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Catbalogan’s most wanted falls in Caloocan
by Ricky Bautista - February 26, 2017 - 12:00am
The most wanted man in Catbalogan City, Samar has been arrested in Caloocan City and brought back to face trial, an official said yesterday.
3 men fall after 20 years in hiding
by Ricky Bautista - February 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Three men charged with frustrated homicide have been arrested after 20 years in hiding.
Samar town exec gunned down
by Ricky Bautista - February 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Unidentified gunmen shot dead the planning and development officer of Jiabong town in Samar before dawn yesterday.
Whale rescued in E. Samar
by Ricky Bautista - January 14, 2017 - 12:00am
A wounded melon-headed whale which was rescued in Eastern Samar on Tuesday has been released back to sea, the Bureau of Food and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)- Eastern Visayas reported yesterday.
5 troopers hurt in Samar ambush
by Ricky Bautista - April 17, 2016 - 10:00am
Five Army troopers were wounded in an ambush by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas in this town yesterday morning.
NPA camp seized in Northern Samar
by Ricky Bautista - April 14, 2016 - 10:00am
Government troops overran a New People’s Army (NPA) camp in Northern Samar, an official said yesterday.
P391-M loan for Tacloban development projects OK’d
by Ricky Bautista - February 6, 2016 - 9:00am
The city council of Tacloban in Leyte has approved a P391-million loan agreement for its development projects.
Samar soldiers get new assault rifles
by Ricky Bautista - February 3, 2016 - 9:00am
Soldiers belonging to the 20th Infantry Battalion (IB) have been issued new assault rifles as part of the Army’s modernization program.
Leyte grad tops 2015 Nursing exam
by Ricky Bautista - January 10, 2016 - 9:00am
A graduate of a medical school in Tacloban City in Leyte was among three topnotchers in the Nursing Licensure Exam given by the Professional Regulations Commission on Nov. 29 and 30 last year.
2 troopers hurt in North Samar ambush
by Ricky Bautista - January 7, 2016 - 9:00am
Two Army soldiers were wounded in an ambush by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas in Palapag town, Northern Samar on Wednesday night.
2 hurt in Samar NPA attack
by Ricky Bautista - December 23, 2015 - 9:00am
A soldier and a civilian were wounded when suspected New People’s Army rebels attacked an Army detachment in Barangay Erenas here on Tuesday night.
Trooper slain in Northern Samar ambush
by Ricky Bautista - December 22, 2015 - 9:00am
A soldier was killed while two others were wounded when suspected New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas ambushed a military vehicle transporting aid to typhoon victims in Las Navas town, Northern Samar yesterday...
Government troops overrun NPA camp
by Ricky Bautista - December 18, 2015 - 9:00am
Members of the Army’s 8th Infantry Division have seized a New People’s Army (NPA) camp in the hinterlands of Samar, an official reported on Thursday.
2 troopers killed, 3 hurt in Samar ambush
by Ricky Bautista - November 28, 2015 - 9:00am
Two Army troopers were killed while three others including an officer were wounded in an ambush by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas in this city on Friday night.
Red tide alert up in 4 Samar bays
by Ricky Bautista - November 24, 2015 - 9:00am
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) yesterday imposed a shellfish ban in four Samar bays that tested positive for algae, which produces the red tide toxin.
Mass graves of Yolanda victims blessed
by Ricky Bautista - November 8, 2015 - 9:00am
Memorial markers were unveiled and candles were lighted yesterday in commemoration of the second anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda, which killed more than 7,000 people in Eastern Visayas.
Yolanda survivors receive education, health facilities
by Ricky Bautista - October 3, 2015 - 10:00am
Officials of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday turned over education and health facilities to survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City.
Town dad arrested for shabu
by Ricky Bautista - October 2, 2015 - 10:00am
A 50-year-old Burauen town councilor in Leyte was arrested for allegedly selling prohibited drugs to a policeman on Thursday.
Ex-rebels get financial aid
by Ricky Bautista - September 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Eleven former New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas received financial assistance amounting to P715,000 from the provincial government of Eastern Samar, officials reported yesterday.
2 Samar bays cleared of red tide
by Ricky Bautista - August 18, 2015 - 10:00am
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) yesterday lifted the shellfish ban it imposed on Irong-Irong Bay in Catbalogan City and Canba-tutay Bay in nearby Tarangnan town, both in Samar, after the waters...
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