SSS Calamity Loan Application 2020

The SSS Calamity Loan is now available. Click here to read more, see requirements and procedures. Watch video as well on step-by-step application.

How to Apply for Pag-IBIG Calamity Loan Online 2020

When disaster strikes, the Pag-IBIG Office in the Philippines will help you get back on your feet. Read more about How to Apply for a Calamity Loan Onine!

Microplastics for Breakfast?

A recent study shows, that the concentration of microplastics found in rabittfish in the Tañon Strait is above average. The Fish were purchased from fishermen in Dumaguete and Bais as well as in Ayungon and Manjuyod.

DFA Office – ePayment for Passport Applicants

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has upgraded their system with a new feature. The ePayment for passport applicants is another step to make the procedure faster and more secure.

COMELEC Barangay Election and SK 2018

COMELEC Barangay Election and SK 2018

Finally, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Commission of Election (COMELEC) will push through with this year’s Barangay Election 2018 and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Election 2018. After being postponed for almost two years now, it is time for new leaders to lead the community. Read more.

Dumaguete BIR - Bureau of Internal Revenue

Tax Reform – President signs new TRAIN Law

President Rodrigo Duterte signed the new Tax Law of the Philippines on December 19. 2017. The Tax reform is commonly referred to as TRAIN-Law. (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion).

Batang Pinoy 2017 - Visayan Leg - Bohol

Batang Pinoy 2017 – Visayan Leg

The Batang Pinoy 2017 Visayan Leg Games will be held in Dumaguete City from November 10, 2017 up to November 16, 2017. Click here to see schedule.

PhilHealth - Health Insurance for foreigners in the Philippines

PhilHealth – Health Insurance for Foreigners in the Philippines

PhilHealth is changing their regulations regarding the Health insurance for foreigners in the Philippines. Read here the most important changes.

Immigration - Annual Report 2017

Immigration – Annual Report 2017

All registered foreigners must file their annual report 2017 in the first 60 days. The Dumaguete BOI is the place to go for foreigners in Negros Oriental.

Typhoon Nona

Typhoon Nona

While Dumaguete and Negros Oriental seems to be out of the path of Typhoon Nona (international Melor), many of us have relatives and friends in the areas where Nona might hit. The map below is a track-map, which updates itself each five or six hours