Western Samar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Western Samar


BFAR: Red tide in Western Samar bay

Aug 16, 2014 - 1:11 PM

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources says one of the most common shellfish poisoning syndrome in the Philippines is paralytic shellfish poisoning

Yolanda damaged 90% of school infra in Tacloban – Luistro

Nov 15, 2013 - 10:51 PM

As of Friday noon DepEd has already reached most school divisions affected by Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan except the one in Eastern Samar

STILL STANDING. This microphone stand survives the wrath of Super Typhoon Yolanda. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Samar gets new port

Apr 26, 2013 - 6:13 PM

Bigger and more advanced the Maguinoo Port will improve transport services in Calbayog City

The Tans of Samar: Expanding a dynasty

Apr 21, 2013 - 10:40 PM

Headed by matriarch Milagrosa who was once a reluctant candidate the Tans want control of key cities both congressional districts and the province

Ilocos Norte new poll area of concern

Mar 20, 2013 - 6:06 PM

The Northern Luzon province has been included in the list of areas at high risk for violence since the start of the election period

'Pablo:' 40,000 in evacuation centers

Dec 04, 2012 - 5:18 AM

UPDATED The typhoon with international codename Bopha made landfall over Baganga Davao Oriental early morning Tuesday December 4; Pablo now raking across Mindanao

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 11:00 a.m., 04 December 2012. At 11:00AM 4/DEC/2012, the eye of Typhoon #PabloPH was located in the vicinity of Malaybalay, Bukidnon (8.3°N 125.0°E). Max winds/gust (160/195kph). Moving West Northwest @ 20kph. Image courtesy of PAGASA.