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Samar town police chief in Leyte for surveillance operations shot dead


The chief of police of Paranas town in Samar was shot and killed early Tuesday outside a karaoke bar in this city.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ death toll still vague 8 months later

A CONTAINER becomes a temporary house for a family in Barangay Anibong in Tacloban City months after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck and left thousands dead and homeless. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Close to eight months after this city and parts of Eastern Visayas were flattened by Super Typhoon “Yolanda,” the actual number of deaths as a result of the world’s strongest storm in recent years has yet to be known.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Samar resident tips military on NPA firearm

INQUIRER file photo

A local resident played tipster to the Philippine Army that led to the confiscation of a high-powered firearm from an alleged New People’s Army rebel.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Andaya open to House probe on P10B splurging

Defense spokesperson Karen Jimeno. PHOTO BY MATIKAS SANTOS

Saying fund releases on his watch were aboveboard, former Budget Secretary Rolando Andaya said on Wednesday he was prepared to face a House inquiry on the alleged P10-billion spending spree in the dying days of the Arroyo administration.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

LPA to bring cloudy skies, rain over Samar –Pagasa

MT Satellite image April 22, 2014, 7:32 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

A low pressure area near Eastern Samar will bring cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms over Samar provinces, the state weather bureau said Tuesday.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »