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Nursing 3rd placer is beauty and brains from Silliman in Dumaguete

NO. 3 Marian Vanslembrouck of Silliman University: I wasn’t expecting it. GREG MORALES / CONTRIBUTOR

Marian Vanslembrouck, 19, was overwhelmed upon hearing that she placed third in the 2013 Nurse Licensure Examination.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

37 flights cancelled due to bad weather

INQUIRER.net file photo

At least 37 flights were cancelled on Saturday as the low pressure area continues to bring rains to some Visayas and Mindanao provinces.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

32 flights cancelled due to bad weather

INQUIRER.net file photo

At least 32 flights were cancelled on Saturday as the low pressure area continues to bring rains to some Visayas and Mindanao provinces.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cortes is new Dumaguete bishop

CEBU Auxiliary Bishop Julito Cortes, parish priest of Sto. Rosario Parish in Cebu City, was appointed by Pope Francis as the new bishop of Dumaguete. His appointment was posted on the Facebook account of Fr. Jan Limchua, a close friend of the bishop.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Telco sets disaster preparedness caravan in Dumaguete

MORE than 400 residents in Dumaguete City are expected to participate in the disaster preparedness caravan tomorrow at the Dumaguete City High School multipurpose gym.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Ferry runs aground in Dumaguete; 200 passengers safe—Coast Guard

Rescuers are trying to attach ropes to MV Zamboanga Ferry of George and Peter Lines so a forklift stationed at the pier in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental can pull the vessel to deeper waters. On board the raft are passengers, who are mostly students coming back to this university city from their Christmas break. /photo by Alex V. Pal, Inquirer Visayas

A ferry carrying about 200 passengers ran aground in the port of Dumaguete Thursday morning due to strong waves brought by tropical depression “Auring”, the Coast Guard said.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aboitiz Group calls for donations

The Aboitiz Group, led by the Aboitiz Foundation, is now accepting donations for areas in Mindanao that were hit by typhoon Pablo. Thousands of families in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, Bukidnon, Iligan, and Davao in Mindanao, and the cities of Dumaguete and Tanjay in Negros Oriental are still in need of help. The Aboitiz Group [...]

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Anti-trafficking concert slated in Dumaguete

NON-GOVERNMENT organizations working to end human trafficking in the country is organizing a series of road show concerts nationwide this August to raise awareness among the Filipino youths on the need to stop human trafficking.   The Visayan Forum Foundation Inc. (VF) has earlier partnered with MTV Exit and the Movement of Anti-Trafficking Advocates (MATA) [...]

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rough ride for helmet law in Dumaguete


Dumaguete the City of Gentle People, has also been dubbed the “Motorcycle Capital of the Philippines.” Yet, visitors may be surprised to see thousands of motorcycles moving around town driven by people with no helmets.

Posted: March 16th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Palace to release P1B more for calamity fund; AFP saves P4M

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Budget Secretary Florencio Abad Jr.  FILE PHOTO

Malacañang is releasing within the month an additional P1 billion to beef up this year’s calamity fund and “ensure the swift and continuous assistance to areas affected by Tropical Storm ‘Sendong,’” according to Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad.

Posted: December 22nd, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Relief drive: Poor show again they’re quick to give than rich

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DAILY BREAD Families displaced by Tropical Storm “Sendong” line up for their daily food ration at Iligan Institute of Technology in Iligan City.  EDWIN BACASMAS

Even before Ateneo de Manila University officially launched its own relief drive on Monday for the victims and survivors of Tropical Storm “Sendong,” one of its security guards had already come forward, carrying a small bag containing two tins of canned goods, instant noodles and some rice.

Posted: December 22nd, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘He is our only child who lived’

Mike Herald Dela Gracia, 8 with his parents Helen and Arnaldo. EDWIN BACASMAS PHOTO

With the many lives lost on Bayug Island at the mouth of a river in this coastal heartland, a boy’s exceptional tale of survival is the only thing that comforts his folks in their time of sorrow.

Posted: December 22nd, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Dog dies after saving drowning girl in CDO flashflood

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Jennylou Yecyec, 7 and mother Marilou at the evacuation center in Cagayan De Oro City. Photo by Dennis Jay Santos, Inquirer Mindanao

A dog, indeed, is man’s best friend. This is what 7-year-old Jennylou Yecyec found out during the devastating flood that swept her and countless others away from Isla de Oro and the other villages here late Friday.

Posted: December 22nd, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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