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Monday 20th 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)

Tacloban Weather

Current Weather in Tacloban

News Headlines

A ship in my yard
Tacloban City, Leyte — Remember those big ships that were swept on land by the strong storm surge at the height of super-typhoon Yolanda? SHIP COMMUNITY — After almost a year, ‘M/V Eva Jocelyn’ which was swept ashore by the storm surge of super-typhoon ‘Yolanda’ has found company in families that have formed a community around it in Barangay Anibog, Tacloban City. (Mark Balmores) They’re still ...
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.
McDo back in Tacloban one year after ‘Yolanda’
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.
Aquino to visit Tacloban for Leyte Landing rites
President Benigno S. Aquino III will be in Tacloban City Monday to lead the 70th anniversary of the Leyte Landing, Malacañang announced on Saturday. “I understand that the President is scheduled to attend the anniversary of the Leyte Landing on Monday,” Deputy Presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said over government radio dzRB. She, however, declined to elaborate about Aquino’s visit in ...
PNoy eyes relocation of Tacloban airport
MANILA - President Aquino said that he is set to approve the master plan for the rehabilitation of Yolanda-stricken areas as soon as the timetables are set.
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

NFL, others file lawsuit to block New Jersey sports betting
By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - The National Football League and other sports leagues filed a lawsuit on Monday in an attempt to block New Jersey from offering legalized wagering on sporting events. In calling for the injunction, the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball and the NCAA are seeking to block enforcement of a law that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed on Friday, which partially ...
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.
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.
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.
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