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Gas stations defy rollback

For two instances already, the price rollback had been defied by gas stations in the city amid mounting public awareness in the fuel price trending. Twice had the oil companies reduced prices this month, but twice also that motorists fell victims of defying gas stations....

Drug ring kills pusher

Drug ring kills pusher The relentless drive against the drug trade claimed another life as syndicate members are now running against each other due to the business angle behind drug trafficking here. The latest casualty who was a drug user-turned-pusher was later known by the...

UNESCO delists Loboc, Baclayon churches as “heritage destinations”

UNESCO delists Loboc, Baclayon churches as “heritage destinations”   Bohol officials reacted differently to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) move of deleting nominations of potential centuries-old monuments in Bohol from the list of World Heritage  Sites. Gov Edgar Chatto who was...

ABAD DEFENDS BUDGET,PNOY

ABAD DEFENDS BUDGET,PNOY                   By: Bingo P. Dejaresco III (Makati)- Embattled Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad defended the  new P2.6-Trillion 2015 National Budget as “reform-based” and lauded what he called a “disruptive president” in President Benigno Aquino III. Abad said the 2015 budget, unprecedented in magnitude, is based...

Public hits delay in city airport ramp

Public hits delay in city airport ramp Boholanos strongly criticized anew the delay in the implementation of the much needed emergency ramp at the Tagbilaran City Airport where arrivals are delayed due to the existing “one-airline” policy. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Phils (CAAP)...

Guv surprised on delisting of churches from heritage

Guv surprised on delisting of churches from heritage Still half way to overcoming in tourism flap from the stigma of having been hit by a calamity, Bohol has been stripped of the slot in the Unesco World Heritage nomination. While new Philippine sites had been...

City officials summon gas stations on prices

City officials summon gas stations on prices Gas stations in Tagbilaran City agreed to allow the Sangguniang Panlungsod to look into their book of accounts in the light of the investigation on the high prices of petroleum products and the proliferation of white stations. This...

Spate of burglaries alarm folks in towns

Spate of burglaries alarm folks in towns Akyat-Bahay gang on the loose alarmed folks in towns after the spate of burglaries over the weekend, divesting households and an establishment of expensive appliances and cash amounting to a total of almost P70,000 in at least three locations....

Panglao airport proceeds without highlight in SONA

Implementation of the New Bohol Airport proceeds without necessarily getting special mention in the President’s latest State-of-the-Nation Address. Provincial Administrator Alfonso Damalerio II, who leads the local project management team, explained that the JICA-funded New Bohol Airport Construction and Sustainable Environment Protection Project has already...