DOH aims over 95 percent  MR, OPV vaccine coverage

DOH aims over 95 percent MR, OPV vaccine coverage

by: Rodrigo S. Victoria NAVAL, Biliran (PIA) – The Department of Health (DOH) aims achieve over 95% in Measles, Rubella (MR) and Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) coverage for its mass immunization campaign from September 1-30, 2014. The health department on Monday, September 1, launched the nationwide Measles-Rubella-Polio immunization campaign dubbed “Ligtas sa Tigdas, Magkaisa, Magpabakuna”. […]

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Torrential rains cause landslide and flooding in Biliran

Torrential rains cause landslide and flooding in Biliran

By BiliranIsland.com Staff BiliranIsland.com First Posted 09:52:00 09/02/2014 Last Updated 11:48:00 09/02/2014 Sept. 2, 2014 ALMERIA, BILIRAN: Classes in all levels are suspended today, September 2, 2014. NAVAL, BILIRAN: Grade school classes are suspended today, September 2, 2014. 7:26 am DPWH-BDEO has dispatched heavy equipment and men to the landslide area in Almeria. 6:56 am […]

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Two NSUans emerge on top; Castillon, Caparro rank 1st,9th

Two NSUans emerge on top; Castillon, Caparro rank 1st,9th

By Ralph Arvic T. Arcenal BiliranIsland.com First Posted 09:52:00 08/30/2014 Over the years Naval State University, formerly Naval Institute of Technology, has been dedicated enough in putting the institution’s name in the pedestal of globally competitive state universities. Thus, its accolades of national, regional and even local acknowledgment marked the NSU as a premiere university […]

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Ormoc PNP nabs 3, seizes shabu

Ormoc PNP nabs 3, seizes shabu

By Lalaine M. Jimenea (The Freeman) CEBU, Philippines- Sixteen sachets of shabu were confiscated from three men, all residents of Caibiran in Biliran province, at a police checkpoint in Barangay Concepcion in Ormoc city, at around 1 a.m. yesterday. The suspects were identified as Jubert Almen, Bernie Almen and Pablo Oledan, who were on their […]

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House committee approves bills declaring Davao, Nueva Ecija, Biliran mining-free

House committee approves bills declaring Davao, Nueva Ecija, Biliran mining-free

Business World Online THE HOUSE committee on natural resources has approved on first reading bills seeking to declare Davao, Nueva Ecija, and Biliran provinces as mining-free zones, despite the opposition of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB). The MGB said the measures would have a negative impact on the local economy. “The declaration of the […]

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Blackout in the entire Biliran Province

Blackout in the entire Biliran Province

BiliranIsland.com Staff BiliranIsland.com First Posted 20:44:00 08/27/2014 Update: Electricity returned to Biliran at 1:20 AM Aug. 28, 2014 At 7:45 PM August 27, 2014, the entire area coverage of Biliran Electric Cooperative (BILECO), Inc. experienced a power outage due to a sustained line fault in the Tunga Feeder. Restoration effort by the National Grid Corporation […]

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SAMBAWAN ISLAND: HIDDEN TREASURE NO MORE

SAMBAWAN ISLAND: HIDDEN TREASURE NO MORE

Leyte Samar Daily Express MARIPIPI, Biliran – This island town of more than 7,000 people could become among Eastern Visayas top tourist destinations. Maripipi, considered to be the farthest town in Biliran, is home to an island known as Sambawan that is dotted with white and powdery sand that is also rich with marine life […]

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