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 government said recently.

The provincial government said that years ago, locals saw human skeletons on a rocky cliff across the Mayongpayong Rock Formations, reported to be an old burial ground wherein remains were piled at the top of the rocks.

"These bones, which looked broader and taller, were believed to be of our ancestors, which dated back during the pre-Spanish era," Northern Samar provincial tourism office chief Maria Josette Doctor told the Philippine News Agency on Monday.

Doctor said representatives from the National Museum of the ...