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ROAD HAZZARD: This protruding structure along the Maasin City national highway in Barangay Combado is both dangerous and an eyesore. Your kind attention please PNP, LTO and DPWH. Thank you in advance.

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City’s Founder has quit politics

The Maasin City’s Charter Day will be celebrated three weeks from now and there are already several activities lined up and guests of honor are among those included in the plan. Congressman Aniceto G. Saludo stands out since he was the solon who sponsored the bill transforing the town into a city...read more

New IPHO needs phone lines, equipment & proper drainage

DONGON, MAASIN CITY - The Southern Leyte Provincial hospital in Barangay Dongon is a 15 minute drive from the Maasin poblacion. Its general structure is modern, spacious and for now a work in progress. There were reports that the hospital gets flooded during heavy rains thus this reporter and SLT publisher visited the facility to get first hand information...read more

Albert Pagara to train in the United States

International Boxing Federation intercontinental superbantamweight champion Prince Albert Pagara will depart for the United States to train intensively for his title defense. The undefeated ALA fighter is scheduled to leave on July 15. This is in preparation for his mandatory defense against Mexican Jesus "Chito" Rios on August 7 at the World Trade Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates...read more

Old plaza is being renovated

MAASIN CITY - The old public plaza that was inevitably subjected to battering storms and typhoons for decades is undergoing a distinct change that will cost the city government an estimated PHP9 million. Mayor Maloney Samaco said that the old plaza’s grasses will be replaced with tiles, including its promenades...read more

Rodelia is now free

Iranian court acquits Maasinhon of drug smuggling

MAASIN CITY - Rodelia Palima has returned to the Philippines a free woman after she was found “not guilty” of drug smuggling by the Iranian court last July 2014. According to reports James Morata who was a former councilor of Bato and Makati City appealed to Vice President Jejomar Binay to help Rodelia who was facing the possibility of being hanged for allegedly being a drug mule...read more

COMELEC might charge Libagon Mayor Ranque

MANILA - The Commission on Elections is set to file charges against 36-candidates who they claim have overspent in the 2010 and 2013 elections. According to Republic Act 7166, candidates who belong to a political party are only allowed to spend P3 per registered voter while independent candidates are allowed to spend P5 per voter...read more

Experts rally to boost abaca industry

LOS BAŇOS - The government is stepping up efforts to develop a high-yielding, disease-resistant abaca variety to boost the crop’s commercial production. The research is being spearheaded by the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development...read more

PCSO director pledges ambulances for Southern Leyte

Southern Leyte (PIA) -- A top ranking official of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has pledged to deliver eleven ambulance vehicles, including a sea-faring one, for use by the local government units of this province...read more

Karina Dizon is Miss Southern Leyte 2015

The Miss Southern Leyte beauty pageant is the highlight of the province’s Anniversary celebration. This year’s winner was Miss Maasin’s Karina Dizon who was also chosen for Best in Swimsuit and Evening Gown...read more

Ormoc ferry disaster

ORMOC CITY – A overloaded motorized passenger boat here with around 173 passengers and 16 crewmen capsized just 200 yards from the city’s busy port at 12:30 p.m. last Thursday. According to Philippine Coast Guard spokesman Armand Balilo, the double-decked vessel had just left port when it was hit by strong waves which tilted it to its right side...read more

Team Cebu City wins in So. Leyte Anniversary Boxing

MAASIN CITY - The boxers from Team Cebu City showed great strength and determination in winning as overall champion of the boxing tournament in the 55th Founding Anniversary of the Province of Southern Leyte at the Maasin City Bus Terminal...read more

Is Mian joining LP?

ILOILO CITY - Congressman Damian Mercado appears determined to join the ruling Liberal Party. According to Jason Calva, his chief of staff at the congressional district office, Mercado was among the selected guests of his Excellency President Benigno Aquino during the Vin de Honour Ceremony held in Iloilo City during Independence Day last June 12...read more

Airport and Seaport behind schedule

MAASIN CITY - We visited barangay Can-iwan and Panan-awan recently to see how the two projects were progressing and from what we saw both projects were way behind schedule. Governor Roger Mercado in his press conference last June 2 said the airport should be operational this December...read more







Strong Quake rocks parts of Southern Leyte

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook Surigao City and parts of Southern Leyte Friday afternoon. According to the Philippine Institute Of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) the quake’s epicenter was located 41 kilometers northeast of Burgos town in Surigao del Norte. The quake was recorded at Intensity 5 in Surigao City, Siargao and Agusan del Norte, at Intensity 4 in Dinagat Island and at Intensity 3 in San Juan, Southern Leyte and Tacloban and Palo, Leyte. No damage has been reported and no Tsunami warnings were raised in these areas.


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