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Incoming DAR chief Rafael Mariano. (File photo)

Peasants welcome Ka Paeng as DAR chief, urge…

Thousands of farmers who remain landless almost three decades since the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) have welcomed incoming President Rodrigo Duterte’s choice of Rafael "Ka Paeng” Mariano as secretary of the…

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Pastrananhons from all walks of life joined the 'Ursa Pastrana' slate led by Dr. Alvin Opiniano as they presented their individual and group platforms to the people. (Photo by VBP)

Gathering of friends draws huge crowd in Pastrana

PASTRANA NEWS –– In a massive show of force not usually seen in this interior municipality, hundreds of people including farmers, young voters, women, senior citizens, young professionals, motorcycle transport operators, and former government employees…

Leading Philippine presidential aspirant Mayor Rodrigo Duterte of Davao City asks Ormocanos to trust him by trying his brand of leadership. (Photo by VBP)

Duterte in Ormoc: ‘Try Me!’

ORMOC NEWS –– Speaking in native Bisaya before thousands of people here who flocked to the Ormoc city plaza to hear him speak, presidential contender and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte dared voters in this…

Properly equipped KEITECH trainees perform actual electrical installation work at the Energy Development Corporation's technical school in Kananga, Leyte. (Photo by VBP)

Pastrana Mayor refuses 49 scholarships that would give…

KANANGA NEWS –– Pastrana councilmen and local community leaders here are aghast over a lost opportunity involving Energy Development Corporation scholarships intended for at least forty-nine underprivileged students from Pastrana amounting to P4.9 million. Pastrana…

An actor, model, athlete, and University of the Philippines graduate, now Ormoc mayoralty candidate Richard Gomez consults with barangay residents during a public meeting at Punta, Ormoc City. (Photo by VBP)

Gomez: Ormoc city should encourage new investments

ORMOC NEWS –– Speaking in fluent ‘bisaya’ before numerous residents of Barangay Punta in this city, mayoralty candidate Richard Gomez said that a lot more should be done for Ormoc to attract new investments. Gomez…