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Backward but happy

Barangay City Hall Stood Still


Absentee Legislators

Female Viagra anyone?

Private firms are more efficient

Crucial primary school years

Let’s abolish Human Rights Commission

Abrasive Secretary

Justice delayed is justice denied

God is everywhere!

Do we have a water shortage?

Law banning children from riding motorcycles is needed

Tan-Mercado alliance in 2016?

Prosecutors should give heinous crimes priority


Two kids injured in motorcycle collision

NFA officer robbed

Tuba gatherer stabs friend

Two Bilibol copra driers incinerated

Ten wheeler truck runs over child in Sogod


Maasin Charter Day and Fiesta Celebration

Remembering Maasin’s Pioneers

Happy Golden Anniversary Norma and Tuding Silo


Processed foods are deadly


Ziplining over the Agas-Agas bridge
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District Engineer Ma. Margarita Junia DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson

23 DPWH-SLED employees suspected of drug use

MAASIN CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways District Engineer is seeking the advice of Secretary Rogelio Singson on what actions they can take against the 23 employees that were suspected of illegal drugs use. In a letter to Singson dated August 19, District Engineer Ma. Margarita Junia asked the Secretary...read more

Maasin City is 4th least competitive city

SOUTHERN LEYTE – Maasin is now only three ranks away from being the least competitive city in the Philippines. According to the latest “Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index” Maasin now ranks 139th in the annual ranking of the country’s cities conducted by the National Competitiveness Council...read more

DOE seals pumps of 2 gas stations

MAASIN CITY - The premium and unleaded gasoline pumps of two gasoline stations here were temporarily sealed by the Department of Trade and Industry because they were reportedly over charging customers through their gas registers...read more

Limasawa wins DILG Good Governance Award

LIMASAWA- This town is one of the seven towns in Eastern Visayas that will be awarded by the Department of Interior and Local Government with the 2014 Seal of Good Local Governance. The island municipality of Limasawa is among the most progressive in the province...read more

Busted water pipe caused water shortage

MAASIN CITY – It was a broken water pipe which caused the recent water shortage in several barangays of the city according to Maasin Water District Manager Nestor Geraldo. He said they have installed a temporary water pump so they can provide these areas with enough water...read more

American Best- selling author lives in Libagon

SOUTHERN LEYTE - Did you know that the novelist Clayton Lee Hamlin, one of the world’s best writers today, lives with his Filipina wife Grace Ranque in Libagon town, Southern Leyte? In an exclusive interview with Grace Hamlin she said she was introduced to the writer by her friend while she was studying Medical Tech...read more

All LPG outlets here will be inspected

The Department of Energy Visayas Field Office will spearhead the inspection and monitoring of oil industry establishments in the provinces of Southern and Northern Leyte. DOE Director Antonio Labios said their main objective is to ensure compliance...read more

Fire guts Roble ship

ORMOC CITY, LEYTE- A passenger boat with 600 passengers was gutted by a fire here at the Ormoc Seaport last week. Although there were no reported deaths, it took firemen nearly 7 hours to put out the blazing inferno. The ill fated vessel M/V Wonderful Star was the flag ship of the Roble Shipping Company...read more

Mayor closes store selling cigarettes

TAGNIPA, MAASIN CITY - The G.I. store here was reportedly closed by city hall authorities led by City Mayor Maloney Samaco last August 12 at 10 a.m. for selling cigarettes. According to city hall sources the storebowner had already been warned several times to stop selling cigarettes...read more







S.L. is PHL’s Greenest province

The Southern Leyte Times congratulates Governor Roger Mercado for his annual massive tree planting campaign which has made the province the greenest in the country.


Miss Earth Sogod, Southern Leyte 2015 Eco Video - Miss Earth Foundation inc.








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