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.…

Leyte execs appeal for help: We need food, potable water

Connie E. Fernandez, Inquirer Visayas, Joey Gabieta, Leo Udtohan, Robert Dejon, Vicky Arnaiz 07/07/2017

ORMOC CITY, Leyte — Local officials are appealing for food and potable water especially for at least 20 barangays that were badly affected by the earthquake that shook Leyte and cut off power supply on Thursday. The…

EDC shuts down geothermal plants in Leyte

Connie E. Fernandez 07/07/2017

The Energy Development Corp. has shut down its power plants spread in 14,000 hectares in Barangay Tongonan, Ormoc City, Leyte following the earthquake that rocked the province on Thursday. “For now, all of the plants are shut…

TAKEN AND FREED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/04/2017

A scion of a prominent family in Ormoc City who has built a business empire in Cebu was found in a hilly portion of Barangay Poblacion I, Carcar City, nearly three hours after he was snatched by…

New Ormoc City NHS wins crown

Jonas N. Panerio 01/17/2017

THE NEW Ormoc City National High School Eagles claimed the title in the Ormoc stop of the SM National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) 2016 as they thwarted the Margen National High School Green Primes, 79-57, in the…

HOW SAFE IS KERWIN?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Robert Dejon 01/07/2017

“Ambot uy. Naglibog pud mi (I don’t know. We also do not understand what is going on),” said Kerwin’s aunt Emma Espinosa in a phone interview yesterday. She said the Espinosa family would want to live a…

Kerwin henchmen fall

Robert Dejon 01/07/2017

ALBUERA, Leyte –Two trusted henchmen of suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa were arrested by the police in separate operations in nearby Ormoc City on Saturday morning. First to fall was Brian Anthony Zaldivar who was cornered by…

Gello-ani sees a dominant Casimero in 115-lb division

Glendale G. Rosal 12/22/2016

SAMSON Gello-ani, the veteran boxing promoter and the manager of two-division world champion Johnriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero, is confident that his prized ward will dominate the super flyweight division. Casimero, a 26-year-old native of Ormoc City, had…

Ormoc students get tech boost

11/25/2016

As Smart donates tablets, laptop, projector, mobile WiFi to Salvacion Elementary School The three preschool children sitting in the front row couldn’t keep still, fidgeting in their seats or suddenly standing up and sometimes talking too loudly…

Cheers greet exoneration of Leyte officials

Joey Gabieta 11/24/2016

TACLOBAN CITY — While Leyte officials applauded Kerwin Espinosa for clearing their names of any involvement in his drug trade, a police general was left shocked that the drug lord would accuse him of receiving payola. Chief…

New flight routes bring Cebu closer to East, West Visayas

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/20/2016

Three new flight routes linking Cebu to the Eastern and Western Visayas regions are seen to bolster Cebu’s position as the “Queen City of the South.” Alexander Lao, president and chief executive officer of Cebgo, a wholly-owned…

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