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Monthly Archives: March 2007

A Brit couple walking back to Villa Caceres after enjoying Avenue Square got traumafied last night. Robbed and allegedly mugged per NX morning news by (again) hooded biker! Whoaa! First time for a tourist here? Definitely not an isolated case! These hoodlums are getting aggressive by the day. What should the PNP+LGU do? A stricter and implementable policy on type of helmet for certain bike type? Is police visibility enough? How about plain clothes enforcer? Our participation? For years (’til now) am neither scared nor hesitant to stroll city streets because Naga City is generally safe. But I see things to change overtime, influx of wannabe Nagueños with empty bellies, penniless, no day jobs and some lazy SOB who likes fast cash; high on meths will further the crime stats. Sign of progess. Price of progress.

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Best City Website Awards
THREE-PEAT!

With Master Jessie and Joe Perez during the 2006 Philippine Web Awards at Makati City. Recognized for three consecutive year (04/05/06) by National Computer Center as the “best city website” propelling the LGU to the hall-of-fame. Too bad bossing Dune was already working in Singapore when the award came. Big dough or a glass trophy? I get the picture, clearly.

Meeting with IT movers of city hall for two hours should go somewhere, I praise the effort it has been a long time yet destination unknown. This long envisioned IT road map should have been locked and safe in vault with all their glories. My beloved Naga City is legendary when it comes to governance, innovation, and genuine leadership. But there is no such thing as perfect system; we all have our Achilles heel. Read More