Man wanted for robbery with homicide since 2009 is nabbed in Minglanilla, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After 14 years in hiding, a 40-year-old man, who was wanted for robbing and killing a teacher in 2009 in Leyte, was arrested in Minglanilla town, southern Cebu, on Thursday afternoon, September 22,…

San Juanico Bridge turns purple to honor Queen Elizabeth II

Joey Gabieta - @inquirerdotnet 09/12/2022

TACLOBAN CITY — Eastern Visayas’ iconic San Juanico Bridge, which connects Leyte and Samar Islands, turned purple on Sunday night to honor Queen Elizabeth II who died on September 8. Samar Gov. Sharee Ann Tan, in a…

Newborn baby found outside church in Tabango, Leyte

Doris C. Bongcac 08/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — A newborn baby girl, who was wrapped in a bath towel, was found crying outside the church of Tabango town in Leyte province at about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 27. In a…

PH tarsier spotted in Tacloban for 1st time

Joey Gabieta @joeygabietaINQ - @inquirerdotnet 08/12/2022

TACLOBAN CITY—The Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (DNSM) of the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) has confirmed the presence of the Philippine tarsier in the forests of this city. In a social media…

Richard Gomez-led Ormoc City bags PH’s first ISO 18091 certification

Dennis Gutierrez - Contributor / @inquirerdotnet 07/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Ormoc City in Leyte bagged the country’s first ISO 18091 certification, an achievement it earned under the six-year leadership of former city mayor and now Leyte 4th District Rep. Richard Gomez. Gomez happily welcomed the…

Climate warriors protest SMC’s plan of building 3 fossil fuel plants in Visayas

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Representatives of local communities and climate warriors held a protest rally against San Miguel Corporation in front of its compound located along the National Highway here, on Monday morning, June 28, 2022. The…

Pagasa lifts rainfall advisory over Cebu, Leyte

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/22/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) stationed in Mactan, Cebu has already terminated the rainfall advisories it issued over Cebu and Leyte earlier on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The…

Tabango Lycans nips favored San Isidro Wings, nears San Isidro hoops title

Glendale G. Rosal 04/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Tabango Lycans escaped the San Isidro Wings in overtime, 89-87, to take Game One of their Best-of-Three Finals series in the San Isidro Invitational League SIL-Fiesta Cup 2022 in San Isidro, Leyte…

Consolacion organizes donation drive for Agaton victims in Leyte

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/20/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Local Government of Consolacion is encouraging Cebuanos to help the residents of Leyte who were affected by tropical depression Agaton. The government through the Local Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office organized a…

Angel nagpaka-Darna uli, bumisita sa Leyte para tumulong sa mga nasalanta ng bagyong Agaton

Ervin Santiago 04/19/2022

TUWANG-TUWA at lubos ang pasasalamat ng ilang mga residente sa Baybay City, Leyte nang personal na bumisita sa kanila ang TV host-actress na si Angel Locsin. Nagtungo roon ang Kapamilya star ngayong araw para maghatid ng tulong…

Leyte town mulls declaring landslide-hit village as ‘no-build zone’

Joey Gabieta 04/18/2022

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Philippines — The mayor of Abuyog town in Leyte province is planning to declare Barangay Pilar a “no man’s land” after 80 percent of the village was covered with rocks and soil during a…

Visayas Command steps up search and rescue efforts in Leyte

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Visayas Command  (Viscom) will step up its search and rescue efforts in the affected communities of the province of Leyte as favorable weather conditions have started. Viscom, said in a statement on…

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