Thursday, December 25, 2008
Monday, December 22, 2008
Mayor Mel Sarmiento presided over the meeting with the his RDC co-chair, NEDA Regional Director Buenaventura Gosoco. In attendance were Hon. Cynthia Nierras, the Presidential Assistant for Region 8, DBM RD Imelda Lasceras, Gen. Arthur Tabaquero, DILG RD William Paler, among others.
Mayor Sarmiento with RD Gosoco (l) and PA Nierras (r)
Mayor Sarmiento with (l-r) Gen. Tabaquero, RD Gosoco and PA Nierras
TTMIST Prexy, Dr. Socorro Bohol (r), DBM RD Imelda Laceras and some NEDA staff
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
1. Calbayog’s social and economic history;
2. Calbayog as the Religious Center of the province;
3. The culture of Calbayog showing its music, theater & dance, literature, and visual arts;
6. Calbayog’s Natural Heritage.
It is hard bound with protective jacket, contains about 200 full color pages and glossy photographs, 11×26 inches in full spread, and will be printed in limited (1,000) copies only.
For details and reservation of copies, please contact:
Engr. Arnol F. Trani
(+63 917) 304-36-57 or (+63 55) 209-29-13
Here's the video teaser courtesy of Nelson Petilla and Dante Rosales
Monday, December 15, 2008
Friday, December 12, 2008
The meeting will be held at the Calabria Formation House in Dagum Hills from 1:30 to 4:00 pm.
It will be capped by a fellowship dubbed as Pagtigman to be held at the Nijaga Park at 7:00 pm
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
A good number of Officers and Members of 54 Homeowners Associations (HOAs) and the beneficiaries of Caramel and Tomalon subdivisions participated in the parade and solidarity which capped the week-long event.
Here are some pictures from the day's activity.
The City Mayor with the HUDCC Usec at Carmela Subdivision.
For more pictures, please check this link.
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
The activity is spearheaded by the Diocese of Calbayog and Christ the King College in coordination with The Alliance of Concerned Samarnons.
Events for the day include Preliminaries where Bishop Isabelo Abarquez and CKC President Fr. Prisco Cajes, ofm will deliver their speeches.
The Symposium Proper will consist of three talks to be delivered by Dr. Ligaya Acosta and Dr. Joseph Bullecer, both Directors of Human Life International; and Fr. Reu Jose Galoy, ofm, Dean of Franciscan School of Theology; and Director of the Human Resource Development Office of the San Pedro Bautista Province in Quezon City.
The activity will be capped by a covenant-signing, rally and conclusion-dispersal at the Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral.
Friday, December 5, 2008
You are looking at the cover of KITA Choir's Christmas CD entitled "Pasko Na! Kanta Kita!"
This CD is a compilation of original Calbayog / Waray-waray Christmas songs composed by Boi Nicolasora, Ronnie Obong, Mawe Doroja, Nati Mancol - Biliran and Fr. Roland Cajegas. The CD will be officially launched via a concert tonight at the La Milagrosa Academy Auditorium.
Thursday, December 4, 2008
This project landed in one of the reports featured in the U.S. State Department's website.
The article entitled "Philippine Alliance Helps Reduce Water Pollution, Diseases" enumerates how the United States supports wastewater treatment and sanitation improvements. It tells about the good experience of some cities in the Philippines, Calbayog included:
"... A new low-cost housing development under construction in the Philippines will provide former slum dwellers with proper sewage treatment to protect their health and the environment.
The wastewater treatment system will be installed in Calbayog City on the Philippine island of Samar with assistance from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Philippine Sanitation Alliance (PSA) and the U.S. Navy... "
For the rest of the article, please check this link.
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
This will be held at the Philam Life Auditorium, U.N. Avenue, Manila on December 8, 2008 (Monday) at 8:00 pm.
This concert will have SOS Calbayog as its beneficiary. It is organized and directed by Mr. Nonon Baang who is a professor at the UST Conservatory of Music. He is the brother of Mario Victor Baang, the Village Director of SOS Calbayog.
Tickets are priced at Php 500, Php 300 and Php 150 (for students, but with limited slots). For tickets and other inquiries you may call SOS Calbayog at (055) 209-37-98.