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NORTHERN SAMAR TO USE CLUSTER APPROACH VS POVERTY

Local elected officials of Northern Samar vowed to strengthen the province’s cluster approach to improve the lives of poor families during their three-year fresh term. During his oath-taking recently, Governor Edwin Ongchuan said his second term as a local chief executive will focus on the cluster approach that has been proven to strengthen coordination and collaboration among […]

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N. SAMAR BUILDS 300 HOUSES FOR EX-REDS – ONGCHUAN

The government will build 300 houses for former rebels in Northern Samar within a 14.8-hectare lot donated by the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA) in Mondragon town. The provincial government announced it has an agreement with the National Housing Authority (NHA) to build houses for former fighters of the New People’s Army (NPA) who […]

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NORTHERN SAMAR TO HIRE DISPLACED GOV’T NURSES

The provincial government of Northern Samar will hire nurses in the province who will not be rehired under the Nurses Deployment Program of the Department of Health (DOH) this year. Northern Samar Governor Edwin Marino Ongchuan said this was the agreement during a meeting with the provincial health board after it reported that the DOH […]

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NORTHERN SAMAR HEIGHTENS COCKFIGHT BAN – ONGCHUAN

The provincial government of Northern Samar will further strengthen its enforcement of the ban on cockfighting following the death of a town police chief during a raid. Governor Edwin Ongchuan said the fight against illegal cockfighting will be relentless especially during this time of a health crisis to ensure public health and safety. “The provincial […]

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POWER RESTORATION IN EASTERN, NORTHERN SAMAR ALMOST COMPLETE — NEA

Electric cooperatives (ECs) in Eastern and Northern Samar have nearly completed the restoration of power to thousands of households in the provinces that experienced outages due to Typhoon ‘Ambo’ last month.  This was based on the report received by the National Electrification Administration (NEA) through the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department (DRRMD) as of […]