Eastern Samar

Eastern Samar News

  • People Smile At The Sun In Suluan Eastern Samar

    The weather is unpredictable. The clear blue sky does not guarantee a whole day of sunshine just as the thick clouds in heaven do not tell a long rainfall.

    But while many frown on the scorching heat of the sun, here in this island, the sun always brings a smile to its hundreds of residents. A sunny day means it is time for the residents to bring out their solar panels and get ready with their mobile phones and other electronic gadgets that need to be charged.

    "The sun is very important to us because this is where we get the electricity needs of the community," said Anecito Loyola, a vill ...

  • Solar Power Lights Up Historic Suluan Island

    This easternmost island in the country may have been the first victim of a climate-induced disaster, but it recently made a strong statement to protect Mother Earth by adapting a low-carbon lifestyle.

    Since Supertyphoon Yolanda (international code name Haiyan) first made landfall on this island over three years ago, residents have been slowly moving away from diesel generators to using solar-powered home systems to light up their homes and run a few appliances.

    The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC), in partnership with the UK-based charity Christian Aid and the local wo ...

  • Eastern Visayas Destinations On Display In Tourism Showroom

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) regional office here has invited everyone to visit the Philippines Tourism Showroom at their central office as Eastern Visayas will be on display for two weeks.

    The showroom has been opened to the public to showcase various destinations of the regions through video showing as well as display of regional brochures, tour packages and local products.

    "The project brings select products and services to the general public at the most affordable prices. It is also aimed at promoting domestic tourism with a region to be feature every two weeks," said DOT Regional ...

  • Wounded Whale Rescued In Salcedo Eastern Samar

    A wounded melon-headed whale stranded in Salcedo town in Eastern Samar was rescued and returned back to sea, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office reported.

    The BFAR said the local folk who discovered the whale stranded in the seashore of Barangay Butig, Salcedo town around 9 a.m. of January 10 immediately alerted the authorities.

    According to the first responders' account, the whale was seen swimming erratically near the shore of said village and was being followed by fishermen.

    Sensing danger for the whale to be slaughtered, the unidentified concerned ...

  • Enjoy The Real Thrill In Canhugas Nature Park

    Canhugas comes from a root word "hugas" which means to wash. During the ancient times, fishermen were observed to be visiting the site to wash their caught fishes before going home. Today, Canhugas Nature Park is a good place for those men and women who wishes to move on before 2017 starts by letting the pain be washed through the appreciation of nature's work of art.

    With the 2 hours and 30 minutes travel from Tacloban, a good place to visit this holiday seasons is the pride of Hernani Eastern Samar, the Canhugas Nature Park.

    The nature's work of art will allow you to view the breath-ta ...

  • Borongan Samar Travel Guide Surfing Capital Of The Visayas

    Borongan City is in Eastern Samar. It is the surfing capital of the Visayas. The waves are perfect for Professional and surfer.