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Eastern Samar ex-mayor dismissed from service
CATBALOGAN CITY -- The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from service of former Llorente, Eastern Samar mayor Tito Codoy Jr. for grave misconduct. Codoy's retirement benefits were also forfeited, and he was barred from taking civil service examinations ...
From 695 days ago
Oplan Broadcastreeing kicks off in Eastern Visayas
OVER a thousand volunteers are expected to join the Oplan Broadcastreeing, a tree planting project, in Barangay 100, San Roque, Tacloban City, today, September 16. The project, which is now on its sixth year, is led by the Kapisanan ng mga ...
From 701 days ago
Ombudsman suspends 2 Visayas local execs
THE Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the suspension of Mayor Susan Yap-Ang of San Isidro, Leyte, and Vice Mayor Santiago Maravillas of Escalante City, Negros Occidental. Both local officials were found guilty of oppression and were ordered suspended without ...
From 705 days ago
Cruz is Eastern Visayas' new top cop
CHIEF Superintendent Gilbert DC Cruz formally replaced the newly-retired director of the Eastern Visayas Police Regional Office during a change of command ceremony in Palo, Leyte, on Wednesday, August 30. Cruz succeeded Chief Superintendent Elmer Beltejar, who served Eastern Visayas for ...
From 716 days ago
Smelting plant to shut down operation due to 'foul odor'
CATBALOGAN CITY -- The Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining Corporation (Pasar) is due for a 15-day shutdown starting September 12, as it allegedly received several complaints regarding the foul odor emitting from its processing plant inside the Leyte Industrial Development ...
From 724 days ago
5 LGUs in Eastern Visayas join Asean landmark lighting events
CATBALOGAN CITY -- Residents of Eastern Visayas do not have to go far to join the celebration of the country’s hosting of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) this week. Myles Joseph Colasito, information officer of ...
From 743 days ago
Retired cop shot dead in Leyte
A RETIRED policeman was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men in Villaba town in Leyte on Monday, July 31. The victim was identified as Hegino Gaspay, 52, a resident of Barangay Libagong, Villaba. He was shot around 7 a.m. in Barangay A, Tumamak. Security ...
From 751 days ago
2 cops hurt in Samar ambush
CATBALOGAN CITY -- Suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) detonated an improvised explosive device Wednesday morning in Jiabong town in Samar province. Two of the policemen, Police Officer 1 Roan Ralph Sabanal and Police Officer 1 John Cervantes, onboard ...
From 756 days ago
Ombudsman sanctions ex-Eastern Samar mayor
CATBALOGAN CITY -- The Office of the Ombudsman has suspended Balangiga, Samar, former mayor Viscuso De Lira over discrepancies in his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN). The Ombudsman sanctioned De Lira with six-month suspension without pay for violating ...
From 756 days ago
76% of power in quake-hit areas restored
CATBALOGAN CITY -- The Department of Energy (DOE) reported that at least 76 percent of power in quake-hit areas of Leyte, Samar and Bohol was restored. As of Sunday, July 23, 40 more megawatts (MW) came in from Tongonan Geothermal Power ...
From 758 days ago