Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 10:47 p.m.
THE Abiera Museum of Arts in Barangay Tunga-Tunga in Maasin City is every Maasinhon’s pride, something that the locals would willingly “brag” or share to any history buff, visitor, or acquaintance.
In the fast-paced Maasin City life, the museum not only stands as a premier place for people who may have lost grip of their sense of history but also serves as a solid reminder of the dedication, diligence and desire of one Maasinhon luminary: Salvador “Boy” Abiera.
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 11:09 p.m.
SHE survived the Ormoc flashflood tragedy in the 1990’s and being bullied as a young girl. In her teens, she used to laugh at people joining beauty pageants because she found it shallow. But today she walked with confidence on the stage as one of the 50 candidates of BB. Pilipinas 2013.
Christine Paula Love Ramas Bernasor, 25, is candidate #19 in the country’s most prestigious pageant. She said she is happy to represent Ormoc City, her hometown. She graduated at New Ormoc City High School.
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 07:47 p.m.
AROUND 300 women justices and judges led by Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno arrived in Tacloban City on March 6 & 7, 2013 to attend the 18th Annual Convention of the Philippine Women Judges Association at the Oriental Hotel.
In the evening of March 6, the honorable members of the Bench – put their hair down, donned colorful, flower-printed dresses accessorized with leis and flower-hair bands – took to the floor – singing, dancing and bonding the evening away at a Luau reception hosted by Mayor Alfred and Councilor Cristina Romualdez at Patio Victoria.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 06:06 p.m.
LAS NAVAS, Northern Samar—If you feel like being a caver just for a day, kit yourself out with a lighted helmet, a jumpsuit and boots, and prepare to descend into the entrails of Northern Samar tourist caves.
Monday, February 4, 2013 - 09:26 p.m.
A RENOWNED American newspaper editor once said “I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.”
This quote by William Allen White motivated two mothers - at their 50s – who have found an abundant life ahead from selling the masterpiece of the country’s top homebuilder - Camella Communities, slowly dispelling the yesterdays of subsistence living, barely making ends meet.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 07:10 p.m.
IF there is one thing that Army Captain Arturo M. Dumalagan would like to see in his lifetime, it is about the realization of peace in Mindanao.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 06:28 p.m.
BORONGAN CITY – The Boronganons honored recently another hero during the Filipino-American war, in simple rites held near the famous Hamorawon Spring, this city.
Captain Andres Lobrio, who was represented by his heirs was given recognition for his gallantry in what was known as “Labanan sa Borongan”. Lobrio led the guerrillas who were armed with the lowly bolos in that daring July 10, 1901 attack in Borongan against the Americans.
Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 01:09 a.m.
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar -- Thirty minutes boat ride from the mainland of this town is Kantican Island, a site developed as a government’s pearl experimental farm but for visitors, it has been more considered as a tourist destination.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 10:20 p.m.
FOR the past several years, a foundation has been a Santa Claus to children from poor families who wanted to own a bicycle.
Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 07:48 p.m.
THE “Agas-Agas Bridge Zipline Adventure” was officially launched Friday letting everyone experience soaring at a high speed, flying by wire like Superman did in the movies.
Friday, April 15, 2011 - 04:59 p.m.
IT’S no secret now: Kuting Reef is getting good reviews both from local and national tourists in the country.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 10:18 p.m.
FROM BEING a sanctuary of fishermen during typhoons to what it is now- a booming tourist destination.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 07:56 p.m.
MAASIN CITY -- The docking at the Maasin Pier of Andalucía, which is a replica of a merchant ship used in the Galleon Trade by Spain on her business activities with the Latin America and Asia including the Philippines, was an opportune time for historians and students of history to take time to look back at the past by embarking aboard for some glimpses of how it was during the period of Spanish colonization and its maritime might.
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 09:04 p.m.
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar – Calicoan Island of this town has once again proven that it is a premier surfing destination in the country.
Monday, September 20, 2010 - 09:41 p.m.
BURAUEN, Leyte - The bumpy roads make travel to the far-flung village of Mahagnao stressful and inconvenient but the ordeal is forgotten when you get to the Mahagnao Volcano National Park.