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"Hinundayan town’s
pig project a success"

Photo above shows Congressman Damian Mercado and Mayor Evelyn Lee of of Hinundayan viewing the first harvest of the Southern Leyte Socio Economic Development project (SOLSED) a Market-led Integrated Agribusiness Networking (MIAN) program started by the congressman when he was still city mayor of Maasin. He said food self-sufficiency was essential so we won’t have to import basic commodities from other provinces.

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Ziplining over the Agas-Agas bridge
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Mystery of Limasawa

LIMASAWA ISLAND, SOUTHERN LEYTE –Provincial Tourism Officer Nedgar Garvez had announced that the 493rd anniversary celebration of the First Roman Catholic Mass in the Far East would be a purely religious affair. However he failed to mention there would be two separate religious rites that day; one for Roman Catholics and the other for Philippine Independent Church or Aglipayans...read more

It was so hot you could boil water outside

MAASIN CITY – The provincial capital experienced its hottest day of the year so far last April 2 as the weather bureaus recorded a temperature of 33.2 degrees Celsius with 61% humidity. According to Pagasa it was so hot, you could boil water or any fluid, on the pavement of the street outside your house...read more

Maasin City Firemen conduct fire drill

The Maasin City Fire Station, tested the newly organized response team of Prince Store in asimulated fire drill prepared by the Maasin City Fire Station Plans and Information Section. The Prince Store Response team was tested for its teamwork and creativity in handling emergency situations.This is part of the program of Maasin City Fire Station’s intensification campaign for fire safety, a program implemented by its City Fire Marshal Inspector Kenith Casas.(BY RAI)

DPWH to hire 536,523 local laborers

MANILA- More than half a million people will be employed in various infrastructure projects this 2014.The Department of Public Works and Highways estimated that 536,523 labor jobs will be created under the Community- Based Employment Program (CBEP)...read more  

Limasawa rites a religious affair

There will be no Guest Speaker at this year’s 493rd anniversary of the First Roman Catholic Mass on Limasawa Island. Provincial Tourism Officer Nedgar Garvez said they would focus on church and no other activities.Meaning people will go there for religious reasons and spiritual thoughts and not for the anniversary program...read more

DBM okays P942M for new policemen

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) reported the release of P942 million for the hiring of 3,000 more police officers for the Philippine National Police this year. This is in line with the Aquino administration’s bid to strengthen the PNP’s law enforcement capabilities...read more

   

Thought for the week

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.. - Buddha

 

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