Mom from Leyte shares kakanin business in Cebu

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/01/2018

When her husband died in 2001, Dulce Retulla Gamotan thought of utilizing her skill in making native rice delicacies to provide for her three sons. Dulce’s husband, Vergilio Sr., died at 43 years old after 16 years…

Tacloban City, Leyte towns observe Earth Hour

Inquirer.net 03/25/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Earth Hour was observed in this city Saturday night as homes, businesses and government offices turned off power to join the global awareness campaign about climate change. Christopher Garcia, institutional services division head of the Leyte…

Cebu under storm signal no. 1

Morexette B. Erram 12/16/2017

As Tropical Storm Urduja threatens the Samar province, the state weather bureau has placed the entire Cebu under Storm Signal No. 1 The severe weather bulletin issued by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa)…

La Niña could affect power supply from solar plants

Futch Anthony Inso 11/28/2017

THE weak La Niña that is expected to affect the country next month until the first quarter of 2018, might also affect the power supply of the Visayas area. According to Lou Arciaga, information officer of the…

Sogod’s most wanted arrested in Leyte

Benjie Talisic 11/14/2017

Police arrested on Monday a man accused of killing a barangay councilman from Sogod town, northern Cebu, while in hiding in his hometown in Bato town in Leyte province. Sam Pandapatan went into hiding after he allegedly…

Suspect in Sogod councilman’s slay nabbed in Leyte

Benjie B. Talisic 11/14/2017

POLICE arrested a suspect in the death of Sogod Barangay Councilman Roberto Abalos in Bato, Leyte at 11 am last Monday. The suspect is identified as Sam Pandapatan, a resident of Barangay Iniguihan, Bato, Leyte. He is…

Two women missing in Mactan found dead in Leyte

Norman V. Mendoza 10/21/2017

Two women who carried away by huge waves while collecting seashells along the shore of Sitio Saac, Barangay Buaya, Lapu-Lapu City on Sunday afternoon, October 15, were found lifeless at the coast of Albuera town in Leyte…

Espenido vows to solve drug problem in Cebu in a month

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla 08/27/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte may have said he will solve the illegal drug problem in the country within six months. Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido yesterday made a similar pronouncement: that he would solve the illegal drug trade in…

Davide hands over P1M assistance to Leyte town

08/25/2017

We will forever be grateful to Cebu province for helping us.” This was the remark of Kananga, Leyte, Mayor Rowena Codilla after accepting the P1-million check as financial aid from Governor Hilario Davide III last week in…

Two women die in Leyte quake

Agnes B. Alpuerto 08/23/2017

TWO people died after a 5.1 magnitude quake jolted Albuera, Leyte early morning on Wednesday, August 23. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded the epicenter of the earthquake northeast of Albuera at 6:26 AM.…