The Sandurot Festival 2017 brings the party to quiet Dumaguete

Sep 18, 2017 - 7:44 PM

The City of Gentle People goes wild and happy in Sandurot Festival 2017

FESTIVAL COLORS. Street dancers from various schools & barangays wash the streets of Dumaguete in colors, dances & music. Photo by Potpot Pinili

Cebu Pacific to launch flights from Zamboanga to Sandakan, Malaysia

Aug 16, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Now the previous 14 hour travel by sea is cut down to just a 40 minute airplane ride says Cebgo president and CEO Alexander Lao

NEW ROUTES. Cebu Pacific announces 4 new routes, including its first international route out of Zamboanga City. File photo courtesy Cebu Pacific

Retain Negros Island regional offices, local execs urge Malacañang

Aug 12, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Under the NIR 14 regional offices are housed in Bacolod City Negros Occidental while 16 others are in Dumaguete City Negros Oriental

VIRAL: Russian tourist kills endangered sea turtle 'Pawi' with speargun

May 18, 2017 - 9:38 PM

The tourist faces charges for violating Republic Act 8550 or the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998

News Briefs: March 6, 2017

Mar 06, 2017 - 8:25 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Monday March 6

Man born with no hands finds his 'hidden ability' in miniatures

Aug 19, 2016 - 5:05 PM

Andy Villaruel shows us all how having a disability does not limit him from living his life

FINISHED PRODUCT. It takes four days for Andy Villaruel to finish a miniature tricycle

Negros Oriental drug lord killed

Jul 01, 2016 - 8:08 PM

Police say Lito Belandres belonged to the group of Cebu City drug lord Jeffrey Jaguar Diaz who was killed in a police operation in Metro Manila

WATCH: Bughaw, the blue whale, swims along Dumaguete coast

May 28, 2016 - 3:56 PM

The blue whale also known as the largest mammal in the world is one of the 26 cetacean species found in the Philippines

[Where I've Been] For this traveler, PH's Manjuyod Sandbar is 'Maldives of the Philippines'

May 21, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Canadian traveler Christian LeBlanc shares this featured photo and shares more about this beautiful stretch of sand a boat ride away from Dumaguete


Top 3 challenges for Dumaguete's next leaders

May 08, 2016 - 10:20 PM

On top of problems in poverty crime and pollution the capital of Negros Oriental is still adjusting to the new Negros Island Region set up

THE BOULEVARD. One of Dumaguete City's well-known tourist spots. Photo by Therene Mari Quijano

Fire in Dumaguete kills 2, razes 96 houses

May 08, 2016 - 8:52 PM

A commotion ensues at the relief operations center over donations from politicians

DUMAGUETE FIRE. Residents look for things they can save from their houses. Photo by Nash Denver Baya/ Rappler

Discovering another side to disarming Dumaguete

Mar 10, 2016 - 5:29 PM

Colorful Buglasan festival peaceful Silliman University placid beaches and a look at the city s growing art scene

Estudio Damgo's pyramid floats offshore at Silliman Beach

Join Dumaguete's #TheLeaderIWant forum

Mar 01, 2016 - 7:15 PM

The forum will be held from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on March 10 at the Silliman University gymnasium Register via Eventbrite below

Climate activists take climate change to Dumaguete's streets

Nov 30, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Environmental advocates in Dumaguete demand climate justice which they say is also a matter of human rights

Dumaguete lady relies on trusty typewriter to earn a living

Sep 18, 2015 - 3:30 AM

Here s one old woman who has withstood the test of time

This photo of an old lady accepting typing jobs was sent to MovePH by a Dumaguete student who chose to be anonymous.

Silliman University celebrates 114th Founding Anniversary

Aug 01, 2015 - 4:06 PM

Asia s first American founded institution of higher learning celebrates a milestone

Visayas a test bed for further rice smuggling

Apr 11, 2015 - 4:57 PM

Dellosa says That is what we are looking at right now after we became strict in Mindanao They smugglers are testing if it can be possibly done in Visayas

RICE SMUGGLING. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

9 stunning PH under the sea photos

Apr 06, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Take a quick tour and meet some of these undersea creatures via photos from freelance dive master and photographer Jun Lao

barracuda tubbataha

Flights to Tagbilaran, 8 areas cancelled due to weather

Jan 11, 2014 - 10:47 PM

Local airlines cancel flights to 9 areas due to bad weather

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image taken at 5:32 am, January 11, 2014. Image from PAGASA

Quake toll now 158; 3.4M people affected

Oct 17, 2013 - 8:31 AM

UPDATED More than 3 4 million people all in Central Visayas have been affected by Tuesday s magnitude 7 2 tremor; aftershocks continue to rattle region

FOUR-LETTER WORD. A 'Help' sign is seen while Filipino children play outside their makeshift tents in rice fields drive following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Calape, Bohol, Philippines, 16 October 2013. EPA/Dennis Sabangan

DepEd: Tents, alternative classrooms needed in Visayas

Oct 16, 2013 - 8:25 PM

DepEd is looking for alternative learning sites It s also in need of tents to serve as temporary classrooms

DAMAGED SCHOOLS. Part of the wall of Baclayon Central Elementary School falls down after the earthquake that hit Bohol on October 15. Photo by Edeliza Macalandag

'Red': Two directors and a play

Aug 13, 2013 - 8:59 PM

Red returns to Manila on August 23 and 24

RED IS FOR PASSION. Bart Guingona plays painter Mark Rothko while Joaquin Valdes plays his fictional apprentice. Photos courtesy of Ira Cruz

Dessert tripping in the Visayas

Jul 18, 2013 - 9:46 PM

You ll definitely get to know Visayas through its sweets

BREAKFAST INDULGENCE. A typical breakfast in Dumaguete is budbud paired with mango plus hot chocolate. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang

NPC's Sagarbarria wins in Dumaguete City

May 14, 2013 - 3:29 PM

NPC mayoral candidate and re electionist Sagarbarria is proclaimed mayor of Dumaguete

Votes for sale, anyone?

May 11, 2013 - 3:05 AM

This year’s elections show how the players are improving on established forms of vote buying and vote selling

Discreet vote-buying cases reported in Dumaguete

May 10, 2013 - 7:00 AM

Negros Oriental election supervisor admits cases of vote buying in the province

Go Hotels among Dumaguete’s top 5 hotels

May 08, 2013 - 7:37 PM

Trip Advisor ranks Go Hotels as the 4th out of 21 premium hotels in Negros Oriental

ONE OF THE BEST. Trip Advisor ranks Go Hotels Dumaguete 4th best hotel in Negros Oriental. All photos by Kevin dela Cruz/Rappler.com

FTS in Dumaguete: Few glitches

May 08, 2013 - 3:39 PM

Some members of the Board of Election Inspectors are reported to be at a loss about processes

Dumaguete bikers ride against trafficking and slavery

May 05, 2013 - 4:58 PM

Some 300 cyclists paved the road to raise awareness against human trafficking in Dumaguete

VLOG: Palarong Pambansa 2013 closing ceremonies

Apr 29, 2013 - 9:36 PM

Palaro Pambansa marks the end of the 2013 games with closing ceremonies

GAMES OVER. The Palarong Pambansa stages its closing ceremonies for 2013. Photo by Devon Wong

Dumaguete's 'king archer' pulls out of competition

Apr 24, 2013 - 9:07 PM

Karl Mari who broke 3 records in the 2012 Palaro has pulled out of this year s archery competition

File photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

DepEd shells out P205-M for Palaro

Apr 22, 2013 - 6:38 PM

To ensure the successful staging of the Palaro the DepEd has allotted Php 205 4 million for it

Photo by Rappler/Roy Secretario.

NegOr officials to participants: Be our ambassadors

Apr 22, 2013 - 1:54 PM

Dumaguete mayor Manuel Sagarbarria urged Palaro participants to be the city s ambassadors in their provinces

FROM THE SKIES. A light plane drops confetti during the opening ceremonies of the Palarong Pambansa. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

On the streets: Dumaguetenos cherish Palaro experience

Apr 22, 2013 - 9:17 AM

They may not be involved with organizing the Palaro but these Dumaguetenos are cherishing this momentous experience

MORE WORK. Porters get more income as they are hired to carry the luggages of Palaro participants. Photo by Rappler/Yuys Escareal.

IN PHOTOS: Colorful grand Palaro 2013 parade

Apr 21, 2013 - 10:34 PM

A grand parade featuring more than 5000 athletes ushered in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony

Photo by Rappler/Kevin dela Cruz.

VLOG: Palarong Pambansa 2013 officially begins

Apr 21, 2013 - 8:54 PM

Almost 10 000 student athletes from all 17 regions of the country gather in Dumaguete for the Philippines largest sporting event The opening ceremonies and parade of athletes mark the official start of Palarong Pambansa 2013 Natashya Gutierrez reports

LIVE BLOG: Day 1 - Palarong Pambansa 2013

Apr 21, 2013 - 7:30 PM

Follow Rappler s coverage of Day 1 of the 2013 Palarong Pambansa in this live blog

Gymnast leaves national team to go for Palaro gold

Apr 21, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Sofia Gonzalez left the opportunity to play for the national team to go for the gold in Palaro 2013

NATIONAL TREASURE. Gonzalez hopes to represent the country in the Olympics. Photo by Rappler/Levi Verora.

IN PHOTOS: Palaro playing venues (Part 2)

Apr 21, 2013 - 3:26 PM

Rappler s Palaro photographers scoured Dumaguete to take snapshots of the Palaro playing venues before action begins here

LIVE BLOG: #Palaro2013 Opening Ceremony

Apr 21, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Follow the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Palarong Pambansa as it happens

Swimmer with no legs guns for gold

Apr 20, 2013 - 5:41 PM

Born with no legs Jomar Maalam becomes the first amputee swimmer from Western Mindanao to compete in Palarong Pambansa

ARMM booters play for peace and prosperity

Apr 20, 2013 - 2:19 PM

Hailing from Tawi Tawi the ARMM football team play for peace prosperity and their future

Amputee swimmer competes in Palaro 2013

Apr 20, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Jomar Maalam is a 16 year old swimmer from Zamboanga del Sur who was born without legs He competes in Palarong Pambansa 2013

All systems go for grand Palaro 2013

Apr 19, 2013 - 5:02 PM

With two days to go Negros Oriental has put in place the venues for the different events in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa

IN PHOTOS: Palarong Pambansa 2013 preparations

Apr 19, 2013 - 8:11 AM

Snapshots from athletes preparations for the 2013 Palarong Pambansa

MAP: Palarong Pambansa 2013 playing venues

Apr 18, 2013 - 10:47 PM

Having trouble looking for Palaro 2013 venues? Here s Rappler s map for you

What you need to know about the Palarong Pambansa

Apr 07, 2013 - 12:00 AM

Here s what you need to know about the biggest sporting event in the country the Palarong Pambansa

Negros Oriental all set to host Palaro 2013

Mar 05, 2013 - 6:52 PM

Negros Oriental Gov Roel Degamo expressed his province s readiness to host the much awaited 2013 Palarong Pambansa in Dumaguete City

SIGNED. Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo (left) and DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro presented the MOU they signed for the 2013 Palarong Pambansa. Photo by Josiah Israel Albelda/Rappler

Lively spirits lift Team PNoy in Dumaguete

Feb 20, 2013 - 12:13 AM

Unable to come to Dumaguete because of strong rain the President says he will still arrange for a visit in the future

With most of the candidates unable to attend because of the bad weather, candidates Jamby Madrigal, Bam Aquino, and Grace Poe still managed to represent the administration-endorsed coalition.

Delayed transmission in Dumaguete mock polls

Feb 02, 2013 - 8:09 PM

While the transmission of votes to the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas KBP citizen party’s server might have caused an almost 3 hour delay voters were happy with the speed with which they were able to cast their votes