CCTV public works to start

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The Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) Company, which is the official pro-vider for the CCTV project of Dumaguete City, will negotiate with the management of the Negros Oriental Electric Cooperative II (NORECOII) for the free use of their electrical posts so that the cameras can be mounted safely and strategically.

Installing the CCTV cameras on the posts would speed up the completion of the project, according to PLDT. Officials from PLDT and the City Government have finalized the details so that the service provider can go full blast in its civil work for the installation of 330 modern high definition CCTV cameras for the entire city.

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There were 1,992 crime incidents reported from January-September 2017 compared to just 1, 222 in the same period in 2018. This translates to 770 less crime representing a decrease of 38.65 percent. Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo and the City Council commended the accomplishments of the City PNP under its Chief-of-Police Supt. Jonathan D. Pineda even as they reiterated their continued support to the anti-crime operations of the local police.

Dumaguete Theatre company
By Roi Lomotan

A non-stock, non-profit theatre company in Dumaguete City is helping enrich local the culture and arts scene by bringing the musical “Song of Solomon” to Dumagueteños.

Dumaguete Theater Company (DTC), a newly-established volunteer organisation of theatre enthusiasts in the city, is the lead producer of the musical which was shown at the Luce Auditorium, Silliman University from November 15 to 18. DTC is proud to present the musical to the Dumagueteños. In a statement, the group cites “the opportunity to present Song of Solomon reinforces the vision to develop the wealth of talent among the youth, and to provide a window to the world that showcases the depth and the versatility of the Filipino’s creative and artistic spirit as performer, story-teller, and interpreter of our evolving culture.”