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TESDA chief offers cash reward to any who can prove drug-linked employees
by Rommel L. Rutor - November 22, 2016 - 12:00am
TESDA Director General Guiling Mamondiong, in his visit to this capital city of Samar on Friday, announced that he is offering cash rewards to anyone who can report and, along the way, be able to prove drug involvement...
Negative drug test results quell rumors of drug use among Samar government execs
by Rommel L. Rutor - August 27, 2016 - 12:00am
The results of the mandatory drug tests conducted on August 11, by the Provincial Health Office in Samar and the police, on provincial and city officials have yielded negative results.
Man, after bragging his amulet, beheaded
by Rommel L. Rutor - August 16, 2016 - 12:00am
Bragging about possessing a powerful “anting-anting” (amulet) to his drinking buddies and then challenging everyone in the village to a fight, may have caused the comeuppance of a drunken man: He got...
Soldier yields 30 sachets of shabu in drug bust
by Rommel L. Rutor - August 4, 2016 - 12:00am
An active personnel of the Philippine Army yielded 30 sachets of shabu from his possession during a buy-bust early morning yesterday by combined elements of the Calbiga Police, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency,...
Drug buy-bust in Samar: Ex-soldier/musician dies in shootout
by Rommel L. Rutor - July 29, 2016 - 12:00am
A local musician, who was a former member of the Philippine Army here, was killed in a shooting incident with the police during a buy-bust operation at Pier 1, Barangay 6 in this city Wednesday evening.
DA chief eyes 25% poverty drop in Samar Island
by Rommel L. Rutor - July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
With the three provinces of Samar Island having been in the Top 10 of the country’s poorest, Department of Agriculture chief Manny Piñol yesterday said the Duterte administration wanted to cut poverty...
Illegal-drugs recidivists put on operation targets
by Rommel L. Rutor - July 12, 2016 - 12:00am
Those who surrendered and underwent processing with Project Tokhang, but continued to ply their illegal drugs trade will become targets of the police's Project Double Barrel.
RHU chief denies hand in ambulance use during outing
by Rommel L. Rutor - June 4, 2016 - 12:00am
The chief of this town's Rural Health Unit denied he approved the use of the LGU ambulance, which was spotted inside a resort on Sunday, apparently being used for recreation by a group of youngsters.
Tribu Katbalaugan wins Aliwan 2016
by Rommel L. Rutor - April 20, 2016 - 10:00am
Gleaming with championship smiles, the jubilant members of this city's Tribu Katbalaugan arrived home yesterday bringing with them pride and honor as back-to-back champion in the country's grandest Festival of ...
Bagacay shooting target surfaces, tags politics behind slay attempt
by Rommel L. Rutor - March 23, 2016 - 10:00am
The purported target of last March 5 shooting incident at Bagacay in this city — the stray bullets of which resulted in the death of 14-year-old Angel Baylon and the wounding of a 12-year-old girl — has...
Rebels own up police station raid
by Rommel L. Rutor - March 9, 2016 - 9:00am
The National Democratic Front in Eastern Visayas (NDF-EV) commended the red  fighters belonging to the CPP-NPA Efren Martires Command and Sergio Lobina Command for the raid it conducted Monday evening at the...
14-year-old girl, hit by stray bullet, dies
by Rommel L. Rutor - March 8, 2016 - 9:00am
After two days of fighting for her life, 14-year-old Angel Baylon, one of two girls hit by a stray bullet during a broad daylight shooting incident, died in a medical facility in Tacloban City.
Gunmen also hit, injure 2 children
by Rommel L. Rutor - March 7, 2016 - 9:00am
Two children are now in critical condition after they were hit by bullets intended for another person from riding-in-tandem gunmen in a shooting incident at Barangay Bagacay, this city Saturday aftern...
Samar Gov. Tan: P800M loan will move after May elections
by Rommel L. Rutor - March 2, 2016 - 9:00am
“Based on the last talk we have with the Land Bank, I told them that we will opt to enter into the loan agreement after the elections, at which time the bidding process of the projects will be possible,”...
Missing fisherman found dead, floating off Tarangnan waters
by Rommel L. Rutor - February 29, 2016 - 9:00am
A fisherman who went missing on Friday evening, after he allegedly fell from his boat, was found dead last night by members of the Philippine Coast Guard here.
Private armed group kills ex-member
by Rommel L. Rutor - February 23, 2016 - 9:00am
About 10 members of a Private Armed Group, operating in the hinterlands of Happy Valley in this city, reportedly ambushed and killed its alleged former member early morning yesterday.
According to cops, eyewitness: Vice mayor, 3 others linked to killing of village chairman
by Rommel L. Rutor - February 17, 2016 - 9:00am
Vice Mayor Joseph “Jojo” Grey of San Jorge town in Samar, his two sons and a former soldier who has been serving as bodyguard to the Grey family were tagged by police investigators and an eyewitness as...
Samar provincial jail Warden denies rationing “dead meat” to inmates
by Rommel L. Rutor - February 12, 2016 - 9:00am
In response to allegations that “dead meat” (or meat from an already dead swine or sow), was made as food ration to about 240 inmates of the Samar Provincial Jail in this city, Warden Victor Templonuevo...
Police nab suspected PAG member in Samar
by Rommel L. Rutor - February 12, 2016 - 9:00am
A composite police team, tasked to hunt down suspected members of Private Armed Groups operating in Samar’s first district, finally got its hands on one of the target suspects early morning Thursday at Barangay...
Construction of Sky City’s Odin wind tower to start in 6 months
by Rommel L. Rutor - February 10, 2016 - 9:00am
Officials of the Odin Energy of South Korea on Tuesday met with city government officials for the final discussion on the proposed construction of the first out-of-the-country wind energy project, the Odin Energy...
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