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  Dumaguete City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dumaguete City is referred to as a university town because of the presence of seven universities and colleges, where students of the province converge to enroll for tertiary education.
Dumaguete City has a land area of 34.26 km², situated on the plains of the southeastern coast of Negros Island near the mouth of the Banica River.
Dumaguete has earned the distinction of being known as "the center of learning in the south," or a "university town" due to the presence of these universities that have made their mark nationally and abroad.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dumaguete_City   (1057 words)

  
 The Diocese of Dumaguete
Forty years later Dumaguete was created as another parish covering the southern territories and Siquijor, which the Spaniards called Isla de Fuego.
Dumaguete was under the territorial jurisdiction of the Diocese of Cebu until 1865, the Diocese of Jaro until 1932 and the Diocese of Bacolod until its creation as a new diocese in 1955.
Today the Diocese of Dumaguete includes the civil province of Negros Oriental and the sub-province of Siquijor, excluding the municipalities of La Libertad, Guihulngan, Vallehermoso and Kanlaon City in Negros Oriental.
www.cbcponline.net /dumaguete   (543 words)

  
 About Dumaguete City, Philippines
Dumaguete City sits on the plains of the southeastern coast of the province.
Dumaguete has earned the distinction of being "the center of learning in the south," or " a university town" due to the presence of Silliman University (founded in 1901) and other prestigious schools and colleges such as St. Paul's University (founded in 1904), Foundation University and the Negros Oriental State University(CVPC).
Dumaguete City is the gateway to adventurous pursuits such as snorkeling and scuba diving in Apo Island, spelunking in Mabinay, or mountain or nature trekking in Mt. Talinis and Mt.Canlaon.
www.islandsproperties.com /places/dumaguetecity.htm   (479 words)

  
 Dumaguete Gifts and Flowers
Dumaguete City is the capital of Negros Oriental and is situated on the plains of the southeastern coast of the island of Negros, near the mouth of the Banica River.
The Dumaguete City Cathedral is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines.
Dumaguete City's Rizal Boulevard is a park strip beside the sea, shaded by old acacia trees with fascinating shapes.
www.dumaguetegiftsnflowers.com /dumaguete_city.htm   (467 words)

  
 Dumaguete Tourist Information and Travel Guide at InfoHub.com
DUMAGUETE, capital of Negros Oriental, lies on the southeast coast of Negros, within sight of the most southerly tip of Cebu Island.
The pier in Dumaguete is at the end of Rizal Avenue, a few minutes by jeepney or taxi from the city.
South of Dumaguete is beach resort country, with a good range of clean and affordable accommodation close to the sea, often with dive schools attached.
www.infohub.com /destinations/asia/Philippines/Dumaguete   (490 words)

  
 Explore Dumaguete City, Oriental Negros, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Surveys have shown that Dumaguete is a male-dominated area because its male population is 6% higher than its female population.
It is in Dumaguete City where you can find the Cathedral Bell Tower, Anthropological Museum, SU Luce Auditorium, Rizal Boulevard and many other tourist attractions in both natural and mand-made structures.
Paintball Splash™ is located behind the Mountain Valley Convention Center, Botong, Mabinay, Negros Oriental on the national highway halfway between Bacolod City and Dumaguete City.
www.dumaguete.be /index.html   (684 words)

  
 Writing and giving in to Dumaguete - Jun. 02, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In Yuson's "The Word on Paradise," Dumaguete becomes the metaphor for the writer's heart--beating across the sprawl of its 324 pages of literary gossip and literary illumination.
My Dumaguete friends and I continue to pass snatches of time together through decades of an evolving tapestry, absorbing layer upon fine layer of reminiscence.
Those first three weeks in Dumaguete in the summer of 1968 had proven so thoroughly enjoyable that I swore to come back.
www.inq7.net /lif/2003/jun/02/lif_1-3.htm   (233 words)

  
 Philippine Post Magazine: Dumaguete Connection
Dumaguete has served as a way-station for a good number of good writers.
The proud list of Dumaguete's literary sons includes every single writers' workshop fellow and panelist who has sat with the late great Dr. Edilberto K. Tiempo and his wife, Dr. Edith L. Tiempo, declared National Artist for Literature in 1998, and who continues to direct the 40-year-old workshop.
His garden is as effusive as it is introspective, and in this duality of growth and decay, of sprouting buds and wilting leaves, is his manhood asserted in Georgian splendor.
www.philpost.com /1001pages/yuson1001.html   (1438 words)

  
 DUMAGUETE & SIQUIJOR: Philippines local resorts, hotels, tours, leisure, promos and events.....   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Negros Oriental is accesible by land, sea and air transportation: It is one hour and 15 minutes by plane from Manila, and 40 minutes from Cebu to Dumaguete City, capital of Negros Oriental.
Its capital, Dumaguete City, is popularly known as "The City of Gentle People!" It has a land area of 3,551 hectares and was granted a charter under RA327 which was revised under RA5797.
With the recent entry of the fast crafts to Siquijor, Larena port is becoming a hub of travelers in the province.
www.bridgestravel.com /phil-destination/dumaguete.html   (401 words)

  
 INFOBYTES
Dumaguete City Mayor Agustin Perdices, describing the President’s economic program as holistic, welcomed the challenge posed by the President for economic progress in the countryside.
In her speech, the President cited Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental for its potential in the tourism sector, and Valencia town in electronics.
Abueva was also in Dumaguete City for a similar forum conducted at St. Paul University last month during which he and AdCom member and former Senator Vicente Paterno discussed the pro’s and con’s of the proposed shift to a parliamentary form of government.
pia-dumaguete.blogspot.com   (15787 words)

  
 Scuba World - Dumaguete   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Prior to arrival at Bahura, you’ll be landing in Dumaguete City, capital of the province, easily reached by four direct flights daily from Metro Manila, as well as by fast craft and inter-island ferries from Cebu and other ports.
For three weeks each May, Dumaguete also plays host to the famous National Writer’s Workshop, started over four decades ago by National Artist for Literature, Dr. Edith Tiempo and her husband, the late Dr. Edilberto Tiempo.
Getting around Dumaguete is easy, and the more adventurous may opt to move around town on one of the ubiquitous motor scooters, many of which are available for rent.
www.scubaworld.com.ph /index.php?pid=112   (834 words)

  
 Scuba Diving Dumaguete - Dive Dumaguete - Scuba Dive Travel Philippines, Dive Adventures
The archipelago is home to more than 3000 species of fish and 448 species of coral (compared to 700 species of fish and 100 species of coral in the entire Caribbean).
Dumaguete has an abundance of this 'coral rain forest', but remains one of the Philippines best kept secrets!
Apo Island is a jewel in the Philippine Sea.
www.diveadventures.com /pages/destinations/Philippines/Dumaguete.htm   (691 words)

  
 Sun.Star Dumaguete Online
Dumaguete City ends the month-long celebration of Nutrition Month with an agro-fair at Quezon Park featuring the different farm products of 26 of its 30 barangays like this one at the Barangay Junob booth.
GOVERNOR George Arnaiz appealed to members and leaders of a vigilante group believed to be operating in Dumaguete City to stop the spate of killings in the City of Gentle People and the whole metropolis.
RANKING Government officials led by Assistant Secretary of Health Nemesio Gako and stakeholders signed Wednesday a pledge of commitment to promote the national vision on health during the 7th anniversary celebration of the Sta.
www.sunstar.com.ph /dumaguete/index.html   (177 words)

  
 Resort in Dumaguete, Philippines
Its capital, Dumaguete City, is popularly known as "The City of Gentle People!" It is a one-hour flight of 384 aerial miles south of Manila, 30 minutes from Cebu.
Negros Oriental is a province of peace, hospitality, adventure, charm and beauty.
The Provincial Capitol Dumaguete City was built in 1924.
www.asiatravel.com /dumaguete_info.html   (302 words)

  
 SuperCat - SuperFerry Travel and Leisure - Destinations
Its prominent Rizal Boulevard stretches on end to the sea, making Dumaguete a ‘walker’s city.’ It is one of those rare places where one can enjoy the luxury of walking or jogging in early mornings or stroll during cold moonlit evenings.
Masaplod is a marine sanctuary where one can see huge snappers, sweetlips, stingrays and different kinds of scorpion fishes, once in while one will be treated to the sight of a huge sea turtle.
About 25 km west of Dumaguete lies the Twin Lakes, these are crater lakes surrounded by dense rain forest: Lake Balinsasayao and Lake Danao.
www.supercat.com.ph /destinations.asp?code=dum   (258 words)

  
 Notes From Dumaguete
If I'd have my way, I'd go back to Dumaguete or Davao, or any place that is beautiful and new, because it would mean a fresh new start at living.
DUMAGUETE CITY-"Finally, I had a chance to touch a shark!" yelled student Joseph Solitario to a friend, after touching a beached whale shark that he mistook for a shark off the shores of Dumaguete City.
Which means this weblog would no longer serve its intended purpose, which was to document a "new life" or a "new beginning" in a "new city" that was Dumaguete City.
notesfromdumaguete.blogspot.com   (1657 words)

  
 SCUBA DIVING DUMAGUETE PHILIPPINES
South of Dumaguete City is Apo Island which features walls and coral mounds.
Pelagic fish frequent the area inclusing the fl-tip and whitetip sharks.
Another first for the country is Dumaguete's aritficial tire reef built from old tires and laid just off the beach in front of Dumagute City by marine biologists of Siliman University in 1977.
www.divephil.com /dumaguet/diving.html   (174 words)

  
 da Club G - A Wedding Made in Dumaguete   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
It was the Club G version of a fairy tale as Chaz and Meme exchanged "I do's" last March 25, 2000.
The wedding ceremonies were held at Dumaguete City.
The club would like to wish the newly weds all the best in their new life.
www.angelfire.com /ne/clubg/chazwedding.html   (103 words)

  
 Dumaguete City Transportation - Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Cebu City to Dumaguete City by land is possible by a 3 hour drive plus a 40-minute Roro Crossing across the south end of Tanon Strait.
Dumaguete City is about 20 more minutes away from the Tampi seaport.
The last time I was in Dumaguete it cost 2 pesos to go somewhere.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Philippines/Dumaguete_City/Transportation-Dumaguete_City-R-1.html   (295 words)

  
 Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete (atlantis hotel dumaguete )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete is located on a beautiful 1.5 kilometer stretch of uninterrupted golden sand.
If this all sounds too much for you, you could of course; just sit at the bar, have a beer or two or three, some 'pika-pika' (snacks) and simply 'take-in' the pleasant warm atmosphere.
Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete is a boutique resort comprised of total thirty-six (36) deluxe/suite rooms.
www.philippine-travel.co.uk /dumaguete_hotels/atlantis-resort-hotels-dumaguete-sp   (511 words)

  
 Private Garden Resort - Dumaguete Divers, Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Philippines.
he 'Private Garden' Beach Resort is situated on the east coast of the Negros island and only 3 kilometers from Dumaguete city.
It is a family hotel, located on the beach.
The hotel has its own dive center, Dumaguete Divers, with english, german, french, italian, hungarian and korean speaking dive instructors.
www.privategardenresort.com /index.html   (127 words)

  
 Alpha Sigma Phi Philippines
The organization was organized by a group of students: Rodney Baquiran, Christopher Diaz, O'agapito Blanco, Norman Fagsao, Rudy Kaiban, Ruben Medina, Caesar Repollo, Arlindo Santos, Caesar Severino, Jonathan Sibala and Luvimin Sinco on February 6, 1965.
It was also during the year, that the fraternity was recognized as an “International Associate” of Alpha Sigma Phi-U.S.A. This was a preparatory step towards a closer and dynamic relationship between the two fraternities.
Later part of the year, the third national convention of the organization was held at Camp Seasite, Banilad, Dumaguete City on October 24-26.
www.alphans.org   (1491 words)

  
 The sweetness of Dumaguete   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
IN a sea of dust-colored buildings, the school-owned canteen of the Negros Oriental High School (NOHS) in Dumaguete City stands out as a gleaming white beacon to the school's 4,000 students.
Hence, it is generally only available in Dumaguete, Bayawan, and other localities where millet is grown.
The staff routinely entertains requests from teachers, the Department of Education Division of Dumaguete City, government workers from City Hall, friends, and visitors.
www.asianjournal.com /?c=55&a=9583&sid=94fb24e0c0072931ff0d2ba1a61cfc37   (708 words)

  
 DUMAGUETE - Online Information article about DUMAGUETE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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encyclopedia.jrank.org /DRO_ECG/DUMAGUETE.html   (225 words)

  
 Dumaguete City Forum - Diving in Dumaguete - VirtualTourist.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Post a Dumaguete City travel question and get unbiased, timely answers and insights from real travelers and Dumaguete City locals.
And yes, Siquijor is a ferry away although check first if the ferry between Dumaguete and Larena is in operation.
Hi; I will be in Dumaguete city the first two weeks of May. I will be at the resorts of Antulang and Apo's Island.
forum.virtualtourist.com /discussion-240269-1-1-Travel-0-0-Dumaguete_City-discussion.html   (425 words)

  
 Wellbeach Resort Dumaguete Philippines - Hostel Reviews & Ratings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
We are a small but well maintained Beach Resort, 25 minutes from Dumaguete town center, on the island Negros.
By airplane: with Air Philippines or Cebu Pacific are you in Dumaguete in 60 minutes.
By speedboat with Ocean jet are you in Dumaguete in approx.
www.hostelworld.com /hosteldetails.php/WellbeachResort-Dumaguete-9908   (417 words)

  
 THE 41ST NATIONAL WRITERS WORKSHOP
Former fellow and panelist Merlie Alunan, the distinguished poet from UP Tacloban who once ran the Dumaguete workshop when the Tiempos were in the States, came to confer with "Mom" Edith on her doctorate.
She will spend a full month in Dumaguete to work on a novel with a Philippine setting.
Both are turning into fine, determined poets, and their experience this year in Dumaguete, inclusive of the praise they received for their works from no less than Mom Edith, I daresay will ensure their places in Philippine poetry in English.
www.newsflash.org /2002/05/ht/ht002585.htm   (1556 words)

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