Repollo bags MVP, 4 tourney titles

John Carlo Villaruel 05/04/2017

  After a string of setbacks in singles competition, top Cebuana tennis player Lyrah Mae Repollo finally found her rhythm to win the Most Valuable Player award in the Palawan Pawnshop – Palawan Express Pera Padala (PPS-PEPP)…

9 arrested in Leyte drug busts

Inquirer.net 04/19/2017

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte — Nine persons, including a detainee and an online teacher, were arrested in separate anti-illegal drug operations conducted by the members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in this city. These operations conducted…

Over a hundred families in Tacloban get houses

PR 03/17/2017

Building homes of hope and resilience There is hope even in the darkest of times. Almost four years after the tragic Super Typhoon Yolanda, the people of Tacloban City have opened new chapters in their lives. Exhibiting…

Beyond the Wednesday novena

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/20/2017

The “Walk for Life” rally held in Luneta Park in the capital region last Saturday drew a large crowd that has Church officials feeling upbeat. The turnout, estimated at more than 10,000 was meant to be a…

Heroic

Madrileña de la Cerna 02/18/2017

The two-day Visayas Congress of Our Mother of Perpetual Help opened on February 17, 2017 at the Redemptorist Church, Cebu City with 582 delegates from Cebu, Borongan, Catarman, Tacloban, Bacolod, Dumaguete, Iloilo and a few guests from…

Cebu execs study Tacloban landfill to prepare for Carmen project

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/15/2016

THE Cebu Provincial government and other stakeholders are studying successful models of sanitary landfills such as the one in Tacloban where they can adopt for the province’s planned landfill in Barangay Dauis Sur, Carmen Town in northern…

CIDG-8 Chief Marvin Marcos is related to late former president Ferdinand Marcos

Joey Gabieta, Vicky Arnaiz 12/11/2016

Tacloban City — He got his mestizo looks from his paternal grandfather who was an American. But it was from his grandmother who gave him a more famous family name. Supt. Marvin Marcos, the controversial chief of…

LTFRB-7 chief to handle Eastern Visayas

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/11/2016

Regional Director Ahmed Cuizon of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) will be the officer-in-charge for the agency’s Eastern Visayas office. A special order was signed by Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade last December 1 informing…

Leyte prosecutor belies forged signature claim

Joey Gabieta 11/24/2016

Tacloban City — Provincial Prosecutor Arlene Cordovez of Leyte was surprised by the claim of alleged drug lord Kerwin Espinosa that the signature of his father on his affidavit could have been faked. She said she didn’t…

USC graduate is Top 2 in CELE

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/17/2016

When he took the Civil Engineering Licensure Examination (CELE) last weekend, stress was wreaking havoc on the system of Samuel Eliezer Yu Uy that he had to endure an abdominal ache while taking the test. Uy prayed…

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