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EV child labor committee discusses protection for child laborers

ORMOC CITY — The member-agencies of the Eastern Visayas Regional Child Labor Committee (EVRCLC) discussed in a meeting on October 6, Friday some issues and concerns for the welfare of child laborers in the region. The last activity of EVRCLC was in 2012 which was the drafting of a memorandum of agreement for the intensified, sustained, and unified […]

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PHIVOLCS warns Eastern Visayas on “The Big One”

TACLOBAN CITY — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) is alarmed for the possible happening of a quake or movement of the Philippine trench in Region 8. The movement is viewed to cause a tsunami in the provinces facing the Pacific Ocean such as Leyte, Southern Leyte, and Eastern Samar. According to PHIVOLCS Director […]

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Eastern Visayas needs P430-B investment in the next 5 years

TACLOBAN CITY — Eastern Visayas region needs at least P43o Billion investments for priority activities under the draft 2017-2022 Regional Development Investment PRogram (RDIP). The funding initially listed by officials from the government and private sector is still waiting for the approval by the Regional Development Council (RDC) in its third quarter meeting this September 29. […]

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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 […]