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AFP, PNP escorting delivery of VCMs ambushed in Northern Samar
CATBALOGAN CITY -- Two days before the May 9 polls, one soldier was killed while six others were wounded when members of the New People’s Army (NPA) ambushed the security forces who were escorting a private courier transporting the vote ...
From 1379 days ago
5 soldiers wounded in NPA ambush in Samar
BASEY, Samar -- Five government soldiers were seriously injured in an ambush staged by suspected communist rebels in Barangay New San Agustin in this municipality around 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 17. Senior Sergeant John Siervo, one of the six Army ...
From 1400 days ago
Tribu Katbalaugan retains crown in Aliwan Fiesta 2016
CATBALOGAN CITY -- The Tribu Katbalaugan of this coastal city in Samar province successfully defended Saturday, April 16, its championship crown after a very tight Aliwan 2016 festival showdown. Nearly 400 members of Catbalogan’s Tribu Katbalaugan performed the “Manaragat Festival,” ...
From 1400 days ago
USAid exec inaugurates new school, livelihood facility
CATBALOGAN CITY -- Another structure was inaugurated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAid) Chief Financial Officer Reginald Mitchell in Tacloban City recently. Mitchell was in Yolanda-hit Tacloban recently as part of the US government’s continuing support for ...
From 1464 days ago
Road construction for Catbalogan’s Sky City, wind tower starts
CATBALOGAN CITY -- Construction of Catbalogan’s new township, dubbed as the Sky City Mega Project, officially started Tuesday, an official said. City officials led by Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan accompanied on Tuesday executives of the South Korean Odin Energy Co., Ltd. ...
From 1465 days ago
Army battalion in Eastern Visayas receives weapon upgrade
CATBALOGAN CITY -- The Army's 20th Infantry Battalion (IB) in Eastern Visayas received 444 R4 assault rifles as part of the modernization program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Major General Velarmino, 8th Infantry Division (ID) commander, entrusted the ...
From 1467 days ago
7 drug traffickers arrested in Samar
CATBALOGAN CITY -- Anti-illegal drug operatives in Samar province netted at least seven "big time" drug traffickers during a synchronized One Time, Big Time anti-illegal drugs operations here, a police official said Wednesday. Arrested were Domingo Cabacang alias Doming, 29; ...
From 1468 days ago
Yolanda-hit Tacloban approves P391-M bank loan
CATBALOGAN CITY -- The City Council of the Yolanda-hit Tacloban City, in Leyte, approved the City’s plan to secure a P391-million bank loan to finance development projects. In last week’s session, the City Council, led by Vice Mayor Jerry Yaokasin, ...
From 1472 days ago
Ex-Leyte mayor faces raps for fertilizer fund scam
TACLOBAN CITY -- The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of information against Juliana Villasin, former mayor of Barugo, Leyte, for the alleged unlawful procurement of fertilizers worth P1.87 million in 2004. Villasin, together with Municipal Accountant Aluino ...
From 1476 days ago
2 soldiers hurt in Northern Samar landmine attack
CATBALOGAN CITY -- Two government troopers were wounded in a landmine attack by New People’s Army (NPA) in Northern Samar Wednesday evening. Captain Isagani Viernes, chief of the 8th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office, said the blast came in shortly after ...
From 1502 days ago