Naga exec lauds ‘living heroes’

Naga City Vice Mayor Gabriel Hidalgo Bordado called the nation’s mentors as “living heroes” during the celebration of the World Teachers’ Day and the 54th anniversary of the Naga City Teachers’ and Employees Association (NACITEA) at the SM City Naga Activity Center recently. Quoting an unnamed author, Bordado said that in the Philippines, heroism is usually associated with dead...

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Naga biz chamber 3-time best chamber, now Hall of Famer

Naga biz chamber 3-time best chamber, now Hall of Famer

By Paul John F. Barrosa NAGA CITY — The Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) bagged for the third time in a row the Most Outstanding Chamber in the Philippines award and made it through the Hall of Fame of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCCI), the largest business organization in the country. In the recently concluded three day 36th Philippine ...

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The Night “CINEMUSICAL” Was Born

Johnny Escandor bicolmail.com Naga City has a reason to be proud of. It may well be that the newest art form in the performing arts is born here : the CineMusical. The word was coined by Ferdinand Dimadura, Bicol’s celebrated Composer and Film Director. “ I didn’t know what to call my work so I have to invent a new name for it.” Last September 13, 2010 at the Avenue Convention Plaza,...

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Tourism has come ALIVE!

BicolMail column BLUE and WHITE by Joaquin F Perez Jr For the past several weeks I have been ‘bothered’ by the traffic caused by several huge brand-new Tourist Buses maneuvering near the corner of the UniTop building in Barangay Dinaga; and at the same time ‘gladdened’ by the fact that these buses have been bringing busloads of lively and exciting Tourists to our ‘Pilgrim City’;...

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Plaza Rizal belongs to Naga, not CamSur

Plaza Rizal belongs to Naga, not CamSur

By Paul John Barrosa (http://www.bicolmail.com/issue/2010/sep30/xc.html) NAGA CITY — Following final decision by the Supreme Court’s Special Third Division, City Councilor and former City Legal Officer Nelson Legacion, in a privilege speech during last Tuesday’s regular session of the Sangguniang Panlunsod, called on Camarines Sur Gov. L-Ray Villafuerte and other concerned provincial...

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Naga SMILES to the World!

Naga SMILES to the World!

A new brand of Naga By Alec Santos The City of Naga has always had a penchant for pioneering groundbreaking programs minus the astronomical cost. In Naga, “Doing more with less” as former mayor and now DILG Sec. Jesse Robredo used to say, has become an integral part of governance. Proving that Naga has what it takes to become a city poised for even greater things, Mayor John G. Bongat...

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