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Weak to no signal causes delay in transmission of votes

May 14, 2019 - 7:57 AM

Parts of Leyte, Baguio, and Sarangani struggle to transmit votes for canvassing because of internet connection problems

Because of the weak connection in village schools in Sabang, Tinabilan, San Joaquin and Taberna, the transmission of results is done in front of Palompon, Leyte town hall. Photos by Marthy John Lubiano


Leyte teacher dismissed for molesting high school student

Jun 08, 2016 - 5:24 PM

A local court has also sentenced Salvador Trinidad Jr of Palompon National High School to 4 to 9 years of imprisonment

In Ruby-hit areas, caves turn into evacuation centers

Dec 07, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Millions of others seek shelter in churches schools and other makeshift evacuation centers as Ruby batters the Philippines

'EVACUATION CENTERS.' Residents affected by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) set up tents and temporary sleeping areas in the Sikob Cave in Sulangan, Guiuan, Eastern Samar. Photo by Ecleo Tan/Rappler

#DearPresident: Letters from Yolanda survivors

Jul 26, 2014 - 3:15 PM

What do survivors from Yolanda battered areas have to say to President Benigno Aquino III as he delivers his 5th State of the Nation Address SONA ? What are their needs that the government hasn t been able to provide?

Environmental protection spares Leyte coastal town

Jul 07, 2014 - 10:06 PM

Mangroves prevented the Haiyan storm surge from inflicting further damage in the coast town of Palompon

Rising from the rubble: How Palompon is recovering from Yolanda

Jul 02, 2014 - 2:56 PM

Around 7 months after Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan ravaged the coastal town of Palompon the residents lives are back to normal – thanks to the local government s efforts

A town saved by mangroves

Jun 30, 2014 - 5:58 PM

Palompon could ve been any other devastated town after Super Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the area but the town was spared; all thanks to their mangroves

Palompon after Yolanda

CHED, colleges told: Help students affected by Yolanda

Nov 20, 2013 - 7:13 PM

The Commission will come up with a set of guidelines on how other higher education institutions will accommodate student transferees affected by Yolanda

STILL STANDING. What remains of the Leyte Colleges after typhoon Yolanda devastated the province. File photo by Rupert Ambil/Rappler

On Day 9, relief goods finally reach all 40 Leyte towns

Nov 17, 2013 - 4:19 PM

Distribution hubs in Tacloban and Ormoc released 114 438 food packs on Saturday – more than twice the amount delivered on Friday

AFTER THE STORM. Relief operations at the logistics hubs in Tacloban City, Leyte are ongoing. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau