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Call Mr. Police Officer

By on May 16, 2014 | 11:13 am | 0 Comment

Call 911 or perhaps dial 166? You don’t do prank calls on this number. But if you really want to, go ahead. Have a chat with the Chief Police of PNP Dipolog. Don’t worry. Nobody has been arrested for prank calls. You’ll be the first, if ever. I wonder if there are many people who will call the PNP Dipolog headquarters nowadays, aside from the dear policemen’s

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Dipolog: a third class city?

By on May 10, 2014 | 11:08 am | 0 Comment

I love Dipolog, don’t get me wrong. But it’s Dipolog! And I quote Wikipedia, “Dipolog is a third class city and the capital of the province of Zamboanga del Norte on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao…”. There you go. Wikipedia says it all. Dipolog, as much as I love it, is just a third class city. Third Class City. I don’t even know what that means

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That wishful smile

By on April 28, 2014 | 1:53 pm | 0 Comment

He’s still looking at it. He smiled. That wishful smile. There are three of us in the family. Three amazing gems, as what my father usually say. The three of us would laugh. It was cheesy, and teenagers find cheesy funny. The three of us are all in pre-adolescent stage. Me, Jj, and Noynoy---ages 18, 17 and 16, respectively--- are like steps in the ladder, as some find

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A second look

By on February 25, 2014 | 11:45 am | 0 Comment

Everything seemed small. The road, the infrastructures, the schools, the shops– almost everything seems to be just a miniature version of what she had been used to. None of the views are taking her breath away. None are making her jumped from her feet with excitement. All seems regular. Blunt. Uninteresting. Small.Waking up had never been such a burden to her, never

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A student’s life: Dipolog Version

By on February 24, 2014 | 11:45 am | 0 Comment

Early mornings tend to be so calm in Dipolog City; it’s quite, fresh, and sometimes (if you’re lucky enough) you can see a light fog hugging the city for the shortest time. Unlike in many cities, Dipolog doesn't have much traffic, but that doesn't mean it is completely free of it.Once bright light strikes, signalling that it’s around seven, the students start their

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The Linabo Peak

By on February 22, 2014 | 11:45 am | 0 Comment

Dipolog City is one of the most peaceful, and beautiful city that can be found in the Philippines. Dipolog is known for its delicious, nutritious, and mouthwatering bottled sardines. That is why it is titled as the sardine capital of the Philippines.It is also the home of one of the most famous tourist spot where not only the locals enjoy its one of a kind beauty but also

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Fish be with you

By on February 21, 2014 | 11:45 am | 0 Comment

The alluring atmosphere of a place mirrors the nurturing and welcoming attitude of its people. There is a prodigious reason why tourists enjoy visiting places and why natives consistently cultivate its resources to keep people coming.  Majority can say that it is because of the magnificent scenery of towering buildings, the specialty foods being offered at affordable

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Dipolog City Rotunda: Beauty and Travel

By on February 11, 2014 | 11:45 am | 0 Comment

There’s a place in Dipolog City that best symbolizes its openness to travellers, flexibility to all walks of life, and its beauty – the Dipolog City Rotunda. Inside the large, peach colored, three-layer pool stands mightily, three massive statues of golden brown men hoisting a huge plate; ultimately showing strength and unity within the three.These men are also the

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Dipolog Breakwater: breaking but inspiring

By on February 10, 2014 | 11:45 am | 0 Comment

Dear Tito Den,At last I’ve found time to e-mail you this letter. Howdy, Tito! Greetings from the Orchid City of Dipolog.You must have missed Dipolog, I know. I’ve read your messages in the Facebook and how you like to come home after 15 years in New Jersey.What about Dipolog?Oh, Dipolog has  face lifted itself after the big fire in the 60’s and the succeeding small

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Safety on board

By on February 8, 2014 | 11:45 am | 0 Comment

Toys, clothes, food, shelter, books - these are but few things that are necessary for all the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. Many people are dead and properties were destroyed. Gradually, people have suffered these problem so it’s imperative that we find solutions to solve it.Those who are affected by the calamity need to recover by means they possibly can yet it’s most

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