Tacloban News

Friday 18th April 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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News Headlines

Tacloban traders hail Aquino for fund release
Tacloban City, Leyte – Businessmen here are hailing the recent release of P230 million in rehabilitation funds by President Benigno S. Aquino III to Mayor Alfred S. Romualdez and are urging the latter to prioritize the rehabilitation of the Tacloban City Public Market which was damaged in the typhoon in November last year. Tacloban Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Jack ...
Pinoy kids keep pay-it-forward spirit alive in Tacloban
TACLOBAN CITY - Some children in the Philippines who found care with others in their misfortunes in life are "paying it forward" in Haiyan-hit areas in the central Philippines.
Tacloban needs P2B for homeless
More than 150 days after one of the deadliest typhoons ever recorded leveled his city, Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez is still at a loss to provide decent shelter to residents displaced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
Lacson: Romualdezes brought ‘hakot’ crowds to anti-govt rallies in Tacloban
Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday accused politicians from Leyte's Romualdez clan of ferrying paid crowds to rallies in Tacloban City over the past months to protest the government's response to Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
15 teachers hospitalized for inhaling carbon monoxide
TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte—At least 15 teachers from Catbalogan City in Samar were taken to a hospital on Wednesday after they were overcome by carbon monoxide from a generator set installed at the door of a two-story building of the City Schools Division Office.   Eliot Lopez, city disaster risk reduction management officer, said the teachers were holding a seminar on the second floor of the building ...
Tacloban must rise from the rubble
I had long planned on visiting Tacloban, the capital city of Leyte, to enjoy a panoramic view of nature. I had also long wanted to visit the famous landing site of the late American general Douglas MacArthur in the town of Palo. After he was ordered to leave Bataan for Australia during World War II, MacArthur promised the Filipino people that he would return. It was a promise that boosted the ...
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Sports Headlines

Football: No Brazil move for Anelka -- Mineiro
Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro said Tuesday they have scrapped plans to sign controversial French forward Nicolas Anelka. Director of football Eduardo Maluf indicated Mineiro had been unable to contact the former Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea veteran and would not pursue their interest in the 35-year-old. "At no time did we manage to speak to the player," Brazilian media ...
Football: UEFA to mark 1914 Christmas truce match
European football's governing body UEFA on Tuesday announced that it planned a high-level ceremony to mark the 1914 Christmas truce match played by Allied and German soldiers in World War I. UEFA chief Michel Platini has invited the leaders of Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Ireland and Italy, plus the heads of the national football associations, to take part in the December 17 commemoration ...
Lanao hosts grassroots football workshop
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte , Philippines – Thirty-three Grassroots Development Officers (GDO) from all over the country and belonging to the Philippine Football Federation attended the second Grassroots Football Workshop April 1-5 at the Mindanao Civic Center sports complex here.
Goshenland FC holds clinic
THE thriving sport of football continues its growth in the Summer Capital with Cordillera Goshenland Football Club recently opening its football clinic for young kids.
Football: Man City players world's top earners - study
Footballers with English Premier League club Manchester City are the most highly-paid athletes in global sport, according to a study published on Wednesday.
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