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Eastern Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Eastern Visayas, Philippines Newswire

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  1. Bahandi trade fair featuring Leyte's delectable delightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Sun-Star

    LEYTE'S famous native delicacies and other mouthwatering food products will be featured in the 2015 Bahandi Regional Trade Fair to be held on September 2-6 at the Megatrade Hall 2, Fifth Level, Mega B of SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. Among Leyte's delectable specialties are binagol, suman-latik, chocolate moron, bukayo, Baybay's vacuum fried jackfruit, root crop chips, roscas and peanut brittle.

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  2. LPA spotted off SamarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | ABS-CBN News

    Residents of Eastern Visayas and the Bicol region can expect a rainy weekend due to a low-pressure area spotted off Guiuan, Eastern Samar, the state weather bureau said yesterday. As of 4 p.m. yesterday, the low-pressure area was located at 180 kilometers east of Guiuan, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.

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  3. PAGASA: Dim chance for LPA to become tropical cycloneRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Philippines Today

    The low-pressure area inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility and located east of the Visayas at present is unlikely to develop into a tropical cyclone this weekend. "There's low chance for that LPA to become a TC in the next two days as conditions aren't favorable for this to happen," forecaster Glaiza Escullar from State weather agency Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said on Friday.

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  4. Widening project closes Leyte's major bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Sun-Star

    A major bridge in this town located along the national road in Leyte has been closed to traffic due to widening project of the Department of Public Works and Highways . The 54-meter Bernard Reed Bridge is not passable until third week of September as the DPWH doubles the existing two lanes.

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  5. QR8.2m QRCS project for PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar Red Crescent Society is implementing a development project in the Philippines worth QR8.2m. Under Qatar Alliance for Relief of the Peoples of Somalia and the Philippines, the project includes housing units, classrooms and a depot.

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  6. Natural Disaster Exploitation, An Arctic Gold RushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WNYC-AM New York

    A man fans flames on a fire Tanauan on November 19, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan ripped through Philippines, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.

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  7. Plundering the Poor After Natural DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WNYC-AM New York

    A man fans flames on a fire Tanauan on November 19, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan ripped through Philippines, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.

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  8. Philippines Haiyan rebuilding 'inadequate', says UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Weekend Balita

    President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects the facilities of the temporary shelter at the Cogon Relocation Site in Barangay Cogon, Guiuan during the visit to the province of Eastern Samar on Friday . More than 200 Yolanda survivors will benefit from the 133 housing units.

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  9. 'Yolanda'-hit town mayor supports Roxas' presidential bidRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | Philippines Today

    The mayor of the town where super typhoon "Yolanda" made its first landfall has announced his support to the presidential bid of Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas. Guiuan, Eastern Samar Mayor Christopher Sheen Gonzalez has endorsed Roxas as his way of showing gratitude to the DILG chief who helped their town recover from the destruction caused by "Yolanda".

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  10. DPWH consults communities affected by Leyte's tide embankment projectRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2015 | Philippines Today

    The Department of Public Works and Highways is now conducting a public consultation with property owners in coastal communities that will be displaced in the construction of tide embankment, a first line of defense against destructive big waves. In a statement, DPWH Regional Director Rolando M. Asis said the DPWH kicked off the consultation in this city and it will run until October, covering affected communities in Tacloban City, Palo and Tanauan.

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  11. Vatican appoints new bishop from LeyteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Sun-Star

    Fr. Oscar Llaneta Florencio is currently serving as rector of the St. John the Evangelist School of Theology in Palo when he got the appointment. Palo Archbishop John F. Du said he already offloaded the responsibilities of bishop-elect Florencio as rector, so he can prepare for his new role.

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  12. Honeyman: InequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | Sun-Star

    IN NEGROS, parents and other sponsors provide plastic chairs for our public school students. Despite an annual budget of approaching P400 billion, it seems that the Department of Education is unable to provide the necessary equipment and materials to support its compulsory education system.

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  13. Beauties from Palo, Macarthur grab Ms Pintados, Ms Teen Pintados titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Sun-Star

    A 22-YEAR-OLD lass from Palo, Leyte won this year's Search for Miss Pintados held Thursday, June 25, at Leyte National High School gymnasium. Nina Sherra Tagalog stood out among the contestants with her ability to project herself as an elegant woman onstage, aside from her fit body and beauty.

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  14. PHP7.5-B Leyte embankment project to proceed this year - DPWHRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Philippines Today

    The national government will proceed with the construction of PHP7.5 billion 27-kilometer embankments from this city to Tanauan town to shield coastal communities from rising seas, an official of the Department of Public Works and Highways confirmed. DPWH Regional Director Rolando M. Asis said detailed engineering is now halfway done and it is being targeted for bidding in October this year.

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  15. In Geneva, UN rights chief calls for - urgent measures' in promoting girls' educationRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | United Nations

    Girls play in the schoolyard at Santo NiA o Elementary School in the town of Tanauan, Philippines. Photo: UNICEF/Giacomo Pirozzi 16 June 2015 – Although the empowerment of women has been among the most significant achievements of the past century, the international community must "push further" in its struggle to ensure the right to education for all girls, the top UN human rights official declared today.

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  16. Bosch Philippines delivers last 3 school structures in LeyteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Sun-Star

    BOSCH, in its 20th year in the Philippines as a global supplier of technology and services, has completed the construction of school structures in Leyte that were damaged by Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013. The company, under its Tindog Pilipinas initiative, has turned over the newly constructed Math and Science center to the Alangalang National High School and a computer laboratory to the Alangalang Agro-Industrial School in Alangalang, Leyte.

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  17. First Holdings expands industrial estate footprintRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    First Philippine Holdings Corp. of the Lopez family is looking to raise the bar for economic zones in the country with plans of expanding its industrial estate footprint to a level seen at par with other Asian countries. In an interview on the sidelines of the company's annual stockholders' meeting yesterday, FPHC president and chief operating officer Elpidio L. Ibaez said the company is targeting to expand its industrial park in Batangas to 2,000 hectares from its present size of 450 hectares.

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  18. UNHCR: Hats off to Philippines for stand on refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    History can attest to the fact that the Philippines was ahead of its time in recognizing the plight of refugees and the politically persecuted, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said. This is most significant now, with the government's recent statements on the plight of the Rohingya boat people, UNHCR Representative in the Philippines Bernard Kerblat told ANC.

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  19. BFAR to establish 252 community fish-landing sites nationwideRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Philippines Today

    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources will establish at least 252 community fish-landing centers nationwide as part of their efforts to reduce poverty among the fisherfolk. BFAR 7 information officer Alma Saavedra said the bureau already identified the CFLCs in strategic areas in Visayas during the training Friday on social preparation for CFLC program.

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  20. Batangas residents cheer for El Gamma PenumbraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Residents of Tanauan, Batangas gathered to watch Filipino shadow play group El Gamma Penumbra perform on the grand finals of "Asia's Got Talent." El Gamma Penumbra's final number tackled global environmental issues such as illegal poaching, dynamite fishing, and the rising flood levels brought about by typhoons.

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