(Glossogobius giuris) is a freshwater fish native to Mainit Lake. It is called “biya” in Tagalog and “white goby or tank goby” in English. The term “pidjanga” is also sometimes fondly used to refer to the Mainitnons, the people of the Municipality of Mainit, a town in Southern Philippines. This blog hopes to capture potentials of Migrants Pidjangas for the Development of our Town by attempting to document development issues, folk stories, and current concerns, about the Pidjanga — both the fish and the people.

Tiutoy na, gisnga pa

Salamat and Globe Run for Home for the free downloadable photos.

I seldom see my running form during actual races (unless I hire an official photographer who is willing to run along with me, hehehe). Hence seeing myself here in action helps me to identify what to correct in my form. Sagdi rakan lamang kun...

... nangisnga na an ako ilong...

... nagtiutoy na pangita nan hangin sanan pamahaw!

Balitaw, ali na ka-Pidjangahan... mandjagan kita.

This Sunday (26 July), we will do a 10k renegade run at the Ateneo de Manila campus. Aya kami magparehistro kay, Hesus, tag P500 man an registration. Basin magkitakits!

Jul 24, 2009

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Maradjao karadjao, Pilipinas!

Welcome to the online home of the Pidjangas from the Municipality of Mainit, Surigao del Norte, PHILIPPINES . Pidjanga, Pedianga, Pijanga, Pedjanga... amo ra ton... gikan sa ato danao! For comments and suggestion contact me at

CBCP News: Mining threatens 4th largest freshwater lake in PH

SEVEN are in the town of Mainit, Surigao del Norte... of the 15 exploration permits (EP) that the Regional Office 13 (CARAGA) of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Environment department approved as of June 30, 2010.

Read more at and Surigao Today.

If you want to support the protection of Lake Mainit, contact me at pidjangaATgmailDOTcom or 0917-800-4557. Zimm/Peter/Pidjanga

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