Calbayog News

Wednesday 23rd 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)

Calbayog Weather

Current Weather in Calbayog
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.
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.
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,...
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 ...
One-month-old baby dies in Calbayog fire
A one-month-old baby died in a fire that hit a residential area in Calbayog City in Samar late Monday afternoon.  GMA News' Unang Balita reported as many as 60 houses were razed in the fire, which spread quickly as the houses were made of light materials.
Visayas Newsbits for July 23, 2014
DUMAGUETE DIVE SITE LAUNCHED Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental (PIA) — The city government will launch today ‘Dive Dumaguete’ at Banilad Marine Sanctuary, Barangay Banilad. Barangay Captain Raul Bana will deliver a welcome message and City Tourism Officer Woodrow Maquiling, Jr. will provide the project rationale to be followed by a message from Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria and a video showing on the ...
Samar tornado affects 500, destroys 85 homes — NDRRMC
Around 500 people were affected and 85 houses were destroyed by a tornado that hit Calbayog City in Samar, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said late Sunday.
Ormoc jail on alert status after Samar jailbreak
ORMOC CITY -- The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) was placed on alert status once again starting Thursday, April 3, following the jailbreak in Calbayog City, Samar. Jail Warden Chief Inspector Ramil Vestra said the alert was raised just three days after the BJMP lifted the same status set earlier due to confirmed threat from the New People's Army (NPA), which celebrated its ...

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