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Monday 20th October 2014
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Ormoc Facts

Population: Approx 142,092
Longitude: 124.6
Latitude: 11.02
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Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Tacloban
(about 31 miles away)

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News Headlines

Doctor warns vs. use of ‘Sehat Badan’ coffee
ORMOC CITY – Health practitioners here are alarmed at the rising cases of patients suffering from the possible adverse effects of “Sehat Badan”, an Indonesian “health supplement” that comes in a form of a coffee drink, against which the Food and Drug Administration has already issued a “public health warning” since January 2014. Over the […]
‘70,000 Yolanda survivors to get new homes in 2015’
About 70,000 survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda from different provinces in the Eastern Visayas will finally have new homes next year, the Philippine Red Cross said over the weekend. Red Cross chairman Richard Gordon said they are sending galvanized iron (GI) sheets and construction materials for the houses of Yolanda victims in Leyte, Cebu and Ormoc. He said the Red Cross’ recovery program for ...
Lopez Group builds 14 typhoon-resistant classrooms in Leyte
Ormoc City, Leyte — The Lopez Group Foundation turned over 14 newly constructed and 10 rehabilitated classrooms in four school campuses last week. The new classrooms compose the first batch of typhoon-resistant schoolhouses built by the foundation as part of its Leyte Rebuilding Project. ...
Cebu Pac, PAL now eyeing Ormoc airport
ORMOC CITY – Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez is currently talking to the Philippine Airlines and the Cebu Pacific Air to look at the viability of the Ormoc Airport as an alternative to Tacloban City, which is now only accommodating turbo prop planes while repairing its runway. In fact, Cebu Pacific is already looking into the […]
Better communication before, during, and after disasters
ORMOC, Philippines – We learned from Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) that effective communication can ensure that any efforts to prepare and respond to disasters ca make a significant difference. It can either can break or save lives. When Yolanda hit the Philippines in November 2013, it was a catastrophic calamity that ...
IOM’s top honcho visits Ormoc, Kananga
ORMOC CITY – No less than the Philippines Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), an international non-government organization that is providing shelter and other relief to Yolanda victims here in the city and neighboring towns including Biliran Province, was here to inspect and turnover some of their projects to stakeholders on […]
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Sports Headlines

Football: Redknapp blasts 'overweight', overpaid Taarabt
Queen's Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has blasted the weight and attitude of star midfielder Adel Taarabt who he said is carrying too many pounds to finish a game.
Myanmar fined over fans' pitch invasion
Asia's football governing body has warned Myanmar they will be ordered to play behind closed doors if they fail to rein in their fans after fining them $24,000 for a pitch invasion last week.
Albanian PM's visit to Serbia postponed after football brawl
A planned historic visit by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama to Serbia has been postponed until next month, both governments said Sunday, after political tensions soared following violence at a football match between the two countries.
E-sports tournament offers P1-M prize pool
E-sports teams in South East Asia (SEA) are scheduled to compete in the upcoming Mineski Pro-Gaming League SEA Grand Finals (MPGL SEA Grand Finals) in the Philippines and are set to vie for over P1 million grand cash prize at stake.
German football greats blitz PH
MANILA, Philippines - German football greats flaunted flashes of the first-rate skills that put them on top of the world during their heydays, unleashing a blitzkrieg on their hapless Philippine counterparts, 13-0, in a legends match Saturday at Rizal Memorial Stadium.
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