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Our “Photo of the Week” is the National Statistics Office now Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in Maasin City. The NSO is providing timely information which decision makers can use in planning their programs for the province.

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Evening Knights

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Says crew & barge owner violated mining law

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Governor Roger Mercado of Southern Leyte has denied the kidnapping complaint filed against him by the crew and owner of a Cebu based quarrying company which he claimed were stealing huge quantities of sand & gravel from the Subang Daku tiver in violation of the country’s mining law...read more

Pagara retains IBF world title

The most applauded fight in the undercard of Pinoy Pride 28 “History in the Making” was the supporting event featuring undefeated Pagara versus tough Mexican opponent Raul Hirales. It was considered by many as an acid test for the 20-year old ALA Gym sensation and he was able to hurdle it with flying colors at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino, Cebu City...read more

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 Title 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

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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