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Topic: Dapitan

In the News (Fri 14 Dec 18)

  Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - Dapitan: On the Spotlight
Dapitan, which probably got its name from the Cebuano word "Dapit" meaning "to invite," is of course easy to find in the Philippine map sans its riveting night lights because of its cultural and historical importance.
Dapitan City is one of the best-lighted city in the Philippines--thanks to the town officials' investment on giant, majestic lights.
Dapitan's lights may not be visible from the vantage view of the skies, but the telling signs of progress are everywhere--and the city has shown that it is worthy to be called as the tourism center in the Zamboanga region.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/cag/2005/08/31/life/dapitan.on.the.spotlight.html   (795 words)

 Your Heading Goes Here
Dapitan remained a part of the Zamboanga peninsula until 1952 when it was divided into two provinces, the Norte and Sur.
Dapitan became a chartered city in 1963 by virtue of R.A. 3811 and became the first chartered city in Zamboanga del Norte.
Dapitan lies on the northwestern coast of the island of Mindanao.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru9/R9tourism/dap_facts.htm   (265 words)

 turoturo.com In the Spotlight - Rizal's Dapitan City: The past and the future
It is not for nothing that Dapitan City is described as the Shrine City of the Philippines.
James, the Greater is the patron saint of Dapitan.
The Dapitan City Resort is most accessible and convenient for those planning to join the revelry for the season’s festivities surrounding the feast of St. James, the Greater, called the Kinabayo Festival in the months of June and July.
store.escalate.com /store/turoturo/reviews9.jsp   (771 words)

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Dapitan, executive director of Community Work Day, said she is concerned that Hawaii no longer has the will to enforce laws against leaving messes on roadsides and public places.
Dapitan is a former Maui County parks director who evolved into the county’s chief volunteer coordinator and organizer of community service programs.
Dapitan said she is frustrated by the apparent lack of support for community cleanups, even as the state and county are facing increasing costs for dealing with littering and dumping.
www.mauinews.com /story.aspx?id=14708   (862 words)

 "Living in Dapitan City, Philippines"
When in Dapitan, it is most likely that you may feel like you're going back to the 17th century where local and international tourists can witness and experience the great legacy and contributions of Dr. Jose Rizal, who spent four years of his life in exile.
The City Plaza of Dapitan is the very plaza which Dr. Rizal developed and beautified, which he planned to make it comparable with the one he saw during his journey to Europe.
Aside from being historic, Dapitan is also known as one of the country's tourist's destinations which fulfilled the dreams of its forefathers whose struggles and endeavors had resulted marvelously.
www.livinginthephilippines.com /places8.html   (1099 words)

 Dapitan City, Mindanao tourist destinations Dapitan city hotels accommodation
Dapitan City was home to Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the country's national hero, during his exile from Manila.
Dapitan City lies on the northwestern coast of the island of Mindanao.
Dapitan City is predominantly agricultural and majority of the populace depend on the land and water resources.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_dapitan_city.html   (739 words)

 Welcome to Dapitan City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
When he got to Dapitan on July 17, 1892, what he found was a beautiful bay, a picturesque river, and a piece of Paradise which was his home until July 31, 1896.
All that Rizal saw and loved, all that he touched, and all that he left behind on his voyage to destiny is lovingly preserved and is there for you to see and savor.
On the 24th and 25th of July is the City Fiesta highlighted by the "Sinug" and "Kinabayo" a colorful pageantry in honor of St. James the Greater.
www.dapitancity.gov.ph   (429 words)

 Feature: Twin Treats in D Major: Dapitan and Dakak
The panorama is exhilarating: On your left is Dapitan Bay, and on your right the mountains and trees.
City Hall exemplified the ambience of Dapitan, for its architecture is imposing and old-world.
In the Dapitan barangay of Taguilon, a 15-minutes drive from the city proper, lies the Dakak Park Beach Resort.
www.thepinoy.com /sites/archipelago/html/guererro_dapitan_dakak.html   (824 words)

 City of Dapitan : Welcome to the Shrine City of Dapitan
Welcome to Dapitan City in Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines – the tropical paradise and cradle of priceless historical treasure of a nation.
Jose Rizal, our national hero, spent 4 years in exile in Dapitan and gives the City its identity establishing it as a unique place where Philippine History is unfolded.
The upland portion of his property, the streams, the rocks and green that carpeted the earth are still there as ancient as the light of the stars.
dapitan.com /welcome.htm   (237 words)

While Rizal was exiled in Dapitan, he wrote a letter to Blumentritt, his friend, on April 5, 1895.
Dapitan means "a place for rendezvous or meeting place".
Dapitan was not the only place with Boholanos as the first settlers.
www.aybpm.freeservers.com /custom2.html   (2356 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Things to Do
Hence, the city monicker, "Shrine City of the Philippines." By the year 2020, Dapitan is poised to become the Dr. Jose Rizal Heritage Center of the Philippines, owing to the wealth of Rizal memorabilia and memorable places associated with the hero.
Occupying an area of more or less one hectare (2.711 acres), the Dapitan City Plaza was developed and beautified by Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippines' National Hero, with the assistance of Gov. Carcinero.
Dapitan City marks the signing of its charter - on June 22, 1963 by then President Diosdado Macapagal - with activities that manifest the cityfolks' taking pride in Dapitan, the first Shrine City of the country.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=thingstodo&province=49   (1354 words)

 Child Dockworkers Break a Union
At least, that's how it was done last year in Dapitan, a port city on the southern island of Mindanao.
Once in a while, dockworkers in Dapitan themselves would bring their kids to work with them.
The child labor in Dapitan port is clearly illegal.
dbacon.igc.org /Phils/01ChiLab.html   (886 words)

 Manila Standard Today -- Dapitan: Home of unique finds -- mar10_2006
Simply called Dapitan (although technically it is not along Dapitan Street), it was the best place to buy unique décor and home accents at really low prices.
From Dapitan, she was able to amass an impressive collection of Santa Claus figurines for less than P80 each.
Dapitan Arcade now stands in the area although basket vendors still hawk their goods on the streets.
www.manilastandardtoday.com /?page=goodLife01_mar10_2006   (521 words)

 Zamboanga del Norte : Province Brief History
Dapitan, was then part of Misamis province, was made a politico-military comandacia under the administrative jurisdiction of Misamis.
The town of Dapitan is not notable not only as one of the oldest in the Philippines, but also as the place Dr. Jose Rizal lived in exile.
· Dapitan was made a sub-district of Zamboanga at the same time annexed from Misamis and remained as such until January 13,1905.
zamboangadelnorte.com /ZDNhistoricalAccount.htm   (2018 words)

 Zamboanga del Norte : Municipality of La Libertad
It is about 39 Kilometers from Dipolog and Dapitan City, passing through the Provincial and National roads which are developed.
Dapitan River is the biggest and followed by Dipolog River, Balobohan that also joins Potongan River.
Fifty five percent (55%) of the land area of the municipality is classified as rolling, twenty percent as mountainous and twenty five percent (25%) as flat.
zamboangadelnorte.com /LaLibertad.htm   (889 words)

 The Life and Writings of Dr. José Rizal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
As a linguist he was the marvel of his teachers both in the Philippines and in Europe.
A Dr. Valenzuela with a blind man to give an excuse, was sent to Dapitan to interview Rizal about a rebellion, but was so hotly upbraided for daring to use the Dapitan exile's name in such a mad enterprise that he hastily returned to Manila.
Rizal had tried to have his place of banishment changed to Northern Luzon, principally for the benefit of his health, and the denial of his petition he ascribed to the influence of Filipino politicians who feared that with the return of the people's idol, which they knew Rizal was, they would lose their importance.
members.tripod.com /rizalslifewritings/Biography/j.dapitan.htm   (1180 words)

 Jose Rizal [Different Characters]
Rizal had farms in Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte (1892-1896) where he planted lanzones, coconuts and other fruit-bearing trees.
He proposed college in Hong Kong and his special school in Dapitan made him a father of community schools.
His construction of a water system in Dapitan exemplified this practice by Rizal.
www.joserizal.ph /ch01.html   (930 words)

 207. Rizal, Dapitan, 5 April 1896
When the first Spaniards arrived at Dapitan, he received them with love and charity and he dismissed the ambassadors of Ternate saying that he did not want any other friendship than that of the new men who had arrived at his land.
As it can be seen, Dapitan was founded by Boholanos before or after the coming of the first Spaniards.
The name Dapitan means a place of rendezvous or meeting-place, of 800 families.
www.univie.ac.at /voelkerkunde/apsis/aufi/rizal/rbcor207.htm   (2164 words)

 Kasaysayan Ng Moro: Combes 08
Walang tumalo sa mga taga-Bohol maliban sa mga Dapitan, at maaari silang ituring na mga alipin ng mga ito sapagkat nuong mga panahong iyon, ang lakas sa digmaan ang tanging batas sa kapuluan, at tagumpay ang tanging katarungan.
Sa digmaan tumayog ang mga Dapitan at sa digmaan din sila bumagsak, katibayan ng kanilang kakatuwang kapalaran.
Nang nakita ng mga Dapitan na naglalako lamang ang mga taga-Terrenate, inakala nila na walang balak sumalakay ng mga ito, at itinigil nila ang kanilang pagmanman.
www.elaput.org /comb08.htm   (630 words)

 Sun.Star Davao - Court clears NLRC worker on estafa
Judge William Layague of RTC Branch 14 dismissed the case on alleged violation of RA 3019 (anti-graft and corrupt practices act) and estafa cases filed against Manuelita Ando, a stenographer of NLRC National Arbitration Office.
Yong said Gamolo told him and Dapitan that Ando had earlier confessed to the NLRC arbiter that she had personally used the money.
According to Dapitan in his affidavit, every time he called up the NLRC office to inquire about the payment, Ando would just tell him that Yong had not yet given the money.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/dav/2003/01/28/news/court.clears.nlrc.worker.on.estafa.html   (398 words)

 Dapitan's 'phantasmagoric theme park' - FEATURES (December 26, 1998)
Joselito Asinero, a Dapitanon engineer-businessman based in Manila, was sent to Dapitan by the NCC to dissuade local officials and residents from opposing the project.
The NCC's ''open prison'' concept, he said, is a ''strained symbolism,'' adding that when Rizal was in exile, ''he was free to move around, limited, of course, to the territorial confines of Dapitan.
Otherwise, visitors who never had the opportunity to visit Rizal Shrine before NCC ''transformed'' it, will never be able to understand Dapitan's place in history.
www.travelsmart.net /ph/inquirer/issues/dec98/dec26/features/fea_main.htm   (1106 words)

 Monina Pension House - Dapitan City, Philippines
Dapitan City is very smal town, everyone knows Monina Pension House location in the city.
Here, he spent fruitfully his last four years in exile, from 1892 to 1896, to practice medicine, pursue scientific studies, keep up with his artistic and literary endeavors, and widen his knowledge of languages.
In Dapitan, Dr. Rizal found a school and a hospital, and became a farmer to prove to the people that farming is as good a profession as medicine.
www.hostelz.com /l/es/hotel/67490-Monina-Pension-House   (555 words)

 Kasaysayan Ng Moro: Combes 09
Hindi nakaganti ang mga Dapitan sapagkat wala silang mga baril, at hindi nila maabot ng sibat at patalim ang mga taga-Terrenate sa ilalim ng sahig ng kanilang mga bahay.
Ayon kay Combes, akala ng mga Dapitan na kumakain ng puting bato ang mga Español dahil sa tigas at anyo ng tinapay (sea biscuits) na dala nila paglakbay sa dagat.
Hindi pa nagtatagal ang mga Dapitan duon nang kumalat agad ang balita ng paglipat nila sa Mindanao at dahil sa sikat nila sa digmaan, nangamba ang mga kaharian sa paligid.
www.elaput.org /comb09.htm   (848 words)

 Jose Rizal's inspiring life in Dapitan - Jun. 23, 2004
THANKS to a cousin, I was able to visit the Rizal Shrine in the town of Dapitan in Mindanao.
I don't know what the Chinese at that time were doing to the people of Dapitan, but clearly Rizal's heart was with the "poor Mindanao folk" they exploited.
Indeed, as the historian Teodoro Agoncillo writes, "his life [in Dapitan] was, as it had been in Europe, intense.
www.inq7.net /opi/2004/jun/23/opi_commentary1-1.htm   (1083 words)

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Anti-mining advocates from all over the country will gather at the Rizal Shrine in Dapitan City on October 11 to participate in what has been dubbed as "The Dapitan Initiative".
A highlight of the event is the signing of "The Dapitan Declaration" by prominent individuals representing various sectors of Philippine society.
A ritual calling on the good spirits to be led by the Subanen, an indigenous peoples group in Zamboanga del Norte, will open the event at 8:00 am.
www.columban.com /dapitandeclaration.htm   (584 words)

 Rizal sa Dapitan (1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
'rizal sa dapitan is only one of several rizal movies which portrayed the philippine national hero as a messianic figure who came to earth to save all filipinos.
as we all know, two influential books and a martyrdom does not make a god and the movie 'rizal sa dapitan' portrayed the national hero as someone all-knowing and all-powerful.
rizal sa dapitan is entirely created out of the director and scriptwriter's imagination, with a real 'what if' premise.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0125475   (306 words)

 City of Dipolog: Diocese(LB)
This made Dapitan as the center of evangelization in Mindanao.
To execute fully their Christian mission, priests from Dapitan were assigned to make periodic visits in neighboring barrios and sitios, Dipolog included.
Fray Bernardo Teresa became the first superior in Dapitan.
dipologcity.com /Diocese(LB).htm   (872 words)

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