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January 16, 2017



8ID change of command ceremony 2016
The 8th Infantry Division (8ID), Philippine Army, change of command ceremony on October 6, 2016 from the outgoing 8ID commander MGen. Jet Velarmino to incoming 8ID commander BGen. Raul Farnacio at the 8ID headquarters, Camp Lukban, Catbalogan City, Samar. Also in attendance were AFP chief of Staff Gen. Ricardo Visaya and Philippine Army commander LtGen. Eduardo Aρo as presiding officer.
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How long should homilies be?

“Eight minutes, with 15 minutes as maximum,” according to Abp. Malcom Ranjith who used to be the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship (CDW) of the Vatican. “Eight minutes, the average time a listener can remain listening,” agrees Abp. Nikola Eterovik, former Secretary General for the Synod of Bishops of the Roman Curia.

“Eight minutes,” agrees Fr. Andre Headon, vice rector of the Venerable English College in Rome which prepares men to become priests....  [read more]

Good Friday procession of religious images in Catbalogan, Samar The 14th Samar SP Regular Sessions


• Will the judiciary bring back to life the two brothers who were declared innocent

• Thinking with God always

• Statement of support of the World Association for Christian Communication

• Overcoming the 'tambay' lifestyle

special report

• After 16-year struggle Ormoc farmers start harvesting

• Save the Children report: PH economy loses P328 billion a year due to malnutrition

• Children of War

• Communities sustain climate action on 10th year of “An Inconvenient Truth”

national news

• Electronics top PH exports; East Asia market expands

• DTI: Improving PH competitiveness a must

• Sueno: DILG’s new Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipalities program is pro-poor, pro-people

• PH gains 9 notches in most innovative country standing

local news

• Youth empowered as advocates for peace and development in Matuguinao

• DTI to legitimate contractors: police your ranks

• 43rd Infantry Battalion conducts Lakbay Kapayapaan Information Patrol

• Civil society organizations, environmental groups slam DOE plan to revive Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

• Sec. Mariano turns over P7M PHF in Biliran

• First batch of DILG’s post-Yolanda rehab 99.66% complete

• DTI-ROG continues to deliver promise; sheds P655M funds for post-Yolanda Projects in Region 8

• CHED commissioner slammed for irresponsible and limiting remarks

• Farmers criticize CARP, calls for genuine agrarian reform

• Red Tide Bulletin: All coastal waters in Eastern Visayas free from toxic Red Tide (11-12-12)

• EVRAA 2011

• PNoy SONA 2014

• - Love Psychic Readings

world news

• PH SME chocolate makes its sweet debut in London

• PH animators showcase talent in France

• Sky-high ocean catwalk lit up New York

health and nutrition

• Right Start Initiative to scale up nutrition for 100 million women and girls – launched today by the Micronutrient Initiative

notice and announcements

• 8ID starts to accept applicants for Candidate Soldier Course

• Army Conducts Pre-Entry Examinations in Eastern Visayas



• State of the City Address (SOCA 2013): The 1st 100 days in office of City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan

Himsog-8 media caravan to Daram, Samar

Donaire vs Magdaleno

Mutya han Samar 2016
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An Waray 2nd nominee Philip Jude Acidre on Issues Today
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The HIMSoG-8 media caravan to Daram, Samar
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The Donaire vs. Magdeleno full boxing fight
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