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Eastern Visayas storm death toll climbs to 46

Eastern Visayas storm death toll climbs to 46

By Sarwell Meniano TACLOBAN CITY — Death toll from Tropical Storm Urduja has climbed to 46 in Eastern Visayas region Wednesday morning while 49 are still missing, according to initial…

Beached whale rescued, herded back to sea in Palawan

Beached whale rescued, herded back to sea in Palawan

By Ruth Rodriguez  PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — A 15-foot whale was eventually pulled back into the sea Saturday afternoon after a team of environment, maritime, and coast guard authorities…

‘Urduja’ death toll climbs to 32 in Eastern Visayas

‘Urduja’ death toll climbs to 32 in Eastern Visayas

By Lizbeth Ann Abella TACLOBAN CITY — Death toll due to the onslaught of “Urduja” in Eastern Visayas climbed to 32 while 29 others remain missing, the Philippine National Police…

‘Urduja’ leaves at least 27 dead in Biliran

‘Urduja’ leaves at least 27 dead in Biliran

By Roel Amazona TACLOBAN CITY — Tropical Storm Urduja left at least 27 people while 24 others were reported missing due to landslides and flooding in several areas in Biliran…

‘Urduja’ changes path, threatens Aklan

‘Urduja’ changes path, threatens Aklan

By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA, 17Dec2017 — Tropical depression (TD) “Urduja” has slightly changed its course and is now heading towards Aklan, state weather agency Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical…

Urduja forces thousands to abandon homes; 3 fishermen missing

Urduja forces thousands to abandon homes; 3 fishermen missing

TACLOBAN CITY – Three fishermen from Eastern Samar province have been reported missing while thousands fled their homes as Tropical Storm Urduja continues to batter Eastern Visayas region Saturday. In…

Negros Oriental braces for Tropical Storm Urduja

Negros Oriental braces for Tropical Storm Urduja

DUMAGUETE CITY — The provincial government of Negros Oriental is ready in case Tropical Storm Urduja cuts across the province this weekend as it moves slowly from the Eastern Visayas…

Thousands displaced in E. Visayas by ‘Urduja’

Thousands displaced in E. Visayas by ‘Urduja’

By Roel Amazona TACLOBAN CITY — Thousands of families have been displaced by widespread flooding as tropical storm Urduja battered Eastern Visayas region in the past two days. The Regional…

Tacloban under state of calamity due to ‘Urduja’

Tacloban under state of calamity due to ‘Urduja’

By Roel Amazona TACLOBAN CITY — The city council here has placed the regional capital under state of calamity as Tropical Storm Urduja triggered widespread flooding this week. Vice-Mayor Jerry…

Martial Law extension, military’s free hand in persecuting the legal left

Martial Law extension, military’s free hand in persecuting the legal left

TACLOBAN CITY — Bayan Eastern Visayas condemns the strongest term the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao for the whole year of 2018. “It is alarming for the joint legislative…