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Continuing the fight against TB in prisons

Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health concern in the Philippines, which remains among the most affected countries in the world......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 18th, 2018Related News

Army encounters NPA terrorists in Eastern Samar, recovers 1 rifle

A five minute firefight ensued between a squad from 14th Infantry (Avenger) Battalion and a group of about five members of the CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) in Sitio Parik, Barangay Cansangaya, Can-avid, Eastern Samar on March 24, 2018......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 18th, 2018Related News

Palay production in Eastern Visayas declines by 1.0 percent in 2017

Palay production in Eastern Visayas declined by 1.0 percent from 954,844 metric tons (MT) in 2016 to 945,565 MT in 2017......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 18th, 2018Related News

Renewable energy advocates, citizen’s groups decry Congress’s recommendation for Meralco’s ‘dirty, costly’ contracts

Civil society organizations slammed the recent recommendation issued by the House of Representatives Committees on Energy and Good Governance and Public Accountability supporting the approval of Meralco’s controversial deals with its affiliate generation companies......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 18th, 2018Related News

Army clashes anew in Eastern Samar, 1 CPP-NPA terrorist killed, 2 high powered firearms recovered

A platoon from 14th Infantry (Avenger) Battalion while responding to information from the populace on the presence of an armed group in Barangay San Roque, Maslog, Eastern, Samar was fired upon by more or less 12 CPP-NPA Terrrorists (CNTs) on March 27, 2018......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 18th, 2018Related News

DPWH: Public Information Officers take training to new heights

Public Information Officers (PIOs) of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region VIII upgrade their skills during the first quarterly meeting on March 22-23, 2018 in Tanauan, Leyte......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 18th, 2018Related News

Meralco, coal companies pushing high-cost, dirty electricity this summer

Higher consumer demand for power during the summer is now being utilized by Meralco and its affiliate coal generation companies to push for the approval of their power supply agreements sourced from coal......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 14th, 2018Related News

DPWH-Biliran DEO to construct detour across Caraycaray river for heavy vehicles

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) will construct a detour across the CarayCaray River......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 14th, 2018Related News

UPVTC wins over SPSPS, completes set of quarter finalists in the Intercollegiate Federalism Debate

The University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) triumphed over St. Paul’s School of Professional Studies (SPSPS) in the 2nd match of the Preliminary Rounds of the 2018 Intercollegiate Federalism Debate......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 14th, 2018Related News

Employees of Biliran DEO participate 23rd provincial women’s congress

Women employees of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District Engineering Office participated the 23rd Provincial Women’s Congress on March 14......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 14th, 2018Related News

Eastern Visayas registers 96.3 percent employment rate in January 2018

Employment rate in Eastern Visayas in January 2018 was estimated at 96.3 percent, ranking fifth among the regions with high employment rate in the country......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 14th, 2018Related News

235 newly enlisted privates strengthens army in Eastern Visayas

The Philippine Army Candidate Soldier Course Class 511-2017 was formally closed on March 24, 2018 at the 8ID Grandstand, Camp Lukban, Brgy. Maulong, Catbalogan City, Samar......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 14th, 2018Related News

DAR turns over 3 roads, bridge in Gamay

Undersecretary for Foreign Assisted and Special Projects Sylvia Mallari of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) turned over three farm-to-market road projects, one constructed with a 30-linear meter bridge, to the town of Gamay in Northern Samar......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2018Related News

Central Command commander visits 8ID

The Commander, Central Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Lieutenant General Paul T. Atal and Party visited the men and women of the 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army on March 15, 2018......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2018Related News

PH eco-motorcycle recognized in WGSN’s Design Futures Report under Engineering Nature

DTI sees Philippine design steadily rising into the international design scene as locally-made eco-friendly motorcycle Green Falcon lands in WGSN’s Design Futures Report......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2018Related News

DTI leads PH energy sector drive for investments in Germany

DTI-CITEM is keen on attracting more investments for the country’s booming energy sector through export promotion activities in the upcoming Hannover Messe to be held in Hannover, Germany, on April 23 to 27, 2018......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2018Related News

P50M MPBs soon to rise in the 1st District of Samar

DPWH Samar First Engineering District Office will soon implement seventeen (17) Multi-Purpose Buildings, with a total appropriation of P50 Million from the FY 2018 DPWH infrastructure program......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2018Related News

Construction of new Caraycaray bridge to start this year

A higher, longer and stronger bridge that can withstand typhoons is planned for the construction of new Caraycaray Bridge according to Secretary Mark A. Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2018Related News

DPWH RD Tabacon inspects status of Caraycaray bridge

Both approaches of the Caraycaray bridge undergone backfilling and embankment to serve as a temporary passage for the public......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 7th, 2018Related News

Duterte regime’s proscription petition targets critics, rights defenders

Karapatan condemns the listing of more than 600 persons, human rights defenders and critics of the Duterte government in the proscription petition filed by the Department of Justice......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsApr 7th, 2018Related News