Easter Samar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Easter Samar


LOOK: PH, US soldiers build classrooms in Guiuan

May 02, 2017 - 1:28 PM

The school building which doubles as an evacuation center is among the community infrastructure projects being undertaken by Philippine and US soldiers in line with the 33rd Balikatan

Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio

Empty streets, stores in Borongan, E. Samar ahead of Ruby

Dec 06, 2014 - 6:37 PM

People in Borongan flock to churches and scramble to buy food ahead of Typhoon Ruby s Hagupit expected landfall in Eastern Samar Saturday evening

6 more ex-congressmen face PDAF scam complaints

Oct 24, 2014 - 10:28 AM

The former lawmakers are from Luzon to Mindanao indicating the scale of corruption allegedly masterminded by Janet Lim Napoles who faces another pork scam complaint with ex DA chief Arthur Yap

Australia to give $8.9M in additional aid for Haiyan recovery

Mar 26, 2014 - 4:35 PM

The Australian Ambassador announced additional funding for disaster relief and rehabilitation

MISSION. After disembarking from the RAAF C-130J Hercules, Australian Official, Navy Warrant Officer Chuck Connors of the Australian Embassy(right), welcomes the civilian AusMAT on their arrival at Mactan-Cebu. (Photo: CPL Glen McCarthy ©Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defence)

US donor focusing on Guiuan for Yolanda rehabilitation

Feb 02, 2014 - 7:55 PM

Give2Asia has raised 1 5 million for long term recovery efforts through corporate contributions and crowdfunding campaigns for Yolanda victims

DEVASTATION. A Filipino father walks with his children in front of makeshift homes in the Yolanda-devastated village of Pagnamitan, Island of Calicuan, Guiuan, Eastern Samar. Photo from EPA/ Dennis Sabangan