Miriam Desacada
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3 dead in Southern Leyte landslide
by Miriam Desacada - August 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Three workers were buried alive in a landslide in Pintuyan, Southern Leyte on Friday.
Leyte councilor convicted of graft surrenders
by Miriam Desacada - July 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Councilor Edgar Cinco of Tabontabon town in Leyte, who was convicted of graft over his excessive allowances, surrendered to the police on Wednesday.
Eastern Samar town on lockdown
by Miriam Desacada - July 23, 2020 - 12:00am
This coastal town in Eastern Samar, which remains free of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, has been on lockdown in the past three days.
Leyte village chief gunned down
by Miriam Desacada - July 22, 2020 - 12:00am
A barangay chairman in Albuera, Leyte was shot dead on Monday.
Cebu City posts record spike in COVID cases
by Miriam Desacada - July 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu City recorded 353 coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 infections yesterday, the highest reported in the city in a single day.
Cebu closes borders with Cebu City anew
by Miriam Desacada - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu province is closing its borders with Cebu City again starting today in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
Palace: Government reviewing ‘Hatid Probinsya’
by Miriam Desacada - June 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The government will craft a policy on locally stranded individuals following the rise of coronavirus disease 2019 cases in the Visayas.
Cebu City PNP, DepEd offices on lockdown
by Miriam Desacada - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
At least 25 personnel of the Cebu City Police Office have been found positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 in rapid anti-body tests.
22 Leyte health workers positive for COVID
by Miriam Desacada - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Eighteen health workers at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
Eastern Visayas, Cordillera COVID cases rise
by Miriam Desacada - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Health-Eastern Visayas office has expressed concern over the increase in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases in the region.
19 returning Eastern Visayas residents positive for COVID
by Miriam Desacada - June 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Nineteen coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases were recorded in Eastern Visayas yesterday, bringing the total number of infected persons in the region to 72.
Ormoc City records 1st COVID case
by Miriam Desacada - June 7, 2020 - 12:00am
A returning overseas Filipino worker is the first coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 case in Ormoc City.
Leyte, Pangasinan villages on lockdown
by Miriam Desacada - June 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Two barangays in Leyte and five in Pangasinan have been placed on lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
NPA leader slain in Samar clash
by Miriam Desacada - May 28, 2020 - 12:00am
A New People’s Army leader was killed in an encounter with soldiers in Samar on Tuesday.
Northern Samar under state of calamity due to Ambo
by Miriam Desacada - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Northern Samar has been placed under a state of calamity in the aftermath of Typhoon Ambo.
Amok shot dead after killing 6 in Samar
by Miriam Desacada - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
A former soldier was shot dead by police officers who responded to reports that he went amuck and killed six persons and wounded two others in Barangay Gadgaran in Calbayog City, Samar on Tuesday night.
Ambo-hit Eastern Samar towns under state of calamity
by Miriam Desacada - May 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Nine towns in Eastern Samar have been declared under a state of calamity due to the damage from Typhoon Ambo.
‘Philippines has enough evacuation centers’
by Miriam Desacada - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Malacañang has assured the public that the country has enough evacuation centers for communities affected by Tropical Storm Ambo, which battered several areas last week.
Northern Samar, Ifugao brace for returning residents
by Miriam Desacada - May 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Local government units in Northern Samar and Ifugao are bracing for the return of their provincemates who were stranded in areas placed under enhanced community quarantine.
P2 million ‘hot’ logs seized in Northern Samar
by Miriam Desacada - April 29, 2020 - 12:00am
At least 30,895.75 board feet of illegally cut lumber and unprocessed timber worth nearly P2 million have been confiscated in raids in San Isidro, Northern Samar.
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