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DOT BEGINS TRAINING FOR BOHOL FOOD VENDORS

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco bared the Department of Tourism (DOT)’s immediate plans to facilitate an interagency technical working group (TWG) that seeks to strengthen the capacity of micro-entrepreneurs such as food vendors to provide quality tourism services. The Department, Frasco said, has reached out to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of […]

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DOT LEADS PROBE OF ‘OVERPRICED’ PANGLAO SEAFOOD

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is in touch with Bohol province over the alleged overpricing of seafood by vendors at Virgin Island in Panglao. Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco said this is a matter that DOT “takes seriously especially as it concerns the welfare of tourists whose continued support for our destinations is critical to […]

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DPWH OPENS RESILIENT CLARIN BRIDGE IN LOAY, BOHOL

The countdown to the long-awaited day for the full opening to vehicular traffic of the newly built iconic bridge in Loay, Bohol has come to an end. In his report to Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger G. Mercado, Undersecretary and Build Build Build Program Chief Implementer Emil K. Sadain said […]

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BOHOL’S CLARIN BRIDGE TO OPEN ON JUNE 7 – DPWH

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking forward to finishing the paving of access ramps for a new bridge in Loay, Bohol by June 7, 2022. In his report to Secretary Roger Mercado, Undersecretary and Build Build Build Chief Implementer Emil Sadain said that the construction of the approach road for the […]

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PRC SENDS HELP TO ‘ODETTE’-HIT BOHOL, CEBU

Senator Dick Gordon sent relief goods to families affected by the recent supertyphoon Odette in some parts of Visayas and Mindanao in an effort to spread hope to them and rebuild their lives with dignity. Gordon assured that the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) he chairs will continue to assist the most vulnerable residents in Ubay […]

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NO LOOTING INCIDENTS IN BOHOL AFTER ‘ODETTE’ – YAP

Bohol Governor Arthur Yap said there are no untoward incidents reported in the province, like looting in areas where people are left with no food and water, days after the onslaught of Typhoon Odette. “In the past two weeks that I have been going around the province, I am at least happy to share with […]

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‘ODETTE’-HIT BOHOL ISLAND VILLAGES GET AID – YAP

The provincial government of Bohol and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) recently delivered tons of food, water, and clothes to the island villages cut off from the mainland due to Typhoon Odette. Governor Arthur Yap, in a presser before boarding the Philippine Coast Guard vessel “Tubattaha”, said they targeted to deliver the relief assistance to […]

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SARA DUTERTE SENDS RESCUE TEAMS TO BOHOL

The city government of Davao City has sent over a hundred disaster responders to conduct relief and rescue operations in Bohol province, which was badly hit by Typhoon Odette. A Facebook post of the City Government of Davao showed Mayor Sara Duterte leading the send-off ceremony for the delegation comprising 106 Dabawenyos. The team headed […]

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BOHOL TOURISM WORKERS TO GET COVID VAX JABS SOON

Some 10,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be arriving in Bohol, Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat announced in a virtual meeting with the province’s tourism industry stakeholders. “I am delighted to bring the good news that vaccine czars Sec. Carlito Galvez and Sec. Vince Dizon have approved our request for additional vaccines for Bohol. With this, […]

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BOHOL GETS P388-M FARM ASSISTANCE FROM DA – DAR

To enable robust agriculture development in the communities, the Department of Agriculture (DA) turned over various machineries and farm inputs to the local farmers and fishers of the island-province of Bohol recently. The efforts seal the commitment of the DA to forge and strengthen allies with the local government units which will be the “rowers” […]