COVID-19 protocols to keep crowds small in events for 500 years of PH Christianity

Francis Tiu Sonco - @inquirerdotnet 03/01/2021

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar—Health protocols to prevent the spread of SARS Cov2, the virus that causes COVID-19 and which humans transmit, was likely to keep crowds small during the celebration of 500 years of Christianity in the…

More ‘Storm Troopers’ to join hunt for rebels in Eastern Samar

Florence Baesa 12/15/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines — A hunt for the rebels in Eastern Samar is on as more Storm Troopers are set to be redeployed in the area following the suspected New People’s Army’s deadly December 13 ambush of…

Death toll in rebel ambush in Samar rose to 3

Froilan Gallardo 12/14/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO— Police said another civilian, who was among the 12 who were wounded in the Friday ambush in Borongan, Eastern Samar, died on Saturday, December 14, 2019, bringing the number of fatalities to a total…

Cop, 3-year-old boy killed, 8 others wounded in NPA ambush in Samar

Froilan Gallardo 12/13/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines— A policeman and a three-year-old boy were killed while eight other police officers and residents were wounded when New People’s Army rebels ambushed a police patrol in Borongan, Samar on Friday afternoon,…

NPAs use IEDs in Borongan ambush: Six troopers killed, 24 wounded

Froilan Gallardo 11/12/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Six soldiers were killed and 24 others were wounded when troops hunting for communist rebels, stepped in a field of land mines or improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Eastern Samar, on Monday…

Calls for ‘balato’ flood Borongan radio station

Inquirer.net 10/15/2018

TACLOBAN CITY – A radio station in Borongan City, Eastern Samar has been barraged with calls from listeners, asking for a “balato” or share from one of the two winners of the biggest lotto jackpot prize. “There…

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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…

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