Publisher passes away

SOUTHERN Leyte Times founder and publisher Antonio Mendoza Reyes passed away shortly before midnight last Thursday.

Miriam Santiago; 71

Former Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, who as commissioner cleaned up the corruption-ridden immigration bureau and battled Yakuza criminal gangs, earning for her the Asian version of the Nobel Prize and the adulation of a grateful nation that voted her to the Senate three times but thrice rejected her as possibly the best President the country […]

Emeritus Professor Sylvia Mendez Ventura, 87

University of the Philippines (UP) Emeritus Professor of English and former UP Press Director Sylvia Mendez Ventura passed away last 25 August 2016. She was 87.

First Fil-Am elected official passes away at 86

By Klarize Medenilla G. MONTY Manibog, the first Filipino-American elected into public office in the United States, passed away at the age of 86 on Friday, August 12 after a long battle with lung disease.

Author, Chemist Virgilio I. Gonzales, 84, of Danbury, Passed Away

By Wendy Ann Mitchell (Patch Staff) Mr. Gonzales, a Danbury resident, was employed as a chemist for Boehringer Ingelheim in Ridgefield for 16 years before retiring in 1995.

Gonzalo Jurado, 86

Dr. Gonzalo Mejia Jurado , retired professor and economist, died on July 19, 2016, at his Quezon City home. He was 86.

The greatest story ever

By James Michael Lafferty (The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines – Leaders in the business world sure do love a good sports story. Those heroic tales of courage, resiliency, leadership, and will to win.

JOVITO SALONGA | Martial law veteran, Senate President who presided at anti-bases vote, dies The online news portal of TV5 MANILA – (UPDATE4, 6:17PM) Jovito Salonga, one of the opposition leaders who fought the Marcos dictatorship and as post-1986 Senate President presided at the Philippine Senate vote that blocked the extension of a treaty allowing United States military bases in the country, has died after years of battling […]

Prof. Naida U. Rivera, 69

(FEB. 22)—Dr. Naida U. Rivera, retired professor at the UP College of Arts and Letters (CAL), passed away on Feb. 19 due to pneumonia. She was 69.

Junior officer slain in NPA clash an ‘achiever’

By: Frances Mangosing First Lieutenant Ralph Pantonial was an achiever and had a bright career ahead of him. But he was gone too soon. The young lieutenant, commanding officer of the Charlie Company in the Army’s 46th Infantry Battalion, was killed in the clashes with the New People’s Army in the rebel-infested Sitio Sapang Tin-aw, Pantukan, […]