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BILIRAN LGU GIVES ASSISTANCE TO 20,000 RESIDENTS

More than 20,000 residents of Biliran province received assistance from the provincial government. Biliran Governor Gerard Espina said that for the past five months, 17,393 got free medicines, 330 received medical financial aid and 97 are recipients of burial assistance. The provincial government also gave away wheelchairs, assistance to individuals in crisis situations, financial aid […]

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BILIRAN GRADUATES TO GET P3K JOB-HUNT CASH AID

The Biliran provincial government will grant P3,000 cash to each of the poor fresh graduates of the Biliran Province State University (BiPSU) to finance their job-hunting expenses. Governor Gerard Roger Espina announced that some 1,400 BiPSU graduates will avail of the cash assistance up for release. “This will be used by our graduates in looking […]

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BILIRAN PROVINCIAL GOV’T OPENS SATELLITE OFFICES

Biliran’s provincial government is setting up satellite offices in all its eight towns to bring local government services closer to residents and even virtually talk to the governor. Biliran Governor Gerard Espina said satellite offices have been opened in two towns. The target is to open offices in six other towns within the third quarter. […]

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LAW CREATING BILIRAN MUSEUM, CULTURAL CENTER OK’D

The passage of a law establishing the Biliran Cultural Center and Museum will help promote the cultural heritage of the country’s fourth-smallest province, a solon said. Biliran Lone District Representative Gerardo Espina, Jr. said the House bill for Biliran Cultural Center and Museum has been approved and enacted into law known as Republic Act 11772 […]

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DPWH COMPLETES 2 BRIDGES IN BILIRAN – MERCADO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has substantially completed the widening of Busali and Moog Bridges in Barangay Busali, Biliran, Biliran with the use of an allocated budget amounting to P20.5 million and P30.6 million, respectively. In his report to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado and Senior Undersecretary Rafael Yabut, DPWH Region 8 Director […]

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TF YOLANDA GIVES FREE HOUSES IN SAMAR, BILIRAN

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, in coordination with the National Housing Authority and local government officials, led the turnover of titled houses and lots to family beneficiaries in  Guiuan, Eastern Samar last November 8, 2021, as part of the 8th year remembrance since Typhoon Yolanda ravaged the Visayas. “As we commemorate eight years since Typhoon Yolanda, […]

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NAVAL, BILIRAN LAUNCHES E-KONSULTA – ESPINA

The local government unit of Naval in Biliran province launched its online consultation program providing free services to residents in the comfort of their homes as a way to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Launched in Higatangan Island where two villages are located, the e-Konsulta program is being led by the […]

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1,152 ‘YOLANDA’ HOUSES DISTRIBUTED IN BILIRAN

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, in coordination with the National Housing Authority and local government officials turned over a total of 1,152 permanent housing units to qualified beneficiaries in Naval, Biliran last September 24, 2021, as part of the housing commitment of Task Force Yolanda which Nograles heads. The free housing distribution was done through a […]

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VAXXED RESIDENTS OF NAVAL GET FREE E-TRIKE RIDES

The municipality of Naval, Biliran has started offering free rides to vaccinated residents to encourage more people to get COVID-19 jabs. Mayor Gerard Espina said they started offering the free rides on Sept. 1 to passengers who already received either double or single doses of any vaccine brand. The program is for passengers of G-Shuttle, […]

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ALMERIA, BILIRAN TOURISM SITES CLOSE FOR 1 MONTH

All tourism sites and facilities in Almeria, Biliran will be closed for a month due to new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. In Executive Order No. 15, Series of 2021 signed by Almeria Mayor Richard Jaguros, the closure takes effect from April 26 to May 26, 2021. “All tourism sites who have acquired license to […]