latest from Tacloban Local News
CATBALOGAN CITY -- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Eastern Visayas named Thursday 12 local government units (LGUs) as winners of the 2016 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) award in a ceremony held in Pasay City.Read more
PARANAS, Samar -- At least 19 houses were gutted in a predawn fire that broke out in a residential area at Zone 1 in this town in Samar province Sunday morning.
The blaze started before 2:30 a.m. and was declared out around 5:20 a.m.Read more
AN ACTIVE member of the Philippine Army’s irregular auxiliary force Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (Cafgu) was arrested for allegedly selling methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu to a poseur-buyer in Ormoc City last October 18.Read more
IN COMMEMORATION of Super Typhoon Yolanda’s (Haiyan) onslaught in November, Senator Loren Legarda has urged citizens of Eastern Visayas, which was greatly devastated by the storm, to work together in making the region a model for resilience.Read more
MANILA -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed Tuesday, October 18, that suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa flew to other countries before he was arrested in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), on October 17.Read more
MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte -- The island town of Limasawa, Southern Leyte, will soon have its newly-paved road with the completion of the P44-million project, in support to the government’s effort to promote the island as a tourist destination.Read more