Dumaguete


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Dumaguete

(do͞omägā`tā), city (1990 pop. 80,262), capital of Negros Oriental prov., SE Negros, the Philippines. A busy interisland-shipping port at the entrance to Tañon Strait (which separates the islands of Negros and Cebu), it is also a trade and cultural center. Silliman Univ. (founded 1901) and Foundation Univ. are there.
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According to Ramacho, the MV Ocean Jet 15 was forced to change course after departing from Siquijor to Dumaguete on Sunday morning to avoid a collision with four fishing bancas in its path.
For couples looking for a quiet retreat: Dumaguete, Coron, and Masbate
The tropical cyclone made its second landfall over Dumaguete City Tuesday night.
Dumaguete City is set to construct two bridges this year that will cost P100 million provided that the timeline of the bidding process will be followed.
They were brought to the PCG sub-station in Dumaguete where they underwent medical checkup before they were turned over to their respective families.
Jonathan Lee Seng Tan, aka Jonathan Tan Lee Seng, 52, had "wilfully and deliberately" cheated the Bethel Guest House, a hotel in Dumaguete City, when he concocted all sort of lies to the hotel staff just to permit him to stay for several days, before suddenly disappearing without paying his bills, said Judge Rosendo Bandal, Jr.
Food and medicines were waiting to be airlifted from the provincial capital of Dumaguete.
Affected by the cancellation were trips to Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental, Cebu City, and Larena town in Siquijor.
Dumaguete City - The Liga ng mga Barangay of Dumaguete City is supporting the closure of the city dump in Barangay Candau-ay and replacing it with a sanitary landfill.
Dumaguete City has unveiled its new tourism show window and brand name at the Rizal Boulevard Sea Deck with the signage #DumaGeTmE yesterday.
Dumaguete is rich in Spanish culture as well, adds Clemente, with heritage houses repurposed as commercial establishments; the Saint Catherine Alexandria Cathedral (Dumaguete Cathedral) constructed in 1776 and the iconic Dumaguete belltower in Quezon Park, which once helped warn residents of marauding pirates; and about two hours away by bus, there are ruins of an old Spanish fortress in the municpality of Ayungon.