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, April 08, 2014


TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, April 08, 2014 (PIA)--Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. will keynote the simple kickoff rites of the Bayani Challenge 2014 tomorrow, April 9.

In commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan tomorrow, Bohol will rise up to the call of heroism through volunteerism with the Bohol Bayani Challenge launch.

Gov. Edgar Chatto will lead the provincial, city and national government officials and staff, NGOs and civil society on the launching ceremonies at 4:00 p.m. at the CPG Sports Complex in Tagbilaran City.

This will be after the Bohol Bayani Challenge Walk wherein the different sectors will be mobilized at the grandstand from three starting points: in Plaza Rizal, F. Rocha Street and at the Tagbilaran City Pier, where they will have assembled at 3:00 p.m.

With the theme “Walang Iwanan,” this year’s Bayani Challenge will be gathering one million volunteers across 12 provinces — Aklan, Antique, Bohol, Capiz, Cebu, Eastern Samar, Iloilo, Leyte, Negros Occidental, Palawan, Samar, and Zamboanga — to rebuild homes and schools, plant trees, conduct clean-up drives and health missions, and invest time with kids for nine full weeks beginning April 12 and will culminate on June 12, Araw ng Kalayaan.
This is spearheaded by Pilipinas Natin, in partnership with Gawad Kalinga, the biggest bayanihan event the world has ever seen will have served 5 million families this year. (PIA7-Bohol/ECB)

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