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2 hurt in Samar landslide
by Miriam Desacada - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Two persons were injured when a landslide hit Purok 5, Barangay Mercedes, Catbalogan, Samar yesterday amid heavy rains.
Samar town exec, wife shot dead
by Miriam Desacada - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
A municipal councilor in Samar and his wife were shot dead by unidentified assailants who barged into their house in Barangay Jose Rono, Jiabong yesterday morning.
Soldier killed, 5 hurt in Samar clash with Reds
by Miriam Desacada - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
A soldier of the 46th Infantry Batallion was killed while five others were wounded in an encounter with New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas in Barangay Mabini, Basey, Samar on Friday.
Southern Leyte under state of calamity due to dengue
by Miriam Desacada - August 20, 2019 - 12:00am
A state of calamity has been declared in Southern Leyte as the number of dengue cases surpassed the epidemic threshold.
4 dead in Eastern Samar shooting
by Miriam Desacada - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Two suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels and two civilians were killed in a shooting in a cockpit in Sulta, Eastern Samar on Friday.
Tornado hits Northern Samar town
by Miriam Desacada - August 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Twenty families were left homeless after a tornado destroyed 11 houses and a public market in Lavesares, Northern Samar on Saturday morning.
Woman drowns, 14 rescued in Leyte boat capsize
by Miriam Desacada - July 17, 2019 - 12:00am
A 65-year-old woman drowned and was declared dead on arrival at the Limasawa Southern Leyte Rural Health Unit while 11 other passengers and three crewmembers were rescued when a motorboat capsized in the waters off...
Soldier shot dead in motel
by Miriam Desacada - July 10, 2019 - 12:00am
An Army soldier was allegedly killed by his girlfriend in a motel in this city on Sunday.
San Juanico lights and sound project to start next month
by Miriam Desacada - June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The installation of lights and sound at the San Juanico bridge, which connects Samar and Leyte, is expected to start next month, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT).
Leyte mayor who lost by 1 vote concedes defeat
by Miriam Desacada - May 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Mayor Susan Ang of San Isidro, Leyte, who lost by one vote to his opponent in the mayoral elections last week, is not filing an election protest.
9 dead in Leyte road mishap
by Miriam Desacada - May 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Nine people died and 12 others were injured when a van collided with a six-wheeler truck in Babatngon, Leyte yesterday.
1 vote settles Leyte mayoralty race
by Miriam Desacada - May 16, 2019 - 12:00am
By the skin of his teeth, San Isidro town in Leyte has a new mayor.
Samar mayor’s campaign leader shot dead
by Miriam Desacada - May 10, 2019 - 12:00am
A campaign leader of Mayor Ronaldo Aquino of Calbayog City in Samar, who is seeking reelection, was gunned down on Wednesday.
2 teachers drown in Northern Samar
by Miriam Desacada - May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Two teachers at an elementary school in Palapag, Northern Samar drowned while two others were reported missing after swimming in the sea on Friday.
6 soldiers killed in Samar clash with Reds
by Miriam Desacada - April 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Six soldiers were killed and six others were wounded in an encounter with New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Calbiga, Samar before dawn yesterday.
Cop killed, another hurt in NPA ambush
by Miriam Desacada - March 12, 2019 - 12:00am
A police officer was killed while a policewoman was wounded in an ambush staged by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Motiong town in Samar yesterday.
New People’s Army camp in Samar seized
by Miriam Desacada - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Soldiers overran an abandoned camp of New People’s Army rebels in Barangay Bay-ang, San Jorge, Samar on Tuesday, according to an official.
Samar cop chief replaced
by Miriam Desacada - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Senior Superintendent Nicolas Torre III has been relieved as director of the Samar police as part of the reorganization being implemented by the Philippine National Police in preparation for the elections.
9 soldiers wounded in Samar bomb blast
by Miriam Desacada - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Nine soldiers were wounded when an improvised bomb exploded following an encounter with suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in San Jorge, Samar yesterday.
4 soldiers wounded in NPA landmine attack in Northen Samar
by Miriam Desacada - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Four soldiers were wounded when a landmine planted by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels went off in Catarman, Northen Samar yesterday.
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