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ORMOC CITY – On December 16, this city, through the Ormoc Festival and Cultural Foundation, in cooperation with the LGU headed by Mayor Richard I. Gomez, commemorated, for the first time ever, the Battle of Ormoc Bay, which is already in its 75th year now.

The Battle of Ormoc Bay that took place from November 11 to December 21, 1944, was a series of air, sea, and land battles between the Imperial Japanese Army and the United States, and is said to be the “deadliest” aerial and naval battle ever fought in the Second World War. read more

TACLOBAN CITY – In order to ensure the safe celebrations of Christmas and New Year, the Police Regional Office 8 (PRO8) here has warned the public against the use of illegal firecrackers.

Although they have recorded a significant downtrend on firecracker-related incidents in the last four years, PBGen. Ariel Arcinas, Deputy Regional Director for Administration, said they continue to monitor the unauthorized use, trade, and distribution of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices in Eastern Visayas.

“Only firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices manufactured by the authorized manufacturer with a valid license issued by the Civil Security Group and Philippine National Police will be the source of licensed dealer’s stocks for market distribution,” he shared. read more

TACLOBAN CITY – The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB-8) of the region’s Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-8) announced the proposed wage increase for  ‘kasambahay’ or domestic helpers in Eastern Visayas.

DOLE Regional Director Yahya Centi, Chairman of the RTWPB-8, said the proposed increase would be from Php 2,500 to Php 4,500 in chartered cities and municipalities, and from Php 2,000 to Php 4,000 in other municipalities. 

Chairman Centi explained that the review of the minimum wage for kasambahay has been long overdue since Kasambahay Wage Order No. 1 was issued in 2016, which set the minimum monthly rate of Php 2,500 for chartered cities and first class municipalities and Php 2,000 for other municipalities.  read more

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