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Search and rescue operations underway for Maharlika 2 passengers, crew


Rescue teams are searching for passengers and crew of MV Maharlika 2 which sank in the waters between Surigao and Panaon Island, San Ricardo town, Southern Leyte about 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Earthquake damages 2 schools in Southern Leyte


At least two school buildings in Hinundayan town, Southern Leyte province, will have to be condemned after these were badly damaged when a strong earthquake shook the municipality and parts of the province on Friday.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Quake forces class suspension in South Leyte


Classes were suspended in six towns in Southern Leyte following a 5.4-magnitude earthquake in the province Friday.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Quake damage forces class suspensions in Southern Leyte

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Southern Leyte Governor Roger Mercado has ordered the suspension of classes in six towns pending a complete assessment of the damage caused by a 5.4 magnitude earthquake that rocked the province and neighboring areas Friday morning.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Nephew of top Southern officials nabbed on drug charges

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Police have arrested the city’s alleged No. 1 drug pusher who happens to be a nephew of the provincial governor and the province’s representative in Congress.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »