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  Leyte province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leyte is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.
Leyte is located west of Samar province, north of Southern Leyte and south of Biliran.
To the west of Leyte across the Camotes Sea is the province of Cebu.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leyte_province   (245 words)

The province of Leyte is one of the six provinces of Eastern Visayas Region in Central Philippines.
Carigara Bay bound it on the north, San Juanico Strait and Leyte Gulf in the east, Visayas Sea and Ormoc Sea in the west, and the province of Southern Leyte in the south.
Leyte is a showcase of rich history and culture set in an unspoiled environment of natural beauty and rustic elegance.
darfu8.tripod.com /rp_leyte.htm   (1596 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: U.S. 24th Infantry Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
After occupation duty in the Hollandia area, the 24th Division landed on Red Beach on Leyte, 20 October 1944, as part of the X Corps, Sixth Army, and driving up Leyte Valley advanced to Jaro and took Breakneck Ridge, 12 November 1944, in heavy fighting.
While mopping up continued on Leyte, the 19th RCT moved to Mindoro Island as part of the Western Visayan Task Force, landing in the San Jose area, 15 December 1944.
Leyte can refer to several things: Leyte, an island in the Phillipines, site of a major World War II battle Leyte Gulf, also in the Phillipines, and site of a WW II battle Leyte province, a province of the Phillipines, including most of Leyte island Southern Leyte, a province of...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/U.S.-24th-Infantry-Division   (2022 words)

 History of Leyte @ Philippine-Divers
Leyteños, like the Samareños when it comes to their province, like to point out of that their forebear were among the first to welcome the Spaniards but they were also among the first to resist the invaders.
Leyte was one of the provinces where the early seeds of nationalism were planted.
It is held in the afternoon and highlights the annual fiesta of Santo Niño de Leyte.
www.dive-wizard.de /main/leyte/history.htm   (2707 words)

 Leyte: Abuyog, Leyte, Barugo, Alang-alang, and Jaro
The Augustinians may have actively evangelized Leyte for it is reported that before the Jesuits arrived the Augustinian Fray Miguel Perpiñan was captured by Moros as he was busily engaged at work.
In 1851, Leyte was separated from the mother town of Carigara, and seculars took charge; in 1871, The Franciscans took charge of the town.
In 1700s, Jaro was a visita of Barugo, ceded to the Augustinians in 1768.
www.admu.edu.ph /offices/mirlab/panublion/r8_ableybalang.html   (992 words)

One of the oldest provinces in the country, Leyte is perhaps the most economically developed of the six provinces of the Eastern Visayas region.
Leyte Mountain Trail - An outstanding trekking area which starts from the Mahagnao National Park, Burauen, to Danao Lake and Tongonan National Park in Ormoc, a distance of approximately 40 km.
Leyte Landing Anniversary (October20) - A commemorative program which marks the anniversary of the October 20, 1944 landing on Leyte of the Allied Forces of Liberation.
www.kingtvl.com.ph /destinations_and_interests/ormoc.html   (2942 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Things to Do   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It offers a panoramic view of Leyte Gulf and surrounding coastal towns; a landscaped garden with tropical flowers and shrubs; benches, concrete tables with canopy; restroom, open-air stage where memorial programs are held.
Palo, Leyte was declared in the Diocesan Synod of 1910 as a center of faith and religiousity in Eastern Visayas.
Leyte’s festival of festivals, participated in by various municipalities in order to preserve cultural traditions thus enhancing the town’s touristic appeal.
www.wowphilippines.com.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=thingstodo&province=44   (2565 words)

 Municipality of Jaro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Functional Role of the Municipality The Municipality of Jaro is basically an agricultural town.
As to classification by income, the Municipality of Jaro is considered as 3rd class municipality.
Definition of the Goals and Objectives: The primordial concern of the Development Plan of the Municipality of Jaro is the over-all socio economic growth of the area.
elgu.ncc.gov.ph /ecommunity/jaro/index.php?cat1=32&cat2=3   (207 words)

 About Tacloban
The capital of Leyte was transferred from one town to another with Tacloban as the last on February 26, 1830.
Leyte was the first to be liberated by the Americans.
The provincial government of Leyte and the municipal government of Tacloban were re-established.
tacloban.8m.com /about.html   (908 words)

 CEBU PORTAL : : Beyond Cebu
Leyte is one of the country's historic provinces.
The capital city of Tacloban is the most important seaport on the eastern coast, while Ormoc City is the outlet on the western coast.
The Leyte Provincial Capitol in Tacloban became the seat of the Commonwealth during the Liberation of 1944.
www.cebuportal.com /info/beyondcebu.html   (682 words)

 NSCB RU-8 - QRES_4QTR_2k3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Leyte Gulf Landings was graced by several foreign dignitaries.
Side by side with the celebration of the Leyte Gulf Landings was the holding of the Third National Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) Rover Moot, a camping activity.
The Provincial Government of Leyte and the Department of Education participated in the Education and Twinning Mission in Nachville, Tenesse, USA from October 2 to 11, 2003.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru8/qres.htm   (4098 words)

 A.M. No. 289-MJ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Meneleo C. Melicor, District Judge of Leyte, who was designated to investigate this case, this complaint stemmed from the actuations of respondent Judge in the criminal complaint for attempted murder against Celestino Algas filed with the Municipal Court of Jaro, Leyte.
Said criminal case arose from an incident on the evening of October 18, 1971, in Barrio Tinambacan, Municipality of Jaro Province of Leyte, wherein a certain Catalino Lotrago was shot and wounded.
Celestino Algas was arrested in the town of Jaro on the evening of November 4, 1971, pursuant to the warrant in Criminal Case No. 4866 issued by respondent Judge, and confined in the municipal jail until he was released on bail on November 8, 1971.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1974/nov1974/am_289_mj_1974.html   (734 words)

 Asia Finest Discussion Forum > Waray Section
Imelda Marcos and the Romualdez clan is from Leyte.
Jul 7 2004, 06:44 AM fierece hell yes we're fierce, my grandad is born and raised in jaro before the war, and they got some crazy sobs down there, that's where they got the belt duels, where they tie each other up in a single rope with one itak each end.
Jul 7 2004, 11:43 PM i think the west side of leyte is cebuano predominantly but samar and leyte, or eastern leyte is waray.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t11391.html   (837 words)

It may be noted that the "official insurrection" in Leyte collapsed after only 16 months of symbolic and so-so resistance with the surrender in May 1901 of Gen. Ambrocio Mojica, the Caviteño appointed by Pres.
Instead, the struggle assumed greater ferocity and force after it was picked up by the Pulahan (the freedom fighters in red uniforms), a pseudo-religious social movement with millenarian aspirations and mostly peasant membership.
Among the Pulahan leaders in Leyte, official records acknowledged the leadership roles and importance of the brothers Juan Tamayo and Felipe Tamayo, who were labeled as bandits from Jaro, Leyte.
litera1no4.tripod.com /waray_frame.html   (263 words)

 "REGION VIII"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Leyte, the center of commerce and industry, is on the western part of Leyte Island.
Because of the fertile soil and rich fishing grounds of Ormoc City, the residents are engaged in agriculture and fishing.
Southern Leyte is warm, with an average annual temperature of 81oF.
www.livinginthephilippines.com /region8.html   (1473 words)

 Web Templates by LINE9.com
Jaro Leyte Philippines is 4th class towns in the Visayan region, full of history colorful tradition and rich in agricultural resources.
Like many of the rural areas in the Philippines, Jaro does not have industrial development thus for those that farming and rural life does not appeal to their sense of adventure, the town always succumb to sons and daughters of the town leaving for a greener pasture.
The site webmaster is from downtown Jaro so you know where the name of the site came from.
www.jaro-leyte.com   (150 words)

 G.R. No. 73907   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Prudencio Fevidal, Municipal Health Officer of Jaro, Leyte conducted the autopsy on the body and reported that the cause of death was severe hemorrhage due to four stab wounds in the chest and abdomen.
Nevertheless, the reason for the killing of Galvez is not difficult to discover from the activities of the protagonists.
The motive is traceable to the violent rivalry between two groups operating the game of masiao in Jaro, with Galvez and the accused on opposite sides.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1993/may1993/gr_73907_1993.html   (1137 words)

 Sansibar Blade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In previous articles written on the Rapid Journal magazine, one of the arguments Ned Nepangue presented to debunk the kali myth was to find a connection between kali the martial art and flsmithing arts in Mindanao (presumably as what most FMA organizations preach is that kali originated in Muslim Mindanao).
Except for Tunga, Jaro and Carigara continue to be the major flsmithing centers of Leyte.
General Ablin of Ormoc City, Southern Leyte is the inventor of Derobio Eskrima and mentor of the late Grandmaster Braulio Pedoy.
cebueskrima.s5.com /whats_new.html   (1192 words)

 Philippines - Catholic Church Local History and Ancestors Genealogy Research
Presently, the Diocese of Maasin encompasses "the entire province of Southern Leyte, and the towns of Matalon, Bato, Hilongos, Hindang, Inopacan and Baybay in the province of Leyte.
Leyte and Samar (known as Tendaya and lbabao to the Spanish) were under the jurisdiction of the Spanish government in Cebu until the 1735.
Formed from the Diocese of Cebu, the Diocese of Calbayog originally encompassed the island provinces of Samar and Leyte, until 1937 when the Diocese of Palo, in Leyte was established.
home.att.net /~Local_Catholic/Catholic-Philippines.htm   (3132 words)

 The Empire Strikes Back
He then sailed to Limasawa re-tracing the Magellan route but found the island sparsely populated and just the burnt remnants of the Rajah's palace and evidence of Portuguese attack.
This sent the Datu and his people fleeing to Leyte and settling in Biliran, Lapu-Lapu's abode.
The battles were concentrated mostly in Jaro, (perhaps the origin of "Goodbye Jaro"?).
members.tripod.com /Taclobanon/Spanishamerican.htm   (507 words)

During the first half of the seventeenth century the colony had to struggle against internal and external foes; the Dutch in particular, the Japanese, the Chinese, the Moros, the natives of Bohol, Leyte, and Cagayan.
In spite of the difficulties against which the islands had to struggle, the work of the evangelization went rapidly forward.
The suffragan sees are: Jaro; Nueva Caceres; Nueva Segovia; Cebu, Calbayog; Lipa; Tuguegarao; Zamboanga; and the Prefecture Apostolic of Palawan.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12010a.htm   (7278 words)

 2 more Betti Sy murder suspects fall in Leyte - Jan. 03, 2004
TWO ALLEGED kidnappers of Coca-Cola executive Betti Chua Sy were arrested in Leyte Thursday but denied participation in her abduction and killing.
Fernando S. Niegas and Leo Garrido, said to be members of the Waray kidnap gang, however, admitted their role as safehouse caretakers in the abduction of four Chinese nationals.
Niegas and Garrido were arrested in Barangay Macanip in Jaro, Leyte, at around 11 a.m.
www.inq7.net /nat/2004/jan/03/nat_8-1.htm   (601 words)

 NameTraq | Last Name: Betti   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
POLICE arrested a fifth suspect in the kidnapping and murder of Chinese-Filipino Coca-Cola executive Betti Chua-Sy in the municipality of Jaro, Iloilo province...
LEYTE police arrested a fourth suspect in the kidnap-murder of Chinese-Filipino Coca-Cola executive Betti Chua Sy.
Agents of the National Anti-Kidnapping Task Force (Naktaf) on Friday arrested in Leyte another suspect in the kidnap-slay of Coca-Cola executive Betti Chua Sy...
www.nametraq.org /Jan04/B/Betti.shtml   (1367 words)

 Philippine Center for Policy Studies - PCPS
The GOFORDEV Index is adopted in 2003 in 41 cities and municipalities in Bulacan, Davao del Norte, Samar, Leyte, Biliran, Bohol, Negros Oriental, Cebu, Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga del Norte.
Although only 20 areas were initially targeted for expansion, the number of implementers of the Index only suggests that indeed more people see the necessity to improve the quality of local governance and actually do something concrete to achieve local development.
Jaro, Leyte Capoocan, Leyte Ormoc City, Leyte Merida, Leyte Tolosa, Leyte Sta.
www.e-works.com.ph /pcps/gofordev.asp   (2898 words)

 Ninuno Mo, Ninuno Ko: Miguel de Loarca 1
Sa silangang timog (southeast) ng Leyte ang pulo ng Ybabao na tinatawag ding Tandaya (Samar ang tawag ngayon; nasa silangang hilaga (northeast) ng Leyte - walang pang mapa ng Pilipinas nuong 1582 at tinatantiya lamang ni Loarca ang landas ng mga pulo).
Sa hilaga ng Leyte ay isang maliit na pulo, 35 kilometro lamang ang laki paligid at 12 kilometro ang lapad, na tinatawag na Maripipi.
Patuloy sa hilaga mula sa Leyte, natatagpuan ang malaking pulo ng Masbate, 145 kilometro ang sukat paikot at bandang 28 kilometro ang lapad.
www.elaput.org /loarca01.htm   (2691 words)

 EVISNet Local News - LSDE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Petilla disclosed that the computers will be used to submit their pertinent documents to the office of the governor by using emails to avoid efforts in going to the governor’s office.
The municipalities are Kananga, Leyte Vice-Mayor Marciano Nahine; Mahaplag, Leyte Vice-Mayor Glenn Bartolini; Villaba, Leyte Vice-Mayor Jorge Veloso; Merida, Leyte Vice-Mayor Rodrigo Wenceslao; Matalom, Leyte Vice-Mayor Corazon Torres; Matag-ob, Leyte Vice-Mayor Agustin Pedrano; Leyte-Leyte, Vice-Mayor Jerry Apacible; Isabel, Leyte Vice-Mayor Greg Cerillo; Jaro, Leyte Vice-Mayor Rodrigo Arbas and San Isidro, Leyte Vice-Mayor Octavious Labtic.
The vice mayors passed a resolution requesting said computers and the resolution be signed by the members of the Sangguniang Bayan and then submit the resolution to the governor.
www.evis.net.ph /lsde/archives/2005/July/july14a.htm   (231 words)

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