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ABUYOG, LEYTE IS ASF-FREE – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) declared Abuyog, Leyte free from African swine fever (ASF), after the first case in the entire Visayas was detected in a barangay last January. Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the ASF-free declaration level 1 inside the campus of Abuyog Community College after no new ASF case has been reported in […]

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KANANGA, LEYTE ROAD GETS ASPHALT OVERLAY – VILLAR

Motorists are now experiencing smoother, faster, and safer travel along the newly-asphalted portion of Palo-Carigara-Ormoc (PCO) Road in the municipality of Kananga, Leyte. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said that the asphalt overlay project of 8.024-lane kilometers at the 4-lane PCO Road in Barangay Libungao was implemented by DPWH Leyte 4th District Engineering […]

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250 YOLANDA-AFFECTED FAMILIES IN LEYTE GET HOUSING

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the recent turnover of 250 free housing units in Tolosa, Leyte together with officials of the National Housing Authority and the local government beneficiary in an effort he called “a last step to closing the Yolanda chapter, so that lives could finally move on and families and communities rebuilt.” “We […]

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94 LEYTE FAMILIES GET FREE HOUSING – NOGRALES

“We need to ensure the safety of every Filipino family, that’s why the government has expended every effort to ensure the protection of our kababayans during this typhoon season when many families are vulnerable to weather disturbances.” This was the statement of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles during the 50th virtual turnover of 94 housing units […]

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NEW PUV TERMINAL TO RISE IN ALANGALANG, LEYTE – YU

A public transport terminal will soon rise in Alangalang, Leyte for nearly 700 public utility vehicles, the local government announced. The terminal will rise in Milagrosa village, 100 meters away from the national highway within an 800-square meter lot acquired by the local government from a private owner, Alangalang Mayor Lovell Anne Yu said. The […]

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5,000 ILOILO, SAMAR FAMILIES GET FREE HOUSES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led officials from the National Housing Authority (NHA) and the beneficiary LGUs in turning over additional free housing units in Concepcion, Iloilo and Basey, Samar last May 26, 2021 as part of a series of virtual turnovers for victims of Typhoon Yolanda. For Iloilo, 1,803 newly-built houses were given away while […]

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105TH MALASAKIT CENTER OPENS IN PALO, LEYTE – GO

Senator Bong Go praised the courage of the Visayan medical frontliners who volunteered to be deployed in Metro Manila during his speech at the launch of the country’s 105th Malasakit Center at the Schistosomiasis Control and Research Hospital in Palo, Leyte. “Maraming salamat sa mga Bisaya sa inyong pagmamalasakit at pagpapadala ng medical workers sa […]

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MODERN PUBLIC JEEPS LAUNCHED IN LEYTE – TECSON

Fifteen units of the Jeepko, Mahagnaw Transport Corp.’s state-of-the-art and highly modernized public utility vehicle, began full operations recently serving commuters between Tacloban City and the nearby town of Tanauan. The Jeepko, a Russian-made 22-seater Euro-4 compliant public utility van, was launched in March 2020 with six units operating during the height of lockdowns due […]

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LEYTE GETS 500 ADDITIONAL ‘YOLANDA’ HOUSING UNITS

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, together with officers of Task Force Yolanda and the National Housing Authority led the distribution of free housing units to beneficiaries in Sta. Fe, Leyte on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 and made a firm commitment that the Duterte administration will finish all Yolanda housing commitments by 2022. The turnover of the 500 […]

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LEYTE, SAMAR TOWNS TO PROCESS VCO – NOEL

Two virgin coconut oil (VCO) processing plants will be constructed in two towns in Eastern Visayas meant to provide higher income to coconut farmers. An Waray Partylist Rep. Florencio Noel said these facilities will rise in the towns of Jaro, Leyte, and Paranas, Samar. “The Philippine Coconut Authority has set aside P17 million funds for […]