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‘Yolanda’ survivors narrate experiences during story-sharing event

3rd year commemoration VICKY C. ARNAIZ PALO, Leyte- Trinidad Barbosa could still poignantly recall the harrowing experience that she and her family went through when supertyphoon ‘Yolanda’ ripped through the region in 2013. Barbosa was rendered widow...

Residents await tolls of Balangiga Bells

After 116 years of waiting By: VICKY C. ARNAIZ BALANGIGA, Eastern Samar- ­­­President Rodrigo Duterte revived the century-old fight for the return of the historic Balangiga Bells seized by the United States (US) during the Philippine-...

Journalist-turned entrepreneur making waves in the ‘banig’ industry, products going global

IN 2008, multimedia journalist Ricky Bautista wrote some thorough articles on local native products in his town in Basey, Samar through blogging and in papers. Viewers and followers then started asking help on how to...

I am a VAW survivor; I am healed

CATBALOGAN CITY-Oftentimes we fear what we do not know and what is yet to come. Fear consumes us that in the end, we are left with poor choices. For Remy, it was also fear that...

Albuera officials, residents struggle to shake off bad image

From being mecca of illegal drugs   ALBUERA, Leyte- For months, this sleepy but quaint town hogged the news headline. But not for good reason, as wryly admitted by its residents and local officials. Albuera, with...

Thai princess in the city

TACLOBAN CITY- A real princess stepped inside a “reel” palace in the city for an hour and expressed her “amazement” on how the place remained well-maintained. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, whose family is...

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