Catbalogan Samar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Catbalogan Samar


Catbalogan City mayor, vice mayor suspended for 6 months

Jan 04, 2019 - 9:38 AM

The DILG finally implements the Office of the Ombudsman's 6-month suspension order against 9 Catbalogan City officials and 3 employees

CATBALOGAN CITY MAYOR. Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan and several other city officials and employees have been placed under preventive suspension over an alleged overpriced property purchase. Photo from the Facebook page of Stephany Uy-Tan

Typhoon victims file graft complaint vs Samar mayor

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:33 PM

The complainants ask where the remaining P2 million has gone

TYPHOON RUBY. A man walks through the remains of a house in the aftermath of Typhoon Ruby in Dolores, Eastern Samar in December 2014. Photo by Rappler

Korean wind tower to rise in Catbalogan

Aug 05, 2015 - 8:15 AM

The proposed wind tower according to ODIN Energy is about 11 story building with a minimum ground floor area of 113 square meters

SOON TO RISE. The proposed wind tower is seen to generate four times more energy compared to the traditional ones. Illustration by Raffy de Guzman

Typhoon Ruby batters Catbalogan's sea wall, sets residents back

Dec 09, 2014 - 12:07 AM

How has tropical storm Ruby affected the residents of Catbalogan s coastal area? Watch this report

Coastal residents evacuated in Catbalogan

Jul 15, 2014 - 5:27 PM

Some 20 coastal barangays in Catbalogan City have already been forced to move to safer grounds

FORCED EVACUATION. Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan (in green) convinces residents to leave their homes. All photos from Catbalogan Mayor's office.

Mental health, infections main concerns in Tacloban City

Nov 13, 2013 - 5:16 PM

Government and volunteer doctors have started getting reports of diarrhea cases too