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Tuesday 22nd 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)

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News Headlines

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.
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.
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 ...
COA questions Sangyaw Festival expenses
Even parades and parties aren’t spared from politics. The Commission on Audit (COA) in Eastern Visayas is questioning the P3,450,000 spent by the city government of Tacloban for its 2013 Sangyaw Festival. COA 8 Regional Director Manolo T. Sy called out Tacloban City Mayor Alfred S. Romualdez in a letter dated June 8, 2014 on the violations of Presidential Decree No.1445 in a COA Circular No. 97 ...
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Sports Headlines

Football: Gerrard calls time on England career
England captain Steven Gerrard retired from international football on Monday after becoming a pillar of the team in 114 appearances, but making way after the country's disastrous World Cup campaign. Gerrard, 34, led England at the World Cup where they bowed out in the group stage. The Liverpool midfielder said he had "agonised" over the decision since returning from Brazil. "I have agonised over ...
FC Barcelona Escola returns to the Philippines
This is a press release from the FC Barcelona Escola Philippines. CEBU, Philippines — FC Barcelona Escola (FCBE) Camp Philippines announced Tuesday, July 22, that its world renowned football training is back for a third time in the Philippines. It will be held in Cebu at the Aboitiz Sports Field from ...
Dunga hired as Brazil football coach
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is bringing back Dunga to coach the national football team, four years after he last held the job.
National Football League roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - New York Giants offensive guard Chris Snee announced his retirement Monday after struggling to bounce back from hip and elbow injuries. Snee, a four-time Pro Bowler who helped the Giants win two Super Bowls, played in the NFL for 10 seasons. Snee, 32, hoped to recover from elbow surgery and two hip operations over the past two years in time to play an 11th season but was ...
Football: Van Gaal's United debut leads US 'invasion'
Fifty years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are playing pre-season matches in the United States hoping to spark growth for the sport. Premier League sides Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City will combine to play 16 matches on US soil in a follow on to strong American interest in the World Cup ...
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