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updated Fri. March 29, 2024

MANILA -- A man in a business suit, wine glass in hand, sits down on a blue one-seater couch at the center of the room. His face is lit by a hanging lamp just a few inches above his head. He never fully eases into the chair but leans to his right to listen to Erwin Romulo, the curator, tell the story behind the ...

The new municipal hall of Lawaan, Eastern Samar was recently inaugurated as part of continuing assistance of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the rehabilitation and recovery efforts in areas devastated by super typhoon Yolanda in 2013. The single storey building made of reinforced ...
Eastern Visayas is the second poorest region in the Philippines, and three of the provinces in the region are part of the top 10 poorest provinces in the country: Eastern Samar (2nd), Northern Samar (9th), and Western Samar (10th). Ironically, as is the case in the entire country, Eastern Visayas is a region ...
Three provinces in the region – Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, and Biliran – had higher rates in January than the figure last December. Inflation in Southern Leyte and Leyte dropped, and the rate in Samar was unchanged. Inflation in the region was highest in Northern Samar at 7.3 percent, and lowest in ...
TACLOBAN CITY-The 25 packs containing white substance found by a fisherman on the coastline of Homonhon Island off Guiuan town in Eastern Samar province turned out to be chemical compound that can be used in the manufacture of illegal drugs and not cocaine as earlier suspected. Chief Insp.
TACLOBAN CITY-The parish priest of Guiuan town in Eastern Samar was killed while his assistant priest was hurt after the vehicles they were driving figured in separate accidents on Monday afternoon. Reports reaching the regional headquarters of the Philippine National Police (PNP) based in Palo town, ...
PALO, Leyte — The National Food Authority has stopped selling rice in four of six Eastern Visayas due to dwindling stocks, a top official said on Tuesday. Distribution has stopped since Friday in Leyte, Biliran, Eastern Samar, and Samar provinces after stock levels dropped significantly over the past few ...
These humanitarian services are all in addition to that,” said Luna, leader of the battalion tasked to fight insurgency in Samar and Eastern Samar provinces. Outreach activities have been effective to counter recruitment activities of the NPA in the island of Samar, known as one of the rebels' strongholds in ...
TACLOBAN CITY-At least 25 packs of suspected cocaine were recovered by a fisherman in the waters off Guiuan town, Eastern Samar. But the spokesperson of the regional office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Eastern Visayas (PDEA-8) declined to confirm if the items were indeed cocaine ...
IN PHOTOS: Media groups give aid to Eastern Samar residents. Over 300 households in Barangay Can-ilay ... Members of the media, along with the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the military, bring goods to remote villages in Eastern Samar. All photos by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler.


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