PCG to establish regional training center in Eastern Samar

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Following a productive courtesy visit by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Eastern Samar led by CG Commander Johansan Fabilane to Governor Ben Evardone on October 26, 2021, the PCG will establish a Regional Training Center in Eastern Samar. CG Commander Fabilane submitted the PCG’s plan to build a regional training center in the province… Continue reading PCG to establish regional training center in Eastern Samar

3 NPA militants surrender, hand over firearms to Eastern Samar police

Three New People’s Army (NPA) insurgents have surrendered to police officers in Dolores, Eastern Samar, more than a month after an intense firefight in the town that killed 19 of them. Lt. Col. Joy Leanza, company commander of the 1st Eastern Samar police mobile force company, said the rebels known as “Omel,” “Dondon,” and “Posong” arrived… Continue reading 3 NPA militants surrender, hand over firearms to Eastern Samar police

DSWD provides P5.8M in monetary assistance to households affected by COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern Samar

According to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), at least P5.8 million in monetary assistance has been delivered to low income families in Eastern Samar who have been displaced by the current health crisis. During the distribution, which took place from September 17 to 20, 2021, each of the 1,960 families received PHP3,000… Continue reading DSWD provides P5.8M in monetary assistance to households affected by COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern Samar

Army provides dignified wake for 2 NPA insurgents abandoned by their compatriots during a clash

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The military and local government in San Isidro, Northern Samar, gave two unnamed killed insurgents of the New People’s Army (NPA) a proper wake days after their colleagues deserted them in a confrontation with government forces. The bodies of the two unnamed rebels have been on display in front of San Isidro town hall for… Continue reading Army provides dignified wake for 2 NPA insurgents abandoned by their compatriots during a clash

8ID neutralized 19 CNTs, seized firearms in Eastern Samar

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Troops from the 8th Infantry “Stormtrooper” Division on Monday (August 16, 2021) collided  with CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNT) in Dolores, Eastern Samar, resulting in the death of 19 enemy personalities and the confiscation of high and low powered guns. The forces from the 801st Brigade, 52nd Infantry Battalion confronted approximately 70 CNTs, resulting in a day-long… Continue reading 8ID neutralized 19 CNTs, seized firearms in Eastern Samar