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P337-M released to flood-hit families in Northern Samar

TACLOBAN CITY, March 15 -- The national government has released PHP337.34 million in cash aid to families affected by the devastating flood in Northern Samar late last year, the Department of Social W... Read More


Army, Samar gov't step up dialogue with rebels' kin

TACLOBAN CITY, March 8 -- Military and local government officials in Samar will hold more peace forums and dialogue to convince the remaining members of the New People's Army (NPA) through their famil... Read More


E. Visayas' Maharlika Highway gets P8-B in rehab funding

TACLOBAN CITY, March 8 -- A total of PHP8.05 billion was allocated this year for the rehabilitation of the damaged sections of Maharlika Highway covering areas of Samar province, the Department of Pub... Read More


DPWH kicks off P4.58-B Tacloban causeway project

TACLOBAN CITY, March 8 -- The construction of the PHP4.58 billion Tacloban causeway project that will provide a shorter route from the city's downtown to the airport has begun with bigger funding this... Read More


Over 334K kids in Region 8 targeted for vaccination vs. polio

TACLOBAN CITY, March 6 -- The Department of Health is giving oral polio vaccines to 334,760 children in Eastern Visayas as part of the catch-up program in the government's battle against this incurabl... Read More


Farm-related techs seen to curb Eastern Samar's poverty

TACLOBAN CITY, March 6 -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is eyeing the deployment of more technologies related to farming, fishing, and forestry to help address poverty in Eastern Sam... Read More


DOT urges Region 8 hotels, restos to seek Muslim-friendly tag

Leyte, March 5 -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) has encouraged hotels and restaurants in Eastern Visayas to seek Muslim-friendly status to fit the Muslim lifestyle travel segment. In a gathering he... Read More


Samar maps out comprehensive plan vs. malnutrition

TACLOBAN CITY, March 1 -- Samar's provincial government will focus on "preventive, curative, and rehabilitative" aspects under its new program launched to combat malnutrition among children in the pro... Read More


War materiel seized, NPA lair dismantled in Northern Samar

TACLOBAN CITY, March 1 -- Government troops recovered on Thursday war materiel and anti-personnel mine (APM) components and ran over a rebel's lair following a clash with members of the New People's A... Read More


Military beefs up PNP's security efforts in Leyte's 3rd District

TACLOBAN CITY, Feb. 28 -- The Philippine Army has joined the police in intensifying anti-criminality operations in Leyte's 3rd congressional district after the recent killings of village officials. B... Read More