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BONG GO SENDS AID TO EASTERN SAMAR RESIDENTS

Senator Bong Go’s Malasakit Team spearheaded an aid distribution event for indigent residents of San Policarpo, Eastern Samar. The initiative supported and provided the residents with various essential items and financial aid to help alleviate their living conditions and promote inclusive economic recovery. During the activity, organized in collaboration with Governor Ben Evardone, 1,000 residents […]

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KOICA TO ASSIST MORE EASTERN SAMAR PROJECTS

KOICA or Korea International Cooperation Agency continues to help Eastern Samar with the establishment of the new hospital in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, the Felipe Abrigo Memorial Hospital. KOICA Country Director Kim Eun Sub delivered the good news to Gov. Ben Evardone that a new project in Eastern Samar with Borongan City has emerged, the Philippine […]

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EVARDONE LEADS TUPAD PAYOUT IN EASTERN SAMAR

Governor Ben Evardone welcomed ACT-CIS Partylist Representative Erwin Tulfo for the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Payout in Eastern Samar recently. Also welcoming Tulfo in the province was House Minority Leader and 4Ps Partylist Representative Marcelino Libanan. Tulfo shared that with the request of  Evardone for funding to help Eastern Samar, he immediately […]

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EVARDONE BRINGS SERVICES TO UPLAND COMMUNITIES

Eastern Samar Governor Ben Evardone made history as the first governor to hike 6.9 kilometers just to deliver essential services to his constituents in remote areas. Evardone walked through the rugged mountains of Jipapad to reach Barangay Dorillo. A former rebel stronghold, Brgy. Dorillo has for decades never been visited by any governor or any […]

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DENR FORMS TASK FORCE TO SAVE HOMONHON ISLAND

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nonoy Libanan announced the launch of a multisectoral effort to save the historic Homonhon Island in Eastern Samar from further environmental degradation due to commercial nickel and chromite mining activities. “We are pleased to report that following a meeting that we initiated among stakeholders, Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga has […]

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FRESH FUNDING FOR E. SAMAR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

435 scholar graduates of the Bulig Para Studyante (BPE) program thanked Eastern Samar Governor Ben Evardone for providing them opportunities and assistance to earn a college degree. Evardone expressed his appreciation for the college graduates who participated in the Alumni Homecoming for BPE Scholars event stressing that the alumni homecoming is aimed to network job […]

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EASTERN SAMAR USES SPORTS TO FIGHT DRUG ABUSE

In unity and sportsmanship, the Eastern Samar Basketball and Volleyball League (ESBVL) Season 5 kicked off with a grand opening ceremony drawing participants and spectators from all 21 municipalities and 1 city of Eastern Samar at Borongan City Town Plaza, Eastern Samar. This event serves as the province’s dedication in advocating against substance abuse among […]

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EASTERN SAMAR PROMOTES DIVE TOURISM

Explore the underwater beauty of Eastern Samar by joining the upcoming Open Water Training that will be facilitated by Professional Associations of Diving Instruction (PADI) through Budgetmate Travel and Tours on May 8-12 in Borongan City, Eastern Samar. Governor Ben Evardone expressed his gratitude to Budgetmate for the initiative of opening Eastern Samar to the […]

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BONG GO LAUDS DOLORES SUPER HEALTH CENTER LAUNCH

Senator Bong Go has commended the local government of Dolores, Eastern Samar, led by Congresswoman Maria Fe Abunda, Governor Ben Evardone, Vice Governor Maricar Sison, Mayor Rodrigo “Onoy” Rivero, and Vice Mayor Shonny Niño Carpeso, among others, for the inauguration of a Super Health Center in Barangay 15. Rivero and Carpeso were personally present during […]

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REVIVAL OF EASTERN SAMAR HYDRO POWER PLANT LAUDED

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nonoy Libanan hailed the revival of the 1MW Amanjuray Hydropower Plant in Eastern Samar, saying it would help ease the province’s lingering electricity supply problem. “We are counting on the hydropower plant’s restoration to help provide relief to Eastern Samar residents that have long been reeling from recurring outages and […]