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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Alex Rey Pal
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.
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 [...]
By Alex Pal
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.
An inter-island ferry ran aground off Dumaguete City Thursday morning due to strong winds spawned by bad weather, according to witnesses.
By Mariella S. Bustamante
The country’s first medical resort, owned by a former senator, is expected to rise in Barangay Bantayan in this city.
By Carine M. Asutilla
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.
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.
By Alex Rey Pal
Victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong” in this city have begun to rebuild their homes right next to the river.