Ormoc News

Wednesday 24th September 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

Netizens slam inefficient DAFAC distribution and discrimination
THE ASSISTANT REGIONAL DIRECTOR of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said he cannot understand why the Ormoc CSWDO was not able to distribute the Disaster Assistance and Family Access Card (DAFAC) earlier to all its intended recipients, when the city was given its share of “green cards” on December 2013 yet. He […]
Dengue cases on the rise, overtake last year’s total
Statistics from Ormoc City Health Office shows dengue cases this year have dramatically increased and even doubled compared to 2013. For the period January to July, this year, the city already posted 792 cases compared to 305 last year for the same period. As of press time (August 18, 2014), Ormoc has already recorded 810 […]
Unsolved killings, salvagings continue
ORMOC CITY – Unsolved murders and killings, suspected to be drug-related, by tandem-riding men on motorcycles continue in this city. The latest victim, this time, is a cook and “sidekick” of Police Station 1 COP Ch. Insp. Ibrahim Jambiran. The killing happened at around 12:55 noon today (Sunday, September 14) at Brgy. Punta. The victim […]
P-Noy appoints Aparis Jr. to fill up Ormoc SP vacancy
ORMOC CITY – A new councilor has finally been appointed to fill in the vacancy left by the late councilor and three-term vice-mayor Nepomuceno Aparis I. He is John Eulalio Nepomuceno Aparis II, also known as “Jay-R”, one of the two nominees submitted to the Office of the President last year. “Jay.R”, in an […]
British firm gives shelter kits to sugarcane workers
ORMOC CITY – A British agricultural commodity merchant, with presence in 60 countries and which has been operating in the Philippines for the past 40 years now, passed up celebrating their 230th anniversary last December, opting instead to help Yolanda victims here and in Cebu where they have business interests. Tark Bartlema, country manager of […]
Number of malnourished kids spiked after Yolanda
ORMOC CITY – Malnutrition among children in the city spiked after Yolanda, said city health officer Dr. Nelita Navales, and 6 children have already died from severe malnutrition despite emergency intervention. Dr. Navales said this during the launching of a nutrition program on Saturday, August 16, at Brgy. Curva that is being sponsored by the […]
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Sports Headlines

Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 15-21
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 15-21. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Pittsburgh at Carolina, NBC, 19.67 million. 2. "60 Minutes," ...
Selig hopes for modest cut in game times
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hopes for incremental progress from his new committee that will try to take steps to shorten game times.
Tajikistan football player the first positive test of Asiad
By Peter Rutherford INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The Asian Games announced its first positive doping test on Tuesday and said Tajikistan football player Khurshed Beknazarov had been thrown out of the multi-sport event in South Korea. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said in a statement that a test from a urine sample collected from Beknazarov on Sept. 14 had shown the presence of a stimulant ...
Football: England's PFA pushes for 'home-grown' quota
England's Professional Footballers' Association is pushing to introduce a quota on home-grown players in the country's top leagues.
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.
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