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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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Bohol picks 4 of 5 TOBOY Awards from DILG 2016

CORTES, Bohol December 20, (PIA) – Boholanos picked four of five regional awards as the regional search for The Outstanding Barangay Officials of the Year (TOBOY) ended with an awarding ceremony last week in Lahug, Cebu City.

All provincial winners and Bohol representative candidates to the regional winners picked the regional best Barangay Treasurer, best Barangay Secretary, best Barangay Kagawad and brought home the best Lupong Tagapamayapa in two of three categories, during the recent awarding ceremonies.

Salvador Cortes barangay treasurer Maria Marvie R. Chiu, Balili Jagna Barangay Secretary Helencita Galbo, Canmanino Valencia Barangay Kagawad Algerica Coronel and Lupong Tagapamayapa of East Poblacion Alburquerque and Can-upao Jagna picked the regional top posts, according to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

All these entries have been winners in their own right, when the DILG conducted a provincial search in 2015.
Only Bohol’s entry to the Barangay Chairman did not come home with an award.

The TOBOY is an annual search for the best performing barangay frontiners, them being the epitomes of the front liners government of service delivery personified.

Started in Bohol and is now adopted by the DILG, TOBOY attempts to motivate more and more people to do their best and popularize local government service in their positions in the barangays.

Also winning as best Barangay Treasurer in the regional search for Component Cities is Cynthia C. PaƱares of Poblacion, City of Naga, Cebu.

For barangay secretaries, while Bohol picked the provincial category, Clarita M. Mayol of Cambaro, Mandaue City picked the award for component cities category.

For the barangay kagawads, other than the Bohol winner in the November 4 awarding, the treasurer from the Component City is Edwin Enerlan of Bulacao, City of Talisay, Cebu while for Highly Urbanized Centers, Arvin Field Abing of Maribago, Lapulapu City took home the award.

For the Lupong Tagapamayapa, Bohol's provincial category, winners for the 4th-6th class towns also took home the award as East Poblacion Alburquerque, while the 1st to third class towns went to Can-upao Jagna. (rac/PIA-7/Bohol)

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