PIA Updates

Latest news and updates from Eastern Visayas.

Announcement: Call for Applications to the 14th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Feb. 13 - The University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) and Katig Writers Network Inc., in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), invite applicants to the 14th Lamiraw Creative Writing… Read More

NHCP presents final restoration plan of Southern Leyte Provincial Library

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Feb. 21 (PIA) -- The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) met with different stakeholder-partners for the finalization of the plan on the restoration of the Southern Leyte Provincial Library. The… Read More

CSC Search for Outstanding Goverment Workers on

GOVERNMENT CENTER, Palo, Leyte, Feb 21(PIA) - The Civil Service Commission (CSC) in Eastern Visayas urges the public to nominate public servants in the government who exemplify the highest standards of excellence to the 2017 Search for… Read More

Philhealth EVisayas announces two new health packages

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Feb 21 (PIA) –State-run  Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) in Eastern Visayas is announcing the extension of its coverage to drug users in the region who seek to withdraw from drug addiction and… Read More

PNP-Maasin City observes 21st Child Sexual Abuse and Awareness Week

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Feb 21 (PIA) -- In observance of the 21st Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Week every 2nd week of of February, the Philippine National Police – Maasin City Police Station conducted a lecture and film showing to selected… Read More

Samar Sea still a rich fishing ground, if managed properly, says fishery expert

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, Feb 20 (PIA)—As Samar desperately calls for its people to save the blue swimming crabs, the province is also calling to save Samar Sea from destructive fishing. In an appeal over Aksyon Radyo DYMS, John Meniano,… Read More

Almost a thousand Basaynons receive cash benefits for Typhoon Yolanda

BASEY, Samar, Feb 20 (PIA)—Almost a thousand Basaynons will receive cash from the office of the Civil Defense (OCD) as financial assistance for the dead and the injured in the height of Typhoon Yolanda a few years ago.   In a… Read More