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1st coronavirus cases in 2 Leyte LGUs came from Balik Probinsya program

May 28, 2020 - 2:24 PM

Baybay City and Tanuan town in Leyte each record their first coronavirus case, both returning residents under the national government's Balik Probinsya program

TESTS FOR REPATRIATES. Returning residents under the Balik Probinsya Program are swabbed upon arrival in Leyte on May 21, 2020. Photo from the Leyte provincial government Facebook page

Visayas State University cleared after bomb threat

Mar 28, 2019 - 10:58 PM

VSU President Edgardo Tulin urges students to remain vigilant following the 'security threat' that prompted the suspension of classes and office work in the university

SWEEPING EVERY CORNER. Bomb sniffing dogs check one of the dorms inside VSU Upper Campus on March 27, 2019. Contributed Photo

College student shot dead in Baybay City

Aug 28, 2018 - 2:20 PM

(UPDATED) Ronie Bercede Recilla was a computer science student at the Visayas State University

STUDENT KILLED. Visayas State University student Ronie Bercede Recilla is gunned down near a vulcanizing shop in Baybay City, Leyte. Photo courtesy of Jed Cortes/Amaranth

Retired prof runs against 2 'goliaths' for Baybay City mayoral seat

May 03, 2016 - 3:45 PM

Dr Tomas Fernandez Jr a veterinarian from Visayas State University enters the political fray in Baybay City against incumbent city mayor Carmen Loreto Cari and businesswoman Marilou Galenzoga Baligod

DOC TOM. The retired professor talks with people at Baybay City’s plaza before his caravan on May 2. Photo by Prince Darius Lina/Rappler.

Brown water, black sand

Sep 03, 2014 - 12:16 PM

This is the story of a Yolanda affected town s struggle to recover from the disaster as it fights black sand mining operation

Comelec orders recanvass of votes in Baybay City

Apr 24, 2014 - 7:53 PM

The poll body reaffirms its earlier decision that the city board of canvassers was illegally constituted

500 followers of losing Leyte mayoral bet detained

Jul 01, 2013 - 9:20 PM

Baybay City police asked the supporters of Marilou Galenzoga – rival of Mayor Carmen Cari – to board military trucks and brought them to different detention centers

'We may kill her if she were winnable'

May 09, 2013 - 12:36 AM

Baybay City Mayor Carmen Loreto Cari denied allegations of involvement in the assassination attempt of her political rival