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Friday 24th October 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)

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Romualdez opposes plan to transfer Tacloban airport
MANILA, Philippines -- Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez is opposed to proposals that would transfer the Daniel Z. Romualdez (DZR) Airport away from the sea to avoid being hit by storm surges. "Many airports all over the world, you look at San Francisco, you look at Hong Kong, they're all beside the sea," Romualdez told reporters in Tacloban. As a plane descends over water, there is less ...
DENR-8 launches Leyte Gulf beach forest project
Tacloban City, Leyte – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources office in Region 8 (DENR-8) has launched the beach forest plantation project for Eastern Visayas in Barangay 89, Payapay here recently, according to a report from the agency Tuesday. DENR-8 Regional Executive Director Leonardo Sibbaluca told reporters in an interview that the project is part of the Leyte Gulf mangrove and ...
Aquino: Airport repair done for papal visit
TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines---President Benigno Aquino III has promised to complete the repair of the runway of the Daniel Z. Romualdez (DZR) Airport, the gateway to other Eastern Visayas provinces, by next month, two months before the scheduled visit of Pope Francis.   He told reporters during the 70th Leyte Gulf Landings celebration on Monday that he had asked the Department of Public Works and ...
McDo back in Tacloban one year after ‘Yolanda’
  TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines---The McDonald's branch here reopened Thursday ahead of the first year anniversary of the world's strongest typhoon that made landfall in this city.   To make the reopening of the McDonald's branch more meaningful, McDo Bahay Bulilit, which is actually a day-care center, was inaugurated at San Jose Central School in San Jose district.   Kenneth Yang, president and ...
McDonald’s reopens its branch in Tacloban
TACLOBAN CITY—The fast food chain McDonald’s reopened its branch in Tacloban City last Thursday, 11 months after typhoon Yolanda destroyed its building and equipment, taking some P50 million worth of property, last November. McDonald’s put up the new store in the same site where the branch used to stand, a few meters away from the coast.
Solar facility aims to support Tacloban build back better
Tacloban City, Leyte – A solar community center opened quietly last Tuesday, September 30, rising from the rubble of a once flood-swept 750-square meter plot of land in downtown Tacloban. The opening saw the city’s first sun-powered electric jeepneys, or eJeepneys, roll out — four units of what is expected to become a 26-strong fleet by 2015. A solar-powered videoke party took place in the ...
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Sports Headlines

Italian football in danger of dying, says Juve president
Italian football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said on Friday. "Italian football will soon be dying if it is unable to face up to a double challenge: on the domestic front the fans have to fill up the stadiums, and abroad the challenge of a truly global market." "England, Germany and Spain have overtaken us in ...
Football: Ferdinand set to retire at end of season
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand is planning to retire from football at the end of the current domestic season, the Queens Park Rangers defender has said.
Tony Gonzalez enjoys talking football, too
Tony Gonzalez is having as much fun talking football as he did playing it. Now an analyst for CBS Sports, the 14-time Pro Bowl tight end will get an up-close view of Thursday night's showdown between the ...
Would football be richer without small clubs?
FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — From a corner office of Freiburg's homely stadium, club chairman Fritz Keller gazes over one of the loveliest views in football. Autumn's reds, browns and golds streak the surrounding Black Forest. Buzzards wheel in the air above.
Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan
A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to at least temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting. U.S. District ...
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