'LP buying votes in Baybay City' - Levito Baligod

May 09, 2016 - 5:03 PM

UPDATED The senatorial bet s team gets yellow sample ballots with P500 each allegedly from the local candidates of the Liberal Party

BLOTTER. Senatorial bet Levito Baligod's team report the alleged vote buying paraphernalia to Baybay City police. Photo courtest of Levito Baligod's team

Baybay City mayor cries foul over fake dismissal

May 09, 2016 - 12:48 AM

The Office of the Ombudsman denies releasing a resolution disqualifying Carmen Loreto Cari and her son Michael Cari from running for mayor and vice mayor respectively

Photo of Baybay City Mayor Carmen Loreto-Cari from her Facebook page

Retired prof runs against 2 'goliaths' for Baybay City mayoral seat

May 03, 2016 - 3:45 PM

Dr Tomas Fernandez Jr a veterinarian from Visayas State University enters the political fray in Baybay City against incumbent city mayor Carmen Loreto Cari and businesswoman Marilou Galenzoga Baligod

DOC TOM. The retired professor talks with people at Baybay City’s plaza before his caravan on May 2. Photo by Prince Darius Lina/Rappler.

Brown water, black sand

Sep 03, 2014 - 12:16 PM

This is the story of a Yolanda affected town s struggle to recover from the disaster as it fights black sand mining operation

Comelec orders recanvass of votes in Baybay City

Apr 24, 2014 - 7:53 PM

The poll body reaffirms its earlier decision that the city board of canvassers was illegally constituted

British man and family missing after Haiyan

Nov 16, 2013 - 10:32 AM

A pharmacist his Filipino wife and their 3 year old daughter have not been seen since the typhoon struck on November 8

MANY MISSING. One week after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), more than 1,000 people are still missing. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Mission: Palo, Leyte

Nov 14, 2013 - 10:38 AM

First hand account by Philippine Science High School System executive director Josette Biyo about their mission to reach hard hit Palo Leyte

SHATTERED. What remains of the PSHS Eastern Visayas Campus after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). The campus now serves as temporary shelter for hundreds of people in Palo, Leyte. Image courtesy

Most school divisions in Eastern Visayas closed, unreachable

Nov 12, 2013 - 11:00 PM

As of Tuesday November 12 only school divisions of Northern Samar Maasin Southern Leyte and Calbayog have resumed operations

ASAP. Education Secretary Br Armin Luistro says the best way for children to recover is to bring them back to schools as soon as possible. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Yolanda survivors recount onslaught, fury of the storm

Nov 09, 2013 - 3:10 PM

Hospitals in Tacloban are at full capacity and are unable to treat the wounded The number of dead is expected to rise as communication lines are restored

YOLANDA'S WRATH. Authorities have yet to assess the extent of damage caused by Yolanda, but journalists on the ground say they've seen "possibly thousands of dead" in Tacloban city. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

500 followers of losing Leyte mayoral bet detained

Jul 01, 2013 - 9:20 PM

Baybay City police asked the supporters of Marilou Galenzoga – rival of Mayor Carmen Cari – to board military trucks and brought them to different detention centers

'We may kill her if she were winnable'

May 09, 2013 - 12:36 AM

Baybay City Mayor Carmen Loreto Cari denied allegations of involvement in the assassination attempt of her political rival

UNA goes to where most woman bets are

Apr 08, 2013 - 12:20 AM

In Leyte where Comelec has recorded the most female candidates for 2013 their first stop is in Baybay where woman candidates are in a one on one race

In Baybay, Leyte, momentary peace only

Feb 16, 2013 - 8:21 PM

A peace covenant between mayoralty candidates in Leyte ends in an argument

PLEDGE OF PEACE. Incumbent mayor Carmen L. Cari signs peace covenant while Marilou V. Galenzoga watches and waits for her turn.

Passion and purpose in #MoveLeyte

Jan 30, 2013 - 6:55 PM

Provincial politics and an insatiable appetite for progress set the agenda for the day’s discussion

The #MoveLeyte crowd was pretty diverse, don't you think? Photo by Bea Cupin

#MoveLeyte attracts over a thousand

Jan 26, 2013 - 11:32 PM

Students from over 20 universities join counterparts from Visayas State University in Baybay City Leyte to learn about how technology can be used in the coming elections

In Leyte: 'Walk for change' vs 'Walk for progress'

Oct 05, 2012 - 2:22 PM

A showdown in Baybay City looms between an entrenched political family now affiliated with the Liberal Party and a challenger associated with the United Nationalist Alliance