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Richard Gomez and Lucy Torres are no strangers to petitions to disqualify them
‘We need your cooperation…. You invested a lot. It will be most painful if your business will be closed,’ Mayor Richard Gomez reportedly tells poultry owners
The Comelec second division dismisses a petition to disqualify the candidacy for the Leyte provincial board of Carmen Jean Torres Rama, sister of Representative Lucy Torres Gomez
(UPDATED) Residents blame the swarms of flies to the outbreak diarrhea in their areas
Meanwhile, in two areas where there will be new districts after 2019, political dynasties and prominent politicians grab important local posts
In San Isidro, Leyte, one vote spells all the difference
Parts of Leyte, Baguio, and Sarangani struggle to transmit votes for canvassing because of internet connection problems
A former village guard who was said to have held a .45 pistol is among those who were apprehended by the Philippine Army.
In Kananga town, Leyte, Mayor Weng Codilla is seeking reelection. Congresswoman Lucy Torres Gomez fields her brother Matt Torres against her
The renovated terminal of the Ormoc Airport in Leyte can accommodate more passengers, as well as larger aircraft
Palo town Mayor Remedios Petilla credits ex-DILG chief Mar Roxas for helping her town rebuild after Super Typhoon Yolanda
Because of abject poverty, Bajau mothers feed their infants with three-in-one coffee mix when they run out of breast milk
Teachers in Abuyog, Leyte, climb mountains to get internet connection to submit their teaching reports, showing gaps in service delivery despite the country's modernization efforts in education.
Leyte police say the guards were escorting detainees back to the Palompon Sub-Provincial Jail after a court hearing in Villaba town when they were attacked. All 5 detainees were unharmed.
VSU President Edgardo Tulin urges students to remain vigilant following the 'security threat' that prompted the suspension of classes and office work in the university
This means Southern Leyte gets to elect two members to the House of Representatives in future elections
(3rd UPDATE) The 73-year-old President cannot make it to a scheduled event in Palo, Leyte, adding to a growing list of activities he had to skip for health reasons
Leyte Normal University assures the social media personalities that the poster was made 'without malicious intentions of maligning your persons'
The Itchyworms gives us a sneak peek into the two-day benefit arts and music festival in Leyte they are headlining
Catch your favorite OPM artists at For The Love of Leyte, a music and arts festival on November 30 to December 1
Almost all of these major disasters in the last two decades happened in the midst of heavy rain that loosened the soil in landslide-prone areas
Tickets to the public forum are free, but seats are limited. Register now!
The bills for these legislative districts, once signed into law, would provide for the election of a congressional representative for each new district
(UPDATED) Ronie Bercede Recilla was a computer science student at the Visayas State University
(UPDATED) A cop whom Kerwin said was in his pocket takes the witness stand, and says police found no evidence to link him to the raid
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The Maasin Airport in Southern Leyte can now accommodate 150 passengers from the previous 50
Army First Lieutenant Orlando Casipit Jr says 'education is the only way out of poverty' for children of Barangay Mabini in Basey, Samar
'We need a museum to remind us that we are part of a cultural band and we have a responsibility to our descendants to preserve our past,' says Ormoc Mayor Richard Gomez
Gunmen spray bullets at the car of Jonah John Ungab, lawyer of the suspected drug lord
Over 300 households in Barangay Can-ilay receive goods from the visiting journalists, who are assisted by the DSWD and the military
Also cleared of charges is Representative Jose Carlos Cari's mother, Baybay City Mayor Carmen Cari
'We want to better equip the rescue volunteers of San Miguel in order to save lives,' Negros Occidental 3rd District Representative Alfred Benitez says
(UPDATED) Search and retrieval operations will resume on Monday morning, January 15
In an admirable display of the spirit of bayanihan, Tacloban residents help ferry stranded commuters across a flooded street
The core net income of the renewable energy producer falls to P6.6 billion for the January to September period as the quake in July disrupted operations of its largest power plant
The case is to stop PSALM from removing PHINMA Energy as administrator of a 40 megawatt geothermal power plant in Leyte
The President instead proposes to build a new medium sized facility and improve existing 7 regional prisons
Commission on Audit also flags Albuera s low spending on disaster risk reduction
UPDATED Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido is also awarded the Magalong Medal Order of Lapu Lapu
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UPDATED The quake s epicenter was located just northeast of Albuera Leyte with a depth of focus at just 5 kilometers below ground Phivolcs says
Bike Scouts Philippines is made up of volunteer bicycle messengers who respond to isolated areas in the aftermath of a disaster
The areas are recovering from the damage caused by the earthquake last July 6
Will the cop linked to the killing of a detained mayor eventually be promoted to senior superintendent?
But the PNP chief tells senators that impunity will not happen under his watch amid concerns over Superintendent Marvin Marcos return to the police force
Why do Marvin Marcos and others in his infamous league get easy deals from the Duterte regime?
The New York based human rights group says President Rodrigo Duterte s order comes as no surprise given his previous pronouncements defending cops in the war on drugs