Miriam Desacada
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Northern Samar on alert after reporting 1st ASF case
by Miriam Desacada - April 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The provincial task force on African swine fever in Northern Samar is on alert for unusual swine deaths after reporting its first ASF case in Lope de Vega town on Tuesday.
Cops tagged in Calbayog mayor’s slay named
by Miriam Desacada - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
The Eastern Visayas police has released the names of police officers alleged to be involved in the shooting that led to the killing of Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo Aquino on March 8.
Duterte urges protection of country’s sovereignty on Magellan’s 500th
by Miriam Desacada - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte called on Filipinos to learn from the lessons of history in order to protect the country’s sovereignty and accomplish national development, 500 years after Western colonizers first set foot...
ASF hits 3 more Leyte barangays
by Miriam Desacada - March 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Three more barangays in San Jose district in this city have been affected by African swine fever.
Anti-drug cops gun down Calbayog mayor, police escorts
by Miriam Desacada - March 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The mayor of Calbayog City, Samar and five other persons, including a municipal police chief, were killed in what authorities described as a clash between the local chief executive’s security escorts and police...
2 Samar village chiefs shot dead
by Miriam Desacada - March 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Three persons, two of them barangay captains, were killed in a gun attack in Barangay Balugo in Tarangnan, Samar on Wednesday.
ASF spreads to Tacloban
by Miriam Desacada - February 26, 2021 - 12:00am
African swine fever has reached this city.
ASF hits another Leyte town
by Miriam Desacada - February 20, 2021 - 12:00am
African swine fever has spread to another town in Leyte.
Floods hit Leyte, Samar; 1 dead
by Miriam Desacada - February 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The body of a 15-year-old boy, who was reported missing during heavy rains in San Jose district in Tacloban City on Wednesday, was recovered yesterday.
ASF spreads to 3 more Leyte towns
by Miriam Desacada - February 7, 2021 - 12:00am
The Eastern Visayas regional offices of the Department of Agriculture and Philippine Information Agency have partnered to disseminate the government’s plan to manage and control the spread of African swine...
ASF hits another Leyte town
by Miriam Desacada - January 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Another town in Leyte has reported its first case of African swine fever.
Samar councilor killed in gun attack
by Miriam Desacada - January 27, 2021 - 12:00am
A councilor of Pinabacdao town in Samar was killed in a gun attack on Monday.
DA warns of ASF spread in Leyte towns
by Miriam Desacada - January 25, 2021 - 12:00am
At least 1,500 hogs were slaughtered over the past two weeks in Leyte, which reported its first case of African swine fever or ASF infection early this month.
Northern Samar bans hogs from ASF-hit areas
by Miriam Desacada - January 22, 2021 - 12:00am
A ban on the entry of hogs from Mindanao, Luzon and Leyte has been imposed in Northern Samar.
Leyte town logs 1st ASF case in Visayas
by Miriam Desacada - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The first case of African swine fever in the Visayas has been detected in two barangays in Abuyog, Leyte.
Hard lockdown in Guiuan extended
by Miriam Desacada - January 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The hard lockdown in Guiuan, Eastern Samar has been extended for another 14 days as more coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases were recorded.
LPA dumps rains over Visayas and Mindanao
by Miriam Desacada - January 13, 2021 - 12:00am
The state weather bureau warned the public against flooding and landslides as the low-pressure area spotted off General Santos City and the tail-end of a frontal system dumped more rains over parts of the Visayas...
Eastern Visayas COVID-19 cases spike
by Miriam Desacada - December 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Eastern Visayas recorded 258 coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases yesterday, the highest recorded in a day, the Department of Health regional office reported.
NPA leader killed in Northern Samar
by Miriam Desacada - December 24, 2020 - 12:00am
A New People’s Army leader was killed in an encounter with government troopers in Barangay Happy Valley, San Isidro, Northern Samar on Monday, the military reported.
Biliran gov, wife test positive for COVID-19
by Miriam Desacada - December 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Biliran Gov. Roger Espina and his wife Cecil, a physician, have tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
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