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Samar youth kick off donation drive for Marawi evacuees

Jun 13, 2017 - 3:01 PM

'We want to lend a hand to those families affected in Marawi,' says volunteer Rainiel Llauderes, a student

Samar youth kick off donation drive for Marawi evacuees

LOOK: Samar town rids coastal waters of plastic waste

Jun 03, 2017 - 6:01 PM

'It's a long-term effort to get rid of the single-use throw-away culture,’ says Pinabacdao Mayor Teodorico Mabag

LOOK: Samar town rids coastal waters of plastic waste

NPA targets kids in Northern Samar recruitment drive

May 21, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Children in poor villages have become 'easy targets' of communist recruiters

NPA targets kids in Northern Samar recruitment drive

LOOK: PH, US soldiers build classrooms in Guiuan

May 02, 2017 - 1:28 PM

The school building, which doubles as an evacuation center, is among the community infrastructure projects being undertaken by Philippine and US soldiers in line with the 33rd Balikatan

LOOK: PH, US soldiers build classrooms in Guiuan

Cave developed as evacuation site in Samar

Apr 20, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Local officials, with the help of non-governmental organizations, turn Marabut town's biggest cave into an emergency shelter in times of disaster

Cave developed as evacuation site in Samar

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 10, 2017

Apr 10, 2017 - 10:11 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Monday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 10, 2017

Earthquake rocks parts of Bicol, Eastern Visayas

Apr 10, 2017 - 9:44 AM

The magnitude 5.4 quake, with an epicenter underneath the Philippine Sea, was felt in parts of Bicol and Eastern Visayas

Earthquake rocks parts of Bicol, Eastern Visayas

Surviving poverty and conflict in Northern Samar

Apr 04, 2017 - 12:06 PM

A young humanitarian shares her experience that reminded her how so much more needs to be done to put an end to the armed conflicts in the Philippines and to improve the quality of life of Filipinos

Surviving poverty and conflict in Northern Samar

Samar island town trains residents on disaster preparedness

Mar 25, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Learning from its experience during Super Typhoon Yolanda, the town of Sto Nino now wants its residents prepared for the next big disaster

Samar island town trains residents on disaster preparedness

Typhoon victims file graft complaint vs Samar mayor

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:33 PM

The complainants ask where the remaining P2 million has gone

Typhoon victims file graft complaint vs Samar mayor

Northern Samar town taught how to improve disaster communication

Mar 19, 2017 - 8:50 PM

All the 56 barangay captains and department heads of Laoang town participate in the training conducted by MovePH

Northern Samar town taught how to improve disaster communication

#SharePH: 4 amazing places to see in Laoang, Northern Samar

Mar 19, 2017 - 3:13 PM

Where else can you see a century-old lighthouse? Or find golden beaches with no tourists?

#SharePH: 4 amazing places to see in Laoang, Northern Samar

#InspireCourage: Ateneo doctors serve in far-flung Northern Samar town

Mar 17, 2017 - 4:02 PM

Doctors Mixie Baduria and Alfonso Regala could have gone to any specialization they wanted after graduation. Instead they are serving in a 2nd class municipality in Northern Samar.

#InspireCourage: Ateneo doctors serve in far-flung Northern Samar town

News Briefs: February 21, 2017

Feb 21, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Tuesday, February 21

News Briefs: February 21, 2017

2 hurt in grenade attacks on Samar mayor’s homes

Jan 31, 2017 - 3:08 PM

Two homes and a warehouse – all belonging to San Jorge town Mayor Joseph Grey – are attacked

2 hurt in grenade attacks on Samar mayor’s homes

Samar officials express concern over killings of barangay execs

Jan 29, 2017 - 2:19 PM

'We are very much concerned about these killings and they seem to be increasing again as the barangay election approaches,' says Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo Aquino

Samar officials express concern over killings of barangay execs

#NinaPH: Line of vehicles at Matnog Port reaches 4 kms due to ferry cancellations

Dec 24, 2016 - 10:58 AM

Around 3,682 passengers are stranded in various ports in Bicol region as of 8AM Saturday, according to the Philippine Coast Guard

#NinaPH: Line of vehicles at Matnog Port reaches 4 kms due to ferry cancellations

Michael Dino: President Duterte’s man in the Visayas

Sep 17, 2016 - 4:50 PM

The first time public servant says, 'I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t believe this administration is our best chance at changing the country'

Michael Dino: President Duterte’s man in the Visayas

Dela Rosa to E. Visayas top cop: Dismantle armed groups or face relief

Sep 14, 2016 - 8:30 AM

According to Calbayog Police in Samar, 6 barangay officials and Liberal Party leaders were shot to death last week by members of private armed groups

Dela Rosa to E. Visayas top cop: Dismantle armed groups or face relief

Samar Rep seeks PNP chief's help with private armed groups

Sep 13, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Samar 1st District Representative Edgar Mary Sarmiento seeks an impartial probe into the killings in his province. In just a week, 6 barangay officials and Calbayog City leaders – all Liberal Party members – were allegedly killed by private armed groups.

Samar Rep seeks PNP chief's help with private armed groups

DENR to suspend 2 mining companies in Eastern Samar

Aug 11, 2016 - 3:01 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says even with the ongoing audit, she has not yet seen a model of responsible mining

DENR to suspend 2 mining companies in Eastern Samar

FACT CHECK: One judge in Duterte list already dead for 8 years

Aug 07, 2016 - 5:31 PM

(UPDATED) Rappler is crowdsourcing information on the 158 government officials listed as allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade. How accurate is this list?

FACT CHECK: One judge in Duterte list already dead for 8 years

NDRRMC to LGUs: Don't take low pressure area lightly

Jun 25, 2016 - 7:45 PM

A low pressure area (LPA) east of Surigao City might bring floods and landslides to parts of the country

NDRRMC to LGUs: Don't take low pressure area lightly

Policemen injured in Calbayog encounter

Jun 19, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Two police officers are injured in an encounter with a private armed group in a remote and mountainous area of Calbayog City

Policemen injured in Calbayog encounter

Fatalities in Samar due to diarrhea outbreak rise to 33

Jun 11, 2016 - 9:15 PM

A diarrhea outbreak has been declared in 3 areas in the province, while cases are being closely monitored in 5 other towns

Fatalities in Samar due to diarrhea outbreak rise to 33

Who's the real congressman of Northern Samar?

May 31, 2016 - 7:52 PM

Harlin Abayon has protested Congress' failure to include his name in the roll call during the official canvassing of votes. Here's the reason for the mixup.

Who's the real congressman of Northern Samar?

Despite huge margin, Duterte sweeps only 3 regions

May 11, 2016 - 11:35 PM

Administration bet Mar Roxas gets the solid vote of two regions: his own Western Visayas and the Negros Island Region, whose creation he supported

Despite huge margin, Duterte sweeps only 3 regions

Negros Occidental polls delayed by 'ballot switching'

May 09, 2016 - 11:47 PM

Incidents of wrongly-delivered ballots cause delays in certain towns and cities in Negros Occidental

Negros Occidental polls delayed by 'ballot switching'

VLOG: Signs of vote buying in Samar

May 09, 2016 - 9:38 PM

Derek Alviola reports on the vote buying cases in Samar, a known election hotspot, on election day

VLOG: Signs of vote buying in Samar

Samar voters: 'Votes can be bought here'

May 09, 2016 - 3:25 AM

Several residents admit vote buying persists in their hometowns, primarily due to poverty

Samar voters: 'Votes can be bought here'

VLOG: Who will win in Catbalogan, Samar?

May 08, 2016 - 6:53 PM

This is the second time that the Liberal Party will attempt to unseat the Tans of Samar in favor of political newbies

VLOG: Who will win in Catbalogan, Samar?

Eastern Samar all set for May 9 - provincial Comelec

May 07, 2016 - 11:46 AM

But 7 towns are under the Comelec's watch list due to past incidents of election-related violence

Eastern Samar all set for May 9 - provincial Comelec

VLOG: Rivals turn allies in Eastern Samar

May 07, 2016 - 6:00 AM

This is the very first time that a sitting governor and an incumbent congressman are running together in the same party

VLOG: Rivals turn allies in Eastern Samar

Eastern Visayas youth lead campaign for Miriam Santiago

May 07, 2016 - 12:28 AM

'Our purpose is to show the Filipino people that Miriam is the true candidate that can make our country progress,' says Youth for Miriam Head Jonas Lavarrete

Eastern Visayas youth lead campaign for Miriam Santiago

Borongan City mayor: 'We are not traitors'

May 06, 2016 - 9:02 PM

Mayor Maria Fe Abunda denies endorsing Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos, adding the city is solid in its support for the Liberal Party bets

Borongan City mayor: 'We are not traitors'

Samar lawmaker, 5 others accused of 2011 slay of Calbayog mayor

May 03, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The eldest daughter of slain Calbayog City Mayor Reynaldo Uy has filed a complaint before the justice department

Samar lawmaker, 5 others accused of 2011 slay of Calbayog mayor

Roxas vows creation of Samar Island Region

Apr 27, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Administration standard-bearer Manuel 'Mar' Roxas II says creating the new region would held focus development efforts on one of the poorest islands in the country

Roxas vows creation of Samar Island Region

As election violence in Samar escalates, governor seeks DILG help

Apr 26, 2016 - 7:48 PM

Local officials say DILG Secretary Mel Sarmiento has 'taken for granted' the province's unstable situation during the election period

As election violence in Samar escalates, governor seeks DILG help

Imelda in E.Visayas: Bring back a Marcos to national government

Apr 26, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Former first lady Imelda Marcos says her son, vice presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr, will be the voice of the 'long abandoned' region in the national government

Imelda in E.Visayas: Bring back a Marcos to national government

Disaster-resilient evacuation center rises in Guiuan, E. Samar

Apr 26, 2016 - 9:59 AM

The community evacuation center is the first in a network of similar disaster-resilient facilities in Eastern Samar

Disaster-resilient evacuation center rises in Guiuan, E. Samar

In Bulacan LP sortie, Balay and Samar 'collide'

Feb 25, 2016 - 1:55 PM

The presence of Cabinet chiefs in LP political rallies is nothing new. But Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr is not associated with the pro-Roxas Balay group.

In Bulacan LP sortie, Balay and Samar 'collide'

Eastern Visayas officials penalized for fake receipts, bid documents

Feb 15, 2016 - 3:38 PM

One is found selling fake attendance certificates at the Philippine Councilors' League meeting, 6 have authorized the purchase of a truck without bidding

Eastern Visayas officials penalized for fake receipts, bid documents

'No to vote-buying in Samar' – watchdog

Feb 07, 2016 - 10:20 PM

'SamarVote 4Change' fears that rampant vote-buying would persist in the province

'No to vote-buying in Samar' – watchdog

Young farmers in Yolanda-hit region promote resilient agriculture

Jan 28, 2016 - 6:12 PM

Young survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda are some of the voices calling for resilient agriculture to address the threats of climate change to agriculture

Young farmers in Yolanda-hit region promote resilient agriculture

Ex-Eastern Samar lawmaker faces criminal charges over PDAF scam

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:18 PM

Others included in the charge sheet are 4 Nabcor officials and 2 GabayMasa officials

Ex-Eastern Samar lawmaker faces criminal charges over PDAF scam

'Mourning for peace' in Samar as election-related violence continues

Dec 31, 2015 - 8:49 AM

The latest incident happens just two days after the country's top cop ordered the Samar police to stamp out private armed groups maintained by local politicians

'Mourning for peace' in Samar as election-related violence continues

What are naked men doing around Jose Rizal's bust?

Dec 30, 2015 - 11:35 PM

It is perhaps the most curious sculpture of Dr Jose Rizal, done by the late Miguel Alcazar, but the residents of Catbalogan, Samar, consider it a treasure

What are naked men doing around Jose Rizal's bust?

NPA's ambush on relief convoy 'disrespect' to typhoon victims

Dec 23, 2015 - 10:28 AM

(UPDATED) Despite this, the military says it will 'strictly observe' the holiday ceasefire declared by the Aquino administration

NPA's ambush on relief convoy 'disrespect' to typhoon victims

Soldiers with relief goods ambushed by rebels in Northern Samar

Dec 22, 2015 - 8:46 PM

One Philippine Army soldier dies, while 2 others are wounded, after New People's Army fighters attacked them while transporting relief goods

Soldiers with relief goods ambushed by rebels in Northern Samar

#ReliefPH: Town in Northern Samar needs relief

Dec 19, 2015 - 9:23 PM

The NDRRMC says 2,287 houses in total have been damaged in San Roque – 2,139 partially and 148 totally

#ReliefPH: Town in Northern Samar needs relief