Dumaguete City now has a sister city in the US

Dumaguete City is now a sister city of Alameda City in California, United States. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in Alameda, California by Dumaguete City Mayor Manuel “Chiquiting” Sagarbarria and Alameda Mayor Trish Herrera-Spencer last month recognizing the Sister City Relationship of Dumaguete City and Alameda City.

Please see posts of Dumaguete City Tourism Officer Woodrow Maquiling, Jr. in his Facebook account about the said activity between two cities.




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Dumaguete City's List of Incumbent Officials

VISION: Dumaguete City, a city of gentle people, envisions to become ecologically-balanced and peaceful city, a center of sustainable development, quality wholistic education with self-reliant, socially responsible, morally upright and highly empowered people by 2015.


MISSION: We exist to enable Dumagueteños attain a high quality of life.



 Transparency and Accountability in Governance

 Principled Leadership

 Inter-generational Responsibility

 Spirituality and High Moral Standards

 Discipline

 Fairness

 Wholistic Political Maturity

 Excellence in Public Service

 Stewardship of the Environment

 Excellence in Education