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10 cops in bungled drug bust axed

A police station chief, his deputy and eight other policemen in Ormoc City, Leyte province, have been relieved from their posts pending investigation on the bungled buy-bust operation that resulted in the death of the operation’s target, a suspected drug dealer, and two civilians, and injuries to six others.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Suspected pusher, 2 others killed in buy-bust shootout


A dentist and a government employee were killed while at least six others were injured when a drug suspect fired on a crowd in a makeshift cockpit in Ormoc City on Tuesday to evade arrest.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Reds may not like it, but gov’t to pursue peace

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Teresita “Ging” Deles. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The government remains committed to forging peace with the communist rebels despite a recent declaration by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) that it would not be returning to the negotiating table during the Aquino administration.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Relief goods, free medical services for Ormoc residents

A TEAM from the SM Foundation Inc. went to Ormoc City, one of the areas badly hit by supertyphoon Yolanda, last Nov. 15 and 16 to distribute 10,000 relief packs to the typhoon victims including those in neighboring areas. The team also went to barangay San Pablo in Ormoc City to conduct a medical mission. [...]

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cargo trucks, volunteers and housing materials needed

MORE cargo trucks, volunteers and construction materials are needed to sustain the relief efforts to typhoon victims in Cebu, Tacloban City, Isabel, Guiuan and Ormoc City. “I hope there are more cargo trucks available to deliver 151,189 family food packs to these areas,” Aileen Lariba, information officer of the Department of Social Welfare and Development [...]

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

PCCL caging moved to Cebu from Ormoc City

THE Southern Islands championship of this year’s Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) has been moved to Cebu and will be staged at the Cebu Coliseum on Nov. 18 to 20. This development was announced through the league’s official social network accounts yesterday in light of the devastation that befell the city of Ormoc which was [...]

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Power transmission facilities still out in Leyte, Samar

Daanbantayan street in northern Cebu after the supertyphoon Yolanda.TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAIILY NEWS FILE PHOTO

Power transmission facilities knocked out by “supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) have remained out of commission for seven provinces in the Visayas as of Sunday, the Sy-led National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP), said.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NDRRMC keeps ‘Yolanda’ death toll at 151 as communication lines down

Residents pulling relief goods pass by dead bodies that lie on the street after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. AP

Even the main operations center of the primary state agency tasked to coordinate disaster response and relief efforts is feeling the brunt of “supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan).

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

MMDA sends teams to Leyte for rescue, relief, clearing operations

MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino. INQUIRER.NET FILE PHOTO

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has sent four teams to Tacloban and Ormoc in Leyte and Borongan in Eastern Samar to help in the ongoing rescue and clearing operations, particularly areas hit the hardest by “supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan).

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fuel siphoning begins in ship docked at Ormoc City

The Coast Guard has started collecting fuel from the cargo vessel that listed at the port of Ormoc City, Leyte, and leaked fuel last Saturday.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

WHAT WENT BEFORE: Other fires trapping stay-in workers

In recent years, fires have ripped through factories and commercial buildings in the Philippines, claiming the lives of stay-in workers

Posted: May 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

3.5 magnitude quake hits Ormoc City


A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck Ormoc City before dawn on Monday, a Radyo Inquirer 990AM report said.

Posted: April 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Woman arrested in Ormoc City drug raid


The police here arrested a 37-year-old woman for alleged possession of illegal drugs during a raid in her house in Purok 4, Tambulilid village, this city on Tuesday.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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