NPA rebels surrender in Leyte

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police has announced the surrender of two members and a platoon leader of the of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA)...

Cop, first reported casualty in Leyte as Typhoon ‘Ursula’ lashes parts of Visayas

Marje Pelayo   •   December 25, 2019

LEYTE, Philippines – The Leyte Provincial Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) reported one fatality as Typhoon Ursula continues to batter the municipality of Abuyog. According to Leyte PDRRMC head,...

102-year-old Leyte capitol to undergo rehabilitation

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 5, 2019

The 102-year-old provincial capitol of Leyte will undergo rehabilitation following the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit San Julian, Eastern Samar on April 27. Leyte Vice Governor Carlo Loreto said they...

Very close fight: New Leyte town mayor beats rival by 1 point

Robie de Guzman   •   May 14, 2019

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday proclaimed Remedio “Wingbebot” Veloso as the new mayor of San Isidro town in Leyte. The mayoral race in San Isidro was a very...

‘Samuel’ expected to make landfall in Dinagat-Samar-Leyte area

admin   •   November 20, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Depression Samuel has maintained its strength as it moves closer toward the Dinagat-Samar-Leyte area. At 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday (November 20), PAGASA has spotted the weather...

NHA distributes 300 Yolanda housing units in Carigara, Leyte

admin   •   October 18, 2018

The National Housing Authority (NHA) began the distribution of housing units on Wednesday (October 17) to victims of Typhoon Yolanda in Carigara, Leyte. A total of 3,489 housing units have...

Suicide prompts mental health education to newly hired teachers in Leyte

Marje Pelayo   •   July 20, 2018

LEYTE, Philippines –  Following the recent suicide of a rookie teacher in Eastern Visayas, the Department of Education (DepEd) Leyte Division recommends equipping newly hired teachers with mental health education. According...

Red tide toxin affects several coastal areas in the country

admin   •   February 19, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Shellfish from several coastal areas of the country tested positive for paralytic shellfish poison or red tide. These are in Irong-Irong Bay in Western Samar; coastal waters...

CHR dismayed over reinstatement of Supt. Marcos and 18 police

admin   •   July 13, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — “We are respecting the prerogative of the Executive in these matters. But the Commission on Human Rights is dismayed because it only sends a message that the...

NDRRMC: Leyte quake damage reaches P61.6–M

admin   •   July 11, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC) spokesperson Romina Marasigan said the earthquake’s damages to infrastructures like roads, bridges and hospital have now reached P61.6 million....


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