Leyte (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Leyte (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 11.37
Longitude: 124.489998
population: 7,223
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

For LGU projects use of local sources urged

ORMOC CITY, Philippines — Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas encouraged mayors to utilize local resources in their project implementation.Roxas, in his recent visit to this city, said coco lumbers and other construction materials available in the locality ... [Published Philippine Star - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Rising from the ruins

Easter 2014 is very significant to the fifteen Political Science students who were among the 196 students from UP Tacloban who cross enrolled at UP Cebu. To recall, classes were already in full swing for the second semester when these transferees were ... [Published Cebu Daily News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Katrina and Yolanda: Sharing experiences

MANILA, Philippines - Just when worldwide attention on Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda was starting to calm down on the devastation and rehabilitation efforts for affected areas and people, two American travel executives quietly slipped into town to share their ... [Published Philippine Star - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The promise of rain: A story of hope and new beginning

MANILA, Philippines - “Baby, ‘wag ka muna lumabas kasi masama ang panahon,” Amor told the baby in her womb, when Typhoon Yolanda struck their community of Basey, Samar. Amor was eight months pregnant.She recounts how minutes before the storm, someone ... [Published Philippine Star - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Intel rolls out rebuilding program for damaged school in Leyte

In line with its commitment to improve education, Intel Foundation together with its employees worldwide, recently announced ongoing efforts to rebuild the Sto. Niño Elementary School in Tanauan, Leyte, which was damaged by Typhoon Yolanda.Intel has partnered ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Leyte, Albay in PH-US exercise

AROUND 5,500 Filipino and American soldiers will participate in this year s Balikatan exercises starting on May 5 in various venues in the country, including a series of humanitarian and civic assistance activities in Tacloban City in Leyte and Legazpi ... [Published Manila Standard Today - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

WESM steps up collection of past dues

Share this:The operator of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) is stepping up collections of unsettled amounts on traded or procured electricity, primarily on some accounts with electric cooperatives.In a summary of unpaid energy settlement amounts ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

12 die in Philippine Lenten season accidents

MANILA: At least 12 people were killed and 96 others injured in accidents that marred the solemn observance of the Lenten season in this predominantly Catholic nation, a government agency reported on Friday.The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management ... [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Filipinos Rebuild Lives Five Months After Typhoon

A man stands in front of a large ship grounded by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, on Friday.People continue to rebuild their lives five months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the coast on Nov. 8, 2013, leaving more than 6000 dead and many ... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese firm won't rebuild plant destroyed by 'Yolanda'

OSAKA - Fuji Oil Co., maker of food products based on oil and fat, said Thursday it has decided to give up reconstruction of a plant in Leyte in the central Philippines that was destroyed by Supertyphoon Haiyan.Fuji Oil, based in Osaka Prefecture, plans ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

6 drug pushers, users fall in Misamis Occidental, Leyte

MANILA, Philippines - Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested six suspected drug pushers and users during separate buy-bust operations in Southern Leyte and Misamis Occidental.PDEA director general Arturo Cacdac Jr. identified the ... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

16-Apr-2014, 6:07 AM : Passengers bound for Yolanda-hit areas to get P200 bus fare discount

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA, Philippines – Passengers traveling by bus to and from Leyte and Eastern Samar this Holy Week have been granted a P200 fare discount by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board on Tuesday ... [Published Interaksyon - Apr 16 2014]

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...coco lumbers and other construction materials available in the locality and those in the local market, including labor force, are ideal sources. "If we get materials and labor from outside of your areas, this will not help in fast tracking the revival of your economy" he told the mayors
"The pump boat was expected to arrive at the Limasawa port after three hours, but it is still missing until today" Bacho was quoted in the PNA report as saying
Ryan says, it was all a combination of "Hard work, creativity and a true passion for fabulous designs" plus self-respect and loving what you do
"I am grateful to the LTFRB and the provincial bus operators for granting my request. The P200 discount is definitely a big help to all passengers going to and from Leyte and Eastern Samar, particularly during this time of their recovery.This also goes to show that the bus operators are also charitable,” he said."

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For LGU projects use of local sources urged [Published Philippine Star - 1 hour ago]
Rising from the ruins [Published Cebu Daily News - 2 hours ago]
Visayas Newsbits for April 20, 2014 [Published Yahoo Philippines News - 5 hours ago]
Katrina and Yolanda: Sharing experiences [Published Philippine Star - 7 hours ago]
The promise of rain: A story of hope and new be... [Published Philippine Star - 7 hours ago]
Intel rolls out rebuilding program for damaged ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 9 hours ago]
Leyte, Albay in PH-US exercise [Published Manila Standard Today - 9 hours ago]
WESM steps up collection of past dues [Published Manila Bulletin - 11 hours ago]
12 die in Philippine Lenten season accidents [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 18 2014]
Filipinos Rebuild Lives Five Months After Typhoon [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 18 2014]
Area women help in Philippines recovery [Published Mankato Free Press - Apr 18 2014]
Foreign Volunteers Continue “Helping out to mak... [Published Kicker Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
GRAPHIC PICTURES: Christians Re-Enact Crucifixion [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 18 2014]
GSIS extends HELP to 5 areas [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 18 2014]
Philippines: Distribution of stationeries for s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
Japanese firm won't rebuild plant destroyed by ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 18 2014]
6 drug pushers, users fall in Misamis Occidenta... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 18 2014]
Scholars from MM, 3 provinces sign contract wit... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 18 2014]
Fuji Oil to end production at typhoon-wrecked P... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 17 2014]
Family wants to bury Mers victim in Philippines [Published Gulf News - Apr 17 2014]
Typhoon survivors rebuild lives [Published Arabian Business - Apr 17 2014]
Philippines: Rice supply flow - Leyte & Sam... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
57,000 fallen coconut trees cleared under PCA’s... [Published Positive News Media - Apr 17 2014]
Drug firm Novartis to help Leyte firefighter [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 17 2014]
Bohol, Cebu, rest of Central Visayas brace for ... [Published Philippine Department of Science and Technology - Apr 17 2014]
3 missing as floods submerge Eastern Visayas vi... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 16 2014]
U.A.E.'s Red Crescent visits Typhoon Haiyan-hit... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 16 2014]
Massive infra spending set [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 16 2014]
DOST-SEI scholarship exams produces 230 qualifi... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 16 2014]
Philippines: Female police officers are also in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
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Philippines: Distribution of stationeries for s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
Source: Association of Medical Doctors of AsiaCountry: Philippines Leyte Island in the Philippines was severely hit by the super typhoon Yolanda on November 8th 2013. AMDA conducted emergency relief activities for the initial two months and started reconstruction ...
Philippines: Rice supply flow - Leyte & Sam... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Philippines Eastern Visayas is primarily an agricultural region where its population, presently totaling more than 4 million, largely depends on rice as staple food. The average per capita consumption in the region ...
Philippines: Female police officers are also in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Erlinda Olivia P. Tiu TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 15 (PIA) – In the aftermath of super Typhoon Yolanda, the female police officers have taken a more active role in the rehabilitation of Yolanda ...
Philippines: Rebuilding from ground zero: DSWD ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines Brighter days are ahead for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda as Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman created a task force for the rebuilding of ...
Philippines: DSWD, partners to start civil regi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines Palo, Leyte – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman enjoined Typhoon Yolanda survivors especially those who lost vital civil documents to avail ...
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Aerial views of typhoon destruction [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Nov 13 2013]
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