October 18, 2017: *** The newly-restored Holy Trinity Parish Church of Loay is formally turned-over on Sunday October 15, 2017 from the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to the Diocese of Tagbilaran through Bishop Alberto Uy. ***For the very first time, Bohol landed among the 14 finalists in the search for thr Most Business-Friendly Province in the country. ***PDEA-Bohol Head Agent Nicholas Gomez admitted that the drug problem in Bohol persists despite the reduction of supply of shabu coming from Cebu. *** The administration of the Bohol District Jail is now planning to acquire an x-ray machine as part of its crackdown on the entry of contraband into the jail facility, said BDJ Warden Jail Chief Insp. Felipe Montejo. *** DILG-Bohol conducted People's Forum on Federalism on October 17, 2017 at JJ's Seafood Village with city/municipal information officers and CSO/Faith-Based Representatives as participants. ***Schools across the province are expected to conduct make-up classes in lieu of class suspensios due to the two-a nationwide raspot astrike, according toDepEdBohol SchoolVGovernace and Operations Division Chief Desiderio Delgero. ***The province is bent on making history by getting a UNESCO recognition as a global geological park, the first for Philippines. ***The symbolic unveiling of the Geomarker at the Chocolate Hills Complex on Sunday will boost Bohol's application for UNESCO declaration of the entire province as a global geological park.

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Friday, October 29, 2010

Comelec official volunteers

To be witness in poll probe

A ranking Commission on Elections (COMELEC) official has volunteered to be a witness, should the poll body call for an investigation on alleged sabotage to disrupt the elections, at least in Tagbilaran City.

City Comelec registrar, Atty Ariel Selma said he would be a willing witness if only to prove that he has nothing to do with the allegations that would implicate the long questioned capability of the poll body to conduct the polls five months holding after national elections.

Last Monday, as early as 6:00 AM, reports have reached radio stations about the unusually delayed delivery of the remaining election paraphernalia, which were made available only at about 4:00 AM on the day of the elections.

Poll authorities in the precincts also share the same observation: the delayed delivery caused late start of the poll opening, or until the materials were withdrawn from their respective city or municipal election offices.

In Jagna town, reports said that at least a precinct opened when most precincts opening at 7:00 would be closing.

In Tagbilaran City, while most precincts opened by around 9:00, at lunchtime, several polling places have reportedly run-out of ballots.

According to Provincial Comelec Supervisor Atty Eliseo Labaria, the city needs 47,858 ballots but only about 39,244 of these arrived [from Manila].

Of these, 33,900 were included in the delivery’s first batch, he added that the city accordingly awaits for the 7,800 remaining ballots on the second batch of deliveries, which was expected at around 11 AM.

Because of this, many supporters of candidates accused the City Hall of sabotaging the elections by withholding ballots, one which the city government has vehemently denied.

In early morning radio interview, Atty. Selma said the office of the City Treasurer through has appraised him that the office is awaiting for the 7,800 ballots to be...click local news

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