Lucena City News

Friday 25th July 2014
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Lucena City Facts

Population: Approx 161,049
Longitude: 121.6
Latitude: 13.95
Street Map: Click Here
Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Alabat
(about 29 miles away)

Lucena City Weather

Current Weather in Lucena City

News Headlines

Frenzy to rebuild hits Lucena City
In a sign that people here can’t wait to get back on their feet following a disaster, throngs of residents formed queues at coconut lumber stores to buy materials to repair houses damaged or build new ones to replace those destroyed by Typhoon “Glenda” shortly after the storm left.
Alcala wife’s ancestral home razed in Lucena fire
LUCENA CITY, Philippines---A fire of still unknown origin broke out in a residential neighborhood here at noon Friday but there were no immediate reports of casualties.   Supt. Allen Rae Co, Lucena police chief, said the blaze started at 12:15 p.m. in Barangay (village) 2.   The fire razed rows of houses along the busy P. Gomez Street, including the one-story wooden ancestral house of the wife ...
Residents in Quezon’s coastal areas brace for storm surge
LUCENA CITY, Philippines -- Residents along the coastal municipalities of Gumaca, Guinayangan, Plaridel, San Narciso, Atimonan, Buenavista, Calauag and Quezon have been warned of possible storm surges in their areas as typhoon "Glenda" has been predicted to hit the province Tuesday evening, said Henry Buzar, officer of Quezon's Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.   He said ...
Oil spill probed in Tayabas Bay
Lucena City, Quezon — An oil spill was spotted the other night in Tayabas Bay off Padre Burgos town, this province, and Governor David C. Suarez has ordered necessary and immediate action to control its spread. As of yesterday, the Provincial Government-Environment and Natural Resources Office (PG-ENRO) has coordinated with the Philippine National Police’s (PNP’s) Maritime Group to take measures ...
MSMEs gear for ASEAN integration
Lucena City, Quezon – Local micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Quezon province are facing new challenges as the stakeholders started girding towards global competitiveness for the 2015 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economic integration. About 30 MSMEs were invited for a rigid seminar-workshop in cooperation with the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Philippine ...
‘Glenda’ kills pregnant woman, kin in Lucena
LUCENA CITY, Quezon --- Typhoon "Glenda's" (international name: Rammasun) howling winds and heavy rains swept through Quezon province from midnight Tuesday to Wednesday morning, leaving at least three persons dead and destroying or damaging numerous homes, government and private buildings in three badly hit towns in the province.   Henry Buzar, provincial disaster risk reduction and management ...
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Sports Headlines

Football should quadruple blood testing in doping fight - Wada
Only a tiny fraction of doping controls in 2013 came in the form of blood tests and the World Anti-Doping Authority has called on football to do more
Germany-Gibraltar match moved amid policing spat
BERLIN (AP) — The German football federation has moved a European Championship qualifier between Germany and Gibraltar out of Bremen after the city's government decided that organizers should help pay for police deployments at high-risk football matches.
Manchester City racism accusations to be investigated by Croatian Football Federation
The governing body have confirmed they are looking into the incident involving Seko Fofana and say they take all accusations of racism very seriously
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 ...
Malaysian club to sport airlines logo to show MH17 solidarity
REUTERS - Top tier club Kelantan Football Association will sport the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) logo on team jersey for free next season to show solidarity with the national carrier following the MH17 tragedy earlier this month. Nearly 300 people were killed when the Malaysia Airlines plane en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was brought down in eastern Ukraine, where separatists are battling ...
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