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Miriam Garcia Desacada
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In Southern Leyte landslide-hit road network to be restored
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Public Works and Highways has started preparations for the full rehabilitation next year of a road network in Southern Leyte that had been damaged by recurring landslides.
Housing firm wants to take over CMP housing project
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - September 26, 2018 - 12:00am
The Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) had threatened to take over the Community Mortgage Program (CMP) housing project of 2,000 units at Barangay Bagacay in Tacloban City for supertyphoon Yolanda surviv...
In Southern Leyte: Bong Go inaugurates Malasakit Center
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go on Saturday led the opening ceremonies of Malasakit Center at the Southern Provincial Hospital in Maasin City, Southern Leyte, the 7th of its kind...
Region 8 ready for Ompong
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - September 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Quick Response Team of the DSWD-Region 8 Field Office is now on a 24/7 duty at its extension office at Fatima Village in Tacloban City, due to typhoon Ompong.
PRO-8 to launch Clean Rider in EV
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - September 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The Police Regional Office-8 yesterday announced that it will launched its local version of the national Clean Rider campaign, separating law-abiding motorcycle riders from those involved in illegal activities.
Palompon LGU tourism operation of Kalanggaman Island questioned
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - September 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-8 has started to look into the legality of the local government of Palompon town in Leyte in operating the tourism activities on the famous Kalanggaman Island,...
Ex-DOH Sec. Garin on new charges over Dengvaxia vaccine: “Baseless”
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - September 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Former Health secretary Janette Garin downplayed the new criminal complaint filed by the Public Attorneys Office (PAO), saying these new cases, including those previously filed against her, are all "baseless and...
Eastern Samar PNP No lead yet on killing of councilor
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Police investigators are still facing a blank wall over the killing of Councilor Antonio Abris of Mercedes town in Eastern Samar last August 25.
COA flags P13M road project as ‘excessive’
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) had issued a notice of disallowance to the Ormoc City government against the latter’s road concreting project at the composting area in Barangay Green Valley of Ormoc City, saying...
Calbayog mayor alleges: Seized guns all “planted”
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 23, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 40 loose firearms were confiscated by a team of operatives of the Samar Police Provincial Office (SPPO) from the houses of Barangay Chairman Jonel Terga of Patong in Calbayog City, and of his councilman...
DILG-8 comments Mercado not officially back as Southern Leyte government
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Dismissed Governor Damian Mercado of Southern Leyte still has “no official function in the Capitol” despite getting a Court of Appeals (CA) decision reversing the dismissal order of the Office of the...
Federalism to speed up economic development in Eastern Visayas — ConCom
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 22, 2018 - 12:00am
With the wide, rich natural resources in Eastern Visayas, a change in the government’s form of government into federalism can fix the turtle-paced development in the entire region
Tacloban LGU beefs up solid waste mgt program
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 52 pedicabs and as many plastic drums were distributed by Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Romualdez to the barangays on Thursday, as part of its effort to enhance the city government’s solid waste management...
Media’s “Abot-Serbisyo sa Baryo” carried out
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The Northern Samar media forum’s TAMBAYAN, in cooperation with the 43rd Infantry Battalion, has distributed school supplies, coconut seedlings and toilet bowls to the residents of Barangays Curry, Roxas, Paguite,...
PRO-8 has new director
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Former spokesperson of the Philippine National Police in Camp Crame yesterday formally assumed office as regional director of the Police Regional Office-8 (Eastern Visayas), during a ceremony held at Camp Ruperto...
In Northern Samar NPA rebels attack Lapinig PNP station; 2 cops injured
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 11, 2018 - 12:00am
An estimated 100 members of the New People’s Army assaulted the Lapinig (Northern Samar) Police Station yesterday dawn, wounded two policemen and seized two police service firearms before fleeing from the...
Calbayog assistant city engineer shot dead
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
While authorities had just organized a joint task force to end the killings in Samar, riding-in-tandem men shot dead the city government’s assistant engineer Tuesday morning along Navarro Street of Calbayog...
Tacloban cop arrested for robbery, intimidation
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The Tacloban City Police Office (TCPO) had filed charges against Police Officer 3 Marianito Tondo Jr., a day after he was arrested for alleged robbery with intimidation at Rufrance Gas Corporation at Barangay 96...
ABC-Tacloban president re-elected
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The incumbent president of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) or Liga ng mga Barangay of Tacloban City, Eden Chua-Pineda, got a fresh mandate after the election held last July 30.
Rescued 32 human trafficking victims reunited with families
by Miriam Garcia Desacada - July 31, 2018 - 12:00am
The 32 victims of human trafficking from Tacloban City — who were rescued by authorities from their “employer” in Sual, Pangasinan last July 19 — were reunited with their respective families...
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