Dumaguete City’s Buglasan Festival 2012

MORE often than not, it is the company that makes a trip truly more fun. But when exploring a place that is endowed with natural grace, even four hours of sea travel by oneself would not make the experience less rewarding.

This is the realization from a four-day escapade to Negros Oriental. Traveling alone can still be beneficial in that it provides opportunities to make new friends and develop a personal sense of appreciation and open-mindedness.

Staying in Dumaguete city made adjusting seem simple as the place is known to be the home of gentle people. It was also where activities in line with the famed Buglasan Festival 2012 were centered around from Oct. 12 to 21.  [Read more]

Wilderness plan needs P42M

AT LEAST P42 million is needed for the implementation of a general management plan for the Bantayan Island Wilderness Area (BIWA), according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR 7). “The BIWA GMP is intended for long-term implementation, subject to periodic review and evaluation to maintain its relevance to the changing times,” said

Aquino expands investment areas reserved for Filipinos

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has signed Executive Order (EO) 98 to expand the investment areas and economic activities reserved to Philippine nationals under the 9th Regular Foreign Investment Negative list.

Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. said Friday that EO 98, signed by the President on October 29, replaces EO 858, which has been in effect since February 2010. Read more