Maasin City - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Maasin City


Health officials declare Chikungunya outbreak in Maasin City

Oct 12, 2016 - 7:50 PM

To date about 300 cases have been reported in the Southern Leyte city

Southern Leyte candidates promise agriculture, fisheries reforms

May 03, 2016 - 1:33 PM

In a local forum Liberal Party bets mainly members of the influential Mercado clan and candidates from United Nationalist Alliance UNA trade barbs and talk platforms

PLEDGE OF COMMITMENT. Candidates, supporters and stakeholders take a pledge for honest and clean elections. Photo by Jed Cortes/Rappler.

Southern Leyte Gov Mercado: 'We're 100% Roxas-Robredo'

Apr 30, 2016 - 9:12 PM

The Liberal Party provincial chairman reiterates his support for the administration tandem as he debunks reports that his clan has endorsed another vice presidential candidate

Governor Oging Mercado addresses a crowd in a local candidates’ forum in Maasin City Integrated Terminal as he seeks for election as Congressman of the Lone District of Southern Leyte. Photo by Dionard Mendova/Rappler

East versus west: Southern Leyte divided in 2016 elections

Apr 30, 2016 - 5:07 PM

The influential Mercado clan which has been holding the capital city of Maasin for several years now is challenged by incumbent Vice Governor Sheffered Lino Tan

SOUTHERN LEYTE ELECTIONS.  Incumbent Vice Governor Sheffered Lino Tan challenges the influential Mercado clan in Southern Leyte

WATCH: Duterte courts Southern Leyte birthplace

Mar 23, 2016 - 2:56 PM

Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte traces his roots in his city of birth and woos the 261 000 voters in Southern Leyte

How far can citizen participation in governance go?

Oct 01, 2014 - 2:36 PM

If the mechanism of our government is working towards ensuring transparency and accountability we might not even have to do what we have been doing as a civil society organization

'Pahalipay': Vote buying in Southern Leyte

May 21, 2013 - 12:11 PM

In Southern Leyte a policeman and a barangay official turn witness in vote buying allegations against local politicians