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Silliman University elects 1st female president
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - December 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Silliman University (SU) has elected a new president, who is also the first female chief executive to head the prestigious and world-renowned educational institution in Dumaguete City.
Councilor defends dredging project
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - February 4, 2014 - 12:00am
Notwithstanding the negative perception of many Oriental Negrenses, the Tanjay River dredging project would benefit the city's tourism should it be pushed through, according to a councilor of this city.
Nursing board topnotcher plays SIMS3 during review
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - January 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Phhysician board exam topnotcher Blake Warren Coloma Ang said she played Dota 2 and Starcraft during his review days, but Marian Vanslembrouck of Silliman University said she was playing Sims 3, while reviewing,...
Negros Oriental Officers of brgy leagues sworn into office
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - January 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Thirty-three barangay officials of this city were sworn into their elected posts in the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) and the newly-revived Liga ng mga Barangay Kagawad (LBK)- Dumaguete chapter.
Of Borderless Barkadas and Aspirations
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - January 1, 2014 - 12:00am
ASEAN. Association of Southeast Asian Nations. I've known that acronym and what it stands for since I was a high school sophomore.
For Yolanda victims, Laos youth leaders donate cash
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - December 11, 2013 - 12:00am
Youth leaders from Laos donated the amount of nine million kips (P49,331) to help survivors of typhoon Yolanda, and handed over the amount to Joseph Quesada, youth leadership manager of the Ayala Foundation.
Truck falls off ravine: 6 killed, 24 injured
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - December 1, 2013 - 12:00am
Six people were confirmed dead while 24 others were injured after a 10-wheeler cargo truck they were hitching for a ride fell off a ravine in Barangay Amdus of this town Friday afternoon.
Chatto thanks Dumaguete for help
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - November 29, 2013 - 12:00am
Over a month after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Central Visayas on October 15, Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto expressed his thanks to this city for the latter's P1-million donation to the quake-stricken provi...
Silliman sends aid to typhoon victims
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - November 28, 2013 - 12:00am
A week after it first called for donations for those who were badly hit by typhoon Yolanda, Silliman University (SU) collected and sent 13 tons of relief goods to Leyte and Samar.
APO island: A piece of paradise
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - November 8, 2013 - 12:00am
Over 650 species of fish and 400 species of corals, gentle sea turtles that live not too far away from the shore ready to greet tourists, a school of clown fish where kids can find Nemo and see him live in flesh,...
Boy, 6, shoots brother, 4, dead
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - October 19, 2013 - 12:00am
A fun child's game ended in tragedy when a 6-year-old boy accidentally shot to death his 4-year-old brother with their father's .38-caliber pistol at their house in Barangay Cantil-e of this city Wednesday.
Two-yr-old girl rescued from abductor-father
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - October 19, 2013 - 12:00am
A 2-year-old Brazilian-Canadian girl, who was allegedly abducted by her own father in Ukraine then brought to and abandoned later in this city, was rescued by the City Police last Monday.
Bayawan recovering after floods
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - October 13, 2013 - 12:00am
Despite over P100 million worth of losses following massive floods that struck the city and its neighboring towns Sunday, Bayawan City is now "recovering fast with lives going back to normal," a city rescue official...
NFA: Negros Oriental has enough rice stock
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - September 12, 2013 - 12:00am
The National Food Authority (NFA) in Negros Oriental yesterday assured that there is still enough supply of rice in the province and that recent price hikes have nothing to do with rice shortage.
Briones urges fight to continue
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - August 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Former national treasurer Leonor Briones, also chair of Silliman University's Board of Trustees, yesterday urged those who joined the marches against pork barrel nationwide to continue their calls of protest until...
After revelations at CNN Cops move vs. Cybersex ring
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
"Andrea," an assumed name for security reason, is a Filipina or a Dumagueteña who rose to international spotlight after confessing to CNN, in a recent interview, of being a cybersex victim.
Man burns own house, suspecting wife's affair with his younger brod
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - July 20, 2013 - 12:00am
A 55-year-old man, apparently distraught over his suspicions that his wife was sleeping with his younger brother, allegedly burned his own house Thursday morning in Barangay Camanjac of this city.
Theater masters set to stage In My Father's House play
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Local literature and arts once again comes to life as two award-winning names in theater will be in this city for the staging of an original Dumagueteño play, "In My Father's House," at Silliman University...
Alcala urges Pres. Aquino to amend NIPAS law
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - July 14, 2013 - 12:00am
Former DENR secretary Angel Alcala yesterday urged President Benigno Aquino III to amend the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992 for residents of Apo Island to benefit from the tourist...
Woman's body found floating off a beach
by Iphraim "Raffy" T. Cabristante - July 14, 2013 - 12:00am
A half-naked body of a woman was found floating off the shores of Escaño  Beach in Barangay Piapi of this city yesterday morning.
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