Eastern Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Eastern Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Eastern Visayas, Philippines.

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  1. Retired Army general, four others get 20-year jail term, P250-M fine for malversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Manila Bulletin

    Ramiscal was the former president of the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Retirement and Separation Benefits System . Aside from him, those who were similarly sentenced were Julian Alzaga, lawyer Manuel Satuito, Elizabeth Chua Liang and Jesus Garcia.

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  2. DENR chief stops Hinatuan Mining from transporting nickel ore stockpileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Manila Bulletin

    Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Regina Paz Lopez has ordered the Hinatuan Mining Corp. , an affiliate of Nickel Asia Corp. , to stop the removal and loading of the mining wastes from Manicani mine in Guian, Eastern Samar to prevent further environmental degradation as a result of excessive soil extraction. Manicani Island is a part of the Guiuan Bay Protected Landscape and Seascape under Presidential Proclamation No.

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  3. China backs Philippine's controversial drug warRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Bangkok Post

    China has offered its support to the Philippine's controversial drug crackdown pushed by new President Rodrigo Duterte, which has been slammed by rights groups for encouraging extrajudicial killings and vigilante justice. A Philippine policeman stands guard as people queue to register with the police during the mass surrender of some 1,000 alleged drug users and pushers, in the town of Tanauan, on July 18, 2016.

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  4. 'War on drugs' continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The China Post

    Residents undergo counseling for allegedly being drug-users, at Tanauan city, Batangas province, south of Manila, Philippines, Monday, July 18. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he planned to ask Chinese officials why some Chinese citizens who visited his country were involved in illegal drugs. The crime-fighting president, who has vowed to end crime within six months of taking office on June 30, also said that he would not hesitate to grant pre-signed presidential pardons to law enforcers accused by human rights advocates of abusing their authority in cracking down on narcotics, so long as the soldiers and police involved told the truth and did not fabricate evidence.

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  5. Philippine leader laments alleged drug links of some ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Yahoo!

    The Philippines' crime-fighting president says he plans to ask Chinese officials why some Chinese visitors are allegedly involved in illegal drugs. President Rodrigo Duterte, who has vowed to end crime within six months of taking office on June 30, also said late Sunday that he would not hesitate to grant presidential pardons to law enforcers accused by human rights advocates of abusing their authority in cracking down on narcotics, as long as the soldiers and police involved tell the truth and do not fabricate evidence.

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  6. Duterte draws China into his - shoot-to-kill' drug war with one simple questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | South China Morning Post

    The Philippines' new president said many of the unclaimed bodies of suspected drug criminals killed in confrontations with police were Chinese nationals The Philippines' crime-fighting president says he plans to ask Chinese officials why some Chinese citizens who visit his country are allegedly involved in illegal drugs. President Rodrigo Duterte, who has vowed to end crime within six months of taking office on June 30, also said that he would not hesitate to grant presidential pardons to law enforcers accused by human rights advocates of abusing their authority in cracking down on narcotics, as long as the soldiers and police involved tell the truth and do not fabricate evidence.

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  7. Philippines leader asks why Chinese visitors are dealing drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Standard

    The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, says he plans to ask Chinese officials why some Chinese citizens who visit his country are allegedly involved in illegal drugs. He also said late yesterday he would not hesitate to grant presidential pardons to law enforcers accused by human rights advocates of abusing their authority in cracking down on narcotics, as long as the soldiers and polic... The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, says he plans to ask Chinese officials why some Chinese citizens who visit his country are allegedly involved in illegal drugs.

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  8. Philippines begins to feel the effect of Duterte's war against crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Channelnewsasia.com

    MANILA: President Rodrigo Duterte's war against drugs is already being felt across the country and he has barely stepped into office. During his election campaign Duterte, who is known for his hardline stance against drugs, pledged to wipe out crime within six months of his administration and predicted that 100,000 wrongdoers would die when he orders a "shoot-to-kill" crackdown.

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  9. DepEd - E. Visayas warns public vs unlicensed private schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    The Department of Education has called on parents anew to verify whether or not the private schools where their children are presently enrolled have the required government permit to operate. The DepEd regional office here confirmed that some schools without permit are still operating despite closure orders, prompting the education department to release a new list of private schools duly recognized by the government.

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  10. Eastern Visayas diarrhea death toll climbs to 44Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    Death toll from diarrhea outbreak in Eastern Visayas rose to 44 this week with 3,496 persons have been ill due to the disease caused by contaminated water and poor sanitation, the Department of Health regional office here reported on Monday. DOH Regional Director Minerva Molon said the number of casualties continue to rise as local health officials have stepped up monitoring efforts in the bid to contain the illness.

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  11. Foreign ducks migrate to Mahagnao Volcano Natural ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region-8 in Eastern Visayas is closely monitoring the increasing duck population at the Mahagnao Volcano Natural Park in Burauen town. DENR-8 Regional Director Leonardo Sibbaluca told reporters his men have been observing the increasing population of ducks in the park, wandering in the two lakes - Mahagnao and Malagsum.

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  12. More foreign ducks spotted in Mahagnao Volcano Natural ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Eastern Visayas is closely monitoring an increase in the population of ducks coming from foreign countries at the Mahagnao Volcano Natural Park . The MVNP is located in the town of Burauen, this province.

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  13. The church of Duterte' and presidenc...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Have the authority and charisma of Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte weakened the critical capacities of his supporters? After admitting in a recent press conference that he is no longer a Catholic, Rodrigo Duterte remarked that he had a new religion: "Iglesia ni Duterte ." He invited people to join it, presumably after leaving the Catholic Church, which he has called "the most hypocritical institution."

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  14. DPWH Leyte office reports 31% accomplishment midway into 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Sun-Star

    THE Second Leyte Engineering District of the Department of Public Works and Highways posted 31 percent of accomplished projects programmed and budgeted for 2016. Out of the 68 total number of infrastructure projects being undertaken in the second district, 17 of these have already been completed, while 32 are still ongoing.

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  15. Suspected drug dealers made to do 'walk of shame' in the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Metro UK News

    Eleven people suspected of drug dealing have been forced through the streets in a 'walk of shame' in the Philippines. The men, all wearing placards around their necks reading 'I am a pusher, do not follow me', were paraded through the centre of Tanauan, a town south of Manila on the country's largest island, Luzon.

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  16. Duterte sets condition for prisoner releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    Incoming president Rodrigo Duterte has pulled back on the throttle about his plan to free all political prisoners. Leaders of the communist movement, he said should first return to the country and participate in peace talks with the government.

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  17. Eleven dealers are forced to do a walk of shame in the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Mail on Sunday

    EXCLUSIVE: Sex for contracts, pressure to have cosmetic surgery and lose weight, fake fees by their own agents - 'Hell' of exploited models to be revealed in landmark court case Haunting last moments of Texas schoolboy, 11, captured on CCTV moments before he was stabbed to death on walk home from school EXCLUSIVE: On-set tantrums, 'p***ing off' sponsors and 'aggressive eye-rolling and mouth-smacking indicative of behavior African-American women have worked years to overcome.'

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  18. Ocean Month stresses concern for Eastern Visayas' coral reefsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Region 8 office leads in the celebration of the Month of the Ocean in Eastern Visayas. This year, DENR-8 Regional Director Leonardo Sibbaluca the observation of Ocean Month, themed "Ang Bahura ay Kagubatan sa Karagatan, Ating Pangalagaan!" , has been focused on the significance, protection and conservation of coral reefs in Eastern Visayas.

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  19. DENR urges public to help preserve Philippine Eagle habitat in LeyteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region 8 office and the province of Leyte are appealing to the public to help in the preservation of the Leyte mountain ranges serving as the habitat of the Philippine Eagle . Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla told reporters in an interview that the presence and sightings of the national bird in his province has been reported many years back but it is only recently that its existence was confirmed by the experts from the University of the Philippines and DENR-8.

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  20. Police forces in Eastern Visayas augmentedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    Some 142 policemen have already been mobilized all over the region for election purposes as an additional and augmentation forces until May 10 to render election duties and to ensure secure, safe and fair Elections today, a report from the Police Regional Office in Eastern Visayas said. PChief Supt.

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