August 18, 2017: *** The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is now faced with the problem of looking for usable areas to hold transmission lines that would link the power barge in Tapal Wharf in Ubay town to a substation in Barangay Emelda of the same town. ***The City Government of Tagbilaran is set to sign a memorandum of agreement with BFAR for a multi-million peso livelihood project intended to uplift the living conditions of the fisherfolk. ***47th Infantry Battalion Commanding Officer, Lt. Col. Joel Malig said units under him are currently undergoing intensified intelligence operations along with other allied units to confirm the reports on sightings of armed men in Bohol. *** LGU Pilar's program, "Productivity Improvement thru landcare and Agriculture Resource Development and Management"(Pilar Dam) landed in the top 20 in Taking Look 2017. *** LGU Panglao got third place (3rd-6th class municipalities) in Infrastructure during the 5th Regional Competitiveness Summit held at PICC recently. ***LGU Panglao's entry program "A Purok-Based Approach in Basic Education Reforms/Turo-Turismo: Strengthening Partnership and Industry Linkage for Effective K-12 Implementation is among the 20 finalist of the Galing Pook Awards 2017. ***The towns of Panglao and Pilar are among the 20 finalists in the yearly search for Galing Pook Awards 2017. *** The National Food Authority in Bohol said prices of rice in the province have been on an uptrend since last week reaching an increase of up to P5 per kilo. *** A man listed in the Bohol Provincial Police Office drug watch list was caught last night with drugs weighed 80 grams with estimated street value of P993,000.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013


President Benigno Aquino III will lead on Wednesday the celebration of the 115th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence at the Liwasang Bonifacio on P. Burgos St., Manila.

Upon arrival at the Liwasang Bonifacio, the Chief Executive will be accorded full military honors. The President and other government officials will walk towards the flagpole for the flag-raising ceremony.

After the flag-raising ceremony, President Aquino and Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Emmanuel T. Bautista will lead the wreath-laying ceremony. 

The President will join the brief program which has for its theme "Kalayaan 2013: Ambagan Tungo sa Malawakang Kaunlaran" as guest of honor and speaker.

Joining the President during the event are Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim, National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Chairperson Maria Serena I. Diokno, NHCP Executive Director Ludovico Badoy, Philippine Postal Corporation Board Chairman Cesar Sarino, Postmaster and Chief Executive Officer Josefina M. dela Cruz, among others.

There will be simultaneous flag-raising and wreath laying ceremonies on the Independence Day (June 12) at the Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila; Rizal National Monument, Rizal Park, Manila with Vice President Jejomar C. Binay leading the ceremonies; General Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite with Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya; 
Barasoain Church, Malolos City, Bulacan, with Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario; Mausoleo de los Veteranos de la Revolucion, Manila North Cemetery with Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin; Bonifacio National Monument, Caloocan City with Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr., and Pamintuan Mansion, Angeles City, Pampanga with Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno. 

After the program at the Liwasang Bonifacio, the President will proceed to the Malacanang Palace for the Vin D’ Honneur with members of the Diplomatic Corps, Cabinet secretaries, government officials, Congressional representatives of various districts, Manila Mayor Lim and city officials, representatives of the local government units, non-government organizations and other sectors, veterans, teachers, students, among others. 

The country celebrates the Independence Day each year to raise awareness among the Filipinos that freedom is the most precious right of every citizen.

The holiday commemorates the Declaration of Independence on June 12, 1898 by General Emilio Aguinaldo and the Filipino revolutionary forces from Spanish colonization. (PND)

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