No COVID-19 deaths recorded in Eastern Visayas despite surge in cases, Año says

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Even though there is an increase in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Eastern Visayas, no death was recorded in the region, specifically in the province of Leyte, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said Thursday. “Totoo na...

Still bleak Christmas for typhoon victims

There is still no hope or comfort in the current gloomy situation for tens of thousands of homeless typhoon victims that devastated parts of Mindanao and Eastern Visayas region in 2013. Thousands of typhoons “Yolanda” and “Sendong” victims spent their Christmas season in one-room...

Kababayans experience Typhoon Yolanda’s wrath

by : Myrna Aquitania It is indeed unfortunate and sad to think that the once “vibrant” City of Tacloban which according to the 2010 Census had a population of 221,174 and was dubbed the “economic center in the Eastern Visayas region,” and one of the fastest growing cities in the...