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Irwin Ramas-Uypitching – Who is Who in Dumaguete?

February 15th, 2008 · 13 Comments

Irwin N. Ramas-Uypitching  A bright smile and friendly personality was the first thing I recognized when I met Irwin at Hotel Palwa for this short interview. As part of a well known successful business-family he is covered with work, but it is obvious that he enjoys his busy days. If you can’t find him during […]

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The Buglas Went Well in Dumaguete in December 2007

January 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Buglas went well in the city of Dumaguete despite some scheduling and budgeting problems all along the way. In the end, the festival continued on the rich and colorful tradition of featuring the wonderful tourism as well as the beautiful agricultural products of the different towns and municipalities of Negros Oriental.

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Dumaguete: The University Town

January 7th, 2008 · 9 Comments

The increasing interest of people in acquiring a high-level of education have led to the mushrooming of schools in Dumaguete. The schools in Dumaguete help students be prepared for their future career plans. These institutions are also important to improve the lifestyle of the city.

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An Update on the Sidlakang Negros Tourism Village

December 31st, 2007 · 8 Comments

The Sidlakang Negros Tourism Village was recently launched at the progressive city of Dumaguete on the 21st of December 2007. The event promises to make wonders with regards to the popularity of the Negros Oriental province. This village would continuously feature the different local delicacies and harvests of the whole province.

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Dumaguete News Highlights 59th Charter Year

November 12th, 2007 · No Comments

November is full of special activities for Dumaguete this year 2007. The news reports that no less than a multi-million budget has been assigned for the November celebration. Imagine a month-long fun and events festivity in this tourist destination.

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Dumaguete Tourist Arrivals

September 24th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Tourist arrivals in Sibulan Airport – Dumaguete city has remained steady for the first five months of this year. There are plans to boost up this figure by expanding the airport in Sibulan. Other plans include the construction of more airports and RORO ports in the country.

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NORECO to Upgrade Substation

September 11th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Dumaguete City has increased its energy consumption. NORECO plans to upgrade one of its substations to reduce brownouts due to transformer overload.

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Silliman University to Implement Campus Policies

August 12th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Dr. Ben Malayang III, president of Silliman University, recently bared that it will strictly implement the No Helmet No Entry policy as well as anti-smoking and drug free campaign. Silliman University was recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as a Center of Excellence.

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Robinsons Mall Soon to Rise in Dumaguete

August 2nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

Robinsons Land Corporation is now building the planned construction of Robinsons Mall in Dumaguete. It will house a hotel, a trade exhibit hall, and a shopping complex.

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McDonalds is Getting Closer to Opening Date

March 19th, 2007 · No Comments

We went by McDonalds construction site the other day and just as we walked by they were laying out the McDonalds letters on the ground.

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