Archive For November 8, 2018

Of Hopes and Aspirations: the Gonzales Brand of Leadership

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Of Hopes and Aspirations: the Gonzales Brand of Leadership

It is understandable that men cower when faced by extraordinary trials. Ordinary men yes, but a leader cringes his teeth and strengthens his knees. That is the resolute character shown by Guiuan Mayor Christopher Sheen Gonzales when he and his town faced super typhoon Yolanda five years ago. In an interview with Wall Street Journal’s…

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No Growing Old for True Leaders: The Story of How Super Typhoon Yolanda Brought the Best of Eastern Samar

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No Growing Old for True Leaders: The Story of How Super Typhoon Yolanda Brought the Best of Eastern Samar

Five years ago today, on November 8, 2013, the most powerful typhoon ever recorded in modern history made its first landfall in the Municipality of Guiuan, Eastern Samar Philippines. Up until that time, a category five super typhoon was unimaginable. The idea of it was still beyond the consciousness and comprehension of everybody so much…

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Eastern Samar Governor Picardal Signs Covenant with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and Tingog Sinirangan Partylist

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Eastern Samar Governor Picardal Signs Covenant with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and Tingog Sinirangan Partylist

Eastern Samar Governor Marcelo Dindo Picardal flexes his political prowess as he joins forces with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago and Tingog Sinirangan partylist.   The Governor, accompanied by Vice-Governor Jonas B. Abuda and Guiuan Mayor Christopher Sheen Gonzales, attended a covenant signing in Tacloban City with Duterte’s political party Hugpong ng…

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Borongan City Residents Dismayed as Strings of Robberies and Burglaries Rock City

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Borongan City Residents Dismayed as Strings of Robberies and Burglaries Rock City

Borongan City – The capital of the province of Eastern Samar is rocked by strings of burglaries. Recent police data show that these crimes against property were mostly perpetrated coincidentally with national or even local holidays. On All Souls’ Day, 2nd of November 2018, another burglary case was recorded by the Borongan City Police Department…

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