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Thursday 24th July 2014
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Calbayog Facts

Population: Approx 130,321
Longitude: 124.63
Latitude: 12.07
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Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Catarman
(about 28 miles away)

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News Headlines

11 July 2014 - Calbayog City now a manageable conflict-affected and development-ready area (Philippine Army)
(Source: Philippine Army) Catbalogan City, Samar - In a ceremony conducted on July 9, 2014 at Calbayog City Convention Center, the Peace and Order Council (POC) of Calbayog City declared the city as manageable conflict-affected and development-ready (MCADR). The ceremony was attended by Hon. Ronaldo P. Aquino,...
Riding-in-tandem strikes anew in Calbayog
CALBAYOG CITY, Samar -- Another fatal shooting in broad daylight by riding-in-tandem left two people dead on Thursday morning here. Jovento A. Arcayos, 43, and Danilo D. Tubaña, 37, both residents of Catarman, Northern Samar, died on the spot after unidentified riding-in-tandem gunmen fired at them around 07:45 a.m.
Calbayog is 'manageable conflict affected, development ready'
CALBAYOG City in Samar was officially declared as "Manageable Conflict Affected and Development Ready" by the City Government and the Armed Forces of the Philippines through the 801st Infantry (Bantay at Gabay) Brigade and the 803rd Infantry (Peacemaker) Brigade of the 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army on Wednesday.
16 inmates bolt Calbayog jail
MANILA -- Sixteen prisoners escaped from Calbayog City Jail in Samar province on Wednesday morning, a police official said. Eastern Visayas Regional Police Office Director Henry Losanes identified the escapees as Romeo Coligado Jr., Crisanto Delos Reyes, Romeo Penote, Dindo Calagos, Ian Pante, Efren Pante, Jeffrey Dealagdon, Romeo Carpio, Edwin Abria, Melvin Juanerio, Dante Galileo, Rogelio ...
2 die, 6 fishermen missing as ‘Glenda’ batters Samar
Catbalogan City, –Two persons died and eight fishermen were reported missing while many families were displaced and thousands of passengers were stranded when Typhoon Glenda battered two Samar provinces yesterday. Samar was placed under typhoon signal number 3 at 11 a.m. yesterday. Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RRDMC) Eastern Visayas Chairman Chief Supt.Henry P. Losañes ...
Samar provincial board member survives ambush—police
CALBAYOG CITY, Samar, Philippines---A provincial board member survived an ambush staged by still unidentified men in Jiabong town, Samar on Wednesday night, police confirmed Thursday.   Provincial Board Member Alma Uy-Lampasa, a former judge, believed that the attempt on her life was politically motivated.   She told the Philippine Daily Inquirer that she recently had a run-in with a local ...
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Sports Headlines

Interview - World Cup will inspires Rio Olympics, says IOC's Bach
By Michael Hann GLASGOW (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed Brazil can cope with staging the biggest sporting events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. “I think the success of the organisation of the World Cup helped, and will help, the organisation of the Games,” Bach told Reuters in an ...
Crown will give clues on 2016 Olympic gold fight
Rivals at the LPGA International Crown see this week's global team matches as a sneak peek at the fight for gold in golf's 2016 Olympic return in Rio de Janeiro. "This is definitely the best preview we have ever had of the Olympics," world number one Stacy Lewis said. "I know we got a long ways to go before Rio, but this is certainly a really good preview to see what we're going to have in Rio ...
FC Barcelona Escola returns to the Philippines
This is a press release from the FC Barcelona Escola Philippines. CEBU, Philippines — FC Barcelona Escola (FCBE) Camp Philippines announced Tuesday, July 22, that its world renowned football training is back for a third time in the Philippines. It will be held in Cebu at the Aboitiz Sports Field from ...
Sports minister irked by turban row
Basketball's no-headgear rule has irked the sports minister who has reacted with anger after two Sikh members of the men's national team had to remove their turbans before they were allowed to play in the recent Asia Cup in China. Players are not allowed "Headgear, hair accessories and jewellery" under the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules but the Indian duo of Amritpal Singh and ...
Football: Gerrard calls time on England career
England captain Steven Gerrard retired from international football on Monday after becoming a pillar of the team in 114 appearances, but making way after the country's disastrous World Cup campaign. Gerrard, 34, led England at the World Cup where they bowed out in the group stage. The Liverpool midfielder said he had "agonised" over the decision since returning from Brazil. "I have agonised over ...
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