Archive for January 29th, 2012

FCB expands outside Bohol

FIRST CONSOLIDATED BANK will be opening another 5 new branches. The blessing and inauguration of the new branches in Estancia, Iloilo; Abuyog, Leyte and Guinobatan, Albay will be on March 8, 2012. In Española, Palawan and Surigao City, the inauguration will be on March 27,...

Oil spill alert in north coastal Bohol area

Governor Edgar Chatto has alerted officials in the northern coastal towns as he ordered an immediate investigation into reports a ship passing off the Bien Unido municipal waters was spotted dumping oil and waste materials. Provincial administrator Alfonso Damalerio III through the Bohol Environment Management...

Coordination at reg’l peace council stressed

Coordination at reg’l peace council stressed Unity is all that it would take. The Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC-7) has ordered all its members, including all national and line agencies as well as Local Government Units (LGUs) to sit as one in all its undertakings, especially on matters pertaining to...

Useful livelihood kits received–brgy officials

Barangay officials had received and duly acknowledged the useful livelihood technology kits funded thru the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) of Gov. Edgar Chatto while he was First District congressman. Each kit contains volumes of books and modules as guides to self-sufficient agricultural production, animal...

System builder decries blame on E-TRACS

The developer of E-TRACS (Enhanced Tax Revenue Assessment and Collection System) explained that the complaints of taxpayers in Panglao on the wrong tax assessments should not be blamed on the software. Elmo Nazareno, president of Rameses Systems, Inc.-the software developer of E-TRACS, decried the news...

Confirmed: Puerto Princesa Underground River in New7Wonders

Preparations are underway for the official inauguration of the New7Wonders of Nature, which includes the Philippines’ Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) in Palawan in the West Philippine Sea. Bernard Weber, founder and president of New7Wonders made the announcement in Manila where he met with Puerto Princesa Mayor...

Candy Cumayas & a few of her favorite things

Candy Cumayas & a few of her favorite things Wake-uppers: Seen: Miss Netherlands 2006 Sheryl Lynn Baas was in Valencia town to judge Miss Valencia 2012.  A half-Pinay, half-Dutch, Sheryl competed in the Miss World 2006 in Poland. “Sheryl Lynn is in the Philippines for her Sheryl Lynn Foundation. This foundation was started by...

Bohol Dolphins swimmers shine in Ilo-ilo Dinagyang Swimfest

Bohol Dolphins swimmers shine in Ilo-ilo Dinagyang Swimfest Philippine Swimming Inc. (formerly Philippine Aquatic Sports Association (PASA) 2012 Calendar of Events includes the 5th Dinagyang Ilo-ilo Invitational Age-Group Swimfest which was held last Jan. 20 to 21, 2012 in Ilo-ilo Sports Complex, Brgy. Magsaysay, Lapaz, Ilo-ilo City. The event was participated by the...

Island City Mall holds valentine photo tilt

Whether watching a movie together at Screenville, enjoying a dinner date at The Prawn Farm, or strolling around the mall strip with a public display of affection, why not capture that special moment in a camera and join the Valentine photo contest at the Island...

WILL SENATORS VOTE AS POLITICAL ANIMALS?

WILL SENATORS VOTE AS POLITICAL ANIMALS? Senators may try with  all their might to be impartial before the eyes of the people- but subconsciously they will act with political undertones.Whether they like it or not. What are some of the analysis in this respect? Remember it takes 8 senators voting negatively...