E. Visayas promotes musical heritage through chorale competition

TACLOBAN CITY, April 17 -- A chorale competition featuring Visayan songs is seen to promote the musical heritage of Eastern Visayas, the Department of Tourism (DOT) regional office here said. Kent Re... Read More

Over 7K households in E. Visayas leave 4Ps in Q1

TACLOBAN CITY, April 17 -- At least 7,491 households in Eastern Visayas have graduated from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) during the first quarter of the year, the Department of Social... Read More

Tale of survival in Leyte's threatened peatland

STA. FE, April 15 -- For three decades, Joey Mercades, 40, has been highly dependent on resources from the nearby peatland to support his growing family. Just like the rest of his neighbors, his awar... Read More

Eastern Visayas records lowest inflation rate in six months

TACLOBAN CITY, April 12 -- Eastern Visayas recorded a 3.4 percent inflation rate in March, the region's slowest in six months and sixth among all regions, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) rep... Read More

Northern Samar seeks preservation of Spanish era burial ground

TACLOBAN CITY, April 10 -- An old burial ground is seen as a potential archeological site in Mapanas, Northern Samar, which calls for more effort to preserve the province's rich history, the local gov... Read More

Remains of 'missing' rebel exhumed in S. Leyte

TACLOBAN CITY, April 8 -- Combined elements of the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police retrieved the remains of a missing rebel in upland Kahupian village in Sogod, Southern Leyte last ... Read More

Several flights still canceled after Tacloban airport runway fix

TACLOBAN CITY, April 4 -- Regular operations have not yet resumed at the Tacloban Airport a day after the completion of emergency runway repair, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) ... Read More

NPA member killed, another wounded in N. Samar clash

TACLOBAN CITY, April 4 -- A member of the New People's Army (NPA) was killed and another one was wounded during a clash Wednesday in upland Osmena village in Las Navas, Northern Samar. Acting on tips... Read More

Regional body monitors 25 E. Visayas projects to ensure fast execution

TACLOBAN CITYT, April 3 -- The Regional Development Council (RDC) is closely monitoring at least 25 key projects in Eastern Visayas to ensure expeditious implementation. Meylene Rosales, RDC vice cha... Read More

Tacloban airport to reopen runway 4 p.m. Wednesday

TACLOBAN CITY, April 3 -- The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) is eyeing to reopen the Tacloban airport runway by 4 p.m. Wednesday after hours of emergency repair. CAAP Eastern Visa... Read More