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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.
Militant gunrunner slain in Ormoc
by Miriam Desacada - November 23, 2018 - 12:00am
A suspected member of the Dawlah Islamiyah terrorist group tagged in gunrunning was killed in an entrapment in Sitio Lawis, Barangay Airport in Ormoc yesterday.
Go to government agencies: Speed up Yolanda rehab
by Miriam Desacada - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Former special assistant to the president Christopher “Bong” Go yesterday reiterated President Duterte’s order to all government agencies involved in the Yolanda recovery and rehabilitation programs...
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.
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