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Disaster preparedness caravan held

AS a follow-through the Noah’s Ark Project in barangay Candu-ay, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, the last leg of Pamilyang Ready, Pamilyang Panalo Disaster Preparedness Caravan was conducted last Sept. 28 in Dumaguete City to promote disaster preparedness among the residents. Held at the Dumaguete City High School Multipurpose gymnasium, the caravan was attended by around [...]

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

Lutong Garbo opens to local chefs in Negros Or.

THE 8th ‘Lutong Garbo’ grand cook match is now open to all Negrenses for this year’s Buglasan Festival on Oct. 12 at the Provincial Agriculturist Office in Dumaguete City. The Buglasan Festival Lutong Garbo committee chairperson Sylvia Uy called on local government units and institutions which have potential master chefs to submit their entries for [...]

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Dumaguete marks Family Week

THE Dumaguete City government will join the country in celebrating Family Week starting today until Sept. 27 with activities lined up by the City Social Welfare and Development Office. This year’s theme “Unity Across Generation: A Strong Family, A Strong Society,” underscores the importance of strengthening families as a basic unit of society. Event chairperson [...]

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Booths for Dumaguete’s Buglasan fest now available

COMMERCIAL booths are now open for rent for the upcoming Buglasan Festival at the Capitol Area and at the Sidlakang Negros Village (SNV) in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. This was announced by the Negros Oriental Tourism Council for interested concessionaires for the festival on Oct. 11-20. The festival will kick off on Oct. 11 with [...]

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Over 1T join nutri-fit walk in Dumaguete

MORE than a thousand students and school officials participated in the Nutri-Fit Walk Sunday around Dumaguete City to highlight the Nutrition Month celebration. Dumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria led the activity to show support in addressing hunger issues and actions to mitigate hunger and malnutrition in the city. This year’s Nutrition Month theme focuses on [...]

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Movement for road sharing takes off

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ENVIRONMENTAL lawyer Antonio Oposa delineates the boundaries for vehicles and pedestrians during a road sharing experiment in the busy Perdices Street in downtown Dumaguete City. HERSLEY VEN CASERO/CONTRIBUTOR

Does anyone have a P500 bill?” Antonio Oposa Jr., a renowned environmental lawyer, asked the audience last month in the James Herring Audio Visual Room at Foundation University in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.

Posted: March 15th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Dumagueteños trained on disaster response

The Corporate Network for Disaster Response (CNDR), together with Smart Communications Inc., organized a training program on community disaster preparedness in barangay Candau-ay, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. Candau-ay, one of the barangays that was hit hard by typhoon Sendong in 2011, is the latest host community for the Noah’s Ark Project of CNDR. A total [...]

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

228 saved in Dumaguete sea mishap

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DUMAGUETE DRAMA Rescuers pull heavy ropes tied to a raft carrying passengers of the MV Zamboanga  which ran aground some 50 meters away from Dumaguete City’s Rizal Boulevard on Thursday. Heavy seas spawned by Tropical Depression “Auring” forced the passenger ferry of George and Peter Lines to miss berthing at the Dumaguete pier. MELISSA ALEXANDRA PAL/INQUIRER VISAYAS

A passenger vessel ran aground Thursday after being hammered by strong winds and waves spawned by a tropical depression, but all 228 passengers—many of them students returning to this university town from the holidays—were rescued unharmed, authorities said.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ferry runs aground off Dumaguete City

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An inter-island ferry ran aground off Dumaguete City Thursday morning due to strong winds spawned by bad weather, according to witnesses.

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

John Osmeña’s latest: Medical resort

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The country’s first medical resort, owned by a former senator, is expected to rise in Barangay Bantayan in this city.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

OFW kin asks PH gov’t to bring them to Riyadh

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The family of one of the overseas Filipino workers seriously wounded in the tanker explosion in Saudi Arabia has asked the Philippine government to bring them to the Middle Eastern kingdom so they could personally take care of their kin.

Posted: November 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Tesda-trained fabricators find work

THE metal fabricators service group from Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental was contracted by a Manila-based firm to supply its need for newspaper racks.

Posted: February 24th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Dumaguete ‘Sendong’ victims rebuild homes beside river

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Victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong” in this city have begun to rebuild their homes right next to the river.

Posted: December 26th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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