Calbayog News

Friday 29th August 2014
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Calbayog Facts


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

Calbayog Weather


Current Weather in Calbayog
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. along the diversion road in Purok 4, Barangay Bacagay.
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. Mayor Ronaldo Aquino said the declaration will serve as a ...
Pregnant woman, daughter killed in Calbayog rock slide
CALBAYOG CITY, Samar -- Two boulders smashed into a shanty, killing a nine-month pregnant mother and her 12-year-old daughter on Saturday in a village along Maharlika Highway in this city. Instantly killed were Marife Monteves, 37, and daughter Danica, of Barangay Cagnipa, a village about 27 kilometers from the city.
Visayas Newsbits for August 18, 2014
PROVINCIAL POLICE BAGS MAJOR AWARDSCebu City (PNA) – The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) bagged two major unit category awards during the 113th Police Service Anniversary held recently at the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) headquarters in Camp Sergio Osmena here. CPPO dominated the awarding ceremony police unit with the most number of firearms seized and notable accomplishments in the ...
Anti-illegal fishing drive intensified
This city is intensifying its drive against illegal fishing. Mayor Ronaldo P. Aquino told local reporters that his office has doubled its efforts to combat prohibited activity by some unscrupulous fishermen. “Illegal fishing activities in waters within Calbayog’s jurisdiction are mostly done by fishermen not from here but from neighboring towns and other areas,” he said. Aquino said his office ...
Visayas Newsbits fpr August 12, 2014
ILOILO TO HOST RDC CONVENTIONIloilo City (PIA) – Some 180 movers and shakers representing various private sector organizations nationwide will gather here for the 5th Regional Development Council (RDC) – Private Sector Representative (PSR) National Convention themed “PSRs: RDCs’ Crucial Partners in the Pursuit of Inclusive Growth and Job Creation” from August 13-15 at the Diversion21 Hotel ...
Filipino priest opts to stay in Sierra Leone despite Ebola risk
Another Filipino missionary has decided to stay in Sierra Leone despite the Ebola outbreak in West Africa although he admitted being scared and at one point considered coming home to the Philippines to avoid being infected with the deadly virus.
Those defiant OFWs
There remain some 11,000 Filipinos working in Libya who believe they have a good chance of surviving the fierce civil war now going on in that North African country and prefer to stay there than live in poverty when if come home. The PNoy government has already issued Alert Level No. 4 which means it is a mandatory order for OFWs in Libya to leave that country for their own safety. Many of those ...
Repairs complete on 30 churches damaged by Yolanda in November
Repairs on 30 churches and chapels in Samar and Leyte that were damaged by super typhoon Yolanda last year have been completed, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines said Thursday.
Drilon urges DOTC to amend airport maintenance
SENATE President Franklin Drilon urged on Thursday the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) to amend country's airport maintenance, concerning repairs and rehabilitation services.

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