Leyte Island


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Noun1.Leyte Island - a battle in World War IILeyte Island - a battle in World War II; the return of United States troops to the Philippines began with landings on Leyte Island in October 1944; the battle marked first use of kamikaze aircraft by the Japanese
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
Philippine Islands, Philippines - an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
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(MHPS) has received an order for refurbishment of a waste heat recovery boiler in operation at Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining Corporation (PASAR), located on Leyte Island in the Philippines.
The Philippine Army has vowed to work double-time to neutralize the remaining 15 armed fighters of the New People's Army (NPA) still running and hiding in the mountains of Leyte Island.
Meanwhile, minor cracks were seen on the ceilings of the arrival and check-in areas of the passenger terminal building (PTB) of Tacloban Airport in Leyte Island, while passengers and airport personnel "are safe and unhurt," the DOTr said.
(MHI), has delivered two MGS (Mitsubishi Generator Series) diesel generator sets to SM Center Ormoc, a commercial facility newly opened in the city of Ormoc on the west coast of the Philippines' Leyte Island. SM Center Ormoc is a project of SM Prime Holdings, Inc., one of the largest developers and operators of retail shopping centers in the Philippines.
'Our first half results, similar to what we communicated to the market during our [first-quarter] earnings announcement, were largely dominated by the impact of Typhoon 'Urduja' (international name: Kai-tak) that hit Leyte island, site of our biggest business unit, in December,' EDC chief financial officer Nestor Vasay said in a statement.
'Our first half results, similar to what we communicated to the market during our Q1 earnings announcement, were largely dominated by the impact of Typhoon Urduja that hit Leyte island, site of our biggest business unit, in December,' EDC chief financial officer Nestor Vasay said.
'Our first-half results, similar to what we communicated to the market during our first-quarter earnings announcement, were largely dominated by the impact of Typhoon Urduja that hit Leyte island, site of our biggest business unit, last December.
Local officials reported three deaths on neighbouring Leyte island -- a two-year-old boy who drowned in the town of Mahaplag, a woman buried by a landslide and another person who fell into a flooded manhole in Ormoc city.
1944 During World War II a Japanese fighter plane attacks HMAS Australia off Leyte Island in the first kamikaze attack.
Vice President Jejomar Binay piled on, hitting Roxas for his alleged failures as transport chief and then as head of the government's preparatory and rescue effort for (http://www.ibtimes.com/after-typhoon-haiyan-philippines-economy-grows-slowest-pace-over-year-1489028) Typhoon Haiyan , which left more than 6,000 dead in 2013, mostly in Leyte island.
The ferry had just arrived at a pier in the port city of Ormoc on Leyte Island from nearby Cebu city.