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Saturday 20th September 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

Aquino heads Eastern Visayas peace and order council
CALBAYOG CITY, Samar -- Malacanang has officially sworn in Calbayog Mayor Ronald Aquino as new chair of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC), amid declarations of manageable conflict and development-ready areas in Samar.
Review of situs on local business tax sought
CALBAYOG CITY -- A Samar lawmaker wanted Congress to re-examine the situs on local business tax (LBT) provisions in Republic Act (RA) 7160 also known as Local Government Code (LGC) of 1991. Samar first district Representative Mel Sarmiento admitted on Saturday that although “it’s very difficult for Congress to pass it,” he and his colleagues in the lower house are looking into ways to amend the ...
Floods hit Cebu
Floods hit several areas here and in Cebu province, prompting education and local officials to suspend on Thursday classes in all levels in the wake of incessant rains spawned by Tropical Storm “Mario.”
DOH reaches almost half of vaccination goal
The Department of Health (DoH) reported on Thursday that it has accomplished nearly half of its target population in its month-long vaccination campaign against measles and polio. “We are pleased to announce that we have achieved an overall 44% immunization rate after the second week of the DOH campaign against measles,” DoH Undersecretary Janette Loreto Garin told reporters in a conference on ...
Mayon in soft eruption; calamity state declared
The “soft eruption” of Mayon Volcano in Albay province has intensified, with lava trickling down some two kilometers from the crater, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said yesterday. Albay Gov. Joey Salceda identified the calamity areas as the cities of Legazpi, Tabaco and Ligao and the towns of Guinobatan, Camalig, Daraga, Sto. Phivolcs-Bicol chief volcanologist ...
Rising as a Phoenix
With all the criticism being directed to departments of the Aquino administration, it is encouraging to discover an agency that one can praise, having literally risen from the ashes through competent management and capable staff and working together with other government entities. Burdened by debt from previous administrations, the Home Guaranty Corporation since the start of the term of ...
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Sports Headlines

Football: UFL back in action with FA League Cup
Club football returns to the spotlight on Saturday when the United Football League’s Football Alliance League Cup kicks off. Like England’s Capital One League Cup, only full members of the league’s divisions will participate. Non-league teams like Cebu Queen City United, Blue Guards, and Bright Star will not play.
Exercise is necessary for good health. Sports promotes exercise. They say the best exercise is walking but this can be boring. We have many different kinds of sports but we must first make the distinction between spectator sports and participation sports.  In this country the largest audience for spectator sports is cockfighting. It may be American football in the States and soccer or football ...
Victoria Cross body backs England rugby shirts
The organisation representing holders of the Victoria Cross, Britain's highest award for military bravery, insisted Friday it had no qualms over the Rugby Football Union's decision to incorporate the design of the medal into the new England team shirt.
Football: Wenger wary of foreign crackdown
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned that proposals by the Football Association to cut the number of players from outside the European Union could dilute the quality of the English game.
English clubs agree compensation in World Cup dispute
LONDON (Reuters) - English Premiership rugby clubs on Friday settled a dispute over lost revenue during next year's World Cup with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) for a reported compensation package worth 13 million pounds. The clubs were concerned by the prospect of loss of income streams caused by the disruption of hosting the tournament in England, British media reported. The clubs feared a ...
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