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Wednesday 23rd July 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
Samar town police chief gunned down
TACLOBAN CITY -- The police chief of Paranas, Samar, was fatally shot while conducting surveillance in this city.
Four things you didn’t know about post-Yolanda Tacloban
In Tacloban, it’s still what people talk about. Yolanda remains a household word, an explanation, a prompt, and a meme—if you will—outside the Internet, offline, IRL. Below is a list of things you may want to know about the city seven months after Yolanda decimated it. Tacloban’s financial recovery was helped by a publicity-shy foreign organization.
Samar town police chief gunned down in Tacloban City
A police chief of a town in Western Samar province was gunned down in Tacloban City shortly after midnight Monday, radio dzBB reported.
Robinsons Place in Tacloban re-opens
TACLOBAN CITY – Robinsons Place in this city re-opened lunchtime of Saturday, June 28, to the cheers of an estimated 5,000 people from all walks of life. Robina Gokongwei herself graced the occasion, which Mayor Alfred Romualdez said was an honor for Tacloban. “I was supposed to welcome (their opening). But how do I welcome […]
Line up and shut up
Tacloban City—Residents are no longer queuing up for relief goods. Yes, ladies and lesbians, gays and gentlemen, eight months after struggling through the world’s strongest typhoon, Yolanda survivors are made to suffer for—pardon the pun—a fate worse than debt. Take the arrangement at the Leyte Electric Cooperative (Leyeco) in Tacloban, which distributes power to several areas, including the ...
US Ambassador flies to Tacloban
Tacloban City, Leyte (PNA) – United States Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg will be the guest of honor during the launch of several rehabilitation projects in typhoon-affected communities supported by the US government and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) here today. Goldberg will lead in the launching of the US-funded initiative aimed at reducing the vulnerability of ...
Gov. Petilla vows no Balyuan Park takeover
Tacloban City, Leyte — Governor Leopoldo Dominico L. Petilla has vowed not to use force or violence for its planned takeover of the province-owned Balyuan Park property which is being leased to the city government of Tacloban. “We will not use any violence or force to take-over the Balyuan Park property. Although we have the […]
How mobile phones will help introduce eJeepneys after Yolanda
Once brought into Tacloban, the eJeepneys will cover the city's University Belt, a route that regular jeepneys serve only at the request of passengers and/or if drivers are prompted to pass them by.
First Philippine literary book on climate change launched
Tacloban City, Leyte –The first Philippine literary book on climate change was launched at the University of the Philippines-Tacloban here last Saturday, June 28, the second in a series of launches set in Quezon City, Berkeley in San Francisco, and Manhattan in New York City. Titled Agam, an early Filipino word for foreboding and memory, the book breaks new ground with its collection of 26 ...
Visit Tacloban
When super typhoon Yolanda wreaked havoc in Eastern Visayas, people said tourism was over for Tacloban and the rest of the region, when in fact the first establishments that reopened and contributed in the early recovery in Tacloban City in terms of economy are the hotels, restaurants, and transportions—sectors related to tourism. “We admit that there are still a lot to be done in Tacloban after ...

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