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Reds raid Northern Samar police station
by Miriam Desacada - August 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Two police officers were wounded as around 100 suspected New People’s Army rebels armed with high-powered firearms, including grenade launchers, raided a police station in Lapinig town in this province ye...
Calbayog City engineer gunned down
by Miriam Desacada - August 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The assistant city engineer of Calbayog City was killed in a gun attack yesterday.
Ex-Leyte prison chief hurt, 3 slain in ambush
by Miriam Desacada - August 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The former head of the regional penal colony in Leyte was wounded while three jail personnel were killed in an ambush in Abuyog town before noon yesterday.
Chikungunya cases up in Biliran
by Miriam Desacada - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
More chikungunya cases were recorded in Maripipi town in Biliran four days after it was placed under a state of calamity due to rising number of cases.
2 slain in Biliran, Batangas drug busts
by Miriam Desacada - July 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Two suspected drug dealers were killed in Biliran and Batangas on Wednesday as the government continued its war on drugs.
Barangay chairman, his companion shot dead in Calbayog ambush
by Miriam Desacada - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The 48-year-old chairman of Barangay Malaga in Calbayog City, and his companion from another barangay were gunned down in an ambush, carried out by three men, at neighboring Barangay Marcatubig in that city at 6...
Barangay execs, drug suspects slain in shootings
by Miriam Desacada - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Two barangay officials were killed by unidentified assailants in Samar and Zamboanga City in the past two days.
Duterte to blame? Families of slain cops disappointed
by Miriam Desacada - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
They had expected solace but found disappointment.
Wanted man in Samar beheaded
by Miriam Desacada - June 26, 2018 - 12:00am
One of Samar’s most wanted persons was beheaded in Barangay Palanogan, Catbalogan on Saturday.
Samar barangay poll bet killed
by Miriam Desacada - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A candidate for barangay chairman in Calbayog, Samar and his father were killed in an ambush on Thursday.
PDEA to release names of 289 ‘narco’ barangay execs
by Miriam Desacada - April 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Aaron Aquino announced yesterday that the agency would release to the public the list of close to 300 barangay officials from Eastern Visayas who are allegedly involved in...
In Eastern Visayas: Troops deployed to hot spots
by Miriam Desacada - April 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Major General Raul Farnacio, commanding officer of the Army's 8th Infantry Division here, confirmed the deployment of 80 percent of the military forces from their five battalions based in Eastern Visayas as part...
Ex-NPA leader shot in Samar
by Miriam Desacada - March 15, 2018 - 12:00am
A former New People’s Army commander operating in Samar and Northern Samar is fighting for his life after she was shot by unidentified men in Poblacion, Matuguinao town.
Priest dies, another hurt in road mishaps
by Miriam Desacada - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
A Catholic priest died while his assistant was injured in separate vehicular accidents in Eastern Samar on Tuesday afternoon.
2 dead, 2 missing in Leyte landslide
by Miriam Desacada - January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Two persons died and two others remained missing when a perimeter fence collapsed following a landslide amid heavy rains in Barangay 43-B Quarry in this city on Saturday night.
Dengvaxia purchase above board – prober
by Miriam Desacada - December 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
The previous administration’s purchase of a controversial dengue vaccine is “above board” and “all within legal bounds,” the head of the health department’s investigating panel...
Tacloban declared drug-free
by Miriam Desacada - December 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
This city is the first highly urbanized city in the Visayas to be declared drug-free by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.
4 years after Yolanda, still no closure for families
by Miriam Desacada - November 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Four years after Super Typhoon Yolanda devastated this city and other parts of the Visayas, some of the victims’ families still cannot find closure, wondering what actually happened to their loved ones that...
Hinatuan Mining’s production sharing agreement renewed
by Miriam Desacada - November 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan in Eastern Samar approved last month a resolution granting immediate renewal of the Mineral Production Sharing Agreement of the Hinatuan Mining Corp. (HMC) as endorsed by four barangays...
2 workers killed in Northern Samar landslide
by Miriam Desacada - October 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Two workers were buried alive in a landslide in Northern Samar on Wednesday.
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