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Retrieval of ballot boxes from Biliran started
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 14:41

TweetBy BiliranIsland.com Staff
BiliranIsland.com
First Posted 12:37:00 10/06/2010

The retrieval of ballot boxes from Biliran has started. Ordered by the Comelec and HRET, 26 of such boxes retrieved from Kawayan so far.

DOT 8 facilitates Eastern Visayas Regional Tourism Council election
Monday, October 4, 2010 - 06:41

TweetTacloban City – Department of Tourism Region 8 Director Karina Rosa Tiopes is enthusiastically informed that successful conduct of election of officers of the Eastern Visayas Regional Tourism Council.

Aspects of Biliran History and Culture
Monday, October 4, 2010 - 06:41

Tweetby Prof. Rolando Borrinaga
BiliranIsland.com
First Posted 10:11:00 10/03/2010

Winners of the Bagasumbul Festival contest
Monday, October 4, 2010 - 06:41

TweetBy: Biliranisland.com Staff
Photos by Cherry Ann Mocorro Parilla and Yhongs
BiliranIsland.com
First Posted 18:16:00 10/02/2010

Barangay, SK candidates start filing COCs on October 1
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 07:10

Tweet Tacloban City – The filing of certificates of candidacy for the October 25 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections starts on Friday, October 1, 2010 as scheduled in the Comelec calendar of activities for the October 25 elections.

Biliran governor pushes infrastructure projects
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 07:20

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USJ-R defends student ‘tied’ to post-Bar blast
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 11:59

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Updated September 29, 2010

5 schools vie in Banda Hudyaka contest
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 02:19

TweetBy: Biliranisland.com Staff
Photos by Kenskie
BiliranIsland.com
First Posted 17:10:00 09/28/2010

5 schools bands competed in the Banda Hudyaka contest this morning, Sept. 28. The winners are..

AGAK – Biliran holds first 5km Bagasumbul Fun Run
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 02:19

TweetBy: Biliranisland.com Staff
Photos by Kenskie
BiliranIsland.com
First Posted 06:20:00 09/28/2010

Watchtower turned over, boosts sanctuary
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 02:24

By JANI ARNAIZ

MACROHON, Southern Leyte – The fish sanctuary here in this sleepy town got the needed boost with the turnover of a P1.1 million multipurpose watchtower donated by a German government funded agency, German Technical Cooperation (GTZ).

The edifice would serve as a guardhouse for encroachers in the 25 hectares ...

SAG extraction blamed for millions in agri and taxes losses
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 02:24

By JANI ARNAIZ

HILONGOS, Leyte – The local executive of this port town has blamed the excessive sand and gravel quarrying to the more than P200 million in losses in taxes and agricultural productions.

Mayor Joy Roble said that at least P48 million was lost to non-payment or under payment of taxes ...

Application for OWWA scholarship programs until Sept. 30
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 02:24

By Bong Pedalino

Maasin City (26 September) -- Two scholarship programs for college education are now being offered by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) for qualified dependents of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), in particular children not more than twenty-one (21) years old.

Copies of application forms and other pertinent information can ...

New RPOC chair to appeals media to help promote peace and order
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 02:24

By Rodrigo S. Victoria

Tacloban City  -- The newly elected chairman of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) in Eastern Visayas made a strong appeal to members of the media in the region to help him promote peace and order.

Leyte Governor Carlos Jericho Petilla, the new RPOC 8 Chair made ...

Comelec deputizes PIA for barangay, SK elections
Monday, September 27, 2010 - 22:01

Tacloban City -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec), through Resolution No. 9032 promulgated on September 21, called for the deputation of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in connection with the October 25 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.

As such deputy, the Philippine Information Agency shall assist the Commission in its ...

Gun ban for barangay, SK elections begins
Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 18:42

Tacloban City (September 25) -- Comelec Region 8 Director Nick Mendros informed that the Comelec gun ban in connection with the Barangay and SK elections started at 12 midnight of September 25.

Meanwhile, Police Region 8 PSSUPT Edgar O Basbas who represented Director Revilla in the Regional Peace and Order Council ...

first suman festival highlights 150th pueblo day celebration of Naval town
Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 18:42

Tweetby: Flor Jackson
Naval, Biliran (September 26) – The first ever Suman Festival in the municipality of Naval in Biliran province highlights its celebration of the 150thPueblo Day today.

Naval town turns 150 years old today
Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 18:42

Tweetby: Flor Jackson
Naval, Biliran (September 26) – Today is a special day for all Navalenos as the municipality of Naval in the province of Biliran celebrates its 150th Pueblo Day today, Sunday, September 26.

Gun ban for barangay, sk elections starts Sept 25
Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 18:42

TweetTacloban City (September 25) – Comelec Region 8 Director Nick Mendros informed that the Comelec gun ban in connection with the Barangay and SK elections started at 12 midnight of September 25.

All ballot boxes in Biliran now sealed
Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 18:42

TweetBy: Biliranisland.com Staff
Photos by Kenskie
BiliranIsland.com
First Posted 23:00:00 09/24/2010

Small community, big heroes
Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 19:20

MUSING MAASIN
By Ronald O. Reyes

Few years back, Bro. Bong Pedalino of the Couples for Christ (CFC)-Maasin city chapter shared to me this story:

About two thousand years ago, Saint John made the statement, “If someone who has worldly means sees a brother in need and refuses him compassion, how can the ...

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