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Northern Samar mayor dies of COVID-19
by Miriam Desacada - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Mayor Manuel Aoyang of Palapag, Northern Samar died yesterday due to complications of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
GCQ extended in Northern Samar
by Miriam Desacada - November 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Northern Samar will remain under general community quarantine or GCQ starting today until Nov. 17.
Leyte Army camp locked down
by Miriam Desacada - October 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The camp of the 93rd Infantry Battalion in Kananga, Leyte was locked down on Tuesday after 21 soldiers tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
Fighting cock’s gaff kills town cop chief
by Miriam Desacada - October 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The police chief of San Jose, Northern Samar died after he was hit by a gaff locally known as tari of a gamecock that he confiscated during an illegal cockfighting raid in Barangay Mandugang on Monday.
Borongan under hard lockdown for 9 days
by Miriam Desacada - October 27, 2020 - 12:00am
The local government of Borongan, capital of Eastern Samar, has closed the city’s borders to protect its residents from coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
LSIs barred in Negros cities, Northern Samar anew
by Miriam Desacada - October 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Locally stranded individuals have been barred again from returning to Northern Samar and the cities of San Carlos and Victorias in Negros Occidental for two weeks.
Leyte Landing 76th anniversary marked online
by Miriam Desacada - October 20, 2020 - 12:00am
For the first time, the anniversary celebration of the historic Leyte Gulf Landing will be held in the presence of only a few officials and personalities, and livestreamed on social media.
Eastern Visayas logs record spike in COVID-19 cases
by Miriam Desacada - October 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Eastern Visayas logged a record single-day surge in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.
2 dead, 7 hurt in Samar shooting
by Miriam Desacada - October 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Two persons died and seven others were wounded in a gun attack in Sta. Margarita, Samar on Monday afternoon.
Former Samar councilor shot dead
by Miriam Desacada - October 11, 2020 - 12:00am
A former councilor of Calbayog City in Samar and his companion were gunned down on Friday.
Calbayog locked down as virus cases rise
by Miriam Desacada - October 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Calbayog City in Samar will be locked down for 14 days beginning today due to an increase in the number of coronavirus disease 2019.
5 hurt in Samar roadside bombing, gun attack
by Miriam Desacada - October 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Two teachers and a police officer were among five persons who were wounded when an improvised explosive device went off as their vehicles passed along the highway in Barangay Tagbayaon in Jiabong, Samar yester...
2 die of red tide poisoning in Samar
by Miriam Desacada - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Two boys, aged three and eight, died in a town in Samar before midnight yesterday after eating mussels locally known as tahong believed to be contaminated with red tide toxin.
4 slain in Leyte ambush
by Miriam Desacada - September 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Two retired police officers were among four persons killed in an ambush in Palo, Leyte on Saturday afternoon.
Girl, 6, raped, killed in Leyte
by Miriam Desacada - September 6, 2020 - 12:00am
A six-year-old girl reported missing in Tanauan, Leyte on Thursday and believed to be a victim of rape was found dead in a grassy lot on Friday.
PNP, DOH probe ex-Northern Samar mayor’s birthday bash
by Miriam Desacada - August 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The police and Department of Health-Northern Samar office are looking into reports that a former mayor of Allen town had a birthday party attended by more than 500 people last week.
Northern Samar lawmaker positive for COVID-19
by Miriam Desacada - August 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Northern Samar first district Rep. Paul Daza has confirmed that he was infected with the coronavirus disease 2019.
NHA turns over 4,193 housing units to Yolanda victims
by Miriam Desacada - August 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The National Housing Authority has turned over 4,193 housing units for victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City.
Catbalogan under ECQ
by Miriam Desacada - August 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Catbalogan City in Samar has been placed under enhanced community quarantine starting yesterday following a spike in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases.
LSI raped in Leyte quarantine facility
by Miriam Desacada - August 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Police officers in Villaba, Leyte arrested on Wednesday a suspect in the alleged rape of a locally stranded individual in the town’s quarantine facility.
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