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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Wednesday, December 26, 2012



TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Dec. 26 (PIA)--Bohol Representative Erico Aumentado passed away on Christmas Day, December 25, at 8:37 p.m. at St. Luke's Medical Center -Global City. 

He died from complications related to pneumonia. He was 72 years old. 

His remains lie in state at the Funeraria Paz Araneta, Quezon City today. Tomorrow, Thursday, the House of Representatives will hold a necrological service. His body will be brought to his home province of Bohol thereafter. Interment schedule in Bohol still to be finalized. 

Aumentado is the chairman of the House committee on ethics and privileges. He is also a member of the following committees: Agriculture and food; Appropriations; Basic education and culture; Constitutional amendments; Good government and public accountability; Local government; Public works and highways; Suffrage and electoral reforms; Tourism; Transportation; and Ways and Means. 

According to his profile posted at the House website, Aumentado sponsored 96 measures and co-authored 274 bills. 

Before being elected as Bohol's second district representative, Aumentado was the governor of the province. He was also an officer of the League of Provinces of the Philippines. 

Aumentado was born on May 18, 1940 in Ubay, Bohol. 

He graduated with Bachelor of Laws at the University of Bohol. 

He was supposed to run for reelection in the May 2013 elections. (PIA-Bohol/ecb)

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