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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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was killed in an alleged shootout with police officers on Saturday night in Ormoc City, Leyte.
Rentuaya said Miro was rushed to Ospa Farmers Medical Center Hospital in Ormoc City where he was declared dead on arrival.
In other parts of Eastern Visayas, three people died in Leyte, Southern Leyte and Ormoc City, while 14 others died of drowning: five in Leyte, three in Eastern Samar and one each in Samar Tacloban and Ormoc.
At least 56 houses were slightly damaged in Altavista village in Ormoc City, according to the Philippine News Agency (PNA).
8 Geohazard Survey Team recommended for the relocation and evacuation of the residents in identified quake-damaged areas in Ormoc City based on a summary report.
A "leg amputee" was killed in a landslide in Ormoc City (near Leyte).
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.
No other passengers or crew members were missing, while 142 were rescued from the waters where the MB Kim Nirvana capsized after being battered by huge waves off the port in Ormoc City, 560 kilometers south-east of Manila, dpa reported.
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.
On the quiet Sunday morning of this interview, actor, athlete and Ormoc City mayor Richard Gomez stands hunched over a large rectangular canvas laid on the tiled floor of the patio in his home.
Ormoc City -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Fourth Engineering District Office is assuring the safety and comfort of the travelling public entering its area of jurisdiction.
If these 96,139 visitors spent an average of P2,000 during their visit here, that is already P192,278,000 circulating in Ormoc City in just four months,' he said.