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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Monday, August 11, 2014


TAGBILARAN City, Bohol, August 9, 2014 (PIA) –Bohol Sandugo Regional Trade Expo 2014 closed with over P40 million representing cash, booked sales and under negotiation, as micro, small and medium entrepreneurs see signs of recovery following major disasters hitting the regions. 

According to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) consolidated sales reports from the annual regional trade expo, over-all cash sales from the five days of exhibits starting July 3—27, cash sales reached P3,229,782.00.

In the same sales report, DTI said trade show booked sales reached some P7,481,170.00 while those under negotiated sales representing Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor and Regions 11 and 13 reached P72,997, 100.00.

For Bohol, local entrepreneurs in handloom-wovens, furniture, processed food, household fixtures, home decorations, jewelries and fashion accessories assured themselves some P34 million in cash, booked and negotiated sales, leading the exhibitors comprising regions 6, 7, 8, 10, 11 and 13. 

It may be recalled that not many investors here believe they can rise up after the strong earthquake that rocked Bohol and seriously affected the local manufacturing and home industries. 

The sales reports from the trade organizer: the Department of Trade and Industry in Bohol however indicate otherwise. 

Moreover, Region 8, which again was hit by what has been touted as the strongest typhoon in centuries, showed signs of recovery with P1.8M sales representing P1.6 million in cash and some P203, 500 in booked sales.

Cebu, which suffered serious damages on its northern towns during the storms, also posted P1.4 million, with P506, 340.00 in booked sales and P959,200.00 in negotiated sales. 

Region 6 posted P409,300.00 with 299,300.00 in cash and P110,200.00 in booked sales.

Region 11 pegged some P357,139.00 in total sales represented by P135,139.00 in cash, P202,000 in booked and P20,000 in under negotiations. 

Other exhibitors like Negros Oriental safe-kept P84,743.00 in cash sales, Region 13: P75,745, and Region 10 with P44,745.00.

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