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Why you have to invest in Leyte, Philippines?


Leyte offers...

IN-PLACED SUPPORT FACILITIES

Developed Infra-Utilities and Support Services

The Eastern Visayas Telephone Co. (a Bayantel company) mainly provides, telecommunications services through its eight (8) telephone exchanges and thirty-six (36) public calling offices in the province's forty-one (41) municipalities and two (2) cities.  Cellular phone services are being provided by Globe, Smart, IslaCom and Mobiline.  The province is linked to the rest of the world by Internet service providers.

Existing Geothermal Power

Leyte is home of the biggest geothermal fields in the country and second in the world generating more than 700 MW.

Centrality of Location

Leyte's strategic location linked the two major growth centers of the country - Manila in Luzon and Davao in Mindanao through the Philippine-Japan Friendship Highway.

Infrastructure

There are 24 seaports, with major ports in Tacloban, Ormoc City and LIDE-Isabel.  Secondary ports are located in Palompon, Bato, Baybay and Hilongos, Leyte with Cebu City as their main destination.  Tacloban port is the primary shipping harbor in Eastern Visayas with inter-island and international routes.

The DZR Airport in Tacloban City is a trunkline airport with a total runway of 2,400 linear meters and an apron terminal of 19,500 square meters.  Daily flights to/from Manila are provided by Philippine Airlines (with Boeing 737 aircraft facilities), Air Philippines and Cebu Pacific.

Water Supply

There are ten (10) water districts and nine (9) municipal waterworks system in the province that provides the water demand of the 30 municipalities with an aggregate volume of water of about 11B cubic meters.  The Leyte Metropolitan Water District (LMWD) is the largest system covering Tacloban City and seven (7) municipalities.