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Ormoc mayor gets COVID-19
by Miriam Desacada - July 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez confirmed yesterday that he tested positive for COVID-19.
Swine fever hits another Leyte town
by Miriam Desacada - July 18, 2021 - 12:00am
A ban on the entry of hogs and pork products is in effect in Kananga, Leyte until July 28 after the Department of Agriculture regional animal disease diagnostic laboratory confirmed the town’s first case of...
Vaccines’ transfer to pol’s house: Parallel probe sought
by Miriam Desacada - July 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Northern Samar Gov. Edwin Ongchuan has ordered the provincial health office to look into the alleged transfer of 15 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from the provincial vaccination center to the house of an unnamed p...
Northern Samar villagers flee homes amid NPA attacks
by Miriam Desacada - July 14, 2021 - 12:00am
At least 500 families or more than 1,000 people from two barangays in Catubig, Northern Samar have evacuated their homes amid attacks by New People’s Army rebels and clashes between government troopers and...
Yolanda survivors receive property titles
by Miriam Desacada - July 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Over P1,000 families who survived the devastation from Super Typhoon Yolanda have received titles for the property they are occupying at two relocation sites in this city.
Northern Samar probes vaccines’ transfer to pol’s home
by Miriam Desacada - July 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The Northern Samar Provincial Board (PB) started investigating last Friday allegations that 15 Sinovac doses were taken from the provincial vaccination center last month and brought to a private house in the capital...
Farmer shot, beheaded in Samar
by Miriam Desacada - July 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The decapitated body of a 34-year-old farmer was recovered in Barangay San Francisco in this town on Wednesday.
MECQ in 8 Ilocos Sur towns
by Miriam Desacada - July 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Eight towns in Ilocos Sur are now under modified enhanced community quarantine.
3 killed in Eastern Samar landmine attack
by Miriam Desacada - July 8, 2021 - 12:00am
A soldier and two militiamen were killed while six other militiamen were wounded when suspected New People’s Army rebels detonated landmines and opened fire near a military detachment under construction in...
Police trainee dies in graduation run
by Miriam Desacada - July 3, 2021 - 12:00am
A police trainee died while four others were hospitalized after they collapsed during their 21-kilometer graduation run in this city on Thursday.
Samar mayor’s slay: 23 cops face administrative raps
by Miriam Desacada - June 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Twenty-three policemen are facing administrative charges in connection with the killing of Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo Aquino.
Ormoc gets Pfizer jabs
by Miriam Desacada - June 24, 2021 - 12:00am
The first batch of Pfizer COVID vaccines allotted to Eastern Visayas arrived in Ormoc City on Tuesday.
Eastern Visayas posts record-high COVID-19 cases
by Miriam Desacada - June 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Eastern Visayas yesterday recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day since the pandemic started last year.
Fugitive ex-Leyte town mayor surrenders
by Miriam Desacada - June 20, 2021 - 12:00am
A former mayor of Carigara, Leyte, who was accused of killing a worker in 2012, surrendered on Wednesday after six years in hiding.
Eastern Visayas hospitals reach full capacity
by Miriam Desacada - June 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Twenty hospitals in Eastern Visayas have reached full capacity amid a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Leyte town mayor gets COVID-19
by Miriam Desacada - June 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Mayor Lovell Ann Yu of Alang-alang town in Leyte has tested positive for COVID-19.
NBI files raps vs cops in Calbayog mayor’s slay
by Miriam Desacada - June 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The National Bureau of Investigation has filed charges against seven policemen tagged in the killing of Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo Aquino.
Mass gatherings blamed for Eastern Visayas COVID-19 case surge
by Miriam Desacada - June 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Eastern Visayas recorded 572 COVID-19 cases yesterday, the highest recorded in a day since last year.
Eastern Visayas logs record-high COVID-19 cases
by Miriam Desacada - June 4, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Health-Eastern Visayas Center for Health Development logged 276 COVID-19 cases yesterday, the highest recorded in a day since last year.
Eastern Visayas logs rise in COVID-19 cases
by Miriam Desacada - May 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Health Eastern Visayas Center for Health Development reported 186 cases on Friday, the highest recorded in one day since January.
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