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CHEERS photo of the week

Photo above was taken during the National PESO Congress last October 22-24 at the KCC Convention Center in General Santos City, where the Provincial PESO Manager of Southern Leyte, Norman Victor M. Ordiz won the National Best PESO Award in the 3rd Class Province Category and Hall of Fame Award for winning for three consecutive years.

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Night life hero


Endangered Parrot Fish

How Balikbayans can really help us

Paul Shierholz remembered

Welcome Colonel Marcos

Why we remain poor


Is there hope four our country

We should learn from history

Evening Knights

Ziplining over the Agas-Agas bridge
by: Wowie Reyes

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No foul play in former mayor son's death

MANTAHAN, MAASIN CITY – Evan Perfecio Dator, the son of former Maasin Mayor Gerardo Dator, was exceptionally gifted and had a bright future ahead of him. He finished his accountancy course at the De La Salle University in three years, and was immediately recruited by the renowned accounting firm of Sycip Gorres Velayo...read more

Human remains found inside Tiger shark

TAGBILARAN, BOHOL - A group of fishermen claim they found human remains inside the belly of a 400 kg Tiger shark they caught in the Bohol Sea. According to reports the five fishermen caught the 12 feet long Human remains found inside Tiger shark Tiger shark off the coast of Bohol last November 5...read more

Aguelo KO’s Ray in ABF Tiltle Fight

Adones Aguelo Singwangcha made a short workout of his Indonesian foe Elly Ray knocking him out in the second round in 25 seconds to successfully defend his Asian Boxing Federation lightweight crown last night at the Maasin City Gym. Aguelo found the range as early as the first round targeting the soft tummy of the visiting opponent...read more

DPWH suspends all quarrying operations at Subang daku

SOGOD, SOUTHERN LEYTE - District Engineer Ma. Margarita Junia has suspended all mining operations at the Subang daku River in Sogod town effective November 5, 2014...read more

Provincial Lupons are Grand Slam Regional Champions

Three barangays in Southern Leyte have won the Regional Championships in the 2014 Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives competition (LTIA). The winners were barangay Tagnipa, Maasin City for the Component City Category, Barangay Biasong, Hinunangan for the 1st-3rd
Class Municipality Category, and Barangay Hingatungan, Silago for the 4th to 6th Class Municipality Category...read more

Governor hits critics pleads for support

MAASIN CITY – In what TV viewers claim was arguably his finest public performance, Governor RogerMercado, told a hastily organized press conference (which did not include SLT) that he was saddened by the criticisms he was getting from the very people he was trying to help...read more

SLT Columnist passes away

METRO MANILA - Former Senator and SLT Columnist, Dr. Juan Flavier met his maker around 4 pm last October 30, 2014. Flavier who wrote the column “Doctor to the Barrios” succumbed to multiple organ failure and sepsis brought about by pneumonia...read more

Help and assistance for the completion of Southern Leyte's Domestic Airport

Let's let our voice be heard together as one. Click on the link above and sign the petition for the upgrading of our own domestic airport.

"Remembering Yolanda"

Last year most Southern Leyteños had to endure life without electricity and long lines to get gasoline and food. It also marked the large migration of refugees to Southern Leyte from the severely affected towns of Northern Leyte.



71 Volunteer Firemen trained for city service

Seventy-one volunteer fire fighters from Barangay Asuncion, Tagnipa, Combado and Pasay were trained last October to man the Volunteer Fire Brigade of Maasin City. According to City Fire Marshal Kenith Casas the volunteers were taught the basic skills required in actual fire fighting operations. He said the number of fire firemen in the city had declined, while the population and number of buildings had increased, and they needed volunteer fire fighters badly. (Photo and caption by F01 RAUL INOCANDO Jr.)



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