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