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‘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…

Human rights abuses in Northern Samar rising in post Trump-Duterte ASEAN talk

Human rights abuses in Northern Samar rising in post Trump-Duterte ASEAN talk

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – Human rights abuses are reported rising here after the just-concluded Asean Summit and talks between US President Donald Trump and President Rodrigo Duterte. Promised of more…

Northern Samar human rights worker strangled inside military camp 20th IB

Northern Samar human rights worker strangled inside military camp 20th IB

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – Sargie Macallan, human rights worker and chair of Katungod-Sinirangan Bisayas’ Catarman chapter was strangled Sunday, November 26, by a military officer inside the camp of the…

AFP over-stepping local government duties in militarizing Northern Samar; human rights groups raise alarm

AFP over-stepping local government duties in militarizing Northern Samar; human rights groups raise alarm

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – Government military units in Norther Samar have become “ruthless and directionless” over reports that soldiers are using as scare tactic the anti-drug campaign, Oplan Tokhang, to…