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3 dead in Southern Leyte landslide

Three workers were buried alive in a landslide in Pintuyan, Southern Leyte on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 1st, 2020

Former police officer killed on Christmas Eve in Southern Leyte town

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte — A former police officer will not be sharing Noche Buena with his family after he was shot dead by three unidentified assailants around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, December 24. Police identified the victim as Jarvie Abinion, 30, a resident of Sitio Bliss, Barangay Abgao in Malitbog town, which is located […] The post Former police officer killed on Christmas Eve in Southern Leyte town appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2019

Woman drowns, 14 rescued in Leyte boat capsize

A 65-year-old woman drowned and was declared dead on arrival at the Limasawa Southern Leyte Rural Health Unit while 11 other passengers and three crewmembers were rescued when a motorboat capsized in the waters off Southern Leyte on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

SPD cop shot dead

A policeman of the Southern Police District was shot dead in Las Piñas yesterday morning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2020

Minor landslide in Dalaguete hinterlands

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A minor landslide rendered a road in a mountain barangay in Dalaguete town in southern Cebu impassable for several hours. The town’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO), in a phone interview with CDN Digital, confirmed that soil eroded from portions of a sloppy terrain in Barangay Ablayan around 11:30 […] The post Minor landslide in Dalaguete hinterlands appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2020

Leyte village chief gunned down

A barangay chairman in Albuera, Leyte was shot dead on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2020

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera found dead at California lake

LOS ANGELES  — The body of “Glee” star Naya Rivera was found Monday near the surface of a Southern California lake, authorities said. Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said at a news conference that the body that search crews found floating in the northeast corner of Lake Piru earlier in the day was the 33-year-old […] The post ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera found dead at California lake appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2020

6 areas in Visayas identified as emerging COVID-19 hotspots

DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire identified Cebu City, Cebu province, Ormoc City, Southern Leyte, Leyte and Samar as emerging COVID-19 hotspots......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

Ensuring stability of peace and development in Leyte, Southern Leyte

MAHAPLAG, Leyte, June 18 (PIA) -- The 14th Infantry (Avengers) Battalion of the 8th Infantry Division, Philippine Army, is moving to a new home in order to ensure the stability and sustainability o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2020

Southern Leyte records first COVID-19 case

PALO, Leyte — The Department of Health (DoH) in Eastern Visayas confirmed on Thursday evening 14 new cases of corona virus disease COVID-19 bringing to 90 the total number of positive cases in the region. Among the new cases is of a 23-year-old male overseas Filipino seafarer from Bontoc, Southern Leyte, the first from the […] The post Southern Leyte records first COVID-19 case appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 13th, 2020

Mild quake jolts Southern Leyte

A magnitude 3 earthquake shook parts of Southern Leyte yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2020

Construction of new SLPPO building ongoing

MAASIN CITY, May 27 (PIA) -- A new building to house the Southern Leyte Police Provincial Ofice (SLPPO) is now being constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).The str.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 28th, 2020

Maasin City candle makers return SAP subsidy

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – A couple who earn their living by making and selling candles in this city, returned their Social Amelioration Program cash subsidy on Thursday after they unexpectedly received P5,000 from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through a money remittance service. The woman and her husband, surnamed Didal, are living […] The post Maasin City candle makers return SAP subsidy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2020

Capitol workers back at work as S. Leyte now in GCQ

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – Capitol employees returned to work this morning in full force after the provincial government of Southern Leyte downgraded the enhanced community quarantine to a general community quarantine on May 1. It was the first Monday of the month and the first time for over a month that these Capitol employees […] The post Capitol workers back at work as S. Leyte now in GCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2020

Quake rocks Southern Leyte

A magnitude-3.3 earthquake rocked parts of Southern Leyte yesterday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2020

Eastern Visayas logs another COVID-19 case

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Philippines — A patient from Catbalogan, Samar was found positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) bringing the number of patients infected with the virus in Eastern Visayas region to 14. That is according to the Eastern Visayas Department of Health Center for Health Development (CHD) in a statement in the […] The post Eastern Visayas logs another COVID-19 case appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2020

Samar patient pushes Region 8 total to 14 COVID-19 cases

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Philippines – A patient from Catbalogan, Samar has been found positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Eastern Visayas Department of Health Center for Health Development (CHD), said through a statement released this afternoon, May 3, 2020. The latest addition brings to 14 the number of COVID-19 positive individuals in […] The post Samar patient pushes Region 8 total to 14 COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2020

Father, 3 kids rescued from Dumanjug mini-landslide

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A father and his three children were rescued by the emergency response team after they were buried by sand when a mini-landslide happened in Barangay Tapon, Dumanjug, a southern Cebu town, at around 9:50 this morning, May 2, 2020. Police Major Adioleto Cabagnot, chief of Dumanjug Police Station, said that Rodrigo […] The post Father, 3 kids rescued from Dumanjug mini-landslide appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2020

Southern Leyte now under General Community Quarantine

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – The enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Southern Leyte province has been downgraded to general community quarantine  (GCQ) starting May 1 to May 15 based on the recommendation by the National Inter-Agency Taskforce for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.. Under the GCQ, the province is now considered as a “Low-Risk” […] The post Southern Leyte now under General Community Quarantine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2020

PRC installs more drumvatory handwashing stations in S. Leyte

MAASIN CITY, Apr. 30 (PIA) -- In efforts to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) - Southern Leyte Chapter continues to make innovative ways to promote handwashing in the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 1st, 2020

OFW from Spain not allowed entry in Maasin City

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) supposedly from Spain was not allowed entry in the city after he failed to present the proper documents from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) for returning OFWs. The OFW, who is from Maasin, reportedly travelled by land to the city after arriving in Manila […] The post OFW from Spain not allowed entry in Maasin City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2020