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Ormoc

 

a city and small port in the Philippines, on the island of Leyte. Population 85,900 (1970). Cottage industries include the production of baskets, purses, garments, twine for fishing nets, and pottery. Fish products are also processed. Ormoc has an airport.

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The van was headed to Tacloban City from Ormoc City around 6 a.m.
The 'Bird of Prey' film was shown at the Ormoc City Superdome on August 13, Visayas State University in Baybay City on August 14, and SM Ormoc Center Cinema on August 15.
Bravo, one of the rising stars from Ormoc City, trounced Gerald Gemida, 6-2, 6-3, in the 16-U finals then crushed Grant Regino, 6-3, 6-1, in the premier division of the first-ever tournament at Calbayog Tennis Courts.
ORMOC City is the latest beneficiary of a classroom construction project under the auspices of the Japanese government.
ORMOC CITY - Mayor Richard Gomez laid out their plans for the city and the province for the next three years.
At least 56 houses were slightly damaged in Altavista village in Ormoc City, according to the Philippine News Agency (PNA).
A "leg amputee" was killed in a landslide in Ormoc City (near Leyte).
The motorized, wooden-hulled MBCA Kim-Nirvana was carrying 189 passengers and crew when it rolled onto its side and overturned minutes after leaving the port of Ormoc City on Thursday.
A FERRY carrying 173 people has capsized as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead and 19 others missing Officials said at least 118 people from the M/B Kim Nirvana were rescued by nearby fishing boats and coastguard personnel or swam to safety off Ormoc city, on Leyte Island.
and was located 12 kilometers northeast of Ormoc City.