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Public figure Henry Ong of Leyte's Second District wants sustainable food for its growing population especially the poor. (Photo by VBP)

On to New Governance – Let us help…

Jaro, Leyte – There is a lot of discussion over why many people in our district cannot access sufficient nourishment. In places that we visit population growth is easily blamed as the culprit. We may…

Baybay City mayor Carmen Cari gives instructions as she inspects the newly renovated public market. A new market facility has also been completed to accommodate more products being sold at the market coming from different municipalities in Leyte. (Photo by LGU Baybay)

Moving forward with Baybay City

Baybay City News - After its calm recovery from the effects of super typhoon Yolanda, Baybay city is growing economically. ‘Our agriculture sector is stable, the measures we instituted to help our farmers like the…

Philippine News – Ormoc Fruit Market

Increase in prices of fruits noted in Ormoc

Philippine News, Ormoc City –– People here eat fruits as a delicious and rich source of healthy sustenance. But what if their market price has reached levels that ordinary people could no longer afford them?…

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A marker on a mass grave for more than 500 people at the Cathedral grounds in Palo, Leyte stand testament to the lack of a verifiable number as to how many people really perished as a largely unprepared central Philippines stood up against the strongest typhoon on earth. (Photo by JnGrey)

Tanauan News – A year after Yolanda: Negative…

TANAUAN NEWS – Survivors here working with a Rome based international humanitarian aid organization have noted the quiet resurgence of criminal activities like daytime theft and candid robberies a year after world efforts to save…

Asian Development Bank (ADB), an entity helping the government in its typhoon recovery efforts, has given up to $1 Billion in various forms of assistance. (Photo courtesy of ADB)

Eastern Visayas News – EV to achieve economic…

TACLOBAN NEWS -- The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) here is still optimistic that various development programs of the government will help accelerate economic recovery in Eastern Visayas. "The implementation of infrastructure, livelihood, housing, and…

The BIR regional office in Eastern Visayas before super typhoon Haiyan hit Leyte. (photo courtesy of PIA).

Maasin News – Local tax workers urged to…

MAASIN NEWS –– Regional Director Diosdado Mendoza of the Bureau of Internal Revenue here has urged tax collection workers of the bureau’s Maasin City office to exert more effort to improve its collection even as…