Simple Christmas In Tacloban City

  There was a buzz going around Tacloban City as what the city government would do for Christmas, considering that there had been lots of concerts and performances by different groups. However, not that the City Government of Tacloban wanted to disappoint, but that it really had no time to make preparations for such things,…

QC Mayor Herbert Bautista Visits Tacloban

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista arrived at Tacloban City to show support to the Taclobanons. Mayor Bautista was received by Mayor Alfred Romualdez at the airport, and the two went around to show the devastated sites. Mayor Bautista then went around with his entourage to distribute relief goods around the city to severely affected barangays.…

Robinson’s Supermarket Is Now Open

Robinson’s supermarket opened yesterday December 19 with Mayor Alfred Romualdez and Congressman Martin Romuladez present at the opening along with officials from Robinson’s. Loads of Taclobanons flocked to the supermarket to check out the available groceries. Perhaps some were also curious to see how the supermarket was restored especially after it was heavily looted following…

Manila Mayor Erap Estrada Gives Support To Tacloban

Manila Mayor Erap Estrada visited Tacloban City to give aid to the city. Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez received a check from Mayor Estrada, who also brought truckloads of relief items to distribute all over the city. Those also interested in donating may deposit directly to: Account Name- City Government of Tacloban 1. Landbank of…

Tacloban City Buries Its Dead

It was on Sunday afternoon of December 15 that Tacloban City were finally able to bury their first set of typhoon victims from over 2,000 that perished from the devastation of Typhoon Yolanda. It was over a month because as dead bodies were retrieved under the rubble, the NBI-SOCCO team still had to “process” the…

Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Facts

Some facts as of December 14, 2013 Thank you very much to all the volunteers (local and foreign) and to government agencies (local and national), who are helping in humanitarian efforts in Tacloban City and the rest of the typhoon-Yolanda-affected areas throughout the Philippines. Damo nga Salamat! Of course, there is still much work to…

Justin Bieber Lifts Spirits In Tacloban

World-renowned pop icon Justin Bieber came to Tacloban City as the last stop of his Believe World Tour. He had a 14-month tour around the world, and made an unscheduled stop to Tacloban City and included this as his last stop for his tour. He tweeted, “About to go perform the last #believetour show. The…

Wood Shredder Needed For Tacloban City

Tacloban City has been doing clearing and cleaning operations since typhoon Yolanda devastated the city. There is still a lot of garbage and debris out in the streets everyday. The streets have been cleared of initial garbage and now the destruction from the homes is being put out again in the streets. One of the…