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ICM holds “BANDuary” 2012

Island City Mall highlights top local bands in “BANDuary” (Bands in January), a weekend band feature every Saturday and Sunday afternoon, this month of January, 4 PM, at the Activity Center of Island City Mall. Oldies favorite band Versatile and popular reggae band Brownbuds performed...

Albur reaps another priestly hand, priestly voice

Albur reaps another priestly hand, priestly voice On January 9, 2012 his excellency, Bishop Leonardo Y. Medroso of the Diocese of Tagbilaran ordained three (3) new priests at the St. Joseph Cathedral, namely Rev. Fr. Remegio Polinar (G-Hernandez, Bohol), Rev. Fr. Proceso Omamalin (San Fernando, Cebu) , and Rev. Fr. Craig Jubac....

First Consolidated Bank declares 20% Cash Dividends to Stockholders

First Consolidated Bank declares 20%  Cash Dividends to Stockholders The First Consolidated Bank (FCB) has declared a twenty (20%) Cash Dividend for the year 2011 to all stockholders on record as of June 30, 2011. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has already approved the declaration of the Cash Dividends. The distribution and release of the...

12th Ubi Festival opens Wednesday

This Wednesday, Boholanos will witness the opening of the 12th Annual Ubi Festival, celebrating the rootcrop which has become a permanent part of Boholano heritage. The day will begin with a morning motorcade from the Provincial Capitol Annex Building, along major thoroughfares of the city,...

Senators defend Aquino vs. Corona camp accusations

Senator-judges denied allegations that President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is convincing them to vote for Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment. Retired Associate Justice Serafin Cuevas, Corona’s lead counsel, said the defense is concerned over reports that the president himself is influencing members of the impeachment...

Ex-Rep. Ronald Singson back in Ilocos Sur a free man

Former Ilocos Sur Representative Ronald Singson is a free man once again and back home in Vigan, where relatives and friends welcomed him. He had served 18 months of jail time in Hong Kong after pleading guilty to possession of illegal drugs. His father, Ilocos...

CORONA : THE DUKE OF DECEPTION?

CORONA : THE DUKE OF DECEPTION? The Bohol Bar Association is also right in asking Chief Justice Renato Corona to resign to spare us the “anguish and expense” of an impeachment process. Besides, it argues, Corona “ab initio” is an illegal GMA “midnight appointee”  – violative of  Article VII Section 15...

Cabalit brands Lim a “dictator”

Beleaguered Taloto Captain Faro Cabalit did not mince words in branding City Mayor Dan Neri Lim as a “dictator”- chief executive after a display of  absolute power shown by the mayor in installing Cogon Barangay Captain Philipp “Pepot” Besas as the new City ABC president...

Relief actions stepped up for typhoon victims

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Relief operation is not only restricted in providing foodstuffs, medicines and shelter but also on psycho-social aspect to victims of tropical storm “Sendong” that devastated this capital city of Misamis Oriental, indicated the report of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council...

Fire hits BISU Bilar last night

BILAR. The huge complex of the Bohol Island State University (BISU) was spared from having been leveled to the ground in a fire which hit one of its cottages past 6 o’clock  last night. Riverside Barangay Captain Chanel Luzano, during an interview with dyRD’s “Tagbilaran-By-Nite”...