St. Menard Statue Unveiled in Leyte on 4th Anniversary of ‘Yolanda’ Landfall

A 12-foot statue of  Saint Menard, patron saint against storm and other natural calamities, was unveiled on Wednesday afternoon in Tanauan, Leyte, coinciding with the fourth anniversary of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (internationally known as Haiyan). Chief Supt. Gilberto Cruz, chief of the Eastern Visayas Police Regional Office, said that Vice Governor Carlo Loreto raised the idea of putting up […]
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  • November 8, 2017
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VG Loreto Sees Better Police, Community Relations in Eastern Visayas

THE Leyte Provincial Government is optimistic of better relationships between the community and the police with the appointment of a new regional chief for Eastern Visayas. Leyte Vice Governor Carlo Loreto said Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Director Gilberto Cruz will give emphasis on linking with the community, given the latter’s previous assignment as head […]
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  • September 4, 2017
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Leyte Provincial Board to Investigate Power Outages

“We have been receiving negative feedback about the power situation in Leyte. This is a worry among businessmen and a concern of potential investors planning to do business in the province,” Leyte Vice Gov. Carlo Loreto said. Loreto added the Leyte provincial board will conduct hearings on the power-supply status in Eastern Visayas. He said […]
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  • August 6, 2017
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Leyte Council Okays P23-M Budget for Anti-Drug Campaign

The Leyte Provincial Peace and Order Council has approved an annual budget of P23 million to fund the campaign against illegal drugs in the area. It will be implemented from 2017 to 2019 and aims to ensure the peace and order condition in the province by eliminating the drug menace down to the village level. […]
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  • April 11, 2017
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OUT: SP Leyte Releases Drug Test Results of Gov’t Officials

Amidst the national government’s war against drugs, the Province of Leyte released the drug test results of the vice governor, the board members and the officials of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan. The drug test has been mandatory after Resolution No. 2016-434 of the Sanggunian required “all August Body and all elected and appointed local government unit […]
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  • October 23, 2016
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72nd Leyte Gulf Landings: The Message from the Vice Governor

In our veins run the blood of heroes, men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice so we may have the freedom we now cherish and enjoy. They asked the question: are we willing to die for our country? Now, however, the question is: are we willing to live for our country? For most of […]
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  • October 23, 2016
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Leyte Goes for Paperless Transactions After Yolanda

Government offices in Leyte province are going green. To help conserve natural resources, the provincial government, starting with the provincial board, will do paperless transactions, according to Vice Governor Carlo Loreto. The initiative will introduce real-time transmission of the provincial board’s meeting agenda, minimizing the use of paper during its sessions. Read more here.
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  • April 23, 2015
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