SHIPPING FIRM Medallion Transport Inc. started direct services between Dipolog City in Zamboanga del Norte and Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental on Dec. 12. Using its M/V Lady of Rule roll on-roll off vessel, the daily trips depart Dipolog at 11 p.m. and Dumaguete at 5 a.m. Passenger options include economy (P450/person), business class (P550), and executive suite for two persons (P1,500). Dipolog City Mayor Darel Dexter T. Uy welcomed the new transport link as a contributor to economic growth. “We are truly making Dipolog as an important gateway city and we expect better movement of goods and people that will promote trade and enhanced income opportunities for the city and our people,” he said on a Facebook post on his page.