Tacloban News

Wednesday 17th September 2014
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Tacloban Facts


Population: Approx 153,068
Longitude: 125.02
Latitude: 11.29
Street Map: Click Here
Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Tacloban
(about 3 miles away)

Tacloban Weather


Current Weather in Tacloban
Give us our billions for shelters, ‘Yolanda’ victims cry
TACLOBAN CITY—Inside the white, family-sized tent, Delia Capangan stood in the middle of what she now calls home sweating.  It was mid-afternoon, but the heat clung to the skin, raw and burning. By the seaside, in Barangay 88 where she lives, about 330 families remain suffering, lumped in donated, already damaged tents. “I’ve heard of the temporary shelters, but we’ve been here for months and no ...
No jet flights for Tacloban airport yet, only turbo-prop planes
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has limited the use of the Tacloban DZR Airport to small turbo prop planes only after the airport reopened from a one-day closure on September 3 to September 4, this week. The CAAP said that it had to close down the airport for one day to make […]
Coca-Cola re-opens rehabilitated Tacloban plant
Tacloban City, Leyte – Some ten months after it was totally damaged by super typhoon Yolanda which struck this city in November last year, Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines formally re-opened its Coca-Cola plant here yesterday. Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico L. Petilla, Tacloban City Vice Mayor Jerry Yaokasin and COCA-COLA FEMSA Philippines Chief Executive Officer Juan Ramon Felix cut the ceremonial ...
SM Foundation inaugurates Tacloban “Hospi-tel”
TACLOBAN CITY – SM Foundation vice-chairman Teresita Sy-Coson, Secretary Panfilo Lacson of the Office of the Presidential Assistance for Rehabilitation and Recovery, and Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez inaugurated the newly rebuilt and larger Tacloban City Hospital on Wednesday, August 27. They were joined in the ceremonies by OPARR Usec. Danny Antonio, SM Foundation officers […]
Free dental services available in Tacloban
THE Southern California Filipino Dental Society (SCFDS) has donated a dental clinic to the Divine Word Hospital in Tacloban City to provide free dental service to indigent survivors of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). The clinic was opened last May 17 and has been providing free dental services since June 3.
Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez all praises for son Raymund's girlfriend Gwen Zamora
Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez submits proposed resettlement "master plan" to Malacañang
Guiuan offers airport but is turned down
TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines---A mayor in Eastern Samar has offered the airport in his town as an alternative gateway to the region while the runway at the Daniel Z. Romualdez (DZR) Airport in Tacloban City, Leyte, undergoes repairs.   Mayor Christopher Sheen Gonzales of Guiuan town said the airport was big enough to accommodate large jets like the Airbus or Boeing, which cannot land at the DZR ...
Gov’t to undertake People’s Center and Library rehab
Tacloban City, Leyte – The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) in Eastern Visayas (PCGG-8) welcomes the move of the Leyte provincial government to rehabilitate the damaged building. PCGG Eastern Visayas Regional Representative Reynor Dauag said, in a text message to Manila Bulletin that “it is a welcome development to see the provincial government helping” the PCGG in the region ...
Tacloban City Hospital inaugurated
Tacloban City, Leyte – The new Tacloban City Hospital, rebuilt after the old one was destroyed by super typhoon Yolanda in November last year, was opened in formal rites held earlier this week. The hospital constructed with generous assistance from SM Foundation. SM Investments Corp. Vice-Chairperson Teresita Sy Coson, was present during the opening rites […]
Tacloban airport closed to large aircraft till December 3
MANILA, Philippines – Aircraft larger than turbo propeller ones are banned from using the Daniel Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City until December 3, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said. Only Bombardier Dash 8, ATR 72-500 and aircraft smaller than turboprops are allowed to use the airport, ...

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