Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
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List of the 21 Municipalities in the Ilocos Norte Province within Region I in the Republic of The Philippines
Adams | Bacarra | Badoc | Bangui | Banna | Burgos | Carasi | Currimao | Dingras | Dumalneg | Marcos | Nueva Era | Pagudpud | Paoay | Pasuquin | Piddig | Pinili | San Nicolas | Sarrat | Solsona | Vintar
Cities in the province of Ilocos Norte: Batac City • Laoag City (Capital)
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Map of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte Province in the Island of Luzon
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Municipality Hall of Dumalneg
- Dumalneg has a total of 1 barangay
- Registered Voters of Dumalneg as of (2010) = 1,005
- Population of Dumalneg (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 1,716
- Land Area of Dumalneg (as of 2007, in hectares) = 8,848
- Dumalneg is a 5th class municipality and Urban.
- Dumalneg is in the Ilocos Norte province and within Region_I in the northern island of Luzon
- 1 Geography of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 2 Location of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 3 History of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 4 People of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 5 Elected Government Officials of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 6 Businesses in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 7 Real Estate for Sale or lease in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 8 Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 9 Schools in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 10 Economy of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 11 Natural Resources of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 12 Tourists Attractions of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 13 Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 14 Your Story about Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 15 The oldest man or woman in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- 16 Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
- 17 Dumalneg Photo and Image Gallery
- 18 Disclaimer
Geography of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Dumalneg Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 8,848
Location of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
History of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Dumalneg is located 73 kilometers northeast of Laoag City, is bounded by the Municipalities of Pagudpud on the north, Adams on the east, Vintar on the south and Bangui on the west. It has a total land area of 88.48 square kilometers, with a population of 1,109 in 1995.
About 90 percent of the inhabitants of the municipality belong to the cultural minority group. Originally, its population was composed purely of mountain tribal people, but intermarriages and migrations caused the assimilation of lowlanders into the municipality through the passage of Sanggunian Panlalawigan Resolution No. 78. A proclamation was issued by the Office of the President upon its approval.
The only church in the municipality was erected by Aglipayans. It influenced the conversion of the natives into the Christian faith by baptism and marriage according to church laws.
The necessary of the municipality to the national highway leading to Bangui and the availability of public utility jeeps and motorized tricycles make transportation easy. If transportation is not available, one could easily walk from Dumalneg to Barangay Lanao og Bangui, where the national highway connects several municipalities of Ilocos Norte, including Laoag City, to Cagayan and Isabela.
Agriculture is the primary source of livelihood of the people, who plant such root crops as gabi, camote and tugue. Some derive meager incomes from planting maliket, an upland rice variety and from the gathering of forest products like firewood rattan and nito. A few of them are also engaged in fishing and in hunting wild animals like deer and pigs.
Aside from the natural its native beauty of the place, the people’s tradition like chewing beetle nuts, including its native costumers such as Baog or G-string for men, and tapis for women. As well as its captivating dance called tadek are some of Dumalneg’s tourist attractions.
- Article copied verbatim from: http://inorte.org/
People of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- Dumalneg Population (as of 2015 Census) = 2,947
- Dumalneg Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census) = 1,716
- Dumalneg Registered Voters (COMELEC 2009) = 1,005
Elected Government Officials of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.
Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State and finance the religion of Islam. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state"..
- Elected officials of Dumalneg for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Dumalneg: Lairvee Espiritu
- Vice-Mayor of Dumalneg: Francisco Espiritu Jr.
- Councilors of Dumalneg:
- Sheryll Asipil
- Estrella Bacong
- Maylin Santos
- Santos Jr. Cascayan
- Karlene Alawag
- Marivic Garon
- Alejo Jr. Laguitan
- Mavie Mae Cadiz
- Elected officials of Dumalneg for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Dumalneg: ESPIRITU, LAIRVEE (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY
- Vice-Mayor of Dumalneg: ESPIRITU, FRANCISCO JR. (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY
- Councilors of Dumalneg:
- GARON, DENNIS (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 535 8.81%
- LAGUITAN, JUN INDEPENDENT 480 7.91%
- AGRON, DANILO (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 479 7.89%
- SANTOS, MAYLIN (LAKAS) LAKAS CHRISTIAN MUSLIM DEMOCRATS 459 7.56%
- BALALIO, PABLO (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 451 7.43%
- ASIPIL, SHERYLL (LAKAS) LAKAS CHRISTIAN MUSLIM DEMOCRATS 450 7.41%
- CADIZ, MAVIE MAE (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 434 7.15%
- BUNAY, ALEXANDER (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 430 7.08%
- Elected officials of Dumalneg for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Dumalneg: Francisco Raval Espiritu Jr.
- Vice-Mayor of Dumalneg: Odon Magarro Aguinaldo
- Councilors of Dumalneg:
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The barangay has power and authority over its domain. The improvement of the barangay rests on the barangay officials. The barangay chairman, the barangay council and the local businessmen forge the prosperity of the barangay. Not the president of the Philippines, senate, nor congress, not the governor of the province, not the mayor nor council of the municipality or city. Poor barangays stay poor because of weak and/or ignorant(uninformed) barangay leaders.
When roads need to be built or any infrastructure within the barangay is needed, all the barangay officials have to do is make a resolution and demand for it from the city or municipality council. The resolution will force the city/municipal council or responsible government office to hear the legitimate demands. "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."
Practically anything that has to do with the barangay, the barangay officials have a say on it and most likely the authority over it. The majority of the barangay officials are not aware of their duties and power. They depend on the city council or mayor. The elected barangay officials are afraid of the mayor and city/municipality's "Sangguniang Panlungsod". They are in fear of being ousted or removed from office. The truth is, "Sangguniang Panlungsod" does not have the power to remove any elected barangay officials from office. Only the COURT OF LAW can do this (judicial branch of the government). Information is power. Be informed.
The control of traffic is not up to the city council or chief of police. It is controlled by the barangay. If the barangay needs traffic enforcers, the barangay can make a resolution to demand it from the city or municipality council. When the electric coop or the water district do not maintain their lines, the barangay can directly demand for the maintenance from the utility companies. No need to wait for city council.
The citizens also has the power to make demands to the barangay officials. In case the officials get blinded. Simply file an official complaint with the barangay secretary naming the Punong barangay as the respondent representing the barangay.
Cleaning the shorelines, drainage systems, streets, rivers, and parks within your barangay is YOUR responsibility. You are accountable for this. It is not the responsibility of the City/Municipality officials. The citizens and officials of the barangay are responsible.
- BUDGET: As far as the preparation for the budget expenditures, it starts at the barangay level, then moves on to cities, municipalities, provinces and regions. The barangays need to exercise their authority. They need to put their yearly budget together for their administration and future projects. The majority of the barangays leave this job to the municipality and city. This is so wrong. Then when the budget doesn't come or is lacking, they complain.
- The budget for the barangays does go to the City or Municipality, but simply for holding and later distribution. The city or municipality DOES NOT approve the budget. It was already approved by congress. The city or municipality simply "distributes" the approved budget.
- The bureau of internal revenue is in cahoots to subdue the barangays, municipalities and provinces. They call the rightful shares to the taxes collected as "Internal Revenue Allotment Dependency". It is not a dependency. It is the lawful and rightful share of the LGU as specified in "TITLE III, SHARES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE PROCEEDS OF NATIONAL TAXES, CHAPTER I, Allotment of Internal Revenue Taxes, Section 284."
- Imperial Manila does not exist anymore. Budgetary planning has been .
- DURING ELECTIONS: Where do City and Municipality politicians go to campaign? They seek the support of the Barangay officials. They plead to the barangay folks for the votes. After the election they forget you. Do not ever forget the power of the barangay.
Ignorance keeps the pinoys thinking that Manila rules. Be informed, be educated and make your barangay prosper.
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State where the religion of . Bangsamoro will be a HOMELAND not for all Filipinos but for only the Muslim Filipinos. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state".
Businesses in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood
The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.
- DOST - Website
- UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
- DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website
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- Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
- Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
- Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
- Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
- Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
- Department Stores and Appliance Stores
- Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
- Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
- Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
- Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
- Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
- Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations
Real Estate for Sale or lease in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
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- FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.
Schools in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
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School year 2018-2019 starts Monday, Monday, June 4, 2018 and ends on Friday, April 5, 2019, for public elementary and secondary schools. The School Year shall consist of 208 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the three days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted within the school year. However, learners are expected to be in school for a total of 200 class days.
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be proficient in ENGLISH.
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- Telephone Number
- Principal of the school
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Economy of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!
Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.
The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.
Your Story about Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
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The oldest man or woman in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
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Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
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- ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
- CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
- Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>
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