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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 […]

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SAMBAWAN ISLAND REOPENS TO TOURISTS – CAINGCOY

The reopening of the famous Sambawan Island to tourists will revitalize the local economy disrupted by the current health crisis, the local government of Maripipi in Biliran said.  Mayor Joseph Caingcoy said their desire to help local businesses compelled them to reopen the uninhabited island to visitors from the Eastern Visayas region starting April 24.  […]

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NAVAL GIVES 25% DISCOUNT FOR TRICYCLE FRANCHISE

The municipality of Naval in Biliran province will provide a 25 percent discount for the franchise registration and renewal of utility motorized tricycles this year. Mayor Gerard Roger Espina said this was agreed upon during the regular session of the local council as assistance to the transport sector badly affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 […]

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NAVAL, BILIRAN RESIDENTS GET FREE FACE SHIELDS

The municipal government of Naval, Biliran led by Mayor Gerard Espina Jr. distributed free face shields to residents as additional protection against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Espina said they have started the distribution in the villages of Villa Caneja and Cabungaan and assured that all families from its 26 villages will receive face shields. “Since […]