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TESDA head: Ormoc manpower training needs support from LGU
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - August 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Secretary Guiling “Gene” Mamondiong, secretary general of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) aired his observation on the deficiency of the Ormoc City Manpower Training and...
Leyte TESDA graduation, enrollment, jobs fair held
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - March 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Scholars who graduated from 22 TESDA-accredited schools in northwest Leyte, local employers, job seekers and aspiring scholarship beneficiaries converge in Ormoc City during the simultaneous National Technical-Vocational...
COA suspends audit vs P10.3M fountain project
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - March 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has questioned the disbursement of P10.3-million fund for the supply and installation of multi-pattern modular fountains in front of the old City Hall and Public Plaza.
Biliran town braces for relief ‘lean days’
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - January 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The fifth class town of Biliran suffered the least number of casualties, among four Urduja-hit towns of Biliran province, but its loss in agriculture and properties was “incomprehensible due to massive flooding...
“Urduja deaths In Biliran could be prevented” — OCD-8
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - January 27, 2018 - 12:00am
A month after tropical storm Urduja lashed at Eastern Visayas — with Biliran province as the most devastated due to landslides and floods — a post-incident evaluation workshop was held in Naval town of...
125 athletes vie in cycling race
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - December 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
One-hundred-twenty-five cyclists from different places in Regions 7 (Central Visayas) and 8 (Eastern Visayas) competed in the recently concluded cycling road race in Hilongos town of Leyte.
Mayor “resisted” cops serving warrant: Mayor “resisted” cops serving warrant
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - November 6, 2016 - 12:00am
Detained Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. and Raul Yap, a native of Albuera who was also facing drug charges, were killed inside their cells at the Leyte Sub-Provincial Jail in Baybay City past 4 a.m. yesterday...
Construction of 1,000 houses for Yolanda victims completed
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - November 2, 2016 - 12:00am
With the turnover of 200 housing units in Ormoc City on October 29, SM Foundation through its SM Cares Division, completed its target of 1,000 houses for the Yolanda-affected families in the Visayas.
Campaign vs illegal vendors intensifies
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - November 1, 2016 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Fire Protection-Ormoc City, with the help of the Ormoc City Police, intensified its drive against vendors illegally selling fuel products and conducted several raids of stalls along the roadsides.
Ormoc City needs more burial lots
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - October 28, 2016 - 12:00am
Three barangay chairmen of this city signified their intention to allocate a portion in their respective areas for burial grounds.
Thousands attend Codilla funeral
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - October 26, 2016 - 12:00am
At least ten thousand people showed their condolences during last Sunday’s funeral of the late Eufrocino “Noy Dodong” Codilla Sr., a former congressman of the 4th district of Leyte.
3 dengue deaths in Ormoc
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
Three adults died out of 247 dengue cases in Ormoc City, from January to September 19, this year, according to City Health Office Chief Nelita Navales.
HLURB, mayor laud UNDP’s land use
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
An official of the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board-Region 7 lauded the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for fulfilling a major role in the production of the supplemental guide handbook for the conduct...
EU, UNDP give 55 houses to Yolanda-affected families
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - July 7, 2016 - 12:00am
The European Union and the United Nations Development Programme had turned over 55 disaster-resilient houses to Yolanda-displaced families of this city.
Independencia: LUZVIMIN
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
In line with the national aspiration for unity and inspired by regional dishes in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, the chefs of Marco Polo Plaza Cebu have travelled the islands to bring the best of Philippine cuisine...
EU envoy, UNDP director turn over 2 evac centers
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
European Union Ambassador Franz Jessen and United Nations Development Programme Country Director Titon Mitra on Tuesday turned over two Community Evacuation Centers (CECs) to the towns of Cabucgayan and Biliran in...
Biliran hosts launching of EV’s Brigada Eskwela
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - June 2, 2016 - 12:00am
The Biliran National Agricultural High School played host to the Eastern Visayas's kick-off and launching of Brigada Eskwela for school year 2016-2017.
Mar endorses LP, Aksyon Demokratiko bets
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - April 23, 2016 - 10:00am
Mayor Edward Codilla of the Liberal Party is “one of the best mayors in the country,” according to  presidential candidate Mar Roxas, during his recent visit to this city where he proclaimed the...
Violy, Ondo Codilla campaign starts
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - March 28, 2016 - 10:00am
Engineer Violy Codilla, who is running for representative of Leyte's 4th district, and her husband, re-electionist Ormoc City Mayor Edward "Ondo" Codilla have launched their official campaign on Easter Sunday at...
Duterte to Leyteños: Elect a Bisaya president
by Edgar Allan Vilbar - March 26, 2016 - 10:00am
Presidential candidate Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, in a rally in this city, told the crowd to elect a Bisaya president to break the cycle of elected presidents coming from Luzon.
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