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New airport resettlement housing completed Sept

New airport resettlement housing completed Sept   The relocation housing for the families directly affected by the new Bohol airport is set for completion in September as construction of the modern flight facility may finally start within the last quarter. Taking cue from Department of...

Canonical installation of new Talibon Bishop Tuesday

Canonical installation of new Talibon Bishop Tuesday TALIBON, BOHOL – Most Reverend Patrick Daniel Y. Parcon, D.D. will be canonically installed Tuesday as the second Bishop of the Diocese of Talibon vice Mons. Christian Vincent F. Noel who is retiring. Site of the liturgical and...

Boholanos alarmed on HIV/AIDS rise

Boholanos alarmed on HIV/AIDS rise Controlling the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) should be more than just counting the victims, a futile attempt for accuracy. Provincial health officer, Dr. Reymoses Cabagnot, pushed for a major move to get the accurate data on the rising...

Guv still weighing stand on cha-cha

Charter change, if there is any material move, could more likely be focused on economic provisions than talking about term extension. This is according to Gov. Edgar Chatto, who admitted that he himself is still to check the real score in the much talked-about changes...

2 Bombay stores burglarized

2 Bombay stores burglarized As the police admitted the rise of criminality in the city, at least two Indian-run electronic stores along B. Inting St. at the commercial district of Tagbilaran had been burglarized by still unidentified perpetrators benefiting from the absence of a surveillance camera. Investigators...

Budget for modern reg’l hospital gets NEDA nod

The much needed modern government hospital will commence construction next year as the budget for the construction of the new Gov. Celestino Gallares Regional Hospital in Cortes town was recently approved by the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA). NEDA Regional Director Carreon personally visited the...

City is RP’s 6th, region’s 1st in “government efficiency”

Tagbilaran City holds something to be proud of. The city topped Central Visayas and landed 6th in the entire country in terms of “Government Efficiency” from among 136 cities and 399 municipalities all over the country as evaluated this year by the National Competitiveness Council...

4 drug lords killed, 1 jailed

The relentless drive against drug trafficking has netted the top five drug personalities in the province, four killed and one jailed. The unprecedented crackdown which resulted to a decline in drug operations was attributed to the assumption of Col. Dennis P. Agustin as provincial director...

Robin William’s ex-wife from Bohol

The second ex-wife of actor Robin Williams has roots coming from Bohol. Marcha Garces Williams, is the daughter of Leon Pantaleon Garces, a native of Ubay town who migrated to the United States and married a Finnish Ameircan.  Garces, Wlliams’ Filipina-Finnish American ex-wife (one of...

LMP Sows Intrigue Anew

Short of prudence, the circumstances in the take-over of a new leadership to run the League of Municipalities of the Philippines-Bohol chapter rocked the boat anew. The fresh squabble cropped up after Gov. Edgar Chatto had sworn in the town mayors elected from the position...