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Eastern Visayas Villages, 30% drug-free

Tacloban City — On Wednesday, August 2, the Philippine National Police (PNP) regional office reported that about 30% of 4,390 villages in Eastern Visayas are now drug-free. PNP Regional Director Elmer Beltejar said that eliminating drugs has been their priority, following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order. “During my incumbency, Eastern Visayas has been peaceful. Village officials and even […]

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DENR 8 initiates efforts to protect Lake Danao Natural Park

Steps are being initiated to protect the delicate and uncommon ecosystem of the Lake Danao Natural Park in Ormoc City. The lake is one of the seven protected areas in the Region, declared under the National Integrated Protected Area System (NIPAS) Act of 1992. The action of the region’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) […]

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MacArthur Park to be lighted up in the 50th ASEAN Anniversary

Palo, Leyte — The historic MacArthur Landing Memorial Park, tagged as one of the 50 significant sites in the country, will be lighted up for the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) 50th anniversary. The activity will be one of the highlights of the 50th ASEAN anniversary, where the Philippines is the host this year. Palo […]

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DOH 8 to stop HIV dissemination in the region

TACLOBAN CITY  — The Department of Health in Region VIII is doing everything to stop the dissemination of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Eastern Visayas. The Chief of the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of DOH-8, Boyd Cerro said that there are 25 recent cases of HIV that are listed in the region. Tacloban City […]

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Leni Robredo visits Leyte earthquake victims

Kananga, Leyte — Vice President Leni Robredo seeks for a wider role for local government units in the construction of housing projects for the victims of the 6.5 magnitude quake in the Province of Leyte. During her visit last Friday, she suggested giving funds to the local government units (LGUs) to fast-track housing projects. Being delegated […]

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State Universities and Colleges to offer free tuition starting 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte signed the free tuition law which covers 112 state universities and colleges last Thursday night, August 3, 2017. The approval of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act was unexpected to think that the President’s economic managers have vocally opposed the bill because of an insufficient fund to sustain it. On Friday, […]

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How to Change the Language on your Computer

Having a hard time understanding the language of your computer? Worry no more! Here are some easy steps on how to change the language on your computer. Follow the steps below. First Step Right click on the windows ‘START’ button and choose ‘Control Panel’. Step Two After choosing Control Panel, a form will pop up. […]

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Parking along Leyte highways, prohibited

Leyte — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte First Engineering District Office has prohibited parking along the national highways in the first district of Leyte. According to First District Engineer Johnny M. Acosta, he has three personnel deputized by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Eastern Visayas to administer the parking ban. He also […]

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Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Romualdez Strengthens Drainage Projects

Tacloban City — The City Government of Tacloban has taken the essential steps to reduce the flooding problems in the city. Part of this is the strengthening of the city’s drainage projects. Apart from the projects that line the city hall complex, inter-barangay roads, paved walkways toward the bus terminal, drainage improvements and constructions have been created. […]

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Adobe Illustrator 5 Basic Tools for Newbies

Adobe Illustrator 5 Basic Tools for Newbies Learning a new software can be so hard if you don’t know which tool you must use for a certain action. New software applications nowadays have lots of tools for different functionalities. However, it doesn’t matter how many tools the software have; as long as you know how […]