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Local airlines to transport tourists to Bohol soon

LOCAL airlines will soon start operating flights between Manila and Bohol, as the island-province reopens its doors to tourists beginning Nov. 15.

Bohol spurs farmers to keep ube industry alive with annual festival

BOHOL — popular for its chocolate hills, tarsier, beaches, and peanut kisses — is celebrating the Ubi Festival this week in honor of the province’s inconspicuous high-value crop, the yam.

Cine Europa adds Bohol to its run

CINE EUROPA opens its 22nd edition in Metro Manila on Sept. 20 at its new venue at Cinema 1, Greenbelt 3 in Makati City. It runs until Sept. 24.

Cebu, Bohol provinces tighten watch on entry of raw and processed...

THE GOVERNORS of neighboring provinces Bohol and Cebu have issued directives to tighten watch on the entry of pork meat and processed pork products while the Department of Agriculture (DA) is determining the cause of unusual swine mortality in backyard farms in Luzon.

2 BPO companies awaiting approval to operate in Bohol

TWO BUSINESS process outsourcing (BPO) companies are just awaiting approval from the Office of the President to launch operations in Tagbilaran City, Bohol. Department of Trade and Industry-Central Visayas (DTI-7) Regional Director Asteria C. Caberte said the two firms’ applications to be declared as cyberzones have been endorsed by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).

Slow internet infra development hinders BPO potential in Bohol

THE ISLAND province of Bohol, with a local economy based largely on tourism and agriculture, is also a potential information technology (IT) hub if the internet infrastructure were developed faster, according to the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) head.

Homegrown developer starts 2nd housing project in Bohol

BOHOL’S HOMEGROWN developer Lite Properties Corp. (LPC) has broken ground for its second project in Bohol, named Corella Homes after the town where it is located. “This is going to be our biggest project.

Renovated Tubigon Port in Bohol opens

THE RENOVATED Tubigon Port in Bohol, the main stop for sea transport to and from Cebu, started operations last Jan. 5 and is seen to further boost tourism in the island province.

Panglao resorts warned anew

THE DEPARTMENT of Tourism-Central Visayas (DoT-7) again called on resorts in Panglao, Bohol to comply with environmental rules as the government implements a crackdown on violators.

Bohol 7.2 earthquake anniversary: Phivolcs strengthens DRRM officers’ capacity

DISASTER RISK Reduction and Management (DRRM) officers of the 47 towns and one city of Bohol are undergoing a seminar-workshop organized by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Oct. 10-11 to strengthen earthquake awareness and preparedness.

Resort owner calls for tourism carrying capacity cap for Bohol

A RESORT owner in Bohol has called for a study that will determine the province’s carrying capacity for tourists, particularly the island of Panglao. Dr. Doloreich A. Dumaluan, owner of Dumaluan Beach Resort and a former mayor of Panglao, said setting a cap would ensure sustainability so as “not to kill the hen that lays the golden eggs.”

All five senses | Paradise found

There is a resort in Bohol that rejuvenates all of the five senses and even awakens a secret sense of imagination.

Bohol board approves law on extraction tax for limestone mining

THE BOHOL Provincial Board on Friday unanimously approved on third and final reading an ordinance imposing extraction fee on large-scale mining of limestone in Garcia-Hernandez town.

Virgin Island in Bohol found littered

A SMALL island called Virgin, a part of the municipality of Panglao in Bohol, has been found to be littered, with a number of...

Unsolicited proposal submitted for Davao, new Bohol airports

CHElSEA Logistics Holdings Corp. (CLC) has submitted to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) an unsolicited Public-Private Partnership (PPP) proposal to develop the Davao and...

Bohol positioned as dairy hub amid cattle imports

THE Department of Agriculture said it will eventually distribute dairy cattle to farmers in Bohol following the import of 5,000 head of the girolando...

Private firm proposes biomass power plant in Bohol

CIMON BAGO Bio-Power Plant, Inc. (Philippines) is proposing to build a biomass plant that could supply 100 megawatts (MW) to the island province of...

DoE: Power fully restored in quake-hit provinces

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor POWER has been fully restored in Leyte, Samar and Bohol after the three provinces suffered for weeks without electricity when...

Tagbilaran: more than Bohol’s gateway

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman, Reporter MOST PEOPLE just pass through Tagbilaran City, Bohol’s capital, on their way to Panglao Island and its beaches,...

Nivea Sun takes Bohol

By Joseph L. Garcia BOHOL’S MOODY SKIES did not kill the party for this year’s Nivea Sun 2016 kickoff, held on Jan. 26-28 at the...