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Feb. 2008 Nursing Board Passers of NDDU

I am posting here the list of the names of Nursing Board Passers from the Notre Dame of Dadiangas University who took the exams in December 2007. Some of the family names here might be familiar to you… they could be the daughters, sons or relatives of people you know. The national passing percentile by […]

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My Blog Contest Prize is here at last!

Sometime in January this year, I entered a contest conducted by ProfileSurfer, a blog which devotes itself solely to the number one social networking site in Southeast Asia, Friendster where I have been maintaining an account since 2004. A couple of weeks after that, I got an email from Jane, the blog owner informing me […]

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GenSan City Hall is 1st WiFi HOTSPOT gov’t. bldg. @ Region 12

For the past 2 weeks already, the city hall building has gone WI-FI! Yes, you read it right! Through an agreement entered into by the leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) with the local government of Gen. Santos City, the building is now a HOT SPOT with the free installation of WiFi service […]

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GenSan Blogger of the Moment: Mikko

“Build that Geek” is a blog written by another “general” (as people from Gen. Santos City are called) like me. The similarity stops there however because this guy is only a 4th year high school student(!). I first met 16-year old Conrad Miguel Espinosa Gozalo at the 1st Soccsksargen Blog Seminar in Koronadal in January […]

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The Notre Dame of Lagao Class 1954 of my Dad

Graduation time is upon us once again. Time for our first HISTORY LESSON, my dear readers and followers. On June 21, 1948, four Marist Brothers from the United States arrived in the Philippines upon the invitation of Bishop Gerard Mongeau, OMI to work in the Diocese of Cotabato where the Oblates have their mission. Headed […]

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Barangay Indonesia at the Gensan Kalilangan Festival 2008

13-year old Sinta, a student at the Indonesian School of Davao, performing the Balinese Dance, complete with quick sideglances and sideways movement of the head. She was the featured performer of the Indonesian delegation who joined the Kadsagayan Street Dancing Competition. I don’t know what dance this is but a lot of people were shouting […]

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Mindanao State University is Kadsagayan Grand Champs

Mindanao State University-High School representing Barangay Dadiangas North was once again declared Grand Champion at last week’s Kadsagayan Street Dancing Competition during the culmination of the 2008 Kalilangan Festival. This time, they bested 8 other dance contingents from other barangays to take home the bacon of P100,000.00!!! SPED (Barangay San Isidro) was 2nd winning P70,000 […]

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Rotary Club of GenSan at 50!

Congratulations to the Rotary Club of General Santos City for their GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY tomorrow!!!! Considered as the ‘mother club’ of all the other rotary groups in Soccsksargen, Rotary Club 17116 of Zone 3A under District 3860 was chartered to the Rotary International, on March 3, 1958 (Gosh! Was not even born yet.). I am posting […]

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An Art Exhibit of the early Settlement Days of the Pioneers of GenSan

There is an ongoing art exhibit at the lobby of the Gen. Santos City Hall Building right now. It is actually a part of the Kalilangan Month events which meant to showcase the city’s history and with that, its people’s cultures and traditions. “My Childhood Memories of the Settlement Days” is a exhibit of 25 […]

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How I Got My FREE Website Header (or Paul Custorio, Soccsksargen’s Best Web Designer)

If you noticed, Bariles Republic has a new header now, courtesy of my friend, Dennis Paul Custorio, a soon-to-be-very famous and very rich website developer/designer, the BEST IN GENSAN. I first met Paul during the 1st Blog Seminar in Koronadal last¬†January organized by Mark Aethen, a student leader at NDMU and a member of Mindanao […]

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