31 July 2017: *** A suspected big-time drug personality who was ranked 6th among high-value targets of Central Visayas police and allegedly also operated in Mindanao was gunned down during an anti-narcotics operation in Sierra Bullones on Saturday evening. ***In the first seven months this year, the Bohol Police Provincial Office (BPPO) already recorded 984 traffic-related incidents where human error comprise 84.86%. ***Bohol crime volume continues to drop in three months from 748 in May to 395 by July 20. In June, the crime volume decreased to 700 or a 6.42% drop. The rate of decrease further improved to 43.57% as of July 20. ***34 ASEAN countires comprising the Asean Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) will confer on energy during Bohol's biggest international event hosting on August 7-10 at the Be Grand Resort in Panglao, which is timely as the province works hard on permanent solution to unreliable power.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Feb. 12 (PIA)--The Provincial Government of Bohol lead the activities in the observance of Provincial Day of Peace yesterday held at Pres. Carlos P. Garcia Park in Tagbilaran City.

The activity was intended to revive the peace in the province anchored on the Boholano values of fear in God and abiding by laws as articulated by the late Boholano former President Carlos P. Garcia.

Also commemorated yesterday was the declaration of the province as insurgency-free by the Philippine National Police (PNP) way back 2010.

A motorcade was participated by the offices of the Provincial Capitol at 2:30 p.m. yesterday. 

A program followed wherein the provincial officials led by Gov. Edgar Chatto, Vice-Gov. Concepcion Lim and 1st District Rep. Rene Relampagos unveiled the Peace Monument and officially declared every February 11 as a Provincial Day of Peace.
Other guests include Sec. Teresita Quintos-Deles of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP), newly appointed Director of the National Bureau of Investigation Boholano Atty. Virgilio Mendez, Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Loretta Ann Rosales, Boholano and staunch peace advocate Dr. Jose Abueva, Gen. Emmanuel Bautista of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, AFP Deputy Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Allan Luga, and PNP Regional Director PSSupt. Dennis Agustin.

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Bohol recently passed Resolution No. 2014-055 declaring February 11, 2014 as Provincial Peace Day in the Province in Bohol.

The basis for such declaration is the attainment of the province’s well-defined ultimate direction anchored on a prime eco-cultural tourism destination and a strong balanced agro-industrial province with a well-educated, God-loving and law-abiding citizenry; proud of their cultural heritage; enjoying a state of well-being; and committed to sound environmental management.

The activity also formally launched the advocacy for a NonKilling Boholano Society, the country’s first provincial organization in our national movement for a Nonkilling Philippines. 

The province of Bohol is leading the nation in its commitment to peace and nonkilling and is consistent with its official national recognition as “The Best Governed Province” in the Philippines, under Gov. Chatto. (PIA7-Bohol/ECB)

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